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Treatment with subantimicrobial dose doxycycline improves the efficacy of scaling and root planing in patients with adult periodontitis.
BACKGROUND In a previous study, subantimicrobial dose doxycycline (SDD) significantly improved clinical parameters associated with periodontal health in patients with adult periodontitis (AP) whenExpand
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Three-dimensional modeling and finite element analysis in treatment planning for orthodontic tooth movement.
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to demonstrate the potential of 3-dimensional modeling and finite element analysis as clinical tools in treatment planning for orthodontic tooth movement.Expand
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Taste Genes Associated with Dental Caries
Dental caries is influenced by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors, including dietary habits. Previous reports have characterized the influence of genetic variation on tasteExpand
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GWAS of Dental Caries Patterns in the Permanent Dentition
The importance of susceptibility genes in the risk for dental caries has been clearly established. While many candidate caries genes have been proposed, to date, few of them have been rigorouslyExpand
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Genome-wide Association Scan for Childhood Caries Implicates Novel Genes
Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in children and a major public health concern due to its increasing incidence, serious health and social co-morbidities, and socio-demographicExpand
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Effects of audiovisual distraction during dental prophylaxis.
BACKGROUND Fear and anxiety often inhibit patients from seeking dental care. Audiovisual, or A/V, distraction techniques have been shown to reduce patient anxiety and pain during dental procedures.Expand
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Differences in Self-Reported Oral Health Among Community-Dwelling Black, Hispanic, and White Elders
Objectives: To compare differences in self-rated oral health among community-dwelling Black, Hispanic, and White adults aged 60 and older. Method: A total of 4,859 participants in the National HealthExpand
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Genome-wide analysis of BMI in adolescents and young adults reveals additional insight into the effects of genetic loci over the life course.
Genetic loci for body mass index (BMI) in adolescence and young adulthood, a period of high risk for weight gain, are understudied, yet may yield important insight into the etiology of obesity andExpand
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Effects of enamel matrix genes on dental caries are moderated by fluoride exposures
Dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease, worldwide, affecting most children and adults. Though dental caries is highly heritable, few caries-related genes have been discovered.Expand
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Self-reported dental hygiene, obesity, and systemic inflammation in a pediatric rural community cohort
BackgroundA growing body of epidemiologic evidence links oral health, obesity, and cardiovascular health, though few studies have reported on these relationships in children. While underlyingExpand
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