Roberto Pippi

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The aim of the present work is to analyze all scientific evidence to verify whether similarities supporting a unified explanation for odontomas and supernumerary teeth exist. A literature search was first conducted for epidemiologic studies indexed by PubMed, to verify their worldwide incidence. The analysis of the literature data shows some interesting(More)
BACKGROUND People with poor OHL have the highest level of oral diseases and the worst oral treatment results. The main aim of the present study was to investigate the degree of knowledge of the role of the dental hygienist in patients who go to a public dental facility for the first time. MATERIAL AND METHODS A semi-structured questionnaire was(More)
OBJECTIVE Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has been proposed in surgical planning of lower third molar extraction. The aim of the present study was to assess the reliability of CBCT in defining third molar root morphology and its spatial relationships with the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). MATERIALS AND METHODS Intraoperative and radiographic(More)
Editorial Medical and dental practitioners are going through difficult years in which litigation is frequent, because of complications related to treatment vs non treatment decision as well as to each treatment option vs any others possible. This is also true as far as antibiotic prophylaxis is concerned, so litigation may arise due to surgical or distant(More)
Intra-and postoperative mandibular fracture is one of the major complications associated with difficult surgical extractions in the lower arch. Adult age, male gender, deep inclusion, tooth an-kylosis, and associated cystic or other pathological lesions are usually considered predisposing factors of mandibular fracture related to surgery. The aim of the(More)
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