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Clinical outcome of autogenous bone blocks or guided bone regeneration with e-PTFE membranes for the reconstruction of narrow edentulous ridges.
The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical outcome of two different surgical methods for the reconstruction of narrow edentulous ridges before implant installation: guided bone regenerationExpand
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Implant-retained mandibular overdentures with Brånemark System MKII implants: a prospective comparative study between delayed and immediate loading.
This study was designed to compare the results of immediate and delayed loading of implants with implant-retained mandibular overdentures. Ten patients (test group) received 40 Brånemark System MKIIExpand
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Oral cancer and oral erythroplakia: an update and implication for clinicians.
Despite recent advances in therapy and treatment for oral cancer, survival rates are still low. It is generally accepted that oral cancer may arise from potentially premalignant disorders. OralExpand
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Diagnosis and management of xerostomia and hyposalivation
Xerostomia, the subjective complaint of dry mouth, and hyposalivation remain a significant burden for many individuals. Diagnosis of xerostomia and salivary gland hypofunction is dependent upon aExpand
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Behavior of implants in bone grafts or free flaps after tumor resection.
The authors compared bone resorption of autogenous bone grafts and revascularized free flaps used for the reconstruction of mandibular continuity defects following resection for tumors, before andExpand
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Oral health profile in an institutionalized population of Italian adults with mental retardation.
The oral health of 219 residents with mental retardation living in a long-term-care institution near Milan was assessed. The dental and periodontal status, daily habits, oral hygiene, and oralExpand
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Dental and periodontal history of oncologic patients on parenteral bisphosphonates with or without osteonecrosis of the jaws: a pilot study.
OBJECTIVES We tested the hypothesis that patients on bisphosphonates with ONJ might have a poorer dental and periodontal history than non-ONJ patients. Our aim was to retrospectively compare medicalExpand
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Oral Cancer Knowledge: A Survey Administered to Patients in Dental Departments at Large Italian Hospitals
We assessed the oral cancer (OC) knowledge, including risk factors and clinical symptoms, among patients attending dental departments within Italian university hospitals. Two thousand and two hundredExpand
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Prevalence of halitosis in children considering oral hygiene, gender and age.
BACKGROUND To date, few studies have addressed halitosis in the paediatric population. As such, the aim of the present study was to investigate symptoms, signs and risk factors associated withExpand
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Oral surgery in patients on anticoagulant treatment without therapy interruption.
PURPOSE Conflicting opinions exist in literature concerning the management of oral surgery in patients on oral anticoagulants because no consensus on perioperative protocols is available, includingExpand
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