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Effect of Alveolar Ridge Preservation after Tooth Extraction
Alveolar ridge preservation strategies are indicated to minimize the loss of ridge volume that typically follows tooth extraction. The aim of this systematic review was to determine the effect thatExpand
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Prevalence of job strain among Indian foundry shop floor workers.
Global competition in manufacturing sector demand higher productivity levels. In this context, workers in this sector are set with high output targets, leading to job strain. In addition to theExpand
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Nano-sized calcium phosphate particles for periodontal gene therapy.
BACKGROUND Growth factors such as platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) have significantly enhanced periodontal therapy outcomes with a high degree of variability, mostly due to the lack of continualExpand
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Review Paper: DNA Delivery Strategies to Promote Periodontal Regeneration
Periodontal diseases are caused by bacteria with an inflammatory component that result in the loss of bone and soft tissue around the neck of the teeth. Recent therapies allow clinicians toExpand
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A Pilot Study Evaluating Combinatorial and Simultaneous Delivery of Polyethylenimine-Plasmid DNA Complexes Encoding for VEGF and PDGF for Bone Regeneration in Calvarial Bone Defects.
Gene therapy is a promising strategy to deliver growth factors of interest locally in a sustained fashion and has the potential to overcome barriers to using recombinant protein therapy such asExpand
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Hospital based emergency department visits attributed to dental caries in the United States in 2006.
OBJECTIVE There is a paucity of published studies presenting nationally representative estimates on hospital-based emergency department visits primarily attributed to dental caries. The objective ofExpand
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Chemically modified RNA activated matrices enhance bone regeneration.
There exists a dire need for improved therapeutics to achieve predictable bone regeneration. Gene therapy using non-viral vectors that are safe and efficient at transfecting target cells is aExpand
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A cross-sectional assessment of biomarker levels around implants versus natural teeth in periodontal maintenance patients.
BACKGROUND Recent studies point to the clinical utility of using peri-implant sulcular fluid (PISF) as a valuable diagnostic aid for monitoring peri-implant tissue health. The objectives of thisExpand
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Incorporation of copper into chitosan scaffolds promotes bone regeneration in rat calvarial defects.
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of a copper loaded chitosan scaffold on bone regeneration in critical-sized calvarial defects in rats. Chitosan scaffolds andExpand
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Quality assessment of systematic reviews on short dental implants.
BACKGROUND Critical analysis of published systematic reviews may help in understanding their strengths and weaknesses and identifying areas that need improvement. Short dental implants are becomingExpand
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