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BACKGROUND The interactions between torus and several factors such as age, gender, and dental status have not been studied comprehensively. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of gender on the mandibular cortical index (MCI) and to investigate a possible association between torus mandibularis (TM) and MCI. METHODS The study consisted of(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of apical root resorption in maxillary incisors during the initial stages of active orthodontic treatment and to test the hypothesis that root resorption increases with the progress of the treatment. METHODS The study sample consisted of 80 teeth of 20 patients (14 female, 6 male) with a(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of daily turban wear on temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems. This cross-sectional study was carried out on 249 female patients. Of these, 119 patients were using turban daily, while 130 patients did not use. Patients were asked questions to ascertain the signs of TMJ problems. Thereafter, the TMJ region(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical performance of composite restorations placed with different adhesive systems in primary teeth. In 32 patients, 128 composite restorations were placed using a split-mouth design as follows (4 groups/patient): three-step etch-and-rinse (Group 1), two-step etch-and-rinse (Group 2), two-step self-etch (Group(More)
This case report describes the management of a late-referral case of periapically involved, traumatized immature permanent incisors by endodontic treatment and the use of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) apical plugs. A 10-year-old boy was referred to the clinic with a chief complaint of pain in his maxillary central incisors, which had experienced(More)
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