Sherine A. Nasry

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BACKGROUND Gingival hyperpigmentation is a common esthetical concern in patients with gummy smile or excessive gingival display. Laser ablation has been recognized recently as the most effective, pleasant and reliable technique. It has the advantage of easy handling, short treatment time, hemostasis, decontamination, and sterilization effect. AIM In the(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of beta tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) alone compared to β-TCP and Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) in regenerating localized horizontal maxillary alveolar ridge deficiencies prior to implant placement. STUDY DESIGN The study included 20 patients with horizontal maxillary ridge deficiencies limited to one or more(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to analyze the cytotoxicity of ciprofloxacin (CIP) loaded on chitosan bioactive glass scaffold on human periodontal ligament stem cells (PLSCs) in vitro. MATERIALS AND METHODS PLSCs obtained from human third molars, cultures treated with medium containing 15 x 15 mm chitosan/bioactive glass scaffolds without/with different(More)
BACKGROUND Various attempts have been implemented using different materials and techniques to augment the maxillary sinus floor for prospect dental implant positioning. AIM This contemplate was conducted to assess the osteogenic capability of the maxillary sinus in a two-step sinus membrane elevation using titanium mesh to keep the formed space to place(More)
There is evidence supporting an association between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and periodontitis. We determined whether patients with chronic periodontitis, who are otherwise healthy individuals, have higher serum concentrations of emerging risk markers of CVD such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin 6 (IL-6) and investigated the effect of(More)
Although the clinical relationship between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus (DM) is well established, few investigations have focused on the immunoinflammatory responses in sites with periodontitis in subjects with DM. Because of the potential association between periodontitis and diabetes, the aim of this study was to examine the serum levels of IL17 in(More)
BACKGROUND The underlying etiology of recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is unclear and treatment aims to provide symptomatic and faster relief. This study compared the efficacy of diode laser, a herbal combination of Acacia nilotica and Licorice (A and L) and Amlexanox in the management of RAS. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty patients with minor aphthae were(More)
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