Validation of the “Quality of Life related to function, aesthetics, socialization, and thoughts about health-behavioural habits (QoLFAST-10)” scale for wearers of implant-supported fixed partial dentures

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Validation of the “Quality of Life related to function, aesthetics, socialization, and thoughts about health-behavioural habits (QoLFAST-10)” scale for wearers of implant-supported fixed partial dentures

Abstract Objectives To validate the ‘Quality of Life related to function, aesthetics, socialization, and thoughts about health-behavioural habits (QoLFAST-10)’ questionnaire for assessing the whole concept of oral health-related quality of…

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Development of a measure of hypodontia patients’ expectations of the process and outcome of combined orthodontic and restorative treatment

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Development of a measure of hypodontia patients’ expectations of the process and outcome of combined orthodontic and restorative treatment

Abstract Objectives To devise and assess the psychometric properties of a measure that investigates hypodontia patients’ expectations of the process and outcome of combined orthodontic/restorative treatment. Setting Specialised secondary care…

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Implant-supported mandibular removable partial dentures; patient-based outcome measures in relation to implant position

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Implant-supported mandibular removable partial dentures; patient-based outcome measures in relation to implant position

Abstract Objectives To assess the benefits of implant support to Removable Partial Dentures (RPD) in patients with a bilateral free-ending situation in the mandible and to determine the most favorable…

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High-viscosity glass-ionomer cements for direct posterior tooth restorations in permanent teeth: The evidence in brief

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on High-viscosity glass-ionomer cements for direct posterior tooth restorations in permanent teeth: The evidence in brief

Abstract Objectives To provide a brief overview of the current evidence-base for direct posterior tooth restorations in permanent teeth placed using high-viscosity glass-ionomer cement (HVGIC). Methods The evidence sources: laboratory…

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Development of a measure of hypodontia patients’ expectations of the process and outcome of combined orthodontic and restorative treatment

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Development of a measure of hypodontia patients’ expectations of the process and outcome of combined orthodontic and restorative treatment

Abstract Objectives To devise and assess the psychometric properties of a measure that investigates hypodontia patients’ expectations of the process and outcome of combined orthodontic/restorative treatment. Setting Specialised secondary care…

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Validation of the “Quality of Life related to function, aesthetics, socialization, and thoughts about health-behavioural habits (QoLFAST-10)” scale for wearers of implant-supported fixed partial dentures

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Validation of the “Quality of Life related to function, aesthetics, socialization, and thoughts about health-behavioural habits (QoLFAST-10)” scale for wearers of implant-supported fixed partial dentures

Abstract Objectives To validate the ‘Quality of Life related to function, aesthetics, socialization, and thoughts about health-behavioural habits (QoLFAST-10)’ questionnaire for assessing the whole concept of oral health-related quality of…

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Effect of toothbrushing duration and dentifrice quantity on enamel remineralisation: An in siturandomized clinical trial

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effect of toothbrushing duration and dentifrice quantity on enamel remineralisation: An in siturandomized clinical trial

Abstract Objectives The influence of toothbrushing duration and dentifrice quantity on fluoride efficacy against dental caries is poorly understood. This study investigated effects of these two oral hygiene factors on…

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Dentist material selection for single-unit crowns: Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Dentist material selection for single-unit crowns: Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network

Abstract Objectives Dentists enrolled in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network completed a study questionnaire about techniques and materials used for single-unit crowns and an enrollment questionnaire about dentist/practice characteristics….

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Scanning electron microscopic analysis of using agarose hydrogel microenvironment to create enamel prism-like tissue on dentine surface

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Scanning electron microscopic analysis of using agarose hydrogel microenvironment to create enamel prism-like tissue on dentine surface

Abstract Objective To investigate remineralisation of dentine in the hydrogel microenvironment for the management of hypersensitivity. Methods Human dentine slices were prepared from extracted sound human molars. They were acid-etched…

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Oral health-related quality of life and associated factors in a care-dependent and a care-independent older population

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Oral health-related quality of life and associated factors in a care-dependent and a care-independent older population

Abstract Objectives To examine relationships between oral health (OH) factors and general health (GH) factors (including physical, mental, and social health domains), and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in…

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Effects of pretreatments and hydrothermal aging on biaxial flexural strength of lithium di-silicate and Mg-PSZ ceramics

Jun 19, 2018 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Effects of pretreatments and hydrothermal aging on biaxial flexural strength of lithium di-silicate and Mg-PSZ ceramics

Abstract Objectives To evaluate the effect of specimen thickness, pretreatment and hydrothermal aging on the biaxial flexural strength (BFS) of lithium di-silicate glass (e.max Cad) and magnesia-stabilized zirconia (ZirMagnum) ceramic…

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