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  • Piezoelectric bone surgery for implant site preparation compared with conventional drilling techniques: A systematic review, meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis 

    Stacchi, Claudio; Bassi, Francesco; Troiano, Giuseppe; Rapani, Antonio; Lombardi, Teresa; Jokstad, Asbjørn; Sennerby, Lars; Schierano, Gianmario (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-18)
    <p><i>Purpose:</i> To evaluate whether the use of piezoelectric bone surgery (PBS) for implant site preparation reduces surgical time, improves implant stability, preserves marginal bone level and improves the survival rate of oral implants compared with conventional drilling techniques. <p><i>Materials and methods:</i> This meta-analysis followed the PRISMA (preferred reporting items for systematic ...
  • Perceived Stress and Associated Factors in Russian Medical and Dental Students: A Cross-Sectional Study in North-West Russia 

    Drachev, Sergei Nikolaevich; Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Bolstad, Napat Limchaichana; Johnsen, Jan-Are Kolset; Yushmanova, TN; Trovik, Tordis A (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-27)
    The aim was to assess perceived stress (PS) and factors associated with PS in Russian medical and dental students. A total of 406 medical and 283 dental students aged 18–25 years that attended the Northern State Medical University in Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia participated in this cross-sectional study. A structured, self-administered questionnaire was used to collect information on socio-demographic ...
  • Oral health-related quality of life among students of the Medical University in the Russian Arctic 

    Popov, VA; Vyborova, PS; Gordienko, AA; Moseev, RI; Yushmanova, TN; Gorbatova, Maria A.; Drachev, Sergei Nikolaevich (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The aim is to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and factors associated with OHRQoL among the students of the medical university. Methods. The cross-sectional study included 308 Russian speaking third year students aged 19-25 years from the Faculty of General Medicine, Paediatrics, Preventive Medicine and Dentistry of the Northern State Medical University (NSMU), Arkhangelsk, Russian ...
  • Dental Health Services Response to COVID-19 in Norway 

    Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Uhlen, Marte-Mari Nordsetmoen; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Hovden, Ewa Alicja Szyszko; Shabestari, Maziar; Ansteinsson, Vibeke Elise (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-12)
    We aimed to investigate the management of urgent dental care, the perception of risk and workplace preparedness among dental staff in Norway during the COVID-19 pandemic. An electronic questionnaire regarding the strictest confinement period in Norway (13 March–17 April 2020) was distributed to dental staff. Among the 1237 respondents, 727 (59%) treated patients, of whom 170 (14%) worked in clinics ...
  • Quantification of porosity in composite resins delivered by injectable syringes using X-ray microtomography 

    Nilsen, Bo Wold; Mouhat, Mathieu; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-06)
    <i>Objective</i>: To assess whether composite polymer resin delivered in compules include pores and the possible effect on the amount of porosity in dental restorations.<p> <p><i>Method and materials</i>: Original compules containing unpolymerised composite polymer resin (CPR) were scanned in a micro-CT. Four products were examined, which comprised universal composites (Herculite XRV Ultra, Ceram.X ...
  • Heat Development in the Pulp Chamber During Curing Process of Resin-Based Composite Using Multi-Wave LED Light Curing Unit 

    Nilsen, Bo Wold; Mouhat, Mathieu; Haukland, Torbjørn; Örtengren, Ulf Tore; Mercer, James B (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-07-08)
    <i>Objective</i>: The study aimed to investigate factors contributing to heat development during light curing of a flowable bulk-fill resin-based composite (SDR<sup>TM</sup>, Lot # 602000876, Dentsply Sirona, Konstanz, Germany) (RBC).<p><p> <i>Materials and Methods</i>: Temperatures were measured with calibrated thermocouples. A multi-wave light-emitting diode (LED) light curing unit (LCU) was ...
  • Comparison of antimicrobial prescribing for dental and oral infections in England and Scotland with Norway and Sweden and their relative contribution to national consumption 2010–2016 

    Smith, Andrew; Al-Mahdi, Rania; Malcolm, William; Palmer, Nikolaus; Dahlén, Gunnar; Al-Haroni, Mohammed (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-16)
    <i>Background</i> - Prescribing in dental practice has a relatively small but important contribution to the quantity of antibiotics prescribed in primary care. This study aimed to analyse antibiotic prescribing in dentistry over time (2010–2016) in 4 different Northern European countries and their relative contribution to national outpatients consumption.<p><p> <i>Methods</i> - This retrospective ...
  • Friedman Score in Relation to Compliance and Treatment Response in Nonsevere Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

    Berg, Lars Martin; Ankjell, Torun Karina Solheim; Sun, Yi-Qian; Trovik, Tordis A; Sjögren, Anders; Rikardsen, Oddveig G; Moen, Ketil; Hellem, Sølve; Bugten, Vegard (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-19)
    Nonsevere obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is most often treated with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device or a mandibular advancement splint (MAS). However, patient compliance with these treatments is difficult to predict. Improvement in apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) is also somewhat unpredictable in MAS treatment. In this study, we investigated the association between Friedman tongue ...
  • Impact of polyols on oral microbiome of Estonian schoolchildren 

    Štšepetova, Jelena; Truu, Jaak; Runnel, Riina; Nõmmela, Rita; Saag, Mare; Olak, Jaana; Nõlvak, Hiie; Preem, Jens-Konrad; Oopkaup, Kristjan; Krjutškov, Kaarel; Honkala, Eino; Honkala, Sisko; Mäkinen, Kauko; Mäkinen, Pirkko-Liisa; Vahlberg, Tero; Vermeiren, Joan; Bosscher, Douwina; de Cock, Peter; Mändar, Reet (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-18)
    <i>Background</i> - Oral microbiome has significant impact on both oral and general health. Polyols have been promoted as sugar substitutes in prevention of oral diseases. We aimed to reveal the effect of candies containing erythritol, xylitol or control (sorbitol) on salivary microbiome.<p><p> <i>Methods</i> - Ninety children (11.3 ± 0.6 years) consumed candies during 3 years. Microbial ...
  • Self-reported psychological problems amongst undergraduate dental students: A pilot study in seven European countries 

    Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Lina; Pūrienė, Alina; Chałas, Renata; Hysi, Dorjan; Katrova, Lydia; Nacaite, Marija; Nikolovska, Julijana; Oancea, Roxana; Berlin, Vilija (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-29)
    <i>Aim</i> - To map psychological problems amongst undergraduate dental students with a focus on different time points in clinical work in seven Eastern European and Scandinavian countries.<p><p> <i>Materials and Methods</i> - A total of 1063 3rd‐ and 5th‐year dental students (response rate 70%) participated in this pilot study and completed a pre‐tested, structured questionnaire, which ...
  • Visitors? experiences of public and private dental care in Sweden in 1992?2012 

    Pälvärinne, Raimo; Birkhed, Dowen; Forsberg, Birger; Widström, eeva (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-22)
    <i>Aim</i> - The aim was to compare adult patients’ experiences of public and private dental care in Sweden over time from the ages of 50 and 70 years, between 1992 and 2012.<p><p> <i>Materials and methods</i> - Data on visiting patterns, oral health, fees and satisfaction were obtained from a questionnaire study every 5 years in 1992–2012 and analysed by using the Chi-square test and logistic ...
  • Quo Vadis, Cochrane Collaboration? 

    Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-27)
    It seems to undersigned that this initially idealistic charity has contracted some form of Icarus syndrome prompted by seduction to generate substantial revenues rather than strengthening the actual value of the offered products, i.e., the access to the databases of RCTs and systematic reviews (SR) and quality assurance of the latter category.
  • To what extent does smoking affect gingival bleeding response to supragingival plaque? Site‐specific analyses in a population‐based study 

    Holde, Gro Eirin; Birgitta, Jönsson; Oscarson, Nils; Müller, Hans-Peter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-01)
    <p><i>Background and objective - </i>The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of smoking on the site‐specific association between bleeding on gingival probing and supragingival plaque and to assess whether this differs in different regions of the dentition. <p><i>Methods - </i>Data from a representative sample of 1911 adults (20‐79 years old) in Northern Norway were analyzed. Periodontal ...
  • Public Dental Service personnel facing a major health care reform in Finland 

    Widström, Eeva; Tiira, Hannele; Tillberg, Anders (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-11)
    <i>Objectives</i> - A health care reform will replace the health care and social services centred on public provision with a market-oriented system and enhanced competition between public and private sectors. The aim was to ascertain Public Dental Services (PDS) changes personnel anticipated and how dental services in the new “public” undertakings could be made more cost-efficient.<p> <p><i>Materials ...
  • The impact of ICDAS on occlusal caries treatment recommendations for high caries risk patients: an in vitro study 

    Qudeimat, Muawia; Altarakemah, Yacoub; Alomari, Qasem; Alshawaf, Nour; Honkala, Eino (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-07)
    <i>Background</i> - The diagnostic criteria and tools used in caries lesion detection have been shown to affect the decision-making for caries treatment. Compared to other diagnostic criteria/classifications, ICDAS has been shown to provide a more accurate method for the detection of occlusal caries lesions. The influence of using ICDAS on caries treatment recommendations has received increasing ...
  • Children and adolescents dental treatment in 2001-2013 in the Finnish public dental service 

    Lindén, J.; Widström, Eeva; Sinkkonen, Jari (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-01)
    <i>Background</i> - The Public Dental Service (PDS) in Finland has catered for the overwhelming majority of the young for more than 50 years. They have had examinations, preventive measures and all other necessary treatment free of charge. This study aimed to survey the treatment needs and treatment measures provided for children and adolescents and changes in these during the period 2001–2013.<p> ...
  • European Society of Endodontology position statement: Management of deep caries and the exposed pulp 

    Duncan, Henry F.; Galler, Kerstin; Tomson, Phillip L.M.; Simon, Stephanie; El-Karim, Ikhlas; Kundzina, Rita; Krastl, Gabriel; Dammaschke, Till; Fransson, Helena; Markvart, Merete; Zehnder, Matthias; Bjørndal, Lars (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-21)
    This position statement on the management of deep caries and the exposed pulp represents the consensus of an expert committee, convened by the European Society of Endodontology (ESE). Preserving the pulp in a healthy state with sustained vitality, preventing apical periodontitis and developing minimally invasive biologically based therapies are key themes within contemporary clinical endodontics. ...
  • Airborne exposure to gaseous and particle-associated organic substances in resin-based dental materials during restorative procedures 

    Nilsen, Bo Wold; Jensen, Einar; Õrtengren, Ulf; Bang, Berit; Michelsen, Vibeke Barman (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-16)
    Dental composite dust has been shown to act as a vehicle for methacrylates in vivo/in vitro. The objective of this study was to assess airborne exposure of dental personnel to gaseous and particle‐associated organic constituents from resin‐based dental materials in a simulated clinic. Sampling of total aerosol fractions and gaseous substances was performed by dental students carrying particle filters ...
  • Promoter activity of ORF-less gene cassettes isolated from the oral metagenome 

    Tansirichaiya, Supathep; Mullany, Peter; Roberts, Adam P. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-10)
    Integrons are genetic elements consisting of a functional platform for recombination and expression of gene cassettes (GCs). GCs usually carry promoter-less open reading frames (ORFs), encoding proteins with various functions including antibiotic resistance. The transcription of GCs relies mainly on a cassette promoter (P<sub>C</sub>), located upstream of an array of GCs. Some integron GCs, called ...
  • Dog-assisted therapy in the dental clinic. Part B. Hazards and assessment of potential risks to the health and safety of the dental therapy dog 

    Gussgard, Anne Margrete; Weese, J.Scott; Hensten, Arne; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-20)
    <i>Background</i> - A dental therapy dog may help anxious patients in the dental clinic overcome their fear and facilitate the completion of necessary dental care. Dental clinic activities are associated with hazards that may pose potential risks to the health and safety of the dental therapy dog.<p> <p><i>Objectives</i> - To describe potential hazards associated with risks to health and safety ...

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