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Mode of correction is related to treatment timing in Class II patients treated with the mandibular advancement locking unit (MALU) appliance
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-25)
<p><i>Objective</i>: To investigate the proportion of skeletal/dentoalveolar components for correction of Class II malocclusion in relation to the pubertal growth peak (PGP) among patients treated with the mandibular advancement locking unit (MALU) appliance.</p> <p><i>Materials and Methods</i>: We conducted a retrospective study of 27 orthodontic patients (age range: 12–18 years; mean age 14.9 ...
Photo-irradiated caffeic acid exhibits antimicrobial activity against Streptococcus mutans biofilms via hydroxyl radical formation
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-07-25)
An antimicrobial technique based on photo-oxidation of caffeic acid (CA) has recently been developed, but its effect on biofilm-forming bacteria is unknown. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of photo-irradiated CA against Streptococcus mutans (cariogenic bacteria) biofilm as it relates to hydroxyl radical formation. S. mutans biofilms grown on hydroxyapatite disks were immersed in CA ...
Cochrane Collaboration Systematic Reviews may be based on trials not approved by a research ethics committee
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-10-27)
Systematic reviews (SR) may potentially contain reports of primary trials with ethical problems. The Cochrane Collaboration SRs are considered as the highest standard in evidence-based health care resources. All SRs completed during the last 5 years (2013–2017) under the management of the Oral Health Group of the Cochrane Collaboration were identified. All primary trials included in the Oral Health ...
Frequency of visits and examinations in the Public Dental Service in Finland - a retrospective analysis, 2001-2013
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-28)
Background:<br> This study aimed to investigate longitudinally examination and visiting patterns in the Finnish Public Dental Service (PDS) and to relate these to patients’ treatment needs and international recommendations on examination intervals. <br> Methods: <br> Data on patients and their dental visits in the period 2001–2013 were collected from five municipal PDS-units serving a total ...