Adenike Awotile

Adenike Awotile
Lagos State University | LASU · Restorative Dentistry

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Aims: To determine pattern of demand, reasons for root canal treatment (RCT) and survey routine practices of RCT in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja (LASUTH). Methods: A retrospective review of hospital records of patients who had done RCT in Endodontic Unit of Restorative clinic of LASUTH, Lagos State, Nigeria from January 2016 to D...
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Objective: To determine the patients' management pattern for restorative treatment procedures at the Restorative Dentistry Clinic at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). Material and Methods: A descriptive and retrospective study design was employed to determine patients' management patterns for the restorative treatment procedure...
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This paper highlighted the scientific rationale for the 4 major caries management systems/pathways (CaMPs) which paved the way for the emergence of minimum intervention dentistry (MID) as the evidence based, holistic, patient centered and prevention focused approach to managing dental caries in the 21st century. Clinical principles and strategies f...
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Background: Oral health entails practicing and maintenance of good oral hygiene. It is an integral part of general health. Aim: To determine the oral health behavior among dental, medical and nursing students of the Lagos State University College of Medicine, Ikeja Lagos. Nigeria. Materials and Methods: The survey was conducted among dental, medica...
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Context: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a highly infectious disease that poses a threat in dental practice especially in prosthetic clinics due to the peculiar nature of prosthodontic procedures. Aims: The aim of this study was to determine the attitude and practices in prosthodontics during COVID-19 period. Settings and design: An online c...
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This article briefly reviewed the environmental- human impact of dental amalgam with reference to the recent decision of the Minamata convention's 3rd conference of the parties to accelerate phase down of dental mercury amalgam. The emergence of minimum intervention dentistry (MID) as the evidence based 21st century approach to the management of de...
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Introduction: Dental extraction is one of the commonest procedures performed in most dental clinics worldwide and this trend persists in spite of advances in dental care. Due to gaps in available data from Lagos state owned dental clinics which attend to the highest proportion of patients in the region, the aim of this study is to identify the reas...
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Original ResearchAim and Objectives: The complex anatomy of the root canal system, the challenging oral environment, and a host of patient factors can present challenges to achieving the goals of endodontic treatment. There are no clear guidelines on when a general practitioner should refer to an endodontist, and standardized forms for assessing en...
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Aims: The current study was designed to determine the frequency of usage of acrylic stock teeth in RPDs using variables such as age, gender, jaw quadrants and jaws respectively. Methods: This random retrospective study reviewed the laboratory cards of 2,266 adult patients who requested for RPDs from the Dental Centre of Lagos State University Teach...
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Abstract Background: The study compared the clinical performance of a light cured nanohybrid resin compo- site, Natural Elegance (Henry Schein®) to a light cured microhybrid resin composite, Natural Elegance (Henry Schein®) in the restoration of occlusal and proximo-occlusal cavities in a Nigerian adult population. Materials and methods: A randomi...
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge and practices of disinfection of dental impression in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos Nigeria and also to find out if the practices of these two tertiary hospitals were up to acceptable standards. Material and Methods: This...
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ABSTRACT Aims and Objectives: To compare the effectiveness of sodium hypochlorite and chlorhexidine as irrigants in single visit root canal therapy of teeth with acute irreversible pulpitis and also to determine if there is any association between tooth type and effectiveness of the irrigant used. Materials and Methods: A randomized controlled (cli...
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Introduction: tooth avulsion is the total displacement of a tooth from its socket due to inadvertent or non-accidental injury. the risk factors for traumatic dental injuries include aggression and violent attitudes and this must always be considered bearing in mind that the assault could be due to domestic violence. the present case report describe...
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Dentinogenesis Imperfecta is a localized mesodermal dysplasia affecting both the primary and permanent dentition. First described in the late 19th century, it is characterized by discolored and translucent teeth ranging from grey to brownish-blue or amber. Dentinogenesis Imperfecta, type II (DGI-2) is rare and it is a severe form of the condition....
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Dental anxiety has been reported to be of global public health concern. In Nigeria, not much work has been documented on dental anxiety. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of dental anxiety and determine the reliability and validity of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) in screening for dental anxiety among Nigerian...
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Objective Dental practitioners are reported to frequently encounter individuals who suffer from psychological pain at the dental clinics. Most dentists do not have the training to or the instrument to recognise and manage psychological pain associated with dental treatment. This study aimed at detecting the levels of psychological pain among denta...
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Objective: It has been noted that oral health conditions have significant relationships with mental illnesses. In Nigeria, a large number of individuals with psychological morbidity also visit dental health practitioners regularly and few psychopathological studies have been carried out to determine the prevalence of psychopathology in dental patie...

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