Priya Subramaniam

Priya Subramaniam
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka | RGUHS · Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Master of Dental Surgery

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Aim and objective: To assess the efficacy of an innovative vibrating device and compare it with the conventional method in reducing discomfort during the administration of local anesthesia. Materials and methods: Forty children in the age-group of 4-8 years requiring local anesthesia for routine dental procedures were allocated to either a contr...
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Lifetimes of low-lying excited states in the νi13/2+ bands of the neutron-deficient osmium isotopes 169,171,173Os have been measured for the first time using the recoil-distance Doppler shift and recoil-isomer tagging techniques. An unusually low value is observed for the ratio B(E2;21/2+→17/2+)/B(E2;17/2+→13/2+) in ¹⁶⁹Os, similarly to the “anomalo...
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Design and simulation of variable gain analog buffer amplifier using single gate reconfigurable field-effect transistor (SG-RFET) with strained silicon channel are proposed. The design simplicity makes SG-RFET device a potential candidate compared to the multi-gate RFET devices. The gain of the proposed configuration is varied by tuning the feedbac...
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Aim: To assess changes in trait and state anxiety of children during sequential phases of dental treatment. Methods: Three hundred children, aged between 3 to < 6 years, who reported for their first dental visit were included. Both parents and children were evaluated over five sequential phases of dental treatment. Children's Fear Survey Schedule-D...
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Aim: To clinically and radiographically evaluate the potential of bioactive glass and hydroxyapatite crystals as pulpotomy agents in primary molars. Methods: A total of fifty teeth were selected from 25 children (14 boys and 11 girls) aged 4 to 9 years, who had no medical condition that would contraindicate pulp therapy. Each child had at least two...
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An all-OTA analog buffer amplifier configuration capable of driving large resistive loads is presented. The proposed configuration features high input swing, gain tunability, wide-bandwidth, and low design complexity. The concept is validated with simulation results in Cadence Virtuoso using SCL 0.18-μm technology parameters. Using a ±0.9 V power s...
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Enamel erosion is manifested as partial demineralization occurring at the enamel surface leading to increased surface roughness. Diets comprising milk, cereals, and millets are frequently fed to infants and toddlers. These foods are prepared so as to make them soft in texture, palatable, and easy to ingest. Aim: To determine the erosive effect of...
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Excited states in the extremely neutron-deficient nucleus \(^{172}{\mathrm {Pt}}\) were populated via \(^{96}\mathrm {Ru}(^{78}\mathrm {Kr},2p)\) and \(^{92}\mathrm {Mo}(^{83}\mathrm {Kr},3n)\) reactions. The level scheme has been extended up to an excitation energy of \(\approx 5~\hbox {MeV}\) and tentative spin-parity assignments up to \(I^\pi =...
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Background: In early childhood due to dental neglect, children suffer from multiple decayed teeth and experience pain, interfering with their daily activities. This study aimed to assess Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) of preschool children in urban and rural Bangalore, and to correlate it with their dental caries status. Study design:...
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Aim: This preliminary study aimed to estimate and correlate the relationship between salivary flow rate and levels of salivary triglycerides, cholesterol and total lipids in children with and without early childhood caries. Study design: Ninety children aged 3 – 6 years were divided into three groups of 30 each based on their decayed missing filled...
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Objective: Dental caries is both an infectious and transmissible disease. Maternal transfer of Mutans Streptococci occurs at an early age and is important in the initiation of dental caries in children. The aim of this study was to identify certain strains of Streptococcus mutans in mother-child pairs, of children with early childhood caries. Stu...
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Nutrition promotes healthy development and maintenance of oral health. Chronic malnutrition affects tooth exfoliation and renders the permanent teeth susceptible to caries. Aim: To assess the nutritional status and dental health in 3–6‑year‑old children. Materials and Methods: A cross‑sectional epidemiological study was conducted on a representati...
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Background: Fluoride varnish is one of the professionally applied topical fluoride agents. The ease of application of fluoride varnishes has led to its popularity in pediatric dentistry. Aim: The aim of the study is to evaluate and compare the effect of varnish containing casein phosphopeptides-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) and fluoride (MI...
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Background Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder. However, dental caries and periodontal health have not attracted much interest in diabetic patients. This study was carried out to assess the dental caries status and gingival health status in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Methods The study group consisted of 80 children, aged...
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Background Dental trauma is not uncommon. The initial management provided at the time of injury is critical in predicting prognosis. However, initial management depends on correct diagnosis. Recently an App named ‘Injured Tooth’ was made available to diagnose traumatic injuries to the teeth and supporting structures. Aim To test the diagnostic abi...
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Lifetimes of the first excited 2+ and 4+ states in the extremely neutron-deficient nuclide Pt172 have been measured for the first time using the recoil-distance Doppler shift and recoil-decay tagging techniques. An unusually low value of the ratio B(E2:41+→21+)/B(E2:21+→0gs+)=0.55(19) was found, similar to a handful of other such anomalous cases ob...
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Evidence for chiral doublet bands has been observed for the first time in the even-even nucleus Nd136. One chiral band was firmly established. Four other candidates for chiral bands were also identified, which can contribute to the realization of the multiple pairs of chiral doublet bands (MχD) phenomenon. The observed bands are investigated by the...
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Introduction: Diet plays a major role in the etiology of dental caries. The physical properties of food can affect its retention on tooth surfaces, and its oral clearance. Aim: The aim is to determine the physical properties of foods that are commonly consumed in India by children aged 3–6 years and to ascertain the frequency of their consumption....
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Introduction: Bite force is one of the indicators of the functional state of mastication and loading of teeth. Bite force measurement is a reliable method of assessing the biomechanical properties of the masticatory system. Aim: To evaluate the occlusal bite force of children in different stages of dentition and to relate the occlusal bite force to...
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Background: Fluoride varnishes have been the standard of practice for the professional application of fluoride. The primary reason for wide acceptance of fluoride varnish is that the procedure is easy, safe, convenient, and well-accepted by patients. Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate and compare the remineralizing potential of varnish conta...
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The study of twins provides a unique opportunity to evaluate the genetic and nongenetic contributions to a variance of multitude of traits. Twin research has revealed the impact of a strong genetic component to the variance of many dental traits. The present study was conducted to assess the dental caries and oral hygiene status in monozygotic (MZ)...
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Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the levels of salivary IgA, amylase, lactoferrin, and lysozyme before and after comprehensive dental treatment in children with early childhood caries. Design: Thirty children aged 36-60 months, with a deft score ≥5, were selected for the study. Before dental treatment, paraffin-stimulated whole saliva was...
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Background: Treatment of primary maxillary incisors in early childhood caries is problematic because the teeth are small and a restoration should be retentive and esthetic. Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the esthetics and durability of two types of preveneered stainless steel crowns by assessing their parental acceptance and clinical ou...
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Aim: To evaluate the perception of visually impaired children to three different methods of oral health education. Study design: Sixty total visually impaired children were divided into three groups of 20 children each. Children in group-I received oral health education through a lecture. Children in group II received Demonstration on a Model by...
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Introduction: Haemophilia is a group of inherited bleeding disorders characterized by a lifelong defect in the clotting mechanism. Oral health of these children has been neglected as more concern is towards the general health. Aim: To evaluate and compare the dental caries status and the level of plaque Streptococcus mutans of haemophilic children...
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Loss of an eye has profound psychological, physical, and social effects on a child and his/her family. Use of an ocular prosthesis can help overcome these effects for a child. This article reports a case of an 8 years old male child treated for an eye prosthesis following enucleation of the left eye due to retinoblastoma. A functional impression te...
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Background: Conscious sedation is used in the pediatric dentistry to reduce fear and anxiety in children and promote favorable treatment outcomes. To achieve them, the primary clinical need is for a well-tolerated, effective, and expedient analgesic and sedative agent that is safe to use. Aim: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the eff...
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Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the compressive strength and solubility of conventional restorative glass ionomer cement following the addition of propolis. Study design: Twenty half cylindrical samples were prepared with conventional restorative glass ionomer cement formed the control group. Another twenty samples were prepared w...
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Unlabelled: Propolis is a natural resinous substance produced by honey bees. The antimicrobial effects of glass ionomer cement have been shown to improve with the addition of propolis; however its effect on the physicomechanical properties of the cement is not known. Aim: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the compressive strength and sol...
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Background: Bite force is one of the components of masticatory function. Poor dental health impacts on quality of life as a whole due to a number of different elements, dental caries being one of them. Functional impairment is a negative sequel of caries. Aim: to assess the impact of comprehensive dental treatment on occlusal bite forces in chil...
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Loss of an eye has profound psychological, physical, and social effects on a child and his/her family. Use of an ocular prosthesis can help overcome these effects for a child. This article reports a case of an 8 years old male child treated for an eye prosthesis following enucleation of the left eye due to retinoblastoma. A functional impression te...
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- View count=15 Introduction: Marginal seal integrity is important for a successful adhesive dental restoration. Alterations caused by laser irradiation in the enamel and dentin surface can affect the marginal integrity of adhesive restorations. The aim of this study was to evaluate the microleakage of a composite resin restoration in primary teet...
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Aim: The present SEM study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of root canal instrumentation using both manual and rotary files in the root canals of primary anterior teeth. Study design: Thirty freshly extracted primary maxillary incisors were divided into 3 groups of 10 teeth each. In Group I, root canals were instrumented with rotary NiTi f...
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Background: Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) is a developmental defect. The prevalence of MIH ranges widely from 2.4% to 40.2%. Aim: This study was under taken to determine the prevalence of MIH in 7-9-year-old children of Bengaluru City, India. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional epidemiological study was conducted in a representat...
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Introduction: Dental caries occurs as a result of demineralization-remineralization phases occurring alternately at the tooth surface. Fluoride varnishes have a caries-inhibiting effect on teeth through remineralization. The resulting enamel is resistant to acid dissolution. Aim: The aim of this study is to assess enamel surface microhardness (SMH)...
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Background: Salivary immunoglobulin A (SIgA) is an important factor in the oral defense mechanism. SIgA levels in infants have shown to vary widely. Mode of delivery may influence SIgA levels. The present study was conducted to evaluate levels of SIgA in infants at different ages, and to compare it with the mode of delivery. Methodology: The study...
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Introduction: Marginal seal integrity is important for a successful adhesive dental restoration. Alterations caused by laser irradiation in the enamel and dentin surface can affect the marginal integrity of adhesive restorations. The aim of this study was to evaluate the microleakage of a composite resin restoration in primary teeth following laser...
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Caries is a biofilm (plaque) induced acid demineralization of enamel or dentin, mediated by saliva. The disease is initiated via the demineralization of tooth hard tissue by organic acids produced from fermentable carbohydrate by dental plaque cariogenic bacteria. Remineralization is the natural repair process for non cavitated lesions, with the he...
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Bite force is an indicator of functional state of masticatory system. It is a key predictor for masticatory performance. The measurement of bite force can provide useful data for the evaluation of jaw muscle function and diagnosis of disturbances of the stomatognathic system as well as to indicate the functional state of masticatory system. Bite fo...
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Aim: This study was carried out to evaluate and compare solubility and microleakage of the newly introduced moisture tolerant glass carbomer sealant. Study design: For evaluation of solubility, 20 specimens of glass carbomer and conventional glass ionomer were prepared and immersed in artificial saliva of pH 4 and 6 for seven days. The differenc...
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Garrè's sclerosing osteomyelitis is a specific type of chronic osteomyelitis that mainly affects children and young adults and is commonly associated with odontogenic infection. The paper describes an unusual case of Garrè's osteomyelitis in an 11-year-old boy, in whom the condition arose following poor oral hygiene and periodontal problems in rela...
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Fissure sealants have been widely used for more than four decades in preventing dental caries. Advances in technology have led to the development of moisture tolerant sealants. They are available as resin based and glass ionomer based. There is a paucity of studies on the effectiveness of moisture tolerant sealant materials in clinical conditions....
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Secretory IgA is the main type of immunoglobulin in saliva and is considered to be the main secretion factor of adaptive immunity in the mouth. To assess the effect of Anti Retroviral Therapy on SIgA levels in saliva of HIV infected children. A cross-sectional sample of 50 HIV infected children aged 6-8 years were divided into 2 groups ; Group 1: c...
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Children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) receive anti-retroviral therapy (ART) quite early in life. These drugs could possibly have an effect on tooth development. A group of 221 HIV-infected children in the age group of 6-18 years (mean 11.62 ± 3.30 years) were examined for any tooth anomalies. Only 109 children were on ART and th...
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Metabolic disturbances in diabetes mellitus can affect oral health. Altered levels of salivary lipids have been suggested as a risk for dental caries. There has been lack of research in this regard and in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. To assess the salivary triglycerides and cholesterol levels in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus and...
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AimTo evaluate the efficacy of oral rehydration salt-liquid as a suitable medium for maintaining the periodontal ligament cell viability over different time periods and to compare its efficacy with that of two other storage media, Hanks' balanced salt solu1tion and milk.Materials and MethodsA total of 130 sound- and caries-free premolars extracted...
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Objective Pediatric HIV is growing at an alarming rate in developing countries. Due to their compromised immune status, children infected with HIV are prone to a number of opportunistic infections. Oral manifestations are the first signs of the disease in many of them. To assess the oral mucosal status of Indian children with HIV, based on their CD...
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Introduction: It is common that many diabetic patients crave for sweets which are normally prohibited. To satisfy their desire to have sweets, alternative sweeteners have been introduced to provide sweetness to some items of their diabetic diet. Aim: To (1) assess the effect of sweets containing levulose on glucose levels in blood and saliva, an...
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Objective: The aim was to evaluate the effect of Er, Cr: YSGG laser and casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) on surface micro-hardness of primary tooth enamel. Materials and Methods: A total of 30 freshly extracted caries free primary anterior teeth were cleaned and stored in 1% thymol. Teeth were embedded in acrylic resin s...
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Background: Sports specific dental injuries are seen to occur frequently among children and young athletes. Dental injury is a distressing event often causing psychological as well as physical problems. The risk of children getting dental injuries during sports activities can be minimized by using a mouth guard and other oro-facial protective devi...
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In children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) commences at a very young age. These drugs are administered over a prolonged period and could be a possible risk factor for dental caries in these children. To assess endogenous pH, titratable acidity and type and concentration of sugars present...
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Goldenhar syndrome is a condition with a multitude of abnormalities, classically involving ocular and ear defects, hemifacial microsomia and vertebral anomalies, which may also be associated with cardiovascular and renal malformations. This case-report presents the dental management of a 5-year-old boy diagnosed with Goldenhar syndrome.
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Early enamel lesions have a potential to re-mineralize and prevent caries progress. The aim of the following study is to determine the depth of penetration of low viscosity resin into artificially created enamel lesions. A sample of 20 sound premolars, indicated for orthodontic extraction, formed the study group. The teeth were coated with a nail v...
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To assess the microflora of root canals in primary molars following use of rotary NiTi files and conventional hand NiTi and stainless steel files. This randomized clinical trial consisted of a total of 60 first and second primary molars requiring root canal treatment, who were selected from children aged 5-9 years. Based on type of root canal instr...
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Unlabelled: Oxidative stress plays a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of neurological disorders. Saliva may constitute a first line of defence, against free radical-modified oxidative stress. The objective of the present study was to evaluate Total Antioxidant Capacity (TAC), levels of Nitric Oxide (NO), and Sialic Acid (SA) in saliva of cerebral...
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Traumatic bone cyst is an uncommon non-epithelium lined cavity and is seen frequently in young individuals. The lesion occurs more commonly in the mandible, involving the posterior region. It is generally asymptomatic and is diagnosed on routine radiographic examination. The cystic cavity is usually empty and there is scanty material for histologic...
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Aim: To report a rare case of arrested root formation of permanent incisors in a young boy with mixed dentition and its management. Background: Traumatic injury to a primary tooth may damage the underlying permanent tooth germ and affect its development. The extent of the malformation depends upon the developmental stage of the permanent tooth a...
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Background Pediatric HIV is a major world health problem, which is progressing at an alarming rate. Lesions in the mouth and in other tissues and organs (oral and systemic lesions) in pediatric HIV infection are diverse and show differences in clinical presentation and severity from that of adults. Very little data exist for oral lesions in pediatr...
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Objective: Homeopathic preparations are popular and well accepted by parents and children. These preparations are easily available and are prescribed for acute and chronic conditions. However, their sugar content may affect oral health. Aims and Objectives: This preliminary study assessed salivary pH following administration of homeopathic medicine...
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To intentionally replant an impacted immature permanent maxillary central incisor in the mixed dentition period followed by revascularization in order to achieve apical root closure. A 9-year-old boy presented with retained maxillary left primary incisors. Radiographic evaluation revealed the presence of a supernumerary tooth and an odontoma associ...
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There are various risk factors which play an essential role in the multifactorial disease "dental caries." Although absence of interdental spaces in the primary dentition may increase the risk of dental caries, not many studies have been carried out to assess this correlation. This study was performed to assess the relationship between interdental...
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Advances in pediatric nephrology have resulted in increased survival rates of children with renal disorders. Renal disease is characterized by multiple organ involvement, including soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Data regarding the oral health status of Indian children with renal disorders is scarce. Thus, the aim of this study was to ass...
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If tea can be shown to have an inhibitory effect on the growth of Streptococcus mutans there can be a basis for using it as an agent for reducing caries. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of aqueous and organic extracts of three types of tea (green, oolong, and black tea) on the growth of S. mutans. In vitro study. Qualitative and qu...
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Pediatric liquid medicaments (PLM) are popular and are easily accepted by both parents and children. They are widely prescribed and easily available. However the sugar content and properties of these preparations determines their cariogenic potential. This study assessed the pH and viscosity of pediatric liquid medicaments, type and concentration o...
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Introduction: The aim of the present in vitro study was to evaluate and compare the antibacterial effect of pomegranate and aloe vera extracts on Streptococcus mutans. Materials and Methods: Hydroalcoholic extracts of pulp from both Punica granatum (pomegranate) and Aloe barbadensis miller (aloe vera) were prepared to concentrations of 5, 25, 50 an...
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Early childhood caries (ECC) is a devastating form of dental decay with multi-factorial origin. The aim of this cross-sectional study is to investigate the prevalence and related risk factors of ECC in preschool children of urban Bangalore (India). A random sample of 1,500 children aged between 8 and 48 months were selected from various parts of ur...
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Nodular fasciitis is a benign proliferative spindle-cell lesion that presents as a rapidly growing mass frequently being mistaken for a sarcoma. A rare presentation and treatment of nodular fasciitis in the cheek of an 8-year-old boy is described here. He came with a chief complaint of swelling in the left cheek since 1 month which rapidly increase...
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Early Childhood Caries (ECC) is a devastating form of dental decay having a multi - factorial origin. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of ECC in Bangalore city, South India, and also to study its associated risk factors. Random sample of 1500 children, aged between 8 - 48 months, was selected from play homes and nursing homes o...
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The predominant sugar substitutes used in chewing gum are polyols which are low-caloric substances. The polyols most frequently used in chewing gums are sorbitol and xylitol. The present study assessed the effectiveness of xylitol and sorbitol chewing-gums on levels of S mutans in saliva. The study group consisted of 30 normal and healthy males age...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the association of BMI-for-age with dental caries and socioeconomic status. A random sample of 2033 school going children aged 6-15 years were selected from ten different schools located in the south of Bangalore city. Height and weight of each child was recorded to obtain BMI-for-age. The socioeconomic st...
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Prevention of dental caries is one of the main strategies in contemporary pediatric dental practice. Mouth rinses are widely used as an adjunct to maintain oral hygiene. It is important for these products to be effective and safe for regular use in children. The aim of the study was to investigate the efficacy of a newly introduced xylitol, sodium...
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Autism is one of the most severe childhood neuropsychiatric disorders. Autistic individuals are characterized by impairment in social interaction with a restricted range of interests and often, stereotyped repetitive behaviors. Studies on oral health conditions in children with autism are sparse. The complicated disability itself makes clinical res...
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Several materials have been used to fill root canals of primary teeth. Traditionally, zinc oxide eugenol was used for the purpose, until the introduction of calcium hydroxide and iodoform based materials. Another root canal filling material that contains zinc oxide eugenol, calcium hydroxide and iodoform is commercially available as Endoflas. The a...
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To assess the efficacy of Oral Rehydration Salt-Liquid (ORS-L) in the maintenance of the viability of Periodontal ligament cells (PDL). Twenty freshly extracted teeth were used for this study. They were then randomly divided into 3 groups: Positive control group--5 teeth which were immediately subjected to collagenase assay, without immersing in OR...
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The aim of this study was to assess the anti-microbial efficacy of an indigenously prepared caries removing gel, in primary molars. Twenty teeth with broad occlusal cavitated lesions that fulfilled the clinical and radiographic criteria formed the study group. These teeth were subjected to chemomechanical method of caries removal, using an indigeno...
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Klippel Feil Syndrome comprises of three characteristic deformities of short neck, a low dorsal hair line and restricted neck mobility. This is a case report of Klippel Feil Syndrome and its rare association with cleft of hard and soft palate, coarctation of aorta, dextrocardia and situs inversus. An interdisciplinary approach towards the managemen...
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Growth and development of the human face provides a fascinating interplay of form and function. Among the various facial bones, the mandible plays a very important role during various growth-modification therapies. These treatment modalities will yield a better result in less time if properly correlated with skeletal maturity. It is very essential...
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The present study evaluated and compared the retentive strength of three luting cements. A total of forty five freshly extracted human primary molars were used in this study. The teeth were prepared to receive stainless steel crowns. They were then randomly divided into three groups, of fifteen teeth each, so as to receive the three different lutin...
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One of the primary handicapping conditions of childhood is cerebral palsy (CP). Controversy exists about the incidence of dental caries and its associated salivary risk factors in cerebral palsied children. Thus the present study evaluated the correlation between dental caries and certain salivary risk factors in these children. One hundred non-ins...
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Trauma to primary teeth can result in a wide range of disturbances to the underlying permanent teeth, such as dilaceration. Root dilacerations occur more commonly than crown dilacerations. This paper is a report of an 11-year-old girl with a missing maxillary left anterior tooth. Past history revealed premature loss of primary maxillary anterior te...
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In developing countries chewing of neem and betel leaf is a common practice, especially among the rural population. The beneficial effects of neem are very well documented. Streptococcus mutans has been implicated as the primary causative agent of dental caries. OBJECTIVES: Hence this study was conducted to evaluate the effect of neem (Azadiracta i...
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The aim of the present study was to clinically and radiographically evaluate Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) as an agent for pulpotomy in primary teeth and to compare it with that of formocresol (FC) pulpotomy. Nineteen children between the ages of 6 to 8 years with 40 carious primary molars were treated with pulpotomy using either FC or MTA. All...
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This study compared the depth of penetration and marginal leakage of filled and unfilled sealants, with and without tooth preparation. One hundred and twenty extracted human third molar teeth that were free of restorations, fluorosis, caries, and sealants were used. After adequate storage and surface debridement, the teeth were randomly divided int...
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The aim of this study is to evaluate the use of glass fiber-reinforced composite resin (GFRCR) as a space maintainer and to compare it with a conventional band-and-loop space maintainer. A total of 30 children (23 boys and 7 girls) aged 6-8 years were selected for the study. Each of these children required maintenance of space due to premature loss...
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Papillon-Lefevre syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. The clinical manifestations include palmer planter hyperkeratosis with precocious progressive periodontal disease that results in premature exfoliation of primary and permanent dentitions. Patients are often edentulous at an early age. This is a case report of prosthodontic r...