Raša Mladenović

Raša Mladenović
University of Kragujevac · Department of Dentistry

PhD - DDS - Specialist Paediatric Dentist | Developer | Educational Toy Contructor | www.russiart.info
AR, AI & mLearning Concept in Dental Education | VR Distraction in Dentistry | Oral Health of Children with ASD

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AR & AI in dental education | VR Distraction in Dentistry | Oral Health of Children with ASD | Play Is The Work of the Child
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September 2013 - July 2020
Faculty of Medicine University of Pristina
Position
  • Research Assistant
September 2013 - July 2020
Faculty of Medicine University of Pristina
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
December 2015 - July 2020
Faculty of Medicine University of Pristina
Field of study
  • Dentistry
April 2014 - April 2017
Faculty of Medicine University of Pristina
Field of study
  • Specializations
September 2003 - November 2010
Faculty of Medicine University of Pristina
Field of study
  • Integrated Academic Studies - Dentistry

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a mobile augmented reality simulator for local anesthesia training with dental students who are administering inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) for the first time. Participants in this prospective study conducted in 2016 were 41 fourth- and fifth-year students randomly divided into two g...
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Background Besides classical and electrical toothbrushes market offers tooth brushes that can be chewed, like chewing gums. The aim of this study was to show the effectiveness of chewable toothbrush versus a conventional brush in the students’ population. Methods The prospective study included 346 students. For this research, we used a e-questionn...
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Abstract Background Augmented reality (AR) is a simulation of a three‐dimensional environment created using hardware and software that provides the user with realistic experiences and ability to interact. The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of AR simulator on the perception of learning and acute stress level in students administering lo...
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Dental students must achieve an acceptable level of competence, since most procedures on teeth are irreversible and therefore learning these skills solely on patients is not acceptable. Simulation allows students to repeat procedures till they demonstrate required levels of skills, without putting actual patients at risk and yet acquiring procedura...
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Background Traditional face-to-face clinical learning became problematic for final year dental students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Distance-learning may help mitigate the immediate impact of dental school closures. Integrating e-learning technologies into the learning process helps bridge the gap between pre-clinical and clinical training. Simul...
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Although oral ulcers represent one of the most frequent oral mucosal diseases, the available treatment is not sufficient to provide complete ulcer recovery without side-effects. Therefore, the aim of our study was to prepare a mucoadhesive oral gel based on Galium verum ethanol extract (GVL gel) and reveal its healing effects in the model of aphtho...
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In addition to clinical diagnosis, radiological examination is an essential part of patient management in dentistry. In addition to the OPG radiograph, Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) imaging is becoming increasingly popular, and it has found special application in image analysis and treatment planning in pediatric dentistry. In order to simpl...
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This study aims to determine the correlation between the mean value of bone density measured on the CBCT device and the primary stability of dental implants determined by resonant frequency analysis. An experimental study was conducted on a material of animal origin: bovine femur and pig ribs. Two types of implants were used in this study: self-tap...
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The study is devoted to the development of a mobile application for the reconstruction in augmented reality of disappearing objects of cultural and historical heritage on the example of the Monzhene’s castle, also known as the Kessler’s estate. The importance of creating an archive of such digital twins - 3D-models for objects of cultural heritage...
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This study aimed to evaluate the applicability of the Kvaal method in determining the age of a Serbian population. In this retrospective descriptive study, 170 dental patients (age range 16–77 years) were included. The measurements of six types of teeth were performed on digital orthopantomography radiographs according to the Kvaal method. Statisti...
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The aim of our study was to determine the effectiveness of a mobile 3D augmented reality (AR) simulator for local anesthesia training as a serious game. We present a mobile simulator which has three modes for learning: study, 3D simulation, and AR reality. Both pre- and post-training surveys contained open-ended and Likert-scale questions (comprisi...
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Background/Aim: Prevention of inflammation and alveolar bone atrophy is very important in oral surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the use of two osteoplastic bio-resorbable membranes in order to prevent inflammatory complications and atrophy of the alveolar part of the mandible after surgical interventions. Material and Methods: We exami...
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The use of local anesthesia (LA) in dentistry and its application, both in adult patients and children, requires a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of the orofacial region, pharmacology, and pharmacokinetics of local anesthetics, as well as various techniques of anesthesia. Achieving an absolutely successful local anesthesia is a vital element in...
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Dental students are an interesting population because they are expected to have a higher level of knowledge of and to exhibit better oral hygiene habits, and thus have a greater impact on the environment, families, and society as a whole. The aim of this research was to determine the state of oral hygiene in dental students before and after the int...
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The aim of this study was to determine the impact of oral health on adolescent quality of life and to compare the results obtained using standard statistical methods and artificial intelligence algorithms. In order to measure the impact of oral health on adolescent quality of life, a validated Serbian version of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performanc...
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Introduction. A dentigerous cyst is a pathological lesion associated with the crown of the unerupted or impacted tooth. Decompression is proposed as the initial treatment for large cysts, especially in younger patients. The aim of this article was to present clinical, radiological, histopathological, and therapeutical aspects of the large dentigero...
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Background/Aim: Prevention of inflammation and alveolar bone atrophy is very important in oral surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the use of two osteoplastic bio-resorbable membranes in order to prevent inflammatory complications and atrophy of the alveolar part of the mandible after surgical interventions. Material and Methods : We exam...
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Objective The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) in reducing anxiety and pain during impacted mandibular third molar extraction under local anesthesia. Methods The study was designed as a prospective clinical pilot study covering 74 respondents over 20 years of age. Surgical extraction of both impacted mandib...
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After declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic, traditional learning methods became a critical issue for final year dentistry students. Even after the restrictive measures were relaxed during 2021, the number of patients who are an integral part of clinical training remained limited the reason being the prevention of transmission by asympt...
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The technologies of the augmented and virtual reality have a special role in medical education as an additional tool for training professional skills in pre-clinical practice. In the paper, we describe the development of a virtual reality simulator with immersion in VR scene for dentist office and simulation of tooth drilling. Such kinds of simulat...
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After the temporary closing of educational institutions due to the declaration of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic, e‐learning took precedence. Since dental education is more demanding than other branches of medicine due to the fact that a large part of practical training requires work on the patient, it is necessary to apply all th...
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The development of clinical competence requires the assimilation of large amounts of knowledge in combination with the acquisition of clinical skills and problem-solving abilities. The simulation allows students to repeat procedures until they demonstrate acceptable skill levels, without compromising patients, while still gaining procedural skills....
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare the values of total antioxidant capacity (TAC), catalase (CAT) and glutathione peroxidase (GPX) in the saliva of children and young teenagers with and without gingivitis. Materials and Methods: A total of 120 children and young teenagers of the mean age of 12.2 participated in the research. Gingival...
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Introduction/Objective: University teachers have a challenging task in finding creative ways to display educational content. One of them is to create applications dedicated to educational purposes, which students can use on their mobile phones at any time. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of mobile learning of dentistry students dur...
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The cover image is based on the Original Article Effectiveness of an intraoral thermoformed splint with magnet device in patients with xerostomia and hyposalivation: A pilot study by Dragana Dakovic et al.
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In 2020, the Journal of Dental Education published 124 original research articles and 127 articles in the new Advancing Through Innovation series. The manuscripts of all of those articles (plus those ultimately rejected) passed through the hands of peer reviewers who thoughtfully and conscientiously evaluate our many submissions, make recommendatio...
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Simulation is an imitation of the operation of a real process or system over time that is applied for a variety of purposes, including entertainment, education, training, system evaluation, and research. Medical simulation is an artificial presentation of real clinical situations, which is applied in education. Medical simulation allows the acquisi...
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Aim The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of intraoral thermoformed splint with a magnet device over a period of 3 months, that is, to assess acceptability of this method of treatment using both objective and self‐reported measures. Materials and methods This study was designed as a prospective clinical pilot trial. 22 patients wit...
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An 8-year-old child is admitted to a surgical unit for abdominal pain, with clinical diagnosis of acute abdomen. At exploration, organoaxial gastric volvulus and splenic volvulus were found. Necrosis and gangrene of the whole stomach are treated with total gastrectomy. Gastric volvulus is a rare acute surgical condition in children. It requires urg...
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Dental Trauma Guide - Step by Step These guidelines are intended to provide information for health care providers caring for patients with dental injuries. They represent the current best evidence-based on literature research and professional opinion.
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Background. Although local anesthesia (LA) is an imperative of modern dentistry, many dental students feel insufficiently prepared for administration of their first injection in a clinical setting. Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view....
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INTRODUCTION: Echinococcus is a parasitic disease that affects all organs and tissues. The most commonly affected are liver (70-80%) and lungs (10-25%), while very rarely, in about 5% of cases, it can be found in the spleen, kidneys, brain, heart, pancreas, muscles and skeleton. CASE REPORT: Although localization of hydatid cyst in muscle is rare,...
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Aims: The objectives were to determine frequency and seriousness of the periodontal disease, and periodontal treatment needs among the participants of the Serbian Military forces (SMF). using the CPITN index Material and Methods: A prospective cross-sectional study carried on 1411 military personnel aged 19-64 years (mean age: 35.20 ± 8.46). Perio...
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Background/Aim. Identification of caries risk indicators involved in the disease development is of great importance. The aim of this study was to assess the association between distinctive risk indicators and different stages of caries disease process in children. Methods. The cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample (n = 327) of school chil...
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Background/Aim: The aim of this study was a CBCT radiographic bone density analysis of bicortical defects healing when treated with guided bone regeneration and two bone substitutes - bovine xenograft and alloplastic bone substitute. Methods. Research was performed on domestic pigs in two phases. In the first phase, extraction of all teeth in the i...
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Background/Aim. Treatment of periodontitis undergoes several treatment phases. Non-surgical periodontal treatment (NSPT) represents basic treatment stage and it is applied to all the patients undergoing periodontal treatment. Adjunctive antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) is one of several contemporary and relatively new possibilities with a...
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Introduction/Objective The purpose of this study was to determine if patient-related factors, such as length of stay in hospital, and preoperative usage of walking aids, and geometrical factors, measured with antero-posterior radiographs of hip, affect the risk of hip dislocation after total hip arthroplasty. Methods A total of 36 of 433 (8,31%) pa...
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We present a case of a severe anaphylactic reaction to diclofenac, administered as an intravenous infusion in a 45-year-old patient, during intravenous anesthesia for in vitro fertilization. During the preoperative clinical examination and obtaining of anamnestic data, the patient denied symptoms of allergies to medicines and other substances. The...
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Background/Aim. This study aimed to examine the correlation of CBCT analysis derived bone density with primary stability value. Methods. Clinical prospective experimental study was conducted in 38 healthy patients missing one tooth in the lateral region. It was planned to install Bredent Blue Sky Narrow self-taping dental implants with dimensions 3...
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The most common non-melanoma skin malignant tumor of the epidermoid orgin are basocellular (BCC) and planocellular or spinocellular (SCC). They occur at the photoexposed part of the body in 90% of cases are directly associated with skin damage caused by long term exposure to UV rays, usually in older persoms and with brighter skin tan. The main ob...
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Case of a multidisciplinary approach in the aesthetic and functional therapy of bilateral lateral incisor Anodontia in a 14-year old girl. In addition to the frenectomy and fixed orthodontics, adhesive bridges were made, up to the permanent prosthetic solutions (fixed prosthesis, implantology) after 18 years of age. In one visit, with the direct te...
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Introduction Femoral hernia in children is very rare and it appears in 0.2% of all hernias during childhood. It is three times more frequent in girls. The aim of this paper is to present a female infant with incarcerated femoral hernia. Case outline A female infant aged three months was hospitalized with classical clinical signs of incarcerated lef...
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Background/Aim. Dental education has developed over the years, and various technologies have been included in the curriculum. Considering the fact that mobile devices are an imperative of modern time, the aim of our research was to evaluate effectiveness of Mobile-Aided Learning on practical administering an inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB). Me...
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate how the applied positive end-expiratory pressure and prone position affected patho-histological changes in lungs, as well as parameters of ventilation, oxygenation and acid-base status in the first hours after aspiration in experimental animals. Methods: This prospective study included 15 experime...
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Danas, u kontekstu široko rasprostranjene upotrebe i pojavljivanja mobilnih uređaja kao što su pametni telefoni i tableti, ljudima omogućavaju komunikaciju, rad, zabavu, pristup internetu, upoznavanje pa čak i učenje. Mobile-Aided Learning aplikacija za učenje eliminacionih testova i praktične nastave iz Dečje i Preventivne stomatolgije.
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Correlation of fillings on the tooth and changes in the tissues having direct contact with the tooth aroused keen interest amongst many professionals. Irregularly shaped fillings can damage the periodontal tissues. The primary indicator of the validity of the dental work is its ability to ensure the preservation of normal physiological status of th...
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DENTAL PLAQUE is a specific but highly variable structural entity, resulting from sequential colonization of microorganisms on tooth surfaces, restorations & other parts of oral cavity, composed of salivary components like mucin, desquamated epithelial cells, debris & microorganisms, all embedded in extracellular gelatinous matrix.
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Dental X-Ray viewers create an illuminated background for radiographs. Convert your mobile phone to the LED X-Ray Viewer. Make your Intra Oral Radiographs without any hassle in a vision friendly way. Your personal mobile X-Ray viewer on the go any time any place.
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Herpetic stomatitis as well as many other infections of the orofacial region in everyday practice represent an important percentage of pathology. These diseases can be a major problem for therapists in terms of early diagnosis and, consequently, in determining the correct treatment. The disease belongs to a group of droplet infection, caused by the...
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Introduction: Dental caries is the most common oral disease in all age groups. Being more and more frequent in preschool and school-age children, it has become one of the most important problems in oral pathology. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of dental caries in schoolchildren aged 12 and 15 years in the northern part of Kos...
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Frequent occurrence of dental caries and periodontal diseases, especially gingivitis, in school-aged children, is becoming one of the most important problems in oral pathology, although they all can be brought under control through health education and implementation of preventive and prophylactic measures. The aim of this study was to determine th...
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Parodontopathy is a complex disease of periodontal tissues. The patological changes that occure here are destructive and lead to gradual or progressive periodontium disease and its anatomical and functional desintegration. The aim of the research was to use the PCR method (Polimerase Chain Reaction) to identify the presence and spreading of the ora...
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According to numerous studies conducted here and abroad, ailments of the bone support surrounding teeth are common among humans. Pathological symptoms occur with gingiva inflammation which later on spreads and leads towards the changes of deeper periodontal tissues. This paper deals with the current conditions of oral hygiene and its influence on p...
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Background/aim: Hypomineralization of molars and incisors (molarincisor hypomineralization--MIH) is defined as enamel hypomineralization of systemic origin of one or more of the four first permanent molars, which may be associated with changes in the maxillary, and less frequently in the permanent mandibular in cisors. The aim of this study was to...
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AWARENESS, HABITS AND BEHAVIORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ORAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ON KOSOVO AND METOHIA / Oral health is an integral part of the general health of humans and significantly affect the quality of life. Dental caries is today the most widespread disease of our civilization, which if untreated leads to tooth loss. It is...
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Savremena saznanja o etiologiji i mehanizmu nastanka karijesa, kao i naučni dokazi da je početnu demineralizaciju gleđi moguće zaustaviti i lečiti, doveli su do promena u pogledu donošenja odluka o vrsti tretmana. Najčešći pristup terapiji ,,bele mrlje,, je podržavanje i ubrzavanje procesa remineralizacije, a zaustavljanje procesa demineralizacij p...
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Patient fear from dental intervention is the most common cause of permanent disposal of the visits to the dentist by the patient , and there arise some magic circle in which symptoms of disease becomes more intensive , which proportionally increase the already present fear and further delay the visits to the dentist . The ultimate outcome is compro...
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Molar-Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH) is the clinical finding of hypomineralization of systemic origin affecting one or more of the four first permanent molars, which may be associated with changes in the maxillary, and less frequently in the permanent mandibular incisors. The aim of this study was to investigate mechanical properties of normal an...
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Introduction: Insulfation pressure used for laparoscopic cholecystectomy usually amounts to 12 -15 mmHg. Pneumoperitoneum was created insuflation carbon dioxide in the abdominal cavity showing a significant effect on the function of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. In contrast with geriatric patients with limited cardiopulmonary reserves...
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Ehinokokus je zoonoza, parazitarno oboljenje, koje izazivaju echinococcus granulosus, E. multilocolaris, E. vogeli i E. oligarthus. Najčešće se kod čoveka javlja cistični oblik oboljenja koji izaziva E. granulosus, a mnogo ređe alveolarni, koji izaziva E. multilocularis seu alveolaris. Može zahvatiti sve organe i tkiva. Najčešće su zahvaćeni: jetra...
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Opstruktivni ikterus predstavlja delimičnu ili potpunu blokadu u toku žuči ka intestinalnom traktu. Ova blokada prouzrokovana je mehaničkom opstrukcijom u ekstrahepatičkom bilioduktalnom sistemu. Etiološki faktori koji izazivaju opstrukciju ekstrahepatičkih žučnih puteva su mnogobrojni. Jedan od razloga nastanka opstruktivnog ikterusa je prodor del...
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Herniјa predstavlja izbočenje peritoneuma kroz urođeni ili stečeni otvor na trbušnom zidu u koјi kao u neku kesu ulaze organi abdominalne duplje. Cilj rada: Cilj rada јe da ukaže na učestalost herniјa ingvinalne regiјe i na validnost pojedinih metoda koјe se primenjuju u hirurškom lečenju. Materijal i metode rada: Za izradu rada korišćen јe materij...

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After the temporary closing of educational institutions due to the declaration of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic, e‐learning took precedence.