Sheila Cavalca Cortelli

Sheila Cavalca Cortelli
Universidade de Taubaté | UNITAU · Departamento de Odontologia

DDS, MSc PhD

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Objectives To investigate the association of cumulative smoking exposure and span since smoking cessation with the occurrence of peri-implantitis. Methods A sample of 350 individuals aged ≥ 35 years, with the presence of at least one osseointegrated implant functioning for > 5 years, were enrolled in the study. According to smoking habits, partici...
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Background: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of supragingival plaque control on the recurrence of periodontitis (RP) and the achievement of a stable periodontal clinical endpoint after 10 years of periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT). Materials and methods: The present retrospective cohort study included 225 individuals in contin...
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Objective The objective of this study was to evaluate the potential association between liver cirrhosis and peri-implant diseases, as well as the influence of different risk indicators on this association.Methods This case-control study included 64 cases with liver cirrhosis and 128 controls without liver diseases that presented the same socio-demo...
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Aim Determining the impact of the degree of furcation involvement (FI) on the longevity of molar teeth and assessing risk variables (tooth- and patients-related factors) associated with loss of molars (LM) in individuals treated for periodontitis and monitored in a private program of supportive periodontal care (SPC). Materials and Methods The pre...
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Aim To investigate the influence of nonsurgical periodontal treatment (NSPT) on clinical periodontal status, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) activity, and plasmatic and salivary levels of biomarkers through a controlled clinical trial on individuals with RA and periodontitis (PE). Methods Sixty-six individuals from a convenience sample were considered e...
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Periodontal diseases are infectious inflammatory chronic diseases of a multifactorial nature. They are primarily caused by dysbiotic ecological changes in dental biofilm, which may be influenced by risk factors. The prevention of periodontal diseases may involve different strategies focused on reducing distal, intermediate, and proximal risk factor...
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Oral diseases such as periodontitis can have a more negative influence on the quality of life of obese than in normal-weight patients. The objective of the present study was to assess the impact of one-stage full-mouth disinfection (OSFMD) therapy on the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQL) of obese and non-obese individuals with periodontit...
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The objective of this 9-month clinical study is to assess the impact of one-stage full-mouth disinfection (FMD) on salivary nitrite levels and systemic biomarkers and its correlation with total subgingival bacterial load in obese and non-obese patients with periodontitis. In total, 94 patients (55 obese and 39 non-obese) were initially evaluated, s...
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Background: The present review aimed to assess the impact of being a complier to supportive periodontal therapy (SPT), when compared to not being a complier, on tooth loss in patients with periodontitis. Materials and Methods: Prospective and retrospective observational studies were included. MEDLINE, EMBASE, and LILACS databases were searched up t...
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Aims To longitudinally evaluate the effects of compliance during periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) on C‐reactive protein (CRP) levels and its relation to periodontal status. Materials and Methods A subsample comprising of 30 matched pairs was taken from a previous 6‐year longitudinal study under PMT. Pairs were composed of one regular (RC) and...
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The effect of periodontal treatment on clinical, microbiological and serological parameters of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are scarce and controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of non-surgical periodontal treatment on clinical periodontal status, subgingival bacterial levels of Aggregatibacter actinomycete...
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Objective This 6-year study evaluatedAggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans outcomes and their relationship to clinical status. Design From the eligible individuals (23-70 years of age), 31 regular compliers (between-visit interval < 6 months) were randomly selected and matched for age/sex with 31 irregular compliers (between-visit interval > 6 mon...
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Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between depressive disorders and periodontal condition and the recurrence of periodontitis, during periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT). Methods: From a 6-year prospective cohort study with 268 individuals under PMT, 124 individuals had complete periodontal clinical data recorded...
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Background: Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant with immune-modulatory activity, whose effects on ligature-induced periodontitis are yet to be investigated. Hence, its actions on alveolar bone resorption, gingival collagen content and key inflammatory mediators were herewith analyzed. Methods: A total of 60 male Wistar rats were randomly a...
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Objective Obesity is a chronic disease that negatively affects an individual’s general and oral health. The present study aimed to compare the clinical and microbiological effects of non-surgical periodontal therapy with the full mouth disinfection (FMD) protocol on obese and non-obese individuals at 9 months post-therapy. Methodology This clinica...
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Purpose: The effects of three preoperative mouthwashes on salivary bacterial levels were evaluated and compared between subjects with differing periodontal status. Materials and methods: Based on periodontal parameters, periodontally healthy individuals (n = 60) and those with gingivitis (n = 60) and periodontitis (n = 60) were randomly assigned...
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The present manuscript discussed some relevant aspects related to private sponsored clinical trials in dentistry. For decades, the academy has been the major responsible for research in Brazil. Distant from the trade sector, academic research has not always provided clear benefits to society. A key aspect of making benefits clearer is the process o...
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The effectiveness of azithromycin combined with full-mouth scaling procedures was compared to quadrant-wise scaling combined with the same dosage of azithromycin when treating periodontitis patients over a 6-month period. In this randomized clinical trial study, thirty-four individuals diagnosed with generalized stage III and IV periodontitis under...
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Objectives To longitudinally evaluate the effects of compliance during periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) on cytokines levels and its relation to periodontal status. Materials and methods Ninety-one eligible individuals were selected from a 6-year prospective study with 212 individuals in PMT. From this total, 28 regular compliers (RC) were ran...
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Objectives Clinical and microbiological longitudinal changes in individuals with peri-implant mucositis (PM) with or without preventive maintenance therapy (PMT) have not been reported, especially in long periods of monitoring. This 5-year follow-up study aimed to assess the clinical and microbiological changes along time in individuals initially d...
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A terapia periodontal de suporte (TPS) tem como objetivo principal a manutenção dos resultados obtidos durante o tratamento periodontal ativo, sendo a forma mais previsível de controlar a doença periodontal. Essa extensão do tratamento periodontal, pode ocorrer em intervalos de tempo que variam de acordo com a severidade da doença, condição sistêmi...
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The aim of the present study was to compare periodontal conditions between intensive care unit (ICU) in-patients and non-ICU patients through clinical and microbiological periodontal parameters. This case-control study included 88 individuals hospitalized in ICU and 176 non-hospitalized controls. All individuals underwent a complete periodontal exa...
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Objective: To evaluate the effects of compliance during periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) in the oral impact on daily performance (OIDP) measures, as well as to determine and compare the periodontal condition of acceptable and irregular compliers. Material and methods: From a 6-year prospective cohort study with 268 individuals under PMT, 23...
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Introduction Salivary components can be used as biomarkers for diagnosing and monitoring oral diseases. There is evidence that one potential biomarker, arginase, is associated with the inflammatory processes of periodontal disease, and its enzymatic activity is reduced according to the improvement in the clinical parameters after treatment. Objecti...
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Objectives MicroRNAs (miRNAs) may play an important role in inflammatory response. However, the involvement of miRNAs in the pathogenesis of periodontitis is unclear. The present study aimed to compare the miRNA expression profiles in individuals with chronic (CP) or aggressive (AP) periodontitis. Materials and methods Eighteen non‐smoker individu...
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Objective To evaluate the epidemiological and microbiological aspects of the potential association between bipolar affective disorder (BAPD) and periodontitis. Methodology The present case‐control study comprised 176 individuals with BAPD and 176 controls. All individuals underwent a complete full‐mouth periodontal examination and microbiological...
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There are few studies on the clinical and immunological periodontal status of intensive care unit (ICU) in-patients. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the periodontal condition among ICU in-patients through clinical and immunological periodontal parameters. From the sample of 373 hospitalized ICU patients, 182 were submitted' to a thorou...
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Transovarial transmission is among the reported factors able to influence environmental maintenance of dengue virus (DENV). Endemic areas with active transmission of dengue are suitable for studying transovarial transmission. Brazil is a country where dengue is endemic and where DENV-1 is the most common disease-related virus serotype. This study a...
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Background: The efficacy of several variants of essential oil mouthrinses has been studied extensively. This is the first study to compare the anti-plaque and anti-gingivitis efficacy of two marketed essential oil mouthrinses: one is an alcohol containing mouthrinse and the other one is an alcohol-free mouthrinse. Methods: This examiner-blind, p...
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Objectives: Patients with diabetes have a poor oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). It is not clear if this situation could be changed with effective periodontal treatment. This study examined both patients with diabetes and systemically healthy individuals to discover the impact of a gingivitis treatment protocol on OHRQoL and its relati...
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Objective The objective of this study was to compare the effect of one-stage full-mouth disinfection (FMD) and conventional quadrant scaling in four weekly sessions (QS) on periodontal clinical parameters and halitosis among individuals with advanced chronic periodontitis. Materials and methodsIn this randomized controlled clinical trial, 30 indivi...
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Background and objectives Few studies have evaluated the effect of the topical application of sodium alendronate (ALN) on the treatment of intrabuccal bone defects, especially those caused by periodontitis. This 6-month randomized placebo controlled clinical trial aimed at evaluating the effect of non-surgical periodontal treatment associated with...
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Objective The aim of this study was to verify the incidence on the development of type 2 diabetes in women with previous gestational diabetes with and without periodontitis after a three-year time interval. Material and Methods Initial sample of this follow-up study consisted of 90 women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who underwent periodonta...
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Objectives: This cross-sectional study compared the frequency of oral periodontopathogens and H. pylori in the mouths and stomachs of obese individuals with or without periodontitis submitted to bariatric surgery. Material and methods: One hundred and fifty-four men and women aged 18-65 were conveniently distributed into four groups. Two groups...
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Objective: Sense of Coherence (SOC) has been associated with perceived oral health measures, but the contribution of SOC to clinical measures is still unclear. The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to evaluate the potential association between periodontal health outcomes, such as periodontal clinical parameters and perceived periodontal...
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Periodontal infection is a possible risk factor for respiratory disorders; however, no studies have assessed the colonization of periodontal pathogens in endotracheal tubes (ET). This case–control study analyzed whether periodontal pathogens are able to colonize ET of dentate and edentulous patients in intensive care units (ICU) and whether oral an...
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RESUMO A obesidade vem sendo considerada um dos maiores problemas de saúde pública da era moderna. A doença influencia negativamente a saúde geral do indivíduo, desencadeando ou agravando inúmeras doenças e comorbidades. Estudos sugerem que a obesidade pode influenciar a severidade e a progressão da doença periodontal, através do aumento de citocin...
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Background and objective: Prospective studies that investigated the influence of surgical and nonsurgical procedures in the recurrence of periodontitis and tooth loss in periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) programs have not been previously reported. The objective of this study was to evaluate longitudinally the recurrence of periodontitis in reg...
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Aim: To relate the clinical effects of two different forms of non-surgical periodontal therapy - scaling and root planing per quadrant (SRP-Q) and one-stage full-mouth disinfection (FMD) - to patient-based outcomes such as fear, anxiety, and pain of moderate chronic periodontitis patients. Methods: Dental Fear Survey (DFS) and Dental Anxiety Sca...
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Background: Subantimicrobial dose doxycycline (SDD) has been used as an adjunct in periodontal treatment due to its matrix metalloproteinase inhibition properties. Although the benefits of SDD therapy, such as improvement in the parameters of periodontal probing depth and clinical attachment level, have been proven in multiple clinical studies, th...
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Background: There are few randomized controlled clinical trials about the effect of non-surgical periodontal treatment on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQL). This study aims to compare the effect of two different forms of non-surgical periodontal therapy, scaling and root planing (SRP) per quadrant and one-stage full-mouth disinfection (F...
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Conflicting data about the protocol of choice for non-surgical periodontal therapy with adjuvant use are still reported. This study aimed to evaluate, through clinical and microbiological parameters, the systemic use of azithromycin (AZ) as adjuvant to non-surgical periodontal treatment performed by one-stage full-mouth disinfection within 24 hours...
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There are few studies on periodontal condition related to microbiological and immunological profiles among non-users and alcohol-dependent individuals. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of alcohol consumption on the levels of subgingival periodontal pathogens, and levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines (IL-1ß and TNF-α) in the gingival...
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Nitrite is a biological factor relevant to oral and systemic homeostasis. Through an oral bacteria reduction process it was suggested that periodontal therapy and chlorhexidine rinse could impact nitrite levels leading to negative effects such as increase in blood pressure. This 6-month randomized clinical trial evaluated the effects of periodontal...
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Background: Although patients with diabetes are frequently affected by periodontitis, only a few investigations have focused on gingivitis in this at-risk population. This randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial compared the response to a gingivitis treatment protocol that combined mechanical procedures and daily use of an essential oil (EO)...
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Purpose: The aim of this investigation through post-hoc analyses was to determine the ability to achieve gingival health in the short term with daily rinsing with an essential oil containing antimicrobial mouthrinse. Methods: Conventional Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) on whole mouth mean plaque and gingivitis scores were originally conducted t...
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Mouthwashes for the control of supragingival biofilm and gingivitis in orthodontic patients: evidence-based recommendations for clinicians * Abstract: Properly performed daily mechanical biofilm control is the most important prevention strategy for periodontal diseases. How-ever, proper mechanical biofilm control is not performed effectively by the...
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Properly performed daily mechanical biofilm control is the most important prevention strategy for periodontal diseases. However, proper mechanical biofilm control is not performed effectively by the majority of the population, mainly due to lack of motivation and of manual dexterity. Local biofilm retention factors may aggravate home oral hygiene q...
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Different reasons can contribute to classifying dental prosthesis wearers as high-risk individuals in relation to dental biofilm accumulation. These include a past history of oral disease, age and additional retentive areas. Other common complaints include inflammation and halitosis. Moreover, prosthesis replacement and prosthetic pillar loss are g...
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Different reasons can contribute to classifying dental prosthesis wearers as high-risk individuals in relation to dental biofilm accumulation. These include a past history of oral disease, age and additional retentive areas. Other common complaints include inflammation and halitosis. Moreover, prosthesis replacement and prosthetic pillar loss are g...
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Purpose: This randomized, single center, examiner-blind, controlled, parallel-group, 6-month clinical study compared the antiplaque/antigingivitis potential of an essential oil (EO) versus a 0.07% cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC)-containing mouthrinse. A 5% hydroalcohol solution was included as a control group. Methods: 354 healthy volunteers (18-...
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Background: Several studies have investigated the differences in salivary parameters and microbial composition between diabetic and non-diabetic patients, however, specific differences are still not clear mainly due to the effects of confounder. Aim: The aim of this case-control study was to evaluate the salivary and microbial parameters of chroni...
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Abstract: Great possibilities for oral rehabilitation emerged as a result of scientific consolidation, as well as a large number of dental implant applications. Along with implants appeared diseases such as mucositis and peri-implantitis, requiring management through several strategies applied at different stages. Biofilm accumulation is associated...
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Objective: Conventional scaling and root planing (SRP) is considered the gold standard treatment protocol for chronic periodontitis subjects. However, different therapeutic strategies have been proposed to improve its results. Thus, the aim of this longitudinal study was to compare the clinical effects of full-mouth (FMD) or quadrant (QD) debrideme...
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Objective: Obesity negatively impacts overall health. A possible relation between obesity and poorer periodontal status has been suggested. This relation is partially sustained by the fact that fat tissues act as reservoirs of inflammatory mediators. The primary aim of this randomized placebo controlled 3-month clinical trial was to evaluate change...
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Background: The present study compared the effect of two chronic stress models associated with periodontitis induced in rats on partial lipid profile parameters. Materials & methods: Forty-eight rats were divided into 4 groups: physical stress+periodontitis, variable stress+periodontitis, periodontitis and control. Physical stress and variable s...
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INTRODUCTION: Patients seem to adhere better to short-term periodontal treatment schemes. Besides, time-reduced treatments are more cost-effective. However, the degree of benefits related to this type of treatment still requires additional investigations. AIM: The present short-term study evaluated clinical and microbiological outcomes, from baseli...
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To assess changes in gingival status of renal transplant subjects under immunosuppressive regimens based on cyclosporine (CsA), tacrolimus (Tcr), and sirolimus (Sir). From a sample of 135 subjects (baseline examination [BE]), 89 without periodontal treatment, who maintained the immunosuppressive regimen based on the same main agent (CsA=23, Tcr=31,...
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This 6-month, examiner-blind, single center, randomized, parallel group, controlled clinical trial compared the antiplaque/antigingivitis effects of an alcohol-free EO mouthrinse (LISTERINE Zero) to a negative control (5% flavored, colored hydroalcohol) and to an alcohol-free CPC-containing mouthrinse (Colgate Plax). 337 gingivitis subjects were cl...