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The purpose of this trial is to evaluate the anticaries remineralizing potential of a toothpaste containing 500 ppm fluoride plus fTCP technology relative to a commercially available toothpaste via a double-blind cross-over in situ (or intra-oral) clinical model, whereby approved human participants will wear an orthodontic appliance fitted with an enamel specimen for the duration of a leg (28 days). There will be two test legs.
Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Prospective
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Tooth wear is a physiological process occurring from normal functioning of the dentition throughout lifetime. The studies in the current literature indicated that both techniques of tooth...
Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic infectious disease found in children worldwide and if left untreated, is rapidly progress. Severe tooth decay in children is not only affect c...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of several factors (light, extrinsic stain removal and operator's experience) in tooth color assessment. Tooth color will be assessed by ...
The effectiveness of local anesthetics is reduced if inflammation is present, making it difficult to control pain during such procedures as root canals and wisdom teeth removal. This set o...
The purpose of the study is to confirm the clinical effectiveness and safety of topical diammine silver fluoride (DASF) as a tooth desensitizer in adulst by comparing it to the application...
The study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of the combination of CPP-ACP and fluorides compared with fluorides monotherapy on patients with early caries lesions. The Medline, Embase and Cochrane databas...
Because orthodontic tooth movement is dependent upon osteoclast-mediated resorption of alveolar bone adjacent to the pressure side of tooth roots, biologic mediators that regulate osteoclasts can be u...
Tooth development is regulated by multiple genetic pathways, which ultimately drive the complex interactions between the oral epithelium and mesenchyme. Disruptions at any time point during this proce...
Through fine-tuning of reagent and base structure, sulfonyl fluorides can efficiently fluorinate diverse classes of alcohols. We show that machine learning can map the intricate reaction landscape and...
Fluorides are common in the environment and are absorbed mostly in the stomach and gut, it can easily move through cell membranes and its accumulation can cause harmful effects in skeletal and soft ti...
Fluorides, usually in pastes or gels, used for topical application to reduce the incidence of DENTAL CARIES.
Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)
An abnormality in the direction of a TOOTH ERUPTION.
Inorganic fluorides of tin. They include both stannic fluoride (tin tetrafluoride) and stannous fluoride (tin difluoride). The latter is used in the prevention of dental caries.
The pathologic wearing away of the tooth substance by brushing, bruxism, clenching, and other mechanical causes. It is differentiated from TOOTH ATTRITION in that this type of wearing away is the result of tooth-to-tooth contact, as in mastication, occurring only on the occlusal, incisal, and proximal surfaces. It differs also from TOOTH EROSION, the progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes not involving bacterial action. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p2)
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...