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1. WITHDRAWN: Operative caries management in adults and children. (PubMed)

WITHDRAWN: Operative caries management in adults and children. The management of dental caries has traditionally involved removal of all soft demineralised dentine before a filling is placed. However, the benefits of complete caries removal have been questioned because of concerns about the possible adverse effects of removing all soft dentine from the tooth. Three groups of studies have also challenged the doctrine of complete caries removal by sealing caries into teeth using three different (...) techniques. The first technique removes caries in stages over two visits some months apart, allowing the dental pulp time to lay down reparative dentine (the stepwise excavation technique). The second removes part of the dentinal caries and seals the residual caries into the tooth permanently (partial caries removal) and the third technique removes no dentinal caries prior to sealing or restoring (no dentinal caries removal). This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2006.To assess

2019 Cochrane

2. WITHDRAWN: Interdental brushing for the prevention and control of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults. (PubMed)

WITHDRAWN: Interdental brushing for the prevention and control of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults. Effective oral hygiene is a crucial factor in maintaining good oral health, which is associated with overall health and health-related quality of life. Dental floss has been used for many years in conjunction with toothbrushing for removing dental plaque in between teeth, however, interdental brushes have been developed which many people find easier to use than floss, providing (...) high and three studies as being at unclear risk of bias. Studies only reported the clinical outcome gingivitis and plaque data, with no studies providing data on many of the outcomes: periodontitis, caries, halitosis and quality of life. Three studies reported that no adverse events were observed or reported during the study. Two other studies provided some data on adverse events but we were unable to pool the data due to lack of detail. Two studies did not report whether adverse events

2019 Cochrane

3. WITHDRAWN: Flossing for the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults. (PubMed)

WITHDRAWN: Flossing for the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults. Good oral hygiene is thought to be important for oral health. This review is to determine the effectiveness of flossing in addition to toothbrushing for preventing gum disease and dental caries in adults.To assess the effects of flossing in addition to toothbrushing, as compared with toothbrushing alone, in the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults.We searched the following (...) on a 0 to 3 point scale for Loe-Silness gingivitis index, and the 3 and 6 month results translate to 0.20 and 0.09 reductions on the same scale.Overall there is weak, very unreliable evidence which suggests that flossing plus toothbrushing may be associated with a small reduction in plaque at 1 or 3 months.None of the included trials reported data for the outcomes of caries, calculus, clinical attachment loss, or quality of life. There was some inconsistent reporting of adverse effects.There is some

2019 Cochrane

4. Home use of interdental cleaning devices, in addition to toothbrushing, for preventing and controlling periodontal diseases and dental caries. (PubMed)

Home use of interdental cleaning devices, in addition to toothbrushing, for preventing and controlling periodontal diseases and dental caries. Dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal diseases (gingivitis and periodontitis) affect the majority of people worldwide, and treatment costs place a significant burden on health services. Decay and gum disease can cause pain, eating and speaking difficulties, low self-esteem, and even tooth loss and the need for surgery. As dental plaque (...) periodontal diseases, caries, and plaque. A secondary objective was to compare different interdental cleaning devices with each other.Cochrane Oral Health's Information Specialist searched: Cochrane Oral Health's Trials Register (to 16 January 2019), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (the Cochrane Library, 2018, Issue 12), MEDLINE Ovid (1946 to 16 January 2019), Embase Ovid (1980 to 16 January 2019) and CINAHL EBSCO (1937 to 16 January 2019). The US National Institutes of Health

2019 Cochrane

5. Assessment of the application of fluoride varnish on milk teeth to prevent the development and progression of initial caries or new carious lesions - rapid report

Assessment of the application of fluoride varnish on milk teeth to prevent the development and progression of initial caries or new carious lesions - rapid report 1 Translation of the key statement of the rapid report Fluoridlackapplikation im Milchgebiss zur Verhinderung von Karies (Version 1.0; Status: 29 March 2018). Please note: This translation is provided as a service by IQWiG to English-language readers. However, solely the German original text is absolutely authoritative and legally (...) binding. Extract IQWiG Reports – Commission No. N17-03 Application of fluoride varnish on milk teeth to prevent caries 1 Extract of rapid report N17-03 Version 1.0 Application of fluoride varnish on milk teeth 29 March 2018 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) - i - Publishing details Publisher: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care Topic: Application of fluoride varnish on milk teeth to prevent caries Commissioning agency: Federal Joint Committee Commission

2019 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG)

6. Fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations for preventing dental caries. (PubMed)

Fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations for preventing dental caries. Caries (dental decay) is a disease of the hard tissues of the teeth caused by an imbalance, over time, in the interactions between cariogenic bacteria in dental plaque and fermentable carbohydrates (mainly sugars). Regular toothbrushing with fluoride toothpaste is the principal non-professional intervention to prevent caries, but the caries-preventive effect varies according to different concentrations of fluoride (...) in toothpaste, with higher concentrations associated with increased caries control. Toothpastes with higher fluoride concentration increases the risk of fluorosis (enamel defects) in developing teeth. This is an update of the Cochrane Review first published in 2010.To determine and compare the effects of toothpastes of different fluoride concentrations (parts per million (ppm)) in preventing dental caries in children, adolescents, and adults.Cochrane Oral Health's Information Specialist searched

2019 Cochrane

7. WITHDRAWN: Ozone therapy for the treatment of dental caries. (PubMed)

WITHDRAWN: Ozone therapy for the treatment of dental caries. Dental caries is a bacterially mediated disease characterised by demineralisation of the tooth surface, which may lead to cavitation, discomfort, pain and eventual tooth loss. Ozone is toxic to certain bacteria in vitro and it has been suggested that delivering ozone into a carious lesion might reduce the number of cariogenic bacteria. This possibly could arrest the progress of the lesion and may, in the presence of fluoride, perhaps (...) ). The risk of bias in all studies appeared high. The analyses of all three studies were conducted at the level of the lesion, which is not independent of the person, for this reason pooling of data was not appropriate or attempted. Individual studies showed inconsistent effects of ozone on caries, across different measures of caries progression or regression. Few secondary outcomes were reported, but one trial reported an absence of adverse events.Given the high risk of bias in the available studies

2019 Cochrane

8. Clear Aligner Therapy provides lower caries risk compared to Fixed Orthodontic Treatment

Clear Aligner Therapy provides lower caries risk compared to Fixed Orthodontic Treatment UTCAT3365, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Clear Aligner Therapy provides lower caries risk compared to Fixed Orthodontic Treatment Clinical Question Do clear aligners increase patient’s risk for dental caries when compared to traditional attached braces? Clinical Bottom Line The removable nature of clear aligners (...) reduces plaque accumulation when compared to fixed orthodontic appliances. Clear aligners may be preferential for patients with a high caries risk. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Jiang/2018 9 studies which included 427 patients. 190 patients used clear aligners, and 237 patients used fixed appliances. Meta Analysis Key results A decreased periodontal status is observed in patients

2019 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

9. A systematic review of caries prevention in children and adolescents with special needs/disabilities

A systematic review of caries prevention in children and adolescents with special needs/disabilities Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

10. Are the polymorphisms of taste genes associated with dental caries? a systematic review and meta-analysis

Are the polymorphisms of taste genes associated with dental caries? a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

11. Restorative management of root caries: a systematic review

Restorative management of root caries: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr

2019 PROSPERO

12. Single nucleotide polymorphisms of composition and salivary flow genes and susceptibility to caries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Single nucleotide polymorphisms of composition and salivary flow genes and susceptibility to caries: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration

2019 PROSPERO

13. Self-assembling peptides in remineralization of enamel caries: a systematic review

Self-assembling peptides in remineralization of enamel caries: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2019 PROSPERO

14. Anthropometric measurements and dental caries among children in Asia and its association with regions, sugar consumption and socioeconomic inequalities a systematic review and meta-analysis

Anthropometric measurements and dental caries among children in Asia and its association with regions, sugar consumption and socioeconomic inequalities a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility

2019 PROSPERO

15. Equity in dental health - the cost-effectiveness of caries preventive measures

Equity in dental health - the cost-effectiveness of caries preventive measures Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2019 PROSPERO

16. Is there an association between body mass index and / or special needs status and caries experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

Is there an association between body mass index and / or special needs status and caries experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record

2019 PROSPERO

17. Alternative methods of smear layer removal of caries-affected dentine and their effects on the bond strength in restorative dentistry: a systematic review

Alternative methods of smear layer removal of caries-affected dentine and their effects on the bond strength in restorative dentistry: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

18. Effectiveness and safety of ozone therapy for treatment of dental caries: systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Effectiveness and safety of ozone therapy for treatment of dental caries: systematic review of randomized controlled trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

19. Can sealing of carious lesion up to the outer half of the dentin in primary and permanent molars be effective for caries arrest?

Can sealing of carious lesion up to the outer half of the dentin in primary and permanent molars be effective for caries arrest? Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

20. Camellia sinensis (green tea) for managing caries and periodontitis: systematic review and meta-analysis

Camellia sinensis (green tea) for managing caries and periodontitis: systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO