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1. Dental Lasers for Caries Removal in Children Is a Good Alternative to Conventional Mechanical Methods

Dental Lasers for Caries Removal in Children Is a Good Alternative to Conventional Mechanical Methods UTCAT3398, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Dental Lasers for Caries Removal in Children Is a Good Alternative to Conventional Mechanical Methods Clinical Question For children with caries, is Er:YAG laser application an effective treatment for caries removal and cavity preparation compared (...) to conventional methods? Clinical Bottom Line Caries removal via Er:YAG laser is similarly effective as traditional methods, with the added benefit of decreased perceived pain and decreased anesthetic use. This is supported by multiple studies including a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis that showed decreased perceived pain and decreased anesthetic use with laser removal. However, cavity preparation using the Er:YAG laser takes significantly longer than traditional methods. Best Evidence (you may

2019 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

2. Dental caries and obesity: their relationship in children

Dental caries and obesity: their relationship in children Dental caries and obesity: their relationship in children - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies which are essential for the site to work. We also use non-essential cookies to help us improve government digital services. Any data collected is anonymised. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Register by 26 November to vote in the General (...) Election on 12 December. Guidance Dental caries and obesity: their relationship in children Current evidence about the relationship between dental caries and obesity in individuals and populations. Published 8 October 2015 Last updated 4 November 2019 — From: Documents Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-869 If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email . Please tell us what format you need. It will help us

2019 Public Health England

3. Potassium Iodide May Be Effective in Reducing the Stains Caused by Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Dental Caries

Potassium Iodide May Be Effective in Reducing the Stains Caused by Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Dental Caries UTCAT3396, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Potassium Iodide May Be Effective in Reducing the Stains Caused by Silver Diamine Fluoride in Arresting Dental Caries Clinical Question In patients receiving silver diamine fluoride for dental caries, does the subsequent application of potassium (...) iodide reduce staining as compared to no application? Clinical Bottom Line In patients receiving silver diamine fluoride to arrest dental caries, the subsequent application of potassium iodide may aid in reducing the amount of tooth discoloration normally observed with SDF treatment. However, more evidence is needed in order to provide a definitive answer. 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

2019 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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)

9. 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

10. 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

11. Association between mothers' dental anxiety/dental fear and pre-school children's dental caries

Association between mothers' dental anxiety/dental fear and pre-school children's dental caries 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address

2019 PROSPERO

12. Does fixed appliance treatment affect the caries patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis burden of orthodontic

Does fixed appliance treatment affect the caries patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis burden of orthodontic 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2019 PROSPERO

13. Validity of surrogate endpoints in studies of caries prevention using fluoridated dentifrices and sealants - systematic reviews

Validity of surrogate endpoints in studies of caries prevention using fluoridated dentifrices and sealants - systematic reviews 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne

2019 PROSPERO

14. Association between sickle cell diseases and dental caries: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Association between sickle cell diseases and dental caries: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies 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

15. Artificial caries: methods for dental decay assessment performed- Systematic review.

Artificial caries: methods for dental decay assessment performed- 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

2019 PROSPERO

16. Using ICDAS in detecting caries around restorations: a systematic review

Using ICDAS in detecting caries around restorations: 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

2019 PROSPERO

17. The impact of clustering of oral symptoms in the pathogenesis of radiation caries: a systematic review

The impact of clustering of oral symptoms in the pathogenesis of radiation 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

2019 PROSPERO

18. Motivational interviewing for preventing early childhood caries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Motivational interviewing for preventing early childhood 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

19. Is there association among hyposalivation and dental caries? Systematic review

Is there association among hyposalivation and dental caries? 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

20. 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