Oral Hygiene & Prevention 04 December 2019
Dentin Hypersensitivity: Etiology, Mechanism and Prevention
Etiology Dentin hypersensitivity (DH) is defined as diminutive and sharp pain which arises from exposed dentin surface in reaction to a stimulus of...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 06 November 2019
Geriatric Dentistry: Chlorhexidine against Oral Colonization
Poor oral hygiene has been implicated in the development of aspiration pneumonia in frail patients. In fact inadequate oral care can cause colonisation of...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 09 October 2019
Dental root caries: risk predictors
Root caries results from the dissolution of minerals in dentine by the acids produced by bacteria, since dentine have a much lower mineral content when compared...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 30 July 2019
Preventive agents on initial caries lesions during orthodontic treatment
Incipient caries lesions (ILs) around the surfaces of banded or bonded teeth are a common orthodontic problem. Current literature indicates that this is...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 03 July 2019
Oral hygiene and periodontitis: is flossing the solution?
Good hygiene practices are universally recognized essential factors for oral health, and flossing is considered an indispensable part of an effective oral...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 05 June 2019
Different sealant modalities: which is the most effective?
The pits and fissures at the occlusal surfaces of molars are retentive areas for food debris and dental plaque and are at an increased risk for development of...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 17 April 2019
The correlation between the quality of oral hygiene and oral HPV infection in adults
Aim of the study was to detect a possible association between the objectively determined quality of oral hygiene and the presence of oral HPV. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 06 March 2019
Which beverages can cause tooth wear?
The consumption of carbonated drinks is associated with tooth wear, but for other foods and acidic drinks literature data are still controversial. Moreover, not much...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 06 February 2019
Can oral diseases in pregnancy lead to complications?
INTRODUCTION Every year, 32 million children are born prematurely or too young for their gestational age (Lee et al., 2013). Several risk factors for preterm birth...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 08 January 2019
Why should we advise to our patients toothpaste based on sodium bicarbonate?
Dental caries and periodontal disease are the most prevalent chronic diseases both in children and adult. To reduce and avoid their onset and development, it...
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