International Journal of Dental Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2018

  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Associated withPapillon-Lefevre Syndrome: Systematic Review and the First Reported Case

    Manar A. Abdul Aziz, Mohamed A. Shawky, Mohammed Atef

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: 28 August 2018
    Accepted: 10 September 2018
    Published: 10 October 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijdm.20180402.11
    Abstract: Papillon–Lefèvre syndrome (PLS) is a rare genodermatosis caused by mutation in CTSC gene which is expressed in epithelial cells as well as in various immune cells including PMNs, macrophages, and their precursors. Such mutation results in palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, early onset periodontitis, susceptibility to infection and rarely mucocutaneous ca... Show More
  • The First Permanent Molar Most Affected by Dental Caries - A Longitudinal Study

    Canga Mimoza, Malagnino Antonio Vito

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2018
    Pages: 36-41
    Received: 28 September 2018
    Accepted: 12 October 2018
    Published: 7 November 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijdm.20180402.12
    Abstract: The cost effectiveness of this study was achieved within a two year time period, which confirmed that tooth number 26 is the most affected by caries. The relative effectiveness of this study are the observations done every 0-6-12-18-24 months. To identify, which of the teeth number 16, 26, 36 and 46 is affected more by caries within a two year time... Show More