International Journal of Dental Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019

  • Production of Dental Inlay Wax Using Locally Sourced Materials in Enugu, Nigeria

    Peter Chidiebere Okorie, John Emaimo, Cynthia Otitochukwu Aleke, Samuel Chinonyerem Okoronkwo, Godfrey Nwangwu, Kenneth Nkemdilim Okeke, Chibuzor Stellamaris Okonkwo, Emmanuel Chukwuma Obiano

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 27 December 2018
    Accepted: 28 January 2019
    Published: 22 February 2019
    Abstract: Dental inlay wax is a mixture of several waxes, usually containing paraffin wax, ceresin wax, beeswax and other natural and synthetic waxes. It is used to prepare patterns for gold or other metallic materials in the fabrication of inlays, crowns and bridges. Inlay wax is used for the same purpose as casting wax in the formation of pattern mostly fo... Show More
  • Dento-Maxillary Disharmony by Default in Mixed and Permanent Dentition at Odontostomatology Department of Donka National Hospital, Guinea

    Fadiga Mohamed Sid-Dick, Sidibe Sidikiba, Ouedraogo Youssouf, Kuotu Gérard Christian, Diouf Joseph Samba, Lama Barthélémy, Djibo Sambou Abass

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 17 November 2018
    Accepted: 17 December 2018
    Published: 14 March 2019
    Abstract: Background: Dento-maxillary disharmony is a disproportion between the size or the mesiodistal diameter of the teeth and the perimeter of the corresponding alveolar arches. The objective of this study is to describe frequency and management of default dento-maxillary disharmonies in the department of Odontostomatology of Donka National Hospital. Thi... Show More
  • Arteriosclerosis in Dental Radiographs: Two Case Reports

    Agnes Lau

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: 18 January 2019
    Accepted: 26 February 2019
    Published: 19 March 2019
    Abstract: Dentists are trained to identify atheromatous plaques of the intimal layer of the common carotid artery on panoramic radiographs, but are less familiar with medial layer arteriosclerosis, which results in “pipe-stem” calcifications that may present on intraoral as well as extraoral dental radiographs. Medial arteriosclerosis is often found in diabe... Show More
  • Comparison of Therapeutic Effects of Intra and Extra Oral Low Level Laser Radiation in Maxillary Chronic Sinusitis

    Hamed Mortazavi, Robab Noormohammadi, Hamidreza Khalighi, Ali Goljanian, Masoud Mojahedi, Siamak Sabour

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 19-28
    Received: 2 March 2019
    Accepted: 10 April 2019
    Published: 6 May 2019
    Abstract: Chronic sinusitis is one of the most common chronic diseases. In this research, intra- oral radiation of low-level laser has been compared with extra-oral low level laser radiation in treating maxillary chronic sinusitis for the first time. In this clinical trial, 40 patients were enrolled. Treatment plan was performed in 8 sessions, every other da... Show More
  • An Insight into the Ubiquity of Root Resorption in Orthodontics- A Review

    Sunegha Kundal

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 29-34
    Received: 21 September 2018
    Accepted: 16 October 2018
    Published: 30 May 2019
    Abstract: Root resorption is a common iatrogenic consequence of orthodontic treatment, although it can also be seen in the absence of orthodontic treatment. It may occur at any time during orthodontic treatment and compromise prognosis of the tooth involved and also the stability of treatment results. Orthodontics is the only branch which actually uses the i... Show More
  • Profile of Medically Compromised Children Attending the Pediatric Dentistry Department of the Casablanca Dental Consultation and Treatment Center

    Bensouda Sana, Elasmar Mouna, Aljalil Zineb, El Moutaki Soukaina, Benjelloun Sarah, Hamza Mouna, Elarabi Samira

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 35-39
    Received: 11 March 2019
    Accepted: 26 April 2019
    Published: 11 June 2019
    Abstract: Advances in pediatric medicine and medical technology have led to a spectacular reduction in morbidity and mortality among medically compromised children. As a result, dentists are facing the challenge of treating and managing more children with systemic conditions meeting affecting the dental treatment. Objective: To evaluate the medical profile o... Show More