International Journal of Dental Medicine

Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2021

  • Detection of Oral and Dental Tissue from the Biomaterials Used in Teeth Using Medical Image Processing Technique

    Sahand Shahalinejad

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: 11 May 2021
    Accepted: 8 July 2021
    Published: 16 July 2021
    Abstract: Oral disease is one of the most common causes of death in some countries. Changing habits and diet, not observing oral hygiene, neglecting the importance and health of teeth are the most important causes of oral diseases, these diseases may be specific to the oral cavity or may contribute to the disease in humans as part of an incompatible substanc... Show More
  • Smear Layer Removal by Means of Erbium, Chromium: Yttrium Scandium Gallium Garnet (Er, Cr: YSGG) Laser Irradiation from Apical Third of Mesial Root Canals

    Evrykleia Kourti, Dimitris Strakas, Ourania Pantelidou-Papadopoulou, Kosmas Tolidis

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 20-24
    Received: 8 May 2021
    Accepted: 24 May 2021
    Published: 4 September 2021
    Abstract: Aim: This ex-vivo study evaluated the efficiency of an Er, Cr: YSGG laser (2780 nm) at different power settings to remove smear layer from the apical third of mesial roots of first lower molars by using SEM. Materials & Methods: 42 mesial root canals of first mandibular molars (type II Vertucci) were divided into 4 groups of 10 teeth each. The rest... Show More
  • Development and Application of a Quick Cleaning and Portable Storage Device for Dislocated Teeth

    Chen Xie, Wanyun Lin, Junling Guo, Yingyu Luo, Huijuan Hu, Huiqin Yang, Zhiteng Deng, Qinzhi Zhou, Diwas Sunchuri, Zhu Ling Guo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 25-28
    Received: 10 November 2021
    Accepted: 21 November 2021
    Published: 24 November 2021
    Abstract: Background: The teeth with dental trauma in children are mostly young permanent teeth of school-age children. Once trauma occurs, it will have adverse effects on children's masticatory function, occlusal relationship, beauty, growth and development. Objective: To improve the success rate of replantation of completely dislocated teeth. Methods: Thro... Show More
  • Cognitive Survey on Periodontitis and Cardiovascular Disease Among Medical Staffs and Cardiovascular Patients in Hainan

    Zhu Ling Guo, Tao Han, Chen Xie, Xiang Guo, Si Yu Tao, Wan Yun Lin, Sunchuri Diwas, Hong Xia Pang, Xu Zheng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 29-33
    Received: 26 November 2021
    Accepted: 3 December 2021
    Published: 11 December 2021
    Abstract: Objective: Periodontitis is linked to increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease and it is significant to have a comprehensive cognition on the mutual influence for combined treatment. The present investigation aimed to promote oral health instruction to patients with periodontitis and/or cardiovascular disease and the medical staffs from the d... Show More
  • Age in Years, Food Consumption Pattern and Tooth Problem/Tooth Loss Among Preschool Children Owerri Settlements in Imo State, Nigeria

    Onyeneke Esther-Ben Ninikanwa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 34-40
    Received: 22 September 2021
    Accepted: 12 October 2021
    Published: 24 December 2021
    Abstract: The effect of age in years, food consumption pattern and prevalence of Dental carries among preschool children in settlements of Owerri metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria was investigated. It was aimed to determine the related risk and causative factors of early childhood caries among preschool children residing in areas of Owerri, Imo State. The schoo... Show More