International Journal of Dental Medicine

Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2023

  • Potential Risk Factors for Aerosol Transmission in the Dental Office and Strategies for Prevention and Control

    Chu-Han Song, Xiang Guo, Xian-Yan Lin, Jin-Mei Guo, Ya-Xin Bai, Yu-Xiao Xiao, Minhaj Ahmad, Song-Yin Wu, Zheng-Rou Wang, Zhu-Ling Guo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 32-37
    Received: 19 July 2023
    Accepted: 4 August 2023
    Published: 22 August 2023
    Abstract: Objective: Dental offices, due to the special characteristics of diagnostic and treatment operations and airborne diseases, are exposed to relatively closed environments with high concentrations of aerosols for a long period of time, and there is a possibility of disease transmission through aerosols. This paper introduces and analyzes the sources,... Show More
  • Impact of Commiphora myrrha on Bacteria (Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus spp.) Related to Dental Caries

    Reem Izzeldien, Sondos Ibn Ouf, Ayat Ahmed Alrasheid, Zawahir Abu Elbashar, Mounkaila Noma

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: 15 July 2023
    Accepted: 21 August 2023
    Published: 6 September 2023
    Abstract: Commiphora myrrha, is an ancient plant which exhibits an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect for mouth and it has been traditionally used for its antimicrobial properties in oral health care. This study assessed the impact of C. myrrha on two bacteria Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus spp. involved in dental caries. Three samples of Strept... Show More
  • The Utility Model Relates to a Branch Salivary Suction Device for Oral Cavity

    Jie Zhou, Qing Yuan, Xue-Jing Lin, Zheng-Rou Wang, Yang Yang, Xin-Yi Zhang, Diwas Sunchuri, Zhu-Ling Guo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 45-47
    Received: 6 December 2022
    Accepted: 26 December 2022
    Published: 18 September 2023
    Abstract: Background: In the process of dental diagnosis and treatment, a large number of pathogenic microorganisms and aerosols in the mouth of patients are easy to spread into the office, resulting in microbial contamination of the office air. In order to reduce the formation of droplets and aerosols and reduce the dissemination of blood and saliva, negati... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Development of Periodontal Probing Locator and Its Guidance in the Domain of Dental Education

    Xue-Jing Lin, Yu-Lei Dong, Hong-Yuan Tian, Jie Zhou, Qing Yuan, Zi-Bo Fang, Shui-Chang Zhang, Min Chen, Ruo-Na Wu, Diwas Sunchuri, Zhu-Ling Guo*

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 48-51
    Received: 29 November 2022
    Accepted: 19 December 2022
    Published: 6 December 2023
    Abstract: Background: As the needle is a sharp instrument, it can easily injure soft tissue, a syringe without a needle is generally used for drug injection in clinical practice, and the liquid in the syringe is poured into the periodontal pocket under the guidance of probe. However, there is a problem that the liquid cannot be accurately delivered to the pe... Show More