Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Worthington, H. et. al.
Apr 9th, 2019 - Dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal diseases (gingivitis and periodontitis) affect the majority of people worldwide, and treatment costs place a significant burden on health services. Decay and gum disease can cause pain, eating and speaking difficulties, low self‐esteem, and even tooth loss and the need for surgery. As dental plaque is the primary cause, self‐administered daily mechani...
Aug 6th, 2018 - All toothpastes with the ADA Seal of Acceptance must contain fluoride. In addition to fluoride, toothpastes may contain active ingredients to help in ways such as lessening tooth sensitivity, whitening teeth, reducing gingivitis or tartar build-up, or preventing enamel erosion or bad breath.
American Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Association (ACPA)
Dec 31st, 2017 - Purpose: identifying recommended practices in the care of patients with craniofacial differences. This document is divided into the following sections: (1) interdisciplinary teams: composition, qualifications of team members, and general responsibilities of teams, (2) contemporary practices of the team during the early months of life of the patient, and (3) longitudinal evaluation and treatmen.
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
Oct 24th, 2017 - To promote the optimal sedation and/or anesthesia care, ASA offers the following recommendations for sedation and anesthesia services in dental office-based settings. These recommendations are intended for use by those state and national organizations with oversight responsibilities, and state entities offering guidance to individuals providing sedation or anesthesia care in dental office-based.
American Dental Association (ADA)
Sep 30th, 2017 - ADA Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation of Potentially Malignant Disorders in the Oral Cavity. The expert panel suggests that clinicians* should obtain an updated medical, social and dental history and perform an intraoral and extraoral conventional visual and tactile examination† in all adult patients (no quality of evidence rating and no strength of recommendation as.
May 25th, 2017 - The following statements are intended to summarize the indications for orthognathic surgery. These criteria are based on a thorough review of the available literature and the expert opinions of clinicians with considerable experience in this discipline.
Aug 20th, 2016 - Deep pressure therapy is used to normalize physiological arousal due to stress. Wisdom tooth surgery is an invasive dental procedure with high stress levels, and an alleviation strategy is rarely applied during extraction. In this study, we investigated the effects of deep pressure input on autonomic responses to wisdom tooth extraction in healthy adults. Deep pressure therapy Methods A ran...
The National Craniofacial Association
Feb 24th, 2016 - Description of cleft lip and cleft palate aimed at helping parents understand the conditions and the surgeries that may be required. Provides list of additional resources.
Peter G. Pappas
Dec 15th, 2015 - Invasive infection due to Candida species is largely a condition associated with medical progress, and is widely recognized as a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the healthcare environment. There are at least 15 distinct Candida species that cause human disease, but >90% of invasive disease is caused by the 5 most common pathogens, C.
Jun 30th, 2015 - A panel of experts convened by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs presents an evidence-based clinical practice guideline and systematic review on nonsurgical treatment of patients with chronic periodontitis by means of scaling and root planing (SRP) with or without adjuncts. For patients with chronic periodontitis, SRP showed a moderate benefit, and the benefits.
Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD et. al.
Dec 31st, 2014 - A panel of experts (the 2014 Panel) convened by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs developed an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on the use of prophylactic antibiotics in patients with prosthetic joints who are undergoing dental procedures. This CPG is intended to clarify the “Prevention of Orthopaedic Implant Infection in Patients Undergoing Dental Pr.
Dec 21st, 2014 - Xerostomia, the subjective complaint of dry mouth, and hyposalivation remain a significant burden for many individuals. Diagnosis of xerostomia and salivary gland hypofunction is dependent upon a careful and detailed history and thorough oral examination. There exist many options for treatment and symptom management: salivary stimulants, topical agents, saliva substitutes, and systemic sialogog...
American Dental Association (ADA)
Jan 31st, 2014 - To assess the effectiveness and safety of using fluoride toothpaste for young children, the Council recommended a systematic review of the evidence. The results of the review demonstrated that for children younger than 6 years, fluoride toothpaste use is effective in reducing caries.
American Dental Association (ADA)
Oct 31st, 2013 - Background. A panel of experts convened by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scienti c Affairs presents evidence-based clinical recommendations regarding professionally applied and prescription-strength, home-use topical fluoride agents for caries prevention.
Donald A. Tyndall
May 31st, 2012 - A Position Paper Subcommittee of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) reviewed the literature since the original position statement on selection criteria for radiology in dental implantology, published in 2000. All current planar modalities, including intraoral, panoramic, and cephalometric, as well as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) are discussed, along with ra.
Nov 8th, 2011 - Dry mouth (xerostomia) can change speech patterns, allow dentures to rub, and contribute to dental caries. It also changes dietary preferences: who wants to eat peanut butter or saltines with a dry mouth? It may alter the sufferer’s nutritional status, causing vitamin deficiencies and caloric insufficiency—once salivary flow is reduced by half, chewing and swallowing become problematic.
Michael P. Rethman
Aug 31st, 2011 - In this article, the authors present evidence-based clinical recommendations regarding the use of nonfluoride caries- preventive agents. The recommendations were developed by an expert panel convened by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs.
Australian Dental Journal; Villa, A. et. al.
Aug 27th, 2011 - Background: The aim of this study was to examine the symptoms and risk factors associated with self‐reported xerostomia. Methods: Data were collected from 601 self‐administered questionnaires among dental clinic attendees. Logistic regression models to estimate odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals were used to investigate the association for exposures of interest, such as socio‐demograph...
R. Gary Rozier
Nov 30th, 2010 - This article presents evidence-based clinical recommendations for the prescription of dietary fluoride supplements. The recommendations were developed by an expert panel convened by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA).
Dec 31st, 2007 - The guidelines update the 1997 recommendations by the American Heart Association for the prevention of infective endocarditis. The committee concluded that infective endocarditis prophylaxis for dental procedures should be recommended only for patients with underlying cardiac conditions associated with the highest risk of adverse outcomes from infective endocarditis.