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Home use of interdental cleaning devices, in addition to toothbrushing, for preventing and controlling periodontal diseases and dental caries
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD012018.pub2/full
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...

Oral Health Topics- Toothpastes
https://www.ada.org/en/member-center/oral-health-topics/toothpastes

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.

Effect of deep pressure input on parasympathetic system in patients with wisdom tooth surgery
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0929664616301735

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...

Diagnosis and management of xerostomia and hyposalivation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4278738/

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...

Is Parotitis One More Complication of Influenza? The Ongoing Challenge of Determining C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6070059
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Pavia AT

Apr 4th, 2018 - Is Parotitis One More Complication of Influenza? The Ongoing Challenge of Determining Causal Associations.|2018|Pavia AT,|

Drug-Induced Dry Mouth
https://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2011/november2011/drug-induced-dry-mouth

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.

Risk factors and symptoms associated with xerostomia: a cross‐sectional study
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1834-7819.2011.01347.x
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...

Mumps Outbreak Among a Highly Vaccinated University Community-New York City, January-Ap...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw762
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Patel LN, Arciuolo RJ et. al.

Dec 8th, 2016 - On 14 January 2014, a vaccinated student presented with parotitis. Mumps immunoglobulin M (IgM) testing was negative and reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing was not performed, resulting in a missed diagnosis and the start of an outbreak at a New York City (NYC) university. Mumps case investigations included patient interviews, medical records review, and laboratory ...

β-Blocker Use in Pregnancy and the Risk for Congenital Malformations: An International ...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M18-0338
Annals of Internal Medicine; Bateman BT, Heide-Jørgensen U et. al.

Oct 16th, 2018 - β-Blockers are a class of antihypertensive medications that are commonly used in pregnancy. To estimate the risks for major congenital malformations associated with first-trimester exposure to β-blockers. Cohort study. Health registries in the 5 Nordic countries and the U.S. Medicaid database. Pregnant women with a diagnosis of hypertension and their offspring. First-trimester exposure to β-blo...

Non-mumps Viral Parotitis During the 2014-2015 Influenza Season in the United States.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6240917
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Elbadawi LI, Talley P et. al.

Apr 4th, 2018 - During the 2014-2015 US influenza season, 320 cases of non-mumps parotitis (NMP) among residents of 21 states were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We conducted an epidemiologic and laboratory investigation to determine viral etiologies and clinical features of NMP during this unusually large occurrence. NMP was defined as acute parotitis or other salivary gland...

Influenza-Associated Parotitis During the 2014-2015 Influenza Season in the United States.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6295667
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Rolfes MA, Millman AJ et. al.

Apr 4th, 2018 - During the 2014-2015 influenza season in the United States, 256 cases of influenza-associated parotitis were reported from 27 states. We conducted a case-control study and laboratory investigation to further describe this rare clinical manifestation of influenza. During February 2015-April 2015, we interviewed 50 cases (with parotitis) and 124 ill controls (without parotitis) with laboratory-co...

Application of the Eighth Edition American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System for...
https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.26948
The Laryngoscope; Badhey AK, Olson A et. al.

Oct 10th, 2017 - Analyze patients treated with transoral robotic surgery (TORS) in the context of the eighth edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system. Retrospective cohort study including 110 human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal cancer (HPV+OPC) patients with a minimum 1-year follow-up treated with TORS between 2007 to 2016. Kaplan-Meier methods were used to estimate 3-year ...

Primary surgery versus primary radiation-based treatment for locally advanced oropharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.26903
The Laryngoscope; Kamran SC, Qureshi MM et. al.

Oct 10th, 2017 - Randomized data comparing surgery to radiation for locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) are lacking. This study evaluated practice patterns and overall survival outcomes from the National Cancer Database. A total of 22,676 patients with stage III to IV, locally advanced OPC were treated between 2004 to 2013 with primary chemoradiation (CRT) or surgery with adjuvant radiotherapy with or w...

A PET-based nomogram for oropharyngeal cancers.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2017.01.018
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Castelli J, Depeursinge A et. al.

Feb 26th, 2017 - In the context of locally advanced oropharyngeal cancer (LAOC) treated with definitive radiotherapy (RT) (combined with chemotherapy or cetuximab), the aims of this study were: (1) to identify PET-FDG parameters correlated with overall survival (OS) from a first cohort of patients; then (2) to compute a prognostic score; and (3) finally to validate this scoring system in a second independent co...

The role of HPV on the risk of second primary neoplasia in patients with oropharyngeal ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.11.011
Oral Oncology; Martel M, Alemany L et. al.

Dec 27th, 2016 - It has been reported that patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) have a lower risk of appearance of second primary neoplasm (SPN) than HPV-negative OPC patients. The aim of our study was to analyze the risk of developing SPN in a large group of patients with OPC according to HPV status in the primary tumor. We included 412 OPC patients treated at our center from 1991 to 2014 for ...

Maxillomandibular Advancement for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2678
JAMA Otolaryngology-- Head & Neck Surgery; Zaghi S, Holty JE et. al.

Nov 25th, 2015 - Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) is an invasive yet effective surgical option for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that achieves enlargement of the upper airway by physically expanding the facial skeletal framework. To identify criteria associated with surgical outcomes of MMA using aggregated individual patient data from multiple studies. The Cochrane Library, Scopus, Web of Science, and MEDLI...

Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis in Childhood and Adolescence: A Single-Center Experience.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.12577
Pediatric Dermatology; Gürkan A, Özlü SG et. al.

Apr 15th, 2015 - Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common oral ulcerative condition in children. The objective was to describe the clinical features of RAS in children with accompanying clinical and laboratory findings. The study included 120 patients younger than 18 years of age (mean age 9.6 ± 4.3 years) with three or more oral aphthous ulcers per year between August 2008 and February 2014. Demographic...

Proliferative leukoplakia: Proposed new clinical diagnostic criteria.
https://doi.org/10.1111/odi.12830
Oral Diseases; Villa A, Menon RS et. al.

Jan 17th, 2018 - We aimed to characterize proliferative verrucous leukoplakia (PVL) from a clinical and histopathological standpoint and suggest an updated classification. Records of patients seen at three oral medicine centers with a clinical diagnosis of PVL were reviewed for clinical and histopathological features and malignant transformation (MT). There were 42 patients (median age: 69 years [range: 36-88];...

Sialoendoscopy combined with an internal stent and postoperative massage as a comprehen...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2017.01.020
The British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Meng Q, Fang W et. al.

Jul 12th, 2017 - A common complication of radioiodine (I131) treatment of thyroid cancer is parotitis. Here we describe our clinical experience in treating delayed I131-induced parotitis using sialoendoscopy together with an internal stent and postoperative massage. In this retrospective cohort study we reviewed 32 patients who were treated in that way under general anaesthesia between July 2010 and March 2015....

The Primary Care Pediatrician and the Care of Children With Cleft Lip and/or Cleft Palate.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-0628
Pediatrics Lewis CW, Jacob LS et. al.

May 30th, 2017 - Orofacial clefts, specifically cleft lip and/or cleft palate (CL/P), are among the most common congenital anomalies. CL/P vary in their location and severity and comprise 3 overarching groups: cleft lip (CL), cleft lip with cleft palate (CLP), and cleft palate alone (CP). CL/P may be associated with one of many syndromes that could further complicate a child's needs. Care of patients with CL/P ...