This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of PRF either alone, or mixed with 1% metformin gel, in horizontal ridge augmentation with split-crest technique, for implant placement.
Patients & Methods
24 implants were inserted in narrow ridges of twelve patients who were randomly assigned into one of two groups. In group 1, patients were treated by split crest technique with implant placement and PRF only. [..] READ MORE
To compare the efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) versus topical corticosteroids in the treatment of patients with erosive oral lichen planus (EOLP).
Subjects and Methods
Randomized clinical trials included twenty patients with EOLP clinical and histological diagnosis. [..] READ MORE
Maxillary atresia is a common developmental problem among children and adults, and rapid maxillary expansion is the treatment of choice for atresia correction through bone remodeling. However, the expansion devices apply force to the teeth and the alveolar bone, with a resulting dental buccal inclination, which increases in magnitude as the palatal suture reaches more advanced degrees of skeletal maturation. [..] READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic turned into a big problem for public health. The dentistry activity represents a high potential source for virus transmissibility. Dental health care professionals should know the mechanisms of the disease, the infection control procedures and be able to minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19. [..] READ MORE