A Dentist, involved in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity is very essential in day to day life. While many oral diseases are unique and self-limiting, poor conditions in the oral cavity can lead to poor general health and vice versa. Conditions in the oral cavity may be indicative of systemic diseases such as osteoporosis, diabetes, AIDS, different blood diseases including malignancies and lymphoma. Dentists also take the responsibility to carry out most important dental treatments such as professional teeth cleaning, dental restorations, crowns, bridges, orthodontic braces, prosthodontic dentures, endodontic root canal therapy, periodontal gum therapy, oral surgery, extraction of teeth as well as performing examinations, taking radiograph x-rays, diagnosis. Additionally, dentists further engage in oral surgery procedures such as dental implant placement.
Advancements in dentistry research enables to improve the delivery of dental care and oral health of the society.
Subject areas include, but are not limited to the following themes:
Achalasia, Baby Teeth, Bleeding Gums, Burning mouth syndrome, Coronal Fracture, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Anaesthesia and Sedation, Dental Instruments, Dental Plaque, Dental Public Health, Dental Radiology, Dental Restoration, Dental Sealants, Dental Traumatology, Fluoride Supplements, Forensic Odontology, Gingivitis, Glossitis, Gum Cancer, Gum Infection, HFMD (Hand, foot, and mouth disease), Minimal Intervention Dentistry, Mouth Ulcers, Mouth guards, Occlusal Splint, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer, Oral Candidiasis, Oral Leukoplakia, Oral Leukoplakia Treatment, Oral Lichen Planus, Orthodentistry, Periodentistry, Root Canal Treatment, Root End Surgery, Salivary Gland Stones & Tumours, Sensitive Teeth, Thumb sucking, Tooth Bleaching, Tooth Decay, Wisdom Teeth, Xerostomia, Root Canal Irrigation, Complete Denture, Orthodontics, Dental Caries, Permanent Dentition, Primary Dentition, Dental Implant.
CPQ Dentistry desires to publish articles in all related aspects.
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
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 evaluate the effect of ball and socket and bar/clip attachments in implant-retained complete mandibular thermoplastic overdenture on masticatory performance.
Subjects and Methods
Ten completely edentulous patients divided into two groups: Group I (n=5) [...] READ MORE
In the last decades, the awareness of individuals for oral health, shape and position of the teeth alongside the facial appearance and smile has increased enormously and this can affect their mental health status and well-being. Orthodontic treatment has a significant psycho-social impact on patients that suffer from malocclusions. Despite the widespread expectation that orthodontic treatment improves psychological well-being, there is little objective evidence to support this. [...] READ MORE
SARS-Cov-2 virus has high infectivity and spreads very quickly throughout the world. The way viruses connect to the host needs to be well understood to establish health care safety preventive measures. Investments in research and adoption of criterious biosafety standards are necessary for the control of infections caused by viruses. [...] READ MORE
Prevalence of caries in young children is worldwide. Parent perception is a contributor in dental nonattendance. Reduction in prevalence of periodontal disease help reduce associated systemic diseases. This research seeks to assess the oral disease burden amongst basic school pupils and the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of the people. [...] READ MORE
SARS-CoV2 prevalently known as the COVID-19 virus, Coronavirus, [1,2] originated in December 2019 in Wuhan, China  and rapidly continued spreading all over the world; it was declared on 11 January 2020 by the WHO as a global pandemic . Since 31st of December 2019 and according to the update of 8th July 2020, globally, there have been 11,500,302 confirmed cases of SARS-CoV2, including 535,759 deaths . [...] READ MORE
In recent months, we have experienced a situation of social isolation around the world due to a virus in the coronavirus family, SARA-CoV-2 the virus that causes COVID-19 [1,2] that originated in Wuham, China.
How has this virus affected us? In the dental area, First, the patient’s fear of being infected in the office, either by the approach of other patients or by the staff who work there, in addition to dental instruments that produce microdroplets that may be contaminated with the combi [...] READ MORE
To compare bone regeneration in critical sized femoral defects in a rabbit model after the application of autogenous graft, biphasic calcium phosphate bone graft and biphasic calcium phosphate bone graft in adjunct to hyaluronic acid gel.
Material and Methods
6 white New Zealand rabbits about 3-6 months of age were included in this study. Three identical bony defects were created in each femur. [...] READ MORE
The ability of malignant cells to escape from apoptosis is a hallmark of cancer; cancer cells show several characteristics that would readily stimulate apoptosis in normal cells-such as, they violate checkpoints of cell cycle as well as withstanding the exposure to cytotoxic agents; Because of these characteristics, cancer cells tend to survive. [...] READ MORE