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Dentin Hypersensitivity

...it is a common problem. Also with the increasing popularity of tooth whitening, treatments for hypersensitivity will only continue to grow. From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene . September 2005;3(9):30, 32....

Radiography

...or attached to the computer system by a wired cable. 3. A computer. After the electronic signal is received, a computer converts it from the sensor into the various shades...

Determining the Cause

...Dent. 1978;39:173-178. Singal P, Gupta R, Pandit N. 2% sodium fluoride-iontophoresis compared to a commercially available desensitizing agent. J Periodontol. 2005;76:351-357. From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. April 2007;5(4): 22, 24....

HIV and the Dental Team

...the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) did not reveal any difference in the post-procedural complications rate for invasive dental procedures when comparing patients living with HIV/AIDS vs...

Preventing the Progression

...of 0.2% NaF mouthrinse (Group 3). The molars were assessed at baseline, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months through clinical and radiographic evaluation. After 12 months, the sealant group showed...

Adverse Drug Reactions and Oral Health

...xerostomia, the most common oral complaint associated with medication use.1,2 Xerostomia interferes with the patient’s ability to eat, swallow, and digest food. Patients may also complain of taste alteration, causing...

Xerostomia and the Cancer Patient

...Candidosis. London: Wright; 1990:66-103. Wei SH, Yiu CK. Evaluation of the use of topical fluoride gel. Caries Res. 1993; 27(Suppl 1):29-34 From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. January 2007;5(1): 28, 30....

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