July-August 2018| Vol 15| Issue 4
Is nonsurgical management effective in temporomandibular joint disorders? – A systematic review and meta-analysis
Background: Various nonsurgical interventions have been used for the management of patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, but their clinical effectiveness remains unclear. Hen...
Surface analysis of gutta percha after disinfecting with sodium hypochlorite and silver nanoparticles by atomic force microscopy: An in vitro study
Background: Sodium hypochlorite (5.25% NaOCl) and silver nanoparticles (70 ug/ml AgNPs) have a broad spectrum of antimicrobial efficacy for disinfecting gutta percha (GP) point, so this s...
Comparison of surface roughness of enamel and shear bond strength, between conventional acid etching and erbium, chromium-doped: Yttrium scandium-gallium-garnet laser etching – An in vitro study
Background: The purpose of the study was to evaluate and to compare the shear bond strength (SBS), adhesive remnant index, and surface roughness of the samples bonded after etching with phosp...
Influence of oral health on the quality of life of institutionalized and noninstitutionalized elderly people
Background: This study aimed to determine the perception of institutionalized (G1) and noninstitutionalized (G2) elderly people on oral health and quality of life (QOL).
Materials and Met...
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Shear bond strength and scanning electron microscopy characteristics of universal adhesive in primary tooth dentin: An in vitro study
Background: The aim of the study was to evaluate the adhesion of Scotchbond Universal Adhesive to primary tooth dentin by measuring shear bond strength (SBS) and observing morphological chang...
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