Occupational noise induced hearing loss among dental professionals

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6. November 2019

Occupational noise induced hearing loss among dental professionals

Natheer H. Al-Rawi, Ansia Sadiqi, Elaf Azaiah, Dunia Ezzeddine, Qoot Ghunaim , Zeyad Abbas , Ahmed S. Al Nuaimi

Positive correlation was found between years of experience and reduced hearing capacity among dental practitioners. In addition, males had a significantly higher median count of severely affected hearing frequencies compared to females.

Does giving brief information keep patients calm during different oral surgical procedures?

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18. September 2019

Does giving info keep patients calm during surgery?

Fatih Cabbar, Muammer Çağrı Burdurlu, Ceyda Özçakır Tomruk

Dental anxiety may play a central role in the oral health status and treatment outcomes of oral surgical procedures. The study aimed to investigate the effect that brief written information has over patients undergoing oral surgical procedures and to evaluate factors that may cause anxiety.

Association between oral tori, occlusal force, and mandibular cortical index

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15. April 2019

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Ziad N. Al-Dwairi, Ala’ N.F. Al-Daqaq, Andrej M. Kielbassa, Edward Lynch

Objective: To assess possible associations between torus palatinus (TP), torus mandibularis (TM), occlusal force (OF), Klemetti’s classes, mandibular cortical index (MCI), and sociodemographic variables in a selected sample of Jordanians. Previous studies have suggested that oral tori are benign anatomical variations probably related to several factors such as functional stress, gender predisposition, number of teeth present, and nutritional factors.

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24. January 2019

Impact of prosthetic material on mid- and long-term outcome of dental implants...

Samir Abou-Ayash, Malin Strasding, Gerta Rücker, Wael Att

Aim: The impact of prosthetic material selection on implant survival is not clear. The current criteria for choosing a prosthetic material seem to be based on clinician preferences. This systematic review aims to evaluate the impact of restorative materials on the mid- and long-term survival of implants supporting single crowns and fixed partial dentures.