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SOFT VS HARD CHIN CUP EFFECTS IN MANAGEMENT OF CLASS III MALOCCLUSIONS. A RANDOMIZED CONTROL CLINICAL TRIAL

Essam Abdelalim Nassar – Ahmad Mohammad Hafez – Yasser Lotfy Abdelnaby Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate the dento-skeletal effects of hard and soft chin cup in treatment of class III cases. Also, their effect on the skin of the chin was assessed. Methods: The sample consisted of fifty five growing children and was …

TRAINING EXPERIENCE AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN REPORTED BY DENTAL STUDENTS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Rasha Al-Dabaan – Rehab Allam Introduction: Dental practitioners have ethical and legal responsibilities toward protecting children from child abuse and neglect (CAN). Training the dental team in safeguarding children is recommended, to be able to detect and report suspected child maltreatment. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess training experience of dental students …

THE EFFECT OF SALIVA AND BLOOD CONTAMINATION ON THE BOND CHARACTERISTICS OF METAL BRACKET BONDED BY LIGHT CURED CYANOACRYLATE ADHESIVE

Ahmad Mohammad Hafez – Essam Abdelalim Nassar Purpose: This study was aimed to evaluate the effect of saliva and blood contamination on shear bond strength of metal brackets bonded with light cured cyanoacrylate adhesive. Material and methods: The study was conducted on 75 extracted upper first premolars. Metal orthodontic brackets were bonded to the buccal …

EFFECT OF LASER ETCHING ON BONDING AND DEBONDING OF ORTHODONTIC BRACKETSE

Hany Salah Eldin Eid – Sahar Ahmed Abd El Halim Objectives: Comparing effect of surface enamel conditioning when irradiated with Er,Cr:YSGG laser versus typical phosphoric acid etching on shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets and their effect on esthetics of enamel surfaces after debonding. Methods: Forty freshly extracted premolars were used in this study. Sample …

ASSESSMENT OF EXPECTED MOTHERS’ KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE REGARDING THEIR ORAL HYGIENE AND INFANTS’ ORAL HEALTH

Nada H. Jaafar – Sherine B. Y. Badr Objectives: To assess the knowledge, attitude and oral hygiene practice of expectant mothers regarding infant’s oral health and their own oral hygiene practices, in Beirut, Lebanon. Material and methods: Questionnaires were randomly distributed to 390 expectant mothers, in their 12-40 weeks of pregnancy, aged above18 years in …

EVALUATION OF SAUDI DENTAL STUDENTS’ AWARENESS ABOUT PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

Rehab H. Allam Aim: Knowledge and oral health behavior of dental students play an important role in oral health education of patients and community at large. It is therefore important that their own oral health behavior conforms to expectations of the population. Hence, the aim of this study was to evaluate the awareness of future …

ANTIBACTERIAL AND MECHANICAL ASSAYS OF RESIN MODIFIED GLASS IONOMER CONTAINING PROPOLIS EXTRACT

Talat Mohamed Beltagy – Marwa Ezzat Abd-Elmonsef The antibacterial efficacy of restorative materials had an important role in preventing the recurrent caries. The objective of this study was to evaluate in-vitro the antibacterial and mechanical assays of Vitremer containing ethanolic extract of propolis (EEP). Materials and methods: I-Antibacterial Assay: The standard strain of Streptococcus mutans …

ASSESSMENT OF BIOLOGICAL MARKERS LEVEL IN GINGIVAL CREVICULAR FLUIDS DURING EARLY ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT OF PERIODONTALLY AFFECTED TEETH

Fatma AbdelAziz – Naglaa ElKilany – Olfat Shaker Background: the aim of the present study was to evaluate the levels of some biological markers; interleukin 1B (IL1B), interleukin 6 (IL6), interleukin 8 (IL8) and prostaglandin(PG) in the gingival crevicular fluids (GCF) in patients with periodontal disease during early stage of orthodontic tooth movement. Subjects and …

COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF BIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND THEIR NANO-COUNTERPART AS PULP CAPPING AGENTS IN DOGS’ TEETH

Dalia M Fayyad – Ghada A ElBaz Introduction: Direct pulp-capping is an alternative procedure to extraction or endodontic therapy, in which a medicament is placed directly over the exposed pulp to maintain pulp vitality and facilitate the formation of protective barrier. Aim of study: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the …

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF POMPEDO VERSUS NUSMILE (NSZ) CROWNS. A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

Ahmed Elkhadem Restoration of badly decayed primary incisors is challenging. Esthetics crowns present a solution to this problem. Pompedo esthetic crown is made of polyoxymethylene. The clinical performance of Pompedo crowns have not been tested before. Thus, the aim of this study is to compare the effectiveness of Pompedo (PC) versus NuSmile zirconia crowns (NSZ) …