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2019 Articles

 
Patient-reported receipt of oral cancer screenings and smoking cessation counseling from US oral health care providers (December 2019 Article 1)
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JADA December 2019

Background. Oral health care providers are encouraged to screen for oral cancer (OC) and oropharyngeal cancer (OP) and promote smoking cessation to their patients. In this study, theauthors investigated the prevalence and correlates of receiving OC and OP screening and tobacco and OC and OP counseling from oral health care providers.

Key Words. Clinical protocols; dental public health; minority groups; NHANES; oral cancer; smoking; smoking cessation; tobacco smoking; tobacco-use cessation.

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Reducing carious lesions during the first 4 years of life (December 2019 Article 2)
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JADA December 2019

Background. Caries in Peruvian 0- through 3-year-olds is high. The dental profession should collaborate with nurses at mother and child health (MCH) clinics for reducing the disease. In this randomized clinical trial, the authors tested an integrated intervention program implemented by nurses and dentists.

Key Words. Caries; epidemiology; dental public health; Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment; atraumatic restorative treatment; mother and child health care; public health system; primary dentition; caries.

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Efficacy of preprocedural mouthrinses in the reduction of microorganisms in aerosol (December 2019 Article 3)
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JADA December 2019

Background. The authors of this systematic review aimed to evaluate the efficacy of preprocedural mouthrinses in reducing the number of microorganisms disseminated by means of the aerosol generated via dental procedures when compared with a placebo, water, or no mouthrinse.

Key Words. Mouthrinses; preprocedural; aerosols; chlorhexidine; essential oils; cetylpyridinium chloride; microorganisms; dental office; cross-infection.

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JADA November 2019

Background. An expert panel convened by the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs and the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry conducted a systematic review and formulated clinical recommendations for the urgent management of symptomatic irreversible pulpitis with or without symptomatic apical periodontitis, pulp necrosis and symptomatic apical periodontitis, or pulp necrosis and localized acute apical abscess using antibiotics, either alone or as adjuncts to definitive, conservative dental treatment (DCDT) in immunocompetent adults.

Key Words. Antibiotics; symptomatic irreversible pulpitis; symptomatic apical periodontitis; pulp necrosis; localized acute apical abscess; clinical practice guideline; antibiotic stewardship.

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Impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on the incidence, nature, magnitude, and duration of bacteremia associated with dental procedures (November 2019 Article 3)
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JADA November 2019

Background. Antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) is used routinely in high-risk groups of patients to reduce bacteremia and the risk of developing infective endocarditis (IE). In this systematic review, the authors evaluated the efficacy of AP on the incidence, nature, magnitude, and duration of postdental procedure bacteremia.

Key Words. Amoxicillin; bacteremia; prophylaxis; antibiotics; clindamycin; infective endocarditis.

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Exclusive breast-feeding is associated with reduced pacifier sucking in children (November 2019 Article 2)
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JADA November 2019

Background. Studies suggest that when children do not achieve the emotional satiety and adequate stimulus provided by breast-feeding, they exhibit sucking behaviors. This study aimed to estimate the association from 4 through 6 months of exclusive breast-feeding (EB) postpartum and pacifier-sucking behavior at 12 months of life.

Key Words. Breast-feeding; epidemiology; sucking behavior; pacifiers.

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Effect of anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs for the prevention of bleaching-induced tooth sensitivity (October 2019 Article 1)
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JADA October 2019

Background. In-office dental bleaching results in a high risk of tooth sensitivity caused by the inflammatory process of the pulpal tissue. In this systematic review, the authors aimed to evaluate the effect of administering anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs for the prevention of tooth sensitivity associated with in-office dental bleaching.

Key Words. Analgesics; anti-inflammatory agents; tooth bleaching; tooth sensitivity; drug prescriptions.

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Patients’ knowledge and opinions regarding osteoporosis, osteoporosis treatment, and oral health care (October 2019 Article 2)
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JADA October 2019

Background. In this study, the authors assessed the knowledge and opinions of patients regarding osteoporosis and the associations among osteoporosis, osteoporosis treatments, and oral health care use.

Key Words. Osteoporosis; osteonecrosis of jaw; bisphosphonates; antiresorptive; health literacy; oral health care use; invasive dental procedures; patient knowledge.

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Longitudinal antibiotic prescribing trends among US dental specialists within a pharmacy benefits manager, 2013 through 2015 (October 2019 Article 3)
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JADA October 2019

Background. Reducing inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions (Rxs) is a major quality improvement initiative in the United States. Tracking antibiotic prescribing trends is 1 method of assessing improvement in antibiotic prescribing. The purpose of this study was to assess longitudinal antibiotic prescribing practices among dental specialists.

Key Words. Dental public health; epidemiology; antimicrobials; antimicrobial resistance; bacteria; infectious diseases.

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Effect of dental treatment before cardiac valve surgery (September 2019 Article 1)
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JADA September 2019

Background. The purpose of this systematic review was to determine the potential effect of dental treatment before cardiac valve surgery (CVS) or left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation on morbidity and mortality.

Key Words. Cardiac; pretreatment; medically complex; presurgical; dental clearance.

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