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2020 Articles

 
ACE Panel Report - Dental Light-Curing Units
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Overview: Dental light-curing units are an integral part of a dentist’s toolkit. In this module, you will learn about how your peers are using, selecting, and maintaining their units for their dental practice.

Presented by: Kevin Frazier DMD, EdS, Ana K. Bedran-Russo DDS, MS, PhD, Nathaniel C. Lawson, DMD, PhD, Jacob Park DDS, Sharukh Khajotia BDS, MS, PhD, and Olivia Urquhart MPH on behalf of ADA Council on Scientific Affairs

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Increased opioid prescription fills after dental procedures performed before weekends and holidays (June 2020 Article 1)
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JADA June 2020

Background. Excess opioid prescriptions place patients and communities at risk of experiencing opioid-related morbidity. The authors designed a study to test the hypothesis that opioid prescription fills would be more common after dental procedures performed the day before a weekend or holiday than other weekdays.

Key Words. Analgesics; drugs; prescriptions; drug; pain; health policy; oral surgery; oral and maxillofacial surgery; practice guidelines; opioid.

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Impact of visual inspection and radiographs for caries detection in children through a 2-year randomized clinical trial (June 2020 Article 2)
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JADA June 2020

Background. Visual inspection (VIS) with radiographic examination (RAD) is the recommended diagnostic strategy for detecting caries in children; however, this recommendation is based on accuracy studies. The authors conducted a clinical trial to compare the detection and subsequent treatment of carious lesions in primary molars performed with VIS alone and with RAD.

Key Words. Clinical trial; dental caries; radiography; primary teeth; diagnosis; children.

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Blood spatter in oral surgery: Prevalence and risk factors (June 2020 Article 3)
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JADA June 2020

Background. Oral surgeons are exposed to blood spatter. The authors evaluated the prevalence of and risk factors for blood spatter in facial masks during oral surgery procedures.

Key Words. Cross infection; occupational exposure; personal protective equipment; eye protective devices; respiratory protective devices; blood spatter; oral surgery; dental implants; Kastle-Meyer test.

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The double-edged sword of calcium hydroxide in endodontics (May 2020 Article 1)
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JADA May 2020

Background. Nowhere in the consideration of dental care involving endodontics does a patient become more vulnerable to potentially life-changing injuries than during a root canal procedure on the mandibular dentition that may invade and injure the neurovascular anatomy.

Key Words. Endodontic therapy; alveolar nerve; clinical competence.

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Social, emotional, and behavioral problems and parent-reported sleep bruxism in schoolchildren (May 2020 Article 2)
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JADA May 2020

Background. A number of theories associate emotional factors with the triggering of sleep bruxism (SB). Few studies have used validated instruments to assess psychological characteristics and SB in children. In this study, the authors aimed to assess the prevalence of parent-reported SB in children and its association with social, emotional, and behavioral problems.

Key Words. Cross-sectional study; child; sleep bruxism; behavioral problems.

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Reexamining dental outreach programs: A model for local empowerment and sustainable development (May 2020 Article 3)
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JADA May 2020

Background. To address the inadequacy of oral health care in developing nations, outreach programs have facilitated the provision of dental services by foreign volunteers to areas of need. However, the effectiveness of the current aid model on the long-term well-being of the recipient population and sustainability of efforts remains uncertain. The authors examine the strengths and areas of improvement of outreach initiatives to inform a reorientation of the aid model.

Key Words. Aid; dental nongovernmental organization; dental outreach program; global health; local empowerment; oral health; volunteerism.

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JADA April 2020

Background. The authors conducted a survey of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) to determine awareness of the Image Gently Campaign in Dentistry (IGCD) and to ascertain radiologic practices, including radiation dose-reduction strategies such as rectangular collimation.

Key Words. Image Gently Campaign in Dentistry; rectangular collimation; dental radiography; radiation protection; radiation dosage; radiation exposure; child; oral health care for children; United States.

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ACE Panel Report: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
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Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Survey

Overview: Dentists can be partners in discussing and recommending the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to their age-eligible patients and their parents or guardians. Learn about how your peers are approaching these discussions and their thoughts about the dentist’s role in administering the vaccine.

By Lauren L. Patton, DDS, Alessandro Villa DDS, PhD, MPH, Ana K. Bedran-Russo DDS, MS, PhD, Kevin Frazier DMD, EdS, Sharukh Khajotia BDS, MS, PhD Nathaniel C. Lawson, DMD, PhD, Jacob Park DDS, Ruth D. Lipman, PhD, and Olivia Urquhart MPH on behalf of the Council on Scientific Affairs

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Zirconia-ceramic versus metal-ceramic posterior multiunit tooth-supported fixed dental prostheses (April 2020 Article 1)
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JADA April 2020

Background. The authors aimed to compare the survival and complication rates of zirconiaceramic (ZC) versus metal-ceramic (MC) restorative material in multiunit tooth-supported posterior fixed dental prostheses (FDP).

Key Words. Dental prosthesis; zirconium oxide; yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia; metal-ceramic alloys; survival rate; biological complications; technical complications.

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