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The Healthy Eating Index and coronal dental caries in US adults (February 2020 Article 1)
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JADA February 2020

Background. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to determine if Healthy Eating Index (HEI-2015) scores are associated with coronal caries and the odds of untreated coronal caries in adults 20 years and older.

Key Words. Dental caries; NHANES; dietary guidelines for Americans; diet quality; nutrition.

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Different anesthetics on the efficacy of inferior alveolar nerve block in patients with irreversible pulpitis (February 2020 Article 2)
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JADA February 2020

Background. The authors of this systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the effect of different anesthetics on the efficacy of inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) in patients with irreversible pulpitis.

Key Words. Endodontics; instrumentation; systematic review; meta-analysis; randomized controlled trial.

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Setting the PACE for frail older adults in the community: an underused opportunity for furthering medical-dental integration (February 2020 Article 3)
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JADA February 2020

Background. The integration of dentistry into comprehensive and long-term care has occurred infrequently and with limited success. The authors aim to describe how the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) has the potential for such incorporation for the growing population of nursing homee appropriate older adults preferring to age in place.

Key Words. Homes for the aged; senior centers; oral health care; aged; oral health care for aged; frail older adult.

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Are dental patients able to perceive erosive tooth wear on anterior teeth? (January 2020 Article 1)
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JADA January 2020

Background. Erosive tooth wear (ETW) is irreversible loss of dental hard tissue. The authors examined patients ability to recognize ETW relative to sound teeth and teeth with caries.

Key Words. Erosive tooth wear; caries, patient perceptions; oral health; care-seeking behavior.

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Spin in abstracts of randomized controlled trials in dentistry: A cross-sectional analysis (January 2020 Article 2)
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JADA January 2020

Background. Spin in randomized controlled trial (RCT) abstracts can misguide clinicians. In this cross-sectional analysis, the authors assessed the prevalence of spin in RCT abstracts and explored the factors potentially influencing it.

Key Words. Evidence-based dentistry; randomized controlled trial; spin; abstract; clinical decision-making.

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Assessing the impact of an opioid prescribing guideline for dentists in Ontario, Canada (January 2020 Article 3)
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JADA January 2020

Background. The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario introduced a new dental opioid prescribing guideline in November 2015. The authors examined whether introduction of this guideline was associated with changes in opioid prescribing patterns.

Key Words. Opioids; dental prescribing; prescribing guideline.

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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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Course Created on: 11/21/2019
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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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Course Created on: 11/21/2019
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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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