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JADA May 2019

Background: Few studies consider simultaneously the oral health implications of nontraditional tobacco products and tobacco-use patterns. The authors aimed to evaluate self-reported gingival disease among cigarette smokers and users of other types of tobacco products.

Key Words: Alternative tobacco products; polytobacco use; periodontal health; gingivitis.

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Carious lesion remineralizing potential of fluoride- and calcium-containing toothpastes (May 2019 Article 2)
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CE Credit(s): 1
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Course Created on: 04/24/2019
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JADA May 2019

Background: The authors conducted a laboratory study to determine the carious lesion remineralization and fluoridation potential of fluoride (F)- and calcium-containing toothpastes.

Key Words: Carious lesion; remineralization; fluoride; calcium; laboratory testing; dentifrices; toothpastes.

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Controlled substance misuse risk assessment and prescription monitoring database use by dentists (May 2019 Article 3)
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CE Credit(s): 1
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Course Created on: 04/24/2019
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JADA May 2019

Methods: The Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) and the Partners Institutional Review Board approved this study, and we conducted it in collaboration with the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. Involved faculty hold positions at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Participants gave their consent to participate in the study by completing and returning the survey.

Key Words: Opioids; prescription drug monitoring program; Schedule II substances; substance misuse; substance abuse.

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Preventive oral health care use and oral health status among US children (April 2019 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 03/25/2019
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JADA April 2019

Background:Research has identified significant gaps in preventive oral health care among certain subpopulations of US children. The authors of this study sought to estimate childrens preventive oral health care use and oral health and investigate associations with child, family, and health care characteristics

Key Words:Oral health care for children; dental health services; preventive dentistry; oral health; oral health care; primary health care; National Survey of Children s Health

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Opioid prescribing patterns after dental visits among beneficiaries of Medicaid in Washington state in 2014 and 2015 (April 2019 Article 2)
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CE Credit(s): 1
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Course Created on: 03/25/2019
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JADA April 2019

Background: Dentists contribute to the prevailing opioid epidemic in the United States. Concerning the population enrolled in Medicaid, little is known about dentists opioid prescribing.

Key Words: Oral health care; Schedule II substances; opioids; prescription drug monitoring programs; public insurance.

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Dental visits and associated emergency department -- charges in the United States (April 2019 Article 3)
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CE Credit(s): 1
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Course Created on: 03/25/2019
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JADA April 2019

Background: Use of hospital emergency department (ED) for dental care is on the rise. This study estimates the total ED dental visits and determines mean charges by the type of disease and other patient characteristics.

Key Words: Emergency room visits; dental visit cost; dental conditions or diagnosis; dental care use; sociodemographic factors.

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JADA March 2019

Background: The authors conducted a systematic review that addresses the following population,intervention, comparison, outcome question: “In adults requiring dental therapy with pulpally involved teeth, what is the comparative efficacy of buffered local anesthetics (LAs) compared with that of nonbuffered LAs in achieving anesthetic success?”.

Key Words: Buffering; sodium bicarbonate; alkalinization; adjusting pH; local anesthetic.

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Pharmacokinetics of 38% topical silver diamine fluoride in healthy adult volunteers (March 2019 Article 2)
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CE Credit(s): 1
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Course Created on: 02/22/2019
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JADA March 2019

Background: Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is used topically to prevent or arrest caries. The authors’ aim was to characterize the kinetics of silver and fluoride after topical application of SDF.

Key Words: Silver diamine fluoride; clinical study; healthy volunteers; dental.

Efficacy of a 3% potassium nitrate mouthrinse for the relief of dentinal hypersensitivity: An 8-week randomized controlled study (March 2019 Article 3)
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Course Created on: 02/22/2019
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JADA March 2019

Background: Mouthrinses containing potassium salts have been shown to be effective for the relief of dentinal hypersensitivity (DH) when used adjunctively to toothbrushing with a nonsensitivity toothpaste.

Key Words: Dentinal hypersensitivity; mouthrinse; potassium nitrate; desensitizing.

How useful are current caries risk assessment tools in informing the oral health decision-making process? (February 2019 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 01/25/2019
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JADA February 2019

Background: Caries risk assessment (CRA) tools could address oral health disparities and enhance the efficiency of the oral health care system. The authors aimed to explore the feasibility and limitations of using clinical CRA tools in informing oral health care policy-making processes.

Key Words: Caries; burden of caries; caries risk assessment; cost of oral health care; oral health care policy; vulnerable population; preventative oral health care.

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