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2021 Articles

 
ACE Panel Report — Smoking Cessation Counselling and Treatment
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Smoking Cessation Counselling and Treatment: An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Survey

Overview
Given the oral health implications of smoking, vaping, and using smokeless tobacco products (STPs), the dental office can be an effective setting for clinicians to offer smoking cessation counseling and treatment (SCCT). What are your peers doing to curb the use of these products among their patients? What kinds of post-surgery instructions are they providing to their patients who smoke, vape or use STPs? Learn the answers to these questions and more!


Presented by
Purnima Kumar, BDS, MS, PhD; Thomas Viola, RPh, CCP; Kevin Frazier DMD, EdS; Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd; Sharukh Khajotia BDS, MS, PhD; and Olivia Urquhart MPH for the Council on Scientific Affairs

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Willingness and ability of oral health care workers to work during the COVID-19 pandemic (October 2021 Article 1)
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JADA October 2021

Background. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt dental practice in the United States. Oral health care workers play an integral role in societal health, yet little is known about their willingness and ability to work during a pandemic.

Keywords. Dental staff members; access to care; auxiliaries/dental personnel; practice management.

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Pit-and-fissure sealants on primary molars are a cost savings (October 2021 Article 2)
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JADA October 2021

Background. In this study, the authors examine the cost-effectiveness of light-polymerized resinbased fluoride sealants on primary molars in high caries risk children younger than 6 years.

Keywords. Sealants; primary teeth; cost-effectiveness; caries prevention.

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Efficacy of adjuvant ozone therapy in reducing postsurgical complications following impacted mandibular third-molar surgery (October 2021 Article 3)
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JADA October 2021

Background. Results from several randomized controlled trials have shown a beneficial effect of ozone in reducing postsurgical complications after impacted mandibular third-molar surgery, but the literature is lacking a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Keywords. Impacted mandibular third molar; systematic review; ozone; pain; swelling; trismus.

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Association between vaping and untreated caries (September 2021 Article 1)
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JADA September 2021

Background. With the rise in the prevalence of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) and vaping products and the emergence of evidence indicating their cariogenic potential, it is essential to examine the association between vaping and untreated caries at a population level.

Keywords. Untreated decay; caries; vaping; e-cigarette; dual smoker; NHANES.

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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and reasons for or against adherence among dentists (September 2021 Article 2)
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JADA September 2021

Background. COVID-19 has spread widely among health care workers. Oral health care workers have an increased risk of being infected owing to dental practice characteristics. New, effective vaccines against COVID-19 have been approved for use. The authors aim was to evaluate intentions to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in a population of dentists and identify factors associated with their intentions.

Keywords. COVID-19; coronavirus; health care professionals; oral health care professionals; dentists; vaccine; vaccine hesitancy.

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Oral health and oral health care use among able-bodied adults enrolled in Medicaid (September 2021 Article 3)
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JADA September 2021

Background. Oral health care use remains low among adult Medicaid recipients, despite the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s expansion increasing access to care in many states. It remains unclear the extent to which low use reflects either low demand for care or barriers to accessing care. The authors aimed to examine factors associated with low oral health care use among adults enrolled in Medicaid.

Keywords. Medicaid; health policy; care use.

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ACE Panel Report — Intraoral Scanners
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Intraoral Scanners: An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Survey

Overview
Dentists may choose to integrate intraoral scanners (IOSs) into their practices, but there are many different IOS technologies and system generations to choose from, posing a challenge for dentists’ wanting to invest in them. Are your peers using IOSs? If so, what clinical advantages do they offer and are they satisfied with the results? Learn the answers to these questions and more!

Presented by
Marta Revilla-Leon, DDS, MSD; Kevin Frazier DMD, EdS; Juliana B. da Costa, DDS, MS; Purnima Kumar, BDS, MS, PhD; Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd; Sharukh Khajotia BDS, MS, PhD; and Olivia Urquhart MPH on behalf of the Council on Scientific Affairs

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Oral health needs among youth with a history of foster care (August 2021 Article 1)
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JADA August 2021

Background. Children and youth in foster care are considered to have special health care needs, including oral health care needs. This study compares the self-identified oral health care needs and access to oral health care among youth who have and have not experienced foster care.

Keywords. Foster home care; foster care; oral health care for children; pediatric dentistry; access to oral health care.

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The association between food insecurity, diet quality, and untreated caries among US children (August 2021 Article 2)
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JADA August 2021

Background. The aim of this study was to examine the association between food insecurity and untreated caries among US children and the potential role of diet quality as a mediator in this relationship.

Keywords. Caries; diet; National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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