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2021 Articles

 
A case-control study of topical and supplemental fluoride use and osteosarcoma risk (May 2021 Article 1)
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JADA May 2021

Background. A relationship between fluoride and osteosarcoma has been hypothesized but not validated. To the authors’ knowledge, there are no published studies examining topical fluoride or dietary fluoride supplements and osteosarcoma risk. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between ever or never use of topical and dietary fluoride supplements and osteosarcoma.

Keywords.Topical fluoride; fluoride supplements; osteosarcoma; case-control.

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Is fluoride varnish safe? Validating the safety of fluoride varnish (May 2021 Article 2)
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JADA May 2021

Background. Fluoride varnish is widely used in dentistry as a caries preventive measure with recommendations for its use even in infants. In addition, nondental providers are also applying varnish on children’s teeth in various settings. However, there are questions from these nondental providers as to the safety of fluoride varnish.

Keywords. Fluoride varnish; safety; adverse events; US Food and Drug Administration; Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience.

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Enrollment trends in employer-sponsored health plans that include dental benefits (May 2021 Article 3)
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JADA May 2021

Background. In this study, the authors provide a better understanding of enrollment trends associated with dental plans embedded in private-sector, employer-sponsored insurance health plans for the years 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2018.

Keywords. Oral health care use; dental economics; dental insurance; dental public health; employee incentive plans; employment; health policy.

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ACE Panel Report — Defective restoration repair or replacement
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Defective restoration repair or replacement: An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Survey

Overview
Clinicians often encounter defective restorations and are faced with the difficult decision of whether to repair the existing restoration or replace. Learn how your peers are making the decision to repair a restoration and the technical aspects they consider when making these repairs.

Presented by
Juliana B. da Costa, D.D.S., MS; Kevin Frazier D.M.D., Ed.S.; Mai-Ly Duong, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.A.Ed.; Sharukh Khajotia B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.; Purnima Kumar, B.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., and Olivia Urquhart M.P.H.; on behalf of the Council on Scientific Affairs

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Effects of curing lights on human gingival epithelial cell proliferation (April 2021 Article 1)
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JADA April 2021

Background. Light-emitting diode (LED) and quartz-tungsten-halogen (QTH) curing lights are used commonly in clinics. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of these lights on the proliferation of human gingival epithelial cells.

Keywords. Light-emitting diode; quartz-tungsten-halogen; dental curing light; gingival epithelial cells; proliferation.

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The contribution of different permanent tooth types to untreated caries (April 2021 Article 2)
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JADA April 2021

Background. Untreated caries (UC), although highly prevalent, is largely preventable. Information on the contribution of different teeth to UC prevalence and severity could be helpful in evaluating UC surveillance protocols and the relative benefits of caries prevention interventions.

Keywords. Untreated caries; public health surveillance; pit-and-fissure sealants.

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The relationship between diabetes and oral health status, and dental visits among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian elders (April 2021 Article 3)
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JADA April 2021

Background. American Indian (AI), Alaska Native (AN), and Native Hawaiian (NH) populations report higher rates of diabetes, poorer oral health, and fewer dental visits than their peers. The authors aimed to identify relationships between oral health and dental visits and diabetes diagnosis among AI, AN, and NH elders.

Keywords. Oral health; American Indian; elder; Alaska Native; Native Hawaiian; aging; dental; diabetes.

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Impact of hyperglycemia on the rate of implant failure and peri-implant parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (March 2021 Article 1)
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JADA March 2021

Background. The impact of hyperglycemia on dental implant therapy remains unclear. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the authors compared the rates of implant failure and periimplant bleeding on probing (BOP), probing depth (PD), and peri-implant bone loss (PIBL) among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and nondiabetic patients. The authors performed subgroup analyses based on glycemic level to evaluate whether patients with higher glycemic levels were more prone to peri-implant inflammation.

Keywords. Type 2 diabetes mellitus; dental implant failure; peri-implant parameters.

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Oral manifestations of COVID-2019 related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (March 2021 Article 2)
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JADA March 2021

Background. Although much is still unknown about the full effects of COVID-19, literature from the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic (spring and summer 2020) supports a postviral immunologic reaction resulting in a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). The purpose of this study was to report the rates of documented oral and oropharyngeal manifestations among these patients and to determine the association of these findings with other MIS-C symptoms.

Keywords. COVID-19; MIS-C; multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children; strawberry tongue; Kawasaki disease; pandemic.

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Patterns of opioid prescribing in an Appalachian college of dentistry (March 2021 Article 3)
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JADA March 2021

Background. Nonopioids provide sufficient analgesia with less risk after most dental procedures, but opioid prescriptions are still common. This study analyzed opioid prescribing characteristics on the basis of patient demographics and procedure types.

Keywords. Opioid; extraction; dental surgery.

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