January/February 2016

Table of Contents


  • Editorial Words

    Roger D. Winland, DDS, MS, MAGD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):6.  
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  • To the Editor Whitening products provide efficacious whitening

    Dr Barbara Shearer
    Dr Foti Panagakos
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):8.
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  • Esthetics Smile Design 2.0: Evolving from our past to be successful in treating the modern cosmetic patient

    Wynn Okuda, DMD, FAACD, FICD, FICOI
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):10-13. 
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  • Oral Diagnosis Rough patch of palatal mucosa and Hyperplastic and discolored palatal gingiva

    Douglas D. Damm, DDS
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):78.
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  • Answers Self-Instruction exercises No. 361, 362, and 363; Errata, and Oral Diagnosis

    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):79-80.
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Clinical Articles

  • Prosthodontics Clinical practice guidelines for recall and maintenance of patients with tooth-borne and implant-borne dental restorations

    Avinash S. Bidra, BDS, MS, FACP
    Diane M. Daubert, RDH, MS
    Lily T. Garcia, DDS, MS, FACP
    Timothy F. Kosinski, MS, DDS, MAGD
    Conrad A. Nenn, DDS
    John A. Olsen, DDS, MAGD, DICOI
    Jeffrey A. Platt, DDS, MS
    Susan S. Wingrove, RDH, BS
    Nancy Deal Chandler, RHIA, CAE, CFRE
    Donald A. Curtis, DMD, FACP
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):14-21.

    The American College of Prosthodontists presents clinical practice guidelines for patient recall regimen, professional maintenance regimen, and at-home maintenance regimen for patients with tooth- and implant-borne removable and fixed restorations.

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  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning Giant keratoacanthoma of the lower lip: case report and review of the published literature

    Eduardo Pereira Guimarães, DDS, MSc
    Marina Lara de Carli, DDS, PhD
    Felipe Fornias Sperandio, DDS, PhD
    Alessandro Antônio Costa Pereira, DDS, PhD
    João Adolfo Costa Hanemann, DDS, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):22-25. 

    This case report describes management of giant keratoacanthoma of the lower lip in a 62-year-old white woman. Keratoacanthoma may present features similar to those of squamous cell carcinoma, and careful attention is required to avoid an incorrect diagnosis.

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    Endodontics The impact of endodontic irrigating solutions on the push-out shear bond strength of glass fiber posts luted with resin cements

    Carlos Eduardo da Silveira Bueno, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Rina Andrea Pelegrine, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Cláudia Fernandes de Magalhães Silveira, DDS, MSc
    Vanessa Castro Pestana da Silveira Bueno, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Vanessa de Oliveira Alves, DDS, MSc
    Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)
    Gisele Damiana da Silveira Pereira, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Luis Alexandre Maffei Sartini Paulillo, DDS, MSc, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):26-30. 

    Push-out shear bond strength testing found that the combination of 5.25% sodium hypochlorite irrigant and RelyX U100 cement generated a significantly lower mean fiber post–root dentin bond strength than other combinations of irrigating solution (2.5% sodium hypochlorite or 2% chlorhexidine) and resin cement (RelyX ARC or Panavia F).

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    Self-Instruction Exercise No. 379
  • Diagnosis of Oral Pathology Asymptomatic, nonexpansile radiopacity of the jaw associated with external root resorption: a diagnostic dilemma

    Gisele N. Mainville, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip ABOMP
    Caroline Lalumière, DMD
    Daniel Turgeon, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip ABOMR
    Adel Kauzman, BDS, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):32-35. 

    This article present 2 cases in which mandibular radiopacities associated with external root resorption were incidentally identified and discusses the differential diagnosis of these lesions, which had clinical and radiographic features consistent with idiopathic osteosclerosis.

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  • Digital Radiology Keratocystic odontogenic tumor: role of cone beam computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging

    Thiago de Oliveira Gamba, DDS, MSc
    Isadora Luana Flores, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Antonione Bezerra Pinto, MS
    Andre Luiz Costa, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Mari Eli Moraes, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Sérgio Lúcio Lopes, DDS, MSc, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):36-39. 

    This case report describes a keratocystic odontogenic tumor that developed in the left side of the mandible in association with a semierupted third molar and discusses the use of digital imaging technologies to precisely delineate lesion borders.

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  • Pharmacotherapeutics What every dentist needs to know about cannabis

    Moshe M. Rechthand
    Nasir Bashirelahi, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):40-43.  

    The potential effects of cannabis on oral and systemic health are reviewed.

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  • Dental Materials Mechanical properties of new dental pulp-capping materials

    Matthew J. Nielsen, DDS, MS
    Jeffery A. Casey, DDS
    Richard A. VanderWeele, DDS
    Kraig S. Vandewalle, DDS, MS
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):44-48.  

    The compressive strength, flexural strength, and flexural modulus of 4 pulp-capping materials (TheraCal LC, Biodentine, mineral trioxide aggregate, and calcium hydroxide) were evaluated over time. At all time periods, TheraCal LC had the greatest compressive and flexural strengths. After 3 and 24 hours, Biodentine had the greatest flexural modulus.

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    Complete Dentures Effect of toothbrushes and denture brushes on heat-polymerized acrylic resins

    Karina Matthes de Freitas Pontes, DDS, MS, PhD
    Janaína Câncio de Holanda, DDS, MS
    Cristiane Sa Roriz Fonteles, DDS, MS, PhD
    Cassio de Barros Pontes, DDS, MS, PhD
    Cláudia Helena Lovato da Silva, DDS, MS, PhD
    Helena de Freitas Oliveira Paranhos, DDS, MS, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):49-53.

    This study evaluated the abrasiveness of toothbrushes and denture brushes on boiled and microwave-processed acrylic resins and found that the type of brush and the polymerization method did not influence resin wear after brushing.

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    Self-Instruction Exercise No. 380
  • Nonsurgical Therapeutic Management Evaluation of periodontitis treatment effects on carotid intima-media thickness and expression of laboratory markers related to atherosclerosis

    Jeferson Freitas Toregeani, MS
    Carlos Augusto Nassar, DDS, MS
    Patrícia Oehlmeyer Nassar, DDS, MS
    Krischina Mendes Toregeani, MS
    Geyssi Karolyne Gonzatto
    Rafael Vendrame
    Jussimar Scheffer Castilhos
    Larissa Sokol Rotta
    Andréia Carpenedo Reinheimer
    Anelise Longoni
    Mariana Waterkemper Andrade Barcella
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):55-62.  

    In 23 healthy patients and 21 patients with moderate to severe periodontitis, oral hygiene instruction (both groups) and mechanical periodontal instrumentation (patients with periodontitis) improved clinical periodontal parameters and promoted a reduction in carotid intima-media thickness at 6 months.

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  • Diagnosis of Oral Pathology Nasopalatine duct cyst mimicking an endodontic periapical lesion: a case report

    Rhythm Bains, BDS, MDS
    Promila Verma, BDS, MDS
    Anil Chandra, BDS, MDS
    A.P. Tikku, BDS, MDS
    Nimisha Singh, BDS, MDS
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):63-66. 

    This case report discusses surgical and restorative management of a patient who had a midroot horizontal fracture of the adjacent lateral incisor and a nasopalatine cyst that had been misdiagnosed and treated as an endodontic lesion of the maxillary right central incisor.

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    Dental Materials Influence of an arginine-containing toothpaste on bond strength of different adhesive systems to eroded dentin

    Ana Cláudia Pietrobom Bergamin, DDS
    Enrico Coser Bridi, DDS, MS
    Flávia Lucisano Botelho Amaral, DDS, MS, PhD
    Cecília Pedroso Turssi, DDS, MS, PhD
    Roberta Tarkany Basting, DDS, MS, PhD
    Flávio Henrique Baggio Aguiar, DDS, MS, PhD
    Fabiana Mantovani Gomes França, DDS, MS, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):67-73. 

    In an in vitro study of microtensile bond strengths, an arginine-containing toothpaste did not interfere with the bond between either a self-etching or an etch-and-rinse adhesive system and eroded dentin.

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    Self-Instruction Exercise No. 381
  • Prevention of Medical Errors Silver nitrate burn of the lower lip: a case report

    Seema Ganatra, BSc, DDS, MSD, FRCD(C), Dip ABOMP
    Donald Cohen, DMD, MS, MBA, Dip ABOMP
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):75-77. 

    A silver nitrate burn of the oral mucosa that resulted in a large mass of necrotic tissue and accompanying pain in a 41-year-old man was debrided to facilitate healing. Use of concentrated silver nitrate for cautery can result in significant damage to mucous membranes.

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  • Endodontics The effect of temporary restorative materials on fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth

    Amin Salem Milani, DDS, MSc
    Mohammad Froughreyhani, DDS, MSc
    Hosein Mohammadi
    Fatemeh Ghasemi Tabegh, BSc
    Fatemeh Pournaghiazar, DDS, MSc
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):e1-e4.

    The fracture strength of endodontically treated teeth temporarily restored with some commonly used interim materials was investigated. The fracture strength of teeth restored with Fuji II LC resin-modified glass ionomer was significantly greater than that of intact teeth and teeth restored with Zonalin, IRM, or Coltosol.

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  • Anterior Composite Restorations Planning extensive esthetic restorations for anterior teeth: use of waxed-up study casts and composite resin mock-ups

    Adilson Yoshio Furuse, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Samantha Schaffer Pugsley Baratto, DDS, MSc
    Denis Roberto Falcão Spina, DDS, MSc
    Gisele Maria Correr, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Leonardo Fernandes da Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Carla Castiglia Gonzaga, DDS, PhD
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):e6-e9. 

    Direct composite resin mock-ups were used to confirm the function and esthetics of proposed maxillary anterior composite resin restorations for a 30-year-old patient with small maxillary anterior teeth, a short upper lip, and an edge-to-edge central incisor relationship.

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  • Pharmacotherapeutics Potential use of snake venom derivatives as hemostatic agents in dentistry

    Vagish Kumar L.S., MDS
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):e10-e11. 

    The hemostatic properties of snake venoms and their potential clinical application are reviewed.

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  • Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology Rare dental manifestation in Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome

    Pallavi Parashar, BDS, DDS
    Sally Preston, DMD
    Brian Brada, DDS
    Thomas Borris, DDS
    Brad Potter, DDS, MS
    2016 Jan/Feb; 64(1):e12-e15.  

    Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome (SGBS) is a rare X-linked recessive overgrowth disorder with prominent craniofacial findings. This case report describes a previously unreported dental anomaly, macrodontia, in a patient with SGBS, which may broaden the phenotype of this syndrome.

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