May/June 2016

Table of Contents


  • Editorial Live!

    Roger D. Winland, DDS, MS, MAGD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):6.
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  • Pediatric Dentistry Noninvasive treatment for cavitated lesions in primary molars

    Jane A. Soxman, DDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):8-9. 
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  • Public Health Addressing the caries treatment needs of geriatric patients

    Larry Williams, DDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):10-12. 
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  • Oral Diagnosis Pericoronal lesion of mandibular premolar and Red patch of gingiva

    Douglas D. Damm, DDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):77.
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  • Answers Self-Instruction exercises No. 367, 368, and 369 and Oral Diagnosis

    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):78-79. 
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Clinical articles

  • Prevention/Diet/Nutrition Severe childhood caries associated with iron deficiency anemia: a case report

    Ana Paula C. A. Beltrame, DDS, MS
    Maíra M. Rosa, DD
    Michele Bolan, DDS, MS, PhD
    Izabel C. S. Almeida, DDS, MS, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):13-15.

    This case showed an association between caries and anemia in a 3-year-old boy, whose crowns were destroyed by caries.

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  • Management of Hard & Soft Tissue Lesions Le Fort I osteotomy for the removal of a rare unicystic ameloblastoma lesion in the maxillary sinus

    Lilian Cristina Vessoni Iwaki, DDS, PhD
    Elen de Souza Tolentino, DDS, PhD
    Rômulo Maciel Lustosa, DDS
    Willian Pecin Jacomacci, DDS
    Ana Regina Casaroto, DDS, PhD
    Pablo Cornelius Leite, DDS
    Liogi Iwaki Filho, DDS, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):16-19.  

    A Le Fort I approach was used for enucleation of an extensive, asymptomatic unicystic ameloblastoma in the right maxillary sinus of a 30-year-old man. Follow-up over 5 years demonstrated no recurrence.

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  • Cariology A pilot study of dentists’ assessment of caries detection and staging systems applied to early caries: PEARL Network findings

    Van P. Thompson, DDS, PhD
    Andrew B. Schenkel, DMD, MS
    Bapanaiah Penugonda, DDS, MS
    Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD
    Gregory G. Zeller, DDS, MS
    Hongyu Wu, MPH
    Don Vena
    Ashley C. Grill, RDH, MPH
    Frederick A. Curro, DMD, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):20-27.

    A pilot study investigated use of the International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS II) and the Caries Classification System (CCS) for detection of early caries and recommendations for individual tooth treatment. The CCS approach translated clinically to more accurate caries detection than a visual-tactile or the ICDAS II approach.

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    Diagnosis & Treatment Planning Solitary neurofibroma: a rare occurrence on gingiva

    Joann Pauline George, MDS
    Sai Jyothsna N., BDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):28-31.

    This case report describes an unusual presentation of solitary neurofibroma on the lingual gingiva of the mandibular posterior region of a 22-year-old woman.

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    Self-Instruction Exercise No. 385
  • Diagnosis of Oral Pathology Large plunging schwannoma of the floor of the mouth involving the mylohyoid nerve: a case report and review of the literature

    Kumar Nilesh, MDS
    Ramchandra G. Naniwadekar, MS
    Neelima A. Malik, MDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):33-36. 

    A schwannoma arising from the mylohyoid nerve presented as a large nodular swelling in the floor of the mouth extending into the submandibular space.

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  • Multi-disciplinary Topics Quantified diagnostic work-up casts: applications for interdisciplinary treatment planning

    Roger A. Solow, DDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):37-46.  

    Precise treatment planning through multiple applications of quantified diagnostic work-up casts facilitated successful treatment of a patient requiring orthognathic surgery, orthodontics, and occlusal adjustment after a mandibular subcondylar fracture.

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  • Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry Combination esthetic treatment of anterior teeth affected by idiopathic enamel hypoplasia: a case report

    Donald L. Roberts, DDS
    Ben F. Warner, MS, DDS, MD
    Dan A. Bentley, DDS
    Ryan L. Quock, DDS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):47-50.  

    A combined approach of conservative lithium disilicate indirect restorations and composite resin direct veneers was used to electively restore the anterior teeth of a patient with idiopathic enamel hypoplasia.

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    Dental Materials Effect of a new salivary-contaminant removal method on bond strength

    Michael J. Alfaro, DDS, MS
    Erik J. Meyers, DDS
    Deborah Ashcraft-Olmscheid, DMD, MS
    Kraig S. Vandewalle, DDS, MS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):51-54

    Bond strengths of resin cement to etched ceramic in specimens treated with a new cleaning paste were not significantly different from those in phosphoric acid–cleaned, hydrofluoric acid–cleaned, or control specimens, and thus the paste may be considered an alternative approach to removal of salivary contaminants.

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    Self-Instruction Exercise No. 386
  • Tooth Whitening/Bleaching Release time of residual oxygen after dental bleaching with 35% hydrogen peroxide: effect of a catalase-based neutralizing agent

    Bárbara Guasso, MS
    Paloma Salomone, MS
    Paulo Cícero Nascimento, DChem, PhD
    Roselaine Terezinha Pozzobon, DDS, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):56-59. 

    An in vitro study assessing the effect of a catalase-based neutralizing agent on residual oxygen release from teeth exposed to 35% hydrogen peroxide found that 2-3 minutes’ use of the neutralizer immediately after bleaching resulted in release of residual oxygen 5 days postbleaching.

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  • Dentistry for the Medically Compromised Postextraction bleeding in a patient taking antithrombotics: report of a case

    Michael J. Wahl, DDS
    Margaret M. Schmitt, DMD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):60-63. 

    This case report discusses management of minor postextraction bleeding in a patient taking combination anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy. Antithrombotic therapy generally should not be interrupted for dental procedures.

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  • Trauma Management Primary incisor intruded through the nasal cavity: a case report

    Vanessa Polina Pereria Costa, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Michele Vale Barbosa, DDS
    Marília Leão Goettems, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Marcos Antônio Torriani, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Clarissa Delpizzo Castagno, DMD
    Elaine de Fátima Zanchin Baldissera, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Dione Dias Torriani, DDS, MSc, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):64-67.  

    When a maxillary central incisor of a 1-year-old girl was traumatically displaced into the nasal cavity, the impacted tooth was removed through the left nostril.

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  • Prevention of Medical Errors Cervicofacial subcutaneous emphysema: a clinical case and review of the literature

    Richard J. Vargo, DMD
    Anitha Potluri, DMD, MDS
    Alison Y. Yeung, DDS, MD
    Abdulaziz Aldojain, BDS, MMS
    Elizabeth A. Bilodeau, DMD, MD, MSEd
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):68-71.  

    A cervicofacial subcutaneous emphysema occurred when a compressed air–driven handpiece forced air into the subcutaneous tissue spaces during sectioning of a mandibular right first molar.

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    Tooth Whitening/Bleaching Effects of green tea on the shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets after in-office vital bleaching

    Sandrine Bittencourt Berger, DDS, MS, PhD
    Ricardo Danil Guiraldo, DDS, MS, PhD
    Murilo Baena Lopes, DDS, MS, PhD
    Paula Vanessa Oltramari-Navarro, DDS, MS, PhD
    Thais Maria Fernandes, DDS, MS, PhD
    Renata de Castro Alves Schwertner, DDS, MS
    Wagner José Silva Ursi, DDS, MS, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):72-75.

    Application of bleaching agents prior to bonding procedures temporarily reduces the bond strength between brackets and enamel. Results of an in vitro study indicated that green tea could be beneficial for bracket bonding immediately after bleaching.

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    Self-Instruction Exercise No. 387
  • Anterior Composite Restorations The role of emergence profile in papilla maintenance after diastema closure with direct composite resin restorations

    Kleyver do Nascimento Sobrinho, DDS
    Liliane Motta de Lima, DDS
    Flávia Cohen-Carneiro, PhD
    Luciana Mendonça da Silva, PhD
    Leandro de Moura Martins, PhD
    Danielson Guedes Pontes, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):e1-e4.

    When direct composite resin restorations that followed the emergence profiles of the teeth were placed to close anterior diastemas remaining after orthodontic treatment, the interdental spaces were completely filled by healthy papillae at the 45-day follow-up.

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  • Diagnosis of Oral Pathology Inflammatory collateral cyst associated with a palatoradicular groove: report of a case and discussion of nomenclature

    Mariana Tormena, DDS
    Vanessa Cristina Veltrini, MS, PhD
    Gustavo Jacobucci Farah, MS, PhD
    José Humberto Damante, MS, PhD
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):e6-e9. 

    This article presents a case demonstrating the connection between palatoradicular grooves and inflammatory collateral cysts and discusses the related nomenclature.

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  • Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology Risk factors in patients with oral pemphigus vulgaris: a case-control study

    Mahin Bakhshi, DDS, MS
    Soheila Manifar, DDS, MS
    Nemat Azizi, MD
    Hamid Asayesh, MSc
    Parvin Mansouri, MD
    Soheila Nasiri, MD
    Zeynab Hashemi, DDS
    Aida Mehdipour, DDS, MS
    2016 May/Jun; 64(3):e10-e13.

    A multicenter case-control study to determine environmental factors related to pemphigus vulgaris found that cessation of smoking and herpes simplex virus infection in recent weeks are risk factors, while lack of occupational exposure to pesticides and greater parity (number of births) are protective factors.

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