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   1996| March  | Volume 14 | Issue 1  
 
 
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Assessment of puberty growth spurt in boys and girls--a dental radiographic method.
S Gupta, MK Chada, A Sharma
March 1996, 14(1):4-9
PMID:9522731
The first radiographic appearance of adductor sesamoid bone of thumb is considered reliable and is the most commonly used indicator of puberty growth spurt. The purpose of this study was to find out whether the tooth mineralization stage/stages were as reliable an indicator of puberty growth spurt as the adductor sesamoid bone. Puberty assessment has its necessary application in diagnosis, treatment planning of various malocclusions and in medico legal cases. The results indicated that a close relationship existed between tooth mineralization Stage G and appearance of the sesamoid bone. Hence it can be used in dentistry as an indicator for onset of puberty growth spurt via periapical or panoramic radiographs. The result of this study were not applicable to boys as the apical closure of these teeth had already occurred at the time of early radiographic appearance of the adductor sesamoid bone.
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Management of natal/neonatal/early infancy teeth.
HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):33-6
PMID:8040698
The natal, neonatal and early infancy teeth predominantly being of the normal series of primary dentition, the management should aim at preservation of these teeth for esthetics and maintenance of space for eruption of permanent successor. The treatment method should take into consideration (a) trauma to child's oral tissue or mother's breast (b) mobility and (c) danger of inhalation. Trauma was noted in 10 percent, mobility and danger of inhalation in 94 percent. Extraction carried out in 97 percent of 50 children with natal/neonatal/early infancy teeth showed that the neighbouring primary teeth tended to move into the extraction space. Eruption of the permanent successors to natal/neonatal teeth was not delayed, rather in some instances the eruption was found to be enhanced as compared to contralateral incisor as noted in unilaterally occurring natal/neonatal teeth. The mandibular anterior arch collapse was not permanent as the successors erupted uncrowded. The paper discusses the method and timing of extraction. From the immunological and hematological point of view the best time for extraction was calculated to be 7-25 days of birth.
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Formulation of a prediction chart for mixed dentition analysis.
S Priya, AK Munshi
March 1996, 14(1):7-11
PMID:9522738
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Ketamine hydrochloride in pediatric dentistry.
RJ Samtani
March 1996, 14(1):12-22
PMID:3271822
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Prevalence and severity of dental caries and oral hygiene status in rural and urban areas of Calcutta.
S Subrata
March 1996, 14(1):17-20
PMID:9522749
A study was carried out in urban Calcutta and rural Belur (outskirts of Calcutta) amongst 9600 children in the age group of 6 to 14 years. It was seen that the prevalence and severity of dental caries was higher among children in urban areas whereas the oral hygiene levels were poorer among children in rural areas. It was also observed that rate of dental caries increased with age. Organised efforts are a must to prevent and control dental caries before it takes its toll with disastrous results.
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Prevalence of dental caries in handicapped children of Calcutta.
DP Gupta, R Chowdhury, S Sarkar
March 1996, 14(1):23-7
PMID:8040696
A total of 1042, 3-14-year-old children with different types of handicapping conditions when recorded for dental caries using WHO 1987 caries recording index revealed that dental caries experience was higher in handicapped children than normal children. The prevalence of dental caries was highest in mentally retarded children followed by cerebral palsied, blind, epileptic, physically handicapped, children with Down's syndrome and deaf and dumb. Higher deft+DMFT was recorded in mandibular teeth compared to maxillary teeth.
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Oratest :--a simple, chair-side caries activity test.
A Patalay, C Shubhada, SL Nadiger
March 1996, 14(1):6-9
PMID:9522746
Caries activity tests are an essential part of any programme concerned with the study or treatment of dental caries. Most of the caries activity tests require expensive kits or specially prepared media or facilities for incubation which limits their use in clinical practice. The present study sample consisted of twenty five children with dental caries and twenty five controls, free of caries, gingivitis and other oral ailments. The test is simple and consists of rinsing the mouth with 10 ml of sterile milk, 3 ml of which is mixed with 0.12 ml of 0.1% methylene blue dye and observed for colour change. The present study demonstrated the potential uses of this test in a pediatric dental clinic setup.
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Placental transfer of fluoride in pregnant women consuming optimum fluoride in drinking water.
A Malhotra, A Tewari, HS Chawla, K Gauba, K Dhall
March 1996, 14(1):1-3
PMID:8040692
The study was conducted on 25 healthy women residing in optimum fluoride areas, who were to deliver normally through vaginal route, to correlate the maternal and cord plasma fluoride levels and evaluate the placental transfer of fluoride. A wide variation was found in the maternal and cord plasma fluoride levels. In only 8 percent of the cases the fluoride levels in cord plasma were higher than maternal plasma. It was deduced that the placenta allows passive diffusion of fluoride from mother to foetus and does not act as a barrier.
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Antimicrobial efficacy of iodoformized zinc oxide-eugenol sealer on micro-organisms of root canal.
V Saggar, S Chandra, JN Jaiswal, M Singh
March 1996, 14(1):1-3
PMID:1820426
Iodoformized zinc oxide-eugenol was tested for its antibacterial effect against the aerobic and anaerobic bacteria obtained from the root canals of deciduous teeth; the bacteria were staph aureus, strep viridans, strep faecalis, bacteroides melaninogenicus and also mixed culture obtained from infected non-vital anterior teeth. The sensitivity was checked on BHI- agar plates employing well-method. Iodoformized zinc oxide eugenol paste was found to be effective for both the aerobic and anaerobic bacteria of the root canals of deciduous teeth with maximum sustaining period of 10 days; staphylococcus aureus was found to be the most susceptible, while Streptococcus faecalis the most resistant.
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Use of sedation analgesia for pediatric dentistry.
RK Sharma, RR Pinto, NN Mirchandani
March 1996, 14(1):28-32
PMID:1308247
26 healthy children between the ages of 36 and 60 months (mean 35 months) who satisfied the selection criteria during a screening visit participated in this double blind study. The subjects were assigned randomly to receive either 75 mg/kg Triclofos elixir (Regimen I-21 children) or 50 mg/1kg Trichlofos elixir combined with 1 mg/kg promethazine elixir (Regimen II-22 children). All medications were given orally 45 minutes before treatment. During operative procedures all subjects received nitrous oxide/oxygen at a concentration of 35%. All the patients were restrained in a papoose board (Indigenous). The subjects were monitored for vital signs and evaluated for sedation and sleep, movement, crying and overall behaviour before, during and after the operative procedure. Regimen II was found to be superior to Regimen I with regard to behaviour management of difficult young children. However extremely apprehensive children were not good subjects for this sedation technique.
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A study of toothbrush contamination at different time intervals and comparative effectiveness of various disinfecting solutions in reducing toothbrush contamination.
N Grewal, K Swaranjit
March 1996, 14(1):10-3
PMID:9522747
Toothbrush contamination during the procedure of brushing was assessed at different time intervals of usage. A peak value of 100% contamination was found at 1 month interval. Hence, a method suggesting disinfection of the toothbrush was employed by comparing the effectiveness of various disinfecting solutions available in the market so that, the brush does not become a source of potential pathogens.
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Interrelationship between sugar and dental caries--a study in child population of Orissa.
PK Sahoo, A Tewari, HS Chawla, V Sachdev
March 1996, 14(1):37-44
PMID:1308249
An epidemiological study on interrelationship between dental caries and sugar consumption conducted on 1265 children in the age of 5-15 years revealed a positive association of dental caries experience with total sugar exposures, between meal sugar exposures and at meal sugar exposures. As the total increased from 3 to 4 in a day, a corresponding jump of 1 deft+DMFT and 2 defs+DMFS was noted, which was clinically and statistically significant. It was deduced that total sugar exposures per day should be limited to 3, out of which two should be at meal time and one between meals.
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Role of trace elements Se and Li in drinking water on dental caries experience.
K Gauba, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):15-9
PMID:8040693
An epidemiological survey of dental caries using modified Moller's index (1966) carried out in 483 children (aged 7-17 years) of rural areas--Talwandi Kalan, Dhanansu and Bhatian (District Ludhiana) of Punjab with almost similar F levels in their drinking water supply, similar socio-economic status, environmental factors/demographic parameters and dietary habits revealed wide variations in the prevalence and severity of dental caries. Further investigation extended to evaluate the concentrations of various trace elements Se, Li, Zn, Cu, Fe and Mn in drinking water to find out the disparity of dental caries status, revealed that the higher figures of prevalence and severity of dental caries observed in Dhanansu and Bhatian as compared to Talwandi Kalan could be attributed to the presence of Se in drinking water supply of these areas which was not detectable in the water supply of Talwandi Kalan. On the contrary, the concentration of Li in water supply of Talwandi Kalan with low caries was found to be higher compared to that of Dhanansu and Bhatian with higher dental caries in children population.
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Idiopathic gingival fibromatosis associated with mild hypertrichosis.
JP Bhavsar, SG Damle, AP Bhatt
March 1996, 14(1):31-3
PMID:1820429
A case of gingival fibromatosis with hypertrichosis is reported in a 10 year old girl. The condition is a syndrome and presents as a triad of gingival fibromatosis, hypertrichosis and mental retardation. Following surgical management, no recurrence was seen in the immediate post-surgical period. Even if recurrence occurs excision is recommended as the psychological benefits resulting from cosmetic improvement outweigh the danger of recurrence.
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Apexification : follow-up after 6-12 years.
HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):38-40
PMID:2056346
Thirty 'apexified' immature permanent anterior teeth treated utilising Ca(OH)2 as root canal dressing assessed clinically and radiographically after greater than 6 less than or equal to 12 years revealed that in 15 teeth bridge remained the same; in 10 consolidated, while in 3 it decreased. Periapical radiolucency reappeared in one case, while in two it was questionable but clinically the teeth were comfortable; these cases were ones showing decrease in bridge consolidation: two teeth had been extracted during this observation period by some dentists because of complaint of discolouration.
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Infant palatal obturator.
S Nagda, DS Deshpande, SW Mhatre
March 1996, 14(1):24-5
PMID:9522751
The occurrence of a congenital cleft palate greatly impedes the habituation of efficient deglutition of an infant, causing aspiration of fluids in the air passage which may lead to complications like bronchopneumonia and infection of the airway and lungs. Inadequate nourishment due to difficulty in feeding affects the health and acts as a stumbling block in the milestones of normal development. Severe nutritional deficiencies further complicate surgical closure at the right time. A palatal obturator given to the infant effectively separates the oral cavity from the nasal cavity and is of great help in feeding till the defect can be surgically repaired.
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Comparative evaluation of the role of NaF, APF & Duraphat topical fluoride applications in the prevention of dental caries--a 2 1/2 years study.
A Tewari, HS Chawla, A Utreja
March 1996, 14(1):28-35
PMID:2056344
The study was conducted on 1251 6-12-year-old children, to evaluate the effect of topical application of NaF, APF and Duraphat given at six monthly interval assessed after 2.1/2 years revealed the percentage caries reduction with sodium fluoride to be in the range of 20-24 percent on base line teeth and 30-33 percent on teeth erupted during study, showing more effect on newly erupted teeth. In APF group, the caries reduction was 32-37 percent, in the DMFT and DMFS-slightly more on teeth erupted during study than on baseline teeth. The dental caries reduction with Duraphat (NaF varnish) was in the range of 70-75 percent-slightly more on newly erupted teeth. Equally high degree of efficacy was also noted on occlusal surfaces. Duraphat showed the greatest public health potential.
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Dental caries and oral hygiene amongst 12-14 years old handicapped children of Bombay, India.
JP Bhavsar, SG Damle
March 1996, 14(1):1-3
PMID:9522730
The present study was carried out to assess the oral health status of children suffering from different handicapping conditions studying in various schools of Bombay. A total of 593 handicapped children in the age group of 12-14 years were included in the study. The prevalence and severity of dental caries was found to be highest in the cerebral palsy group and lowest in the blind group. In general, in all the groups the decayed (D) component took predominance over the missing (M) and filled (F) components. Periodontal status was assessed using the CPITN and it was found that the bleeding & calculus components were higher than the healthy components in all the groups and almost all the children required treatment in the form of deep scaling and/or prophylaxis and oral hygiene instructions. The study confirmed the need of curative and preventive services towards these neglected children of the society.
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Study of root canals configuration in mandibular first permanent molar.
NK Goel, KS Gill, JR Taneja
March 1996, 14(1):12-4
PMID:2056340
The number and configuration of root canals in mandibular first permanent molar, studied by radiographic method, on 60 teeth revealed (1) one canal in the mesial root in 5 percent, two in 78.3 percent, three in 13.3 percent and four in 3.3 percent. In distal root, one canal was observed in 58.3 percent, two in 40 percent and three in 1.7 percent of the cases; (2) transverse anastomosis existed in about half of the mesial roots; whereas in distal root, it was only 21.7 percent; (3) biconvex canal curvature was seen in 18.3 percent of mesial and 1.7 percent of distal roots (4) apical foramina: in mesial root two apical foramina were observed in 60 percent of specimens, three in 6.7 percent and four in 3.3 percent. In distal root, two apical foramina were seen in 25 percent and three in 1.7 percent cases; (5) type of root canal: type 2-1 was the most common feature of mesial as well as distal roots; (6) the mesial root canals tended to be curved in 51.7 percent, while distal root canal straight in 58.3 percent.
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Physiological response to dental anxiety in children.
V Sowjanya, S Tandon, E Tharian
March 1996, 14(1):13-7
PMID:9522733
The study was conducted among 50 children in the age group of 8-9 yrs. to evaluate the anxiety producing dental procedures in the dental operatory viz. waiting at the reception area, examination in the dental chairs, scaling, polishing, cavity cutting, injection, extraction and post extraction period. The pulse rates were very high during local anaesthesia, extraction, waiting at reception and examination. A significant correlation was observed between the pulse rate and blood pressure.
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Evaluation of KAP of oral hygiene measures following oral health education through existing health and educational infrastructure.
A Tewari, K Gauba, A Goyal
March 1996, 14(1):7-17
PMID:1308250
This study is a part of a larger preventive oral health feasibility module embarked on a population of 120,000 of Raipurrani, district Ambala (Haryana). The KAP analysis of about 2000 individuals (including school children) on cross-sectional basis at baseline, one and two years after the implementation of knowledge about oral health measures to the community utilizing the existing health infrastructure at CHC, the Anganwadi workers (ICDS Scheme) and through school teachers in the schools revealed that at baseline datun was the most prevalent (63%) oral hygiene measure used in the community and students. After implementation, the practice of brushing thrice, twice and once daily increased but the most prevalent frequency remained once a day (39% out of 66 percent using brush in community and 37% out of 76 percent in students after 2 and 11/2 years of implementation respectively) followed by twice a day (23 & 31% respectively). A similar pattern of frequency was observed about datun users also, though the number using datun substantially declined from 62% to 33% in community and 63 to 23% in students after implementation.
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Dental care of disabled children--a pilot study.
S Tandon, P Sudha
March 1996, 14(1):25-31
PMID:2952773
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Prevalence of thumb sucking in children of Calcutta.
S Sarkar, KS Chowdhury, MM Mukherjee
March 1996, 14(1):33-6
PMID:1308248
The prevalence study of thumb digital sucking carried out on 3-12-year- old 2517 children, 1293 boys & 1224 girls, with different socio-economic status, belonging to villages, suburbs and city areas of Calcutta revealed that non-nutritional sucking habit was predominantly seen in cities, and bottle feeding was found to be the main cause of this habit; in 3-6-year-old children the prevalence of the habit was more in boys than girls but it persisted more in boys with increase in age.
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Occlusal status and permanent teeth eruption in Libyan children.
SM Ommar
March 1996, 14(1):1-6
PMID:9522737
The occlusal status was assessed in 2015 Libyan children. Angle class I was found to be the predominant type (94.5%), overbite relationship in the majority (50.6%) were within the incisal third. The mean overjet measurements ranged from 2 mm. to 8 mm. Small proportion (13.4%) of the children examined were assessed to have a signs of crowding. Only 18.7% of the children were found to require orthodontic treatment. Eruption of permanent teeth was earlier in girls than in boys. The interval of rest between the mandibular lateral incisors and canines was 2.68 years for boys and 2.76 years for girls.
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In vitro evaluation of NaF and APF-gel application on surface microhardness of enamel in children of low, optimum and high fluoride areas.
VV Reddy, KR Indushekar
March 1996, 14(1):1-6
PMID:1308242
An in vitro study was conducted on 78 sound human pre-molars collected from low (0.24 ppmF), optimum (0.7 ppmF) and known endemic fluoride areas (> 1.5 ppmF), to study the effects of topical application of sodium fluoride and APF-gel on surface microhardness of enamel of these three areas using Vickers microhardness measurements before and after application of topical fluorides at time intervals of 1/2 an hour, 6 hours and 24 hours. It was found that both the topical fluorides increased the surface microhardness of enamel in the three areas; the maximum increase in surface microhardness was observed in fluorosed teeth. APF-gel was found to be more effective than sodium fluoride.
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Taurodontism and pyramidal molars.
PB Sood, M Sood
March 1996, 14(1):25-7
PMID:1308246
The present study was conducted to investigate the occurrence of taurodontism and pyramidal molars in Goa children, hitherto considered rare in Indians. Radiographs of 300 children of 9 to 13 years were evaluated. The criteria of Keene (1966) was used to designate taurodonts. Ten children showed taurodontism: involving mandibular second molars in eight cases, maxillary first molars in three cases; and pyramidal molars in three cases, four cases showed associated findings. Hypodontia of one to fourteen teeth was observed in all four cases. In addition one case showed thinning of maxillary central incisors, rotation of lateral incisors, impacted supernumerary and a canine and polydactyly of hands and feet. The condition does not appear rare in this population group.
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Comparative study of oral health status of mentally sub-normal, physically handicapped, juvenile delinquents and normal children of Bombay.
HA Vyas, SG Damle
March 1996, 14(1):13-6
PMID:1840302
Prevalence study on dental caries and periodontal disease carried out in 94 mentally subnormal, 92 physically handicapped, 74 juvenile delinquents and 206 normal children (11-14-year-old) revealed high prevalence of periodontal disease in handicapped (95 to 100%) and low in normal children (54.37%). The point prevalence of dental caries was higher in normal children (84.9%, DMFS 6.19) followed by juvenile delinquents (75.67%, DMFS 4.3), physically handicapped (73.91%, DMFS 4.3) and mentally subnormal (64.9%, DMFS 4.48).
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Localised disturbances associated with primary teeth eruption.
A Chakraborty, S Sarkar, BB Dutta
March 1996, 14(1):25-8
PMID:9522742
The survey carried out on 201 infants of Calcutta aged 6-12 months to find out the localised disturbances associated with the eruption of the primary teeth, as judged through a questionnaire revealed that the most common disturbance was the inflammation of gums followed by flushing of cheeks, ulcers in mouth, cheek rash and eruption cyst.
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Keratins as markers in odontogenesis--an immunocytochemical experimental study in rats.
P Prathyusha, CD Reddy, BS Murthy, PD Gupta
March 1996, 14(1):12-6
PMID:9522739
The expression and distribution of keratins within different layers of enamel organs of embryonic and neonatal rats studied by using indirect immunoperoxidase and immunofluorescent techniques in paraffin-embedded tissues employing specific antibodies revealed Keratin positivity in odontoblastic layer, oral epithelium and dental lamina in primitive stages; other odontogenic tissues showed negative reaction.
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Dentigerous cyst--an attempt to ascertain the normal eruption of involved tooth in child patient.
RK Pandey, K Loomba, S Chandra
March 1996, 14(1):22-4
PMID:1308245
Dentigerous Cyst, in a young patient, located in the right palatal region, extending from 61 to 55, limited to the right side of mid-palatine suture and treated by marsupialization with post operative follow-up of 6 months has been reported. The involved permanent tooth (21) entrapped in the cyst was not extracted and found to erupt in normal direction.
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Dentin dysplasia--a case report.
P Sudha, SS Bhat, S Alexander, S Sundary
March 1996, 14(1):18-9
PMID:9522734
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Evaluation of existing status of knowledge, practice and attitude towards oral health of rural communities of Haryana--India.
A Tewari, K Gauba, A Goyal
March 1996, 14(1):21-30
PMID:1820428
The KAP survey on oral health practices of 3247 individuals, 6-60 years of age, of Sidhaura block of Haryana revealed that use of dattan was more prevalent (56% in adult community & 49% students) than tooth brush (35% adult community & 34% students). 37% of the total community had the knowledge of brush being the best oral hygiene measure. 25% of the community using brush were brushing only once/day. The knowledge of the community regarding the role of fluorides in prevention of dental caries was completely lacking: 1.8% of the community was using fluoride dentifrice. 35-45 percent of the community were practising sweet foods/drinks etc. four times a day. The snyder test showed a positive relation with frequency of sugar intake.
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NaF iontophoresis, an alternative to cavity lining--an in vivo study.
HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):17-20
PMID:1820427
The study carried out on 30 teeth in 28 patients of 12-16 years to assess NaF iontophoresis as an alternative to cavity lining revealed that out of 25 cavities which were sensitive to air, water jet and exploration (14 mild, 9 moderate and 2 severe), in 20 cavities the sensitivity decreased to nil, in 9 to mild and in one to moderate following iontophoresis. It was found that in all the cases, the first application of iontophoresis decreased the sensitivity by 50-60 percent and the second by 70-90 percent. Immediately after silver filling there was no sensitivity in 25 teeth, whereas 4 were mildly and one moderately sensitive. After a six month follow up in 24 patients who reported, all the teeth were comfortable.
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An in vitro comparative evaluation of the tensile bond strength at the two interfaces of the sandwich technique.
V Rao, VV Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):10-2
PMID:9522732
This study was conducted to compare the tensile bond strength at the two interfaces of the "sandwich technique". 48 hours after the specimens were tested, using Hounsfield tensometer. Load was gradually applied on to the specimen till the bond at the interface failed. The load at which the bond failed was recorded and analysed for statistical significance. From the present study it can be concluded that the bond between glass ionomer and dentine is better than the bond between glass ionomer and composite resin.
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Developmental anomalies of teeth in Himachal school children--a prevalence study.
PB Sood, M Sood
March 1996, 14(1):16-20
PMID:3509574
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Effect of a specially formulated remineralizing solution on the remineralizing capacity of saliva.
S Karnad, SG Damle
March 1996, 14(1):1-5
PMID:9522745
The present study was carried out to assess whether the remineralization of artificial caries like lesion by artificial saliva can be improved by daily 5 minute treatment in a specially formulated remineralizing solution containing Ca, P, Zn, Sr, F. Extracted human premolars were dipped for 24 hours in artificial saliva and subsequently daily for 5 minutes in the remineralizing solution for 3 weeks. Lesions were assessed using transverse microradiography, electron probe microanalysis (EPMA) and scanning electron microscope (SEM). The results showed that remineralization by specially formulated solutions repair the enamel lesion and enhances the salivary remineralizing potential.
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Combined effect of carbon-dioxide laser and neutral 2% NaF on acid resistance of human tooth enamel.
A Kakade, SG Damle, JP Bhavsar, V Chatterjee, P Deb
March 1996, 14(1):26-30
PMID:9522752
Specimens of human enamel were treated topically with 2% sodium fluoride solution before and after laser irradiation. The samples were examined using wet chemical analysis and SEM. The results showed that samples treated with neutral 2% NaF after irradiation caused a remarkable increase in acid resistance of the enamel, while samples treated with neutral 2% NaF before irradiation showed a lesser effect. The results were consistent with observations made by using wet chemical analysis and SEM findings.
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Langerhans' cell histiocytosis--a case report.
AP Thaliath, T Joseph
March 1996, 14(1):20-2
PMID:8040695
A three and half year old boy with Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH) formerly called as eosinophilic granuloma has been presented along with the desired treatment plan.
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Study of microflora in well-nourished and mal-nourished children in relation to dental caries.
S Chopra, JR Taneja, J Rai
March 1996, 14(1):17-20
PMID:9522740
Forty-five children in the age group of 2-12 years comprising 20 well-nourished (W.N.), 20 malnourished (M.N.) (both groups having DMFS of > or = 5) and 5 caries free well nourished children (control group) were studied to find out the oral microflora in these groups S. mutans was present in 55%, 20% and 0% in W.N., M.N., and control groups while S. Salivarius was isolated in 45%, 80% and 40% in the three groups respectively. There was no significant difference in the prevalence of Lactobacillus and C. albicans in the three groups. The correlation between means DMFS and the prevalence of S. mutans in W.N. and M.N. groups was highly significant (P < 0.001). Nutritional status including different grades of malnutrition had no significant bearing on the prevalence of micro-organisms isolated. The caries prevalence was higher in the W.N. group (P) while the gingival index was higher in M.N. group.
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Mutans streptococci -dental, oral and global aspects.
D Bratthall
March 1996, 14(1):4-12
PMID:1820432
The evaluation of the levels of mutans streptococci have been used for many years in some countries, in clinical work to monitor patients during treatment of dental caries, based on the observations that teeth, and patients, with elevated levels of mutans streptococci are at higher risk for caries. Other studies have focussed on attempts to select high caries risk groups based on salivary levels. Several methods to estimate the bacteria have been developed, among them being the "Spatula method" and the more recent "Strip mutans" method. Both methods are based on observations made in studies aimed at determining factors of importance for the transfer of these bacteria between persons. This paper gives a background to saliva sampling for mutans streptococci and describes some studies that have evaluated the role of these bacteria for caries. Such background information is important for the correct use of bacterial tests in the clinic and for interpretation of the results.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Evaluation of the cariogenicity of sugar containing drinks by estimating changes in pH of human dental plaque and saliva.
G Lehl, JR Taneja, SL Chopra
March 1996, 14(1):9-14
PMID:8040700
Cariogenicity of five commonly consumed carbonated beverage and sugar containing drinks (Frooti, sugarcane juice, Limca, Thumps up and Big Sipp) was evaluated by estimating changes in pH of human dental plaque and saliva in 2 groups of subjects (20 each) differing in caries experience (Group A DMFT zero; Group B DMFT 3-5). In group A subjects, pH of plaque did not fall to levels near critical pH (5.5) with any of the test drinks or control. However, in group B children the salivary pH did fall below critical levels in the case of Frooti while salivary pH fell below critical pH with Frooti and Thums up.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Oral mucosal lesions in patients with acute leukemias and related disorders due to cytotoxic therapy.
AM Baliga, VR Brave, HA Vyas
March 1996, 14(1):25-9
PMID:9522736
Forty-seven children afflicted with acute leukemia were studied at the Tata Memorial Hospital Bombay to record the occurrence of oral manifestations prior to and during chemotherapy. Lymphadenopathy was the most frequent single finding suggestive of leukemia during head and neck examination. Gingival abnormalities, bleeding gums and oral mucosal pallor were the other findings on initial oral examination. Due to immunosuppression caused by the chemotherapy drugs oral mucosal ulcerations, uncontrolled herpes, candidiasis and pseudomoniasis were observed.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Plaque pH modulations of children's favourite snacks.
K Gauba, A Goyal, A Tewari
March 1996, 14(1):24-7
PMID:2056343
Cariogenic potential of a few children's favourite snacks, assessed by evaluation of pH modulations on their respective consumption after 2,5,10,20,30 and 40 minutes compared to 10 percent sucrose control using pooled plaque method, in 8-12 years old children revealed lollipop (hard sucking candy) to be the most cariogenic and samosa without chutney to be the least cariogenic. The cariogenic potential of ice creams were similar, however, low as compared to sucrose solution of 10 percent.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Management of periapical rarefaction in non-vital permanent anterior tooth with Ca(OH)2 root canal dressing.
HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):28-32
PMID:2640680
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Inter-relationship between dental, skeletal and chronological ages in well-nourished and mal-nourished children.
A Gulati, JR Taneja, SL Chopra, S Madan
March 1996, 14(1):19-23
PMID:2056342
Dental casts, wrist roentgenograms and full mouth radiographs of teeth of 80 mal-nourished and 40 well-nourished children were evaluated and compared for correlation of dental, skeletal and chronological ages. The findings revealed (1) very high correlation between dental and skeletal ages (r = 0.9584); (2) high correlation of chronological age with dental and skeletal ages (r = 0.8635 and r = 0.8716); (3) out of all the three correlations considered, dental and skeletal ages had the maximum correlation; (4) malnutrition had a significant adverse effect on the skeletal and dental ages. Greater the severity of malnutrition, more pronounced was its effect on the dental and skeletal ages; and (5) no evidence of severity of malocclusion with retarded skeletal and dental ages.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Steiner's norms for North Indian pre-school children.
Anuradha, JR Taneja, SL Chopra, A Gupta
March 1996, 14(1):36-7
PMID:2056345
A roentgenographic cephalometric investigation to establish Steiner's norms in pre-school children was carried out on 60, 4-5-year-old North Indian children with complete normal established primary dentition and pleasing profiles. The North Indian children were found to possess a convex profile, steeper occlusal plane, steeper mandibular plane and more upright incisors over basal bone at 4-5 years of age as compared to that of Caucasian children. None of the measurements showed sexual dimorphism of any statistical significance. The Steiner's norms from a sample of Caucasian population are not as such applicable to North Indian pre-school children.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Natal and neonatal teeth : a review of 50 cases.
DR Barfiwala
March 1996, 14(1):21-3
PMID:9522750
50 cases of natal and neonatal teeth were studied at Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital in order to find out its most common location, sexual predilection, occurrence etc. The cases of natal and neonatal teeth usually report to the hospital due to difficulty in suckling, ulceration to the breast nipple and fear of aspiration of the teeth.
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  1,171 0 4
Modified space maintainers.
HS Chawla, A Goyal, N Khera
March 1996, 14(1):34-5
PMID:6595362
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Evaluation of individualized quad-helix appliance for treating lateral maxillary collapse in cleft palate children.
A Utreja
March 1996, 14(1):38-42
PMID:3078328
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Fluoride profiles of enamel following topical application of neutral and acidulated NaF solution using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (ESCA)--an in vitro study.
HA Vyas, SG Damle
March 1996, 14(1):35-7
PMID:9522744
An in vitro analysis of fluoride in the surface enamel using x-ray photo-electron spectroscopy carried out on sound untreated teeth, sound teeth treated with neutral NaF and acidulated NaF and teeth with artificial caries treated with NaF and acidulated NaF revealed Ca/F ratio at surface and 360 degrees A as 0.140:1 and 0.140:1; 0.636:1 and 0.192:1; 1.112:1 and 0.908:1. 1.2:1 and 1.289:1; 2.11:1 and 1.87:1 respectively.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Effect of timing of palatal repair on the transverse development of maxillary alveolar arch in complete-cleft cases.
M Shamsudheen, A Utreja, A Tewari, PS Chari
March 1996, 14(1):15-8
PMID:2056341
Forty cleft cases in the age range of 5-12 years where the palatal repair had been performed at 16-24 months (17 cases), 24-36 months (15 cases) and 36-72 months (8 cases) were assessed retrospectively, for the status of maxillary arch and were segregated as acceptable and unacceptable. Plaster casts were prepared from alginate impressions and their graphical reproduction using Huddart's technique, were used to measure the alveolar arch. Anterior palatal measurement (C-C') and posterior palatal measurement (P-P') of the cleft subjects were compared with that in the non-cleft matched controls. The 16-24 month group showed 41.2% acceptable and 58.8% unacceptable arch cases. The 24-36 month group showed that 73.4% had acceptable arches and 26.6% had unacceptable arches. In the 36-72 months group the arch was acceptable in 62.5% cases and unacceptable in 37.5% cases. It was concluded that palatal repair performed before 24 months of age adversely affected the maxillary growth, whereas most favourable growth of maxillary arch occurred when the repair was done between 24-36 months.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Microleakage of composite-ionomer laminate restorations : an in vitro evaluation.
KV Shetty, S Tandon
March 1996, 14(1):18-21
PMID:1308243
The in-vitro study undertaken on sixty teeth, 30 each of second primary molars and first premolars to evaluate the effectiveness of sealing property of composite-ionomer laminate restorations given on buccal aspects of these teeth after either Dycal base, ionomer base not etched and ionomer base etched indicated significantly more microleakage in dycal base composite resin restorations than composite ionomer. No difference in microleakage was seen in etched and unetched composite ionomer laminate restorations. Though microleakage was observed more in primary teeth than permanent teeth it was not found to be statistically significant.
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Prepubertal periodontitis--a case report.
PB Sood, M Sood, AK Mescarenhas
March 1996, 14(1):45-7
PMID:3271827
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In vitro evaluation of micromarginal leakage of three filling systems--an autoradiographic analysis using radio isotope S35 as a tracer.
U Mohandas, VV Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):4-8
PMID:8040699
An in vitro study was carried out on 60 human pre- molar teeth to study the sealing efficacy of Glass Ionomer, Silver amalgam, Composite resin and cavity varnish in Class V cavities. The filled specimens were thermocycled (4 degrees C +/- 2 degrees C and 60 degrees C +/- 2 degrees C) and subjected to Radio Isotope penetration tests. S35 was used as a tracer and autoradiography for detecting the microleakage. The extent of penetration of S35 in case of each material was assessed. No material was found to completely seal the cavity, however, Glass Ionomer could minimise the microleakage. Amalgam restorations exhibited gross microleakage which reduced to a great extent after application of cavity varnish. Composite resin was found to be superior to Silver amalgam in controlling microleakage.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Supernumerary tooth in the hard palate--an unusual case report.
B Shankar
March 1996, 14(1):32-3
PMID:6595361
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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In vitro evaluation of tensile bond strength of composite to glass ionomer cement.
S Tandon, KV Shetty
March 1996, 14(1):38-40
PMID:1820431
An in vitro study conducted on 30 primary second deciduous molars and 30 second premolars to evaluate the tensile bond strength of composite ionomer restorations revealed that (i) glass ionomer cement base was superior than Dycal under composite restorations; (ii) etched glass ionomer base provided optimal bond strength in both primary and permanent teeth; (iii) tensile bond strength was high in permanent than in the primary teeth; and (iv) composite ionomer laminate can be considered as a material of choice for restoration of primary teeth.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Assessment of treatment needs of periodontal disease using CPITN in Uttar Pradesh population.
K Mehta, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):1-9
PMID:3509572
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Newer approaches to child management : use of poetry and drawings in the dental clinic.
NS Gopalakrishnan, HS Chawla, A Tewari
March 1996, 14(1):23-7
PMID:3869207
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Intercomparison of prevalence and severity of dental caries using two recording systems.
PK Sahoo, A Tewari, HS Chawla, V Sachdev
March 1996, 14(1):1-11
PMID:2056338
Dental caries was recorded using WHO index (1983) and Moller's index (1966) in 1265 children in the age group of 5, 8, 11 and 15 years to determine the conversion and correlation figures, so as to facilitate cross comparison and quick appraisal where either of the systems have been used in epidemiological studies. The results revealed that dental caries was recorded higher with Moller's index as compared to the WHO index; on an average the difference was fourteen percent in point prevalence, one deft + DMFT and one and a half defs + DMFS.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Prevalence location and patency of accessory canals in primary molars using dye penetration under vacuum suction technique--an in vitro study.
VV Reddy, S Babu
March 1996, 14(1):28-32
PMID:8040697
A study conducted on 120 primary molars (30 each of maxillary and mandibular 1st and 2nd molars) to find out the prevalence, location and patency of accessory canals and furcation formina using safranin red dye revealed the presence of accessory canals in 46 teeth (38.33 percent) with the major site being the furcation and furcation region.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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An evaluation of pH changes of human dental plaque after oral rinsing of commonly prescribed syrup medications.
N Srinivas, VV Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):21-4
PMID:9522741
The study was carried out on 60 school going children (dft/DMFT 2-5) aged 8-13 years randomly distributed into six age groups of ten subjects each. One group acted as a control in which subjects rinsed with 10% sucrose while in the other five groups, the subjects rinsed with 5 commonly prescribed syrup medications for 10 seconds. Plaque samples were collected before rinsing and at 5,10,20,30 min. intervals post rinsing and plaque pH was measured extraorally. All the 5 groups showed drop in the plaque pH, similar to control group 10% sucrose solution, but not to the extent of critical pH (5.5).
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Changing trends of dental caries and enamel mottling after change of fluoride content in drinking water in endemic fluoride belt.
P Kaur, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):37-44
PMID:3509577
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Nitrous oxide-oxygen analgesia and psychosedation for apprehensive children.
RJ Samtani, SG Sujan
March 1996, 14(1):25-31
PMID:3509575
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Dental caries and periapical pathology associated with talon cusp.
HS Chawla, A Tewari, NS Gopalakrishnan
March 1996, 14(1):26-9
PMID:6595359
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Evaluation of the change in the knowledge of community regarding infant dental care subsequent to intervention strategies through existing health manpower in rural areas of Haryana (India).
A Tewari, K Gauba, A Goyal
March 1996, 14(1):29-34
PMID:9522743
The knowledge about infant dental care (as a part of primary preventive programme) was delivered by the existing health team of CHC viz. medical doctors, multipurpose workers, health workers, Anganwadi workers (ICDS scheme), after due training from the dental experts, in the rural community of Raipur Rani (Haryana). The knowledge of community regarding infant dental care subsequent to intervention strategies when evaluated and compared to baseline values three years after intervention revealed that 72 percent of the community had the correct knowledge of prolonged breast/bottle feeding causing nursing bottle caries. 94 per cent had correct knowledge about harmful effects of thumb/finger sucking on teeth and jaw bones and 77 percent about harmful effects of mouth breathing. 98 percent of expecting mothers knew when to clean the gum pads and 62 percent how to clean the gum pads in an infant. 100 percent of the expecting mothers had the correct knowledge that pacifiers should not be used in small children.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Oral candidal carriage in young insulin dependent diabetics.
KY Bai, CD Reddy, SH Abu-Talib
March 1996, 14(1):20-3
PMID:9522735
Fifty patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in the age group of 5-20 years were assessed for oral candidal carriage state and other related oral manifestations. The control group showed 16% Candida carrier state, whereas the IDDM group showed 92% candida carrier state. The candidal count was significantly higher in the IDDM group. Other associated oral manifestations like dry mouth, burning sensation, and painful fissures were also observed in the IDDM subjects.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Modulations of hydrogen ion concentration in human dental plaque related to various solid sweet foods commonly consumed in Karnataka.
N Basappa, VV Subbha Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):34-7
PMID:1820430
The acidogenic potential of commonly consumed solid sweets in Karnataka viz. Peda, Laddu, Mysore Pak and olige, studied in 40 children (9-15 years) with 2-5 dift/DMFT using glass electrode attached to Analog type pH electrometer revealed the mean resting plaque pH for 'peda' group to be 7.05, 'laddu' & mysore pak groups 7.24 and olige group 7.44. The maximum pH fall was obtained at 10 minutes interval in the post consumption period. It reached 6.08 with Peda, 6.44 with laddu, 6.41 with mysore pak and 6.47 with olige. The plaque pH gradually rose towards neutral in about 60 minutes in the post consumption period. According to cH area, the lowest acidogenic potential was found with olige (7.0506), followed by laddu (7.562), mysore pak (11.6944), and peda (15.249).
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Tweed's diagnostic facial triangle for north Indian pre-school children.
NJ Chandranee, RL Jain, A Tewari, A Utreja
March 1996, 14(1):1-5
PMID:6595351
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Configuration of root canals in permanent mandibular first molars--an in vitro study.
Prakashchandra, VV Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):14-6
PMID:9522748
The study attempts to show a number of variations in the root canal morphology of permanent mandibular first molar. The presence of variations increases the chance of failure of endodontic treatment. Knowledge about internal anatomy of the teeth is very essential for a favourable prognosis.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Transverse and vertical asymmetry of bilateral craniofacial structures in repaired unilateral and bilateral complete cleft lip and palate cases.
N Lal, A Utreja, A Tewari, PS Chari
March 1996, 14(1):41-6
PMID:1820433
Fifty repaired complete cleft lip and palate cases (38 UCLP and 12 BCLP) in the age range of 6 to 14 years were evaluated for transverse and vertical asymmetry using postero-anterior cephalograms. A total of nine bilateral landmarks, representing upper face, mid face and lower face were used. Results showed that asymmetry was not confined to any single plane of reference but manifested in both dimensions--transverse and vertical. The UCLP group had greater asymmetry of mid face than the BCLP group. Asymmetry was found to be extending to distant areas besides the contiguous structures.
[ABSTRACT]   Full text not available     [PubMed]
  978 0 -
Hepatitis B : not "just another" occupational hazard.

March 1996, 14(1):1-1
PMID:2056339
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Odontodysplasia--a unilateral dental malformation.
RK Pandey, S Chandra, JN Jaiswal
March 1996, 14(1):7-9
PMID:2561808
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Talon cusp--a prevalence study.
HS Chawla, A Tewari, NS Gopalakrishnan
March 1996, 14(1):28-34
PMID:6595354
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  965 0 -
Evaluation of biting force in mentally retarded children.
P Tandon, DS Gupta, R Tandon, VP Sharma, JK Trivedi
March 1996, 14(1):10-5
PMID:3509573
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Correlation of gingival health and intelligence quotient level.
B Shankar, RL Jain, A Tewari
March 1996, 14(1):15-9
PMID:6595352
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  954 0 -
Surgical positioning of an impacted maxillary central incisor.
AK Munshi, SC Gupta
March 1996, 14(1):30-1
PMID:6595360
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  954 0 -
Modified space maintainers.
HS Chawla, P Kaur, M Shamsudheen
March 1996, 14(1):48-9
PMID:3869212
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Cariogenic potential of commonly consumed food stuffs by South Kanara children.
AR Prabhakar, S Tandon, SL Udupa
March 1996, 14(1):1-6
PMID:2640676
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Intelligibility of speech in repaired cleft cases as related to timing of palatal repair.
B Nandlal, A Tiwari, A Utreja, PS Chari, M Ragunathan
March 1996, 14(1):33-7
PMID:2640681
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Efficacy of acidulated phosphate fluoride in the prevention of dental caries--a 2 1/2 years study.
A Tewari, HS Chawla, VV Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):20-7
PMID:6595353
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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A comparative study of the compressive strength, clinical features and scanning electron microscopic features of two dental amalgam alloys.
E Ramakrishnan
March 1996, 14(1):6-7
PMID:6595355
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Fluoride content of commonly consumed North Indian beverages.
A Goyal, K Gauba, A Tewari
March 1996, 14(1):23-9
PMID:3271824
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Inter-relationship of zinc and copper in drinking water with dental caries experience in real life situation.
Ashima, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):4-14
PMID:3869210
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Naturally occurring s-IgA saliva of adults and children--correlation with dental caries activity.
S Bhatia, HS Chawla, A Tewari, NK Ganguly
March 1996, 14(1):1-7
PMID:3471878
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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An unusual case of dentigerous cyst involving the maxillary lateral incisor.
VV Subba Reddy, DS Mehta, S Sujjan
March 1996, 14(1):43-4
PMID:3271826
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  891 0 -
Relationship of dental caries and diet--an epidemiological study in Andhra Pradesh.
A Gupta, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):1-11
PMID:3271821
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Gemination of a deciduous incisor. A case report.
RK Pandey, S Chandra, JN Jaiswal
March 1996, 14(1):61-3
PMID:3471884
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Frequency distribution of individuals aged 3-60 years according to gingival health status--a cross sectional study.
V Sachdev, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):14-8
PMID:6334722
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  878 0 -
Inter-comparison of prevalence and severity of dental caries in urban and rural areas of northern India.
N Khera, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):19-25
PMID:6595358
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  868 0 -
Effect of consumption of mangoes and grapes on human dental plaque.
RP Gupta, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):8-14
PMID:3471885
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  866 0 -
Today's Sword of Damocles--the debacle called AIDS.
HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):2-2
PMID:3271823
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  862 0 -
Tweed's norms for north Indian preadolescent children.
NJ Chandranee, A Tewari, A Utreja, RL Jain
March 1996, 14(1):10-3
PMID:6595357
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  856 0 -
Craniofacial pattern in mentally retarded children.
P Mehrotra, DS Gupta, JK Trivedi
March 1996, 14(1):15-22
PMID:3869206
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  853 0 -
Consumer Act and the dentist.
VM Veerabahu
March 1996, 14(1):2-2
PMID:8040694
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  840 0 -
Effect of micronutrients in drinking water on dental caries experience in real life situation.
K Gauba, A Tewari, HS Chawla, JC Katyal, CM Bahl
March 1996, 14(1):1-9
PMID:6595356
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Inter-relationship between trace element in soil and dental caries experience.
K Gauba, A Tewari, HS Chawla, JC Katyal
March 1996, 14(1):40-7
PMID:3869211
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  820 0 -
Prevalence of dental caries as related to risk factors in schoolchildren of South Kanara.
NS Shetty, S Tandon
March 1996, 14(1):30-7
PMID:3271825
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  820 0 -
A follow-up study of 25 cases of natal/neo-natal teeth.
HS Chawla, VV Subba Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):57-61
PMID:3271829
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Dental cast measurements in mentally retarded children.
P Mehrotra, DS Gupta, JK Trivedi
March 1996, 14(1):42-7
PMID:3471881
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Tissue response to different composite resin implants in albino-rats.
V Shivanna, VV Reddy
March 1996, 14(1):10-4
PMID:2701234
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Prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis in primary and permanent teeth at varying fluoride levels.
R Thaper, A Tewari, HS Chawla, V Sachdev
March 1996, 14(1):38-45
PMID:2640682
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Intercomparison of sugar and dental caries relationship in urban and rural children.
Narinder, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):52-60
PMID:3471883
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Co-relation of trace elements in drinking water and soil.
K Gauba, V Sachdev, A Tewari, HS Chawla, JC Katyal, R Nath
March 1996, 14(1):32-41
PMID:3471880
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Papillon Lefevre syndrome--a case report.
HS Chawla, S Dutta
March 1996, 14(1):21-4
PMID:2978419
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Maxillary progonoma of infancy.
HS Chawla, PS Chari, N Kalra, SK Gupta
March 1996, 14(1):1-3
PMID:3009735
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Talon cusp in primary lateral incisor : report of a case.
VV Reddy, DS Mehta
March 1996, 14(1):20-2
PMID:2640678
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  800 0 -
Cariogenic potential of commonly consumed tuckshop snacks.
K Gauba, A Goyal, A Tewari
March 1996, 14(1):23-7
PMID:2640679
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Effect of consumption of fresh fruits on the hydrogen ion modulation of human dental plaque.
RP Gupta, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):28-33
PMID:3869208
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Acidulated phosphate fluoride--3 1/2 years clinical trial on the prevention of dental caries.
A Tewari, HS Chawla, NS Gopalakrishnan
March 1996, 14(1):15-24
PMID:3471879
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  767 0 -
Prevalence of dental caries in North-Eastern region of India.
S Shrama, A Tewari, HS Chawla
March 1996, 14(1):48-56
PMID:3271828
Full text not available     [PubMed]
  765 0 -
Relationship of naturally occurring serum immunoglobulins level with caries status.
S Bhatia, HS Chawla, A Tewari, NK Ganguly, KS Kumar
March 1996, 14(1):15-9
PMID:2640677
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Objective assessment of speech in repaired cleft cases as related to timing of palatal surgery.
M Shamsudheen, A Utreja, A Tewari, SP Gudi
March 1996, 14(1):45-52
PMID:3509578
Full text not available     [PubMed]
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Comparative evaluation of conventional toothbrushing and digital cleaning in preschool children.
S Tandon, B Nandlal
March 1996, 14(1):32-6
PMID:3509576
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