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Evaluating the quality and efficacy of care provided by extended care permit dental hygienists in a school based dental home
Lack of access to oral health care is a growing problem for low income children in the United States. One proposed solution to this problem is utilizing dental hygienists to the full extent of their education and training. ...
Orthodontic bracket bond strength and resin composite adhesive degree of conversion associated with type of curing unit and total energy
This study examined the effect of light curing sources on shear bond strength and degree of conversion of orthodontic resin composite adhesive as function of type of curing unit and total energy, as well as evaluated the ...
Modeling the soft tissues of the knee joint
Computational modeling of the knee helps us better understand the forces and strains placed on knee structures, such as the ligaments and cartilage, during ambulatory activities. With better understanding of ligament strains ...
A pilot study evaluating the effect of collagen sponges on healing and pain following tooth extraction
Background: Clinicians often use collagen-derived matrices to aid in the regeneration of periodontal tissue during periodontal therapy; other uses of these materials include clot stabilization, wound protection, and patient ...
Voluntary teeth clenching during exercise in a natural environment: prevalence and gender differences
Background/Objectives: Voluntary teeth clenching (VTC) has been researched with respect to performance enhancement, but little evidence has verified its prevalence. This study's objective was to determine if VTC occurred ...
The effect of phosphoric acid etch in conjunction with self-etching primer on enamel surfaces and resultant orthodontic bracket bond strength
This study examined the methods of preparing the enamel surface for orthodontic bracket adhesion in overcoming pellicle and possible fluid contamination from prebonding cleaning techniques and the effect of these treatments ...