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Sedation versus general anaesthesia for provision of dental treatment to patients younger than 18 years.
BACKGROUND: A significant proportion of children have caries requiring restorations or extractions, and some of these children will not accept this treatment under local anaesthetic. Historically this has been managed by ...
Oral health promotion: the economic benefits to the NHS of increased use of sugarfree gum in the UK.
INTRODUCTION: The effect of sugarfree gum (SFG) on the prevention of dental caries has been established for some time. With increased constraints placed on healthcare budgets, the importance of economic considerations in ...
Interventions for the management of mandibular fractures.
BACKGROUND: Fractures of the mandible (lower jaw) are a common occurrence and usually related to interpersonal violence or road traffic accidents. Mandibular fractures may be treated using open (surgical) and closed ...
Preoperative analgesics for additional pain relief in children and adolescents having dental treatment.
BACKGROUND: Fear of dental pain is a major barrier to treatment for children who need dental care. The use of preoperative analgesics has the potential to reduce postoperative discomfort and intraoperative pain. We reviewed ...
Social anxiety in orthognathic patients.
There is evidence that patients seeking orthognathic treatment may be motivated by social anxiety disorder (SAD). The aim of this study was to investigate SAD in orthognathic patients using the Brief Fear of Negative ...
The use of a mobile app to motivate evidence-based oral hygiene behaviour.
INTRODUCTION: Mobile apps are software programmes that run on smartphones and other mobile devices. Mobile health apps can help people manage their own health and wellness, promote healthy living and gain access to useful ...