Amir Azarpazhooh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incidence of first ever stroke during Hajj ceremony
    Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:193. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Prions in dentistry--what are they, should we be concerned, and what can we do?
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:53-60. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the association between respiratory diseases and oral health
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Periodontol 77:1465-82. 2006
  4. pmc Dental treatment needs in the Canadian population: analysis of a nationwide cross-sectional survey
    Chantel Ramraj
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Oral Health 12:46. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of bacteriophage treatment on Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms
    Alysen Phee
    Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 39:364-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Technique acquisition in the use of two thermoplasticized root filling methods by inexperienced dental students: a microcomputed tomography analysis
    Mana Mirfendereski
    Discipline of Endodontics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 35:1512-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Pit and fissure sealants in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:171-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A survey of patients' preferences for the treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Endod 39:1534-41. 2013
  9. pmc Time loss due to dental problems and treatment in the Canadian population: analysis of a nationwide cross-sectional survey
    Alyssa Hayes
    Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Oral Health 13:17. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The application of ozone in dentistry: a systematic review of literature
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics and Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1G6 Canada
    J Dent 36:104-16. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Incidence of first ever stroke during Hajj ceremony
    Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:193. 2013
    ..The Hajj Ceremony, the largest annual gathering in the world, is the most important life event for any Muslim. This study was designed to evaluate the incidence of stroke among Iranian pilgrims during the Hajj ceremony...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prions in dentistry--what are they, should we be concerned, and what can we do?
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:53-60. 2006
    ..To briefly review the characteristics of prions, the risk of transmission and implications for infection control in dentistry...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the association between respiratory diseases and oral health
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Periodontol 77:1465-82. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review was to investigate evidence for a possible etiological association between oral health and pneumonia or other respiratory diseases...
  4. pmc Dental treatment needs in the Canadian population: analysis of a nationwide cross-sectional survey
    Chantel Ramraj
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Oral Health 12:46. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the normative treatment needs of a nationally representative sample of Canadians and describe how these needs were distributed...
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of bacteriophage treatment on Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms
    Alysen Phee
    Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 39:364-9. 2013
    ..This study examined the potential use of phage therapy against Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain PA14 biofilms in a root canal model...
  6. doi request reprint Technique acquisition in the use of two thermoplasticized root filling methods by inexperienced dental students: a microcomputed tomography analysis
    Mana Mirfendereski
    Discipline of Endodontics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 35:1512-7. 2009
    ..Limited endodontic experiences in dental schools suggest the need for easy-to-learn techniques. Therefore, two simplified root filling methods were assessed for adequacy and expediency when performed by inexperienced students...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pit and fissure sealants in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:171-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the evidence for sealants as a means to prevent caries in children and adolescents and, in the presence of suitable supporting evidence, to develop a protocol for the application of sealants...
  8. doi request reprint A survey of patients' preferences for the treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Endod 39:1534-41. 2013
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  9. pmc Time loss due to dental problems and treatment in the Canadian population: analysis of a nationwide cross-sectional survey
    Alyssa Hayes
    Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Oral Health 13:17. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint The application of ozone in dentistry: a systematic review of literature
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics and Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1G6 Canada
    J Dent 36:104-16. 2008
    ..1) To systematically review the clinical application and remineralization potentials of ozone in dentistry; (2) To summarize the available in vitro applications of ozone in dentistry...
  11. doi request reprint Public preferences for seeking publicly financed dental care and professional preferences for structuring it
    Carlos Quiñonez
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:152-8. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Synergistic effect of microbubble emulsion and sonic or ultrasonic agitation on endodontic biofilm in vitro
    Andrew Halford
    Discipline of Endodontics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Endod 38:1530-4. 2012
    ..This study examined the effects of microbubble emulsion (ME) combined with sonic or ultrasonic agitation on irrigation dynamics and reduction of biofilm bacteria within root canal models...
  13. doi request reprint A survey of dentists' preferences for the treatment of teeth with apical periodontitis
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Endod 39:1226-33. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Separating fact from fiction: use of high-level evidence from research syntheses to identify diseases and disorders associated with periodontal disease
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Division of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Room 521A, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6
    J Can Dent Assoc 78:c25. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Xylitol for preventing acute otitis media in children up to 12 years of age
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Discipline of Dental Public Health, Discipline of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 521 A, 124 Edward St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1G6
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD007095. 2011
    ..Xylitol can reduce the adherence of Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) and Haemophilus influenzae (H. influenzae) to nasopharyngeal cells in vitro...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of casein derivatives: a systematic review of the literature
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:915-24; quiz 994-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this article was to review systematically the clinical trials of casein derivatives (specifically casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate [CPP-ACP] complex) used in dentistry...
  17. doi request reprint Prion disease: the implications for dentistry
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 34:1158-66. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Evaluating the effect of an ozone delivery system on the reversal of dentin hypersensitivity: a randomized, double-blinded clinical trial
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 35:1-9. 2009
    ..There was a large placebo effect that narrowed the range over which to detect treatment differences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is there a risk of harm or toxicity in the placement of pit and fissure sealant materials? A systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:179-83. 2008
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate whether the placement of pit and fissure sealant materials causes toxicity, and thus harms patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fluoride varnish in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:73-9. 2008
    ..To develop a scientifically current and evidence-based protocol for the use of fluoride varnish for the prevention of dental caries among high-risk children and adolescents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Structured or unstructured personnel interviews?
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
    Healthc Manage Forum 21:33-43. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical root canal treatment may reduce the prevalence and severity of pain of endodontic origin within 1 day following treatment and substantially to minimal levels in 7 days
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Biological and Diagnostic Sciences, Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 12:12-3. 2012
    ..LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence. STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endodontic surgery prognostic factors
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Disciplines of Dental Public Health and Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada
    Evid Based Dent 12:12-3. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint Torsional profiles of new and used 20/.06 GT series X and GT rotary endodontic instruments
    Tina Kell
    Discipline of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Endod 35:1278-81. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the torsional profiles of new and used 20/0.06 GT series X (GTX) and GT (GT) instruments (Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted learning in orthodontic education: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Thikriat S Al-Jewair
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6
    J Dent Educ 73:730-9. 2009
    ..No conclusions can be drawn about the time efficiency of CAL. Further studies are warranted to examine other important outcomes, including CAL efficacy in teaching other orthodontic topics, cost-effectiveness, and knowledge retention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fluoride varnish in the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescents: a systematic review
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Hawaii Dent J 40:6-7, 10-3; quiz 17. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Introducing dental students to evidence-based decisions in dental care
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Dent Educ 72:87-109. 2008
    ..It is essential to establish the fundamentals of evidence-based practice during the undergraduate curriculum to assist dental students in learning the skills to practice evidence-based dentistry...
  28. doi request reprint The effect of photodynamic therapy for periodontitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amir Azarpazhooh
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit and Division of Endodontics, University of Toronto, 124 Edward St, Toronto, ON M5G 1G6, Canada
    J Periodontol 81:4-14. 2010
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