C Ganss

Summary

Affiliation: University of Giessen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental erosion as oral disease. Insights in etiological factors and pathomechanisms, and current strategies for prevention and therapy
    Carolina Ganss
    Dental Clinic, Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Am J Dent 25:351-64. 2012
  2. pmc How valid are current diagnostic criteria for dental erosion?
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S41-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Tooth wear and erosion: methodological issues in epidemiological and public health research and the future research agenda
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Community Dent Health 28:191-5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Conventional and anti-erosion fluoride toothpastes: effect on enamel erosion and erosion-abrasion
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 45:581-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of the stannous ion and a biopolymer in toothpastes on enamel erosion/abrasion
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany Electronic address
    J Dent 40:1036-43. 2012
  6. pmc Current erosion indices--flawed or valid?
    C Ganss
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S1-3. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of fluoride compounds and stannous chloride as erosion inhibitors in dentine
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 44:248-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of toothbrushing on eroded dentine
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative, Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 115:390-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of fluoride compounds on enamel erosion in vitro: a comparison of amine, sodium and stannous fluoride
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 42:2-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Tooth brushing habits in uninstructed adults--frequency, technique, duration and force
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 13:203-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental erosion as oral disease. Insights in etiological factors and pathomechanisms, and current strategies for prevention and therapy
    Carolina Ganss
    Dental Clinic, Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Am J Dent 25:351-64. 2012
    ..The paper critically reviews the current literature providing a brief overview on what is known about diagnosis, prevalence, etiology and risk factors with the main focus on preventive and therapeutic strategies...
  2. pmc How valid are current diagnostic criteria for dental erosion?
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S41-9. 2008
    ..Knowledge about the validity of current diagnostic criteria of different forms of tooth wear is incomplete, therefore further research is needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Tooth wear and erosion: methodological issues in epidemiological and public health research and the future research agenda
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Community Dent Health 28:191-5. 2011
    ..This paper addresses methodological issues in the field of tooth wear and erosion research including the epidemiological indices, and identifies future work that is needed to improve knowledge about tooth wear and erosion...
  4. doi request reprint Conventional and anti-erosion fluoride toothpastes: effect on enamel erosion and erosion-abrasion
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 45:581-9. 2011
    ..Conventional NaF toothpastes reduced the erosive tissue loss, but had limited efficacy regarding the prevention of brushing abrasion. The special formulations were not superior, or were even less effective...
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy of the stannous ion and a biopolymer in toothpastes on enamel erosion/abrasion
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany Electronic address
    J Dent 40:1036-43. 2012
    ..In addition, biopolymers might have protecting potential. Aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Sn(2+) in toothpastes and of a biopolymer (chitosan) added to a Sn(2+) formulation on erosion/abrasion...
  6. pmc Current erosion indices--flawed or valid?
    C Ganss
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S1-3. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of fluoride compounds and stannous chloride as erosion inhibitors in dentine
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 44:248-52. 2010
    ..The strikingly different outcomes in the two experiments suggest reconsidering current methodologies for investigating anti-erosive strategies in dentine...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of toothbrushing on eroded dentine
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative, Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 115:390-6. 2007
    ..The results of this study do not lend support to the notion that brushing increases substance loss of eroded dentine. Profilometry was not suitable for measuring mineral loss, unless the organic material was removed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of fluoride compounds on enamel erosion in vitro: a comparison of amine, sodium and stannous fluoride
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 42:2-7. 2008
    ..7 +/- 28.4 microm) had no significant effect on erosion progression. The results indicate considerable differences between the fluoride compounds tested. Treatment with solutions containing SnF2 was most effective...
  10. doi request reprint Tooth brushing habits in uninstructed adults--frequency, technique, duration and force
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 13:203-8. 2009
    ..2% of the participants fulfilled all criteria, emphasising the ongoing need for oral hygiene education...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of toothbrushing force on the mineral content and demineralized organic matrix of eroded dentine
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:255-60. 2009
    ..Significant effects of brushing force were only found on the demineralized organic fraction, and mineral loss was unaffected. The notion that eroded dentine is particularly prone to abrasion should be reconsidered...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of calcium analysis, longitudinal microradiography and profilometry for the quantitative assessment of erosion in dentine
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 43:422-9. 2009
    ..The study revealed gross differences between methods, particularly when demineralised organic surface tissue was present. These results indicate that the choice of method is critical and depends on the parameter under study...
  13. doi request reprint Efficacy of a tin/fluoride rinse: a randomized in situ trial on erosion
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    J Dent Res 89:1214-8. 2010
    ..001 each). AmF/NaF/SnCl₂ was significantly more effective than NaF in both tissues (p ≤ 0.01). The mouthrinse containing Sn and F exhibited good efficacy, even under severe erosive conditions...
  14. doi request reprint Mechanism of action of tin-containing fluoride solutions as anti-erosive agents in dentine - an in vitro tin-uptake, tissue loss, and scanning electron microscopy study
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 118:376-84. 2010
    ..Erosion inhibition seemed to depend mainly on the incorporation of tin in the mineralized dentine when the organic portion was preserved, but on surface precipitation when the organic portion was continuously digested...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of two fluoridation measures on erosion progression in human enamel and dentine in vitro
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 35:325-30. 2001
    ..001). The intensive fluoridation significantly reduced erosion progression in enamel but had a more pronounced effect on dentine. The results suggest that subjects with erosive lesions should use an intensive fluoridation measure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of waiting periods and topical fluoride treatment on toothbrush abrasion of eroded enamel in situ
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 41:146-51. 2007
    ..s.). Waiting periods had only a minor effect, whilst the application of fluoride appeared promising...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dental erosions in subjects living on a raw food diet
    C Ganss
    Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 33:74-80. 1999
    ..Nevertheless, the results showed that a raw food diet bears an increased risk of dental erosion compared to conventional nutrition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of calcium/phosphorus analysis, longitudinal microradiography and profilometry for the quantitative assessment of erosive demineralisation
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Schlangenzahl 14, DE 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 39:178-84. 2005
    ..After 30 min erosion, LMR showed no significant correlation with the other three methods. With LMR, erosive loss below 20 microm should be interpreted with care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the impact of the organic matrix on the fluoride effect on erosion progression in human dentine using longitudinal microradiography
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Arch Oral Biol 49:931-5. 2004
    ..2 +/- 10.2 microm at Day 5) and was significantly lower compared to Groups 1 and 3 (P < or = 0.001). The results indicate that the dentine matrix is essential for the effectiveness of fluoride in dental erosion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of tooth wear in relation to different nutritional patterns including contemporary and medieval subjects
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 110:54-60. 2002
    ..The occurrence of concavities on smooth surfaces appears to be significant for the diagnosis of dental erosion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dental erosion in children and adolescents--a cross-sectional and longitudinal investigation using study models
    C Ganss
    Dental Clinic, Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus Liebeg University, Giessen, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 29:264-71. 2001
    ..To investigate the prevalence and incidence of dental erosion in children and adolescents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation between mercury concentrations in saliva, blood, and urine in subjects with amalgam restorations
    C Ganss
    Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 4:206-11. 2000
    ..001). For resting saliva the respective values were r = 0.45 (P < or = 0.001) and r = 0.60 (P < or = 0.001). Saliva testing is not an appropriate measure for estimating the mercury burden derived from dental amalgam...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparative profilometric in vitro study of the susceptibility of polished and natural human enamel and dentine surfaces to erosive demineralization
    C Ganss
    University of Giessen, Dental Clinic, Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Schlangenzahl 14, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Arch Oral Biol 45:897-902. 2000
    ..There was no correlation between erosion depths for enamel and coronal dentine, and only a weak correlation between enamel and root dentine...
  24. ncbi request reprint One year clinical evaluation of the retention and quality of two fluoride releasing sealants
    C Ganss
    Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, University of Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 3:188-93. 1999
    ..The findings suggest that placement under rubber dam increases retention rate and sealant quality and may reduce material dependent factors that are considered a cause of sealant failures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and consistency of the visual diagnosis of exposed dentine on worn occlusal/incisal surfaces
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 40:208-12. 2006
    ..27), no significant impact of professional experience was found. For inter- and intra-examiner agreement, kappa was 0.28 and 0.55, respectively. It was concluded that the diagnosis of exposed dentine is difficult...
  26. ncbi request reprint Retention of KOH-soluble fluoride on enamel and dentine under erosive conditions--A comparison of in vitro and in situ results
    Carolina Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Arch Oral Biol 52:9-14. 2007
    ..Aim of the study was to investigate the stability of CaF(2)-like precipitates on enamel and dentine under neutral or acidic conditions and to compare in vitro and in situ results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of two fluoridation measures on erosion progression in human enamel and dentine in situ
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 38:561-6. 2004
    ..0 microm. All differences were statistically significant (p < or = 0.001). The results indicate that intensive fluoridation is effective in preventing enamel and dentine from mineral loss even under severely erosive conditions...
  28. doi request reprint Efficacy of an experimental tin-F-containing solution in erosive tissue loss in enamel and dentine in situ
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 43:415-21. 2009
    ..001) in the experimental solution group. The tin-containing solution was very effective in inhibiting erosive mineral in enamel in situ, even under severe conditions and with short application times, but was less effective in dentine...
  29. doi request reprint In vitro efficacy of experimental tin- and fluoride-containing mouth rinses as anti-erosive agents in enamel
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, Giessen, Germany
    J Dent 37:944-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this in vitro study was to investigate the efficacy of various experimental tin- and fluoride-containing mouth rinses with stepwise reduced concentrations of the active agents on erosion progression in enamel...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of stannous and fluoride concentration in a mouth rinse on erosive tissue loss in enamel in vitro
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Arch Oral Biol 54:432-6. 2009
    ..8+/-2.5) and group 5 (7.6+/-5.2). Solutions with high concentrations of tin and fluoride are very effective in reducing erosive tissue loss, and their efficacy increased with increasing ratios of tin to fluoride concentrations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of titanium tetrafluoride and sodium fluoride on erosion progression in enamel and dentine in vitro
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 41:141-5. 2007
    ..4 +/- 13.4 microm and in the NaF group: 21.8 +/- 11.8 microm). Both TiF4 and NaF application reduced mineral loss both on enamel and dentine, which could open new possibilities for a symptomatic therapy of erosions...
  32. doi request reprint Tin-containing fluoride solutions as anti-erosive agents in enamel: an in vitro tin-uptake, tissue-loss, and scanning electron micrograph study
    Nadine Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 117:427-34. 2009
    ..The efficacy of tin-containing solutions seems to depend mainly on the incorporation of tin into enamel...
  33. doi request reprint Investigation of the effect of various fluoride compounds and preparations thereof on erosive tissue loss in enamel in vitro
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 43:10-6. 2009
    ..1%, even under severe conditions (E2b), with less frequent application of the experimental preparations. It should be considered for approaches for a symptomatic therapy of dental erosion...
  34. ncbi request reprint "Amalgam disease"--poisoning, allergy, or psychic disorder?
    B Gottwald
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Giessen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 204:223-9. 2001
    ..Since many of these patients are atopic without an "amalgam allergy", but with more psychic strain and notably more depression, the treatment should be focused on allergologic and psychological factors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of erosive tooth wear
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic ustus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Monogr Oral Sci 20:32-43. 2006
    ..Tools for clinical monitoring are described...
  36. doi request reprint Enzyme activities in the oral fluids of patients suffering from bulimia: a controlled clinical trial
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 46:130-9. 2012
    ..Proteolytic enzymes seem to be relevant for the initiation and progression of dental erosion directly after vomiting, maybe by both hydrolysis of demineralized dentine structures as well as modulation of the pellicle layer...
  37. doi request reprint Methods for the measurement and characterization of erosion in enamel and dentine
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Caries Res 45:13-23. 2011
    ..Novel methods have also been used, but little is known of their potential and limitations. Therefore, there is a need for their further development, evaluation, consolidation and, in particular, validation...
  38. doi request reprint Adoption of a toothbrushing technique: a controlled, randomised clinical trial
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 14:99-106. 2010
    ..Only 16% in the leaflet group and 38% in the demonstration group adopted both the technique and brushing sequence after the second instruction. The results indicate the need to improve instructional strategies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a profilometrical method for monitoring erosive tooth wear
    Nadine Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:505-11. 2005
    ..The method is indicated for special dental care in cases of severe dental erosion (e.g. eating disorders) and for clinical studies...
  40. doi request reprint Influence of the digestive enzymes trypsin and pepsin in vitro on the progression of erosion in dentine
    Nadine Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Schlangenzahl 14, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Arch Oral Biol 55:294-9. 2010
    ..This in vitro study sought to investigate whether pepsin, trypsin or the combination of both, have an influence on erosive mineral loss in dentine and whether they are able to degrade the organic matrix...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of pepsin on erosive tissue loss and the efficacy of fluoridation measures in dentine in vitro
    Nadine Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:298-305. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of pepsin on erosion progression and the efficacy of fluoride in dentine...
  42. doi request reprint Efficacy of tin-containing solutions on erosive mineral loss in enamel and dentine in situ
    Nadine Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 15:361-7. 2011
    ..The experimental solution was notably effective for enamel but was less effective for dentine. The positive control solution was less effective than the experimental solution; its effects for enamel and dentine were similar...
  43. doi request reprint Efficacy of a moisture-tolerant material for fissure sealing: a prospective randomised clinical trial
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 17:711-6. 2013
    ..To counter this problem, a moisture-tolerant sealant has been developed. The present randomised clinical trial compared such a moisture-tolerant material (Embrace) with a conventional sealant (Helioseal)...
  44. doi request reprint Relationship between plaque score and video-monitored brushing performance after repeated instruction-a controlled, randomised clinical trial
    N Schlueter
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic of the Justus Liebig University, Schlangenzahl 14, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 17:659-67. 2013
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  45. ncbi request reprint Definition of erosion and links to tooth wear
    C Ganss
    Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Dental Clinic, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Monogr Oral Sci 20:9-16. 2006
    ..The impact of dental erosion on oral health is discussed. However, it can be concluded that in most cases dental erosion is best described as a condition, with the acid being of nonpathological origin...
  46. pmc Is diagnosing exposed dentine a suitable tool for grading erosive loss?
    W Peter Holbrook
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S33-9. 2008
    ..There has still been very little longitudinal investigation of the significance of exposed dentine as a prognostic indicator. Further work and discussion is needed to reevaluate the explanative power of current grading procedures...
  47. pmc Current erosion indices--flawed or valid? Summary
    Alix Young
    Department of Cariology and Gerodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Oral Investig 12:S59-63. 2008
    ....