S Petti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Caries-preventive effect of chlorhexidine gel applications among high-risk children
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Department of Public Health Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Caries Res 40:514-21. 2006
  2. pmc The magnitude of tobacco smoking-betel quid chewing-alcohol drinking interaction effect on oral cancer in South-East Asia. A meta-analysis of observational studies
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e78999. 2013
  3. pmc Joint and independent effects of alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking on oral cancer: a large case-control study
    José Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes
    School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 8:e68132. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of disposable barriers, disinfection, and cleaning on controlling methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus environmental contamination
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 41:836-40. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol is not a risk factor for oral cancer in nonsmoking, betel quid non-chewing individuals. A meta-analysis update
    S Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 25:3-14. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Detection of oral streptococci in dental unit water lines after therapy with air turbine handpiece: biological fluid retraction more frequent than expected
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Future Microbiol 8:413-21. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Orofacial diseases in solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    S Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Oral Dis 19:18-36. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Long-term survival curve of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on clinical contact surfaces in natural-like conditions
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 40:1010-2. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Revisiting the association between alcohol drinking and oral cancer in nonsmoking and betel quid non-chewing individuals
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e1-6. 2012
  10. pmc Italian multicenter study on infection hazards during dental practice: control of environmental microbial contamination in public dental surgeries
    Paolo Castiglia
    Istituto di Igiene e Medicina Preventiva, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Via P, Manzella 4, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    BMC Public Health 8:187. 2008

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Caries-preventive effect of chlorhexidine gel applications among high-risk children
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Department of Public Health Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Caries Res 40:514-21. 2006
    ..19), while high-risk children were 4 times more likely to show new lesions than low-risk children (OR = 3.71; 95% confidence interval 1.53-9.03). CHX gel applications showed moderate anti-MS effect but negligible caries-preventive effect...
  2. pmc The magnitude of tobacco smoking-betel quid chewing-alcohol drinking interaction effect on oral cancer in South-East Asia. A meta-analysis of observational studies
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e78999. 2013
    ..Effective oral cancer control policies must consider concurrent tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, betel quid chewing usages as a unique unhealthy lifestyle. ..
  3. pmc Joint and independent effects of alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking on oral cancer: a large case-control study
    José Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes
    School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 8:e68132. 2013
    ..OC control policies should focus on addictive behaviours rather than on single lifestyle risk factors. ..
  4. doi request reprint Effect of disposable barriers, disinfection, and cleaning on controlling methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus environmental contamination
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 41:836-40. 2013
    ..Because these procedures may be costly, impractical, and/or toxic, we compared their effect against traditional detergent-based cleaning for decontaminating a dental chair sprayed with MRSA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Alcohol is not a risk factor for oral cancer in nonsmoking, betel quid non-chewing individuals. A meta-analysis update
    S Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ig 25:3-14. 2013
    ..However, the previous study could be excessively influenced by a large primary study, which yielded more than 50% of the weight of all the primary studies. Therefore, we updated this analysis using only recent studies...
  6. doi request reprint Detection of oral streptococci in dental unit water lines after therapy with air turbine handpiece: biological fluid retraction more frequent than expected
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Future Microbiol 8:413-21. 2013
    ..We investigated oral streptococci detection rate in DUWLs in a representative sample of private offices in real-life conditions...
  7. doi request reprint Orofacial diseases in solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients
    S Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Oral Dis 19:18-36. 2013
    ..This global overview of SOT/HSCT-associated orofacial diseases is aimed at providing a practical instrument for the oral healthcare management of SOT/HSCT recipients...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term survival curve of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on clinical contact surfaces in natural-like conditions
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 40:1010-2. 2012
    ..Thus, whereas the risk for infection through shared surfaces is probably minimal, the risk for MRSA diffusion in the community is high...
  9. doi request reprint Revisiting the association between alcohol drinking and oral cancer in nonsmoking and betel quid non-chewing individuals
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e1-6. 2012
    ..In order to assess the independent association between drinking and OC, this pooled analysis focused on subjects who were not exposed to such effect modifiers...
  10. pmc Italian multicenter study on infection hazards during dental practice: control of environmental microbial contamination in public dental surgeries
    Paolo Castiglia
    Istituto di Igiene e Medicina Preventiva, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Via P, Manzella 4, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    BMC Public Health 8:187. 2008
    ..The present study assessed microbial contamination in Italian dental surgeries...
  11. doi request reprint Dentists' awareness toward vaccine preventable diseases
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sanarelli Building, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, I 00185, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 29:8108-12. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint The magnitude of the association between hepatitis C virus infection and oral lichen planus: meta-analysis and case control study
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sanarelli Building, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Odontology 99:168-78. 2011
    ..The fraction of global OLP cases associated with HCV (population attributable fraction) was 2.1% (95CI 1.9-2.2%). Although HCV and OLP were significantly associated, the majority of OLP patients were not affected by HCV...
  13. doi request reprint Why guidelines for early childhood caries prevention could be ineffective amongst children at high risk
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Sanarelli Hygiene Building, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Dent 38:946-55. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants of oral cancer at the national level: just a question of smoking and alcohol drinking prevalence?
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sanarelli Hygiene Building, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome 00185, Italy
    Odontology 98:144-52. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint The association between soft drink consumption and caries risk among low-income African-American children is not clear
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sanarelli Hygiene Building, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, I 00185, Rome Italy
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 10:117-21. 2010
    ..TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Cohort study LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 3: Other evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Not applicable...
  16. doi request reprint Polyphenols, oral health and disease: A review
    Stefano Petti
    Sanarelli Department of Public Health Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome 00185, Italy
    J Dent 37:413-23. 2009
    ..This review seeks to investigate the preventive PP activity against oral diseases...
  17. doi request reprint Lifestyle risk factors for oral cancer
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health Sciences G Sanarelli, Sapienza University, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:340-50. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission in the dental healthcare setting: a narrative review
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1109-15. 2011
    ..Recently, publication of specific studies have made it possible to review such risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activity of yoghurt against viridans streptococci in vitro
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Department of Public Health Sciences, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 53:985-90. 2008
    ..It is not clear whether this decrease is due to the bactericidal activity of yoghurt or other mechanisms. The present study investigated the differences in susceptibility to yoghurt between several strains of viridans streptococci...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rampant early childhood dental decay: an example from Italy
    S Petti
    Sanarelli Hygiene Institute, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Public Health Dent 60:159-66. 2000
    ..This study sought to estimate the prevalence and related prediction factors for dental caries in 3- to 5-year-old children in Rome, Italy...
  21. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of the effect of yoghurt on the human salivary microflora
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Hygiene Institute, La Sapienza University, P le A Moro 5, I 00185, Rome, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 46:705-12. 2001
    ..These results suggest that yoghurt does have some activity against the salivary microflora, but this does not seem to be due to the installation of yoghurt microorganisms in the mouth...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of oral leukoplakia in a sample of adult subjects of Rome]
    S Petti
    Dip di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica G Sanarelli, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
    Ann Ig 14:321-7. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Pooled estimate of world leukoplakia prevalence: a systematic review
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health Sciences G Sanarelli, University La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Oral Oncol 39:770-80. 2003
    ..Using these data, the crude annual oral cancer incidence rate attributable to leukoplakia would be between 6.2 and 29.1 per 100000, thus suggesting that the global number of oral cancer cases is probably underreported...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Comparison between different methods to monitor the microbial level of indoor air contamination in the dental office]
    S Petti
    Dipartimento di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica G Sanarelli, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
    Ann Ig 15:725-33. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the complex and expensive method (SO level assessed by SAS) seems more reliable for low aerial contamination levels, whereas for high levels, more simple and cheap methods could also be used...
  25. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer: the association between nation-based alcohol-drinking profiles and oral cancer mortality
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health Sciences, G Sanarelli, University, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Oral Oncol 41:828-34. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer knowledge and awareness: primary and secondary effects of an information leaflet
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health Sciences G Sanarelli, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Oral Oncol 43:408-15. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the information leaflet had a significant effect in raising the long-term oral cancer knowledge in the general public. It also had a secondary effect on disease awareness in the locale...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association between different alcoholic beverages and leukoplakia among non- to moderate-drinking adults: a matched case-control study
    Stefano Petti
    G Sanarelli Department of Public Health Sciences, La Sapienza University, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:521-7. 2006
    ..Among heavy smokers, the preventive effect of wine was more than multiplicative...
  28. ncbi request reprint Detection and quantification of dental unit water line contamination by oral streptococci
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health Sciences G Sanarelli, University La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome 00185, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:504-9. 2006
    ..2) To test whether measurement of the total cultivable mesophilic flora (TCF), the parameter commonly used to monitor water quality in DUWs, is an effective predictor for OS contamination...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nutritional variables related to gingival health in adolescent girls
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Hygiene Institute, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 28:407-13. 2000
    ..The data suggest that some dietary measures may be useful for the maintenance of healthy gingival status...
  30. ncbi request reprint Caries prediction by multiple salivary mutans streptococcal counts in caries-free children with different levels of fluoride exposure, oral hygiene and sucrose intake
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Hygiene Institute, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Caries Res 34:380-7. 2000
    ..4%, specificity 93.7%, J 0.51), while it was low for the other groups. Sucrose exposure did not significantly affect the predictive power of the ms test.sion...
  31. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity: a risk factor for traumatic injuries to anterior teeth
    S Petti
    G Sanarelli Hygiene Institute, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Endod Dent Traumatol 13:285-8. 1997
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  32. ncbi request reprint Salivary levels of mutans streptococci associated with restorations: a case-control study
    S Petti
    G. Sanarelli Department of Public Health Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 24:281-8. 2001
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  33. ncbi request reprint [Health-related behaviour and HCV prevalence among elderly and younger adults in an isolated community close to Rome (Italy)]
    S Iannazzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica G Sanarelli, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
    Ann Ig 15:477-85. 2003
    ..Moreover, dental therapy was not related to an increased risk for infection, providing that the treatment has been made by a "true" dentist. Finally, the intrafamiliar transmission was not supported by the present data...
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of the dental team in preventing and diagnosing cancer: 5. Alcohol and the role of the dentist in alcohol cessation
    Stefano Petti
    Department of Public Health Sciences, G Sanarelli, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Dent Update 32:454-5, 458-60, 462. 2005
    ..This paper makes recommendations for interventions by health professionals to encourage and aid cessation of alcohol use as a part of prevention of oral cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comment on Li and Wang's eight-year longitudinal study of caries on primary teeth
    Stefano Petti
    J Dent Res 81:804; author reply 805-6. 2002