G Pizzo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Palermo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Root resorption and orthodontic treatment. Review of the literature
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 56:31-44. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis and preterm delivery. A review of the literature
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 54:1-14. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint In vitro antibacterial activity of endodontic sealers
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Dent 34:35-40. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of antimicrobial sprays and mouthrinses on supragingival plaque regrowth: a comparative study
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Periodontol 77:248-56. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Smoking cessation counselling and dental team]
    G Pizzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche G Messina, Universita degli Studi di Palermo
    Ann Ig 18:155-70. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Biotypes and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) profiles of subgingival Candida albicans isolates in HIV infection
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy
    New Microbiol 28:75-82. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint In vitro antifungal properties of mouthrinses containing antimicrobial agents
    G Giuliana
    Department of Periodontology, University of Palermo, School of Dentistry, Italy
    J Periodontol 68:729-33. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint In vitro activities of antimicrobial agents against Candida species
    G Giuliana
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University of Palermo, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 87:44-9. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of an amine fluoride/stannous fluoride and an antimicrobial host protein mouthrinse on supragingival plaque regrowth
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Periodontol 75:852-7. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Demographic and behavioural profiles of patients with common oral mucosal lesions by a homogeneity analysis
    D Matranga
    Department of Biopathology and Medical and Forensic Biotechnologies, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Oral Dis 18:396-401. 2012

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Root resorption and orthodontic treatment. Review of the literature
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 56:31-44. 2007
    ..The periodic radiographic control during the treatment is necessary in order to detect the occurrence of root damages and quickly reassess the treatment goals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis and preterm delivery. A review of the literature
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 54:1-14. 2005
    ..If these results are confirmed in further intervention studies, then prevention and treatment of periodontitis should be considered as a necessary part of prenatal care...
  3. ncbi request reprint In vitro antibacterial activity of endodontic sealers
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Dent 34:35-40. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of antimicrobial sprays and mouthrinses on supragingival plaque regrowth: a comparative study
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Periodontol 77:248-56. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the plaque inhibitory effects of CHX, cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC), and triclosan (TRN) delivered by sprays and mouthrinses...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Smoking cessation counselling and dental team]
    G Pizzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche G Messina, Universita degli Studi di Palermo
    Ann Ig 18:155-70. 2006
    ..Dentists and dental hygienists, therefore, should be trained on smoking cessation counselling and dental offices should incorporate this service into routine patient care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biotypes and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) profiles of subgingival Candida albicans isolates in HIV infection
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy
    New Microbiol 28:75-82. 2005
    ..These findings, obtained from HIV+ subjects living in Southern Italy, may be useful as baseline information on subgingival C. albicans colonization in the Mediterranean area...
  7. ncbi request reprint In vitro antifungal properties of mouthrinses containing antimicrobial agents
    G Giuliana
    Department of Periodontology, University of Palermo, School of Dentistry, Italy
    J Periodontol 68:729-33. 1997
    ..However, the effectiveness of antimicrobial mouthrinses as antifungal agents needs to be evaluated in further clinical trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint In vitro activities of antimicrobial agents against Candida species
    G Giuliana
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University of Palermo, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 87:44-9. 1999
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the in vitro antifungal and fungicidal activities of antimicrobials alone...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of an amine fluoride/stannous fluoride and an antimicrobial host protein mouthrinse on supragingival plaque regrowth
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Periodontol 75:852-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the plaque inhibitory effects of two mouthrinses containing amine fluoride/stannous fluoride (ASF) and antimicrobial host proteins (lactoperoxidase, lysozyme and lactoferrin; LLL), respectively...
  10. doi request reprint Demographic and behavioural profiles of patients with common oral mucosal lesions by a homogeneity analysis
    D Matranga
    Department of Biopathology and Medical and Forensic Biotechnologies, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Oral Dis 18:396-401. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the main oral mucosal lesions (OMLs) within a hospital base and to provide an anamnestic, diagnostic model based on homogeneity analysis of some variables...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of antimicrobial mouthrinses on the in vitro adhesion of Candida albicans to human buccal epithelial cells
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 5:172-6. 2001
    ..Clinical trials are warranted on the effectiveness of these products in reducing oral Candida carriage...
  12. doi request reprint Attitudes of Italian dental and dental hygiene students toward tobacco-use cessation
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Dent Educ 14:17-25. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in human immunodeficiency virus-related oral lesions: an Italian study
    G Campisi
    Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 91:546-51. 2001
    ..2). CONCLUSION: The prevalence of HIV-related oral lesions was significantly higher in women than in men, especially for oral candidiasis, the most common lesion observed related to immune status and HIV-1 viral load...
  14. ncbi request reprint Identification of Candida dubliniensis among oral yeast isolates from an Italian population of human immunodeficiency virus-infected (HIV+) subjects
    G M Giammanco
    Department of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 17:89-94. 2002
    ..5 microg/ml). The combination of CAC medium screening with growth at 45 degrees C and TTC reduction tests may represent a simple, reliable and inexpensive identification protocol for C. dubliniensis...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of immersion disinfection procedures on dimensional stability of two elastomeric impression materials
    Dario Melilli
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Oral Sci 50:441-6. 2008
    ..0014 for PVS). The dimensional change of all material/disinfectant combinations was always <or=0.5%. Therefore, the effects of immersion disinfection on the dimension of elastomers in SP or MD are not clinically relevant...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oral manifestations of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome: a paediatric case report
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 9:19-22. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Candidal carriage in the oral cavity of human immunodeficiency virus-infected subjects
    Giuseppina Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Oral Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 93:281-6. 2002
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  18. doi request reprint Risk factors of oral candidosis: a twofold approach of study by fuzzy logic and traditional statistic
    G Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Arch Oral Biol 53:388-97. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Plaque removal efficacy of power and manual toothbrushes: a comparative study
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 14:375-81. 2010
    ..The PC 8500 was safe to oral tissues in long-term use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Community water fluoridation and caries prevention: a critical review
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 11:189-93. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of sugar-free chewing gums on dental plaque regrowth: a comparative study
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Dent 35:503-8. 2007
    ..The incorporation of additives, such as enzymes, abrasives and divalent metal ions, into gum formulations might improve their antiplaque activity, particularly at the buccal and lingual surfaces of the teeth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and socio-behavioral determinants of dental caries in Sicilian schoolchildren
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 16:PH83-9. 2010
    ..This study investigated the prevalence of caries in schoolchildren in the city of Palermo, Sicily, and assessed the relationship between socio-behavioral determinants and caries...
  23. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the antibacterial activity of cured dentin/enamel adhesive incorporating the antimicrobial agent MDPB
    Giovanni M Giammanco
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy
    New Microbiol 32:385-90. 2009
    ..As suggested by both the DCT and the ADT, the antibacterial effect of the two adhesives depends on direct contact and does not seem to be related to the diffusion of soluble components...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of an essential oil and an amine fluoride/stannous fluoride mouthrinse on supragingival plaque regrowth
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Periodontol 79:1177-83. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the plaque-inhibiting effects of two commercially available mouthrinses containing ASF and EO, respectively...
  25. ncbi request reprint Genetic disorders and periodontal health: a literature review
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 15:RA167-78. 2009
    ..In patients affected by genetic disorders, the response to treatment is not always as expected, and sometimes the progression of periodontal disease is inevitable despite adequate maintenance treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Resistance to disinfection of a polymicrobial association contaminating the surface of elastomeric dental impressions
    Giovanni M Giammanco
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Section of Microbiology, University of Palermo, Italy
    New Microbiol 32:167-72. 2009
    ..Disinfectants should be tested according to conditions encountered in everyday clinical practice and the need for immediate disinfection of impressions should be clearly indicated by manufacturers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Oral dysphagia. An unique symptom for a wide spectrum of diseases
    G Campisi
    Department of Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Panminerva Med 51:125-31. 2009
    ..This paper describes the major oral and systemic diseases that may manifest themselves with oral manifestations inducing dysphagia. Clinical management guidelines in dysphagia triggered by neuromyogenic pathogenesis are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint A combined treatment regimen for desquamative gingivitis in patients with oral lichen planus
    R Guiglia
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:110-6. 2007
    ..Chronic desquamative gingivitis (DG) is a condition characterized by erythema, ulceration, and desquamation of the free and attached gingiva, usually expression of a district-systemic disease, such as oral lichen planus (OLP)...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Request of dental care and periodontal treatment needs in a population sample of Palermo]
    G Pizzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche, Giuseppe Messina, Sezione di Parodontologia, Universita degli Studi, Palermo, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 51:35-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the present investigation was to assess the relationships between the request of dental care and the periodontal treatment needs in a population sample of Palermo...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of a nonsurgical exercise program on the decreased mouth opening in patients with systemic scleroderma
    G Pizzo
    Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Periodontology, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Clin Oral Investig 7:175-8. 2003
    ..The edentulous subjects also experienced less difficulty inserting their own dentures. These findings suggest that regular application of the proposed exercise program may be useful in the management of microstomia in SSD patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Edentulousness and prosthetic treatment needs in a sample of the adult inhabitants of Palermo (Italy)]
    D Melilli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche G Messina, Universita degli Studi di Palermo
    Ann Ig 22:69-81. 2010
    ..01). The results of the present study show that the adult inhabitants of Palermo had high level of partial edentulousness and low level of denture wearing. The majority of existing removable dentures required relining or replacement...
  32. ncbi request reprint Candida pararugosa isolation from the oral cavity of an Italian denture wearer
    Giovanni M Giammanco
    Department of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Res Microbiol 155:571-4. 2004
    ..The identification procedure we used could be useful in elucidating the epidemiology of C. pararugosa and for establishing its clinical significance...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Necrotizing periodontal disease: an update]
    Giuseppe Pizzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche G Messina, Universita degli Studi di Palermo
    Recenti Prog Med 99:422-31. 2008
    ..The treatment of NPD is dependent on the presence of pain and gingival necrosis. Systemic antibiotic therapy is recommended when a systemic disease is suspected...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease: correlation or simple coincidence?]
    Rosario Guiglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Stomatologiche G Messina, Universita, Palermo
    Recenti Prog Med 98:426-32. 2007
    ..If these results are confirmed in further intervention studies, the prevention and the treatment of periodontitis should be considered as factors able to avoid or reduced the onset and/or evolution of cardiovascular diseases...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical and microbiologic effects of subgingival controlled-release delivery of chlorhexidine chip in the treatment of periodontitis: a multicenter study
    Michele Paolantonio
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Periodontol 79:271-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to provide further data on the clinical and microbiologic effects of CHX chips when used as an adjunct to SRP...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Dysphagia in oral medicine]
    Chiara Di Liberto
    Unità Complessa di Odontoiatria, Settore di Medicina Orale, Dipartimento Scienze Stomatologiche G Messina, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Paolo Giaccone, Palermo
    Recenti Prog Med 97:46-54. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo anticryptococcal activities of a new pyrazolo-isothiazole derivative
    Francesco Barchiesi
    Istituto di Malattie Infettive e Medicina Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Ancona, Azienda Ospedaliera Umberto Io, Via Conca 60020, Torrette di Ancona, Ancona
    J Antimicrob Chemother 51:167-70. 2003
    ..In a murine model of systemic cryptococcosis, G8 was effective at prolonging survival compared with the controls. Our data indicate that this new derivative has a potential therapeutic role in infections caused by C. neoformans...