third molar

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Summary: The aftermost permanent tooth on each side in the maxilla and mandible.

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  1. ncbi Ectopic mandibular third molar in the ramus region: report of a case and literature review
    Chun Cheng Wang
    Graduate School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:155-61. 2008
  2. ncbi Prognosis of third molar eruption: a comparison of three predictive methods
    A Lucchese
    School of Dentistry, Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Prog Orthod 4:4-19. 2003
  3. doi Patients' perception of recovery after third molar surgery following postoperative treatment with moxifloxacin versus amoxicillin and clavulanic acid: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study
    Jacobo Limeres
    Special Needs Unit, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:286-91. 2009
  4. ncbi Third molar position: reliability of panoramic radiography
    Yoichi Nakagawa
    Second Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1303-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Complications of third molar surgery
    Gary F Bouloux
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 B Clifton Road NE, Suite 2300 B, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:117-28, vii. 2007
  6. doi Cystic changes in dental follicle associated with radiographically normal impacted mandibular third molar
    G H L Saravana
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KGF College of Dental Science, Karnataka, India
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:552-3. 2008
  7. doi Effect of third molar surgery on oral health-related quality of life in the first postoperative week using Dutch version of Oral Health Impact Profile-14
    Arjen van Wijk
    Department of Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1026-31. 2009
  8. ncbi Can third molar surgery improve quality of life? A 6-month cohort study
    Colman McGrath
    Faculty of Dentistry, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:759-63; discussion 764-5. 2003
  9. ncbi Influence of lower third molar position on the incidence of preoperative complications
    Nieves Almendros-Marqués
    School of Dentistry, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:725-32. 2006
  10. ncbi Panoramic radiographic risk factors for inferior alveolar nerve injury after third molar extraction
    Bart F Blaeser
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:417-21. 2003

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  1. ncbi Ectopic mandibular third molar in the ramus region: report of a case and literature review
    Chun Cheng Wang
    Graduate School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:155-61. 2008
    Ectopic mandibular third molar is a rare condition, and information is limited about its causes and characteristics...
  2. ncbi Prognosis of third molar eruption: a comparison of three predictive methods
    A Lucchese
    School of Dentistry, Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Prog Orthod 4:4-19. 2003
    Prediction of third molar eruption carries significant prognostic importance. There have been various reports of methods to predict the probability of impaction of these teeth...
  3. doi Patients' perception of recovery after third molar surgery following postoperative treatment with moxifloxacin versus amoxicillin and clavulanic acid: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study
    Jacobo Limeres
    Special Needs Unit, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:286-91. 2009
    To analyze the impact of the postoperative administration of moxifloxacin (MXF) on oral function and quality of life after third molar (TM) surgery.
  4. ncbi Third molar position: reliability of panoramic radiography
    Yoichi Nakagawa
    Second Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1303-8. 2007
    ..study was to determine whether panoramic radiographs could predict physical contact between the mandibular third molar and the mandibular canal on limited cone-beam computed tomography, known as dental 3D-CT (3-dimensional ..
  5. ncbi Complications of third molar surgery
    Gary F Bouloux
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 B Clifton Road NE, Suite 2300 B, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:117-28, vii. 2007
    ..Factors thought to influence the incidence of complications after third molar removal include age, gender, medical history, oral contraceptives, presence of pericoronitis, poor oral hygiene,..
  6. doi Cystic changes in dental follicle associated with radiographically normal impacted mandibular third molar
    G H L Saravana
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KGF College of Dental Science, Karnataka, India
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:552-3. 2008
    ..We studied 100 patients who had a radiographically normal asymptomatic impacted lower third molar (<2.4mm radiolucency). The incidence of cystic changes in the dental follicle was 46%...
  7. doi Effect of third molar surgery on oral health-related quality of life in the first postoperative week using Dutch version of Oral Health Impact Profile-14
    Arjen van Wijk
    Department of Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1026-31. 2009
    The present study investigated the effect of third molar surgery on oral health-related quality of life, related to pain and clinical variables, in the first postoperative week using the Dutch version of the 14-item Oral Health Impact ..
  8. ncbi Can third molar surgery improve quality of life? A 6-month cohort study
    Colman McGrath
    Faculty of Dentistry, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:759-63; discussion 764-5. 2003
    ..patients' perceptions of changes in oral health-related quality of life (OHQOL) over a 6-month period after third molar surgery. Patients and Methods: One hundred patients participated in this prospective study...
  9. ncbi Influence of lower third molar position on the incidence of preoperative complications
    Nieves Almendros-Marqués
    School of Dentistry, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:725-32. 2006
    The present study sought to relate the clinical outcome of mandibular third molar impaction surgery to the orthopanoramic radiographically determined position of the affected teeth based on the classifications of Pell and Gregory, and ..
  10. ncbi Panoramic radiographic risk factors for inferior alveolar nerve injury after third molar extraction
    Bart F Blaeser
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:417-21. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to estimate the association between specific panoramic radiographic signs and inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury during mandibular third molar removal.
  11. ncbi Developmental stages of the third molar in Israeli children
    Haim Sarnat
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, TelAviv University, TelAviv, Israel
    Pediatr Dent 25:373-7. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to examine the developmental stages of the third molar in Israeli children, compare its development in boys and girls, in the maxilla and mandible, right to left sides in various age groups, and relate the ..
  12. ncbi Inferior alveolar nerve damage after lower third molar surgical extraction: a prospective study of 1117 surgical extractions
    E Valmaseda-Castellón
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:377-83. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) damage after surgical removal of lower third molars, to identify the causes, and to construct a predictive model to assess the risk of IAN injury...
  13. ncbi Factors predictive of difficulty of mandibular third molar surgery
    T Renton
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Guys King s School of Medicine, King s College London
    Br Dent J 190:607-10. 2001
    Historically the difficulty of third molar surgery has been judged using radiologically assessed dental factors specifically tooth morphology and position...
  14. doi Assessment of difficulty in third molar surgery--a systematic review
    Oladimeji A Akadiri
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:771-4. 2009
    The aim of this review was to identify the most important variables that determine surgical difficulty of impacted third molar extractions by their consistent showing in previous studies.
  15. ncbi Epinephrine concentration (1:100,000 or 1:200,000) does not affect the clinical efficacy of 4% articaine for lower third molar removal: a double-blind, randomized, crossover study
    Carlos F Santos
    Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2445-52. 2007
    This study compared the use of 4% articaine in association with 1:100,000 (10 mug/mL; A100) or 1:200,000 (5 mug/mL; A200) epinephrine in lower third molar removal.
  16. ncbi Use of dental panoramic tomographs to predict the relation between mandibular third molar teeth and the inferior alveolar nerve. Radiological and surgical findings, and clinical outcome
    G W Bell
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries DG1 4AP, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:21-7. 2004
    ..To compare preoperative radiological observations from dental panoramic tomographs (DPT), with surgical findings at removal of third molars with respect to the inferior alveolar nerve...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of the buccal vestibule-palatal diffusion of 4% articaine hydrochloride in impacted maxillary third molar extractions
    José Lacet Lima-Júnior
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emergency and Trauma Hospital, Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 14:E129-32. 2009
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the vestibular-palatal diffusion of 4% Articaine with epinephrine 1:100,000 and 1:200,000, in impacted maxillary third molar extractions, without palatal injection.
  18. doi Risk factors associated with injury to the inferior alveolar and lingual nerves following third molar surgery-revisited
    Waseem Jerjes
    UCLH Head and Neck Centre, Department of Surgery, University College London Medical School, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 109:335-45. 2010
    ..in determining the likelihood of both permanent inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) and lingual nerve (LN) paresthesia, following third molar surgery. The effect of this and other factors influencing such prevalence are assessed in this study.
  19. ncbi Efficiency of a pendulum appliance for molar distalization related to second and third molar eruption stage
    Gero S M Kinzinger
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Aachen, Germany
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:8-23. 2004
    ..In patients whose second molars had erupted completely, the degree of tipping was greater again when a third molar bud was located in the direction of movement...
  20. ncbi Pattern of third molar impaction in a Singapore Chinese population: a retrospective radiographic survey
    S L Quek
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, 5 Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119054
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:548-52. 2003
    ..Results were analysed using the Pearson chi2 test. 68.6% of OPGs showed at least one impacted third molar. The frequency was three-fold higher in the mandible (1024/1079=90%) than in the maxilla (306/1077=28%), with a ..
  21. ncbi Delayed-onset infections after lower third molar extraction: a case-control study
    Rui Figueiredo
    School of Dentistry of the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:97-102. 2007
    ..To identify possible risk factors for delayed-onset infections and to develop a model for explaining the effects of these risk factors on the occurrence of delayed-onset infections in an outpatient clinic...
  22. doi Antibiotic prophylaxis in third molar surgery: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial using split-mouth technique
    A Siddiqi
    Sir John Walsh Research Institute, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, PO Box 647, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:107-14. 2010
    The use of prophylactic antibiotics to reduce postoperative complications in third molar surgery remains controversial. The study was a prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial...
  23. ncbi Quality of life following lower third molar removal
    M Colorado-Bonnin
    Master of Oral Surgery and Implantology, School of Dentistry of the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:343-7. 2006
    ..quality of life (QoL) and degree of satisfaction among adult outpatients after surgical extraction of a lower third molar under local anaesthesia, and to assess the impact of thorough explanation of the anticipated postoperative ..
  24. ncbi Minor complications after mandibular third molar surgery: type, incidence, and possible prevention
    Jin Cheol Kim
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Kyungki do, Republic of Korea
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 102:e4-11. 2006
    The aim of this prospective study was to ascertain the incidence of minor complications after mandibular third molar surgery and to predict the risk of skin ecchymosis or mucosa petechiae related to the usage of an absorbable gelatin ..
  25. ncbi Efficacy of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid in preventing infectious and inflammatory complications following impacted mandibular third molar extraction
    Iciar Arteagoitia
    Stomatology Department, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:e11-8. 2005
    ..treated with placebo (Pl) is greater than those treated with antibiotic (Ab) after extraction of an impacted mandibular third molar (M3). Our hypothesis is there are more IC in Pl than in Ab, with a maximum ratio difference of 0.067.
  26. ncbi Oral hygiene and postoperative pain after mandibular third molar surgery
    M Penarrocha
    Valencia University Medical and Dental School, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 92:260-4. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between oral hygiene before surgery and pain, inflammation, and trismus after the surgical removal of 190 impacted lower third molars...
  27. ncbi Frequency of trigeminal nerve injuries following third molar removal
    Richard C Robert
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0440, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:732-5; discussion 736. 2005
    ..oral and maxillofacial surgery reporting of the frequency of temporary and permanent inferior alveolar and lingual nerve damage from lower third molar extraction and injury etiology, and to identify factors associated with injury rates.
  28. doi Timing of human mandibular third molar formation
    H M Liversidge
    Dental Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 35:294-321. 2008
    ..The only developing tooth visible radiographically from initiation to root completion is the third molar or wisdom tooth.
  29. ncbi Prophylaxis versus pre-emptive treatment for infective and inflammatory complications of surgical third molar removal: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial with sustained release amoxicillin/clavulanic acid (1000/62.5 mg)
    J M Lacasa
    Service of Internal Medicine, Hospital Mutua de Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:321-7. 2007
    ..the efficacy of two sustained release amoxicillin/clavulanate regimens in the reduction of infection after third molar extractive surgery...
  30. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in Spanish children and young people
    María Victoria Bolaños
    Department of Childhood Integrated Dentistry, Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Granada, Edificio Máximo, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 133:212-9. 2003
    b>Third molar development was evaluated in 786 young people aged between 4 and 20 years, all patients at the School of Dentistry of the University of Granada...
  31. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Turkish children and youth
    K Orhan
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ankara, 06500 Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Forensic Sci Int 165:46-51. 2007
    ..Hence, it was considered worthwhile to determine the developmental stages of the third molar in a group of Turkish population, to assess chronological age estimation based on the developmental stages, and ..
  32. ncbi Risk factors for third molar extraction difficulty
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1363-71. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to measure the difficulty of third molar (M3) extractions and to identify demographic, anatomic, and operative variables associated with extraction difficulty.
  33. doi Frequency of agenesis, impaction, angulation, and related pathologic changes of third molar teeth in orthodontic patients
    Mevlut Celikoglu
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:990-5. 2010
    The objectives of the present study were to investigate the frequency of impaction, agenesis, angular position, and related pathologic changes of third molar teeth in a group of orthodontic patients.
  34. ncbi The impact of intravenous corticosteroids with third molar surgery in patients at high risk for delayed health-related quality of life and clinical recovery
    Paul S Tiwana
    Department of Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Lousville, Lousville, KY, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:55-62. 2005
    To compare recovery for clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes after third molar surgery in patients predicted to be at risk for delayed recovery, treated with or without intravenous (IV) corticosteroids at surgery.
  35. ncbi Third molar development according to chronological age in populations from Spanish and Magrebian origin
    Stella Martin-de las Heras
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Odontology, University of Granada, Avenida de Madrid 11, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 174:47-53. 2008
    ..We looked for differences in third molar mineralization (determined with the Demirjian scale) that might serve as age indicators (older versus younger ..
  36. ncbi Third molar root development in relation to chronological age: a large sample sized retrospective study
    K Gunst
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Forensic Sci Int 136:52-7. 2003
    ..regression formulae for dental age calculation with the chronological age as the independent variable and the third molar developmental stages as dependent variables...
  37. ncbi Assessing postoperative discomfort after third molar surgery: a prospective study
    Giovanni Battista Grossi
    Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:901-17. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to identify the risk factors for severe discomfort after mandibular third molar surgery and to assess the validity of the Postoperative Symptom Severity (PoSSe) scale.
  38. ncbi Mandibular third molar removal: risk indicators for extended operation time, postoperative pain, and complications
    Ingibjörg S Benediktsdóttir
    Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:438-46. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk indicators for extended operation time and postoperative complications after removal of mandibular third molars...
  39. ncbi Morbidity of third molar extraction in patients between 12 and 18 years of age
    Angie Virginia Chaparro-Avendaño
    Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 10:422-31. 2005
    An analysis is made of the incidence of complications following third molar surgical extraction in patients between 12 and 18 years of age.
  40. ncbi The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Age-Related Third Molar Study
    Richard H Haug
    University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, 80 Rose St, Changler Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0297, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1106-14. 2005
    The purpose of this investigation was to assess the frequency of complications of third molar surgery, both intraoperatively and postoperatively, specifically for patients 25 years of age or older.
  41. ncbi The chronology of third molar mineralization in the Austrian population--a contribution to forensic age estimation
    A Meinl
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Forensic Sci Int 169:161-7. 2007
    The aim of the present study was to determine the chronology of third molar mineralization and to establish Austrian reference data...
  42. ncbi Assessment of factors associated with surgical difficulty in impacted mandibular third molar extraction
    Olalekan Micah Gbotolorun
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1977-83. 2007
    ..We also aimed to form an index to measure the difficulty of removal of the impacted molars preoperatively...
  43. ncbi Evaluation of Pederson index as an instrument for predicting difficulty of third molar surgical extraction
    O A Akadiri
    Faculty of Dentistry, College of Medicine, University College Hospital, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    Niger Postgrad Med J 16:105-8. 2009
    This study was intended to assess the clinical reliability of the Pederson index as an instrument for preoperative determination of surgical difficulty in third molar surgery.
  44. doi A comparison of the clinical anesthetic efficacy of 4% articaine and 0.5% bupivacaine (both with 1:200,000 epinephrine) for lower third molar removal
    Leonardo V L Gregorio
    Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:19-28. 2008
    This study compared the clinical efficacy of 4% articaine (A200) and 0.5% bupivacaine (B200), both with 1:200,000 epinephrine, for lower third molar removal.
  45. ncbi Panoramic radiographic findings as predictors of inferior alveolar nerve exposure following third molar extraction
    Michael Sedaghatfar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:3-7. 2005
    The aim of this study was to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of panoramic radiographic findings in relation to inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure after mandibular third molar (M3) extraction.
  46. ncbi Effectiveness of dexamethasone and low-power laser in minimizing oedema after third molar surgery: a clinical trial
    A Markovic
    Clinic of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Dr Subotica 4, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:226-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of low-power laser (LPL) and dexamethasone after surgical removal of impacted lower third molars under local anaesthesia (2% lidocaine/epinephrine)...
  47. ncbi Types, frequencies, and risk factors for complications after third molar extraction
    Chi H Bui
    Department of Orthodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:1379-89. 2003
    The study objective was to identify the types, frequency, and risk factors for complications after third molar (M3) extractions.
  48. ncbi Mandibular fracture after third molar removal
    M Krimmel
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Tubingen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58:1110-2. 2000
    Mandibular fracture after impacted lower third molar removal is a rare, but major, complication. The factors leading to a mandibular fracture secondary to third molar removal are analyzed retrospectively.
  49. ncbi Changes in life quality following third molar surgery--the immediate postoperative period
    C McGrath
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Br Dent J 194:265-8; discussion 261. 2003
    This study describes patients' perceptions of changes in oral health related quality of life (OHQOL) in the early postoperative period following third molar surgery.
  50. ncbi Bupivacaine versus lidocaine for third molar surgery: a double-blind, randomized, crossover study
    G F Bouloux
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:510-4; discussion 515. 1999
    The aim of this study was to compare the clinical use of bupivacaine to lidocaine in third molar surgery.
  51. ncbi Clinical trial with bromelain in third molar exodontia
    F Inchingolo
    Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Bari, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 14:771-4. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study is to assess the efficacy of bromelain in controlling the edema and its related pain in the inflamed area after upper third molar exodontia.
  52. doi Correlation of darkening of impacted mandibular third molar root on digital panoramic images with cone beam computed tomography findings
    W Tantanapornkul
    Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8549, Japan
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 38:11-6. 2009
    Darkening of the lower third molar root on panoramic images is known to indicate an intimate relationship between the root and mandibular canal...
  53. ncbi Bupivacaine as pre-emptive analgesia in third molar surgery: Randomised controlled trial
    M Sharif Nayyar
    National Maxillofacial Unit, Registrar Maxillofacial Unit, St James Hospital, Dublin 8, Republic of Ireland
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:501-3. 2006
    ..A visual analogue scale was used to measure the extent of postoperative pain. There was a significant reduction (p = 0.05) in postoperative pain on the injected side at 6, 12, and 72 h and an overall reduction in pain up to 7 days...
  54. ncbi Effect of submucosal injection of dexamethasone on postoperative discomfort after third molar surgery: a prospective study
    Giovanni Battista Grossi
    Department of Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2218-26. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of submucosal administration of dexamethasone sodium phosphate on discomfort after mandibular third molar surgery.
  55. doi Intra-oral removal of ectopic third molar in the mandibular condyle
    K S Gadre
    Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:294-6. 2010
    ..Most have been treated using an extra-oral or endoscopic approach. The management of this condition using an intra-oral approach (removal of this tooth and maintaining the anatomy of the condyle) is described in two case reports...
  56. ncbi The impact of third molar symptoms, pain, and swelling on oral health-related quality of life
    Gary D Slade
    Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Dental School, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1118-24. 2004
    ..This study was designed to assess the impact of "pain and swelling" associated with third molars on patients' quality of life before surgery...
  57. doi Corticosteroids reduce postoperative morbidity after third molar surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michael R Markiewicz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1881-94. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to apply meta-analytical methods to measure the effect of corticosteroids (CS) on edema, trismus, and pain at early and late postoperative periods after third molar (M3) removal.
  58. ncbi Mandibular third molar autotransplantation--literature review with clinical cases
    Rui Amaral Mendes
    Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:761-6. 2004
    ..Provided that the apices of the mandibular third molar are immature, the immediate replacement of a lost or compromised tooth usually ensures a good outcome...
  59. ncbi Infratemporal and submasseteric infection following extraction of a non-infected maxillary third molar
    J Gallagher
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The School of Dentistry, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BP
    Br Dent J 194:307-9. 2003
    ..patient developed a large submasseteric abscess following the uneventful extraction of a non-infected maxillary third molar under local anaesthesia with intravenous sedation...
  60. doi Dental age estimation utilizing third molar development: A review of principles, methods, and population studies used in the United States
    James M Lewis
    Center for Education and Research in Forensics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 201:79-83. 2010
    ..methodology, and population data of the most commonly used technique in the United States, the analysis of the third molar development based on modified Demirjian staging...
  61. ncbi Third molar agenesis in Down syndrome
    Jens Fog Lomholt
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Odontol Scand 60:151-4. 2002
    The frequency, gender, and maxillary/mandibular occurrences of third molar agenesis have been studied in a Danish population of Down syndrome individuals (39 F and 31 M)...
  62. ncbi Evaluation of gustatory function after third molar removal
    U K Akal
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:564-8. 2004
    ..05) but recovered and reach to preoperative values 6 months after surgery. The results showed that there were no significant changes in gustatory function after third molar surgery.
  63. doi Risk factors for inflammatory complications following third molar surgery in adults
    Sung Kiang Chuang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2213-8. 2008
    To estimate the frequency of inflammatory complications (surgical site infection and alveolar osteitis) following third molar (M3) extraction and identify risk factors for such complications.
  64. pmc Impacted lower third molar fused with a supernumerary tooth--diagnosis and treatment planning using cone-beam computed tomography
    Osny Ferreira-Junior
    Department of Stomatology, Dental School of Bauru, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Oral Sci 1:224-8. 2009
    This paper reported a case of fusion between an impacted third molar and a supernumerary tooth, in which a surgical intervention was carried out, with the objective of removing the dental elements...
  65. ncbi Third molar influence on dental arch crowding
    Iwona Niedzielska
    Department and Clinic of Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Eur J Orthod 27:518-23. 2005
    ..Using the DPT, the ratio of retromolar space to the width of the crown of the third molar was calculated using the method originally described by Olive and Basford and later modified by Ganss (Ganss ..
  66. ncbi Surgical outcomes for suture-less surgery in 366 impacted third molar patients
    Peter D Waite
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:669-73. 2006
    The purpose of this study is to identify surgical outcomes in third molar surgery when no sutures are used for primary closure.
  67. ncbi A randomized observer blind comparison of bilateral facial ice pack therapy with no ice therapy following third molar surgery
    A J van der Westhuijzen
    Department of Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:281-6. 2005
    ..facial ice packs with no cold therapy in reducing pain, swelling and trismus during the first 24 h following third molar surgery...
  68. ncbi Rapid cystic development in relation with an impacted lower third molar: a case report
    C H Chye
    Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:130-3. 2005
    ..The impacted third molar and second molar associated with the lesion were also extracted...
  69. doi Influence of primary and secondary closure of surgical wound after impacted mandibular third molar removal on postoperative pain and swelling--a comparative and split mouth study
    Anil Kumar Danda
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha University, Chennai, India
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:309-12. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the influence of primary and secondary closure of the surgical wound on postoperative pain and swelling after removal of impacted mandibular third molars...
  70. ncbi Effectiveness of clinical practice guideline implementation on lower third molar management in improving clinical decision-making: a randomized controlled trial
    Wil J M van der Sanden
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, College of Dental Science, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:349-54. 2005
    ..The knowledge of dentists regarding asymptomatic mandibular third molar management was found to increase significantly in the intervention group as compared to the control group...
  71. doi Randomized, double-blind study of effectiveness of intra-alveolar application of chlorhexidine gel in reducing incidence of alveolar osteitis and bleeding complications in mandibular third molar surgery in patients with bleeding disorders
    Daniel Torres-Lagares
    Oral Surgery Department, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1322-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the bioadhesive 0.2% CHX gel in reducing the incidence of impacted third molar postextraction AO in patients with bleeding disorders.
  72. ncbi Finite element analysis of the human mandible to assess the effect of removing an impacted third molar
    Attila Szucs
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    J Can Dent Assoc 76:a72. 2010
    ..The aim was to analyze the effects of removing various amounts of bone around an impacted mandibular third molar and to predict the possibility of iatrogenic fracture.
  73. ncbi Estimating third molar extraction difficulty: a comparison of subjective and objective factors
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hosital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:427-34. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to compare and contrast subjective and objective assessments of variables associated with third molar (M3) extraction difficulty.
  74. doi Isolation and characterization of stem cells derived from human third molar tooth germs of young adults: implications in neo-vascularization, osteo-, adipo- and neurogenesis
    M E Yalvac
    Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, College of Engineering and Architecture, Yeditepe University, Kayisdagi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pharmacogenomics J 10:105-13. 2010
    ..In addition, these multipotential hTGSCs could be important stem cell sources for autologous transplantation...
  75. doi Position of the impacted third molar in relation to the mandibular canal. Diagnostic accuracy of cone beam computed tomography compared with panoramic radiography
    H Ghaeminia
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:964-71. 2009
    ..tomography (CBCT) compared to panoramic radiography in determining the anatomical position of the impacted third molar in relation with the mandibular canal...
  76. ncbi Third molar removal: an overview of indications, imaging, evaluation, and assessment of risk
    Robert D Marciani
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, PO Box 670558, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:1-13, v. 2007
    Asymptomatic third molars may have associated periodontal pathology that may not be limited to the third molar region and have a negative impact on systemic health...
  77. ncbi Influence of two different flap designs on incidence of pain, swelling, trismus, and alveolar osteitis in the week following third molar surgery
    D Glenn Kirk
    New Zealand Defence Force, Linton, New Zealand
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:e1-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the influence of flap design on postoperative trismus, pain, and swelling...
  78. ncbi Multipotent cells from the human third molar: feasibility of cell-based therapy for liver disease
    Etsuko Ikeda
    Research Institute for Cell Engineering RICE, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 3 11 46 Nakoji, Amagasaki, Hyogo 661 0974, Japan
    Differentiation 76:495-505. 2008
    ..study, we identified a novel stem cell, which we named tooth germ progenitor cells (TGPCs), from discarded third molar, commonly called as wisdom teeth...
  79. doi Effectiveness of chlorhexidine gel versus chlorhexidine rinse in reducing alveolar osteitis in mandibular third molar surgery
    Pilar Hita-Iglesias
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0018, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:441-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of chlorhexidine gel versus a chlorhexidine rinse in reducing postoperative alveolar osteitis after the extraction of mandibular third molars...
  80. ncbi Globular radiopacity around the apex of an impacted maxillary third molar
    Emmanuel Stavrou
    University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:594-8. 2007
  81. ncbi Perioperative auricular electroacupuncture has no effect on pain and analgesic consumption after third molar tooth extraction
    Andrea Michalek-Sauberer
    Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care Medicine B, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Anesth Analg 104:542-7. 2007
    ..electroacupuncture (AE) on pain and analgesic drug consumption in the first 48 h after unilateral mandibular third molar tooth extraction under local anesthesia in a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in ..
  82. ncbi Inferior alveolar nerve injury and surgical difficulty prediction in third molar surgery: the role of dental panoramic tomography
    W Jerjes
    University College London Hospitals London, England
    J Clin Dent 17:122-30. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between preoperative panoramic radiological findings and postoperative inferior alveolar nerve paresthesia following third molar surgery, and to assess the surgical difficulty.
  83. ncbi Does prophylactic administration of systemic antibiotics prevent postoperative inflammatory complications after third molar surgery?
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:177-85. 2007
    To estimate and compare the frequencies of inflammatory complications after third molar (M3) surgery in subjects receiving intravenous prophylactic antibiotics or saline placebo.
  84. doi A comparative study of the effect of using a rubber drain on postoperative discomfort following lower third molar surgery
    Felix Nzube Chukwuneke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Nigeria, Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:341-4. 2008
    ..was to evaluate the effect of using a rubber drain on postoperative pain, swelling and trismus after lower third molar surgery...
  85. doi The piezoelectric and rotatory osteotomy technique in impacted third molar surgery: comparison of postoperative recovery
    Francesco Sortino
    Department of Medical Surgery Specialities, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2444-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was the comparison of postoperative outcome in mandibular impacted third molars treated by piezoelectric surgery or by rotatory osteotomy technique...
  86. doi Mandibular third molar removal in young patients: an evaluation of 2 different flap designs
    Giuseppe Monaco
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:15-21. 2009
    To evaluate the influence of 2 different flap designs on periodontal healing and postoperative complications, after inferior third molar removal in young patients.
  87. doi The use of corticosteroids and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medication for the management of pain and inflammation after third molar surgery: a review of the literature
    King Kim
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nova Southeastern University, Broward General Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:630-40. 2009
    ..This article addresses the use of NSAIDs and corticosteroids after third molar surgery, along with a review of the literature, which is incorporated to provide practitioners helpful, quick, ..
  88. ncbi Identification of risk factors for short-term morbidity in third molar surgery
    O A Akadiri
    Dpt of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 31:5-10. 2008
    ..The study was designed to identify preoperative variables that may constitute important risk factors for greater degree of facial swelling, pain and trismus...
  89. ncbi Post-operative sequelae of lower third molar removal: a literature review and pilot study on the effect of Covomycin D
    S P Van Eeden
    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, UK
    SADJ 61:154-9. 2006
    Pain, swelling and dry socket formation commonly follow third molar surgery...
  90. ncbi Impact of topical minocycline with third molar surgery on clinical recovery and health-related quality of life outcomes
    Mary F Stavropoulos
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1059-65. 2006
    Compare recovery for clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes after third molar surgery in patients treated with or without topical minocycline at surgery.
  91. ncbi Comparative study of the effect of tube drainage versus methylprednisolone after third molar surgery
    Melike Ordulu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, 34390, Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:e96-100. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of tube drainage versus a single dose of methylprednisolone (MP) on maximal mouth opening, facial swelling, and pain after third molar surgery.
  92. doi Evaluation of antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing postoperative infection after mandibular third molar extraction in young patients
    Giuseppe Monaco
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1467-72. 2009
    This study evaluated the influence of antibiotic prophylaxis on postoperative complications after inferior third molar removal in young patients.
  93. ncbi Ectopic third molar in condylar region
    J I Salmeron
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:398-400. 2008
    Inclusion of the third molar is relatively frequent in oral and maxillofacial surgery, but ectopic placement is quite rare. Only a few cases of third molar inclusion in the condyle region of the mandible have been reported...
  94. ncbi Pain and analgesic response after third molar extraction and other postsurgical pain
    Jodie Barden
    Pain Research and Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, The Churchill, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Pain 107:86-90. 2004
    ..Systematic difference in the estimate of analgesic efficacy between dental and postsurgical pain models remains unproven, and, on balance, no major difference is likely...
  95. ncbi Differences in postoperative morbidity rates, including infection and dry socket, and differences in the healing process after mandibular third molar surgery in patients receiving 1-day or 3-day prophylaxis with lenampicillin
    Takashi Yoshii
    Department of Dentistry, Hyogo Prefectural Staff Health Center, 5 10 1 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650 8567, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 8:87-93. 2002
    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of antibiotic prophylaxis for mandibular third molar surgery from the viewpoint of the duration of administration...
  96. ncbi Effect of dexamethasone and dipyrone on lingual and inferior alveolar nerve hypersensitivity following third molar extractions: preliminary report
    Robert P Barron
    Department of Oral Medicine, Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Orofac Pain 18:62-8. 2004
    To study the effect of dexamethazone and dipyrone on sensory changes in the innervation territories of the inferior alveolar, infraorbital, and lingual nerves caused by third molar extractions.
  97. ncbi Effects of 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate and amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid on the prevention of alveolar osteitis following mandibular third molar extractions
    Cagri Delilbasi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara University, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:301-4. 2002
    ..2% chlorhexidine gluconate and amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid combination as a prophylactic therapy for the prevention of alveolar osteitis after mandibular third molar extractions and to investigate adverse reactions to chlorhexidine.
  98. ncbi The accuracy and precision of third molar development as an indicator of chronological age in Hispanics
    Ann C Solari
    Dental Branch, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Forensic Sci 47:531-5. 2002
    The accuracy and precision of chronological age estimation based on the stages of third molar tooth development was studied in a sample of 679 radiographs from individuals of Hispanic origin. The age range was 14.0 to 25.0 years...
  99. ncbi Comparison of the effects of 2 doses of methylprednisolone on pain, swelling, and trismus after third molar surgery
    Yakup Ustun
    Cukurova University, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Adana, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:535-9. 2003
    The aim of this study was to compare the effects of intravenous administration of 1.5 mg/kg and 3 mg/kg of methylprednisolone sodium succinate (MP) on pain, swelling, and trismus after third molar surgery.
  100. ncbi Preoperative assessment of the relationship between the mandibular third molar and the mandibular canal by axial computed tomography with coronal and sagittal reconstruction
    Hidenobu Maegawa
    Fukui Medical University, Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Fukui, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:639-46. 2003
    We sought to evaluate the relationship between the mandibular third molar and the mandibular canal by using axial computed tomography with coronal and sagittal reconstruction for third molar surgery.
  101. ncbi [Evaluation of postoperative mucosa and skin temperature after surgery for impacted third molar]
    F Sortino
    Cattedra di Chirurgia Speciale Odontostomatologica, Corso di Laurea in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 52:393-9. 2003
    Surgery for impacted third molar is often characterized, in the postoperative period, by pain, trismus and swelling...

Research Grants83

  1. ESTROGEN MODULATION OF HUMAN NOCICEPTORS
    Kenneth M Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..tissue (evaluating substance P (SP) release from neuron terminals innervating dental pulp from extracted third molar teeth)...
  2. CANDIDATE GENES FOR DGI-II/III
    Mary Macdougall; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..To test these hypotheses, a human third molar cDNA library will be constructed in order to isolate the human cDNAs for DMP1, DSP and DPP and Ambn...
  3. Ethnic Differences in Acute Pain and Analgesic Response
    Barbara Hastie; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..200 African American and white adults (age range 18-55) who undergo third molar extraction will be included in this study...
  4. Dental Stem Cells and Tooth Tissue Engineering
    Pamela Yelick; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To address this hypothesis, in the studies proposed here we will characterize 1) naturally formed third molar wisdom tooth extracellular matrix (ECM) components and organization, and 2) also examine the use of two novel ..
  5. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This award leverages the PI's skills and talents by providing protected time to mentor additional trainees and to conduct high quality patient-oriented research. ..
  6. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT)--Study Chair application
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Little research has been done on methods to prevent tooth decay in adults. This study would test how well a lozenge to be taken several times a day works to prevent tooth decay in adults who are prone to tooth decay. ..
  7. Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active Adults
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  8. Dentin/Adhesive Interface Structure/Property Imaging
    Yong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  9. AUTOMATED CLOSED SYSTEM FOR DMSO REMOVAL FROM PERIPHERAL BLOOD STEM CELLS
    ERIK WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this research is to produce a device to easily remove DMSO from PBSC before they are transplanted, increasing effectiveness of the cells and reducing potential complications. ..
  10. Molecular/Mechanical Imaging of Dentin Bonding Substrate
    Yong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this work will provide critical, new insight into failure mechanisms at the dentin/adhesive interface; failure that can ultimately lead to premature breakdown of the composite restoration. ..
  11. A NOVEL FROZEN STORAGE SYSTEM FOR CORD BLOOD STEM CELLS
    ERIK WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  12. Methyl Mercury Evaluation in Dental Waste Water
    James Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Hypothesis: Element mercury released in DWW is converted to Hg(lI) and then in more limited amounts to methyl-mercury by specific biofilm bacterial species in the Dental sewage pipes. ..
  13. EXPANSION OF PANCREATIC ISLETS USING A NOVEL BIOMATERIAL
    ERIK WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..who will serve as their Phase III partner for both of these products. These products will have importance in enhancing islet transplantation as a treatment and/or cure for type I diabetes. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not available ..
  14. Clinical and Molecular Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Induced Mucositis
    Sharon Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Demonstration of safety and tolerability will provide a basis to test further this route of administration. Hence, this proposal holds promise for clinical application in a relatively short period. ..
  15. Recombinant Amelogenin Matrices for Apatite Nanofibers
    Stefan Habelitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Importantly, comprehending nanoscale control over this complex process will provide a basis for development of novel methods for mineralized tissue repair. ..
  16. Aging and Fatigue Crack Growth in Dentin
    Dwayne Arola; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These achievements should reduce the incidence of restorative failures associated with tooth fracture, resulting in billions of dollars in savings of health care costs, as well as a reduction in human suffering. ..
  17. Recombinant Amelogenin Matrices for Apatite Nanofibers
    STEFAN FRIEDRICH HABELITZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Importantly, comprehending nanoscale control over this complex process will provide a basis for development of novel methods for mineralized tissue repair. ..
  18. Neutrophils and Periodontitis in Diabetes
    Thomas Van Dyke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies have the potential of leading to better methods of treating periodontal disease and perhaps other complications of diabetes. ..
  19. INFLUENCES ON STABILITY FOLLOWING ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  20. ORAL HEALTH OF OLDER TYPE 1 DIABETIC PATIENTS
    Paul Moore; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This overall plan will permit us to understand the etiology of these complications and to define specific subpopulations and risk factors appropriate for future prospective oral health prevention and intervention trials. ..
  21. Semi-Parametric Survival Methods in Dental Research
    Sung Kiang Chuang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The specific analytic issues addressed are generalizable to patient-oriented dental research as many studies using multiple, correlated observations per patient, i.e. probing depths, tooth loss. ..
  22. INFLUENCES ON STABILITY FOLLOWING ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  23. Microbiology/Immunology of Periodontal Disease in T1DM
    Paul Moore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An integrated multidisciplinary effort provides significant data collection capabilities essential for understanding the complex multifactorial etiology of periodontal disease in Type 1 diabetes. ..
  24. INFLUENCES ON STABILITY FOLLOWING ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain Mechanisms
    Michael Henry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Identification of specific sodium channel alterations after injury may help develop more selective treatments for neuropathic pain. ..
  26. Sodium Channel Expression in Human Teeth
    Michael Henry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
  28. Recombinant Amelogenin Matrices for Apatite Nanofibers
    Stefan Habelitz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Importantly, comprehending nanoscale control over this complex process will provide a basis for development of novel methods for mineralized tissue repair. ..
  29. Health Risks of Problem-Oriented Dental Attenders
    YANFANG REN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is particularly important as nearly 40% of the general population meet the definition of POAs and many of them may not have a regular source of medical care. ..