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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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 and Cruces Hospital, Bilbao, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:e11-8. 2005
  6. ncbi Relationships between surgical difficulty and postoperative pain in lower third molar extractions
    Lucía Lago-Méndez
    Postgraduate Student, Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:979-83. 2007
  7. ncbi 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
  8. pmc A randomized, double-blind crossover trial of paracetamol 1000 mg four times daily vs ibuprofen 600 mg: effect on swelling and other postoperative events after third molar surgery
    G A Bjørnsson
    Section of Dental Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:405-12. 2003
  9. ncbi 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
  10. 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

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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. 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 ..
  4. 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...
  5. 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 and Cruces Hospital, 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.
  6. ncbi Relationships between surgical difficulty and postoperative pain in lower third molar extractions
    Lucía Lago-Méndez
    Postgraduate Student, Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:979-83. 2007
    ..To investigate the influence of surgical difficulty on postoperative pain after extraction of mandibular third molars...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. pmc A randomized, double-blind crossover trial of paracetamol 1000 mg four times daily vs ibuprofen 600 mg: effect on swelling and other postoperative events after third molar surgery
    G A Bjørnsson
    Section of Dental Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:405-12. 2003
    To evaluate the effect of a 3-day regimen of ibuprofen 600 mg x 4 on acute postoperative swelling and pain and other inflammatory events after third molar surgery compared with a traditional regimen of paracetamol 1000 mg x 4.
  9. ncbi 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%...
  10. 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,..
  11. ncbi 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 ..
  12. 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...
  13. 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 ..
  14. 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 ..
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. ncbi Third molar angulation during and after treatment of adolescent orthodontic patients
    Jon Artun
    Department of Developmental and Preventive Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Eur J Orthod 27:590-6. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to analyse the effect of premolar extraction therapy on third molar angulation during active treatment, and to test the significance of such changes on subsequent impaction of the third molars...
  19. 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 ..
  20. ncbi Effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in third molar surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials
    Yan Fang Ren
    Eastman Dental Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1909-21. 2007
    We conducted a synthetic quantitative review of the published clinical trials on the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in third molar surgery.
  21. ncbi Naproxen 500 mg bid versus acetaminophen 1000 mg qid: effect on swelling and other acute postoperative events after bilateral third molar surgery
    G A Bjørnsson
    Section of Dental Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, P O Box 1057, Blindern, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharmacol 43:849-58. 2003
    ..of naproxen 500 mg x 2 versus acetaminophen 1000 mg x 4 for 3 days on the postoperative course following third molar surgery. Acetaminophen reduced the mean swelling on the 3rd postoperative day by 22.4% (p = 0...
  22. ncbi Frequency estimates and risk factors for postoperative morbidity after third molar removal: a prospective cohort study
    Zaid H Baqain
    Oral Medicine Department, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2276-83. 2008
    The aim of this study was to estimate the frequency of postoperative complications after mandibular third molar (M3) surgery and identify the risk indicators.
  23. 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 ..
  24. ncbi Relative efficacy of oral analgesics after third molar extraction
    J Barden
    Pain Research and Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, University of Oxford, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, The Churchill, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Br Dent J 197:407-11; discussion 397. 2004
    To compare the relative efficacy of analgesics after third molar extraction from systematic reviews of randomised, double blind studies.
  25. ncbi The effect of different lower third molar conditions on the re-crowding of lower anterior teeth in the absence of tight interproximal contacts one-year post orthodontic treatment: a pilot study
    Khalid M Al-Balkhi
    Department of Preventive Dental Sciences in the College of Dentistry at King Saud University in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Contemp Dent Pract 5:66-73. 2004
    ..Statistical analysis of the lower third molar conditions--erupted, unerupted, or missing with or without sufficient space for their eruption--versus re-..
  26. ncbi 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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 ..
  32. 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...
  33. 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.
  34. 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...
  35. 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 ..
  36. ncbi 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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.
  42. 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 ..
  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. 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.
  45. ncbi 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.
  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 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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...
  51. 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 ..
  52. ncbi 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.
  53. 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...
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi 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...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi 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.
  68. ncbi Prescriptions of NSAIDs to patients undergoing third molar surgery : an observational, prospective, multicentre survey
    Luca Levrini
    Clinica Odontoiatrica, Universita dell Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 28:657-68. 2008
    Surgical extraction of an impacted third molar is generally followed by acute post-operative pain that has been shown to be primarily inflammatory. Thus, use of NSAIDs in this context is appropriate and has been shown to be effective...
  69. ncbi A randomized clinical evaluation of ultrasound bone surgery versus traditional rotary instruments in lower third molar extraction
    Antonio Barone
    Department of Oral Pathology and Medicine, University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:330-6. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare, in a randomized and controlled clinical trial, the use of ultrasound bone surgery devices and the use of rotary instruments in lower third molar extractions.
  70. ncbi Incidence and evolution of inferior alveolar nerve lesions following lower third molar extraction
    Elena Queral-Godoy
    School of Dentistry of the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:259-64. 2005
    To calculate the incidence of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) damage due to lower third molar extraction and to describe the evolution of IAN sensitivity and the prognosis of IAN damage based on preoperative data.
  71. ncbi Intraorbital hematoma after removal of upper third molar: a case report
    Gary Warburton
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:700-4. 2006
  72. ncbi Age as a risk factor for third molar surgery complications
    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 65:1685-92. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to estimate the frequency of complications after third molar (M3) surgery, with age as the primary risk factor.
  73. ncbi Maxillary third molar position in Class II malocclusions: the effect of treatment with and without maxillary premolar extractions
    Guilherme Janson
    Department of Orthodontics, Bauru Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Orthod 28:573-9. 2006
    ..The patients treated with two maxillary premolar extractions presented significantly smaller third molar mesio-distal angulations, that are more favourable to eruption, than those treated non-extraction.
  74. ncbi Agenesis of third molar germs depends on sagittal maxillary jaw dimensions in orthodontic patients in Japan
    Takashi S Kajii
    Section of Orthodontics, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Angle Orthod 74:337-42. 2004
    The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between congenitally missing third molar tooth germs and sagittal maxillomandibular jaw dimensions in orthodontic patients in Japan...
  75. ncbi Removal of a deeply impacted mandibular third molar through a sagittal split ramus osteotomy approach
    Terry A Jones
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:365-8. 2004
    ..a 5-year history of recurrent infection and intermittent trismus associated with a deeply impacted lower right third molar tooth, presented to the accident and emergency department with severely limited mouth opening, extensive facial ..
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi The presurgical workup before third molar surgery: how much is enough?
    Hadar Better
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:689-92. 2004
    We sought to assess the indications for patient referral for computed tomography (CT) scan before third molar extraction. The influence of the data obtained from the CT scans on the surgical outcome and morbidity was also evaluated.
  78. ncbi Influence of first premolar extraction on mandibular third molar angulation
    Suruchi Jain
    Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
    Angle Orthod 79:1143-8. 2009
    ..to determine whether premolar extraction results in a more mesial movement of the mandibular buccal segment and causes favorable rotational changes in the mandibular third molar tilt, which can enhance later eruption of the third molars.
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi Intravenous acetaminophen (paracetamol): comparable analgesic efficacy, but better local safety than its prodrug, propacetamol, for postoperative pain after third molar surgery
    Philip Lange Moller
    Department of Anesthesia, University Hospital of Aarhus, Norrebrogade 44, DK 8000 Aarhus, Denmark
    Anesth Analg 101:90-6, table of contents. 2005
    ..in a randomized, controlled, double-blind, parallel group trial in patients with moderate-to-severe pain after third molar surgery. Treatment efficacy was assessed in house for 6 h after starting the 15-min infusion...
  81. ncbi The effect of low-level laser therapy on trismus and facial swelling following surgical extraction of a lower third molar
    Mutan Hamdi Aras
    Ataturk University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erzurum, Turkey
    Photomed Laser Surg 27:21-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on postoperative trismus and edema after the removal of mandibular third molars...
  82. pmc Effects of co-administered dexamethasone and diclofenac potassium on pain, swelling and trismus following third molar surgery
    Babatunde Olamide Bamgbose
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, P, M, B 12003, Lagos, Nigeria
    Head Face Med 1:11. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the effect of co-administered dexamethasone and diclofenac potassium (diclofenac K) with diclofenac K alone on the postoperative pain, swelling and trismus after surgical removal of third molars...
  83. 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.
  84. ncbi Autotransplantation of a maxillary third molar to replace a maxillary premolar with vertical root fracture
    T Tsurumachi
    Department of Endodontics, Division of Advanced Dental Treatment, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Endod J 40:970-8. 2007
    To report the successful autotransplantation of a fully developed third molar that required nonsurgical and surgical interventions for tooth adaptation.
  85. ncbi Preemptive rofecoxib and dexamethasone for prevention of pain and trismus following third molar surgery *
    Paul A Moore
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:E1-7. 2005
    ..trismus of preoperative rofecoxib, intraoperative dexamethasone, and both rofecoxib and dexamethasone following third molar extraction surgery...
  86. ncbi Randomized, double-blind study on effectiveness of intra-alveolar chlorhexidine gel in reducing the incidence of alveolar osteitis in mandibular third molar surgery
    D Torres-Lagares
    Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:348-51. 2006
    ..2% CHX gel (n=53) applied once within the alveolus during third molar surgery, compared to placebo gel only (n=50), in reducing the incidence of impacted third-molar postextraction ..
  87. ncbi Prediction of maxillary third molar impaction in adolescent orthodontic patients
    Jon Artun
    Department of Developmental and Preventive Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Angle Orthod 75:904-11. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for maxillary third molar impaction in adolescent orthodontic patients...
  88. ncbi Facial nerve paralysis after impacted lower third molar surgery: a literature review and case report
    Belmiro Cavalcanti do Egito Vasconcelos
    University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 11:E175-8. 2006
    ..rare and can be associated with the injection of local anesthetic, prolonged attempt to remove a mandibular third molar and subsequent infection...
  89. ncbi Inferior alveolar nerve damage caused by bone wax in third molar surgery
    C Katre
    University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:511-3. 2010
    ..a case of inferior alveolar nerve morbidity attributable to use of bone wax to control haemorrhage during third molar surgery...
  90. ncbi 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.
  91. ncbi Mandibular second molar periodontal status after third molar extraction
    K Y Peng
    Dental Department, Tao-yuan Military General Hospital, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan
    J Periodontol 72:1647-51. 2001
    ..To evaluate the long-term effects of third molar extraction on the periodontal health of the mandibular second molar, a comparison of the periodontal status was ..
  92. ncbi Third molar management: a case for routine removal in adolescent and young adult orthodontic patients
    C S Beeman
    Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:824-30. 1999
    ..Part of a complete orthodontic treatment plan is a recommendation regarding third molars. The plan should include a rationale and recommendation for their removal based on the orthodontic treatment objectives...
  93. ncbi A study of the comparative efficacy of three common analgesics in the control of pain after third molar surgery under local anaesthesia
    M B Comfort
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong SAR, China
    Aust Dent J 47:327-30. 2002
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the comparative efficacy of three commonly used analgesics (Panadeine, Diflunisal and Etodolac) in the control of pain after third molar surgery under local anaesthesia.
  94. ncbi Use of orthodontic treatment as an aid to third molar extraction: a method for prevention of mandibular nerve injury and improved periodontal status
    A Hirsch
    Department of Periodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Periodontol 74:887-92. 2003
    ..This report describes a series of cases in which the third molars were orthodontically induced to erupt to prevent the sequelae associated with extraction...
  95. ncbi Postoperative complaints following impacted mandibular third molar surgery in Ile-Ife, Nigeria
    F O Oginni
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
    SADJ 57:264-8. 2002
    An investigation into the pattern of complaints lodged by patients after impacted mandibular third molar surgery was done in a Nigerian teaching hospital over a period of 3 years. One hundred and twenty seven records were retrieved...
  96. ncbi Risk factors associated with prolonged recovery and delayed healing after third molar surgery
    Ceib Phillips
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7450, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:1436-48. 2003
    We sought to identify the demographic, oral health, and surgical risk factors associated with prolonged recovery after third molar surgery using health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and clinical outcomes.
  97. ncbi Postoperative recovery after removal of a lower third molar: role of trait and dental anxiety
    Lucía Lago-Méndez
    Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Unit, Dental School, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:855-60. 2009
    The aim of this study was to evaluate trait and dental anxiety influence on postoperative recovery after lower third molar surgery and to determine the effect of anxiety on surgery duration.
  98. ncbi Nerve damage and third molar removal
    A R Loescher
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Clinical Dentistry, Claremont Crescent, Sheffield SI0 2TA
    Dent Update 30:375-80, 382. 2003
    ..In contrast, after injury to the lingual nerve, if sensory testing demonstrates no neural recovery within 3-4 months, exploration of the injury site and microsurgical repair of the damaged nerve is indicated...
  99. ncbi 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...
  100. 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.
  101. ncbi 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.

Research Grants31

  1. ESTROGEN MODULATION OF HUMAN NOCICEPTORS
    Kenneth M Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..tissue (evaluating substance P (SP) release from neuron terminals innervating dental pulp from extracted third molar teeth)...
  2. Sex Differences in Acute Pain and Analgesic Responses: Psychosocial and Genetic I
    Barbara A Hastie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..140 male and female patients (age range 16-45) who undergo third molar extraction will be included in this study...
  3. Stress History is Recorded in Tooth Enamel
    SHANE NEWPORT WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We hypothesize that: Analysis of enamel in third molar teeth is a biomarker measure of a person's stress history from approximately 8 to 11 years of age...
  4. Ethnic Differences in Acute Pain and Analgesic Response
    Barbara A Hastie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..200 African American and white adults (age range 18-55) who undergo third molar extraction will be included in this study...
  5. APPROPRIATE DENTAL CARE UNDER DIFFERENT PAYMENT SYSTEMS
    HERBERT HAZELKORN; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The dentists will then be told about the research and that they had been uninformed subjects in an experiment. After a full review, the University IRB approved the study protocol...
  6. THE HYRAX AS A MODEL FOR FACIAL BIOMECHANICS AND GROWTH
    Marisa St Claire; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Dental crowding (especially third molar impactions) and certain malocclusions partially result from inadequate mechanical stimuli to the mandibular and ..
  7. DIODE LASER SYSTEM FOR FEEDBACK-CONTROLLED TISSUE WELD
    ROBERT REDIKER; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..A chronic study using a rabbit model will then compare conventional and laser anastomoses, as evaluated by electrophysiological and quantitative histomorphometric assays...
  8. PROPERTIES OF HIGH THRESHOLD MECHANORECEPTORS
    Brian Cooper; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..development of hyperalgesia should lead to the development of more effective compounds for the prophylactic treatment of surgical trauma (including third molar removal) and may be useful in the treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis.
  9. 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. ..
  10. 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. ..
  11. 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. ..
  12. 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. ..
  13. 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. ..
  14. AUTOMATED CLOSED SYSTEM FOR DMSO REMOVAL FROM PERIPHERAL BLOOD STEM CELLS
    ERIK WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Dentin/Adhesive Interface Structure/Property Imaging
    Yong Wang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Planning Grant for Xylitol Trial in Caries-Active Adults
    James Bader; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. 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 ..
  18. A NOVEL FROZEN STORAGE SYSTEM FOR CORD BLOOD STEM CELLS
    ERIK WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  19. 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. ..
  20. Dental Pulp Derived Stem Cells: Optimizing Collection and Cryopreservation
    ERIK WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This proposed project would optimize methods for processing and freezing these cells for ease of distribution for research, testing, and eventually clinical use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. COST AND OUTCOMES OF TWO PROTOCOLS FOR DENTAL SEALANTS
    Stephen Eklund; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A total of 1,000 children are being enrolled over a three-year period, and will be followed for an additional two years, in order to evaluate the clinical outcomes and resource requirements for the two alternatives. ..
  22. Aging and Fatigue Crack Growth in Dentin
    DWAYNE DALE AROLA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..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. ..
  23. Fatigue and the Endurance Strength of Dentin
    Dwayne Arola; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Therefore, results from this study could have tremendous impact on the clinical techniques and procedures used for restorative dentistry. ..
  24. Periodontal Inflammation in Type 1 Diabetes
    Thomas Van Dyke; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  25. 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. ..
  26. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Sodium Channel Expression in Human Teeth
    Michael Henry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. 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. ..