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101. Lactobacillus Salivarius Containing Probiotics May Have Benefits Similar to Xylitol in Decreasing Caries Risk

individuals Randomized Open-Label Clinical Trial Key results While a decrease in mutans streptococci levels was seen in the L. salivarius group, it was not a statistically significant difference (p Evidence Search ((("lactobacillus"[MeSH Terms] OR "lactobacillus"[All Fields]) AND salivarius[All Fields]) AND ("xylitol"[MeSH Terms] OR "xylitol"[All Fields])) AND (("dental caries"[MeSH Terms] OR ("dental"[All Fields] AND "caries"[All Fields]) OR "dental caries"[All Fields] OR "caries"[All Fields]) AND ("risk (...) "[MeSH Terms] OR "risk"[All Fields])) Comments on The Evidence Validity: The design of this trial was open-label and not double-blinded. Also the tablets used to study the effects of L. salivarius were compounded with 280mg of xylitol, which was compared to tablets containing only the 280mg of xylitol. Study subjects were 64 healthy dental students with a mean age of 24.8. Perspective: While this trial shows that L. salivarius may contribute to caries control, a double blind randomized control trial

2015 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

102. Sugar Substitutes May Reduce Tooth Demineralization in High Caries Patients 03/17/2015 Huy Le

Sugar Substitutes May Reduce Tooth Demineralization in High Caries Patients 03/17/2015 Huy Le UTCAT2817, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Sugar Substitutes May Reduce Tooth Demineralization in High Caries Patients Clinical Question In a patient with high risk caries how do dietary sugar substitutes compared to sucrose affect demineralization on teeth surfaces? Clinical Bottom Line Sugar substitutes have (...) shown to decrease the chances of tooth demineralization when assessing for enamel pH, caries incidence and tooth surface hardness compared to conventional sucrose diets. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Giacaman/2013 Patient Group bovine enamel slabs Laboratory study Key results Giacaman showed that there was a noticeable difference between artificial aspartame substitute diet and sucrose

2015 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

103. Dental caries: can be drug related

. The quasi constant presence of sugars or food in the mouth, insufficient brushing and a decrease in the quantity or the quality of saliva are all factors that contribute to the development of dental caries. Sometimes, drugs expose patients to the risk of dental caries, through various mechanisms: via a high sugar content, by causing dry mouth, by increasing acids in the mouth, or by damaging the tooth enamel. Medicinal products high in sugar include syrups, pastilles, tablets to be sucked and homeopathy (...) Dental caries: can be drug related Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Dental caries: can be drug related'', 1 February 2015 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Dental caries: can be drug related Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |  Spotlight Dental caries: can be drug related Some drugs expose patients to dental caries due to their composition or their action

2015 Prescrire

104. Effectiveness of sodium fluoride mouthrinses on the prevention of dental caries: A systematic review Full Text available with Trip Pro

, it was appreciated that tooth enamel could take up fluoride ions from water solutions and that this renders the enamel more resistant to acid attack. Over the next 50 years this topical method has proved very successful in preventing dental caries, and many permutations and combinations of the concentration of fluoride in the solution, the type of fluoride compound used, and the frequency and mode of application have been studied. The classical method of topical fluoride application developed by Knutson (...) that there is an additional caries protective effect of weekly fluoride rinsing whether or not combined with gel applications once every 3 months in a population exposed to fluoridated toothpaste and optimally fluoridated community water supply. A study demonstrated that weekly and daily mouth rinsing both provided significant caries-preventive benefits beyond those already accrued from consuming optimally fluoridated drinking water, both procedures were effective in reducing dental caries incidence on all tooth surfaces

2015 Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

105. Dietary and Geographic and Cultural Factors as Predictors of Dental Caries Risk among Children in Saudi Arabia ? A Systematic Review Full Text available with Trip Pro

ES, al-Shammery AR, Saeed HI (1992) Dental caries, sugar consumption and restorative dental care in 12-13-year-old children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:343-346. 11. Al Shammery A, el Backly M, Guile EE (1998) Permanent tooth loss among adults and children in Saudi Arabia. Community Dent Health15:277-280. 12. Alamoudi N, Salako NO, Massoud I (1996) Caries experience of children aged 6-9 years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Int J Paediatr Dent 6:101-105. 13. Al-Shammery AR (...) Hassa, Saudi Arabia. Int J Dent Hyg 6:361-370. 31. Wyne AH (2008) Caries prevalence, severity, and pattern in preschool children. J Contemp Dent Pract 9:24-31. 32. Wyne AH, Khan N (1995) Use of sweet snacks, soft drinks and fruit juices, tooth brushing and first dental visit in high DMFT 4-6 year olds of Riyadh region. Indian J Dent Res 6:21-24. 33. Paul T, Maktabi A (1997) Caries experience of 5-year-old children in Alkharj, Saudi Arabia. Int J Paediatr Dent 7:43-44. 34. Owusu GB, Al-Amri MY

2015 Primary Health Care Open Access

106. Micro-Computed Tomography is As Good As Histologic Sectioning as a Gold Standard for in vitro Determination of Proximal Caries Depth

with a kappa correlation value of 0.51 while the first had 9 (18.7%) lesions in the outer half of the enamel layer with a kappa value of 0.84. Applicability The clinical treatment of caries is based on the diagnostic determination of lesion depth to decide if treatment should be to attempt remineralization or mechanically remove tooth structure and place a restoration. Micro-computed tomography provides a non-destructive method for evaluating demineralization of tooth tissues, internal dental morphology (...) and is relatively readily available. It has been employed in studies of cariology, radiology and dental research regarding the testing of remineralization and decay detection methodologies. Specialty/Discipline (Oral Medicine/Pathology/Radiology) (General Dentistry) (Pediatric Dentistry) (Restorative Dentistry) Keywords proximal caries, depth determination, micro-CT ID# 2796 Date of submission: 12/09/2014 E-mail Makins@uthscsa.edu Author Scott Makins, DMD Co-author(s) Co-author(s) e-mail Faculty mentor/Co

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

107. Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents

business products Purchase ADA products Access oral-health information for the public and ADA Find-A-Dentist Partnerships and Commissions Learn about ADA CERP recognition, look up CERP recognized CE providers and find CE courses. Explore CODA's role and find accredited schools and programs Learn about the examinations used in licensing dentists and dental hygienists Learn about recognized dental specialties and certifying boards Evidence Education * Associated Topics Inconclusive caries-preventive (...) Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together. Take advantage of endorsed, discounted

2014 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

108. Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents

business products Purchase ADA products Access oral-health information for the public and ADA Find-A-Dentist Partnerships and Commissions Learn about ADA CERP recognition, look up CERP recognized CE providers and find CE courses. Explore CODA's role and find accredited schools and programs Learn about the examinations used in licensing dentists and dental hygienists Learn about recognized dental specialties and certifying boards Evidence Education * Associated Topics Inconclusive caries-preventive (...) Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together. Take advantage of endorsed, discounted

2014 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

109. Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents

business products Purchase ADA products Access oral-health information for the public and ADA Find-A-Dentist Partnerships and Commissions Learn about ADA CERP recognition, look up CERP recognized CE providers and find CE courses. Explore CODA's role and find accredited schools and programs Learn about the examinations used in licensing dentists and dental hygienists Learn about recognized dental specialties and certifying boards Evidence Education * Associated Topics Inconclusive caries-preventive (...) Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents Inconclusive caries-preventive results with chlorhexidine varnish in children and adolescents ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together. Take advantage of endorsed, discounted

2014 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

110. Periodic Application of 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish is Effective in Reducing Root Caries

Periodic Application of 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish is Effective in Reducing Root Caries UTCAT2767, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Periodic Application of 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish is Effective in Reducing Root Caries Clinical Question Will 5% sodium fluoride varnish applied at 3- to 6-month intervals reduce root dental caries in adults with root exposure? Clinical Bottom Line Applying 5% sodium (...) caries. Specialty/Discipline (Public Health) (General Dentistry) (Dental Hygiene) Keywords Root Caries, Fluoride, Sodium Fluoride Varnish, Prevention ID# 2767 Date of submission: 09/16/2014 E-mail Garciaj44@livemail.uthscsa.edu Author Janet Garcia Co-author(s) Monica D. Martinez, Ayesha J. Allawala Co-author(s) e-mail MartinezM2@livemail.uthscsa.edu, Allawala@livemail.uthscsa.edu Faculty mentor/Co-author Carol A. Nguyen, MPH, MS Faculty mentor/Co-author e-mail NGUYENC@uthscsa.edu Basic Science

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

111. Prevention of Dental Caries in Children Younger Than 5 Years Old: Systematic Review to Update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation

Prevention of Dental Caries in Children Younger Than 5 Years Old: Systematic Review to Update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Prevention of dental caries in children younger than 5 years old: systematic review to update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Prevention of dental caries in children younger than 5 years old: systematic review to update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Chou R, Cantor A, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Pappas M (...) Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Chou R, Cantor A, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Pappas M. Prevention of dental caries in children younger than 5 years old: systematic review to update the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Evidence Synthesis No. 104. 2014

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

112. Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions

- or one-/two-step combined incomplete caries removal is performed compared with complete caries removal for restoration of dentinal cavitated lesions, although risk of among the included studies was high. Evidence Quality Rating Limited Evidence This summary is published in the Journal of the American Dental Association and can be accessed at: Critical Summary Publication Date: 6/4/2014 These summaries are not intended to, and do not, express, imply, or summarize standards of care, but rather provide (...) Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together

2014 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

113. Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions

- or one-/two-step combined incomplete caries removal is performed compared with complete caries removal for restoration of dentinal cavitated lesions, although risk of among the included studies was high. Evidence Quality Rating Limited Evidence This summary is published in the Journal of the American Dental Association and can be accessed at: Critical Summary Publication Date: 6/4/2014 These summaries are not intended to, and do not, express, imply, or summarize standards of care, but rather provide (...) Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together

2014 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

114. Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions

- or one-/two-step combined incomplete caries removal is performed compared with complete caries removal for restoration of dentinal cavitated lesions, although risk of among the included studies was high. Evidence Quality Rating Limited Evidence This summary is published in the Journal of the American Dental Association and can be accessed at: Critical Summary Publication Date: 6/4/2014 These summaries are not intended to, and do not, express, imply, or summarize standards of care, but rather provide (...) Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions Reduced odds of pulpal exposure when using incomplete caries removal in the treatment of dentinal cavitated lesions ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together

2014 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

115. Dental Caries Prevalence is not Significantly Higher in Autistic Children Compared to Non-Autistic Children

Dental Caries Prevalence is not Significantly Higher in Autistic Children Compared to Non-Autistic Children UTCAT2693, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Dental Caries Prevalence is not Significantly Higher in Autistic Children Compared to Non-Autistic Children Clinical Question Is there a significantly higher prevalence of dental caries in children patients with autism than in children without (...) / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Jaber/2011 61 autistic children 61 non-autistic children (control) Case Contol Study Key results This study showed that autistic children had a dental caries prevalence of 77%, compared to a 46% in the control population, which was statistically significant (p #2) Loo/2008 395 patients with ASD and 386 patients without ASD Historical Chart Review Key results This study showed that patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were 70.5% less

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

116. Preventive Dental Programs Initiated During Pregnancy are Effective in Reducing the Incidence of Severe Early Childhood Caries in Children

Preventive Dental Programs Initiated During Pregnancy are Effective in Reducing the Incidence of Severe Early Childhood Caries in Children UTCAT2680, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Preventive Dental Programs Initiated During Pregnancy are Effective in Reducing the Incidence of Severe Early Childhood Caries in Children Clinical Question In females, does the adherence to a caries preventive program (...) initiated during pregnancy lower the incidence of severe early childhood caries in their children? Clinical Bottom Line Preventive dental programs initiated during pregnancy are effective in reducing the incidence of severe early childhood caries in children. This is supported by a long-term prospective study and two randomized controlled trials that administered a preventive dental program to expecting mothers and then followed up with their children for 3-14 years after birth. All of these showed

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

117. Application of Fluoride Varnish at Least Every 6 Months Reduces the Occurrence of Dental Caries in Adults at High Caries Risk

Application of Fluoride Varnish at Least Every 6 Months Reduces the Occurrence of Dental Caries in Adults at High Caries Risk UTCAT2708, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Application of Fluoride Varnish at Least Every 6 Months Reduces the Occurrence of Dental Caries in Adults at High Caries Risk Clinical Question In adults at high caries risk, will the application of fluoride varnish reduce the occurrence (...) on mitigating the effects of dental caries. A systematic analysis of 17 studies revealed significant contributions by NaF paste/gel in the treatment of caries in adults, more so than other categories of interventions. The NaF rinse was significantly related to positive outcomes for the older adult subpopulation. The best results for NaF varnish were seen with individuals exhibiting root surface lesions. The overall efficacy of supplemental fluoride treatments is greatly contingent upon the individual's risk

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

118. Dental Anxiety in Adult and Child Population is Positively Correlated with Tooth Decay

/ occlusal trauma and anxiety inducing personality factors. #2) Esa/2010 407 antenatal mothers Prospective Cohort Study Key results The study shows a positive correlation of dental decay and dental anxiety in antenatal mothers. #3) Olak/2013 Cross sectional group of 344 children Prospective Cohort Study Key results Children's fears were strongly associated with untreated caries and experience of dental treatment. Evidence Search Dental Anxiety Tooth Decay Comments on The Evidence Validity: Study (...) Dental Anxiety in Adult and Child Population is Positively Correlated with Tooth Decay UTCAT2699, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Dental Anxiety in Adult and Child Population is Positively Correlated with Tooth Decay Clinical Question Do people with dental anxiety have a greater number of decayed, restored, or missing tooth surfaces throughout their life compared to the general population. Clinical

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

119. Sealants are More Effective in Preventing Dental Caries Than Periodically Applying Fluoride Varnish to a Child?s First Molars

Sealants are More Effective in Preventing Dental Caries Than Periodically Applying Fluoride Varnish to a Child?s First Molars UTCAT2633, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Sealants are More Effective in Preventing Dental Caries Than Periodically Applying Fluoride Varnish to a Child’s First Molars Clinical Question On children’s first molars, are dental sealants more effective in preventing dental caries (...) than applying a fluoride varnish periodically? Clinical Bottom Line Sealants are more effective than periodic fluoride treatments. There were fewer accounts of dental caries on subject’s first molars if they received sealants. Data showed that if fluoride treatments were discontinued then the effectiveness would eventually discontinue as well. Best Evidence (you may view more info by clicking on the PubMed ID link) PubMed ID Author / Year Patient Group Study type (level of evidence) #1) Bravo/2005

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

120. In The Era of Increased Fluoride Usage, Between-Meal Snacking May Not Be a Significant Risk Factor for Dental Caries

In The Era of Increased Fluoride Usage, Between-Meal Snacking May Not Be a Significant Risk Factor for Dental Caries UTCAT2665, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title In The Era of Increased Fluoride Usage, Between-Meal Snacking May Not Be a Significant Risk Factor for Dental Caries Clinical Question In this era of fluoride usage, does between-meal snacking adversely influence the development of dental caries (...) of intake?." The review concluded that sugar consumption is likely to be a more powerful indicator for risk of caries infection in persons who do not have regular exposure to fluoride. Where there is good exposure to fluoride, sugar consumption is a moderate-to-mild risk factor for caries in most people. Evidence Search ("Dietary Sucrose"[Mesh]) AND "Dental Caries/etiology"[Mesh] and ("between-meal" OR snack OR snacking) Comments on The Evidence Validity In Vanobbergen’s cross-sectional study, children

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library