The March issues of the Cochrane Library includes two new protocols relevant to Oral Health.
The first protocol :-
Arora A, Foster JP, Gillies D, Moxey AJ, Moody G, Curtis B. Breastfeeding for oral health in preschool children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010416. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010416.
Has the main aim of comparing the rates of dental caries in children who were bottle fed as infants to children who were breastfed up to six months, between 6 and 12 months, or longer. This protocol is registered with the Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group.
The second protocol is from the Oral Health Group:-
Dorri M, Dunne SM, Sabbah W, Kiani B. Proximal sealing for managing dental decay in primary and permanent teeth (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010431. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010431.
The main aim of this review is to evaluate the effects of proximal sealing in managing dental decay in primary and permanent dentition in children and adults.