This review of regenerative endodontic treatment included 14 small observational studies of limited quality suggesting a possible influence of apical diameter on clinical outcomes.[read the full story...]
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22 RCTs were included in this review of the influence of the monomer HEMA in the formulation of dental adhesive systems suggests that HEMA-free adhesive systems do not have better clinical performance of the non-carious cervical lesion restorations than HEMA-containing systems.[read the full story...]
This review of the efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as premedication on the success of inferior alveolar nerve block includes 13 RCTs suggesting NSAIDs have a positive impact on success.[read the full story...]
This review of dental pulp test accuracy included 28 studies. While the findings suggest that laser doppler flowmetry and pulse oximitery are the most accurate the quality of the available studies is low.[read the full story...]
This Cochrane review of pulp treatments for primary teeth included 87 trials. Pulp treatments were generally successful with many trials having no clinical or radiological failure in either arm.
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) may be the best medicament to apply after pulpotomy. For pulpectomy there was no conclusive evidence that one medicament or technique is superior to another.
This review of tooth fragment reattachment techniques included only 5 small observational studies involving a total of 246 teeth providing limited evidence for these techniques.[read the full story...]
This review of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) included 152 observational studies providing an estimate of global prevalence of TDIs in permanent teeth of 15.2% (95%CI, 13.0%-17.4%)[read the full story...]
This review comparing articaine and lidocaine for local anesthesia use in children only identified 6 low quality studies. Little difference was seen between the two agents.[read the full story...]
This review of composite resin or glass ionomer cement for Class II restorations in primary molars included 10 RCTSs finding similar clinical performance.[read the full story...]
This review of surgical treatments for peri-implantitis included 16 studies, 9 of which were randomised trials providing limited evidence to suggest which methods are the most effective.[read the full story...]