Results: 14

For: tooth surface loss

Dental erosion in adolescents

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This review of the effects of dietary acids and habits on dental erosion in the permanent dentition of 10- to 19-year-old adolescents included 52 observational studies. While the findings suggest some risk factors may contribute to dental erosion more high quality prospective studies are needed.

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Erosive toothwear: Is it associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux- related symptoms and disease?

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This review of the association between erosive toothwear and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease or symptoms (GERD/S) included 27 observational studies with 19 contributing to the meta-analyses. Findings suggest patients with GERD/S have 2–4 fold increased odds of erosive toothwear.

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Glutaraldehyde or fluoride varnish for dentine hypersensitivity?

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This review of glutaraldehyde or fluoride varnish for dentine hypersensitivity included just 4 small RCTs . The findings suggest a benefit in favour of glutaraldehyde at 7 days but the short-term nature of the studies and their limited quality means these findings should be interpreted cautiously.

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Sleep bruxism: are oral appliances beneficial?

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Sixteen studies were included in this review of oral appliances for sleep bruxism. The included studies were small and mainly short term and only 7 studies were RCTs . Although the availabel evidence suggests a short term benefit further high-quality studies of longer duration are needed.

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Sleep bruxism: risk factors

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This review of risk factors for sleep bruxism identified 9 studies involving a total of 12,454 patients. Strong associations were found for sleep bruxism, GERD and a gene related to serotonergic neurotransmission.

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Sleep bruxism: validity of diagnostic tools

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This review of diagnostic tools for sleep bruxism included 8 studies the majority being at high risk of bias. Portable diagnostic devices had best validity but quality of evidence was very-low to moderate.

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Dental Erosion – incidence and progression high in adolescents

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This cohort study followed 13-14 year old Swedish adolescents over 4 years finding high incidence and prevalence of erosion, with higher levels being seen in males.

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Oral health of professional footballers is poor

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187 UK professional footballers were examined in this cross-sectional survey. Their oral health was poorer than the average for a group of UK adults sampled for the most recent Adult Dental Health Survey.

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Eating disorders associated with poor oral health

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This new systematic review explored the links between eating disorders and oral health, which were first noted in the 1970s. Ten studies were included in the review and higher odds of dental erosion were seen in those with eating disorders, with the odds being greater in those with self-induced vomiting.

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EDTA conditioning improved cervical restoration retention

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This trial involving 48 patients found that EDTA conditioning improved the retention of restoration in non-carious cervical lesions at 18 months.

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