Non‐surgical procedures to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement

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This Cochrane review update was to assess the effect of non‐surgical adjunctive interventions on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement and the overall duration of treatment included 23 RCTs.The findings suggest there may be limited benefit from photobiomodulation application for accelerating discrete treatment phases but this should be interpreted very cautiously as the findings may not be clinically important and the evidence is of low to very low certainty.

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Photodynamic therapy for denture stomatitis

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This review of comparing photodynamic therapy (PDT) and antifungals or the treatment of denture stomatitis included 5 studies involving a total of 218 patients. While the findings suggest that PDT is effective none of the the studies was at low risk of bias and the treatment protocols investigated differ.

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