Avulsed teeth: Storage media used before replantation

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This review of the effectiveness of any technique available to laypeople for storing an avulsed tooth compared with storage in milk or saliva included 33 studies. Findings suggest that milk, Hank’s balanced salt solution, propolis, oral rehydration salts, rice water, and cling film extend periodontal ligament cell viability before replantation.

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Intra-articular injection for temporomandibular joint arthralgia: Methylprednisolone or saline?

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54 patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthralgia were randomised to recieve either methylprednisolone or saline to reduce pain. Findings suggest no difference in TMJ pain

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Temporomandibular disorders: Are intra-articular injections with platelet-rich plasma effective?

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This review of the effectiveness of intra-articular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in temporomandibular disorders included only 6 low quality RCTs providing very weak evidence for a potential benefit from PRP injection.

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Irrigants for pulpectomy in primary teeth- little evidence available

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This review of irrigants for pulpectomy in primary teeth only identified 7 small RCTs providing little conclusive evidence. More high quality studies are needed.

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