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Tertiary dentine forms when an odontoblast is directly affected by stimuli, commonly through occlusal wear. In this study the presence of tertiary dentine is recorded in three South African fossil hominin species (Australopithecus africanus, Homo naledi and Paranthropus...

["Anthropology","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Paleontology","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27115v1
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Backround: frequent introduction of new dental instruments or devices into the market has been a concern for dentists worldwide, as the prices of such instruments are generally high, especially in developing countries. In addition, the use of these tools requires...

["Dentistry","Radiology and Medical Imaging"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26641v1
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Background. Candida albicans is a commensal fungus that inhabits the oral mucosal surface and causes oral and systemic candidiasis. Oral candidiasis most commonly occurs in patients with AIDS, denture wearers and newborn children. Systemic candidiasis occurs mainly...

["Microbiology","Dentistry","Infectious Diseases","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26526v1
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Digital photographs taken under controlled conditions were used to examine the incidence of linear enamel hypoplasia defects (LEHs) in burials from the Buckeye Knoll archaeological site (41VT98 Victoria county, Texas), which spans the Early to Late Archaic Period...

["Anthropology","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3509v1
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Previously, we revealed that several kampo medicines that are used for patients with excess and/or medium patterns [kakkonto (TJ-1), shosaikoto (TJ-9), hangeshashinto (TJ-14), and orento (TJ-120)] reduced prostaglandin (PG)E<2 levels using LPS-treated human gingival...

["Cell Biology","Dentistry","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3227v2
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Background: This study intended to determine the colour distribution of the maxillary, central, lateral and canine teeth and to investigate the effect of age and gender on this colour distribution. Materials and methods : The colour measurements of the maxillary...

["Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3008v1
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Background: Tooth loss is an easily identifiable outcome that summarizes a complex suite of factors in an individual’s history of dental disease and its treatment by dental services over a lifetime. Assessment of overall tooth loss data is essential for evaluating...

["Dentistry","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2135v1
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Background. CO2 laser has been used to morphologically and chemically modify the dental enamel surface as well as to turn it more resistant to demineralization. Despite a variety of experiments demonstrating the inhibitory effect of CO2 laser in reduce enamel demineralization,...

["Biochemistry","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2084v1
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Reasons for performing the study. Equine cheek teeth periodontal disease is a common, often painful dental condition that may lead to premature tooth loss if left untreated. All cases of periodontal disease in this study were associated with diastemata, with the...

["Veterinary Medicine","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.703v2
282 downloads
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Monolaurin (also known as glycerol monolaurate) is a natural compound found in coconut oil and is known for its protective biological activities as an antimicrobial agent. The nature of oral candidiasis and the increased antifungal resistance, culminate the need...

["Cell Biology","Microbiology","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1717v1
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Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the resin and initial osteoblastic adhesion of zirconia and titanium implant surfaces grit-blasted with four different sands, namely silica-coated alumina, alumina, silicon carbide and boron carbide. Materials and...

["Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1189v2
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Objectives. The objective of this study is to compare the impact of early and late reconstruction of complete unilateral cleft lip and palate on the growth and development of the front of the dentoalveolar arch. Methods. This study was carried out in the years...

["Dentistry","Otorhinolaryngology","Pediatrics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1402v1
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Purpose: This study tested the null hypothesis that different classes of direct restorative dental materials (silorane-based resin, low-shrinkage and conventional (non-flowable and flowable) resin-based composite (RBC)) do not differ from each other with regard...

["Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.875v1
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Endodontically treated teeth with excessive loss of tooth structure would require to be restored with post and core to enhance the strength and durability of the tooth and to achieve retention for the restoration. The non-metallic posts have of a superior esthetic...

["Dentistry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.666v1
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Background: Many Long-Term Care (LTC) patients suffer from dental neglect due to difficulties in achieving appropriate dental professional care; although oral health has important influence on the quality of life among them. Dental care of the long term institutionalized...

["Dentistry","Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.178v1
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