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What is the relationship between harmful alcohol use and periodontal status across gender and tobacco use?

This summary is based on the article published in the BMC Oral Health: Association between harmful alcohol use and periodontal status according to gender and smoking (June 2014) Hyang-Sun Kim, Ji-Hyun Son, Hee-Yong Yi, Hae-Kyoung Hong, Hyoun-Jun Seo, and Kwang-Hak Bae     Context Periodontitis is a chronic and long-lasting low-grade inflammatory disease that leads to a break-down of the connective tissue and bone that anchors the teeth to the jaws. (1, 2) Long-term and excessive alcohol consumption can influence host defenses causing toxic damage, which is implicated in a wide variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries such as oropharyngeal cancer, liver cirrhosis, ...

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What are the aspects of color selection and color reproduction of ceramic and zirconia restorations? A review

This summary is based on the article published in Dental Materials: Color related to ceramic and zirconia restorations: A review (january 2011) Alessandro Vichia, Chris Louca, Gabriele Corciolani, Marco Ferrari

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What is the retention success of tooth-coloured restorations in non-carious cervical lesions? A systematic review

This summary is based on the article published in Clinical Oral Investogation: Retention of tooth-colored restorations in non-carious cervical lesion. A systematic review (June 2014)

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Anaphylaxis: an update for dental practitioners

This summary is based on the article published in the Australian Dental Journal: Anaphylaxis: an update for dental practitioners (June 2014)

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How are bisphosphonates used in children? Review of the literature and guidelines for dental management

This summary is based on the article published in the Australian Dental Journal: The use of bisphosphonates in children: review of the literature and guidelines for dental management (March 2014)

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What are the indications for third molar extraction?

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of the American Dental Association: The indications for third molar extractions (June 2014)

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Which to choose: complete vs. incomplete caries removal? A Systematic Review

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of Dental Research : Incomplete caries removal: a systematic review and meta-analysis (April 2013)

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Which groups of drugs cause tooth discoloration? An updated review

This summary is based on the article published in Clinical Pediatrics: Drug-Induced Discoloration of Teeth: An Updated Review (February 2012)

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