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  1. Noorhazayti Ab. Halim, Nur Atiyah Fakhri, Nur Izzati Aisyah Azhar
    Awareness of erosive tooth wear (ETW) by the public is still low and most dental
    practitioners overlooked the very early stages dismissing minor tooth surface loss of erosive tooth
    wear. Therefore, this study aimed to assess knowledge of diagnosis and treatment strategies of
    ETW among private dental practitioners (PDP) in Kuantan. (Copied from article).
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Attrition; Tooth Wear
  2. Yusof WZ, Awang MN
    PMID: 2371041
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth, Impacted/radiography*; Tooth, Supernumerary/radiography*
  3. Al Bayaty, F.H., Baharuddin, N.A., Hussain, S.F.
    Ann Dent, 2007;14(1):52-55.
    The objectives of this study were to measure the Furcation Entrance Dimensions of first and second permanent molars in Malaysian samples and to compare the Furcation Entrance Dimensions with the blade widths of periodontal Gracey’s curette used for root surface instrumentation. A total of 199 extracted permanent teeth were measured, which comprised of 51 mandibular first molars, 51 mandibular second molars, 45 maxillary first molars and 52 maxillary second molars. Furcation Entrance Dimension was measured using calibrated test gauges. Results showed 51.91% of Furcation Entrance Dimension was
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Root
  4. Ngeow, W.C.
    Ann Dent, 1996;3(1):-.
    Supernumerarypremolars have been reported to occur in 0.29% of the general populationand to represent about 9.1% of all supernumerary teeth. Most of the supernumerary teeth reported in the literature were detected by radiographsas most of them were unerupted or impacted.Asearch of the literature revealed not many cases of fully erupted and well aligned supernumerary premolars being reported. A case of a unilateral transposed supernumery premolarthat had erupted into alignment is presented here. The remarkable featureof this case is that the supernumery premolar is transposed between the first and second permanent maxillary molars. The etiology of supernumeraryteeth is also reviewed.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Eruption; Tooth, Impacted; Tooth, Supernumerary
  5. Wan Noor Rabiatul Akmalia Wan Abd Razak, Yushaini Ahmad
    Delayed tooth eruption (DTE) is the emergence of a tooth into oral cavity that
    deviates from norms established for different races, ethnics and sexes, which commonly caused
    either by local or systemic conditions. (Copied from article).
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth; Tooth Abnormalities; Tooth Eruption
  6. Shanmuhasuntharam P, Thong YL
    Br Dent J, 1990 Jan 20;168(2):73-4.
    PMID: 2404500
    A case of extreme distal migration of the left maxillary canine is reported. The canine had erupted buccal to the contact area between the left second premolar and first molar. Past reports of similar ectopia are reviewed.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Eruption, Ectopic*; Tooth Migration*; Tooth, Deciduous
  7. Daud S, Nambiar P, Hossain MZ, Rahman MR, Bakri MM
    Gerodontology, 2016 Sep;33(3):315-21.
    PMID: 25266855 DOI: 10.1111/ger.12154
    OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to determine the changes in cell density and morphology of selected cells of the ageing human dental pulp.

    BACKGROUND: Changes in cell density and morphology of dental pulp cells over time may affect their capability to respond to tooth injury.

    MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred thirty-one extracted teeth were obtained from individuals between the ages of 6 and 80 years. The apical 1/3 of the root region was removed from all teeth prior to routine processing for producing histological slides. The histology slides were used to study the changes in cell density and morphology of selected pulp cells; odontoblasts, subodontoblasts and fibroblasts in the crown and root regions of the dental pulp. Student's t-test and one-way anova were used for statistical analyses.

    RESULTS: In all age groups, the cell density for all types of cells was found to be higher in the crown than in the root (p tooth injury.

    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Root/cytology; Tooth Root/pathology; Tooth Crown/cytology; Tooth Crown/pathology
  8. Khiang LS
    Dent J Malaysia Singapore, 1968 Oct;8(2):38-42.
    PMID: 5250655
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Eruption, Ectopic/surgery; Tooth Extraction
  9. Fazliah, S.N.
    Supernumerary tooth (ST) is a developmental anomaly and has been argued to arise from multiple etiologies. These teeth may remain embedded in the alveolar bone or can erupt into the oral cavity. When it remains embedded, it may cause disturbance to the developing teeth. The erupted supernumerary tooth might cause aesthetic and/or functional problems especially if it is situated in the maxillary anterior region. A case of supernumerary teeth is presented where the teeth have been left in place and which later gave rise to some problems. The patient had history of trauma and requested orthodontic treatment for the misalignment of his anterior teeth. The treatment options are further discussed.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Abnormalities; Tooth Eruption; Tooth, Supernumerary
  10. Lo, Chai Ling, Mah, Eng Ching, Tie, Sing Fung
    Malaysian Dental Journal, 2016;2016(2):0-0.
    Delayed eruption of permanent upper incisors is a cause for concern to patients. It causes aesthetic, function and speech problems. This case report describes a technique of managing impacted dilacerated maxillary central incisors using removable appliances over one and a half year. It is a simple, operator- friendly and economical treatment option with favorable result.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Abnormalities; Tooth Eruption; Tooth, Impacted
  11. Modi R, Kohli S, Rajeshwari K, Bhatia S
    Eur J Dent, 2015 Apr-Jun;9(2):255-61.
    PMID: 26038660 DOI: 10.4103/1305-7456.156847
    The aim of the study is to evaluate the stress distribution in tooth supported 5-unit fixed partial denture (FPD) having tooth as pier abutment using rigid and nonrigid connectors respectively, under simultaneous and progressive loading.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth
  12. Hussein NN
    Singapore Dent J, 1985 Jul;10(1):13-5.
    PMID: 3868814
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth, Impacted/epidemiology; Tooth, Impacted/radiography; Tooth, Supernumerary/epidemiology*; Tooth, Supernumerary/radiography; Tooth, Unerupted/epidemiology; Tooth, Unerupted/radiography
    Br Dent J, 1949 Aug 19;87(4):87-91.
    PMID: 18134610
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth*; Tooth Diseases*
  14. Alshehadat SA, Halim MS, Carmen K, Fung CS
    J Conserv Dent, 2016 9 23;19(5):490-3.
    PMID: 27656074 DOI: 10.4103/0972-0707.190021
    BACKGROUND: "Stamp" technique is a new method for placing large composite restorations with accurate occlusal topography. It was introduced mainly to restore Class I cavities and erosively damaged teeth. This technique is indicated when the preoperative anatomy of the tooth is intact and not lost due to the carious lesion. A precise tooth-like filling an accurate functional occlusion is obtained when the stamp technique is applied. However, using this technique to restore Class II cavities is not established yet.

    AIM: To introduce modifications of the stamp technique that make it applicable to restore Class II composite restorations.

    MATERIALS AND METHODS: The traditional materials and tools used for direct composite restorations are needed with no additional instruments. Clinical illustrations and step-by-step description are provided in this paper.

    RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: Using the stamp technique to restore Class II cavities is achievable, simple and practical, and result in a very accurate anatomical restoration.

    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Erosion
  15. Nik-Hussein NN
    Aust Orthod J, 1990 Oct;11(4):247-50.
    PMID: 2152540
    The presence of supernumerary teeth in the premaxillary region may cause a variety of pathological effects. This study was carried out to determine the various aspects of supernumerary teeth in the premaxillary region, particularly the effects of the supernumerary teeth on the permanent incisors and surrounding tissues. Approximately 20 percent of the patients (n = 49) with supernumerary teeth did not present with any abnormality. A high proportion of patients (37.9 percent) had delayed or failure of eruption of permanent teeth and 24.1 percent had rotation or displacement of permanent teeth. Other effects observed were median diastema and cystic changes around the unerupted supernumerary tooth. The high proportion of pathological effects seen showed that early diagnosis of the anomaly is important to intercept damage to the adjacent normal teeth and surrounding tissues. However, no cases of root resorption of the permanent teeth due to the presence of supernumeraries were observed.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Eruption*; Tooth Eruption, Ectopic/etiology*; Tooth, Supernumerary/complications*; Tooth, Unerupted/etiology*
  16. Kong YW
    Dent J Malaysia Singapore, 1972 May;12(1):9-14.
    PMID: 4507360
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Abnormalities/epidemiology
  17. Yahya, A.N., Radzi, Z., Yusof, Z.Y.M.
    Malaysian Dental Journal, 2007;28(1):34-37.
    This clinical case report describes an aspect of restorative management of worn teeth. It illustrates the use of diagnostic overlay removable partial denture or DORPD, which has the same function as occlusal splint but with advantages of providing immediate aesthetic improvement and function.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Attrition; Tooth Wear
  18. Kaur R, Kumar AC, Garg R, Sharma S, Rastogi T, Gupta VV
    Indian J Dent, 2016 Apr-Jun;7(2):66-9.
    PMID: 27433048 DOI: 10.4103/0975-962X.184644
    The impaction rate is higher for the third molars than for any other tooth in modern human population. This study was conducted with the aim to evaluate the validity of linear and angular measurements on the digital panoramic radiograph as a reference for early prediction of mandibular third molar eruption/impaction.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Eruption; Tooth, Impacted
  19. Teck LS
    Dent J Malaysia Singapore, 1968 Feb;8(1):33-5.
    PMID: 5248556
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth Root/abnormalities
  20. Mohd Mokhtar S, Abd Jalil L, Muhd Noor N
    Case Rep Dent, 2017;2017:7361924.
    PMID: 28352481 DOI: 10.1155/2017/7361924
    The report presents examples of successful cases of autotransplantation of ectopic teeth as donor in the treatment of clinically missing maxillary anterior teeth in young patients. The transplanted teeth were either severely ectopic, inverted, rotated or in an unfavourable position that they are commonly sacrificed as a result. Details of surgical technique as well as clinical and radiographic assessments were discussed.
    Matched MeSH terms: Tooth; Tooth, Supernumerary
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