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The effect of bioactive glasses on enamel remineralization: A systematic review.
INTRODUCTION/OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness of bioactive glasses in promoting enamel remineralization. DATA: An electronic search with a complementary gray literature search for in vivo and in vitro research. ...
Orthodontic trial outcomes: Plentiful, inconsistent, and in need of uniformity? A scoping review.
INTRODUCTION: The selection of appropriate outcomes that matter to both patients and operators is increasingly appreciated, with core outcome sets in clinical trials gaining in popularity. The first step in core outcome ...
Effectiveness of part-time vs full-time wear protocols of Twin-block appliance on dental and skeletal changes: A randomized controlled trial.
(Elsevier/Science Direct, 2019-01-31)
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this 2-arm parallel study was to compare the dentoalveolar and skeletal changes achieved with Twin-block appliance therapy prescribed on either a part- or full-time basis for 12 months. METHODS: ...
The effects of fixed and removable orthodontic retainers: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE: In the view of the widespread acceptance of indefinite retention, it is important to determine the effects of fixed and removable orthodontic retainers on periodontal health, survival and failure rates of ...
Clinical evaluation of marketed orthodontic products: are researchers behind the times? A meta-epidemiological study.
BACKGROUND: The role of marketing and industry in the treatment decisions of orthodontists has received increasing attention in recent years with clinical research typically undertaken subsequent to established use of these ...
The use of tailored subheadings was successful in enhancing compliance with CONSORT in a dental journal.
OBJECTIVES: Efforts to enhance the reporting of clinical trials have intensified in recent years with automated strategies and editorial involvement showing promise in improving compliance with accepted guidelines. This ...