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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Dentistry and Oral Health

Dentistry and Oral Health current awareness bulletin

Frequency: Bi-monthly

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May 2024

Artificial intelligence serving pre-surgical digital implant planning 10.1016/j.jdent.2024.104862

The behavioural influence on a patient of a clinician’s choice of topic specific words 10.59489/bsdht141

Common oral conditions: a review 10.1001/jama.2024.0953

A critical review of the evidence for the use of antibiotics as adjuncts in non-surgical periodontal therapy 10.59489/bsdht140

Demineralized bone matrix for repair and regeneration of maxillofacial defects: A narrative review 10.1016/j.jdent.2024.104899

Dental silicate ceramics surface modification by nonthermal plasma: a systematic review 10.1016/

The early operative burden for children born with cleft lip and palate 10.1177/10556656221143301

Effectiveness of various methods of educating children and adolescents for the maintenance of oral health: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials 10.1111/ipd.13125

From bedside to bench and back: advancing our understanding of the pathophysiology of cleft palate and implications for the future 10.1177/10556656221142098

The impact of electronic cigarettes on peri-implant health: A systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.jdent.2024.104883

Orofacial signs of child or adolescent maltreatment identified by dentists and dental hygienists: a scoping review 10.1111/ipd.13139 

Orthodontic treatment for prominent lower front teeth (Class III malocclusion) in children (updated Cochrane intervention review) 10.1002/14651858.CD003451.pub3

The periodontitis enigma - unveiling the complex dynamics between the biofilm and inflammation 10.59489/bsdht139

Preparing students for primary dental care in the Republic of Ireland 10.1016/j.jdent.2024.104926

Recent advances in additive manufacturing of patient-specific devices for dental and maxillofacial rehabilitation 10.1016/

Recent updates and feasibility of nanodrugs in the prevention and eradication of dental biofilm and its associated pathogens—a review 10.1016/j.jdent.2024.104888

Unveiling deception: characterizing false amber necklace messages on Facebook 10.1111/ipd.13121

Zirconia dental implants: the relationship between design and clinical outcome - a systematic review 10.1016/j.jdent.2024.104903


Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, The (Apr-May); Cochrane Library (Mar-Apr); Dental Health (Mar); Dental Materials (Mar-Apr); International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (May); JAMA (26th Mar); Journal of Dentistry (Apr)

March 2024

Breastfeeding, consumption of ultraprocessed foods, and dental caries at 4 years of age 10.1111/ipd.13087  

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry: A policy document on dental neglect in children 10.1111/ipd.13120 

A case study to explore patients’ views on the use of an online system for eliciting medical histories from patients in primary dental care 10.59489/bsdht126

Effect of repair and surface treatments on the strength of digitally fabricated resin-based dental prostheses 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104806

Effect of surface treatments on bond strength of resin composite repair 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104737

Efficacy of laser therapy in trigeminal neuralgia 10.30476/dentjods.2023.95758.1889

Health professionals’ recommendations on the use of fluoride varnish for caries prevention in preschool children 10.1111/ipd.13074 

Household, dietary, and clinical characteristics of childhood caries and overweight progression 10.1111/ipd.13093

The implications of COVID-19 enhanced personal protective equipment for aerosol generating procedures on UK dental practices 10.59489/bsdht125

Initial arch wires used in orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances (update Cochrane intervention review) 10.1002/14651858.CD007859.pub5

Mechanical characteristics of zirconia produced additively by 3D printing in dentistry 10.1016/

Oral squamous cell carcinoma: focus on biomarkers for screening 10.30476/dentjods.2023.96159.1924

Orthodontic retainers and the stability of the maxillary arch in unilateral cleft lip and palate patients 10.1177/10556656221133954

Patients’ experience with teledentistry compared to conventional follow-up visits in TMD clinic 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104774

The periodontal status of orofacial cleft patients 10.1177/10556656221127549 

Photodynamic therapy in the root canal treatment of primary teeth 10.1111/ipd.13088 

Polymorphism of salivary proteins and risk of periodontal diseases 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104804

Psychological and peer difficulties of children with cleft lip and/or palate 10.1177/10556656221125377

Sagittal growth restriction of the midface following isolated cleft lip repair 10.1177/10556656221116005


Annual Clinical Journal of Dental Health (Dec); Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal, The (Jan-Mar); Cochrane Library (Jan-Feb); Dental Materials (Jan-Feb); Journal of Dentistry (Jan-Mar); International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Jan-Mar)

January 2024

Advancements in oral and maxillofacial surgery medical images segmentation techniques: An overview DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104727

Association between salivary characteristics and tooth wear: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104692

Clinical longevity of direct and indirect posterior resin composite restorations: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/

Compomers for the restorative treatment of dental caries in primary teeth: An umbrella review DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104696

Contemporary treatment techniques for excessive gingival display caused by altered passive eruption or lip hypermobility DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104711

Dental implant material related changes in molecular signatures in peri-implantitis – A systematic review of omics in-vivo studies DOI: 10.1016/

Effect of dental composite dust on human gingival keratinocytes DOI: 10.1016/

Global trends in knowledge, attitude, and awareness of orthodontists regarding the management of patients with cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review DOI: 10.1177/10556656221108856

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw induced by regenerative therapy in implant dentistry: a scoping review DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104682

Morphology of pulpal mineralizations: A scoping review DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104745

A narrative review of cracks in teeth: Aetiology, microstructure and diagnostic challenges DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104683

Prevalence of awake bruxism: a systematic review DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104715

The preventive effect of glass ionomer cement restorations on secondary caries formation: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/

Redefining the non-communicable disease framework to a 6 × 6 approach: incorporating oral diseases and sugars DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(23)00205-0

A scoping review of new technologies for dental plaque quantitation: Benefits and limitations DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104772

Self-adhesive flowable composite resins and flowable composite resins in permanent teeth with occlusal cavities: A systematic review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2023.104691

Sources used: Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, The (Dec); Dental Materials (Nov, Dec); Journal of Dentistry (Nov, Dec); Lancet Public Health, The (Nov)