Periodontal status and oral health behavior in hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Periodontal status and oral health behavior in hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

September 28, 2015

Neeta Vijay Bhavsar1, Bela Dilip Dave2, Nilam Ashokkumar Brahmbhatt1, Rishikesh Parekh11Department of Periodontia, Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.2Department of Periodontia, AMC Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.166097 ABSTRACT Aim: We evaluated the periodontal health status and oral health…

Acetylcholinesterase activity as a neurotoxicity marker within the context of experimentally-simulated hyperprolinaemia: An in vitro approach

Acetylcholinesterase activity as a neurotoxicity marker within the context of experimentally-simulated hyperprolinaemia: An in vitro approach

September 28, 2015

Konstantinos Kalafatakis1, Vasiliki Gkanti2, Connie A Mackenzie-Gray Scott3, Apostolos Zarros2, George S Baillie3, Stylianos Tsakiris41Laboratory of Physiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece; Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience and Endocrinology, School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine…

Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of curcumin gel with and without photo activation as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis: A split mouth clinical and microbiological study

Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of curcumin gel with and without photo activation as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis: A split mouth clinical and microbiological study

September 28, 2015

Annaji Sreedhar, Indranil Sarkar, Padma Rajan, Jagdish Pai, Sachin Malagi, Vinesh Kamath, Radhikka BarmappaDepartment of Periodontics, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet, Karnataka, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.166100 ABSTRACT Aims and Objectives: Harnessing Mother Nature’s bountiful remedies for rejuvenation has been in vogue since time immemorial….

Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of Pont’s index predictability for Malay population in orthodontics

Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of Pont’s index predictability for Malay population in orthodontics

September 28, 2015

Mohammad Khursheed Alam1, Fazal Shahid1, Kathiravan Purmal2, Mohd Fadhli Khamis31Orthodontic Unit, School of Dental Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia.2Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, School of Dental Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia.3Forensic Dentistry/Oral Biology Unit, School of Dental Science, Universiti Sains…

Dental caries status of inmates in central prison, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Dental caries status of inmates in central prison, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

September 28, 2015

Benley George1, Joseph John2, S Saravanan2, I Meignana Arumugham2, Minimol K Johny31Department of Public Health Dentistry, Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India.2Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.3Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics,…

Attitude of Indian dental professionals toward scientific publications: A questionnaire based study

Attitude of Indian dental professionals toward scientific publications: A questionnaire based study

September 28, 2015

Pradhuman Verma1, Suresh K Sachdeva1, Kanika Gupta Verma2, Rameen Khosa1, Suman Basavraju3, Sanjay Dutta41Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India.2Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Surendera Dental College and Research Institute, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India.3Department…

Effect of misoprostol for cervical priming before gynecological procedures on nonpregnant premenopausal women

Effect of misoprostol for cervical priming before gynecological procedures on nonpregnant premenopausal women

September 28, 2015

Monimala Saha1, Aparna Chakraborty2, Sandip Chattopadhyay1, Subhendu Saha3, Joydip Paul1, Anjan Das41Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.2Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.3Department…

Role of abnormal Langerhans cells in oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma: A pilot study

Role of abnormal Langerhans cells in oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma: A pilot study

September 28, 2015

Shyamsundar Vidya Rani, Babu Aravindha, Sankari Leena, Nandagopal Balachander, Letchumana Kumar Malathi, Mahaboob Kadar MasthanDepartment of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.166120 ABSTRACT Background: The oral epithelial dysplasia (OED) and oral squamous cell…

Correlation of cytomorphological patterns and acid-fast Bacilli positivity in tuberculous lymphadenitis in a rural population of southern India

Correlation of cytomorphological patterns and acid-fast Bacilli positivity in tuberculous lymphadenitis in a rural population of southern India

September 28, 2015

Suresh Masilamani, P Arul, C AkshathaDepartment of Pathology, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical College and Hospital, Siruvachur, Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.166121 ABSTRACT Background: One of the most common causes of lymphadenopathy in India is tuberculosis. It can be diagnosed by a minimally invasive procedure…

Morbidity profile and out of pocket health care expenditure among under five children of an urban area of Puducherry

Morbidity profile and out of pocket health care expenditure among under five children of an urban area of Puducherry

September 28, 2015

Divya Nair, Sitanshu Sekhar Kar, Kalaiselvi Selvaraj, Archana RamalingamDepartment of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.166122 Background: Information on out of pocket (OOP) health care expenditure is essential for health planning and devising strategies…