Research Article
20/5/2017
Gholamhossein Ramezani, Maryam Alsadat Hosseini
Since earlier studies on the association between dental caries with birth problems are very controversial, this study assessed the potential association between DMFT index with low birth and preterm birth.In this matched case-control study, 150 children were divided into 75 case (premature birth and low birth weight) ... read more
Research Article
30/5/2017
Shahin Kasraei, Mona Malek, Zahra Khamverdi, Maryam Mojtahedi
Previous studies have shown that increasing collagen resistance to degradation stabilizes the resin-dentin interface and collagen cross-linkers can prevent the degradation of collagen fibrils as such. This study sought to assess the efficacy of light-activated riboflavin for collagen cross-linking and optimizing the micro tensile bond strength (µTBS) ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Hassan Mohajerani, Nima Sadeghi, Taraneh Montazemi, Afsaneh Montazemi
Zygomatic fractures are among the most common maxillofacial injuries.This study aimed to assess the incidence and causes of zygomatic fractures in patients referring to Tehran Taleghani hospital during a 10-year period.This descriptive, retrospective, cross-sectional study was conducted on 294 records of patients (248 males and 46 females) ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Zahra Jaberi Ansari, Maryam Moezzizadeh, Haleh Valizadeh Haghi
Blood contamination could interfere with the bonding of resin materials to different substrates.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of various methods of removing blood contamination between composite resin increments on resin-resin micro-shear bond strength.90 composite blocks (Valux Plus, 3M ESPE) measuring 2 × ... read more
Research Article
30/6/2017
Mohammad Ali Hemmati, Faeze Hamze, Mostafa Fatemi, Farhood Najafi, Mohammad Bagher Rezvani
Zinc oxide (ZnO) that is a main component of Zinc Polycarboxylate and Zinc Phosphate conventional cements has been incorporated into many dental materials for mechanical enhancement. Moreover, by decreasing the particle size of ZnO down to nano-scale, its beneficial effects would tremendously increase because the nanoparticles have ... read more
Research Article
20/9/2017
Zahra Tafakhori, Hamidreza Zahedifar, Mahmood Sheikh Fathollahi, Maryam Irannejad
Calcification and morphological variation are fairly common in patients presenting to oral and maxillofacial radiology clinics with stylohyoid complex.The present study used digital radiography to investigate in detail whether or not elongated stylohyoid complex is linked to clinical symptoms, gender, and increased age. Finding such relationship can ... read more
Case Report
17/7/2016
Marco Rossi, Francesco Saverio Ludovichetti, Christian Bacci
A new piezoelectric surgical device, a new system for cutting bone system, has recently been developed. It uses low-frequency ultrasonic vibrations to shape and cut bone.In this paper, we report the case of a 70-year-old woman affected by (G2, T1, M0) oral cancer treated with osteotomy performed ... read more
Case Report
4/7/2016
Parviz Deyhimi, Mohammad Razavi, Ali Tavakolli Hoseini, Batoul Alishahi
Small cell neuroendocrine carcinomas (SmCCs) of the salivary glands are rare high grade malignant neoplasms, and the identification of these lesions is often difficult. Histopathological features alone are not sufficient for the diagnosis of SmCCs, and immunohistochemical (IHC) staining is almost always mandatory for confirming the diagnosis.We ... read more