Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Titanium particles enhanced osteoclast differentiation and osteoclast bone resorption activity in vitro

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of titanium particles that detached from dental implants on osteoclast differentiation and their bone resorption activity. Osteoclasts were generated by titanium particles medium and conditioned medium with or without anti-receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand (RANKL). The number of osteoclast was counted and the resorption areas on dentin slices were...

Author(s): Bo Meng and Xiaoyu Yang

February 2013

Self report of adverse gingival conditions among pregnant South-Western Nigerian women

Reports have associated the occurrence of periodontal diseases, of which gingivitis is the earliest and commonest form in pregnancy with an increased risk for poor pregnancy outcome. There is dearth of information on the oral status of pregnant women in Nigeria. This study assessed self reported adverse gingival changes and its relationship with observed gingival health status among pregnant women in a South-Western...

Author(s): Joy Ucheonye Ifesanya and Gbemisola Aderemi Oke