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: November 2014; 6(7)

November 2014

Anatomy of the periodontium: A biological basis for radiographic evaluation of periradicular pathology

  The periodontium surrounds and supports the teeth and consists of four major components; gingiva, periodontal ligaments, cementum/dentin, and alveolar bone/lamina dura, with collective function of keeping the tooth in position despite varying changes and responses during mastication. A near-normal radiograph of periradicular tissues was used as the basis for evaluation of some common periradicular...

Author(s): I. U. Madukwe

November 2014

Evaluation of a decontamination protocol prior to a full-mouth disinfection procedure: A randomised clinical study

The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that the application of a chlorhexidine-based decontamination protocol during two weeks prior to scaling root planing (SRP) would reduce bleeding on probing (BoP) at the time of SRP. Secondary outcomes were other clinical parameters. Another secondary aim was to assess whether the improvement of periodontal conditions, if any, would have a benefit up to 3 months...

Author(s): Anna Maria Genovesi, Simone Marconcini, Massimiliano Ricci, Olivia Marchisio, Francesca Covani and Ugo Covani