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: 132

Table of Content: October 2013; 5(8)

October 2013

Gender determination using primary teeth: A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) study

The aim of this study was to assess the effect of various environmental factors on the preservation of pulp tissue in primary teeth as a source of DNA and its use for sex determination using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). 120 samples were grouped into 4 groups of 30 teeth each. Group I samples were kept immersed in a bucket of drainage water, group II, III and IV samples were buried in sand taken from seashore, burial...

Author(s): Prashant M. Battepati and M. Shodan

October 2013

Plaque removal efficacy of a novel oral care device: A microbiological assessment

In adults with inflammatory problems, self-performed mechanical plaque removal is insufficiently effective and should be improved. The aim of this study was to determine the biofilm removal efficacy of a new oral care device, the digital brush (Enacare, Micerium), a disposable gauze product soaked in 0.12% chlorhexidine. Changes in supragingival microbiota were investigated in 30 Caucasian patients (14 males and 16...

Author(s): Marisa Roncati and Alessandra Lucchese