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1. Pilocarpine improves dry mouth caused by radiotherapy

were twice as likely to have an improvement in sensation of a dry mouth. Defined as 25mm or more on a visual analogue scale from 0 to 100mm. This level of improvement was reported by 63/140 people (45%) on pilocarpine compared to 36/140 people (26%) on placebo, (odds ratio [OR] 2.37, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.43 to 3.94, two trials). There was also an improvement in salivary flow 60 minutes after taking oral pilocarpine for 89/129 people (69%) compared to 65/132 people (49%) on placebo (...) Pilocarpine improves dry mouth caused by radiotherapy Pilocarpine improves dry mouth caused by radiotherapy Discover Portal Discover Portal Pilocarpine improves dry mouth caused by radiotherapy Published on 7 November 2017 doi: Out of several treatments tested, the drug pilocarpine gave the most significant improvement in dry mouth following radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. Less dry mouth and increased salivary flow were twice as likely after taking pilocarpine than after a dummy pill

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

2. Pharmacological interventions for preventing dry mouth and salivary gland dysfunction following radiotherapy. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Pharmacological interventions for preventing dry mouth and salivary gland dysfunction following radiotherapy. Salivary gland dysfunction is an 'umbrella' term for the presence of either xerostomia (subjective sensation of dryness), or salivary gland hypofunction (reduction in saliva production). It is a predictable side effect of radiotherapy to the head and neck region, and is associated with a significant impairment of quality of life. A wide range of pharmacological interventions (...) , antiseptic mouthrinse, antimicrobial lozenge, polaprezinc, azulene rinse, and Venalot Depot (coumarin plus troxerutin).There is some low-quality evidence to suggest that amifostine prevents the feeling of dry mouth in people receiving radiotherapy to the head and neck (with or without chemotherapy) in the short- (end of radiotherapy) to medium-term (three months postradiotherapy). However, it is less clear whether or not this effect is sustained to 12 months postradiotherapy. The benefits of amifostine

2017 Cochrane

3. A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction

A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better (...) Evidence Education * Associated Topics A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction Yumi Ogata, DDS,DMD, MS . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Oral contraceptive use may increase the incidence of dry socket in women after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction. Critical Summary Assessment The results of this summarizing the evidence from 12 articles reporting on 16 studies suggest that female patients using

2016 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

4. A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction

A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better (...) Evidence Education * Associated Topics A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction Yumi Ogata, DDS,DMD, MS . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Oral contraceptive use may increase the incidence of dry socket in women after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction. Critical Summary Assessment The results of this summarizing the evidence from 12 articles reporting on 16 studies suggest that female patients using

2016 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

5. A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction

A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better (...) Evidence Education * Associated Topics A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction Yumi Ogata, DDS,DMD, MS . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion Oral contraceptive use may increase the incidence of dry socket in women after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction. Critical Summary Assessment The results of this summarizing the evidence from 12 articles reporting on 16 studies suggest that female patients using

2016 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

6. Patients with Type I or Type II Diabetes Exhibit More Dry Mouth Symptoms and Xerostomia Compared to Non-Diabetics

Patients with Type I or Type II Diabetes Exhibit More Dry Mouth Symptoms and Xerostomia Compared to Non-Diabetics UTCAT2668, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Patients with Type I or Type II Diabetes Exhibit More Dry Mouth Symptoms and Xerostomia Compared to Non-Diabetics Clinical Question In patients with Type I or Type II diabetes, is there an increased incidence of xerostomia, compared to non-diabetics (...) and measures needed to treat diabetic patients who may not only suffer from decreased salivary flow, but also other symptoms that can emanate from xerostomia, such as dysesthesia, periodontitis and increased risk for caries. In particular, the article by Moore/2001 addresses the possibility that xerostomia in diabetics may be due to correlative issues relating to consumption of prescription drugs as opposed to diabetes being a direct cause of dry mouth symptoms. Applicability Because of the high prevalence

2014 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library

7. Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions. Xerostomia is the subjective sensation of dry mouth. Common causes of xerostomia include adverse effects of many commonly prescribed medications, disease (e.g. Sjogren's Syndrome) and radiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancers. Non-pharmacological techniques such as acupuncture or mild electrostimulation may be used to improve symptoms.To assess the effects of non-pharmacological interventions administered (...) to stimulate saliva production for the relief of dry mouth.We searched the Cochrane Oral Health Group's Trials Register (to 16th April 2013), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2013, Issue 3), MEDLINE via OVID (1948 to 16th April 2013), EMBASE via OVID (1980 to 16th April 2013), AMED via OVID (1985 to 16th April 2013), CINAHL via EBSCO (1981 to 16th April 2013), and CANCERLIT via PubMed (1950 to 16th April 2013). The metaRegister of Controlled Clinical Trials

2013 Cochrane

8. Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions. (Abstract)

Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions. Xerostomia is the subjective sensation of dry mouth. Common causes of xerostomia include adverse effects of many commonly prescribed medications, disease (e.g. Sjogren's Syndrome) and radiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancers. Non-pharmacological techniques such as acupuncture or mild electrostimulation may be used to improve symptoms.To assess the effects of non-pharmacological interventions administered (...) to stimulate saliva production for the relief of dry mouth.We searched the Cochrane Oral Health Group's Trials Register (to 16th April 2013), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2013, Issue 3), MEDLINE via OVID (1948 to 16th April 2013), EMBASE via OVID (1980 to 16th April 2013), AMED via OVID (1985 to 16th April 2013), CINAHL via EBSCO (1981 to 16th April 2013), and CANCERLIT via PubMed (1950 to 16th April 2013). The metaRegister of Controlled Clinical Trials

2013 Cochrane

9. No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms.

No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together. Take advantage (...) -based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. Arthur Jeske DMD, PhD; James Zahrowski DMD, MS, PharmD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion There is no strong evidence that any topical therapy is effective to relieve the symptoms of dry mouth. Critical Summary Assessment This good of limited evidence suggests no clear evidence-based recommendation can be made regarding the effective topical management of dry mouth symptoms. Evidence Quality Rating

2012 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

10. No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms.

No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together. Take advantage (...) -based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. Arthur Jeske DMD, PhD; James Zahrowski DMD, MS, PharmD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion There is no strong evidence that any topical therapy is effective to relieve the symptoms of dry mouth. Critical Summary Assessment This good of limited evidence suggests no clear evidence-based recommendation can be made regarding the effective topical management of dry mouth symptoms. Evidence Quality Rating

2012 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

11. No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms.

No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. No evidence-based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. ADA Websites Access news, member benefits and ADA policy Attend ADA's premier event Access cutting-edge continuing education courses Find evidence to support your clinical decisions Access member-only practice content Investing in better oral health for all. Together. Take advantage (...) -based recommendation for topical interventions that effectively relieve dry mouth symptoms. Arthur Jeske DMD, PhD; James Zahrowski DMD, MS, PharmD . Overview Systematic Review Conclusion There is no strong evidence that any topical therapy is effective to relieve the symptoms of dry mouth. Critical Summary Assessment This good of limited evidence suggests no clear evidence-based recommendation can be made regarding the effective topical management of dry mouth symptoms. Evidence Quality Rating

2012 ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry

12. Restoration Materials in Dry Mouth Patients

Restoration Materials in Dry Mouth Patients UTCAT789, Found CAT view, CRITICALLY APPRAISED TOPICs University: | | ORAL HEALTH EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE PROGRAM View the CAT / Title Restoration Materials In Dry Mouth Patients Clinical Question For a patient with dry mouth, which restorative material, amalgam or resin composite, has the lowest incidence of recurrent caries? Clinical Bottom Line Glass ionomer has the lowest incidence of recurrent caries when compared to amalgam. (See Comments (...) the success of resin restorations are compared to amalgam restorations in xerostomic patients. No potential harm to the patient. Patient benefit is the placement of the most successful restorative material. Specialty/Discipline (General Dentistry) (Restorative Dentistry) Keywords Dry mouth, xerostomia, amalgam, resin composite, caries ID# 789 Date of submission: 04/14/2011 E-mail garciam30@livemail.uthscsa.edu Author Meagan D. Garcia Co-author(s) Co-author(s) e-mail Faculty mentor/Co-author Vidya Sankar

2011 UTHSCSA Dental School CAT Library