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221. HealthPartners Dental Group and Clinics caries guideline.

HealthPartners Dental Group and Clinics caries guideline. HealthPartners Dental Group and Clinics caries guideline. | National Guideline Clearinghouse Search Sign In Username or Email * Password * Remember Me Don't have an account? Guideline Summary NGC:006455 This guideline summary has been replaced by an updated version. Please update your bookmarks. View the updated summary: NGC:010196 View all updated summaries in the . About NGC Guideline Summaries NGC's guidelines summaries contain

HealthPartners Dental Group2008

223. Modelling lifelong costs of caries with and without fluoride use

Modelling lifelong costs of caries with and without fluoride use Modelling lifelong costs of caries with and without fluoride use Modelling lifelong costs of caries with and without fluoride use Splieth C H, Flessa S Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study (...) and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study examined the clinical and economic impact of various policies for the prevention of caries, using fluorides, in adolescents and adults. Prevention was generally cost-effective. The population-based approach of fluoride salt was best value for money, for a single treatment. The addition of lifelong use of fluoride toothpaste markedly increased this and further addition of fluoride gel produced the best value. The study had some methodological limitations, which

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2008

224. The impact of polyol-containing chewing gums on dental caries: a systematic review of original randomized controlled trials and observational studies

The impact of polyol-containing chewing gums on dental caries: a systematic review of original randomized controlled trials and observational studies The impact of polyol-containing chewing gums on dental caries: a systematic review of original randomized controlled trials and observational studies The impact of polyol-containing chewing gums on dental caries: a systematic review of original randomized controlled trials and observational studies Deshpande A, Jadad AR CRD summary The authors (...) concluded that there was consistent evidence to support use of xylitol- and sorbitol-containing chewing gum to prevent dental caries. This was a well-conducted review and the results are likely to be reliable for the population group evaluated (schoolchildren). Authors' objectives To assess the effect polyol-containing chewing gum compared with no chewing gum on dental caries. Searching MEDLINE (from 1950), The Cochrane Library (May 2008) databases and Google Scholar (May 2008, first 200 hits) were

DARE.2008

225. Fluoride supplements, dental caries and fluorosis: a systematic review

Fluoride supplements, dental caries and fluorosis: a systematic review Fluoride supplements, dental caries and fluorosis: a systematic review Fluoride supplements, dental caries and fluorosis: a systematic review Ismail AI, Hasson H CRD summary The review found weak and inconsistent evidence that fluoride supplements prevented dental caries in primary teeth and strong evidence of benefit for permanent teeth. Mild to moderate fluorosis was a significant side effect. The review was limited (...) by language bias, unclear inclusion criteria, inadequate reporting of study characteristics and poor-quality primary studies. The authors’ conclusions require caution. Authors' objectives To determine whether fluoride supplementation in children aged up to 16 years prevented dental caries and whether it increased the risk of dental fluorosis. Searching For effectiveness studies, MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), EBM Reviews and EMBASE were searched from inception to June

DARE.2008

226. Caries - diagnosis, risk assessment and non-invasive treatment

Caries - diagnosis, risk assessment and non-invasive treatment Caries - diagnosis, risk assessment and non-invasive treatment Caries - diagnosis, risk assessment and non-invasive treatment Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Swedish Council on Technology Assessment (...) in Health Care. Caries - diagnosis, risk assessment and non-invasive treatment. Stockholm: The Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU). Yellow Report No.188. 2008 Authors' conclusions Main Conclusions Past caries experience is the single best factor for prediction of future caries (Evidence Grade 1). It is possible to identify children and adolescents at very low risk of developing caries during the next 2–3 years (Evidence Grade 1). However, it is difficult to determine accurately which

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2008

227. Prevention of early childhood caries (ECC): review of literature published 1998-2007

Prevention of early childhood caries (ECC): review of literature published 1998-2007 Prevention of early childhood caries (ECC): review of literature published 1998-2007 Prevention of early childhood caries (ECC): review of literature published 1998-2007 Twetman, S CRD summary The author concluded that although there was evidence for the use of fluoride in preventing early childhood caries, further high-quality studies were required to establish the best way to maintain oral health in infants (...) . In view of the methodological limitations of the review, the authors’ conclusions should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of methods used to prevent early childhood caries. Searching PubMed was searched for studies published in English between 1998 and 2007. Search terms were reported. Reference lists of two recent systematic reviews were screened. Study selection Prospective controlled studies that evaluated non-invasive primary or primary-primary (mother

DARE.2008

228. The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions

The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions Griffin SO, Oong E, Kohn W, Vidakovic B, GoochB F, CDC Dental Sealant Systematic Review Work Group CRD summary The authors concluded that sealing non-cavitated caries in the pits and fissures of permanent teeth in children, adolescents and young adults was effective in reducing caries progression. The authors' conclusions (...) reflected the results of the review, but some caution was needed given the small number of studies and incomplete reporting of review methods. Authors' objectives To determine the effectiveness of dental sealants in preventing the progression of caries lesions in the pits and fissures of permanent teeth. Searching MEDLINE (1966 to June 2005), EMBASE (1980 to June 2005) and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (1st week September 2005) were searched for English language articles using

DARE.2008

229. Pulp management for caries in adults: maintaining pulp vitality.

Pulp management for caries in adults: maintaining pulp vitality. BACKGROUND: There is a range of treatment options for the management of the pulp in extensively decayed teeth. These include direct and indirect pulp capping, pulpotomy or pulpectomy. If the tooth is symptomatic or if there are periapical bone changes, then endodontic treatment is required. However, if the tooth is asymptomatic but the caries is extensive, there is no consensus as to the best method of management. In addition (...) ), Science Citation Index - SCISEARCH (1981 to March 2006). Detailed search strategies were developed for each database. Handsearching and screening of reference lists were undertaken. There was no restriction with regard to language of publication. SELECTION CRITERIA: Studies included were randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Asymptomatic vital permanent teeth with extensive caries were included. Studies were those which compared techniques to maintain pulp vitality. Outcome measures included clinical

Cochrane2007

230. Dental caries.

Dental caries. Dental caries, otherwise known as tooth decay, is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases of people worldwide; individuals are susceptible to this disease throughout their lifetime. Dental caries forms through a complex interaction over time between acid-producing bacteria and fermentable carbohydrate, and many host factors including teeth and saliva. The disease develops in both the crowns and roots of teeth, and it can arise in early childhood as an aggressive tooth decay (...) that affects the primary teeth of infants and toddlers. Risk for caries includes physical, biological, environmental, behavioural, and lifestyle-related factors such as high numbers of cariogenic bacteria, inadequate salivary flow, insufficient fluoride exposure, poor oral hygiene, inappropriate methods of feeding infants, and poverty. The approach to primary prevention should be based on common risk factors. Secondary prevention and treatment should focus on management of the caries process over time

Lancet2007

231. Effectiveness of fluoride in preventing caries in adults

Effectiveness of fluoride in preventing caries in adults Effectiveness of fluoride in preventing caries in adults Effectiveness of fluoride in preventing caries in adults Griffin S O, Regnier E, Griffin P M, Huntley V CRD summary This review concluded that fluoride helps prevent caries in adults of all ages. The authors' conclusions appear to follow from the results presented, although the paucity of more recent studies and poor quality of the included studies limit their reliability (...) and relevance to current populations. Authors' objectives To determine the effectiveness of topical fluoride for the prevention of coronal caries in adults (20 years and older) and root caries in older adults (40 years and older). A secondary aim was to determine the effectiveness of different fluoride delivery modes in preventing caries. Searching MEDLINE (1966 to October 2004), EMBASE (1988 to October 2004), and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register were searched; the search terms were reported

DARE.2007

232. Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of ‘HealOzone’ for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries

Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of ‘HealOzone’ for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of 'HealOzone' for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested

NIHR HTA programme2006

233. The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for managing dental caries: a meta-analysis

The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for managing dental caries: a meta-analysis The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for managing dental caries: a meta-analysis The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) approach for managing dental caries: a meta-analysis van 't Hof M A, Frencken J E, van Palenstein Helderman W H, Holmgren C J CRD summary This review concluded that survival rates are high for single-surface atraumatic restorative treatment restorations in primary (...) and permanent teeth, and that survival is better with high-viscosity than with medium-viscosity glass-ionomers. Survival rates of multiple-surface restorations in primary teeth are low. It is unclear whether the results of the included studies and their subsequent synthesis can be relied upon. Authors' objectives To assess the survival of atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) restorations in primary and permanent teeth and the retention and caries preventive effect of ART sealants in permanent teeth

DARE.2006

234. Caries-preventive effect of resin-based and glass ionomer sealants over time: a systematic review

Caries-preventive effect of resin-based and glass ionomer sealants over time: a systematic review Caries-preventive effect of resin-based and glass ionomer sealants over time: a systematic review Caries-preventive effect of resin-based and glass ionomer sealants over time: a systematic review Beiruti N, Frencken JE, van 't Hof MA, van Palenstein Helderman WH CRD summary The authors concluded that there was no consistent evidence to determine the superiority of either resin-based or glass (...) ionomer sealant materials for the prevention of caries development. The data presented appear to support the authors’ conclusion, but the limited search and lack of a quality assessment of the included studies make it difficult to comment on the reliability of the conclusion. Authors' objectives To compare the effects of resin-based and glass ionomer sealant materials for the prevention of caries. Searching MEDLINE/PubMed was searched using the reported search terms to December 2004. In addition

DARE.2006

235. Chlorhexidine varnish for preventing dental caries in children, adolescents and young adults: a systematic review

Chlorhexidine varnish for preventing dental caries in children, adolescents and young adults: a systematic review Chlorhexidine varnish for preventing dental caries in children, adolescents and young adults: a systematic review Chlorhexidine varnish for preventing dental caries in children, adolescents and young adults: a systematic review Zhang Q, van Palenstein-Helderman W H, van't Hof M A, Truin G J CRD summary This review tentatively concluded that chlorhexidine varnish has a moderate (...) caries-inhibiting effect in children and young adults when applied every 3 to 4 months, but this appears to diminish approximately 2 years after the last application. Given the small number of variable studies, the authors are justified in advising caution when interpreting the results. Authors' objectives To determine the caries-inhibiting effects of chlorhexidine (CHX) varnishes, and the effects of application frequency and time between application and evaluation, on the permanent dentition

DARE.2006

236. Dental flossing and interproximal caries: a systematic review

Dental flossing and interproximal caries: a systematic review Dental flossing and interproximal caries: a systematic review Dental flossing and interproximal caries: a systematic review Hujoel P P, Cunha-Cruz J, Banting D W, Loesche W J CRD summary This review systematically assessed the effect of dental flossing on interproximal caries risk and found that professional flossing in children with low fluoride exposure is effective in reducing it. The poor reporting of review methods, poor quality (...) of the included studies and uncertainty about the appropriateness of statistical pooling mean that the reliability of the authors' conclusions is uncertain. Authors' objectives To systematically assess the effect of dental flossing on interproximal caries risk. Searching MEDLINE, the Cochrane CENTRAL Register, Web of Science and Current Controlled Trials were searched up to December 2004; the search terms were reported. The authors contacted selected investigators to obtain missing information and grey

DARE.2006

237. Cost-effectiveness of a long-term dental health education program for the prevention of early childhood caries

Cost-effectiveness of a long-term dental health education program for the prevention of early childhood caries Cost-effectiveness of a long-term dental health education program for the prevention of early childhood caries Cost-effectiveness of a long-term dental health education program for the prevention of early childhood caries Kowash M B, Toumba K J, Curzon M E Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract (...) contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The health technology assessed was a dental health education (DHE) programme, involving home visits at 1- or 3-month intervals, intended to prevent early childhood caries (ECC). This programme was compared with a control group and with three other strategies. The alternative strategies were slow-release fluoride

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

238. Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HealOzone (R) for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries

Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HealOzone (R) for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HealOzone (R) for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HealOzone (R) for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries Brazzelli M, McKenzie L, Fielding S, Fraser C, Clarkson J, Kilonzo (...) M, Waugh N Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Brazzelli M, McKenzie L, Fielding S, Fraser C, Clarkson J, Kilonzo M, Waugh N. Systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HealOzone (R) for the treatment of occlusal pit/fissure caries and root caries. Health Technology Assessment 2006; 10(16): 1-96 Authors

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

239. Fluoridated milk for preventing dental caries.

Fluoridated milk for preventing dental caries. BACKGROUND: Dental caries remains a major public health problem in most industrialised countries, affecting 60% to 90% of school children and the vast majority of adults. Milk provides a relatively cost-effective vehicle for fluoride in the prevention of dental caries. OBJECTIVES: To determine the effectiveness of fluoridated milk, as a means of delivering fluoride on a community basis, for preventing dental caries. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched (...) restrictions. SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised or quasi-randomised controlled trials (RCTs), with an intervention or follow-up period of at least 3 years, comparing fluoridated milk with non-fluoridated milk. Primary outcome was change in caries experience, as measured by changes in decayed, missing and filled figures on tooth (dmft/DMFT) and surface (dmfs/DMFS). DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Inclusion decisions, data extraction and quality assessment were carried out independently and in duplicate. Study

Cochrane2005

240. HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries)

HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) National Institute for Clinical Excellence Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database (...) . Citation National Institute for Clinical Excellence. HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) London: National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) 2005: 21 Authors' objectives The aim of this study was to assess HealOzone as a treatment for tooth decay. Authors' conclusions Guidance 1.1 HealOzone is not recommended for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries), except in well-designed randomised controlled

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2005