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  • Hamada, Yusuke; John, Vanchit; Blanchard, Steven (04/13/15)
    Background: Most commonly used techniques to preserve ridge dimensions following tooth extraction involve bone substitutes and membranes to cover the graft. The use of autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) is a recent ...
  • Dukka, Himabindu; John, Vanchit; Blanchard, Steven; Reiter, Jill (04/13/15)
    Preeclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy related disease and is the leading cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Altered immune-inflammatory responses at the placental level in response to infectious agents (eg: ...
  • Silcox, Darci; Thompson, N; Rackley, R. Hunter (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case presentation is to help dental hygienist recognize and understand the treatment of gingival hyperplasia. Assessment: A 56 year old Caucasian male presented to the dental hygiene ...
  • Miller, Nia; Ranis, D; Maxwell, Lisa (04/13/15)
    Objective: To evaluate the oral hygiene attitudes of non-compliant patients and find motivating strategies to improve their adherence to oral hygiene recommendations. Assessment: A 33 year old male Caucasian patient presented ...
  • Wagenknecht, Dawn; Kowalik, Michael; Galli, Dominique (04/13/15)
    Bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS), or endotoxin, is a mediator of inflammation. Repeated translocation of endotoxin from oral and intestinal bacteria into the bloodstream has been associated with low-grade systemic ...
  • Parker, Eric; Ehrlich, Ygal; Pfotenhauer, David; Bringas, Josef; Warner, Ned (04/13/15)
    Advanced cervical caries in anterior teeth is common to two different patient behaviors. Rampant cervical caries (“meth mouth”) is a common presentation in drug users. Extensive consumption of soft drinks also presents a ...
  • Ison, Kayla; Helwig, Melissa; Rettig, Pamela (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case report is to evaluate the effects of low dental knowledge and low socioeconomic status on the oral health of an individual. Background: A 32 year old Hispanic male presented ...
  • Supornpun, Noppamath; Levon, John (04/13/15)
    The objective is to discuss the importance in the determination of the vertical dimension of occlusion in prosthodontic treatment. Case I: A 43-year-old Caucasian female presented with chief complaints of both poor function ...
  • Zhuravlev, Elena; Chilman, L; Rackley, R. Hunter (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case presentation is to emphasize the importance of an interprofessional approach to health care. Specifically, this case will emphasize the importance of managing diabetes in a ...
  • Lucas, Jessica; Magana, W; Maxwell, Lisa (04/13/15)
    Objective: To understand the dental hygienist’s role in the management of patients with oral lichen planus (OLP). Signs of OLP are clinically seen as lacy white, raised patches of tissue and/or as red, swollen, tender ...
  • Jones, Lindsey; Minett, C; Rettig, Pamela (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this case presentation is to discuss the modifications of dental care for a patient with Parkinson’s disease. Background: A 72 year old Caucasian male presented to the dental hygiene clinic for ...
  • Rouse, Matt; Cook, N. Blaine (04/13/15)
    Thirty years ago, glass ionomer was first used as a means of bonding resin matrix composite to dentin. Today this method is used to elevate the margin of a preparation to a level which gives the clinician more access to ...
  • Harvey, Savannah; Romito, Laura (04/13/15)
    Purpose: To assess an evidence-based continuing education (CE) program for Indiana healthcare practitioners focusing on tobacco use and dependence which emphasized team-based tobacco dependence treatment. Methods: Program ...
  • Mummert, Lauren; Windsor, L. Jack (04/13/15)
    Background: Periodontal diseases are inflammatory conditions of the tooth supporting tissues. Although bacterial byproducts have been linked to periodontal diseases, host responses have also been implicated. This includes ...
  • Creed, Courtney; Skinner, A; Blanchard, Jane (04/13/15)
    The objective of this clinical case presentation is to discuss peri-implantitis due to its increasing prevalence in dental hygiene practice. Assessment: A 79 year old Caucasian female presented to the Dental Hygiene Clinic ...
  • Stanton, Erica; Gudgel, S; Rettig, Pamela (04/13/15)
    Objective: The objective of this clinical case presentation is to evaluate the treatment of a patient undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer and identify necessary modifications throughout the dental hygiene appointment. ...
  • Katona, Thomas R.; Garetto, Lawrence P.; Drum, Raymond K. (1993-12)
  • Bruzzaniti, Angela; Goodge, Katrina; Jay, Philippe; Taviaux, Sylvie A; Lam, Mark HC; Berta, Philippe; Martin, T John; Moseley, Jane M; Gillespie, MT (1996-06)
    A novel subtilisin-like protein, PC8, was identi®ed by PCR using degenerate primers to conserved amino acid residues in the catalytic region of members of the prohormone convertase family. PC8 was predicted to be 785 ...
  • El Meskini, Rajaâ; Jin, Lixian; Marx, Ruth; Bruzzaniti, Angela; Lee, Jongho; Emeson, Ronald B; Mains, Richard E (2001-02)
    To investigate trafficking in neuroendocrine cells, green fluorescent protein (GFP) tags were fused to various portions of the preproneuropeptide Y (NPY) precursor. Two neuroendocrine cell lines, AtT-20 corticotrope tumor ...
  • Edwards, Paul C.; Kelsch, Robert (2002-09)

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