Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine


Giuseppe Alessandro Scardina (Editor)
Department of Surgical and Oncological Disciplines, Section of Oral Science, University of Palermo, Italy

Series: Dental Science, Materials and Technology
BISAC: MED016000

This is a multidisciplinary publication for all fields of oral medicine. This book builds a bridge between basic and clinical sciences, promoting the exchange of information and the advancement of oral medicine for the benefit of patients and clinicians. It offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments, and innovative ideas in all fields of clinical dentistry. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)



Table of Contents


Gingival Hypertrophy-Hyperplasia?: Peripheral Ameloblastoma!
(Fabio Luciani, Francesco Cecchetti, Paolo Piva, Alessandro Motta, Francesco Nicola Bartuli, and Claudio Arcuri)

Unconventional Method of Amalgam Restoration- A Report of Two Cases
(Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Varghese Jothi, and Kadengodlu Seetharama Bhat)

Comparative Evaluation of Apical Leakage of Root Canal Sealers In Vitro
(Vandana Bhardwaj)

Nutritional Labeling and Health claIms on Infant Food Products Marketed in India and Malaysia: Implications on Infant Oral Health
(Navaneetha Cugati, Preetha Peethambar, Sunu Sudhakaran, Pratika Anand, Evonne Sushma Amanna, and Fellani Danasra Dewi)

Central Giant Cell Lesion in Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Literature Review of 33 Cases
(Felipe Rodrigues de Matos, Dmitry José de Santana Sarmento, Antonio Capistrano Neto, Márcia Cristina da Costa Miguel, and Éricka Janine Dantas da Silveira)

Unexpected Adverse Effects of Oral Hygiene Procedure in Desquamative OLP
(M. Picciotti, G. Lorenzini, and L. Di Vece)

A Conservative Prosthodontic Approach for the Treatment of a Patient with Atrophic, Flabby and Unemployed Edentulous Ridges: A Case Report
(Kathleen Manuela D’souza and A. Aras Meena)

The In-Vitro Response of Human Peripheral Blood Neutrophils to Fusobacterium nucleatum
(Vivian Y. Wahaidi, George J. Eckert, Richard L. Gregory, Michael J. Kowolik, and Dominique M. Galli)

Nature’s Remedies for Periodontal Diseases – A Look into the Backyard
(V. Jothi and G.S. Bhat)

Ameloblastic Fibro-Dentinoma – A Report of a Rarity in a 7 Year Old Boy
(K. Mubeen and M. Kavitha)

3-D Visualization of a Mandibular First Molar with Three Distal Root Canals using Spiral CT and Volume Rendering Technique: A Case Report
(Dr. Neha, Rajnish Kansal, Anshuman kharbanda, Sachin Dev Mehta, and Dr. Kriti)

Complications in Implant Dentistry
(Rodolfo Bruniera Anchieta, Carlos Marcelo Archangelo, Eduardo Passos Rocha, Manoel Martin Junior, Naiara Reis Gil, Erika Oliveira de Almeida, and Amilcar Chagas Freitas Junior)

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Anacardium occidentale Leaves against Enterococcus faecalis and Candida albicans
(N. Vasudev Ballal, P.Y. Prakash, Muliya Vidya Saraswathi, and K.S. Bhat)

Apexification of Immature Teeth with Calcium Oxide: Three Case Reports
(Emre Bodrumlu, Ersan Cicek, and Bugra Guler)

New Dentures: Mastication and Post Insertion Phase
(Gaurav Chandra, Swatee Agarwal, Ajay Gupta, and Suresh Chandra)

Splinting Anterior Teeth with Periodontal Bone Loss: 3D Analysis Using Finite Element Method
(Allahyar Geramy, Neda Moslemi, Jean Marc Retrouvey, Mahsa Shariati, and Hasan Salehi)

Evaluation of Four Materials as Barriers to Coronal Microleakage in a Novel Intra-Orifice Cavity Design
(M.M. Gomaa, M.A. Ghulman)

Versatility of an 810 nm Diode Laser in Pediatric Dentistry
(Paolo Maturo, Cesare Perugia, and Raffaella Docimo)

Effect of Sodium Hypochlorite on the Substantivity of Chlorhexidine
(Zahed Mohammadi, Luciano Giardino, Flavio Palazzi, Sousan Shalavi, Mohammad Yousof Alikhani, Giuseppe Lo Giudice, and Noloofar Davoodpour)

Fibula Flap Reconstruction in a Case of Autosomal Dominant Osteopetrosis
(Andrea Braconi, Francesco Noto, Roberto Restivo, and Luigi Solazzo)

One-Piece Implant: Surgical Technique, Placement Timing and Loading Protocol – Part I
(D.R. Prithviraj, Vikas Gupta, Ninad Muley, Pushpinder Sandhu and Tamil Nadu)

Aesthetic rehabilitation using the gingival depigmentation and direct restorative techniques: A case report
(Walessa Brasil da Silva, Sílvio Augusto Fernandes de Menezes, Sérgio Moraes de Souza, Renata Antunes Esteves, and Tatiany Oliveira de Alencar Menezes)

Importance of Periodontal Therapy in Large Rehabilitations: A Clinical Case Report
(Sílvio Augusto Fernandes de Menezes, Artur dos Santos Soares, Tatiany Oliveira de Alencar Menezes, Carlos Eduardo Vieira da Silva Gomes, and Renata Antunes Esteves)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity and Hyperhomocysteinemia. There’s a Correlation? A Preliminary Study
(Francesco Nicola Bartuli, Paolo Piva, Floriana Caddeo, Fabio Luciani, and Claudio Arcuri)

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography and Periapical Radiograph Limitations in the Diagnosis of Endodontic Complications: A Report of Clinical Cases
(Jefferson José de Carvalho Marion, Juliana Yuri Nagata, Bruno Luis Sá Santos, and Maíra do Prado)

Buffering Effect of Hydroxyapatite and Dentin Powder on the Antibacterial Activity of Sodium Hypochlorite
(Zahed Mohammadi, Luciano Giardino, Flavio Palazzi, Sousan Shalavi)

A Review of Innovations in the Rehabilitation of the Atrophic Mandible: Traditional Complete Denture Procedures, Vestibuloplasties and Bone Grafts
(D.R. Prithviraj, Ninad Muley, and Vikas Gupta)

Splinting of traumatically compromised central incisor with wire and composite – a case report
(Simran R. Parwani and Rajkumar N. Parwani)

Apexogenesis of Bilateral Grossly Decayed Immature Molars – A Case Report
(Suryakanth M Pai, V. Revathy, and Raj Fatema Abid)

Clinical implications from an in vitro and in vivo investigation of Acidity, Erosion and Pain from Common Pop-Acidulated Drinks: Cola and Guaraná Drinks.
(Claudia I.C. Ferrari and Louis Z.G. Touyz)

Oral Cancer
(Massimo Viviano, Alessandra Addamo, and Guido Lorenzini)

Facial Attractiveness and Beauty Stereotype in View of Psychosomatic Norm and Globalization: A Point of Debate in Orthodontics
(Prof. Hussam M Abdel-Kader)

Rubber Dam in Endodontics – An Overview of Recent Advances
(Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Deepika Khandelwal, and Muliya Vidya Saraswathi)

Needle Fracture during Local Anesthesia: How to Proceed?
(Bruna Barcelos Ferreira, Fernanda Brasil Daura Jorge Boos, and Glaykon Alex Vitti Stabile)

Effect of Thermocycling on the Color Stability of Different Shades of Composite Resins
(Ricardo Coelho Okida, Daniela Secches da Silveira Okida, Gustavo Barbosa de Oliveira, and Lucas Silveira Machado)

Effect of Needle Bevel Direction on the Success Rate of Intra-Ligament Injection Technique: A Single-Blinded Clinical Trial
(Zahed Mohammadi, Sousan Shalavi, and Morteza Chavoshi)

Unilateral Fusion of Maxillary Second and Third Molars: A Rare Case Report
(J. Paras Mull, Vinutha Manjunath, and M.K. Manjunath)

Oral Piercings: An Art that Destroys
(Shawna Rekshmy D’dharan and Prasanna Neelakantan)

Evaluation of Citric Acid and Tetracycline Hydrochloride as Root Conditioners on Instrumented Periodontally Diseased Root Surfaces – A Comparative SEM Study
(Arnav Mukherji, Prashant Bhusari, Simran Parwani, and Pradeep Chitnis)

Estimation of Immunoglobulin Levels in Saliva and Serum in Relation to Dental Caries in Population of Central India
(Aditya S. Patel, Manoj Chandak, N.U. Manwar, D.D. Shori, and M.A. Vinod)

Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Type of Equipment Occlusive Plan and Soft in Relief of Pain in Temporomandibular Disorder
(Artur dos Santos Soares, Mauro Medeiros de Oliveira, Elisa Burlamarqui Klautau, Bruno Pereira Alves, and Carlos Eduardo Vieira da Silva Gomes)

Esthetic Rehabilitation of a Disfigured Tooth Using an Interdisciplinary Approach
(V. Jothi, N. Vasudev Ballal, and S. Pradeep)


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