Marco Esposito, Maria Gabriella Grusovin, Helen V Worthington
This review looks at the most effective treatments for peri-implantitis, a condition which can cause dental implants to be lost. Nine studies were included in the review, which evaluated eight different treatments. The review looks at deep manual cleaning of diseased implants in addition to locally applied antibiotics, and also the placement of bone substitute with a resorbable barrier. Follow the link to read the conclusions.
Declan T Millett, Susan Cunningham, Kevin D O’Brien, Philip E Benson, Alison Williams, Cesar M de Oliveira
This review found no evidence to recommend or discourage any type of orthodontic treatment to correct deep bite in children. Clinical trials are needed in this area to determine which of the two main treatment options used by orthodontists is the most effective.
Other highlights of the Cochrane Library, Issue 1, 2012 include an editorial on Neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza: methods change, principles don’t. Find other highlights at Wiley Blackwell.
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3909 reviews now contain at least 1 translated abstract (605 Spanish, 3541 Traditional Chinese,19 French), and 242 have two translations.