New titles registered with the Cochrane Oral Health Group

It has been a bumper month for new titles at the Cochrane Oral Health Group, with a total of 5 new title registrations:

Herbal medicine for gingivitis
Matthew Leach, Lisa Thoms

A new review which will look at all herbal medicines for treating gingivitis, including gels, mouthrinses and toothpastes.

Techniques for increasing acceptance of local anaesthetic in children having dental treatment
Joana Monteiro, Susan Parekh, Paul Ashley, Aviva Petrie, Ajit Tanday

A team from the Eastman Institute at University College London has registered a new title considering different approaches to administering dental anaesthesia to children.

Assessment of radioprotective agents for adverse effects of radiotherapy in adult patients with head and neck cancer
Adriana Dibo da Cruz,  Cassia Maria Fischer Rubira, Rebeca de Souza Azevedo, Ademar Takahama-Junior, Solange Maria de Almeida, Frab Norberto Boscolo, Glaucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano

This review on the important subject of preventing the adverse effects of radiotherapy will be undertaken by a team based in Brazil.

Adjunctive surgical interventions for accelerating tooth movement in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment
Padhraig Fleming, Nicolas Pandis, A Johal

Non-surgical interventions for accelerating tooth movement in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment
Ahmed El-Angbawi, David Bearn, Grant McIntyre

These two reviews will consider surgical and non-surgical ways of speeding up tooth movement during orthodontic treatment.

Look out for the protocols on the Cochrane Library!