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  • Zelin Ye, Yubin Cao, Cheng Miao, Wei Liu, Li Dong, Zongkai Lv, Zipporah Iheozor-Ejiofor, Chunjie LiWhat is the review about?The main question addressed by this review is whether treatments for chronic periodontitis (gum inflammation) can prevent or manage cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) diseases.What is periodontitis?Periodontitis causes...
    November 22 2022
  • The 2021 Impact Factors for both the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and Cochrane Oral Health have been released by Clarivate Analytics and Cochrane's publisher, Wiley. The 2021 Impact Factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is 12.008, which is generated from a calculation that involves dividing the...
    September 7 2022
  • Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, Prashanti Eachempati, Martha Paisi, Mona Nasser, Gowri Sivaramakrishnan, Tony Francis, Jos H. VerbeekWhy is this question important?Many dental procedures generate droplets that settle on a surface quickly. If high‐speed instruments, such as a drill, are used, aerosols are generated, which consist of tiny particles that...
    August 31 2022
  • Chris Penlington, Charlotte Bowes, Greig Taylor, Adetunji Adebowale Otemade, Paula Waterhouse, Justin Durham, Richard OhrbachKey messagesThe overall results are mixed, but indicate that psychological therapies may be a useful approach for painful TMD as there is some limited evidence that they can reduce the pain. Our review suggests that they may...
    August 16 2022
  • Ankita Arora, Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, Shivi Khattri, Noorliza Mastura Ismail, Prashanti EachempatiWhat was the aim of this review?Oral health means the condition of the mouth, throat, teeth and gums. The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out if school dental screening improves oral health of children; and if it does, which screening...
    July 28 2022
  • Natalie H. Beth-Tasdogan, Benjamin Mayer, Heba Hussein, Oliver Zolk, Jens-Uwe PeterReview questionWhat are the effects of different interventions to either prevent or treat medication‐related osteonecrosis of the jaw compared with each other or compared with no treatment or an inactive intervention ('placebo')?BackgroundMedication‐related...
    July 25 2022
  • Pia-Merete Jervøe-Storm, Jörg Eberhard, Ian Needleman, Helen V. Worthington, Søren JepsenBackgroundLong‐lasting gum disease (periodontitis) is a common chronic inflammatory disease that causes damage to soft tissues (gums) and bone around teeth, and can result in tooth loss. Non‐surgical treatments are used to stop and control the disease. These...
    June 30 2022
  • Samantha J. Rutherford, Anne-Marie Glenny, Graham Roberts, Lee Hooper, Helen V. WorthingtonReview questionThis Cochrane Review aimed to find out whether people with increased risk of bacterial endocarditis (a severe infection or inflammation of the lining of the heart chambers that can be fatal) should be given antibiotics routinely before...
    May 11 2022
  • Terry C. Simpson, Janet E. Clarkson, Helen V. Worthington, Laura MacDonald, Jo C. Weldon, Ian Needleman, Zipporah Iheozor-Ejiofor, Sarah H. Wild, Ambrina Qureshi, Andrew Walker, Veena A. Patel, Dwayne Boyers, Joshua TwiggDoes treatment for gum disease help people with diabetes control blood sugar levels?Review questionThe main question addressed...
    April 19 2022
  • Priyadarshini Ramamurthy, Avita Rath, Preena Sidhu, Bennete Fernandes, Sowmya Nettem, Patrick A. Fee, Carlos Zaror, Tanya WalshReview questionCan putting sealants over the biting surfaces of baby teeth in the back of the mouth prevent tooth decay forming in them?BackgroundTooth decay is one of the most common diseases of childhood that can affect...
    February 11 2022

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