Our news

  • 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
  • Sarah Turner, Jayne E. Harrison, Fyeza N.J. Sharif, Darren Owens, Declan T. MillettWhat are crowded teeth?When teeth erupt (come through the gum into the mouth), they may twist, stick out, drop back, or overlap if there is not enough space in the mouth. Losing baby teeth early from tooth decay or trauma can lead to crowded permanent teeth. If...
    January 7 2022
  • Philip E Benson, Amarpreet Atwal, Farhan Bazargani, Nicola Parkin, Bikram ThindWhat is the health problem?Upper permanent canine teeth (commonly known as eye teeth or fang teeth) are positioned in the upper jaw, one on the right and one on the left. In around 1% to 3% of children, they may not erupt (appear from behind the gum and into the mouth)...
    January 6 2022
  • Alessandro Ugolini, Paola Agostino, Armando Silvestrini-Biavati, Jayne E. Harrison, Klaus B.S.L. Batista Key messagesOrthodontic treatment with quad‐helix (fixed) or expansion plates (removable) is effective for correcting posterior crossbite in children. Quad‐helix is probably even more effective than expansion plates. For adolescents, there...
    January 5 2022
  • Ambika Parmar, Michaelina Macluskey, Niall Mc Goldrick, David I. Conway, Anne-Marie Glenny, Janet E. Clarkson, Helen V. Worthington, Kelvin K.W. ChanWhat is the problem?Oral cavity (mouth) and oropharynx (throat) cancers that are detected early are treated primarily with surgery or radiotherapy. These treatments are effective in curing the cancer...
    January 4 2022
  • Tanya Walsh, Saman Warnakulasuriya, Mark W. Lingen, Alexander R. Kerr, Graham R. Ogden, Anne-Marie Glenny, Richard MaceyKey messages- There is a lack of high-certainty evidence to support the use of screening tests for cancer of the mouth and conditions that may lead to mouth cancer in the general population.- General...
    December 8 2021
  • The 2020 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 2020 Impact Factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is 9.289, which is generated from a calculation that involves dividing the number of...
    November 5 2021
  • Honglin Li, Zhiyong Guo, Chunjie Li, Xiangyu Ma, Yan Wang, Xuedong Zhou, Trevor M. Johnson, Dingming HuangKey messages- Due to a lack of robust evidence, the benefits and risks of different materials used for retrograde filling in root canal therapy are unclear.- The evidence is not robust enough to determine which material is best to use in...
    October 13 2021

Pages

Subscribe to Our news