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  • Mohamed El‐Rabbany, Michael Duchnay, Hamid Reza Raziee, Maria Zych, Howard Tenenbaum, Prakeshkumar S Shah, Amir AzarpazhoohReview questionWith this Cochrane Review we tried to find out the best way to prevent the death and exposure of bone in the jaws of people who have had radiotherapy for head and neck cancer. This is a condition called...
    November 26 2019
  • Elisha Riggs, Nicky Kilpatrick, Linda Slack‐Smith, Barbara Chadwick, Jane Yelland, M.S. MurthuQuestionDoes providing pregnant women, new mothers and other primary caregivers of children in the first year of life with preventive dental care (other than fluorides) and information about healthy child diet and feeding practices...
    November 21 2019
  • Philip E. Benson, Nicola Parkin, Fiona Dyer, Declan T. Millett, Peter GermainReview questionUgly white or brown marks sometimes appear on the teeth during treatment with braces to straighten teeth. These are due to early tooth decay and usually occur with fixed, glued‐on 'train track', braces, which make it more difficult to clean the teeth.We...
    November 20 2019
  • Prashanti Eachempati, Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, Salian Kiran Kumar Krishanappa, Renjith P George, Htoo Htoo Kyaw Soe, Laxminarayan KaranthReview questionWith this Cochrane Review we tried to find out the best way to manage gagging in people having dental treatment.BackgroundThe gag reflex is a normal process to protect the throat and airway from...
    November 14 2019
  • The new impact factors for Cochrane and Cochrane Oral Health have been released by our publisher, Wiley. The data are taken from Clarivate Analytics.The 2018 impact factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is 7.755, which describes the ratio of the number of citations in 2018 of reviews published in 2016 and 2017 (12,106) to the...
    September 23 2019
  • Ankita Arora, Shivi Khattri, Noorliza Mastura Ismail, Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, Prashanti EachempatiPlain language summary: School dental screening programmes for oral healthWhat was the aim of this review?The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out if school dental screening improves oral health of children; and if it...
    August 8 2019
  • This month, Cochrane Journal Club features Cochrane Oral Health's review: Fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations for preventing dental caries.Cochrane Journal Club focuses on a recently published Cochrane Review and comes with a Clinical Case to help you place the review in the context of a specific scenario and discussion questions...
    August 5 2019
  • Cochrane Oral Health is delighted to announce Cochrane's official impact factor (IF) for 2018. The annual IF is an international measure of the impact research journals have in their respective field, and is the ratio of citations in a single year to total number of citable publications from each journal in the preceding 2 years (e.g....
    June 28 2019
  • Catherine Waldron, June Nunn, Caoimhin Mac Giolla Phadraig, Catherine Comiskey, Suzanne Guerin, Maria Theresa van Harten, Erica Donnelly‐Swift, Mike J ClarkePlain language summary: Oral hygiene programmes for people with intellectual disabilitiesReview questionHow effective are oral hygiene programmes for people with intellectual disabilities...
    June 28 2019
  • Cochrane volunteers translate our reviews from English in to other languages to help us make oral health care evidence more widely accessible.In April 2019 (Issue 4), Cochrane translators produced one translated oral health review abstract each in Croatian, French and Spanish, two translated abstracts in Simplified Chinese, and ...
    May 8 2019

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