Dental imaging methods for the detection of early tooth decay
Tanya Walsh, Richard Macey, Philip Riley, Anne-Marie Glenny, Falk Schwendicke, Helen V Worthington, Janet E Clarkson, David Ricketts, Ting-Li Su, Anita Sengupta
Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions
Giovanni Lodi, Lorenzo Azzi, Elena Maria Varoni, Monica Pentenero, Massimo Del Fabbro, Antonio Carrassi, Andrea Sardella, Maddalena ManfrediWhat is the problem?
Light‐based tests for the detection and diagnosis of early tooth decay
Richard Macey, Tanya Walsh, Philip Riley, Richard Hogan, Anne-Marie Glenny, Helen V. Worthington, Janet E. Clarkson, David RickettsWhy is it important to improve dental caries (tooth decay) detection?
Oral hygiene care for critically ill patients to prevent ventilator‐associated pneumonia
Tingting Zhao, Xinyu Wu, Qi Zhang, Chunjie Li, Helen V Worthington, Fang HuaWhy is this question important?Ventilator‐associated pneumonia (VAP) is a lung infection. It develops in patients who are on artificial breathing machines (ventilators) in hospitals for more than 48 hours. Often, these patients are very ill – they may have had a heart attack or stroke, a serious accident, or major surgery. They may be unable to breathe on their own because they are unconscious or sedated while they receive treatment.
Professor Helen Worthington is awarded Emeritus Co-ordinating Editor by Cochrane
Co-ordinating Editors (Co-Eds) are key leadership figures within Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs), providing technical and content expertise to guide review production and evidence synthesis activities undertaken in their group. In 2020, several Co-ordinating Editors, who are retiring from their Co-Ed role in Cochrane, have been presented with Emeritus status. Cochrane Oral Health's former Co-ordinating Editor, Professor Helen Worthington, was one of the seven recipients.
Fluorescence devices for the detection of dental caries
Richard Macey, Tanya Walsh, Philip Riley, Anne-Marie Glenny, Helen V. Worthington, Patrick A. Fee, Jan E. Clarkson, David RickettsWhy is it important to improve dental caries (tooth decay) detection?
Tests to detect and inform the diagnosis of root caries
Patrick A Fee, Richard Macey, Tanya Walsh, Janet E Clarkson, David RickettsWhy is it important to improve root caries detection?
Adjunctive systemic antimicrobials for the non‐surgical treatment of periodontitis
Shivi Khattri, Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, Ankita Arora, Prashanti Eachempati, Chandan Kumar Kusum, Kishore G Bhat, Trevor M Johnson, Giovanni LodiWhat are the benefits and risks of using antibiotics as well as cleaning by a dental care professional to treat gum disease?Why is this question important?
Pit and fissure sealants versus fluoride varnishes for preventing dental decay in the permanent teeth of children and adolescents
Wafa Kashbour, Puneet Gupta, Helen V Worthington, Dwayne BoyersWhy is this question important?
Recall intervals for oral health in primary care patients
Patrick A Fee, Philip Riley, Helen V Worthington, Janet E Clarkson, Dwayne Boyers, Paul V BeirneWhy have a dental check‐up?A dental check‐up helps to keep your mouth healthy and lets your dentist see if you have any dental problems. It allows your dentist to deal with any problems early, or even better, to prevent problems from developing. Leaving problems untreated may make them harder to treat in the future.What happens in a check‐up?At each check‐up your dentist will usually: