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  • Cochrane volunteers translate our reviews from English in to other languages to help us make oral health care evidence more widely accessible.In December 2017 (Issue 12), Cochrane translators produced one translated oral health review abstract in Simplified Chinese, two translated abstracts in French, three translated abstracts...
    January 15 2018
  • Carolina Manresa, Elena C Sanz-Miralles, Joshua Twigg, Manuel BravoPlain language summary: Supportive periodontal therapy (SPT) to preserve teeth in people previously treated for periodontitisBackgroundPeriodontitis (gum disease) is a chronic condition caused by bacteria, which stimulate inflammation and destruction of the bone and gum tissue...
    January 8 2018
  • Thanks to the time and expertise of our authors and external reviewers, their contributions have helped to make 2017 another successful year for Cochrane Oral Health.In 2017, we published 11 new protocols, 11 new reviews and 7 updated reviews (detailed in the table beneath)New protocolsAdjunctive systemic antimicrobials for the non-surgical...
    January 4 2018
  • In December 2017 (Issue 12), Cochrane Oral Health published:New reviews- Atraumatic restorative treatment versus conventional restorative treatment for managing dental cariesDorri M, Martinez-Zapata MJ, Walsh T, Marinho VCC, Sheiham (deceased) A, Zaror C- Metal-free materials for fixed prosthodontic restorationsPoggio CE,...
    January 4 2018
  • Cochrane Oral Health's Winter 2017 newsletter is now available to read here.Issue 55 contains details about new and updated publications, translated reviews, events and training, and shares news about:New Cochrane Membership Scheme and launch of interactive learning modulesNIHR Cochrane Incentive Scheme Award to progress our review Mechanical...
    January 4 2018
  • Mojtaba Dorri, Maria José Martinez-Zapata, Tanya Walsh, Valeria CC Marinho, Aubrey Sheiham (deceased), Carlos ZarorPlain language summary: Atraumatic restorative treatment (hand instruments only) compared with conventional treatment for managing tooth decayReview questionThe aim of this review is to evaluate the effects of a minimally invasive...
    January 3 2018
  • Ankita Arora, Shivi Khattri, Noorliza Mastura Ismail, Kumbargere N Sumanth, Eachempati PrashantiPlain language summary: School dental screening programmes for improving oral health of childrenWhat 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 does,...
    December 21 2017
  • Carlo E Poggio, Carlo Ercoli, Lorena Rispoli, Carlo Maiorana, Marco EspositoPlain language summary: Metal-free materials for making crowns and bridgesReview questionTo compare the effects of metal-free materials to metal-ceramic or other conventional all-metal materials for prosthodontic treatments aimed to restore severely damaged teeth or to...
    December 21 2017
  • Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj, Renjith P George, Naresh Shetty, David Levenson, Debra M Ferraiolo, Ashish ShresthaPlain language summary: Interventions for managing taste disturbancesWhat is the aim of this review?The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out what is the best method for the management of zinc-deficient/idiopathic (of unknown cause)...
    December 20 2017
  • A new website has been launched to highlight the work and impact of the three Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) hosted by the University of Manchester (UoM).Cochrane is an international organisation that produces high quality evidence summaries to inform decisions about health and health care interventions. CRGs support Cochrane’s primary...
    December 15 2017

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