MedInform

Journal of Medical and Dental Practice

www.medinform.bgISSN 2367-6795

Issue One 2022

2022, Vol. 9, issue 1, (April)

Publisher: Medinform LTD
ISSN: 2367-6795
Pages: 1364-1436
Date of close: 2022/04/29

Original Article

First Dental Visit – Attitudes, Knowledge, and Competence of Bulgarian dentists

Introduction: The American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry recognizes the concept of dental visits of children of 1 year of age. The first dental visit based on a special protocol provides for the development of preventive habits and health culture fostering the overall oral health and …

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Authors:

Ralitsa Bogovska-Gigova; Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Medical University- Sofia;
Rossitza Kabaktchieva; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University- Sofia;

Original Article

Comparison of Accuracy of Working Length Determination Using CBCT and an Apexlocator

The correct measurement of the working length is one of the most important factors which influence the success of the root canal treatment. The aim of this study is to compare the accuracy of working length determination using an electronic apexlocator and CBCT as a …

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Authors:

Slavena Svetlozarova; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;
Tsvetelina Borisova-Papancheva; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;

Original Article

Assessment of the association of bruxism with caffeine consumption and nicotine intake

Introduction: Caffeine and nicotine are two legal stimulants among the world’s most widely used psychoactive substances. The relationship between these popular daily stimulants and bruxism is insufficiently investigated. The evidence on the association between these factors and bruxism is controversial. Aim: Our study aimed to …

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Authors:

Dimitar Kirov; 1. Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Lilia Doichinova; 2. Department of Pediatric Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;

Literature Review

D-Dimer: A Literature Review

The liver is responsible for the synthesis and clearance of most of the proteins involved in the two cascades- coagulation and fibrinolysis. Some patients with liver cirrhosis can experience severe bleeding whilst other may have thrombotic complication. Evaluating the coagulation activity in ascitic fluid, there …

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Authors:

Petar Trifonov; Clinic of Gastroenterology, UMHAT "St. Ivan Rilski", Sofia, Bulgaria ;

Original Article

Аntibacterial effect of irrigants and medications for temporary dressing on Enterococcus faecalis

Summary: The main etiological factor for the development of the apical periodontitis is the microbial infection. Enterococcus faecalis is the microorganism most commonly found in asymptomatic, persistent endodontic infections. An important goal of the endodontic treatment is the removal of pathogenic microorganisms or reduction to …

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Authors:

Denitsa Zaneva-Hristova; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;
Tsvetelina Borisova-Papancheva; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;

Original Article

Knowledge, Safety and Attitude of Dentists Toward Dental Amalgam

Dental amalgam is considered one of the most important materials in dental medicine. It has been widely used for more than two centuries. Since its inception, there has been much controversy over its ban, due to the release of mercury during its processing. Its use …

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Authors:

Vladimir Panov; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;

Original Article

Evaluate the effect of the implementation of the parent training program and the oral risk profile of their children

Introduction: Oral literacy (OHL) is an essential factor in an individual’s oral health and general well-being. Parents with adequate OHL play an essential role in preventing oral diseases. Aim: The study aims to assess the oral risk profile of children aged 6 to 10 years …

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Authors:

Nikolay Stanev; Department of Pediatric Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University-Varna;
Liliya Doichinova; Department of Pediatric Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University-Sofia;
Dimitar Kirov; Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University-Sofia;

Original Article

Bad breath and oral health conditions

Halitosis is a common health condition. The origin of bad breath is related to systemic conditions, but in the majority of cases – about 85%, it is related to oral factors. Our aim was to investigate the presence and degree of bad breath and to …

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Authors:

Vladimir Panov; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Varna;

Literature Review

Systematization and classification of osteoradionecrosis of the lower jaw

The osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is a severe, disabling complication caused by radiological exposure of vital bone in patients previously diagnosed with malignant tumors in the maxillofacial region. The treatment of osteoradionecrosis is defined for every clinical stage. The question about the prognosis and the prediction of …

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Authors:

Lyubika Videnova; Faculty of Dental medicine, Medical University Sofia, Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery;
Zornitsa Mihaylova; Faculty of Dental medicine, Medical University Sofia, Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery;

Case Reports

Pemphigus vulgaris – diagnosis, management, recommendations and clinical case report

Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disease characterized by intraepithelial blistering and erosions of the skin and the mucous membranes. In some cases life-threatening complications may occur. PV is usually diagnosed in middle-aged or older people, as the skin and/or the mucosa of the oral …

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Authors:

Lyubika Videnova; Faculty of Dental medicine, Medical University Sofia, Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery;
Zornitsa Mihaylova; Faculty of Dental medicine, Medical University Sofia, Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery;