MedInform

Journal of Medical and Dental Practice

www.medinform.bgISSN 2367-6795

Issue One 2024

2024, Vol. 11, issue 1, (January)

Publisher: Medinform LTD
ISSN: 2367-6795
Pages: 1753-1800
Date of close: 2024/06/10

Original Article

The period of time from the surgical intervention as a predictive factor on the outcome of the treatment of bisphosphonate – associated osteonecrosis of the jaws

Bisphosphonates are highly effective antiresorptive drugs that are used in the treatment of bone metastases in malignancies, Paget’s disease, fibrous dysplasia, osteogenesis imperfecta, osteoporosis. Their usage unfortunately leads to development of avascular osteonecrosis of the jaw which has been recognized as a complication of bisphosphonate …

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Authors:

Boryana Ilieva; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University – Sofia; Email this author
Krassimira Prodanova; Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Technical University of Sofia;
Vassil Svechtarov; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University – Sofia;

Original Article

A study of the cytotoxicity of resin-modified glass-ionomer cement

Background. It is crucial to maintain the vitality of the dental pulp by using biologically tolerable materials when placed on dentin near the dental pulp. Calcium-hydroxide cement has been established as such a material. Resin-modified Glass-ionomer cement (RMGIC) is another group of materials. The results …

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Authors:

Janet Kirilova ; Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;

Literature Review

The significance of emotional intelligence in pediatric dentistry

Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as a person’s ability to express and manage feelings appropriately while respecting the feelings of others. It’s a set of skills that children can begin learning at any age. Children with higher emotional intelligence are better able to pay attention, …

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Authors:

Milena Georgieva; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Petar Bakardjiev ; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;

Literature Review

Microbiology of endodontic infections and antibacterial chemical agents

Endodontic therapy’s substantial purpose is to create a biologically appropriate environment within the root canal system that is conducive for the healing and maintenance of periradicular tissue health. Bacteria are one of the main factors causing disorders in the pulpal tissues, as they invade the …

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Authors:

Tsvetelina Borisova-Papancheva; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;
Ana-Maria Miteva; Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Varna;

Literature Review

Successful strategy for periradicular surgery

Periradicular surgery is a surgical procedure which is used in cases of failed endodontic treatments of a tooth with a persistent periapical lesion, which cannot be managed with endodontic retreatment. Various techniques and strategies have been trailed and applied to achieve with most minimally invasive …

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Authors:

Elitsa Deliverska; Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university- Sofia;
Argyro Nikolaidou; Doctor of Dental Medicine;
Kardo Rawanduzy; Student of Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university -Sofia;
Christina-Athina Caulier; Student of Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university -Sofia;
Janet Kirilova; Department of Conservative dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university- Sofia;

Literature Review

Saliva as potential diagnostic tool – composition, advantages, diagnostic methods and significance in diseases

The advantages of saliva as a potential diagnostic fluid and the abundant salivary composition provide opportunities for easy and accessible examination of salivary content changes in a number of oral and general diseases. The analytical methods of mass spectrometry, matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization, enzyme linked …

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Authors:

Angel Adamov; Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university-Sofia; Email this author
Konstantin Stamatov; Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university-Sofia;

Literature Review

Biological role and potential significance of salivary IL6, IL8, IL1-RA and TNFα in oral squamous cell carcinoma and potentially malignant disorders

Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMD) are significant health problems. Early diagnosis and screening for these diseases is a major clinical goal. Examination of signaling molecules in saliva as indicators in the diagnostic and screening processes is a new strategy, …

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Authors:

Angel Adamov; Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university-Sofia; Email this author
Martin Taskov; Department of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical university-Sofia;

Original Article

Patient pain and anxiety during dental treatment – are they affected by the presence of music in the dental practice

Introduction: The healing properties of sound are well-documented. Anxiety and phobia are frequent issues in dental offices, where patients are notably sensitive to touch, sound, and pain. Music therapy has proven to be an effective and non-invasive method for reducing anxiety and enhancing the outcomes …

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Authors:

Krasimir Tsokov; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;
Petar Bozhinov; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;
Stanislav Nenov; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;
Boyko Bonev; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;

Literature Review

Endodontic infections and Helicobacter pylori

More than 500 bacterial species are found in endodontic infections. There is great variety in the species composition, diversity and quantity of microorganisms. In the presence of endodontic infection, the pulp tissue becomes favorable for the survival of bacteria that reside both permanently and transiently …

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Authors:

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

Original Article

Dentists’ Assessment of the Influence of Music on Their Own Behavior in Dental Practice During Treatment

Introduction: The dental environment often represents a stressful space for both patients and the team, with the office atmosphere, enhanced by musical decor, potentially reducing tension significantly. Music has a beneficial impact by improving the mood and efficiency of both patients and medical staff, facilitating …

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Authors:

Krasimir Tsokov; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;
Petar Bozhinov; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;
Boyko Bonev; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;
Stanislav Nenov; Department of Dental Public Health Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia;