MedInform

Journal of Medical and Dental Practice

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Issue Two 2022

2022, Vol. 9, issue 2, (September)

Publisher: Medinform LTD
ISSN: 2367-6795
Pages: 1455-1518
Date of close: 2022/10/02

Case Reports

Necrotizing Gingivitis – Clinical Case

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, necrotizing gingivitis is one of the acute periodontal diseases. A clinical case is presented, in which an adequate diagnosis of the local and general status has been carried out consistently, as well as treatment of the acute phase …

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Authors:

Theodora Bolyarova; Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria;
Antoan Alhuri; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Atanas Yanev; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Eva Pavlova; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Elis Yilmaz; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Diana Runiovska; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Ivailo Velev; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Desislava Yaneva; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;
Feriska Abazova; Medical University – Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine;

Original Article

Matrix Metalloproteinase-8 – A Biomarker For Plaque-Induced Gingivitis

Matrix metalloproteinases play a fundamental role in tissue physiology, and in host responce and MMP-8 is considered to be indicator of periodontal diseases. This study aims to compare MMP-8 levels in saliva and Gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in patients with periodontal health, plaque-induced gingivitis, and …

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Authors:

Theodora Bolyarova; Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria;
Silviya Petkova; Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria;
Tsvetelina Velikova; Department of Clinical Immunology, University Hospital Lozenetz, Medical Faculty, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria;

Case Reports

Diagnosis of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis

Background: Odontogenic maxillary sinusitis is an inflammatory process of dental origin, localized in the maxillary cavity with all the characteristic manifestations of inflammation. The diagnosis is made on the basis of medical history, objective examination and paraclinical examinations (radiography, computed tomography, pulp vitality test). Case …

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Authors:

Evgeni Stanev; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria;

Original Article

Influence of gene polymorphism of IL-13 and smoking on periodontitis

Periodontitis is a multifactorial disease with episodes of exacerbation and remission, mediated by the immune response of the host. The pathogenesis of the periodontal disease is disturbing the interest of many investigators in order to find the mechanisms accelerating the destructive process. The cytokines are …

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Authors:

Zdravka Pashova-Tasseva; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Velitchka Dosseva-Panova; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Ekaterina Tosheva; Department of Statistics and Econometrics, Faculty of Applied Informatics and Statistics, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Alexey Savov; National Genetic Laboratory, University Hospital of Obstetrix, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Antoaneta Mlachkova; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;

Literature Review

Oral Manifestations In Children Of The Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Literature Review

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder which affects how people communicate with others, learn, and behave. It is described as a “developmental disorder” , because symptoms generally appear in the first two years of life and cause delays in many different …

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Authors:

Siyana Atanasova; Faculty of dental medicine, Medical University Varna, Bulgaria;

Literature Review

The therapeutic use of botulinum toxin in different oral and maxillofacial conditions

Botulinum toxin A (BTx-A), a neurotoxin isolated from Clostridium botulinum, has been used for the treatment of a wide spectrum of conditions involving muscular spasm and hyperactivity, bruxism, in the management of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) related to muscle tension, fatigue, in cases of blepharospasm, …

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Authors:

Natali Tomeva; 1. Department of Dental,Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery, FDM-Sofia, Medical University – Sofia.;
Elitsa Deliverska; 1. Department of Dental,Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery, FDM-Sofia, Medical University – Sofia.;
Peter Ignatov; 2. Department of Health Care, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University – Sofia.;

Original Article

Evaluation Of The Maximum Bite Force In Individuals With Different Verical Facial Types

Studies on the maximum bite force in subjects with different facial types, age and gender are scarce and the values in some cases are controversial. The aim of this study is to evaluate the maximum bite force in individuals with different facial types and of …

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Authors:

Vladimir Bogdanov; Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria;

Literature Review

Modulation of host response – use in periodontal diseases

The basis of the macroorganism’s reaction is the inflammatory response to the presence of plaque biofilm,modified by genetic factors (which explains why the rapidly progressive forms of periodontitis have a tendency forfamily aggregation), as well as systemic environmental factors (smoking, diabetes, stress).Periodontal diseases are multifactorial, …

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Authors:

Antоaneta Mlachkova; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria; Email this author

Literature Review

The significance of stress for the development of periodontal disease

The term “stress” is derived from the Latin word “stringere” which means “strained”. Today, stress is classified as a “risk factor” for the development of periodontitis. Stress is seen as a cognitive perception of uncontrollability and/or unpredictability, i.e. expressed in physiological and behavioral response. Therefore, …

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Authors:

Antoaneta Mlachkova; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;
Velitchka Dosseva-Panova; Faculty of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria;