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What Is the Most Effective Way for Tooth Brushing Education among 12-Year-Old Children?

Long-term effectiveness of oral health education is questionable. The appropriate method for behavioral change needs to address the capability, opportunity and motivation. A group of dental researchers evaluated the efficiency of tooth brushing education through lecturing, video and pamphlet modes and found that these methods could reduce dental plaque index almost similarly. This workgroup recommended …

Hossam Hamza Apr 18, 2018 Dental Education
Insights on MTA Pulpotomy

Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) is a common pulpotomy agent with favorable effect in primary teeth; however, its successfulness in vital pulp therapy depends on case selection and application technique. MTA pulpotomy is believed to preserve the radicular pulp of primary teeth, relieve their pain, avoid welling and retain the tooth till shedding. MTA was discovered …

Hossam Hamza Mar 21, 2018 Dental Education Endodontics