Explore the latest in dental medicine, including research on the importance of disorders of the teeth and mouth to systemic health and disease.
This case report describes a 19-month-old boy pearly papules in the perianal area and on the thighs, clawhand, contracture of the large joints, and gingival hyperplasia who was diagnosed with infantile systemic hyalinosis.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mumps.
This case-control study investigates the association between demographic and anatomic features of pediatric patients with cleft lip and the development of scars following surgical repair.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses the association of a high-dose vitamin D supplementation in pregnant women with enamel defects and caries in their offspring.
This case report describes a patient who developed lipoid proteinosis with a disabling lingual ulcer that was treated with oral corticosteroids.
A young woman developed a large, painful mass on her tongue after bite trauma. Histopathologic examination showed ulceration, pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, and acute and chronic inflammation with eosinophils. What is your diagnosis?
In this quality improvement study, a multidisciplinary team evaluated a comprehensive feeding examination program for infants with ankyloglossia who were having breastfeeding difficulties to determine whether frenotomy was necessary.
This case report describes a patient who developed scleroderma-induced microstomia and underwent intradermal hyaluronidase treatment.
This cohort study investigates whether the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA after completion of primary cancer therapy is associated with recurrence-free survival and overall survival among patients with HPV-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
This systematic review and meta-analysis reviews 21 prospective trials to evaluate short-course antibiotic prophylaxis vs extended-course antibiotic prophylaxis with regard to rates of surgical site infection after ear, nose, throat, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
A 59-year-old Hispanic woman presented with a 3-month history of intermittent pain in the right posterior mandibular gingiva. What is your diagnosis?
This cross-sectional study estimates the prevalence of periodontal disease and citrullinating periodontopathic bacteria in individuals who test positive for anti–cyclic citrullinated protein (anti-CCP) antibody without rheumatoid arthritis compared with groups of healthy control participants and patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.
This cohort study examines the association of Erich arch bars, 4-point fixation, and bone-supported arch bars in maxillomandibular fixation with hospital charges and clinical outcomes.
This cohort study assesses the appropriateness of antibiotic prophylaxis prescriptions for infection prophylaxis before dental procedures using Truven, a US national integrated health claims database.
This cross-sectional study compares the rate of opioid prescriptions by dentists dispensed from outpatient pharmacies and health care settings in the United States and England in 2016.
This cross-sectional study estimates the association of modifiable risk factors with dental caries in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children using data from the National Child Oral Health Study 2012-2014.
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