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Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain
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The Korean Academy of Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine
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Volume 35, Issue 4 - Dec 2010
Volume 35, Issue 3 - Sep 2010
Volume 35, Issue 2 - Jun 2010
Volume 35, Issue 1 - Mar 2010
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Relationship between the Oral Cavity and the Stomach of Helicobacter pylori
Kang, Seung-Woo ; Ryu, Ji-Won ; Yoon, Chang-Lyuk ; Ahn, Jong-Mo ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 101~110
Helicobacter pylori(H. pylori) is bacterial infection, with more than half of the world population infected and oral cavity is considered second reservoir of H. pylori infection. The purpose of this study was to evaluate role of oral cavity in H. pylori infection by comparison of the mode H. pylori infection in oral cavity and stomach. We recruited 100 subjects without systemic disease including gastrointestinal disease. Samples in oral cavity taken on gingival sulcus fluid(GSF) of lower left central incisor and 1st molar, area of buccal mucosa, dorsum of the tongue, palatal and saliva. We analyzed by Nested polymerase chain reaction(PCR) for oral infection and Urea Breath Test(UBT) for gastric infection. The results were as follows : 1. Among these 100 subjects, 36(36%) were positive by Nested PCR and 33(33%) were positive by UBT(p>0.05). 2. In detection rate of H. pylori in sites taken sample, 11(11%), 8(8%), 9(9%), 3(3%), 9(9%), 7(7%) were positive on GSF of lower left central incisor and 1st molar, area of buccal mucosa, dorsum of the tongue, palatal and saliva, respectively. Statical significance was observed in samples of GSF of lower left central incisor and area of dorsum of the tongue(p<0.05). 3. In comparison of the mode of H. pylori infection in oral cavity and stomach by analytic method, positive in oral cavity and stomach was 10(10%), negative in oral cavity and positive in stomach was 23(23%), positive in oral cavity and negative in stomach was 26(26%) and negative in oral cavity and stomach was 41(41%)(p>0.05). Conclusively, we can guess that oral H. pylori is not associated with gastric H. pylori infection and normal flora.
Consideration to The Role of Forensic Odontology in Determination of Unidentified Human Body
Ahn, Yong-Woo ; Ko, Chul-Hee ; Huh, Ki-Yeong ; Lee, Sang-Seob ; Ok, Soo-Min ; Huh, Joon-Young ; Ko, Myung-Yun ; Jeong, Sung-Hee ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 111~117
Forensic odontology in individual identification has been progressing rapidly and its significance has been increasing. But not all individual identification can be done single method solely. Therefore, understanding the advantage and disadvantage of each method is necessary to achieve forensic individual identification properly in each case for it to be applied promptly, economically and precisely. Now We have identified almost 20 case in Busan and Kyeong Nam area in 2008, 2009 and we would like to report some of cases. Finally We will consider role of forensic odontology.
Treatment of Gingival Irritation Fibroma Using
Choi, Young-Chan ; Park, Ju-Hyun ; Ahn, Hyung-Joon ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 119~122
) laser is one of the most widely employed lasers in oral soft tissue surgery because of its excellent affinity for water based soft tissues. It has some inherent advantages such as hemostasis, less postoperative swelling, reduction of bacterial population at surgical site, less need for suturing, less scarring, and less postoperative pain compared to conventional surgical therapies including the use of scalpel, diathermy, cryotherapy and electrosurgery. A 30-years-old male was presented with gingival swelling. Clinical examination revealed a well?defined pedunculated fibrotic mass on the buccal gingiva near right maxillary 1st molar. In radiographic examination, no remarkable abnormality was seen. Excisional biopsy was performed with
laser (continuous wave mode, 4.0W). Histological diagnosis was "Irritation fibroma".
laser has advantages those are suitable for surgical treatment of intraoral lesion. If appropriate training and experience are provided, the dentist would be able to manage intraoral lesions more efficiently and successfully with the use of the
Comparison of Tension Type Headache Associated with Pericranial Tenderness and Headache Attributed to Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Using RDC/TMD Axis II
Park, Hyung-Yun ; Bae, Sung-Jae ; Yoo, Sang-Hoon ; Chun, Yang-Hyun ; Hong, Jung-Pyo ; Auh, Q-Schick ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 123~133
The purpose of this study is to investigate Tension-type headache associated with pericranial tenderness and Headache attributed to temporomandibular joint disorder among Characteristic pain index, Disability points, Chronic pain grade, Depression index, Nonspecific physical symptoms (pain items included), Nonspecific physical symptoms (pain items excluded), Jaw disability score using RDC/TMD Axis II. Eighty five patients who visited the Kyung Hee University Dental Hospital were diagnosed as Tension-type headache associated with pericranial tenderness(n=48) and Headache attributed to temporomandibular joint disorder(n=37) by the International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd Edition, and were administered the Korean versions of the RDC/TMD Axis II- Characteristic pain index, Disability points, Chronic pain grade, Depression index, Nonspecific physical symptoms (pain items included), Nonspecific physical symptoms (pain items excluded), Jaw disability score. Then it was analyzed statistically by SPSS(ver. 10.0). T-test, The Wilcoxon-signed rank test and Mann-Whitney U test (p<0.05) were used. There were no significant differences in Characteristic pain index, Disability points, Chronic pain grade, Depression index, Nonspecific physical symptoms (pain items included), Nonspecific physical symptoms (pain items excluded), Jaw disability score between two groups. Tension type headache associated with pericranial tenderness and Headache attributed to temporomandibular joint disorder showed similar Axis II feature. Tension-type headache associated with pericranial tenderness may be related to Headache attributed to temporomandibular joint disorder.
Evaluation of Masticatory Efficiency and Oral Health Related Quality of Life in Temporomandibular Disorder Patients
Lee, Yong-Seung ; Byun, Young-Sub ; Choi, Jong-Hoon ; Ahn, Hyung-Joon ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 135~147
In this study, the objective masticatory efficiency of two groups of temporomandibular disorder patients, pain and sound groups, was compared with that in a normal group using the MAI (mixing ability Index). The subjective chewing ability was evaluated using questionnaires, such as the Food Intake Ability Index (FIA) and Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). The Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP)-49K of the patients was also examined to measure the oral health-related quality of life. The results were as follows: 1. The MAI, FIA and VAS in the pain group were significantly lower than in the normal and sound groups. This shows that the chewing efficiency of the pain group was lower than the normal and sound groups (P<0.05). However, there was no significant difference between the sound and normal groups. 2. The OHIP-49K for the oral health-related quality of life showed a significant increase in both the pain and sound groups compared with normal group. This means that the oral health-related quality of life was lower in both the pain and sound groups. 3. There was a correlation between the MAI, FIA and VAS (P<0.01) in all subjects (71 persons). The OHIP-49K was associated with the FIA and VAS. 4. There was a correlation between the FIA and VAS (P<0.05) in the sound group but no correlation in the other groups. 5. There was a correlation between the FIA and VAS in all groups. 6. The VAS was increased significantly in the pain group according to the level of pain reduction after treatment (P<0.05). However, there was no significant increase in the MAI, even though there was an improvement in masticatory efficiency. In addition, there was no difference in the FIA and OHIP-49K according to the level of pain reduction after treatment. In this study, it is believed that pain is a main factor decreasing the masticatory efficiency in patients with temporomandibular disorders. Moreover, TMJ sounds decrease the quality of life but do not decrease the masticatory efficiency. Therefore, it is important to control the pain in order to improve the masticatory efficiency in temporomandibular disorder patients. Moreover, managing both pain and sound can improve the quality of life.
Case Report of Exophytic Lesion on TMJ ; Synovial Chondromatosis, Osteochondroma
Lim, Hyun-Dae ; Lee, You-Mee ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 149~154
In benign exophytic lesion in TMJ such as osteoma, chondroma, osteochondroma, synovial chondromatosis etc, symptom such as pain, mouth opening limitation, Most case of condylar exophytic lesion manifest with facial asymmetry, malocclusion, mandibular midline deviation. An osteochondroma and synovial chondromatosis are most commom benign condylar tumor. However this tumor is most frequently found on long bone and flat bone and is unusual on the skull. We report cases of osteochondroma, synovial chondromatosis of TMJ and review literatures.
A Case Report: Limitation of Mouth Opening in Dermatomyositis
Kim, Hye-Kyung ; Kim, Ki-Suk ; Kim, Mee-Eun ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 35, issue 2, 2010, Pages 155~163
Dermatomyositis (DM) is an idiopathic inflammatory connective tissue disorder and a systemic autonomic immune disease which shows a progressive muscle weakness and characteristic rash. It is identified by a characteristic rash accompanying, or more often preceding muscle weakness. Pathognomonic skin lesions are a blue-purple discoloration on the upper eyelids with edema (heliotropic rash), a flat red rash on the face and upper trunk, and erythema of the knuckles with a raised violaceous scaly eruption (Gottron's papule). The myopathy represents inflammatory and degenerative changes primarily affecting proximal muscles. DM often involves GI tract and respiratory system with as risk of 15-25% internal malignancy. It's managed with sun protection since muscle weakness as well as a rash could be aggravated by sun exposure. Systemic corticosteroid is an initial therapy and other immunosuppressive agent has been used as alternatives. Facial muscles are unaffected and masticatory muscles are rarely affected in DM. We present trismus close to muscle contracture in a patient with DM. Therefore, it needs continuous mouth-opening exercise to prevent progressive muscle contracture and to ensure normal mouth opening.