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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 36, Issue 4 - Dec 2011
Volume 36, Issue 3 - Sep 2011
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Erythema Multiforme and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome : Case Reports
Jung, Won ; Lee, Kyung-Eun ; Byun, Jin-Seok ; Suh, Bong-Jik ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 207~213
Painful, ulcerative lesions of various systemic disease can affect the oral mucosa membrane at first. If you don't consider the skin lesion, followed or accompanied by oral mucosa, you are likely to fail in differential diagnosis. In this cases, we introduced erythema multiforme and Stevens-Johnson syndrome(SJS) patients with painful, ulcerative lesions on oral mucosa and skin. Also we review oral mucosal diseases come with the skin lesions.
Effects of GaAs (904 nm) Low Level Laser Therapy on Dentin Hypersensitivity
Won, Tae-Hee ; Kim, Ki-Suk ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 215~224
The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of 904 nm GaAs laser irradiation for patients with hypersensitive teeth and to find the possibility of clinical use of this Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for the control of hypersensitive teeth. Eleven patients visited Dept. of Oral Medicine, Dankook University participated in this study. Each patient contributed at least two or more contralateral pairs of hypersensitive teeth with exposed dentine at cervical surfaces. Total number of teeth used from subjects participated in this study was 50: 25 experimental and control teeth respectively. All participants were treated with 904 nm GaAs diode laser every week during 4 weeks. Tactile and cold (ice stick) tests were carried out before LLLT every week during 4 weeks and 1 week later after the last LLLT by measuring visual analogue scale (VAS) of patients and by measuring a score of electrical pulp tester (EPT) simultaneously. The VAS score in tactile test decreased significantly with time, but there was not statistically difference between those of groups. The score of EPT in the experimental group was significantly higher than that of control group, although there was no change with time. In cold test, there was significant difference between two groups and cold sensitivity of the experimental group significantly decreased with time after every LLL irradiation, compared with that of control group. Based on the results, it is suggested that the 904 nm GaAs laser irradiation could be positively used as an effective, reversible method in treating cervical dentine hypersensitivity.
Effects of Smoking on Oral Health : Preliminary Evaluation for a Long-Term Study of a Group with Good Oral Hygiene
Lee, Hyun-Suk ; Kim, Mee-Eun ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 225~234
Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor of systemic health and also impairs oral health, which is related to development of oral cancers, periodontitis, delayed wound healing, tooth loss, failure of implant, etc. Aside from smoking, many other risk factors can be related to oral health and long-term effects of smoking on salivary flow and taste threshold are still in controversy. Authors considered dental students to be an appropriate group with good oral hygiene for a long-term study to reveal effects of smoking on oral health. This study was performed to compare smoking patterns and current oral health conditions between smokers and nonsmokers in dental students prior to long-term evaluation. 192 volunteers (85.7%) of 224 male dental students in Dankook University were evaluated through questionnaires and clinical examination in 2010. Questionnaires included smoking pattern, alcohol use, nicotine dependence, preventive care, psychological profile and clinical examinations comprised assessment of teeth or periodontal status, nicotine pigmentation, salivary flow, electrical taste thresholds and halitosis. From the study, (current) smokers were older, and drank more frequently with more alcohol intake compared to former smokers and nonsmokers(p<0.05). There was no significant difference among them in salivary flow rate, halitosis and electrical taste threshold. However, there was significant difference in DMFT rate, periodontal treatment need, nicotinic pigmentation between smokers and nonsmokers(p<0.05), irrespective of their levels of preventive care. The smokers in this study, who are young dental students with relatively shorter duration of smoking, less use of cigarettes and low level of nicotine dependence, did not reveal significant impairment of oral health. However, their oral health was found to be relatively impaired compared to nonsmokers', which suggests negative effect of smoking on the oral health and a need of smoking cessation.
Analysis of Female Lichen Planus Patients with SCL-90-R
Kim, Ik-Hwan ; Kim, Chang-Yong ; Kim, Kyung-Hee ; Huh, Joon-Young ; Ok, Soo-Min ; Jeong, Sung-Hee ; Ahn, Yong-Woo ; Ko, Myung-Yun ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 235~243
Personal characteristics of female lichen planus patients were analyzed psychologically using the SCL-90-R. The subjects were 51 female lichen planus patients who visited Orofacial pain clinic of the Department of Oral Medicine, Pusan National University Yangsan Dental Hospital from 2009 to 2010. The female control group were collected from Pusan Kyungnam area. 45 female burning mouth syndrome patients, 36 female temporomandibular joint disorder patients, 23 female trigeminal neuralgia patients were subjected at Orofacial pain clinic of the Department of Oral Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital from 1998 to 2010. 1. Lichen planus patients group, burning mouth syndrome patient group, temporomandibular joint disorder patients group, trigeminal neuralgia patients group and the control group were within normal range. 2. The T-Scores of O-C, IS, DEP, ANX, HOS, PHOB in lichen planus patients group were significantly higher than in the control group. 3. The T-Scores of O-C, IS, DEP, ANX, PAR, PSY in chronic group was significantly higher than in acute group. 4. The T-Scores of SOM, O-C, DEP, ANX, in burning mouth syndrome patients group was significantly higher than in lichen planus patient group. 5. There was no significant T-score difference between lichen planus group and temporomandibular joint disorder patient group. 6. There was no significant T-score difference between lichen planus group and trigeminal neuralgia patient group.
Effect of a Mouthwash Containing Cetylpyridinium and Zinc Chloride on Oral Malodor
Kim, Ju-Sik ; Park, Ji-Woon ; Kim, Dae-Jung ; Kim, Young-Ku ; Lee, Jeong-Yun ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 245~252
The aim of this study is to clinically evaluate the effect of a mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium and zinc chloride on reduction of morning oral malodor in healthy subjects measured by organoleptic measurement and a portable sulfide monitor. A total of 8 healthy non-smoking male volunteers were enrolled in this study of crossover design consisting of two experimental phases. The subjects were instructed to rinse the mouth with 10 mL of the experimental mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium and zinc chloride for 30 seconds at the first phase. At the second phase after a one-week washout period, each subject rinsed with distilled water as a control. All experiments were conducted at around 8:30 a.m. and oral malodor was measured using organoleptic measurement and a portable sulfide monitor just before rinsing with the experimental mouthwash or control (baseline), 1 hr, 2 hrs, and 3 hrs after rinsing. The mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium and zinc chloride reduced morning oral malodor up to 3 hrs after rinsing. Organoleptic score and concentrations of volatile sulfur compounds after use of the experimental mouthwash significantly decreased with time, and the decreases were significantly different between the mouthwash and control. In conclusion, the mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium and zinc chloride is significantly effective on reduction of morning oral malodor in healthy subjects by 3 hrs.
A Case Report of Numb Chin Syndrome with Facial Pain Caused by Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Jung, Jae-Kwang ; Hur, Yun-Kyung ; Choi, Jae-Kap ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 253~259
Numb chin syndrome, is a rare neuropathy, characterized by facial and oral numbness restricted to the distribution of the mental nerve. Even though this neuropathy is uncommon, but this still has an important clinical meaning because it can be related with a malignancy. Because orofacial symptoms can even present the first clinical feature of a malignancy, dentists should pay careful attention to their meaning and importance to detect the malignant tumor early. Moreover, patients who present with a sudden numbness on chin should be investigated for the undiagnosed malignancy. In this report, we described a patient with stabbing orofacial pain and numbness of chin who was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and placed the importance on the diagnosis of NCS.
A Comparison Study on Animal Models for Osteoarthritis in Temporomandibular Joint
Yu, Sun-Nyoung ; Yi, Young-Chul ; Park, Hae-Ryoun ; Ryu, Mi-Heon ; Jeon, Hye-Mi ; Kim, Kwang-Youn ; Kim, Sang-Hun ; Ok, Soo-Min ; Ko, Myung-Yun ; Ahn, Yong-Woo ; Ahn, Soon-Cheol ; Jeong, Sung-Hee ;
Journal of Oral Medicine and Pain, volume 36, issue 4, 2011, Pages 261~271
Osteoarthritis in patients with temporomandibular disorders(TMDs) induces pain, limitation of mouth opening, occlusal problems, and most commonly affects their life quality. Control method and progressive process of osteoarthritis are being extensively researched. The researchers focus on histologic changes, synovial changes, muscular and ligamental changes and observed reaction to pain. Therefore most of them developed the animal model for osteoarthritis in TMD patients. In this study, we applied several methods which induces osteoarthritis of temporomandibular joint(TMJ) in rats or mice. For locally induce osteoarthritis in TMJ, Monosodium iodoacetate(MIA) or interleukin-
) were injected into TMJ joint space for 5 or 3 weeks. Other groups are chosen for osteoarthritis under systemic control including hormonal changes and aging. To observe cellular change, increased collagen, degenerative bony destruction and distribution of proteoglycans (PGs), safranin-O staining and Masson's trichrome staining were used.