Changes of the tooth enamel following the application of a new prevention method in children suffering from cerebral palsy and gastro-esophageal reflux disease

Aurelia Spinei, Alina Monica Picos, Petra Nicoara, Andrei Picos, Iurie Spinei.


Abstract:
The purpose of the paper consisted in studying the structural and chemical composition changes of the tooth enamel occurred after simultaneous application of laser therapy and deep fluoridation of enamel at children suffering from cerebral palsy (CP) associated with the gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Material and methods: 36 children suffering from CP associated with GERD were taken into the study, with ages between 13 and 15.[…]

“Prevalence of dental erosions in GERD: a pilot study”

ALINA M. PICOS,1 SIMINA POENAR,1 ALEXANDRA OPRIS,2 ALEXANDRA CHIRA,2 MARIUS BUD,3ANTONELA BERAR,1 ANDREI PICOS,1 and DAN L. DUMITRASCU2


Abstract
Background
Dental erosions are determined by a mechanism involving increased oral acidity. Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) represents the pathological reflux of gastric content into the oral cavity, affecting the hard dental tissues integrity, with a major risk of advanced tooth wear.[…]