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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 183 - September 2023

N° 183

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Senegalphoto_auteurCarcinome épidermoïde, langue mobile, facteurs de risque

M.M. Ndiaye, S. Toure, A. Ndiaye, R. Diop - Senegal
Published in French in Tropical Dental Journal N° 183 - Volume 46 - Septembre 2023 - 23-28


Introduction: Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue is a condition of older men with a history of alcohol and tobacco use. However, studies show an increase in their incidence in recent decades in women and without traditional risk factors for alcohol or tobacco use. The objective of this work was to study the particular etiopathogenic profile in a context of low alcohol and tobacco intoxication.
Materials and method: This was a retrospective, analytical study carried out at the Aristide Le Dantec University Hospital, in the maxillofacial surgery department over a period of 6-years from January 2012 to December 2017. Included in the study were all patients presenting with squamous cell carcinoma of the mobile tongue confirmed histologically and support in our service.
Results: A ...

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Ivory CoastSeverity of dental fluorosis in primary school children in Boguedia (Ivory Coast)   Article Open access  
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Ivory CoastRestoring the smile and oro-facial functions in children by prosthesis   Article Open access  
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Ivory CoastManagement of gonococcal oral aphthosis at the Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of Treichville University Teaching Hospital: a case report   Article Open access  
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TunisiaGuidelines ensuring longevity of implant supported crown replacing mandibular molar: a clinical report   Article Open access  
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TogoKnowledge of patients attending the Odonto-Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the Sylvanus Olympio University Teaching Hospital (SO-UTH) in Lome (Togo) about the consequences of tooth loss   Article Open access  
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couv_rapportPrevention and treatment of dental caries with mercury-free products and minimal intervention

This WHO oral health briefing note series focuses on prevention and treatment of dental caries (tooth decay) with mercury-free products and minimal interventions.

Dental caries is a major public health problem globally as the disease affects all age groups, with an onset in early childhood and continued increase over the life course. Read the report


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Plombage dentaire - Des soignants sensibilisés aux effets nocifs du mercure

7/21/2023 - Les dépêches de Brazzaville - Congo

Les dentistes congolais continuent de recourir au mercure pour boucher les dents affectées par la carie, en dépit de la toxicité du métal liquide. En vue de réduire ce problème de santé publique, les soignants des établissements sanitaires de Brazzaville ont été édifiés, le 20 juillet, sur les risques, notamment chez les enfants de 15 ans, les femmes enceintes et allaitantes.

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Oral health

OMS - (March 15th, 2022)

. Oral diseases, while largely preventable, pose a major health burden for many countries and affect people throughout their lifetime, causing pain, discomfort, disfigurement and even death.
. It is estimated that oral diseases affect nearly 3.5 billion people.
. Untreated dental caries (tooth decay) in permanent teeth is the most common health condition according to the Global Burden of Disease 2019.
. Treatment for oral health conditions is expensive and usually not part of universal health coverage (UHC).
. Most low- and middle-income countries are unable to provide services to prevent and treat oral health conditions..
. Oral diseases are caused by a range of modifiable risk factors, including sugar consumption, tobacco use, alcohol use and poor hygiene, and their underlying social and commercial determinants.

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