Journal of Dentistry and Orofacial Surgery

Current Issue

  • Short communication - Medical Published: Jul 03, 2017

    Crouzon Syndrome

    Crouzon’s syndrome was first described by a French neurologist, Octave Crouzon (1874-1938) in the year 1912 as one of the varieties of craniosynostosis. It is also known as craniofacial dysostosis. It has prevalence of 15–16% in one million new born and 4.5% of all craniosystosis. The known race or sex…

    -Ambarkova Vesna, Vladimir Popovski

  • Case report - Medical Published: Jul 03, 2017

    Acetylcholine Suppresses Release of Interleukin-6 in Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The central role of cytokines in the pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been thoroughly recognized. RA commonly involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) resulting in craniomandibular pain, jaw functional limitations and risk of anterior open bite. Due to destruction of cartilage and bone tissue in the joint with sometimes debilitating…

    -Amal Al-Khotani, Alstergren P

  • Research article - Medical Published: Oct 25, 2016

    Trypanosoma cruzi Persistence in Crevicular Fluid from Inflamed Gum of Chronic Chagasic Patients

    The presence of Trypanosoma cruzi in crevicular fluid from gingival inflammation foci of chronic chagasic patients (CCPs) was detected for the first time using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays. Samples were collected from 11 unquestionable CCPs, who had suffered from acute infection between seven months and 27 years before the…

    -Nestor Anez, Gladys Crisante, Sara Khoudier, Jose Davila, Antonina Liuzza and Henry Parada

  • Research article - Medical Published: Sep 26, 2016

    Is Dentistry Turning into Weary Profession? Dimensionality of Experienced Professional Burnout among Dentists in Central India

    A total of 178 dentists working with at least one year of working experience were invited for the study, with a response rate of 87.5%, a total of 155 dentists participated. The research proforma which was self-administered had two sections; the demographic and professional details were recorded in the initial…

    -Ashish Dwivedi, Bharathi M. Purohit and Ajay Bhambal