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What are Systematic Reviews & Protocols?Link to external website

  • Protocol: Detailed roadmap or plan for the preparation of a Cochrane review. This is found only in the full-text (subscribed) view of The Cochrane Library, and includes details of the research question and data extraction methods.
  • Review: The published review with methods, results, conclusions. The plain language summary (a short synopsis) and the abstract (a page or so) are found free-of-charge on Cochrane.org and TheCochraneLibrary.com, while the full-text version (including meta-analyses) is available only to subscribers of The Cochrane Library.

Oral Hygiene

  1. Interventions for Cleaning Dentures in Adults (Protocol)Link to external website
  2. One-to-one Oral Hygiene Advice Provided in a Dental Setting for Oral Health (Protocol)Link to external website
  3. Potassium Containing Toothpastes for Dentine HypersensitivityLink to external website  
  4. Psychological Interventions to Improve Adherence to Oral Hygiene Instructions in Adults with Periodontal DiseasesLink to external website

Preventative Therapies

  1. Pit and Fissure Sealants for Preventing Dental decay in the Permanent Teeth of Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website
  2. Pit and Fissure Sealants Versus Fluoride Varnishes for Preventing Dental Decay in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website

Fluoride Therapy

Topical

  1. Combinations of Topical Fluoride (Toothpastes, Mouthrinses, Gels, Varnishes) Versus Single Topical Fluoride for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website
  2. Fluoride Gels for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website
  3. Fluoride Mouthrinses for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website
  4. Fluorides for the Prevention of White Spots on Teeth During fixed Brace Treatment (Review) 
  5. Fluoride Toothpastes for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website
  6. Fluoride Varnishes for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website
  7. One Topical Fluoride (Toothpastes, or Mouthrinses, or Gels, or Varnishes) Versus Another for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review) Link to external website
  8. Slow-release Fluoride Devices for the control of dental decay (Review)Link to external website
  9. Topical Fluoride (Toothpastes, Mouthrinses, Gels or Varnishes) for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents (Review)Link to external website

Systemic

  1. Fluoridated Milk for preventing Dental Caries (Review)Link to external website
  2. Salt Fluoridation for Preventing Dental Caries (Protocol) bspLink to external website
  3. Fluoride Supplements (Tablets, Drops, Lozenges or Chewing Gums) for Preventing Dental Caries in Children (Protocol)Link to external website

Diet

  1. One-to-one Dietary Interventions Undertaken in a Dental Setting for a Change in Dietary Behaviour and the Prevention of Dental Caries and Erosion (Protocol)Link to external website  
  2. Xylitol containing Oral Products for Preventing Dental Caries (Protocol)Link to external website

Periodontal Disease

Prevention

  1. Psychological Interventions to Iimprove Adherence to Oral Hygiene Instructions in Adults with Periodontal Diseases (Review)Link to external website
  2. Manual Versus Powered Toothbrushing for Oral Health (Review)Link to external website
  3. Powered Toothbrushes for Oral Health (Protocol)Link to external website
  4. Triclosan Containing Toothpaste for Gingival Health (Protocol) Link to external website
  5. Psychological Interventions to Improve Adherence to Oral Hygiene Instructions in Adults with Periodontal Diseases (Review)Link to external website  
  6. Routine Scale Polish for Periodontal Health in AdultsLink to external website

Halitosis

  1. Mouthrinses for the Treatment of Halitosis (Protocol)
  2. Tongue Scraping for Treating Halitosis (Review) Link to external website

Maintenance

  1. Recall Intervals for Oral Health in Primary Care PatientsLink to external website
  2. Domestic Violence Screening and Intervention Programmes for Adults with Dental or Facial Injury.Link to external website Updated Issue 2, 2006.

Oral Cancer

Screening Programmes for the Early Detection and Prevention of Oral Cancer. Link to external website Updated Issue 3, 2006

Breastfeeding

Optimal Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding (Review)Link to external website

Tobacco Cessation

Interventions for Tabacco Cessaction in the Dental Setting (Review)Link to external website

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