In Memoriam Associate Professor Dr. Livia Zarnea

No. 1-2 / 2021 - Pages: 05-07

Another big heart of Romanian Dentistry has left. It is hard to find words to properly depict what Dr Livia Zarnea meant for the Discipline of Paedodontics of Carol Davila University...

The impact of tooth decay prevention measures on the pro-antioxidants system

No. 1-2 / 2021 - Pages: 07-28

The oxidative stress (OS) has an extremely negative impact over living organisms. In a classical manner, the OS is defined as an imbalance between oxidants and antioxidants, generated by the free radicals , which, in their turn, are formed during the metabolism and energy production within the body.

Local anesthesia in pediatric dentistry – specialists vs. GPs

No. 1-2 / 2021 - Pages: 28-38

Pain prevention in pediatric dentistry is crucial for achieving positive experience of a child during dental treatment, building trust and cooperation and establishing a compliant dental adult. One of the main methods to prevent pain is local anesthesia (1-3).

Dental extraction under general anesthesia in children and adolescents

No. 1-2 / 2021 - Pages: 38-52

Even if modern dentistry evolves in terms of treatments, equipment, instruments and working method, early damage to extensive coronary destruction in the surface and depth of the deciduous teeth and even permanent immature teeth continues to be a common situation.

Clinico-psychological aspects in the rehabilitation of upper frontal teeth

No. 1-2 / 2021 - Pages: 52-74

Disharmonies of the dento-gingival composition, following periodontal disease, partial edentations, shape or position anomalies of frontal teeth, modify the smile design.

Smoking behaviors in a group of high school students – preliminary results

No. 1-2 / 2021 - Pages: 74-85

Tobacco use is a major health risk factor and a major cause of premature death. Smoking has become a public health problem worldwide, especially for the younger generations who seem to adopt this habit at a very young age.