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No. 3-4 / 2020

Amelogenesis and MIH – the role of MMP20 and KLK4

Enamel formation is a highly coordinated process. The enamel protein matrix, secreted by the ameloblasts, contains three main proteins: amelogenin, enamelin and ameloblastin. These proteins are specific to enamel and are degrade by specific proteases, MMP20 and KLK4. Human mutations in genes coding for the enamel proteinases cause variable degrees of hypomineralization.

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No. 3-4 / 2020

Treatment needs on immature first permanent molar

First permanent molar (FPM) is important because of the contrast between its major role in maintaining the balance of the dento-maxillary apparatus and its increased caries vulnerability. Because of the early appearance on dental arches, and of having an occlusal surface with numerous pits and fissures, it is quickly exposed to the action of factors with carious potential.

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No. 3-4 / 2020

Assessment of oral health and habits in a group of school children with intellectual disabilities

Disability is the consequence of a deficiency that can be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or a combination of these [1]. Currently, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 15% of the global population has different types of disabilities (̴1 billion people)

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No. 3-4 / 2020

The first exclusively ONLINE edition of the UNAS Congress – a full success and a turning point in Romanian Dental Education

Held between October 7 and 9, 2020, (I was to say …) in Bucharest, the XXIV National Edition with International Participation of the Congress of the National Union of Dental Associations will represent for all of us, organizers, participants, readers , sponsors, a memorable event that will remain in the history of the Association as the FIRST (and perhaps the only) ONLINE EDITION exclusively.

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No. 3-4 / 2020

Scientific Abstracts of the 24th Congress of the Unified National Romanian Dental Associations, October 7–9, 2020

Dentistry is the most dynamic medical field because it has undergone the most numerous and significant changes in the last 25 years. One of the ten important challenges that dentistry has been and is subject to is the package of normative acts developed as a result of the current pandemic. Adaptation to the new conditions is necessary.

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