Layla N Khogeer

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Patient Satisfaction and Preference with Dry Shield vs. Rubber Dam Isolation among Pediatric Patients
    Author(s): Sara M Bagher*, Hanaa K Allaf, Layla N Khogeer and Osama Felemban

    Aims: was to conduct a comparative evaluation of the DryShield isolation system (DSI) to the rubber dam isolation (RDI) during premolar fissure sealants (FS) placement as for the chair time, subjective patient discomfort, pain and future preference among 9 to 15-year-old pediatric dental patients. Material and Methods: This split-mouth randomized clinical study included healthy 9 to 15-year-old children with at least one pair of contralateral fully erupted, caries-free permanent premolars indicated for FS. Teeth were randomly allocated to either the control or the test group. In the control group, teeth received FS with RDI while the test group teeth received FS with DSI. Chair time was recorded using a stopwatch. Subjects rated their pain using a answered a validated Arabic interview questionnaire after completing both procedures. Results: Twenty-eight subjects were included. The DSI.. Read More»

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