International Dental Research https://www.dental-research.com/index.php/idr <p align="justify"><em>International Dental Research </em>is a multidisciplinary&nbsp;double-blind peer-reviewed dental journal publishing articles in the field of dentistry. The <em>International Dental Research</em> is the official tri-annually publication (April, August, December).&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify">The <em>&nbsp;International Dental Research</em> publishes scientific articles, case reports and comparison studies evaluating materials and methods of dental treatment. Dentists can learn about new concepts in dental treatment and the latest advances in techniques and instrumentation in the one journal that helps them keep pace with rapid changes in this field. The journal also aims to provide clinicians, scientists and students of dentistry with a knowledge transfer platform for rapid publication of reports through an international journal, which will be available free online. The broad coverage of current research has given the journal an international reputation as an indispensable source for both basic scientists and clinicians engaged in understanding and preventing dental disease. All articles will be critically reviewed by the editor and invited referees within 2 months. No fees are requested from the authors for submission and publication process.</p> International Dental Research en-US International Dental Research 2146-1767 Assessment of Hepatitis B Vaccination Status of Students of Faculty of Dentistry https://www.dental-research.com/index.php/idr/article/view/100 <p><strong>Aim:</strong> The aim of this study was to evaluate the dental students’ hepatitis B vaccination and serological status according demographic data.</p> <p><strong>Methodology:</strong> A questionnaire prepared related to hepatitis B virus infection and demographic data of 290 students, educating at University of Fırat and Dicle, Faculty of Dentistry in 2016-2017 academic year was distributed. Chi-square test analysis was used for statistical analysis. p&lt;0.05 was considered statistically significant.</p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> In the study, it was determined that 17.9% of the students had hepatitis B in the family and 17.9% of them had seen themselves at risk. Of the 290 students who participated in this study, 42% were HBV vaccinated, 21.6% completed the vaccination scheme, 35% of the students had HBV carriers and 20.7% were controlling HBV serology. The higher class of students, the rate of development of vaccination, control of HBV serology, HBV carrier, and protective response increased significantly (p&lt;0.01). Gender, parental level of education did not have a statistically significant effect on the answers given to the questions.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions:</strong> The level of awareness of HBV in dental school students is not at the desired level. We believe that the students who start the first semester of the dental school will be educated by the infection control committees collectively and vaccination will solve this problem.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>How to cite this article:</strong> Talo Yildirim T, Acun Kaya F, Kaya CA. Assessment of Hepatitis B Vaccination Status of Students of Faculty of Dentistry. Int Dent Res 2017;7:46-53.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Linguistic Revision:</strong>&nbsp;The English in this manuscript has been checked by at least two professional editors, both native speakers of English.</p> Tuba Talo Yildirim Filiz Acun Kaya Can Ayhan Kaya ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2017-12-31 2017-12-31 7 3 46 53 10.5577/intdentres.2017.vol7.no3.1 Endodontic Irrigation Solutions: A Review https://www.dental-research.com/index.php/idr/article/view/102 <p>The goal of endodontic treatment is to remove all the vital and necrotic tissues, microorganisms and microbial byproducts from root canal system. This goal can be achieved through chemical and mechanical debridement of root canals. This article narrates the specifics and requirements of the irrigation solutions. Sodium hypochlorite is proposed as the primary irrigant by virtue of its organic tissue dissolution capacity and broad antimicrobial properties. On the other hand, chelation solutions are recommended as auxiliary solutions to remove the smear layer or to hinder its formation on dentin surface. Thus, it's hoped that sealers and root canal fillers can penetrate to dentin tubules and obturate the canals hermetically. There are new studies on traditional irrigants especially on some irrigants that can replace sodium hypoclorite. This article reviews the new irrigants which can be used in future endodontic practice, and their advantages and limitations. Moreover, actions and interactions of recently used irrigants are adverted.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>How to cite this article:</strong> Topbas C, Adiguzel O. Endodontic Irrigation Solutions: A Review. Int Dent Res 2017;7:54-61.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Linguistic Revision:</strong>&nbsp;The English in this manuscript has been checked by at least two professional editors, both native speakers of English.</p> Celalettin Topbas Ozkan Adiguzel ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2017-12-31 2017-12-31 7 3 54 61 10.5577/intdentres.2017.vol7.no3.2 Cone-Beam Three-Dimensional Dental Volumetric Tomography in Dental Practice https://www.dental-research.com/index.php/idr/article/view/103 <p>Imaging methods are of great importance for diagnosis and treatment in dentistry. With technological advances, great progress has been made in these methods. Over time, 3-dimensional (3-D) imaging has replaced 2-dimensional, thereby providing examination of objects in all directions. Of these methods, which play an important role in the clinical evaluation of patients, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is the newest and most advanced imaging method. This method will revolutionize dental in comparison with conventional CT, it has several advantages, including a shorter scanning time, low radiation dose, low cost and the acquisition of high-resolution images. With 3-D imaging technology, this method has introduced the possibility of applying several procedures from diagnosis in the maxillofacial region to operative and surgical procedures. Although very clear results are not obtained from the imaging of soft tissues, the most important advantage of this technology is the capability of imaging hard and soft tissues together.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>How to cite this article:</strong> Cangul S, Adiguzel O. Cone-Beam Three-Dimensional Dental Volumetric Tomography in Dental Practice. Int Dent Res 2017;7:62-70.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Linguistic Revision:</strong>&nbsp;The English in this manuscript has been checked by at least two professional editors, both native speakers of English.</p> Suzan Cangul Ozkan Adiguzel ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2017-12-31 2017-12-31 7 3 62 70 10.5577/intdentres.2017.vol7.no3.3 Partial Pulpotomy of Immature Anterior Permanent Teeth with Complicated Crown Fractures: Report of Two Cases https://www.dental-research.com/index.php/idr/article/view/104 <p><strong>Aim:</strong> This report aims to present the application of partial pulpotomy procedures in fractured maxillary central incisors with immature roots.</p> <p><strong>Methodology:</strong> Two cases of complicated crown fractures are reported. A 7-year-old male patient with a fractured maxillary left central incisor tooth and 8-year-old female patient with fractured maxillary right and left central incisor teeth were referred to the clinic after trauma. Partial pulpotomies were performed and MTA was applied directly onto the pulps followed by coronal restoration.</p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> The application of partial pulpotomy procedures in immature permanent teeth with complicated crown fractures has resulted in the formation of hard tissue barrier and complete root development. Follow up confirmed successful outcomes.</p> <p><strong>Conclusions:</strong> Partial pulpotomy procedures in immature maxillary anterior teeth with complicated crown fractures followed by a proper coronal restoration is a valid treatment approach in well-chosen cases.</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> Complicated crown fracture, mineral trioxide aggregate, partial pulpotomy.</p> <p><strong>How to cite this article:</strong> Sharawy WW, Ahmed HMA. Partial pulpotomy of immature anterior permanent teeth with complicated crown fractures: Report of two cases. Int Dent Res 2017;7:71-75.</p> <p><strong>Linguistic Revision:</strong>&nbsp;The English in this manuscript has been checked by at least two professional editors, both native speakers of English.</p> Wael Waheed Sharawy Hany Mohamed Aly Ahmed ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2017-12-31 2017-12-31 7 3 71 75 10.5577/intdentres.2017.vol7.no3.4