Cochrane Oral Health Group comprises an international network of healthcare professionals, researchers and consumers preparing, maintaining, and disseminating systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials in oral health. Oral health is broadly conceived to include the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of oral, dental and craniofacial diseases and disorders.
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Cochrane Oral Health Group is one of 53 review groups around the world belonging to Cochrane: an international non-profit and independent organisation, providing up-to-date information about the effects of health care.
The Cochrane OHG's reviews and protocols are published on the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) on the Cochrane Library, a regularly updated collection of evidence-based healthcare databases available online.
In July 2015 (Issue 7), the Cochrane OHG published:
- Interventions for treating oro-antral communications and fistula due to dental procedures
Kiran Kumar Krishanappa S, Prashanti E, Sumanth KN, Naresh S, Moe S, Aggarwal H, Mathew RJ
In June 2015 (Issue 6), the Cochrane OHG published:
- Surgical adjunctive procedures for accelerating orthodontic treatment
Fleming PS, Fedorowicz Z, Johal A, El-Angbawi A, Pandis N
- Water fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries
Iheozor-Ejiofor Z, Worthington HV, Walsh T, O'Malley L, Clarkson JE, Macey R, Alam R, Tugwell P, Welch V, Glenny A-M
- Fluoride gels for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents
Marinho VCC, Worthington HV, Walsh T, Chong LY
- Adjunctive antimicrobial photodynamic therapy for treating periodontal and peri-implant diseases
Jervøe-Storm P-M, Jepsen S, Worthington HV, Needleman I, Eberhard J
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The 2013 Impact Factor for the CDSR is 5.939, consequently, the CDSR is now ranked 10 of the 150 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category, and 6 for number of citations.
Activities of the Group are co-ordinated by its Editorial Base, located within the School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.