World Journal of Advanced Scientific Research <p>WJASR is a budding author friendly journal. It intends to promote innovation, new ideas, techniques, provide a platform for budding researchers and clinicians to showcase their work and provide adequate credit to them. It strives to maintain the high standards of quality and authenticity in its published work. It is a open access, interdisciplinary, bimonthly, peer reviewed journal with a focus to encourage research and development.</p> <p>It publishes original research papers, case studies, review papers, literature reviews, book reviews, short communications, technical note from researchers, Applied and educational articles in all areas of research. </p> <p>It welcomes researchers, scholars, scientists, clinicians and students to send in their research work and follows a fast review and publishing process.</p> <p>It publishes research papers, articles and communications in the fields of Medicine, Dentistry, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Engineering and Nursing.</p> <p>We are happy to inform you that WJASR has successfully moved onto the Open Journal System (OJS) Platform and is now indexed with Google Scholar and Crossref.</p> <p>This enables all WJASR articles to be available on google scholar.</p> <p>Crossref (formerly styled CrossRef) is an official Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation. It is run by the Publishers International Linking Association Inc.</p> <p>A DOI, or Digital Object Identifier, is a string of numbers, letters and symbols used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. A DOI will help your reader easily locate a document from your citation.</p> <p>WJASR articles can now get a DOI number through Crossref. However this shall be a paid service.</p> <p>Kindly note that DOI is purely an optional service and WJASR remains a free to publish academic online journal.</p> <p>We shall continue to publish articles for free to encourage research and budding authors, however should you require a DOI for your manuscript it shall be a paid service as mentioned above.</p> en-US (Editor in chief - Dr. Jeevan S.) (Ubitech Solutions Pvt Ltd) Fri, 02 Oct 2020 13:20:32 +0000 OJS 60 Xerostomia in patients undergoing anticancer therapy <p>Xerostomia, commonly referred to as dry mouth syndrome, is the result of a decrease or absence of salivary flow, producing mucosal thirst. It is usually caused by systemic autoimmune diseases, including diabetes, neurological disorders and Sjögren's Syndrome, however dry mouth itself is associated with a variety of mood disorders and anxiety disorders and their treatment; and, several medicines are reported to cause xerostomia in at least 10% of users. Therapeutic options include agents that act as saliva and mimic and provide temporary relief of xerostomia, however they do not promote the production of salivary and<br>are therefore considered a cure for alternative restorations.</p> <p><br>Medications such as chemotherapy, pain medication, anti-depressants, diuretics (water pills) can cause xerostomia. When caused by damage to the salivary gland, it can be a lifelong problem and requires patience in treatment. Radiation also causes dry mouth when salivary glands are exposed to radiation.This article summarizes xerostomiain patients undergoing anticancer therapy.</p> Dr. Venetia Aranha, Dr. Meghana S.M., Dr. Monica Yadav, Dr. Jashika Shroff Copyright (c) 2020 Thu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 A Novel Approach In Management Of Subluxation In Traumatic Tooth Extraction – Case Report <p>This case report documents with the clinical approach adopted for upper bicuspids tooth with lateral subluxation trauma. The type of splint used is quick and easy to fabricate and apply, requiring no complicated equipment or laboratory assistance. The proposed procedure involved reposition of the tooth with immobilization with ligature wire is described, followed by 2 week treatment and 4 month follow up.</p> Dr. M.C. Prasant, Dr. Akankasha Chaurasia, Dr. Abin Varghese, Dr.Priyanshi Chaurasia, Dr. Sandesh Singh Chouhan Copyright (c) 2020 Thu, 15 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Formulation And Evaluation Of Herbal Hair Oil <p>Natural remedies are more acceptable in the belief that they are safer with fewer side effect than synthetic one. Herbal hair oil is one of the most well recognized for hair treatment. Herbal oil not only moisturizes scalp but also reserves dry scalp and dry hair condition. It provide various essential nutrients required to maintain function of sebaceous glands and promotes natural hair growth.</p> Habeeba Shaikh, Siddiqua Shaikh Copyright (c) 2020 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Corona, Stress And Bruxism-The Triad <p>The corona virus pandemic has been the largest health adversity to hit the human race since the Spanish flu and large scale panic and skyrocketing stress levels are collateral damage of the same. Bruxism has widely been considered a red flag as far as stress and mental health issues are concerned.</p> <p><br>This article deals with correlating the triad of Bruxism,stress and the Corona virus and the role that the dentist plays in the current scenario. Drug dependence, disturbances in sleeping patterns, bouts of aggression, increased cases of depression and increase in the number of cases calling into suicide helplines have all been on the rise during the corona pandemic. Stress and bruxism go hand in hand, and this has seen a steady decline as well. To assess bruxism and refer patients to the necessary mental health care providers is an important role that the dentist will play in the coming months and this article tries to highlight this particular role.</p> Dr. Arpita Upadhyay Copyright (c) 2020 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Human Amniotic Membrane (HAM) in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: A Comprehensive Review <p>The amniotic membrane or amnion is the innermost layer of the placenta, which consist of a thick basement membrane and an avascular stromal matrix. It’s a metabolically active membrane which involved in solute and water maintaining amniotic fluid homeostasis. It has various properties such as Anti-inflammatory, Anti-microbial, Anti- fibrotic, Anti- apoptotic, Immunomodulatory, Epitheliazation &amp; cell differentiation –modulating capacity, Inhibition of cancer cell proliferation, Low immunogenicity, Reasonable mechanical property, etc its uses has been described in the literature for various applications in the fields of ophthalmology, plastic surgery and in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In this review we are listing the various applications of Human Amniotic Membrane (HAM) in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery which are available in the literature. The various applications of HAM are i)Repair of oroantral fistula ii) after Vestibuloplasty as a bandage, iii)Maxillofacial soft tissue defects,iv)Cervical necrotising fasciitis v)BRONJ vi) treatment of Gingival recession vii) Socket preservation after extraction and viii) after ankylosis surgery of TMJ and using as an Interpositionalmaterial etc. In this review we are focussing on various applications<br>of HAM in OMFS.</p> Dr. Abin Varghese, Dr. Deepa Davis Copyright (c) 2020 Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Comprehensive Review On PRP and PRF Applications In Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Abin Varghese, Dr. Deepa Davis Copyright (c) 2020 Sun, 18 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Patient adherence to the prescribed medicine therapy - Transdermal pain relief patch v/s Oral Intake <p>Non adherence of a medical therapy primarily due to negligence and secondarily due to various reasons as listed in the questionnaire were given by the patients who received dental treatment. This negligence and inability of the patient to administer oral drugs leads to avoidance of treatment, which in turn leads to deterioration of oral health. Patients in such conditions cannot<br>receive the same results as compared to patients who adhere to a given therapy and this in turn affects the dentist’s work.</p> <p>Background<br>The subject of non-adherence to medication therapy has been co-related with less than the desired outcomes in a given therapy. If not dealt with this attitude of the patients, soon it might become a problem.</p> <p>Materials and method<br>A questionnaire was conducted in the dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, R.K.D.F. Dental College and Research Centre, Bhopal to understand whether the patients prefer oral administration or transdermal patches for pain relief after extraction of mobile teeth.</p> <p><br>Result<br>Patients adhered to transdermal patch for pain relief more as compared to oral administration of the pain-relieving drugs given to the other group.</p> <p><br>Conclusion<br>The adherence of patients to drug therapy was slightly more in the transdermal patch group as compared to the orally administered group.</p> Dr. M. C. Prasant* , Dr. Indrayani Deole**, Dr. Akankasha Chaurasia** Copyright (c) 2020 Sun, 18 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 Hemisection: A conservative approach for the management of periodontally involved tooth : A Case Report <p>Hemisection is sectioning of multi-rooted teeth with its crown portion, with the loss of periodontal attachment and is performed to retain the original tooth structure and attain the fixed prosthodontic prosthesis. It can be essentially used for the management of compromised tooth due to caries, resorption, non negiotiable canal, perforation, periodontal damage, which is restricted to single<br>root.</p> Dr Deepa Davis, Dr Abin Varghese Copyright (c) 2020 Wed, 04 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0000