The Cochrane Library: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

DOI: 10.1002/14651858

Reviews/Protocols listed by Cochrane Review Group


  1. Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group
  2. Cochrane Airways Group
  3. Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group
  4. Cochrane Back and Neck Group
  5. Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group
  6. Cochrane Breast Cancer Group
  7. Cochrane Childhood Cancer Group
  8. Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group
  9. Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group
  10. Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group
  11. Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group
  12. Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group
  13. Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group
  14. Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group
  15. Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group
  16. Cochrane ENT Group
  17. Cochrane Epilepsy Group
  18. Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group
  19. Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group
  20. Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer Group
  21. Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group
  22. Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group
  23. Cochrane Heart Group
  24. Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group
  25. Cochrane HIV/AIDS Group
  26. Cochrane Hypertension Group
  27. Cochrane IBD Group
  28. Cochrane Incontinence Group
  29. Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group
  30. Cochrane Injuries Group
  31. Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group
  32. Cochrane Lung Cancer Group
  33. Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group
  34. Cochrane Methodology Review Group
  35. Cochrane Movement Disorders Group
  36. Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the CNS Group
  37. Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
  38. Cochrane Neonatal Group
  39. Cochrane Neuromuscular Group
  40. Cochrane Oral Health Group
    1. About this group
    2. Reviews
      1. Acyclovir for treating primary herpetic gingivostomatitisReviewWithdrawn
      2. Adhesively bonded versus non-bonded amalgam restorations for dental cariesReview
      3. Adhesives for bonded molar tubes during fixed brace treatmentReview
      4. Adhesives for fixed orthodontic bandsReview
      5. Adhesives for fixed orthodontic bracketsReview
      6. Antibacterial agents in composite restorations for the prevention of dental cariesReview
      7. Antibiotic use for irreversible pulpitisReview
      8. Antibiotics for the prophylaxis of bacterial endocarditis in dentistryReview
      9. Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractionsReview
      10. Arthrocentesis and lavage for treating temporomandibular joint disordersReviewWithdrawn
      11. Arthroscopy for temporomandibular disordersReviewWithdrawn
      12. Ceramic inlays for restoring posterior teethReviewWithdrawn
      13. Chlorhexidine mouthrinse as an adjunctive treatment for gingival healthReview
      14. Chlorhexidine treatment for the prevention of dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      15. Clinical assessment to screen for the detection of oral cavity cancer and potentially malignant disorders in apparently healthy adultsReviewDiagnostic
      16. Combinations of topical fluoride (toothpastes, mouthrinses, gels, varnishes) versus single topical fluoride for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      17. Dental cavity liners for Class I and Class II resin-based composite restorationsReview
      18. Dental extractions prior to radiotherapy to the jaws for reducing post-radiotherapy dental complicationsReview
      19. Dental fillings for the treatment of caries in the primary dentitionReviewWithdrawn
      20. Diagnostic tests for oral cancer and potentially malignant disorders in patients presenting with clinically evident lesionsReviewDiagnostic
      21. Different powered toothbrushes for plaque control and gingival healthReview
      22. Direct composite resin fillings versus amalgam fillings for permanent or adult posterior teethReview
      23. Direct versus indirect veneer restorations for intrinsic dental stainsReviewWithdrawn
      24. Domestic violence screening and intervention programmes for adults with dental or facial injuryReviewWithdrawn
      25. Enamel etching for bonding fixed orthodontic bracesReview
      26. Enamel matrix derivative (Emdogain®) for periodontal tissue regeneration in intrabony defectsReview
      27. Endodontic procedures for retreatment of periapical lesionsReview
      28. Extraction of primary (baby) teeth for unerupted palatally displaced permanent canine teeth in childrenReview
      29. Feeding interventions for growth and development in infants with cleft lip, cleft palate or cleft lip and palateReview
      30. Flossing for the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adultsReview
      31. Fluoridated milk for preventing dental cariesReview
      32. Fluoride gels for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      33. Fluoride mouthrinses for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      34. Fluoride supplements (tablets, drops, lozenges or chewing gums) for preventing dental caries in childrenReview
      35. Fluoride toothpastes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      36. Fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      37. Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      38. Fluorides for the prevention of early tooth decay (demineralised white lesions) during fixed brace treatmentReview
      39. Full-mouth treatment modalities (within 24 hours) for chronic periodontitis in adultsReview
      40. Guided tissue regeneration for periodontal infra-bony defectsReview
      41. Hand and ultrasonic instrumentation for orthograde root canal treatment of permanent teethReview
      42. Home-based chemically-induced whitening of teeth in adultsReview
      43. Hyaluronate for temporomandibular joint disordersReviewWithdrawn
      44. Hypnosis for children undergoing dental treatmentReview
      45. Ibuprofen and/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teethReview
      46. Initial arch wires for tooth alignment during orthodontic treatment with fixed appliancesReview
      47. Interdental brushing for the prevention and control of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adultsReview
      48. Interspace/interdental brushes for oral hygiene in orthodontic patients with fixed appliancesReviewWithdrawn
      49. Interventions for central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) of the jawsReview
      50. Interventions for cleaning dentures in adultsReview
      51. Interventions for iatrogenic inferior alveolar and lingual nerve injuryReview
      52. Interventions for managing relapse of the lower front teeth after orthodontic treatmentReview
      53. Interventions for preventing oral candidiasis for patients with cancer receiving treatmentReview
      54. Interventions for preventing oral mucositis for patients with cancer receiving treatmentReview
      55. Interventions for preventing oral mucositis in patients with cancer receiving treatment: oral cryotherapyReview
      56. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: 1- versus 2-stage implant placementReview
      57. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: alveolar ridge preservation techniques for dental implant site developmentReview
      58. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: antibiotics at dental implant placement to prevent complicationsReview
      59. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: augmentation procedures of the maxillary sinusReview
      60. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: dental implants in fresh extraction sockets (immediate, immediate-delayed and delayed implants)Review
      61. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: dental implants in zygomatic bone for the rehabilitation of the severely deficient edentulous maxillaReview
      62. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: denture chewing surface designs in edentulous peopleReviewWithdrawn
      63. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: different times for loading dental implantsReview
      64. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: different types of dental implantsReview
      65. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: horizontal and vertical bone augmentation techniques for dental implant treatmentReview
      66. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: hyperbaric oxygen therapy for irradiated patients who require dental implantsReview
      67. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: maintaining and recovering soft tissue health around dental implantsReview
      68. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: management of soft tissues for dental implantsReview
      69. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: partially absent dentitionReview
      70. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: preprosthetic surgery versus dental implantsReviewWithdrawn
      71. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: surgical techniques for placing dental implantsReviewWithdrawn
      72. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: treatment of peri-implantitisReview
      73. Interventions for the cessation of non-nutritive sucking habits in childrenReview
      74. Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventionsReview
      75. Interventions for the management of dry mouth: topical therapiesReview
      76. Interventions for the management of external root resorptionReview
      77. Interventions for the management of mandibular fracturesReview
      78. Interventions for the management of oral submucous fibrosisReview
      79. Interventions for the management of oral ulcers in Behçet's diseaseReview
      80. Interventions for the management of submucous cleft palateReviewWithdrawn
      81. Interventions for the management of taste disturbancesReview
      82. Interventions for the management of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritisReview
      83. Interventions for the prevention and treatment of herpes simplex virus in patients being treated for cancerReview
      84. Interventions for the restorative care of amelogenesis imperfecta in children and adolescentsReview
      85. Interventions for the treatment of fractures of the mandibular condyleReview
      86. Interventions for the treatment of keratocystic odontogenic tumoursReview
      87. Interventions for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: surgical treatmentReview
      88. Interventions for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: targeted therapy and immunotherapyReview
      89. Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: chemotherapyReview
      90. Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapyReview
      91. Interventions for treating bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ)Review
      92. Interventions for treating burning mouth syndromeReview
      93. Interventions for treating oral candidiasis for patients with cancer receiving treatmentReview
      94. Interventions for treating oral leukoplakia to prevent oral cancerReview
      95. Interventions for treating oral lichen planusReview
      96. Interventions for treating oral mucositis for patients with cancer receiving treatmentReview
      97. Interventions for treating oro-antral communications and fistulae due to dental proceduresReview
      98. Interventions for treating post-extraction bleedingReview
      99. Interventions for treating traumatised ankylosed permanent front teethReview
      100. Interventions for treating traumatised permanent front teeth: avulsed (knocked out) and replantedReview
      101. Interventions for treating traumatised permanent front teeth: luxated (dislodged) teethReview
      102. Intraoperative local anaesthesia for reduction of postoperative pain following general anaesthesia for dental treatment in children and adolescentsReview
      103. Irrigants for non-surgical root canal treatment in mature permanent teethReview
      104. Lasers for caries removal in deciduous and permanent teethReview
      105. Local interventions for the management of alveolar osteitis (dry socket)Review
      106. Magnification devices for endodontic therapyReview
      107. Management of gag reflex for patients undergoing dental treatmentReview
      108. Materials for retrograde filling in root canal therapyReview
      109. Maxillary distraction osteogenesis versus orthognathic surgery for cleft lip and palate patientsReview
      110. Micro-invasive interventions for managing proximal dental decay in primary and permanent teethReview
      111. Mouthrinses for the treatment of halitosisReviewWithdrawn
      112. Non-pharmacological interventions for alleviating pain during orthodontic treatmentReview
      113. Non-surgical adjunctive interventions for accelerating tooth movement in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatmentReview
      114. Occlusal adjustment for treating and preventing temporomandibular joint disordersReviewWithdrawn
      115. Occlusal interventions for periodontitis in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      116. Occlusal splints for treating sleep bruxism (tooth grinding)Review
      117. One-to-one dietary interventions undertaken in a dental setting to change dietary behaviourReview
      118. One topical fluoride (toothpastes, or mouthrinses, or gels, or varnishes) versus another for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      119. Open versus closed surgical exposure of canine teeth that are displaced in the roof of the mouthReview
      120. Operative caries management in adults and childrenReview
      121. Oral appliances and functional orthopaedic appliances for obstructive sleep apnoea in childrenReview
      122. Oral health educational interventions for nursing home staff and residentsReview
      123. Oral hygiene care for critically ill patients to prevent ventilator-associated pneumoniaReview
      124. Orthodontic and orthopaedic treatment for anterior open bite in childrenReview
      125. Orthodontic treatment for deep bite and retroclined upper front teeth in childrenReview
      126. Orthodontic treatment for distalising upper first molars in children and adolescentsReview
      127. Orthodontic treatment for posterior crossbitesReview
      128. Orthodontic treatment for prominent lower front teeth (Class III malocclusion) in childrenReview
      129. Orthodontic treatment for prominent upper front teeth (Class II malocclusion) in childrenReview
      130. Orthodontics for treating temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disordersReviewWithdrawn
      131. Ozone therapy for the treatment of dental cariesReview
      132. Paracetamol for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teethReview
      133. Periodontal therapy for the management of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic periodontitisReview
      134. Pharmacological interventions for pain in patients with temporomandibular disordersReview
      135. Pit and fissure sealants versus fluoride varnishes for preventing dental decay in the permanent teeth of children and adolescentsReview
      136. Potassium containing toothpastes for dentine hypersensitivityReview
      137. Powered versus manual toothbrushing for oral healthReview
      138. Preformed crowns for decayed primary molar teethReview
      139. Preoperative analgesics for additional pain relief in children and adolescents having dental treatmentReview
      140. Primary school-based behavioural interventions for preventing cariesReview
      141. Psychological interventions to improve adherence to oral hygiene instructions in adults with periodontal diseasesReviewWithdrawn
      142. Psychosocial interventions for the management of chronic orofacial painReview
      143. Pulp management for caries in adults: maintaining pulp vitalityReviewWithdrawn
      144. Pulp treatment for extensive decay in primary teethReview
      145. Recall intervals for oral health in primary care patientsReview
      146. Reinforcement of anchorage during orthodontic brace treatment with implants or other surgical methodsReview
      147. Replacement versus repair of defective restorations in adults: amalgamReview
      148. Replacement versus repair of defective restorations in adults: resin compositeReview
      149. Resorbable versus titanium plates for facial fracturesReview
      150. Resorbable versus titanium plates for orthognathic surgeryReview
      151. Retention procedures for stabilising tooth position after treatment with orthodontic bracesReview
      152. Root canal posts for the restoration of root filled teethReviewWithdrawn
      153. Root coverage procedures for the treatment of localised recession-type defectsReview
      154. Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adultsReview
      155. Rubber dam isolation for restorative treatment in dental patientsReview
      156. Screening programmes for the early detection and prevention of oral cancerReview
      157. Sealants for preventing dental decay in the permanent teethReview
      158. Secondary bone grafting for alveolar cleft in children with cleft lip or cleft lip and palateReview
      159. Sedation of children undergoing dental treatmentReview
      160. Single crowns versus conventional fillings for the restoration of root-filled teethReview
      161. Single versus multiple visits for endodontic treatment of permanent teethReview
      162. Slow-release fluoride devices for the control of dental decayReview
      163. Stabilisation splint therapy for temporomandibular pain dysfunction syndromeReviewWithdrawn
      164. Surgical adjunctive procedures for accelerating orthodontic treatmentReview
      165. Surgical removal versus retention for the management of asymptomatic disease-free impacted wisdom teethReview
      166. Surgical techniques for the removal of mandibular wisdom teethReview
      167. Systemic antibiotics for symptomatic apical periodontitis and acute apical abscess in adultsReview
      168. Systemic interventions for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcers)Review
      169. Tongue scraping for treating halitosisReviewWithdrawn
      170. Topical fluoride as a cause of dental fluorosis in childrenReview
      171. Topical fluoride (toothpastes, mouthrinses, gels or varnishes) for preventing dental caries in children and adolescentsReview
      172. Treatment of periodontal disease for glycaemic control in people with diabetes mellitusReview
      173. Treatments for adults with prominent lower front teethReview
      174. Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral healthReview
      175. Water fluoridation for the prevention of dental cariesReview
      176. Xylitol-containing products for preventing dental caries in children and adultsReview
    3. Protocols
      1. Adhesive restorations for the treatment of dental non-carious cervical lesionsProtocol
      2. Adjunctive antimicrobial photodynamic therapy for treating periodontal and peri-implant diseasesProtocol
      3. Adjunctive systemic antimicrobials for the non-surgical treatment of chronic and aggressive periodontitisProtocol
      4. Atraumatic restorative treatment versus conventional restorative treatment for the management of dental cariesProtocol
      5. Autologous platelet concentrates for treatment of periodontal defectsProtocol
      6. CAD/CAM versus traditional indirect methods in the fabrication of inlays, onlays, and crownsProtocol
      7. Chlorhexidine interventions for the prevention of caries in adultsProtocolWithdrawn
      8. Chlorhexidine versus topical fluoride treatment for the prevention and management of dental caries in children and adolescentsProtocolWithdrawn
      9. Conscious sedation for dental anxietyProtocolWithdrawn
      10. Dental filling materials for managing carious lesions in the primary dentitionProtocol
      11. Drug interventions for pain relief during orthodontic treatmentProtocol
      12. Electronic dental anaesthesia for managing pain during dental proceduresProtocol
      13. Enamel matrix derivative for periodontal regeneration in teeth with furcation involvementProtocolWithdrawn
      14. Fabrication of complete/partial dentures (different final impression techniques and materials) for treating edentulous patientsProtocol
      15. Fluoride supplementation in pregnant women for preventing dental caries in the primary teeth of their childrenProtocol
      16. Gingival retraction for fixed prosthodontic treatmentProtocolWithdrawn
      17. Home-use whitening toothpastes for whitening teeth in adultsProtocol
      18. Hypnosis for alleviation of anxiety in adults undergoing dental treatmentProtocolWithdrawn
      19. Interventions for increasing acceptance of local anaesthetic in children having dental treatmentProtocol
      20. Interventions for managing denture stomatitisProtocol
      21. Interventions for managing halitosisProtocol
      22. Interventions for managing medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ)Protocol
      23. Interventions for missing teeth: Removable prostheses for the edentulous mandibleProtocol
      24. Interventions for myogenous temporomandibular disorder (TMD) patientsProtocolWithdrawn
      25. Interventions for preventing oral mucositis in patients with cancer receiving treatment: cytokines and growth factorsProtocol
      26. Interventions for preventing osteoradionecrosis of the jaws in people receiving head and neck radiotherapyProtocol
      27. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: attachment systems for implant overdentures in edentulous jawsProtocol
      28. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: implant placement at different levels in relation to crestal boneProtocolNew
      29. Interventions for the maintenance of the dentition in patients treated for periodontal diseaseProtocol
      30. Interventions for treating ameloblastomas of the jawsProtocol
      31. Interventions for treating denture stomatitisProtocolWithdrawn
      32. Interventions with pregnant women and new mothers for preventing caries in childrenProtocol
      33. Laceback ligatures for controlling anchorage in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatmentProtocolWithdrawn
      34. Laser therapy for dentinal hypersensitivityProtocol
      35. Local delivery antimicrobials for chronic periodontitisProtocolWithdrawn
      36. Maternal consumption of xylitol for preventing dental decay in childrenProtocol
      37. Mechanical interdental cleaning for preventing and controlling periodontal diseases and dental cariesProtocol
      38. Metal-free materials for fixed prosthodontic restorationsProtocol
      39. Non-fluoride topical remineralising agents containing calcium and/or phosphate for controlling dental cariesProtocol
      40. One-to-one oral hygiene advice provided in a dental setting for oral healthProtocol
      41. Oral care measures for preventing nursing home-acquired pneumoniaProtocol
      42. Oral hygiene programmes for people with intellectual disabilitiesProtocolNew
      43. Orthodontic treatment for crowded teeth in childrenProtocol
      44. Physical therapy for the management of patients with temporomandibular disorders and related pain.Protocol
      45. Pre-surgical orthopaedics (PSO) for infants with complete cleft lip and palateProtocolWithdrawn
      46. Professionally-applied chemically-induced whitening of teeth in adultsProtocol
      47. Professionally applied fluoride paint-on solutions for the control of dental caries in children and adolescentsProtocol
      48. Protective analgesia for postoperative pain following third molar surgeryProtocolWithdrawn
      49. Psychological interventions for improving adherence to oral hygiene instructions in adults with periodontal diseasesProtocol
      50. Psychological interventions for reducing postoperative morbidity in dental surgery in adultsProtocol
      51. Salt fluoridation for preventing dental cariesProtocolWithdrawn
      52. School dental screening programmes for oral healthProtocol
      53. Self-ligating brackets versus conventional pre-adjusted edgewise brackets for treating malocclusionProtocol
      54. Self-ligating orthodontic braces for straightening teethProtocolWithdrawn
      55. Systemic antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing infectious complications in maxillofacial trauma surgeryProtocol
      56. Systemic antibiotics as adjunctive treatment for chronic periodontitisProtocolWithdrawn
      57. Topical fluoride for treating dental cariesProtocol
      58. Topical herbal interventions for gingivitisProtocol
      59. Topical interventions for recurrent aphthous stomatitis (mouth ulcers)Protocol
      60. Treating periodontal disease for preventing adverse birth outcomes in pregnant womenProtocol
  41. Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group
  42. Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group
  43. Cochrane Public Health Group
  44. Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
  45. Cochrane Skin Group
  46. Cochrane STI Group
  47. Cochrane Stroke Group
  48. Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
  49. Cochrane Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group
  50. Cochrane Urology Group
  51. Cochrane Vascular Group
  52. Cochrane Work Group
  53. Cochrane Wounds Group

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