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New Content ItemTeledentistry and Distance Learning

Guest Editors: Raša Mladenović, Bharathi Purohit and Tuti Ningseh Mohd Dom.

New Content ItemOral and Systemic Health

Guest Editors: Rodrigo Mariño and Meghashyam Bhat.

Editor's picks

New Content ItemAerosol exposure of staff during dental treatments: a model study

New Content Item'Toothless’—the absence of political priority for oral health: a case study of Ireland 1994–2021 

New Content ItemAlterations in the oral microbiome of individuals with a healthy oral environment following COVID-19 vaccination                                                                                                New Content Item

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Aims and scope

BMC Oral Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of disorders of the mouth, teeth and gums, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

BMC Oral Health blogs

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series - May 2022

In May, a BMC Series blog highlighted a study exploring dentist perceptions and barriers to the implementation of teledentistry to improve access to oral health care.

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series – February 2022

In February, a BMC Series blog highlighted a study investigating the use of laminate veneer ceramics in aesthetic rehabilitation of teeth with fluorosis.

New Content ItemIntroducing the BMC Series SDG Editorial Board Members: Maha El Tantawi and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan

BMC Oral Health senior Editorial Board Members introduce their research interests and articles published in the 2021 'Something in the Water: Fluoridation and Caries' Collection.

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series – October 2021

In October, the BMC Series blog highlighted a study developing a digital behaviour change intervention to improve the oral health of UK school children.

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series – August 2021

In August, the BMC Series blog highlighted an article aiming to assist the Scottish Government in delivering an oral health improvement programme for people experiencing homelessness.

Editorial Board news

BMC Oral Health is recruiting new Editorial Board Members

Learn about the role and requirements here. In particular, we are looking for active researchers with expertise in oral-systemic health and cost-effective analyses. 

Editorial Board Member of the month

Explore a series of interviews with selected Editorial Board Members who share their insights on oral health research and peer review publishing.

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High resolution biology

High-resolution imaging and genomic technologies are changing the way we view the environment, cells, chromosomes and molecules. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

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