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  1. Advanced computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) technology led to the introduction of an increasing number of machinable materials suitable for dental prostheses. One of these materia...

    Authors: Ioannis Papathanasiou, Phophi Kamposiora, George Papavasiliou and Marco Ferrari

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:217

    Content type: Review

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  2. Dental anxiety (DA) has an impact on the quality of dental treatment and may have long-lasting implications for children. A recent study introducing experiential learning (EL) into children’s oral health promo...

    Authors: Minmin Zhu, Hongbing Yu, Bo Xie, Hongwen Li, Qian He, Huimin Li, Jing Su and Xueqi Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:216

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) have shown a significant incidence and prevalence and have been increasingly associated with people’s lifestyles and youths. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine t...

    Authors: Tamea Lacerda Monteiro Medeiros, Sheila Cristina Almeida Neves Mutran, Daybelis González Espinosa, Kelson do Carmo Freitas Faial, Helder Henrique Costa Pinheiro and Roberta Souza D’Almeida Couto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:215

    Content type: Research article

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  4. In South Korea, dental sealant was included in the National Health Insurance Services (NHIS) coverage for the first molar for ages 6–14 in December 2009. The second molar was included in 2012, and the age of i...

    Authors: Jin-Sun Choi and Deuk-Sang Ma

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:214

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Nephrotic syndrome is one of the chronic illnesses in the pediatric age group. The aim of this study was to assess the oral health of patients with steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (iNS).

    Authors: Urszula Kaczmarek, Alina Wrzyszcz-Kowalczyk, Katarzyna Jankowska, Katarzyna Prościak, Monika Mysiak-Dębska, Iwona Przywitowska and Irena Makulska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:213

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common lesion that affects the oral mucosa. There are several methods to treat RAS, including systemic and topical formulations. This study was conducted to evaluate th...

    Authors: Anahita Ghorbani, Jafar Akbari, Maryam Boorboor, Zahra Nekoukar and Gohar Eslami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:212

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Dental caries is a significant public health problem and one of the most common chronic conditions affecting children. The potential for the non-dental workforce to improve children’s oral health is well docum...

    Authors: Virginia Dickson-Swift, Amanda Kenny, Mark Gussy, Colleen McCarthy and Stacey Bracksley-O’Grady

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:211

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The planning of orthodontic treatment within a public health system requires information on the orthodontic treatment needs of the population. It is important to have epidemiological data to estimate the total...

    Authors: Mulualem Tolessa, Amit T. Singel and Hailu Merga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:210

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The objective of this randomized clinical trial was to evaluate Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) effectiveness in spontaneous and chewing pain reduction following initial orthodontic archwire placement.

    Authors: Mohammad Moaffak A. AlSayed Hasan, Kinda Sultan, Mowaffak Ajaj, Iva Voborná and Omar Hamadah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:209

    Content type: Research article

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  10. This study aimed to describe some of the characteristics of the inhabitants of Beijing with oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) who had received treatment at the Stomatology Hospital of Pekin...

    Authors: Xue-Xiao Bai, Jie Zhang and Li Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:208

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The aim of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcome of revascularization therapy in traumatized permanent incisors to determine whether this approach could be implement...

    Authors: Carolina W. Mittmann, Eckehard Kostka, Husam Ballout, Mareike Preus, Robert Preissner, Murat Karaman and Saskia Preissner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:207

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NSM) is an extremely rare benign lesion with an uncertain pathogenesis. The differential diagnosis of this lesion is challenging due to little familiarity with this entity and hist...

    Authors: Sun Ah. Shin, Hee Young Na, Ji Young Choe, Seung-No Hong, Ho Lee, Sunwon Park and Ji Eun Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:206

    Content type: Research article

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  13. While hand and ultrasonic scalers are the primary tools used for the removal of dental calculus in periodontal treatment, many studies have shown that they also damage the enamel surface. We have developed a n...

    Authors: Yuka Sato, Masahiro Iikubo, Takashi Nishioka, Nobuhiro Yoda, Tetsuya Kusunoki, Atsuhiro Nakagawa, Keiichi Sasaki and Teiji Tominaga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:205

    Content type: Technical advance

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  14. Children aged 6–7 years are in the early mixed dentition, which is a period of high prevalence of dental caries and other dental diseases and a critical period for the formation of oral health behaviors. There...

    Authors: Liangwen Chen, Jialan Hong, Dian Xiong, Luyi Zhang, Yuhong Li, Shengfu Huang and Fang Hua

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:203

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and bullying have negative effects on oral health. Promotive assets (resilience, self-esteem) and resources (perceived social support) can ameliorate their negative impact. ...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Olakunle Oginni, Olaniyi Arowolo and Maha El Tantawi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:202

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The coronavirus infection that emerged in China in the last few months of 2019 has now spread globally. Italy registered its first case in the second half of February, and in a short time period, it became the...

    Authors: Alessandra Putrino, Mario Raso, Cosimo Magazzino and Gabriella Galluccio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:200

    Content type: Research article

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  17. To investigate if self-perceived xerostomia and stress are significant variables on the Oral-Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) of elderly patients, considering the periodontal status, oral hygiene habits...

    Authors: João Botelho, Vanessa Machado, Luís Proença, Maria João Oliveira, Maria Alzira Cavacas, Luís Amaro, Artur Águas and José João Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:199

    Content type: Research article

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  18. This systematic review of randomized clinical trials aimed to evaluate the available evidence regarding the efficacy of propolis-based mouthwash on dental plaque and gingival inflammation.

    Authors: Esam Halboub, Sadeq A. Al-Maweri, Mohammed Al-Wesabi, Ahlam Al-Kamel, Anas Shamala, Amani Al-Sharani and Pradeep Koppolu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:198

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Herpesviruses and bacteria and their interplay have long been believed to play important roles in the pathogenesis of periodontitis, but other microbial entities in the oral environment might also be involved. An...

    Authors: Tian Yu, Shaokun Pan, Yu Zhang, Jun Pei, Jing Liu, Youhua Xie and Xiping Feng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:196

    Content type: Research article

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  20. It is not well-known which pre-implantological procedures are preferred by maxillofacial (MFS) and oral surgeons (OS) for the narrow atrophic alveolar ridge under practice based conditions and, if different tr...

    Authors: Michael Korsch, Winfried Walther, Bernt-Peter Robra, Aynur Sahin, Matthias Hannig and Andreas Bartols

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:195

    Content type: Research article

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  21. An increase in the number of elderly edentulous patients likely leads to a greater demand for dentures and denture adhesives. As denture adhesives have both positive and negative features, dentists need to kno...

    Authors: Tun Min Bo, Yohei Hama, Norihisa Akiba and Shunsuke Minakuchi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:194

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Periodontal diseases are prevalent among adult populations. Its diagnosis depends mainly on clinical findings supported by radiographic examinations. In previous decades, cone beam computed tomography has been...

    Authors: Hassan Assiri, Ali Azhar Dawasaz, Ahmad Alahmari and Zuhair Asiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:191

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Chairside systems are becoming more popular for fabricating full-ceramic single restorations, but there is very little knowledge about the effect of the entire workflow process on restoration fit. Therefore, t...

    Authors: János Vág, Zsolt Nagy, Christopher Bocklet, Tamás Kiss, Ákos Nagy, Botond Simon, Ákos Mikolicz and Walter Renne

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:189

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Photographs can help non-dental professional caregivers to identify problems when inspecting the mouth of care-dependent older individuals. This study evaluated whether the assessment of oral health-related co...

    Authors: Stefanie Krausch-Hofmann, Trung Dung Tran, Dominique Declerck, Johanna de Almeida Mello, Anja Declercq, Emmanuel Lesaffre, Jan De Lepeleire and Joke Duyck

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:188

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The aim of this study was to evaluate chemosensory function and oral disorders in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) and to compare these findings with those of age- and gender-matched healthy cont...

    Authors: Mirjana Šijan Gobeljić, Vera Milić, Nada Pejnović and Nemanja Damjanov

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:187

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This article aims to provide a description of conceptual dimensions and psychometric properties of the tools of oral and dental health literacy.

    Authors: Mohtasham Ghaffari, Sakineh Rakhshanderou, Ali Ramezankhani, Yadollah Mehrabi and Ali Safari-Moradabadi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:186

    Content type: Research article

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  27. It is unclear how many community-dwelling elderly (≥75 years) experience oral health problems (e.g. pain, dry mouth, chewing problems) and how they manage their dental care needs. This study aimed to assess se...

    Authors: M. H. Bakker, A. Vissink, S. L. W. Spoorenberg, K. Wynia and A. Visser

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:185

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Late diagnosis of a salivary fistula increases the risk of wound infection and scarring. The purpose of the present study was to identify a quantitative predictor of postoperative salivary fistula for cases tr...

    Authors: Yusheng Lu, Shijian Zhang, Canbang Peng, Wenyi Yang, Chenping Zhang and Zhenhu Ren

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:184

    Content type: Research article

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  29. YouTube™ is the world’s second most popular website after Google on the Internet. The aim of this study was to assess the quality and content of information YouTube™ videos for patients seeking information abo...

    Authors: Huseyin Simsek, Suleyman Kutalmış Buyuk, Ebru Cetinkaya, Mubin Tural and Murside Seda Koseoglu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:183

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The oral health of pre-schoolers is garnering international as a crisis as good oral health is a key precursor to positive health outcomes. Internationally, and within Aotearoa/New Zealand, responses been rest...

    Authors: Michael Roguski and Karen McBride-Henry

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:182

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Facial esthetics is a major concern of orthodontic patients. This study aims to evaluate orthodontic treatment-related thickness changes of the masseter muscles and surrounding soft tissues and the potential f...

    Authors: Yichen Pan, Si Chen, Linhui Shen, Yuru Pei, Yungeng Zhang and Tianmin Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:181

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Bonded retainers are widely used as they are esthetically pleasing, easily acceptable, provide greater stability, compliance free and causes no soft tissue irritation and speech problems. Though, fracture and ...

    Authors: Nasreen Iqbal Nagani, Imtiaz Ahmed, Faiqa Tanveer, Hafiza Marium Khursheed and Waqas Ahmed Farooqui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:180

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The study was aiming to optimize excessive gum chewing as an experimental model to induce jaw muscle pain and fatigue similar to those in painful TMDs with durations that would allow immediate investigations o...

    Authors: Samaa Al Sayegh, Ioanna Vasilatou, Abhishek Kumar, Ceva Al Barwari, Lars Fredriksson, Anastasios Grigoriadis and Nikolaos Christidis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:179

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The aim of this prospective clinical study was to investigate differences between virtually planned and clinically achieved implant positions in completely template-guided implant placements as a function of t...

    Authors: Sigmar Schnutenhaus, Liesa Brunken, Cornelia Edelmann, Jens Dreyhaupt, Heike Rudolph and Ralph G. Luthardt

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:178

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Increasing the proportion of caries-free children following the WHO’s global target has led to more desirable welfare and a higher level of quality of life for children. In the present study, we aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Reza Yazdani, Simin Zahra Mohebbi, Maryam Fazli and Maryam Peighoun

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:177

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Mechanical plaque removal has been commonly accepted to be the basis for periodontal treatment. This study aims to compare the effectiveness of ultrasonic and manual subgingival scaling at different initial pr...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Zixuan Hu, Xuesong Zhu, Wenjie Li and Jun Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:176

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Preliminary canal enlargement (glide path preparation) may play a significant role in the development of pain. The aim of this systematic review of randomized clinical trials was to assess the influence of gli...

    Authors: Thaís Christina Cunha, Felipe de Souza Matos, Luiz Renato Paranhos, Ítalo de Macedo Bernardino and Camilla Christian Gomes Moura

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:175

    Content type: Research article

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  38. As patient-reported outcome, the Child Oral Impacts on Daily Performances (C-OIDP) has been commonly used for assessing children’s oral health needs in order to facilitate oral health service planning. It was ...

    Authors: Kadriye Peker, Ece Eden, Aslı Topaloğlu Ak, Ömer Uysal and Gülçin Bermek

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:173

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Prescribing in dental practice has a relatively small but important contribution to the quantity of antibiotics prescribed in primary care. This study aimed to analyse antibiotic prescribing in dentistry over ...

    Authors: Andrew Smith, Rania Al-Mahdi, William Malcolm, Nikolaus Palmer, Gunnar Dahlen and Mohammed Al-Haroni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:172

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Orthodontic treatment of newborns and infants with Robin-Sequence using the Tübingen Palatal Plate (TPP) is a complex procedure that could benefit from simplification through digitalization. The design of the ...

    Authors: A. B. Xepapadeas, C. Weise, K. Frank, S. Spintzyk, C. F. Poets, C. Wiechers, J. Arand and B. Koos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:171

    Content type: Technical advance

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  41. Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) could occur or intensify after non-surgical periodontal therapy because of the exposure of dentine tubules, but currently no gold standard exists to treat DH. It has been demonstr...

    Authors: Pei-Hui Ding, Anna Dai, Hua-Jiao Hu, Jia-Ping Huang, Jia-Mei Liu and Li-Li Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:170

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Recent preventive strategies for dental caries focus on targeting the mechanisms underlying biofilm formation, including the inhibition of bacterial adhesion. A promising approach to prevent bacterial adhesion...

    Authors: Xiaodie Wang, Limin Liu, Xiaoyan Zhou, Yongbiao Huo, Jinlong Gao and Haijing Gu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:169

    Content type: Research article

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