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  1. The purpose of the in vitro study is to investigate and compare the morphological features and the chemical stability in weight of two different polyurethane-based blends, Smart Track (LD30) and Exceed30 (EX30...

    Authors: Roberta Condò, Gianluca Mampieri, Aldo Giancotti, Loredana Cerroni, Guido Pasquantonio, Andrea Divizia, Annalisa Convertino, Barbara Mecheri and Luca Maiolo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:316

    Content type: Research

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  2. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been identified as a risk factor for poor oral health, however, a limited number of oral health and T2D characteristics have been studied so far. We sought to assess T2D status, age a...

    Authors: Nasser Laouali, Douae El Fatouhi, Gloria Aguayo, Beverley Balkau, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Fabrice Bonnet and Guy Fagherazzi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:315

    Content type: Research

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  3. Epiregulin (EREG) is an important component of EGF and was demonstrated to promote the osteo/dentinogenic differentiation of stem cells from dental apical papilla (SCAPs). Whether EREG can stimulate the osteo/...

    Authors: Ran Ran, Haoqing Yang, Yangyang Cao, Wanhao Yan, Luyuan Jin and Ying Zheng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:314

    Content type: Research

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  4. Peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis are highly prevalent biofilm-associated diseases affecting the tissues surrounding dental implants. As antibiotic treatment is ineffective to fully cure biofilm medi...

    Authors: Eva Blank, Jasmin Grischke, Andreas Winkel, Joerg Eberhard, Nadine Kommerein, Katharina Doll, Ines Yang and Meike Stiesch

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:313

    Content type: Research

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  5. Oral and oropharyngeal cancers are considered important public health problems worldwide. This study aims to analyze the association between late diagnosis of oral and oropharyngeal cancers in Brazil and the c...

    Authors: Deborah Gomes de Miranda Vargas, Livia Fernandes Probst, Amanda Ramos da Cunha, Elaine Pereira da Silva Tagliaferro, Edílson José Zafalon, Paulo Zárate-Pereira and Alessandro Diogo De-Carli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:312

    Content type: Research

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  6. Gingivitis is the most prevalent form of periodontal disease in children and adolescents, being strongly associated to some socioeconomic factors and oral health behaviours. This study aimed to assess the prev...

    Authors: Weihua Fan, Conghua Liu, Yazhi Zhang, Zijing Yang, Jianbo Li and Shaohong Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:311

    Content type: Research

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  7. This retrospective observational study aims to assess platelet count, mean platelet volume (MPV), blood biochemical tests for liver and kidney function in Chinese oral lichen planus (OLP) patients.

    Authors: Hui Yao, Yiwen Deng, Guanhuan Du, Yufeng Wang and Guoyao Tang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:310

    Content type: Research

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  8. This study aimed to compare the use of photon-initiated photoacoustic streaming (PIPS) and conventional needle irrigation (CNI) in conjunction with different concentrations of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) to re...

    Authors: Cheng Wen, Yuanyuan Kong, Jian Zhao, Yang Li, Ya Shen, Xuechao Yang and Qianzhou Jiang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:307

    Content type: Research

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  9. There is a scarcity of data concerning the prevalence and pattern of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment needs in Syrian refugee. In this study, extra and intra-oral features of malocclusion and the dental ...

    Authors: Nesreen A. Salim, Mariam M. Al-Abdullah, Abeer S. AlHamdan and Julian D. Satterthwaite

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:305

    Content type: Research

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  10. With the aim to study dental pathological lesions in an early Swedish modern population, with special reference to sex variances of dental caries, the prevalence and distribution of dental caries and tooth wea...

    Authors: Carolina Bertilsson, Lisa Nylund, Maria Vretemark and Peter Lingström

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:304

    Content type: Research

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  11. The number and proportion of older people globally is growing faster than that of any other age group. At the same time the number of people retaining some of their own teeth is rising. There significant diffe...

    Authors: Rakhee Patel, Iftekhar Khan, Mark Pennington, Nigel B. Pitts, Claire Robertson and Jennifer E. Gallagher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:302

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. In a country where admission to dental schools is based solely on the cognitive abilities of students, the aim of the study was to investigate the correlation between high school grade point average and gradua...

    Authors: Ayah A. Al-Asmar, Yara Oweis, Noor H. Ismail, Alaa H. A. Sabrah and Islam M. Abd-Raheam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:300

    Content type: Research

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  13. Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory oral mucosa disease that is recognized as an oral potentially malignant disorder. However, the potentially malignant nature of OLP remains unclear.

    Authors: Fumihiko Tsushima, Jinkyo Sakurai, Atsushi Uesugi, Yu Oikawa, Toshimitsu Ohsako, Yumi Mochizuki, Hideaki Hirai, Kou Kayamori and Hiroyuki Harada

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:298

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Epidemiological studies show an association between masticatory function and cognitive impairment. This has further strengthened the notion that tooth loss and impaired masticatory function may be risk factors...

    Authors: Linn Hedberg, Urban Ekman, Love Engström Nordin, Jan-Ivan Smedberg, Pia Skott, Åke Seiger, Gunilla Sandborgh-Englund, Eric Westman, Abhishek Kumar and Mats Trulsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:297

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Manufacturers of the extended-pour alginates claimed their dimensional stability through prolonged storage. No data confirmed the ability of these materials to maintain their dimensions and the reproduced oral...

    Authors: Rania A. Sharif, Khalid M. Abdelaziz, Najla M. Alshahrani, Fatimah S. Almutairi, Mohrah A. Alaseri, Hoda L. Abouzeid and Mohamed F. A. Elagib

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:296

    Content type: Research article

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  16. XP-Endo Finisher (XPF) and passive ultrasonic irrigation (PUI) are commonly used in intracanal medicament removal. The effectiveness of these two techniques needs to be compared, and evidence-based research sh...

    Authors: Jiani Zhou, Tingjun Liu and Lihong Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:294

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Few large-sample studies in China have focused on the early survival of dental implants. The present study aimed to report the early survival rates of implants and determine the related influencing factors.

    Authors: Yong Yang, Huiting Hu, Mianyan Zeng, Hongxing Chu, Zekun Gan, Jianmin Duan and Mingdeng Rong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:293

    Content type: Technical advance

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  18. Secukinumab is a human monoclonal antibody immunoglobulin that neutralises interleukin (IL)-17A, and as such, is effective in the treatment of psoriasis. However, as IL-17A is essential in protection against f...

    Authors: Bruna Lavinas Sayed Picciani, Arkadiusz Dziedzic, Juliana Tristão Werneck, Marcello Alves Marinho, Thaylla Núñez Amin Dick, Nara Regina Quintanilha and Eliane Pedra Dias

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:292

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Pulpal and periodontal healing are two main concerns of delayed replantation of avulsed teeth. The objective of this review was to evaluate the effectiveness of topical and systemic application of tetracycline...

    Authors: Mingmei Meng, Yandi Chen, Huidi Ren, Qiong Zhang, Song Chen, Xuedong Zhou and Jing Zou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:289

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The anatomical features of the gingiva and the clinical crowns and their interrelation, especially in aesthetically and functionally demanding areas, are important in complex dental or implant-retained prosthe...

    Authors: Marie-Elise Jennes, Claudia Sachse, Tabea Flügge, Saskia Preissner, Max Heiland and Susanne Nahles

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:287

    Content type: Research

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  21. Removal of oral biofilm from the oral mucosa is essential for preventing risk of respiratory and gastrointestinal infection in elderly people. Currently, no device is available which can remove oral biofilm fr...

    Authors: Hiroki Hihara, Ryo Tagaino, Jumpei Washio, Kittipong Laosuwan, Dimas Prasetianto Wicaksono, Kuniyuki Izumita, Rie Koide, Nobuhiro Takahashi and Keiichi Sasaki

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:286

    Content type: Research

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  22. Two-part abutments are typically made up of a base composed of titanium and a ceramic build-up. The long-term outcomes are affected by the mechanical durability. The purpose of the present investigation was to...

    Authors: Nadine Freifrau von Maltzahn, Jan Holstermann, Meike Stiesch and Philipp Kohorst

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:285

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The concept of instrumentation beyond the apical foramen by small flexible file to prevent apical blockage is apical patency. However, this procedure might endow postoperative pain, thus to maintain apical pat...

    Authors: Snigdha Shubham, Manisha Nepal, Ravish Mishra and Kishor Dutta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:284

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Toothbrushing is an important yet neglected behaviour that affects the oral health of preschool children. Little is reported on parental supervision, an essential aspect of routine effective toothbrushing in t...

    Authors: Iqra Muhammad Khan, Shani Ann Mani, Jennifer Geraldine Doss, Mahmoud Danaee and Lydia Yi Li Kong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:283

    Content type: Research

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  25. Our objective was to measure the proportion of patients for which comprehensive periodontal charting, periodontal disease risk factors (diabetes status, tobacco use, and oral home care compliance), and periodo...

    Authors: Joanna Mullins, Alfa Yansane, Shwetha V. Kumar, Suhasini Bangar, Ana Neumann, Todd R. Johnson, Gregory W. Olson, Krishna Kumar Kookal, Emily Sedlock, Aram Kim, Elizabeth Mertz, Ryan Brandon, Kristen Simmons, Joel M. White, Elsbeth Kalenderian and Muhammad F. Walji

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:282

    Content type: Research

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  26. Recently, the possibility of tumour classification based on genetic data has been investigated. However, genetic datasets are difficult to handle because of their massive size and complexity of manipulation. I...

    Authors: Rian Pratama, Jae Joon Hwang, Ji Hye Lee, Giltae Song and Hae Ryoun Park

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:281

    Content type: Research

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  27. Endodontically treated immature teeth which are restored with cast metal posts are of the most susceptible teeth to fracture. An apical plug is usually used as root end filling in order to seal the wide apical...

    Authors: Ensieh Grayli, Abbas Dashtban, Leyla Shadan, Naser Behnampour and Elham Afshari

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:280

    Content type: Research

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  28. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Jorma I. Virtanen, Carlos Alberto Feldens, Maher Rashwan, Arthur M. Kemoli, Rita Villena, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Rosa Amalia, Balgis Gafar, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Arheiam Arheiam, Hamideh Daryanavard, Ana Vukovic and Robert J. Schroth

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:278

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Oral Health 2021 21:126

  29. Cleaning and shaping of the root canal system is an important step of endodontic treatment. Canal transportation is a common procedural error in preparation of curved canals. This study aimed to compare the ca...

    Authors: Hamed Karkehabadi, Zeinab Siahvashi, Abbas Shokri and Nasrin Haji Hasani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:277

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Human dental pulp is a highly dynamic tissue equipped with a ...

    Authors: Davy Aubeux, Ove A. Peters, Sepanta Hosseinpour, Solène Tessier, Valérie Geoffroy, Fabienne Pérez and Alexis Gaudin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:276

    Content type: Review

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  31. Tricalcium silicate-based sealers have been usually indicated for the single-cone technique and result in more residual filling materials in root canal retreatment. Passive ultrasonic irrigation and photon-ini...

    Authors: Ruiqi Yang, Yuqing Han, Zhaohui Liu, Zhezhen Xu, Hongyan Liu and Xi Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:275

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Early childhood caries (ECC) is a rapidly progressing form of dental infection and a significant public health problem, especially among socially and economically disadvantaged populations. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Olubukola O. Olatosi, Mary Li, Azeez A. Alade, Afolabi Oyapero, Tamara Busch, John Pape, Joy Olotu, Waheed Awotoye, Mohaned Hassan, Chinyere Adeleke, Wasiu L. Adeyemo, Elizabeth O. Sote, John R. Shaffer, Mary Marazita and Azeez Butali

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:274

    Content type: Research

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  33. The emergence of COVID-19 has devastated many parts of the world. From asymptomatic to symptomatic, the virus causes a wide spectrum of presentations. COVID-19 patients may present with oral manifestations. In...

    Authors: Mohammad Bashir Nejabi, Noor Ahmad Shah Noor, Nahid Raufi, Mohammad Yasir Essar, Ehsanullah Ehsan, Jaffer Shah, Asghar Shah and Arash Nemat

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:273

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Multiple myeloma (MM) constitutes approximately 10% of hematological malignancies. Bisphosphonates have established themselves in solid organ metastasis and multiple myeloma lytic bone lesions by inhibiting os...

    Authors: Betul Taş Ozyurtseven, Istemi Serin, Ayse Feyda Nursal, Sacide Pehlivan and Mustafa Pehlivan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:272

    Content type: Research

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  35. This study aimed to verify the efficacy of two elastodontic devices in overjet (OJ) and overbite (OB) reduction during treatment with the Equilibrator Series II (Eptamed) and Occlus-o-Guide (Sweden & Martina) ...

    Authors: Eleonora Ortu, Davide Pietropaoli, Samuele Cova, Maria Chiara Marci and Annalisa Monaco

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:269

    Content type: Research

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  36. Orthodontics prevent and treat facial, dental, and occlusal anomalies. Untreated orthodontic problems can lead to significant dental public health issues, making it important to understand expenditures for ort...

    Authors: Man Hung, Sharon Su, Eric S. Hon, Edgar Tilley, Alex Macdonald, Evelyn Lauren, Glen Roberson and Martin S. Lipsky

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:268

    Content type: Research

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  37. While inflammatory diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis induced by dental plaque biofilms constitute the majority of gingival lesions, gingiva can also be affected by a variety of diseases with aetiol...

    Authors: Xiaotian Li, Jianyun Zhang, Heyu Zhang and Tiejun Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:265

    Content type: Research

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