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  1. The study's objective was to assess the accuracy (trueness and precision) of orthodontic models obtained from crowded and spaced dentition finalized for the production of clear aligners. Four 3D printers featu...

    Authors: Vincenzo Grassia, Vincenzo Ronsivalle, Gaetano Isola, Ludovica Nucci, Rosalia Leonardi and Antonino Lo Giudice
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:352
  2. The aim was to investigate the prevalence and clinical and 3-dimensional (3D) radiographic characteristics of supernumerary teeth (ST) in a paediatric dental population. The factors associated with ST eruption...

    Authors: Lidan He, Guoying Que, Xiaoxia Yang, Siqi Yan and Song Luo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:351
  3. This 18-month randomized clinical trial aimed to compare the effectiveness of two topical fluoride applications versus placebo control on preventing development of approximal caries in primary teeth.

    Authors: Parach Sirivichayakul, Varangkanar Jirarattanasopha, Araya Phonghanyudh, Pitchaya Tunlayadechanont, Ploychompoo Khumsub and Duangporn Duangthip
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:349
  4. The insertion positions of mini-implant in infrazygomatic crest has been reported, but due to the anatomical variation, the precise location of this site is not clear yet. This study used cone-beam computed to...

    Authors: Yinxue He, Jinan Liu, Rui Huang, Xing Chen, Xueting Jia, Na Zeng, Xiaochuan Fan and Xiaofeng Huang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:348
  5. The diagnosis of sialadenitis, the most frequent disease of the salivary glands, is challenging when the symptoms are mild. In such cases, biomarkers can be used as definitive diagnostic indicators. Recently, ...

    Authors: Ari Lee, Yoon Joo Choi, Kug Jin Jeon, Sang-Sun Han and Chena Lee
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:347
  6. Skeletal class III malocclusion is a common dentofacial deformity. Orthognathic treatment changes the position of the jaws and affects the shape of the upper airway to some extent. The aim of this study was to...

    Authors: Ziqi Zhang, Shuze Wang, Jing Li, Zhijie Yang, Xia Zhang and Xiaofeng Bai
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:345
  7. A denture adhesive for dry mouth with good cleaning properties has recently been developed. While previous studies on models have shown the effectiveness of denture adhesives in terms of retention and cleanabi...

    Authors: Kunihito Yamane, Yuji Sato, Junichi Furuya and Osamu Shimodaira
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:344
  8. Opportunistic oral cancer screening during visits to the dentist is a non-invasive and accessible option for detection of pre-malignant lesions and early-stage malignancies. The objective of this study was to ...

    Authors: Dorsa Mavedatnia, Karl Cuddy, Hagen Klieb, Nick Blanas, Jade Goodman, Melanie Gilbert and Antoine Eskander
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:343
  9. The surface treatment to improve the repair bond strength may vary because CAD/CAM provisional restoration polymers exhibit a variety of microstructures. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of surf...

    Authors: Tarek Ahmed Soliman, Ali Robaian, Youssef Al-Gerny and Eman Mohamed Raffat Hussein
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:342
  10. Oral Squamous cell Carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common oral cancer and is treated with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Various complications of treatment include xerostomia, mucositis, and trismus, whi...

    Authors: Fahimeh Rezazadeh, Azadeh Andisheh-Tadbir, Zahra Malek Mansouri, Bijan Khademi, Pourya Bayat, Hossein Sedarat, Amir Tabesh and Elham Tayebi Khorami
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:341
  11. Titanium tetrafluoride has been shown to protect tooth enamel from demineralization. This study investigated the effect of incorporating different concentrations of TiF4 (1, 2 and 3 Wt.%) into an orthodontic p...

    Authors: Omnia Mahmoud Khalifa, Manal Farouk Badawi and Tarek Ahmed Soliman
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:340
  12. A thorough understanding of root and canal anatomy is crucial for successful root canal treatment outcomes. This systematic review aims to explore the published micro-CT studies investigated the anatomy of roo...

    Authors: Hasan M. AL-Rammahi, Wen Lin Chai, Mohamed Shady Nabhan and Hany M. A. Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:339
  13. To evaluate screw loosening and fracture load and angular deviation of a single implant-supported prosthesis under multi-directional loading condition at three different occlusal contact points.

    Authors: Sangmyeong Tak, Yuwon Jeong, Jong-Eun Kim, Jee-Hwan Kim and Hyeonjong Lee
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:338
  14. Enhancement of students’ knowledge is essential in improving their clinical skills and performance. Thus, the curriculum should be prepared to achieve a better outcome. The current study aimed to determine the...

    Authors: Passent Ellakany, Reem Abualsaud, Mohammed M. Gad, Sara Atteya, Omar A. El Meligy, Osama A. Qutub and Amr A. Mahrous
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:337
  15. Fully guided implant surgery as a technique is gaining popularity. It has been observed that use of surgical guides improves precision and predictability for dental implant placement. However, like any other n...

    Authors: Shishir Ram Shetty, Colin Murray, Sausan Al Kawas, Sara Jaser, Wael Talaat, Medhini Madi, Vinayak Kamath, Nisha Manila, Raghavendra Shetty and Vidya Ajila
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:336
  16. Periodontitis has a high prevalence and uncertain recurrence. Unlike the pro-inflammatory cytokine profile, little is known about the anti-inflammatory cytokine and antimicrobial peptide overview following tre...

    Authors: David Madruga, Miguel M Garcia, Luca Martino, Haidar Hassan, Ghada Elayat, Lucy Ghali and Laura Ceballos
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:335
  17. Xerostomia (dryness of the mouth) is one of the most common long-term consequences of ageing, and it causes a tremendous impact on the function and morphology of the salivary ductal system. As a consequence, i...

    Authors: Ramya Ramadoss, Rajkumar Krishnan, Swarnalakshmi Raman, Rajashree Padmanaban, Nagarathinam Anbuelangovan and Rajalakshmanan Eswaramoorthy
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:334
  18. Tooth loss may be a surrogate for systemic health and aging. However, no previous studies have systematically assessed multiple outcomes relevant to aging trajectory in this area, and many important confounder...

    Authors: Yang Li, Chuan-Long Huang, Xiu-Zhen LU, Zi-Qing Tang, Yuan-Yin Wang, Ying Sun and Xin Chen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:333
  19. Despite significant progress in the control of oral diseases since the discovery of fluoride in the 1940s, dental caries and periodontal diseases continue to affect a significant proportion of the population, ...

    Authors: Heather Leggett, Karen Vinall-Collier, Julia Csikar and Gail Veronica Ann Douglas
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:332
  20. Graphene quantum dots (GQDs), a type of carbon-based nanomaterial, have remarkable biological, physical, and chemical properties. This study investigated the biological mechanisms of the proliferation and oste...

    Authors: Wanshan Gao, Yan Liang, Dongyan Wu, Sicheng Deng and Rongmin Qiu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:331
  21. Long-term use of anti-resorptive or anti-angiogenic drugs in cancer patients with odontogenic infections may lead to medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ). This study investigated whether anti-an...

    Authors: Ning Zhao, Qing-xiang Li, Yi-fei Wang, Qiao Qiao, Hong-yuan Huang, Chuan-bin Guo and Yu-xing Guo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:330
  22. The cadherin-4 gene (CDH4), a member of the cadherin family genes, encodes R-cadherin (R-cad); however, the function of this gene in different types of cancer remains controversial. The function of CDH4 in OSC...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Ting Lan, Da-Li Zheng, Lin-Can Ding and You-Guang Lu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:329
  23. Sexual dimorphism is obvious not only in the overall architecture of human body, but also in intraoral details. Many studies have found a correlation between gender and morphometric features of teeth, such as ...

    Authors: Yimei Zhou, Fulin Jiang, Fangyuan Cheng and Juan Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:327
  24. This study aimed to assess the alveolar bone changes following maxillary and mandibular molars’ intrusion and extrusion movements using Clear Aligners using Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).

    Authors: Leena Ali Al-Warafi, Naseem Ali Al-Worafi, Maged Ali Al-Aroomi, Najah Alhashimi, Majedh Abdo Ali Alsomairi, Remsh Khaled Al-Rokhami, Xi Chen and Maged Sultan Alhammadi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:326
  25. Occlusal splints are always applied on individuals with bruxism to reduce tooth wear and relieve orofacial symptoms such as myofascial pain. The stomatognathic system is mainly composed of tooth, occlusion, ma...

    Authors: Qun Lei, Dong Lin, Yuyu Liu, Kaijin Lin, Wenxiu Huang and Dong Wu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:325
  26. This study proposed a new classification method of bone quantity and quality at the dental implant site using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) image analysis, classifying cortical and cancellous bones sepa...

    Authors: Shiuan-Hui Wang, Jui-Ting Hsu, Lih-Jyh Fuh, Shin-Lei Peng, Heng-Li Huang and Ming-Tzu Tsai
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:324
  27. The literature recognizes food insecurity as a barrier to access to health care services. However, we know very little about the association between food insecurity and unmet dental care needs among older peop...

    Authors: Daniel Amoak, Joseph Asumah Braimah, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Yujiro Sano, Nancy Osei-Kye, Florence Wullo Anfaara, Roger Antabe and Ebenezer Dassah
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:323
  28. Implant design and apical stability are principal parameters involved in achieving successful primary stability. Using polyurethane models to simulate post-extraction sockets, we investigated the effects of u...

    Authors: Marcelo Sales Cavalcante, Marcelo Ferraro-Bezerra, Paulo Goberlanio de Barros Silva, Gabriel Silva Andrade, Phillipe Nogueira Barbosa Alencar, Josfran da Silva Ferreira Filho, Lucas Alexandre Maia, Raul Anderson Domingues Alves da Silva, Danna Mota Moreira and Rafael Linard Avelar
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:322
  29. The aim of this study was to present comprehensive skeletal, dental and facial aesthetic outcomes and long-term stability of maxillary anterior segmental distraction osteogenesis (MASDO) for the treatment of m...

    Authors: Liwen Qian, Yufen Qian and Wener Chen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:321
  30. Surveys are a widely used research method in dentistry in different specialities. The study aimed to determine the quality of survey-based research reports published in dentistry journals from 2015 to 2019.

    Authors: Manuel Antonio Mattos-Vela, Teresa Angélica Evaristo-Chiyong and Kariem Siquero-Vera
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:320
  31. Osteoporosis (OP) and periodontal disease (PD) are two common health issues that threaten the older population and potentially connected each other in the context of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Dysregulat...

    Authors: Jing Ni, Qiong Zhang and Fei Lei
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:318
  32. The purpose of this study was to investigate the socket healing outcome after alveolar ridge preservation at infected molar sites using an erbium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Er:YAG) laser.

    Authors: Yong Zhou, Fengying Sun, Zhoujing Zhang, Xinxiu Duan, Xianyan Long, Xiang Liu, Duohong Zou and Jiacai He
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:317
  33. There was an immense need for studies evaluating the oral health status of Syrian children with congenital heart disease (CHD) and its impact on their quality of life. No contemporary data are available. The o...

    Authors: Shouq Sharar Bsesa, Samir Srour and Mayssoon Dashash
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:316
  34. This study aims to evaluate three types of manual toothbrushes [Cross action (CA), Flat trim (FT), and orthodontic type (OT)] in terms of efficacy in plaque removal in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic tre...

    Authors: Fathima Fazrina Farook, Abdulmajeed Alrumi, Khaled Aldalaan, Khansa Ababneh, Abdulsalam Alshammari, Amani Abdullah Al-Khamees and Farraj Albalawi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:315
  35. Nance–Horan syndrome (NHS; MIM 302,350) is an extremely rare X-linked dominant disease characterized by ocular and dental anomalies, intellectual disability, and facial dysmorphic features.

    Authors: Yeliz Guven, Hilal Piril Saracoglu, Sermin Dicle Aksakal, Tugba Kalayci, Umut Altunoglu, Zehra Oya Uyguner, Serpil Eraslan, Esra Borklu and Hulya Kayserili
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:314
  36. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological pattern of maxillofacial fractures in northwestern China by retrospectively analysing the demographics, aetiologies, concomitant injuries, fracture si...

    Authors: Jingjing Mao, Xiaojie Li, Kun Cao, Jiawen Xue, Min Wang, Di Yan and Zhongwei Zhou
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:313
  37. This study was conducted to detect the overall performance of both static and dynamic occlusion in post-orthodontic patients using quantified methods, and to ascertain the correlation between the two states of...

    Authors: Menglin Wang, Le Liu, Xihua Ma, Xiang Jin, Zhenbao Zhang, Xiangmin Jia, Jiadong Fan, Haoning Tang and Yanfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:312
  38. Dental practitioners have a high risk of contracting COVID-19 during the treatment of patients because of exposure to airborne droplets. However, the application of pre-procedure treatment screening in dental ...

    Authors: Armelia Sari Widyarman, Moehamad Orliando Roeslan and Iwan Dewanto
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:311
  39. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) are commonly used for managing psychological diseases such as depression. These disorders are also directly associated with periodontal and peri-implant diseases,...

    Authors: Shatha Subhi ALHarthi, Munerah S. BinShabaib, Abdulrahman Alwahibi, Shahinaz Gamal, Eldin Elashiry Jr., Sarah E. Almershed, Haifa Abdulrahman Alkhamis and Lamyia Anweigi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:310
  40. Numerous clinical variables may influence early marginal bone loss (EMBL), including surgical, prosthetic and host-related factors. Among them, bone crest width plays a crucial role: an adequate peri-implant b...

    Authors: Marco Cicciù, Umberto Pratella, Luca Fiorillo, Fabio Bernardello, Francesco Perillo, Antonio Rapani, Claudio Stacchi and Teresa Lombardi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:309
  41. Few trials have compared the results of surgical treatment for peri-implantitis based on severity of peri-implantitis and surgical method. This study investigated the survival rate of implants based on type of...

    Authors: Sooshin Hwang, Hee-min Lee, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:308
  42. Oral midazolam and nitrous oxide inhalation were commonly used sedative and analgesic techniques during tooth extraction. It is still controversial whether oral midazolam can replace the nitrous oxide inhalati...

    Authors: Xia Li, Yali Liu, Chengjun Li and Jiexue Wang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:307
  43. Symmetry is critical in perceived attractiveness, especially in female faces. The palate determines the teeth’ alignment and supports facial soft tissues. Therefore, the study aimed to assess the effects of se...

    Authors: Botond Simon, Francesco Guido Mangano, Adrienn Pál, István Simon, Dalma Pellei, Arvin Shahbazi and János Vág
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:305
  44. The sella turcica (ST) is a crucial landmark in orthodontics. It is utilized as a reliable predictor of future growth of the skeletal pattern, assisting in early diagnosis and promoting better treatment planni...

    Authors: Nouran Seifeldin, Ahmed Eltimamy and Nora Al Abbady
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:301

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