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  1. Orthodontic tooth movement is a basic theme in an orthodontic treatment. According to Nägerl, A nearer force application to the center of resistance will bring a farther center of rotation to the center of res...

    Authors: Allahyar Geramy, Amir Reza Geramy and Behzad Fazli
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:434
  2. Impaction of mandibular third molars (M3) is one of the most common diseases. Extraction of M3 usually exacerbates osseous defects at the distal aspect of the adjacent second molar (M2). BonMaker® ATB has been ci...

    Authors: Alimujiang Wushou, Yan Zheng, Yu Han, Zhi-cheng Yang and Fang-kai Han
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:433
  3. The combination of a prosthetic index with Morse taper connection was developed, with the purpose of making prosthetic procedures more precise. However, the presence of the index may compromise the mechanical ...

    Authors: Wen-tao Zhang, Kang-jie Cheng, Yun-feng Liu, Russell Wang, Yun-fang Chen, Yu-de Ding, Fan Yang and Lin-hong Wang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:431
  4. The blending ability of universal shade composites and their stability in the oral environment are of great concern in restoring anterior teeth. This study aims to evaluate and compare the color stability and ...

    Authors: Maha M. Ebaya, Ashraf I. Ali, Huda Abed El-Haliem and Salah Hasab Mahmoud
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:430
  5. HIV infection and its management confer a substantial health burden to affected individuals and have been associated with increased risk of oral and dental diseases. In this study, we sought to quantify HIV-as...

    Authors: Paul Akhigbe, Nneka M. Chukwumah, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Kimon Divaris, Ozoemene Obuekwe, Augustine Omoigberale, Elima Jedy-Agba, Michael Kim, Manhattan E. Charurat, Vincent P. Richards and Modupe O. Coker
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:429
  6. Since 1996, many studies have reported that periodontal disease during pregnancy may be a risk factor for preterm birth and low birth weight; however, in Africa, periodontal disease is considered a non-high-pr...

    Authors: Hiroaki Arima, Akintije Simba Calliope, Hideki Fukuda, Theoneste Nzaramba, Marie Goretti Mukakarake, Takayuki Wada, Takashi Yorifuji, Leon Mutesa and Taro Yamamoto
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:428
  7. The administration of local anesthesia (LA) in dental practice requires an injection which is the leading cause of patients’ fear and anxiety. Computer-controlled local anesthetic injector, designed to reduce ...

    Authors: Sameh Attia, Thomas Austermann, Andreas May, Mohamed Mekhemar, Jonas Conrad, Michael Knitschke, Sebastian Böttger, Hans-Peter Howaldt and Abanoub Riad
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:425
  8. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged all healthcare providers including dental practitioners. This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the dental practitioners’ perceptions and attitudes towards the impacts...

    Authors: Xiaoyan Zhou, Jinlong Gao, Alexander C. L. Holden and Shanika Nanayakkara
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:424
  9. Miniscrew-Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion (MARPE) is a non-surgical orthodontic treatment for transverse maxillary deficiency. This study aimed to investigate the Oral Health-related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) ...

    Authors: Aldin Kapetanović, René R. M. Noverraz, Stefan Listl, Stefaan J. Bergé, Tong Xi and Jan G. J. H. Schols
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:423
  10. Poor oral health due to dental caries is one of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases worldwide. It has a significant impact on individuals across the lifespan and is a leading cause of preventable hosp...

    Authors: Virginia Dickson-Swift, Tejashree Kangutkar, Ron Knevel and Sarah Down
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:422
  11. Primary Sjögren Syndrome is a rare autoimmune systemic disease characterized by impaired secretory functions of the exocrine gland. One of the main clinical features is dry mouth and subsequent oral diseases, ...

    Authors: P. Danvers, J. Saide, F. Decup, R. Seror, R. Belkhir and M. Gosset
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:418
  12. This study aimed to assess the effect of extraoral 940 nm low-level diode laser on pain, edema, and trismus following surgical extraction of impacted mandibular third molars.

    Authors: Ehsan Momeni, Farahnaz Kazemi and Parisa Sanaei-rad
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:417
  13. Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) plays an important role in the failure of root canal treatment and refractory periapical periodontitis. As an important virulence factor of E. faecalis, extracellular polysacch...

    Authors: Mengying Xia, Niya Zhuo, Shirui Ren, Hongyu Zhang, Yingming Yang, Lei Lei and Tao Hu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:416
  14. Caries and periodontitis are amongst the most prevalent diseases worldwide, leading to pain and loss of oral function for those affected. Prevention relies heavily on mechanical removal of dental plaque biofil...

    Authors: Olivia Aherne, Roberto Ortiz, Magnus M. Fazli and Julia R. Davies
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:415
  15. Skeletal anchorage has made it possible to perform complex orthodontic tooth movements that are difficult or even impossible to achieve with conventional orthodontic treatment. Mandibular buccal shelf miniscre...

    Authors: Michał Sarul, Joanna Lis, Hyo-Sang Park and Kornelia Rumin
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:414
  16. Mechanical surface treatments can deteriorate the mechanical properties of zirconia. This study evaluated and compared the biaxial flexural strength, fracture toughness, and fatigue resistance of high transluc...

    Authors: Alaaeldin Elraggal, Moustafa Aboushelib, Islam M. Abdel Raheem and Rania R. Afifi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:412
  17. Children with cerebral palsy (CP) are at high risk for dental caries. Alteration of some salivary properties encountered among them compared to healthy children, could play a role in this elevated risk.

    Authors: Sara M. Quritum, Amel M. Ali, May M. Raouf, Tarek E. I. Omar and Karin M. L. Dowidar
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:411
  18. Stroke patients have poor oral hygiene, experience oral dysfunction due to disease factors, and have impaired oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). This study aimed to determine the oral health knowled...

    Authors: Simin Huang, Yangyang Liu, Muling Li, Zhihong Liu, Fang Zhao, Jinjun Li, Huiqi Lu and Hongzhen Zhou
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:410
  19. The study aimed to observe the effects of a Twinlight laser on the titanium surface proliferation of inflammatory Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), inflammatory cytokine expression, and osteogenic differentiation.

    Authors: Mengzhen Zhao, Feng Qiu, Jianing Song, Congcong Zhang, Taohong Liu and Mingxuan Wu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:409
  20. Myofascial pain syndrome with trigger points is the most common cause of nonodontogenic pain. Although injection of the trigger points is the most effective pain reduction treatment, many patients exhibit recu...

    Authors: Shaimaa Mohsen Refahee, Aliaa Ibrahim Mahrous and Alshaimaa Ahmed Shabaan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:408
  21. There is an increasing demand to find a potent antibacterial agent against endodontic pathogens with the least toxic effect. The study aimed to evaluate the antibacterial activity of Lactobacilli probiotics on En...

    Authors: Shymaa Shaaban, Gamal M. Hamad, Salma Genena, Marwa A. Meheissen and Sybel Moussa
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:407
  22. The T-loop has been used clinically to close gap between teeth. And it is a typical orthodontic archwire bending method. However, the design of the T-loop parameters for different patients is based on the clin...

    Authors: Jingang Jiang, Liang Yao, Yongde Zhang, Xuefeng Ma, Yafeng Guo and Yi Liu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:406
  23. The Oral Health-related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) is a multi-dimensional concept commonly used to examine the impact of health status on quality of life, and the Oral Health Impact Profile-14 (OHIP-14) question...

    Authors: Yao Feng, Jing-Jie Lu, Ze-Yue Ouyang, Lan-Xin Xue, Tan Li, Yun Chen, Zheng-Rong Gao, Shao-Hui Zhang, Jie Zhao, Ya-Qiong Zhao, Qin Ye, Jing Hu, Yun-Zhi Feng and Yue Guo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:405
  24. Prior studies have shown an association between generalized periodontitis and anemia in older or undernourished adults. The aim of the study was to examine the associations of erythrocyte indices with localize...

    Authors: An-Chieh Feng, Sung-Chiao Tsai, Yen-Po Lin, Kun-Zhe Tsai and Gen-Min Lin
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:404
  25. Uninformed opioid prescribing by dentists has contributed to the current opioid crisis. This report describes the development and implementation of an innovative, interactive, multidisciplinary, and participan...

    Authors: Richie Kohli, Karan Replogle, Andrea Gough-Goldman, Barry Taylor, Brandon Maughan, Harjit Singh Sehgal, Megan C. Herink, Rosemarie Hemmings, Sean Mahoney, Margaret McLain McDonnell, Kenneth McLemore and Eli Schwarz
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:402
  26. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) is a disease characterized by pain and dysfunction of the masticatory muscles and temporomandibular joint. Many factors have been found to be related to the disease however, t...

    Authors: Youngwoo Chun, Jung Hwan Jo and Ji Woon Park
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:401
  27. The purpose of this investigation was to develop a computer-assisted detection system based on a deep convolutional neural network (CNN) algorithm and to evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of this system for...

    Authors: Ghala Alotaibi, Mohammed Awawdeh, Fathima Fazrina Farook, Mohamed Aljohani, Razan Mohamed Aldhafiri and Mohamed Aldhoayan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:399
  28. This scoping review systematically summarized the available evidence about the efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) as an intracanal antibacterial and/or anti-inflammatory.

    Authors: Saleem Abdulrab, Nawras Mostafa, Sadeq Ali Al-Maweri, Hisham Abada, Esam Halboub and Hatem A. Alhadainy
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:398

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  29. Morphological study is a common approach in the field of anterior disc displacement (ADD) pathology; however, analysis based on three-dimensional reconstructive imaging has not been investigated. This study in...

    Authors: Chen-xi Li, Xu Liu, Zhong-cheng Gong, Sakendeke Jumatai and Bin Ling
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:395
  30. During the COVID19 pandemic, the Latvian government issued first absolute restrictions (elective treatments prohibited, only emergency care) and later relative restrictions (preference for non-aerosol-generati...

    Authors: Ilze Maldupa, Olga Slepcova, Ilona Vidulskane, Anda Brinkmane, Egita Senakola and Sergio E. Uribe
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:394
  31. This study aimed to measure the amount of maxillary sinus pneumatization (MSP) extended into alveolar processes in different age groups via cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and its association with age.

    Authors: Xingsheng Wu, Qiudong Cai, Di Huang, Peiwen Xiong and Lianshui Shi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:393
  32. When evaluating the efficacy and safety of various desensitizing products in vitro, their mechanism of action and clinical utility should be considered during test model selection. This study aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Ruodan Jiang, Yongxiang Xu, Feilong Wang and Hong Lin
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:391
  33. Surgical incision, endotracheal intubation, structural changes in the oral cavity, and other factors lead to a divergence in oral care between patients after oral surgery and ordinary inpatients. High-quality ...

    Authors: XiaoJing Wei, MengJuan Jing, XianXian Zhang, ChunPeng Li and LiMing Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:389
  34. The COVID-19 pandemic led to significant changes in the provision of dental services, aimed at reducing the spread of respiratory pathogens through restrictions on aerosol generating procedures (AGPs). Evaluat...

    Authors: Krystyna Piela, Paddy Watson, Reuben Donnelly, Marilyn Goulding, Fiona L. Henriquez, William MacKay and Shauna Culshaw
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:388
  35. Few studies have investigated oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in young individuals with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Aims were to investigate whether OHRQoL differs between children and adole...

    Authors: Elisabeth G. Gil, Marit S. Skeie, Josefine Halbig, Birgitta Jönsson, Stein Atle Lie, Marite Rygg, Johannes Fischer, Annika Rosén, Athanasia Bletsa, Keijo Luukko, Xie-Qi Shi, Paula Frid, Lena Cetrelli, Karin Tylleskär, Karen Rosendahl and Anne N. Åstrøm
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:387
  36. Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a heterogeneous neoplastic disorder that is rarely seen in patients aged 60 years and older. It is reported that elderly patients with LCH have a higher chance of having ...

    Authors: Qi Zhang, Xiaoting Wu, Xiaobo Wang, Evenki Pan and Li Ying
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:386

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