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  1. Content type: Research article

    Blood Clot (BC) or platelet concentrates have been used as scaffold in regenerative endodontic treatment (RET). The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the performance of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) ...

    Authors: Hongbing Lv, Yuemin Chen, Zhiyu Cai, Lishan Lei, Ming Zhang, Ronghui Zhou and Xiaojing Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:139

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Radiography is a regularly used and accepted adjunct to visual examination in the diagnosis of dental caries. It is assumed that not using radiographs can lead to underestimation of dental caries experience wi...

    Authors: L. A. Foster Page, D. Boyd, K. Fuge, A. Stevenson, K. Goad, D. Sim and W. M. Thomson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:137

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Traditionally, patients at low risk and high risk of developing dental disease have been encouraged to attend dental recall appointments at regular intervals of six months between appointments. The lack of evi...

    Authors: Jan E. Clarkson, Nigel B. Pitts, Debbie Bonetti, Dwayne Boyers, Hazel Braid, Robert Elford, Patrick A. Fee, Ruth Floate, Beatriz Goulão, Gerry Humphris, Ian Needleman, John D. T. Norrie, Fiona Ord, Marjon van der Pol, Craig R. Ramsay, David N. J. Ricketts…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:135

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Canine Bud Extraction (CBE) is a process of removing or gouging children’s healthy canine tooth buds embedded underneath the gum using traditional unsterilized tools. The practice of CBE commonly known as fals...

    Authors: Fiona Atim, Teddy Nagaddya, Florence Nakaggwa, Mary Gorrethy N-Mboowa, Peter Kirabira and John Charles Okiria

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:133

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Many adolescents have poor plaque control and sub-optimal toothbrushing behavior. Therefore, we compared the efficacy of an interactive power toothbrush (IPT) to a manual toothbrush (MT) for reducing dental pl...

    Authors: Christina Erbe, Violetta Klees, Priscila Ferrari-Peron, Renzo A. Ccahuana-Vasquez, Hans Timm, Julie Grender, Pamela Cunningham, Ralf Adam, Svetlana Farrell and Heinrich Wehrbein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:130

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Various mandibular indices have been developed to detect osteoporosis on panoramic radiographs. Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) is a low-cost, radiation-free method to assess bone status. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Katarzyna Grocholewicz, Joanna Janiszewska-Olszowska, Magda Aniko-Włodarczyk, Olga Preuss, Grzegorz Trybek, Ewa Sobolewska and Mariusz Lipski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:127

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Personalized maxillary expansion procedure has been proposed to correct maxillary transversal deficiency; different protocols of stem cell activation have been suggested and rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is ...

    Authors: Alessandra Giuliani, Serena Mazzoni, Carlo Mangano, Piero Antonio Zecca, Alberto Caprioglio, Nicolò Vercellini, Mario Raspanti, Francesco Mangano, Adriano Piattelli, Giovanna Iezzi and Rosamaria Fastuca

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:125

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Assessing caries risk is an essential element in the planning of preventive and therapeutic strategies. Different caries risk assessment (CRA) models have been proposed for the identification of individuals ru...

    Authors: Maria Grazia Cagetti, Giuliana Bontà, Fabio Cocco, Peter Lingstrom, Laura Strohmenger and Guglielmo Campus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:123

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Interleukin 1 (IL-1) is involved in bone resorption. However, the role of IL-1 in periapical lesions characterized by periapical bone destruction in primary teeth has not yet been fully elucidated. This study ...

    Authors: Ning-Yan Yang, Yan Zhou, Huan-Ying Zhao, Xiao-Yong Liu, Zheng Sun and Jia-Jian Shang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:124

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although dental caries is a globally widespread disease, there is no consensus regarding the method that should be used for their detection. In recent decades, a variety of new methods have been proposed for m...

    Authors: Ana Luiza Sarno Castro, Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna and Carlos Maurício Cardeal Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:122

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is the most common dental health problem caused by the interaction of bacteria on tooth enamel. Risk factors for dental caries include salivary composition and inadequate fluoride. However, other...

    Authors: Yilkal Tafere, Selam Chanie, Tigabu Dessie and Haileyesus Gedamu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:119

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Incisor loss constitutes a strong aesthetic and psychologic traumatism for the patient and it remains a challenging situation for the dental practitioner because of the necessity to rapidly replace the lacking...

    Authors: Francois Virard, Laurent Venet, Raphaël Richert, Daniel Pfeffer, Gilbert Viguié, Alexandre Bienfait, Jean-Christophe Farges and Maxime Ducret

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:120

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Intraoral scanners are devices for capturing digital impressions in dentistry. Until now, several in vitro studies have assessed the trueness of digital impressions, but in vivo studies are missing. Therefore,...

    Authors: Emad A. Albdour, Eman Shaheen, Myrthel Vranckx, Francesco Guido Mangano, Constantinus Politis and Reinhilde Jacobs

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:117

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Orthodontic treatment can result in root resorption (RR). Traditional two-dimensional (2D) data exhibit magnification, deformation and positioning problems. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) contains more a...

    Authors: Yaqi Deng, Yannan Sun and Tianmin Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:116

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among obesity, family socioeconomic status, oral health behaviors, and dental caries and to identify possible differences in factors related with dent...

    Authors: Jin Ah Kim, Hayon Michelle Choi, Yunhee Seo and Dae Ryong Kang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:114

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Many gingival lesions are not induced by plaque. The aim of this study was to analyze the frequency of biopsied non-plaque-induced gingival lesions (NPIGL) in a Chilean population.

    Authors: Patricia Hernández-Ríos, Iris Espinoza, Macarena Salinas, Fernando Rodríguez-Castro, Mauricio Baeza and Marcela Hernández

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:112

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The occlusal registration of virtual models taken by intraoral scanners sometimes shows patterns which seem much different from the patients’ occlusion. Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the accuracy of v...

    Authors: Hyemin Lee, Jooly Cha, Youn-Sic Chun and Minji Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:109

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to assess the agreement between orthodontist’s and Chinese young adult’s self-perceived aesthetics, the normative treatment need based on the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN)...

    Authors: Ying Cai, Wulong Du, Feiou Lin, Shengjia Ye and Yanling Ye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:113

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Hereditary enamel defect diseases are regrouped under the name “Amelogenesis Imperfecta” (AIH). Both dentitions are affected. Clinical expression is heterogeneous and varies between patients. Mutations respons...

    Authors: Steve Toupenay, Benjamin Philippe Fournier, Marie-Cécile Manière, Chantal Ifi-Naulin, Ariane Berdal and Muriel de La Dure– Molla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:108

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Teeth treated endodontically are more susceptible to vertical root fracture (VRF). Some studies have suggested that obturating the root canals with Gutta-percha or Resilon can reinforce endodontically treated ...

    Authors: Minmin Tan, Zhaowu Chai, Chengjun Sun, Bo Hu, Xiang Gao, Yunjia Chen and Jinlin Song

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:107

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic meta-analyses on caries detection methods should assist practitioners in their daily practice. However, conventional meta-analysis estimates may be inapplicable due to differences in test conduct, a...

    Authors: Falk Schwendicke, Karim Elhennawy, Osama El Shahawy, Reham Maher, Thais Gimenez, Fausto M. Mendes and Brian H. Willis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:105

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries are a global public health problem and influence the overall health of children. The risk factors for caries include biological, socio-behavioral and environmental factors. This cross-sectional s...

    Authors: Amal Elamin, Malin Garemo and Andrew Gardner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:104

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Bone necrosis of the jaw is a serious condition with a broad differential diagnosis of pathologies such as cutaneous histiocytosis, bone metastases or malignant tumours. In addition to the most common cause, m...

    Authors: Julia Luz, Daniel Zweifel, Martin Hüllner, Marco Bühler, Martin Rücker and Bernd Stadlinger

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:106

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to use three-dimensional datasets to identify associations between treatment for adult crowding, using Invisalign aligner and interproximal enamel reduction (IER), and changes in the ...

    Authors: Andreas Hellak, Nicola Schmidt, Michael Schauseil, Steffen Stein, Thomas Drechsler and Heike Maria Korbmacher-Steiner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:103

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  25. Content type: Case report

    Cases of diverticula of the buccal mucosa are extremely rare. Literature searches of databases such as PubMed/MEDLINE for this condition have revealed only 10 case reports. In this case report, we describe our...

    Authors: Akihiro Miyazaki, Sho Miyamoto, Hiromi Nakai, Koyo Nishiyama, Kei Tsuchihashi, Jun-ichi Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Ogi, Hironari Dehari, Tadashi Hasegawa and Hiroyoshi Hiratsuka

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:102

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The aim is to investigate the prevalence of dental anxiety and its association with pain and other related factors in adult patients with irreversible pulpitis.

    Authors: Lei Dou, Margaret Maria Vanschaayk, Yan Zhang, Xiaoming Fu, Ping Ji and Deqin Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:101

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Oral health behavior and attitudes of pregnant women in low-income countries are rarely examined, yet should be considered when designing preventative or therapeutic studies to reduce burden of oral diseases. ...

    Authors: A. J. Lubon, D. J. Erchick, S. K. Khatry, S. C. LeClerq, N. K. Agrawal, M. A. Reynolds, J. Katz and L. C. Mullany

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:97

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is a common chronic disease among children and adults alike, posing a substantial health burden. Caries is affected by multiple genetic and environmental factors, and prior studies have found tha...

    Authors: Manika Govil, Nandita Mukhopadhyay, Daniel E. Weeks, Eleanor Feingold, John R. Shaffer, Steven M. Levy, Alexandre R. Vieira, Rebecca L. Slayton, Daniel W. McNeil, Robert J. Weyant, Richard J. Crout and Mary L. Marazita

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:98

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Understanding factors that affect dental attendance behavior helps in constructing effective oral health campaigns. A socio-cognitive model that adequately explains variance in regular dental attendance has ye...

    Authors: Anne N. Åstrøm, Stein Atle Lie and Ferda Gülcan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:95

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  30. Content type: Research article

    There is poor knowledge about the extent to which psychological distress influences oral health in older people in Norway. The aim of this study was two-fold: i) to describe the oral health of Norwegian elderl...

    Authors: Kari Elisabeth Dahl, Giovanna Calogiuri and Birgitta Jönsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:93

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The findings that not only dental caries but also systemic disease can exert a negative effect on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), and that dental treatment can improve OHRQoL have been confirmed ...

    Authors: Ji-Soo Song, Hong-Keun Hyun, Teo Jeon Shin and Young-Jae Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:92

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Currently, many risk assessment tools are available for clinicians to assess a patient’s periodontal disease risk. Numerous studies demonstrate the potential of these tools to promote preventive management and...

    Authors: Thankam Thyvalikakath, Mei Song and Titus Schleyer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:90

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