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  1. Research in adolescents reveals that they are not capable to remove dental plaque effectively. Inconsistent application of brushing techniques and neglect of certain areas while brushing are very common. As pa...

    Authors: Renate Deinzer, Sadhvi Shankar-Subramanian, Alexander Ritsert, Stefanie Ebel, Bernd Wöstmann, Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud and Zdenka Eidenhardt

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:469

    Content type: Research

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  2. Dental caries have a serious impact on general health and well-being; however, there is a lack of relevant data on the development trends of dental caries in permanent teeth among 12-year-old children in China...

    Authors: Zhen Hu, Xiaojin Yan, Yi Song, Shang Ma, Jun Ma and Guangrong Zhu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:467

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Although chronic periodontitis has previously been reported to be linked with Alzheimer's disease (AD), the pathogenesis between the two is unclear. The purpose of this study is to analyze and screen the relev...

    Authors: Zhengye Jiang, Yanxi Shi, Wenpeng Zhao, Liwei Zhou, Bingchang Zhang, Yuanyuan Xie, Yaya Zhang, Guowei Tan and Zhanxiang Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:466

    Content type: Research

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  4. Orthodontic treatment poses an increased risk of plaque accumulation and demineralisation of enamel leading to white spot lesion around the brackets. This parallel arm trial aims to assess the degree of bacter...

    Authors: Preethi Poornima, Jogikalmat Krithikadatta, Ratna Rachel Ponraj, Natanasabapathy Velmurugan and Anil Kishen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:465

    Content type: Research

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  5. The use of intraoral scanners (IOS) has facilitated the use of digital workflows for the fabrication of implant-supported prostheses not only for single missing teeth, but also for multiple missing teeth. Howe...

    Authors: Koudai Nagata, Kei Fuchigami, Yurie Okuhama, Kana Wakamori, Hayato Tsuruoka, Toshifumi Nakashizu, Noriyuki Hoshi, Mihoko Atsumi, Katsuhiko Kimoto and Hiromasa Kawana

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:464

    Content type: Research

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  6. To research the first-order features of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values on diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) in maxillofacial malignant mesenchymal tumours.

    Authors: Baoting Yu, Chencui Huang, Shuo Liu, Tong Li, Yuyao Guan, Xuewei Zheng and Jun Ding

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:463

    Content type: Research

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  7. With the emergence of three-dimensional (3D) integration technology, analysis of soft tissue displacement and morphological changes after maxillary full-arch implant-supported fixed prostheses can be performed...

    Authors: Keyi Hao, Jia Luo, Ping Di, Yu Zhang and Ye Lin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:461

    Content type: Research

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  8. Oral microbiome played an important role in maintaining healthy state and might exhibit certain changes under circumstances of diseases. However, current microbiological research using sequencing techniques di...

    Authors: Qidi Ren, Fangqiao Wei, Chao Yuan, Ce Zhu, Qian Zhang, Junkang Quan, Xiangyu Sun and Shuguo Zheng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:460

    Content type: Research

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  9. The general dentist–specialist relationship is important for effective patient care and the professional environment. This study explores the non-clinical factors that may influence the general dentist–special...

    Authors: Harpinder Kaur, Sonica Singhal, Michael Glogauer, Amir Azarpazhooh and Carlos Quiñonez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:459

    Content type: Research

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  10. The aim of this study is to explore the spatial heterogeneity of the retention of PFS in children aged 7–9 years in Shanxi Province, North China and investigate the risk factors associated with PFS retention.

    Authors: Xiangyu Wang, Wenjuan Ren, Yufang Li, Bin Zhao, Tingting Yang, Ruxia Hou, Junming Li and Junyu Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:458

    Content type: Research

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  11. A nomogram is a tool that transforms complex regression equations into simple and visual graphs and enables clinicians and patients to conveniently compute output probabilities without needing medical knowledg...

    Authors: Shaoying Duan, Meng Li, Jialiang Zhao, Huiyu Yang, Jinfeng He, Lei Lei, Ran Cheng and Tao Hu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:457

    Content type: Research

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  12. To compare and evaluate the influence of the COVID-19 outbreak on tweets related to dental treatment needs and advice of Saudi Twitter users in 2020 by comparing them to the same time-period in 2019.

    Authors: Khalifa S. Al-Khalifa, Eman Bakhurji, Hassan S. Halawany, Esraa M. Alabdurubalnabi, Wejdan W. Nasser, Ashwin C. Shetty and Shazia Sadaf

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:456

    Content type: Research

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  13. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of denture stomatitis prevalence with cigarette, hookah and opium consumption and also dose–response relationship between the cigarette smoking duration...

    Authors: Farimah Sardari, Parvin Khalili, Hamid Hakimi, Saadat Mahmoudaghaei and Pouya Abedi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:455

    Content type: Research

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  14. To this day, the effects of sodium hypochlorite and chelating agents on the smear layer and on the dentine’s surface, remain not fully examined. The study is aimed to analyze the dentine's surface treated with...

    Authors: Wojciech Wilkoński, Lidia Jamróz-Wilkońska, Szczepan Zapotoczny, Janusz Opiła and Luciano Grandino

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:454

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Dental health is often neglected by the majority of the population and has contributed to the global burden of oral diseases. We assessed awareness, utilization and barriers to seeking oral health care among a...

    Authors: Juliet Ocwia, Ronald Olum, Pamela Atim, Florence Laker, Jerom Okot, Senai Goitom Sereke, Joseph Baruch Baluku, Sarah Kiguli and Felix Bongomin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:453

    Content type: Research

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  16. Chronic erosive gingivitis, also called desquamative gingivitis, defines a clinical picture that can be generated by several inflammatory and immune diseases. Pathology is therefore essential for the different...

    Authors: Frédérick Gaultier, Anne-laure Ejeil, Sébastien Jungo, Saskia Ingen-Housz-Oro, François Le Pelletier de Clatigny, Gogly Bruno, Philippe Pirnay, Fadel Bellakhdar and Sophie-Myriam Dridi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:452

    Content type: Research

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  17. Oral health during pregnancy is vital for both mother and child. Indigenous Australians face many barriers in accessing dental care. Service approachability is one of the key domains in accessing health servic...

    Authors: Yuan Gao, Xiangqun Ju and Lisa Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:451

    Content type: Research

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  18. Optimum oral health is impossible to achieve without managing dental caries. The first step to manage dental caries at a community level is to know its prevalence and trend. Unfortunately, the prevalence of de...

    Authors: Ammar Ahmed Siddiqui, Freah Alshammary, Mushir Mulla, Saad M. Al-Zubaidi, Eman Afroze, Junaid Amin, Salman Amin, Sameer Shaikh, Ahmed A. Madfa and Mohammad Khursheed Alam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:450

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Mandibular premolars demonstrate high variability in root canal morphology, especially mandibular first premolars. The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of root canal configurations of ma...

    Authors: Paramee Thanaruengrong, Sirinya Kulvitit, Mettachit Navachinda and Pornkawee Charoenlarp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:449

    Content type: Research

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  20. The present study examined the effectiveness of high-purity macro/microporous beta-tricalcium phosphate (HPMM β-TCP) as a bone grafting material for maxillary sinus floor elevation by morphometric, histopathol...

    Authors: Atsushi Fujita, Chonji Fukumoto, Tomonori Hasegawa, Yuta Sawatani and Hitoshi Kawamata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:448

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) plays a major role in the formation of dental caries. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the green tea polyphenol, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), on biofilm for...

    Authors: Mor Schneider-Rayman, Doron Steinberg, Ronit Vogt Sionov, Michael Friedman and Miriam Shalish

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:447

    Content type: Research

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  22. The psychometric properties of self-administered instruments for measuring patient satisfaction with removable dentures should be tested before inviting patients to express their opinions. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Ahmad Al Jaghsi, Musab Saeed, Salem Abu Fanas, Ahmed Yaseen Alqutaibi and Torsten Mundt

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:446

    Content type: Research

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  23. Human beta defensin-3 (HβD-3) is an antimicrobial peptide present in saliva that protects tooth surfaces from microbial attack. These peptides are part of innate immunity so levels may be affected by different...

    Authors: Sanam Faheem, Shahida Maqsood, Arshad Hasan, Fouzia Imtiaz, Faheem Shaikh and Waqas Ahmed Farooqui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:445

    Content type: Research

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  24. Nutritional deficiencies are common worldwide and is most notable in low and middle income countries. In the early weeks of September 2018, oral sores mostly affecting the tongue were reported in three central...

    Authors: Tshewang Gyeltshen, Lham Dorji, Leki Dorj and Kuenga Choden

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:444

    Content type: Research

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  25. Stress concentration may cause bone resorption even lead to the failure of implantation. This study was designed to investigate whether a certain sagittal root position could cause stress concentration around ...

    Authors: Chunping Lin, Hongcheng Hu, Junxin Zhu, Yuwei Wu, Qiguo Rong and Zhihui Tang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:443

    Content type: Research

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  26. The popularity of implant dentistry is increasing dramatically, but the success of implant treatment depends on a patient’s knowledge and expectations.

    Authors: Nesreen A. Salim, Fatima Hafedh Meyad, Mariam Mohammad Al-Abdallah, Motasum Abu-Awwad and Julian D. Satterthwaite

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:442

    Content type: Research

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  27. This examiner-blind, stratified, parallel study aimed to evaluate the anti-gingivitis efficacy of a non-aqueous (anhydrous) 0.454% w/w stannous fluoride toothpaste (‘Test’) versus a sodium monofluorophosphate ...

    Authors: Amina Acherkouk, Nisha Patel, Andrew Butler and Pejmon Amini

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:441

    Content type: Research

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  28. Authors: Danielle da Costa Palacio, Flavio Rebustini, Daniele Boina de Oliveira, João Peres Neto, Wander Barbieri, Thais Paragis Sanchez, Ana Carolina Cintra Nunes Mafra, Daiana Bonfim, Camila Nascimento Monteiro, Valmir Vanderlei Gomes Filho, Danielle Viana Ribeiro, Leandro Marsico Loschiavo, João Luiz Miraglia and Antonio Carlos Pereira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:439

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Oral Health 2021 21:421

  29. It is difficult to maintain complete dentures during meals in place. This in vitro study aimed to assess changes in denture retention between rest and function using denture adhesives and oral moisturizers in ...

    Authors: Naoya Ikemura, Yuji Sato, Junichi Furuya, Osamu Shimodaira, Kana Takeda, Takuya Kakuta, Kunihito Yamane and Noboru Kitagawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:438

    Content type: Research

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  30. Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF) and cementoblastoma (CB) are rare benign odontogenic tumors with a predilection for the mandible. Cemento-ossifying fibroma is a fibro-osseous lesion that originates in the toot...

    Authors: Madiha Bilal Qureshi, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Jamshid Abdul-Ghafar, Muhammad Raza and Nasir Ud Din

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:437

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Remote digital monitoring during orthodontic treatment can help patients in improving their oral hygiene performance and reducing the number of appointments due to emergency reasons, especially in time of COVI...

    Authors: Linda Sangalli, Fabio Savoldi, Domenico Dalessandri, Stefano Bonetti, Min Gu, Alberto Signoroni and Corrado Paganelli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:435

    Content type: Research

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  32. During the 1970s, optimal oral health was experienced more frequently amongst Indigenous children in Australia than their non-Indigenous counterparts. As a result of public health interventions targeting oral ...

    Authors: Brianna Poirier, Joanne Hedges, Lisa Smithers, Megan Moskos and Lisa Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:434

    Content type: Research

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  33. When dealing with the replacement of one missing tooth, the patient has the option of choosing between different types of treatment interventions. Several important factors play a role in his decision-making p...

    Authors: Johana Losenická, Ondřej Gajdoš and Vojtěch Kamenský

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:433

    Content type: Research

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  34. There are very few studies of the association between temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a representative sample from the Asia–Pacific region. Accordingly, ...

    Authors: Kamal Hanna, Rahul Nair, Najith Amarasena, Jason M. Armfield and David S. Brennan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:432

    Content type: Research article

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  35. The purpose of this study was to: (1) compare oral health indicators between Indigenous adults and the general population and (2) examine the predictors of poor self-rated oral health in the Indigenous populat...

    Authors: Ahmed Hussain, Sheyla Bravo Jaimes and Alexander M. Crizzle

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:430

    Content type: Research

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  36. Juxta-apical radiolucency (JAR) has been presented as a radiographic sign, suggestive of the IAN injury through third molar surgery. This study aimed to evaluate the relation of JAR with IAN injury in cone-bea...

    Authors: Mahvash Hasani, Nasim Razavi, Abdolaziz Haghnegahdar and Motahhareh Zarifi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:428

    Content type: Research

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  37. B cell activating factor (BAFF) is a member of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) superfamily with immunomodulatory effects on both innate and adaptive immune responses. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease c...

    Authors: Lixia Wang, Tianyi Zhang, Zheng Zhang, Zihan Wang, Yu-Jie Zhou and Zuomin Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:426

    Content type: Research

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  38. A growing body of evidence suggests a role for oral bacteria in lung infections. This systematic review aimed to analyse the association between poor periodontal status and the frequency of chronic obstructive...

    Authors: Niamh Kelly, Lewis Winning, Christopher Irwin, Fionnuala T. Lundy, Dermot Linden, Lorcan McGarvey, Gerard J. Linden and Ikhlas A. El Karim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:425

    Content type: Research

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  39. The objective of this report was to highlight the importance of using a dental operating microscope (DOM) to locate supernumerary canals and diagnose variations in root canals using cone-beam computed tomograp...

    Authors: Yao Lin, Yan Xiang, Xiaoling Chen, He Wang, Na Cao, Xiaoman Xu, Yangan Zhang and Zhaojun Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:423

    Content type: Case report

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  40. The purpose of this study evaluates and compares the effect of surface roughness (Ra) and color stability on computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) hybrid resin (Vita Enamic), feldspathic...

    Authors: Lujain I. Aldosari, Abdulkhaliq A. Alshadidi, Amit Porwal, Nasser M. Al Ahmari, Mohammed M. Al Moaleem, Ahmed M. Suhluli, Mansoor Shariff and Ahmed O. Shami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:422

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Access to oral health services remains a challenge in the Brazilian healthcare system, especially in the primary health care setting, where the use of a risk stratification tool that could identify individuals...

    Authors: Danielle da Costa Palacio, Flavio Rebustini, Daniele Boina de Oliveira, João Peres Neto, Wander Barbieri, Thais Paragis Sanchez, Ana Carolina Cintra Nunes Mafra, Daiana Bonfim, Camila Nascimento Monteiro, Valmir Vanderlei Gomes Filho, Danielle Viana Ribeiro, Leandro Marsico Loschiavo, João Luiz Miraglia and Antonio Carlos Pereira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:421

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2021 21:439

  42. Dental fear and anxiety still pose the most common factors proposed for the child’s negative behavior in the dental operatory. Intelligence has an impact on the children’s communication, feelings, and responsi...

    Authors: Thiyezen Abdullah AlDhelai, Amani Mohamed Khalil, Yasmine Elhamouly and Karin M. L. Dowidar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:420

    Content type: Research

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