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  1. Individuals seeking dental treatment often present with medical conditions which may affect dental treatment provision. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of medical conditions and medic...

    Authors: Agnieszka M. Frydrych, Richard Parsons and Omar Kujan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:289

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The spread of digital technology in dentistry poses new challenges and sets new goals for dentists. The aim of the present in vivo study was to determine the learning curve of intraoral scanning described by (...

    Authors: Ivett Róth, Alexandra Czigola, Gellért Levente Joós-Kovács, Magdolna Dalos, Péter Hermann and Judit Borbély

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:287

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Severe Early Childhood Caries (S-ECC) is an aggressive form of tooth decay that often requires pediatric dental rehabilitative surgery. The Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) measures oral healt...

    Authors: Victor H. K. Lee, Cameron G. Grant, Betty-Anne Mittermuller, Sarbjeet Singh, Brenda Weiss, Jeanette M. Edwards and Robert J. Schroth

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:285

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Poor oral hygiene and high hormone levels during pregnancy can lead to a deterioration in periodontal health. This study assessed the effectiveness of a family-centered behavioral and educational counselling p...

    Authors: Pei Liu, Weiye Wen, Ka Fung Yu, Xiaoli Gao, Edward Chin Man Lo and May Chun Mei Wong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:284

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The aim of this study was to assess the association between serum and salivary Immunoglobulin (Ig) Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (A. actinomycetemcomitans) specific antibodies in healthy controls (HC) and...

    Authors: Gaetano Isola, Alessandro Polizzi, Romeo Patini, Sebastiano Ferlito, Angela Alibrandi and Giuseppe Palazzo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:283

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) may suffer pain from temporomandibular disorder (TMD). Still, routines for the assessment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain in health and d...

    Authors: J. Fischer, M. S. Skeie, K. Rosendahl, K. Tylleskär, S. Lie, X.-Q. Shi, E. Grut Gil, L. Cetrelli, J. Halbig, L. von Wangenheim Marti, M. Rygg, P. Frid, P. Stoustrup and A. Rosèn

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:282

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) epidemic is a public health emergency of international concern. Dentists are exposed to the enormous risk of COVID-19 infection during this epidemic. This study aims to assess th...

    Authors: Zeina Nasser, Youssef Fares, Rama Daoud and Linda Abou-Abbas

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:281

    Content type: Research article

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  8. There is an increasing public interest in the use of TM internationally, yet there is a paucity of research on the use of TM by the public in the dental setting. This study aimed to explore the views, use of a...

    Authors: Jun Guo, Kah Seng Low, Li Mei, Jia Hui Li, Wenwen Qu and Guangzhao Guan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:280

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Pulpitis is an inflammatory disease, the grade of which is classified according to the level of inflammation. Traditional methods of evaluating the status of dental pulp tissue in clinical practice have limita...

    Authors: Ming Chen, Junkai Zeng, Yeqing Yang and Buling Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:279

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Temporary anchorage devices have been used for decades in orthodontic practice for many applications. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of orthodontic temporary anchorage device...

    Authors: Haonan Tian, Congman Xie, Min Lin, Hongmei Yang and Aishu Ren

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:278

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Conventional brackets are often used during orthodontic therapy of patients with malocclusion. The complex construction of such brackets greatly inhibits oral hygiene, which predisposes to increased carriage o...

    Authors: Kinga Grzegocka, Paweł Krzyściak, Anna Hille-Padalis, Jolanta E. Loster, Katarzyna Talaga-Ćwiertnia and Bartłomiej W. Loster

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:277

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Among several potential transmission sources in the spreading of the COVID-19, dental services have received a high volume of attention. Several reports, papers, guidelines, and suggestions have been released ...

    Authors: Morteza Banakar, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Dana Jafarpour, Sedigheh Moayedi, Mohammad Hasan Banakar and Ashkan MohammadSadeghi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:275

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The aim of this study was to analyze the root and canal morphology of the maxillary permanent first molars in an Emirati population using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT).

    Authors: Eman Al Mheiri, Jahanzeb Chaudhry, Salma Abdo, Rashid El Abed, Amar Hasan Khamis and Mohamed Jamal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:274

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The insertion of dental implants in the atrophic posterior maxilla can be a challenge. One option is to modify the residual native bone in preparation for proper, prosthetically-driven implant placement. The p...

    Authors: Luigi V. Stefanelli, Nicola Pranno, Francesca De Angelis, Silvia La Rosa, Antonella Polimeni and Stefano Di Carlo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:273

    Content type: Research article

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  15. General dentists are often the first healthcare professionals to see patients with orofacial pain (OFP). OFP conditions associated with the temporomandibular joint are often confused with dentoalveolar disorde...

    Authors: Haila A. Al-Huraishi, Dalia E. Meisha, Wafa A. Algheriri, Wejdan F. Alasmari, Abdulmalik S. Alsuhaim and Amal A. Al-Khotani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:272

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Fully adjustable articulators and pantographs record and reproduce individual mandibular movements. Although these instruments are accurate, they are operator-dependant and time-consuming. Pantographic recordi...

    Authors: Massimo Carossa, Davide Cavagnetto, Paola Ceruti, Federico Mussano and Stefano Carossa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:271

    Content type: Technical advance

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  17. Despite the integral role of cephalometric analysis in orthodontics, there have been limitations regarding the reliability, accuracy, etc. of cephalometric landmarks tracing. Attempts on developing automatic p...

    Authors: Jeong-Hoon Lee, Hee-Jin Yu, Min-ji Kim, Jin-Woo Kim and Jongeun Choi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:270

    Content type: Research article

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  18. As the member of erbium laser family, Erbium, Chromium: Yttrium Scandium Gallium Garnet (Er,Cr:YSGG) has obtained the approval for caries removal and cavity preparation by Food and Drug Administration (FDA). H...

    Authors: Yali Zhang, Wenfei Chen, Jinrui Zhang and Yanhui Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:269

    Content type: Research article

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  19. DNA base identification is a proper and high specificity method. However, identification could be challenged in a situation where there is no database or the DNA sequence is almost identical, as in the case of...

    Authors: Botond Simon, Laura Lipták, Klaudia Lipták, Ádám Domonkos Tárnoki, Dávid László Tárnoki, Dóra Melicher and János Vág

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:268

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The etiology of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) can be explained on the basis of a biopsychosocial model. However, psychosocial assessment is challenging in daily dental practice. The purpose of the current ...

    Authors: Tamara Günther, Oliver Schierz, Sebastian Hahnel and Angelika Rauch

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:267

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Intraoral scans (IOS) provide three-dimensional images with approximate true colors representing a possible tool in teledentistry for remote examination. The aim of the present cross-sectional validation study...

    Authors: Sabrina Steinmeier, Daniel Wiedemeier, Christoph H. F. Hämmerle and Sven Mühlemann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:266

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Dental caries of deciduous teeth (Early Childhood Caries, ECC) has become a crucial oral health problem over the decades in China. The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and severity of ECC among ...

    Authors: Jianbo Li, Weihua Fan, Yueshan Zhou, Linmei Wu, Wei Liu and Shaohong Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:265

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The periodontal healing distal to the mandibular second molar (M2M) after coronectomy of the M3M has shown controversial results. We aimed to combine a digital method with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) ...

    Authors: Z. Y. Yan, Y. Tan, X. Y. Xie, W. He, C. B. Guo and N. H. Cui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:264

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The literature has not yet validated the use of intraoral scanners (IOSs) for full-arch (FA) implant impression. Hence, the aim of this in vitro study was to assess and compare the trueness of 12 different IOS...

    Authors: Francesco Guido Mangano, Oleg Admakin, Matteo Bonacina, Henriette Lerner, Vygandas Rutkunas and Carlo Mangano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:263

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Tooth impaction is a common problem in orthodontic practice and in some cases accompanied by pain and pathological changes of surrounding teeth. Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying t...

    Authors: Ludmila Brodetska, Larysa Natrus, Olha Lisakovska, Olexandr Kaniura, Liudmyla Iakovenko, Irina Skrypnyk and Petro Flis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:261

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) is a growing health problem, and its treatment is a challenge. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate and compare the perceptions, knowledge, and clinical exper...

    Authors: Clara Serna-Muñoz, Yolanda Martínez-Beneyto, Amparo Pérez-Silva, Andrea Poza-Pascual, Francisco Javier Ibáñez-López and Antonio José Ortiz-Ruiz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:260

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Despite evidence that Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) can be effective in managing carious lesions in primary teeth, the use of SDF in the UK remains limited. This study explored dental professionals’ views and ...

    Authors: Nassar Seifo, Heather Cassie, John Radford and Nicola Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:257

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Orthodontically-induced root resorption is an iatrogenic effect and it cannot be examined regularly due to the harmful effects of sequential doses of radiation with more frequent radiography. This study aims t...

    Authors: Farah Amirah Mohd Nasri, Shahrul Hisham Zainal Ariffin, Saiful Anuar Karsani and Rohaya Megat Abdul Wahab

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:256

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Dental bleaching in traditional concentrations generates greater sensitivity. In this respect, new systems of lower concentration of hydrogen peroxide for tooth bleaching appeared, with color stability unknown...

    Authors: J. Estay, P. Angel, C. Bersezio, M. Tonetto, G. Jorquera, M. Peña and E. Fernández

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:255

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The Oral Health Impact Profile-14 (OHIP-14) questionnaire assesses quality of life related to people’s perception of oral disorders on their well-being. However, a translated and validated Danish version of OH...

    Authors: Arwa Gera, Paolo M. Cattaneo and Marie A. Cornelis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:254

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Understanding the anatomical morphology of the root canal is key for successful root canal treatment. The aims of this case presentation are to report a unique case of root canal treatment involving five root ...

    Authors: Ming Zhang, Jian Xie, Yan-huang Wang and Yan Feng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:253

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Virtual implant planning systems integrate (cone beam-) computed tomography data to assess bone quantity and virtual models for the design of the implant-retained prosthesis and drill guides. Five commercially...

    Authors: Florian Kernen, Jaap Kramer, Laura Wanner, Daniel Wismeijer, Katja Nelson and Tabea Flügge

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:251

    Content type: Review

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  33. This study aims to compare the percentage of dentin removed, instrumentation efficacy, root canal filling and load at fracture between contracted endodontic cavities, and traditional endodontic cavities on roo...

    Authors: Juan Xia, Weidong Wang, Zhengmao Li, Bingpeng Lin, Qian Zhang, Qianzhou Jiang and Xuechao Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:250

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Based on a national survey in 2015, people’s oral health behaviour (OHB) has not kept up with the pace of knowledge and attitudes in China after decades of oral health education (OHE). Thus, we need to improve...

    Authors: Mingming Li, Zhiwu Wu, Rui Zhang, Lei Lei, Siqi Ye, Ran Cheng and Tao Hu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:249

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Tibet, a region where average elevation is above 3500 m and socio-economic development is relatively lower, was not included in National Oral Health Survey over decades. The cross-sectional study aimed to inve...

    Authors: Lingxia Guan, Jing Guo, Jinghao Ban, Gang Li, Juan Tong, Aiyun Chuan, Tian Tian, Bing Han, Kun Xuan and Shengchao Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:248

    Content type: Research article

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

    Authors: Yalda Khosravi, Rala D. P. Kandukuri, Sara R. Palmer, Erin S. Gloag, Sergey M. Borisov, E. Michelle Starke, Marilyn T. Ward, Purnima Kumar, Dirk de Beer, Arjun Chennu and Paul Stoodley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:247

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Oral Health 2020 20:230

  37. Socioeconomic inequalities in tooth loss might be minimized or potentialized by the characteristics of the context where people live. We examined whether there is contextual variation in socioeconomic inequali...

    Authors: Raquel Conceição Ferreira, Maria Inês Barreiros Senna, Lorrany Gabriela Rodrigues, Fernanda Lamounier Campos, Andrea Eleuterio Barros Lima Martins and Ichiro Kawachi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:246

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Saliva plays a significant role in maintaining oral health and oral bacterial milieu. Difference in oxidative stress (OS) levels in saliva in conjunction with bacterial load between pregnant and non-pregnant w...

    Authors: Madhu Wagle, Purusotam Basnet, Åse Vartun, Tordis A. Trovik and Ganesh Acharya

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:245

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is considered one of the most painful illnesses known to medical practice. Little is known about TN in Ethiopia. Our study aimed to assess clinical characteristics, treatment, and ass...

    Authors: Biniyam Alemayehu Ayele, Abenet Tafesse Mengesha and Yared Zenebe Zewde

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:244

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Weissella cibaria CMU (oraCMU) has been commercially available in the market for several years as oral care probiotics. The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of oraCMU-containing tablets on periodontal ...

    Authors: Mi-Sun Kang, Dong-Suk Lee, Seung-Ah Lee, Myoung-Suk Kim and Seoul-Hee Nam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:243

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Radiotherapy, applied to the head and neck region, can cause radiation side effects such as reduction of saliva and radiation caries. The aim of this study was to perform an in vitro assessment of the effects ...

    Authors: Gülsüm Duruk, Burçin Acar and Öztun Temelli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:242

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Our aim was to determine if azithromycin therapy, as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP), decreases the number of pathobiontic subgingival plaque species and sites demonstrating pocket depth (PD) ≥ 5 ...

    Authors: Katarina Čuk, Katja Povšič, Suzana Milavec, Katja Seme and Rok Gašperšič

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:241

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the anesthetic effectiveness of a buccal infiltration technique combined with local massage (using 2% lidocaine) in the extraction of mandibular premolars to be utiliz...

    Authors: Firas A. Jamil, Huda Moutaz Asmael and Mohammed Yahya Al-Jarsha

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:239

    Content type: Research article

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