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Correction to: Pattern of dental needs and advice on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia

The Original Article was published on 17 September 2021

Correction to: BMC Oral Health (2021) 21:456 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12903-021-01825-4


After publication of the original article [1], an error was identified in the first paragraph of ‘Search Strategy’ section:


The paragraph currently reads:


Eight independent searches based on dentistry related keywords: [“نانسأ “teeth, “نانسا “teeth,” نونس “teeth, “ةثللا”,gingiva” ةثل”,molar” سرض”,molars” سورض” gingiva, “مف “mouth] were carried out on the 22nd of December 2020. […].


Terefore, the data were fltered to include tweets that have any of the following terms in their location ["يدوعس ", "SA”, "KSA"]. As a result, the amount of data decreased to 8 K and 12 K tweets from 2019 and 2020, respectively.


The paragraph should read:


Eight independent searches based on dentistry related keywords: [“أسنان” teeth, “اسنان” teeth,” سنون” teeth, “ضروس” molars, “ضرس” molar, “لثة” gingiva, “اللثة” gingiva, “فم” mouth] were carried out on the 22nd of December 2020. […].


Therefore, the data were filtered to include tweets that have any of the following terms in their location ["سعودي", "SA”, "KSA"]. As a result, the amount of data decreased to 8 K and 12 K tweets from 2019 and 2020, respectively.


The original article has been corrected.

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    Al-Khalifa, et al. BMC oral health 2021;21:456. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12903-021-01825-4

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Al-Khalifa, K.S., Bakhurji, E., Halawany, H.S. et al. Correction to: Pattern of dental needs and advice on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia. BMC Oral Health 21, 486 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12903-021-01842-3

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