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Clinical oral healthcare research

Section edited by Anton Sculean and Alpdogan Kantarci

This section looks to publish studies done in a clinical setting that evaluate either existing or new treatments or preventative techniques for oral disease; randomised clinical trials and systematic reviews are especially encouraged

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  1. Dental staff were characterized with the tolerance of enduring stress and they are at a high risk to respiratory infectious disease. This study compared the anxiety level of the frontline dental staff (FDS) t...

    Authors: Suli Zhao, Jing Cao, Rongcan Sun, Lin Zhang and Beibei Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:342

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The successful outcome of endodontic treatment depends on controlling the intra-radicular microbial biofilm by effective instrumentation and disinfection using various irrigants and intracanal medicaments. Ins...

    Authors: Abhishek Parolia, Haresh Kumar, Srinivasan Ramamurthy, Fabian Davamani and Allan Pau

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:339

    Content type: Research article

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  3. To determine the validity of maternal reports of the presence of early childhood caries (ECC), and to identify maternal variables that increase the accuracy of the reports.

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Peter Alimi, Micheal O. Alade, Maha El Tantawi, Abiola A. Adeniyi and Tracy L. Finlayson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:336

    Content type: Research article

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  4. This study aimed to assess the impact of periodontitis (PD) on the health related quality of life (HRQoL) and oral health related QoL (OHRQoL) of subjects with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and PD.

    Authors: Philip Sheng Hui Han, Roslan Saub, Nor Adinar Baharuddin, Sargunan Sockalingam, Peter Mark Bartold and Rathna Devi Vaithilingam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:332

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Various antibiotics and analgesics have been reported to interact with warfarin. Reports that investigate the effects of medication taken for just a few days during tooth extraction on the prothrombin time-int...

    Authors: Eiji Iwata, Akira Tachibana, Junya Kusumoto, Naoki Takata, Takumi Hasegawa and Masaya Akashi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:331

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Proper oxygen balance in the dental pulp is essential for cell metabolism. Angiogenesis in the pulp is a constant process during the life of the tooth. Hypoxia indicators in a tissue, such as HIF-1α, as well a...

    Authors: Javier Caviedes-Bucheli, Luis F. Lopez-Moncayo, Hernan Dario Muñoz-Alvear, Francisco Hernandez-Acosta, Melissa Pantoja-Mora, Angie S. Rodriguez–Guerrero, Alexander López–Ordoñez, Luis E. Díaz, Jose Francisco Gomez-Sosa and Hugo R. Munoz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:324

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) and the Hall Technique (HT) are both minimally invasive, non-aerosol generating procedures (non-AGPs). They seem to have never been directly compared, nor has the HT been...

    Authors: Mariana Pinheiro Araujo, Nicola Patricia Innes, Clarissa Calil Bonifácio, Daniela Hesse, Isabel Cristina Olegário, Fausto Medeiros Mendes and Daniela Prócida Raggio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:318

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The assessment of restored teeth in dentistry remains a challenge, mainly related to the detection of caries around restorations. There is a diversity of clinical criteria available to assess the caries lesion...

    Authors: Cácia Signori, Bruna Lorena Pereira Moro, Juliana Lays Stolfo Uehara, Vitor Henrique Digmayer Romero, Elenara Ferreira de Oliveira, Mariana Minatel Braga, Fausto Medeiros Mendes and Maximiliano Sérgio Cenci

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:317

    Content type: Study protocol

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  9. Increased levels of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) as a tumor marker have been reported in malignant and some premalignant oral lesions such as oral lichen planus (OLP) and oral lichenoid reactions (OLRs). This s...

    Authors: Narges Gholizadeh, Maryam Alipanahi Ramandi, Maziar Motiee-Langroudi, Mehrdad Jafari, Hadi Sharouny and Nafiseh Sheykhbahaei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:314

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Providing restorations to anterior teeth in children is a challenging task due to the need for high esthetics, strength, and durability. This study was done to compare prefabricated primary zirconia with resin...

    Authors: Sumer M. Alaki, Bashaer S. Abdulhadi, Medhat A. AbdElBaki and Najlaa M. Alamoudi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:313

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Recent years have witnessed a remarkable evolution of clear aligner technology and clear aligners are becoming more and more versatile in treating orthodontic patients. The aim of this study was to develop an ...

    Authors: Hu Long, Zhouqiang Wu, Xinyu Yan, Qingxuan Wang, Lu Liu, Yan Wang, Fan Jian, Lina Liao, Xiaolong Li and Wenli Lai

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:312

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is an especially rare, low-grade malignant vascular tumor that, according to WHO classification, is described as locally aggressive tumor with possible metastasis and mak...

    Authors: Gintaras Januzis, Dovydas Sakalys, Martynas Mantas Krukis and Dmitrij Seinin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:309

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of 1- to 6-year-old children who underwent general anesthesia (GA) in a German specialized pediatric dental institution between 2002 and 2011, and to evalu...

    Authors: Katrin Bekes, Antonia Steuber, Nadia Challakh, Jana Schmidt, Rainer Haak, Valentina Hraský and Dirk Ziebolz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:307

    Content type: Research article

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  14. It has been demonstrated in non-oral tissues that the locally evoked vasoconstriction could elicit remote vasoconstriction. This study aimed to investigate the spreading vasoconstrictor effects of epinephrine ...

    Authors: János Vág, Bernadett Gánti, Barbara Mikecs, Enikő Szabó, Bálint Molnár and Zsolt Lohinai

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:305

    Content type: Research article

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  15. This study aimed to compare the efficacies of experimental toothpastes containing functionalized tricalcium phosphate (fTCP) with and without fluoride for in vitro enamel remineralization under pH-cycling cond...

    Authors: Hidenori Hamba, Keiki Nakamura, Toru Nikaido, Junji Tagami and Takashi Muramatsu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:292

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Resuming regular clinical activities at dental premises after the COVID-19 lockdown period or post COVID-19 is likely to be a challenge for all dental institutes. When returning to the dental practice or train...

    Authors: Sausan Al Kawas, Natheer Al-Rawi, Wael Talaat, Zaid Hamdoon, Basheer Salman, Saad Al Bayatti, Waseem Jerjes and A. B. Rani Samsudin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:291

    Content type: Review

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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

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  26. 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

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  27. 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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  28. 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

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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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

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  33. An orthodontic device that moves teeth with pulsating force was invented and underwent a single center, controlled, clinical trial to test its safety and efficacy for treatment. The device has a custom-made th...

    Authors: Jue Wang, Ejvis Lamani, Terpsithea Christou, Peng Li and Chung How Kau

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:238

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a highly prevalent oral mucosal disease. The management of RAS is quite challenging, and as yet, there is no definitive cure. The present systematic review and meta-analy...

    Authors: Sadeq Ali Al-Maweri, Esam Halboub, Sajna Ashraf, Ahmed Y. Alqutaibi, Nashwan Mohammed Qaid, Kamila Yahya and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:231

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Fungal infections associated with the use of dentures, like denture stomatitis, are difficult to prevent and treat. This in situ study aimed to investigate the efficacy of cinnamaldehyde for the disinfection o...

    Authors: Marco Antônio Lavorato de Almeida, André Ulisses Dantas Batista, Maria Rejane Cruz de Araújo, Vanessa Fabiana Dei Santi de Almeida, Paulo Rogério Ferreti Bonan, Danielle Nóbrega Alves, Tereza Karla Vieira Lopes da Costa, Diego Figueiredo Nóbrega and Ricardo Dias de Castro

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:223

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Non-carious cervical lesions (NCCLs) have shown a significant incidence and prevalence and have been increasingly associated with people’s lifestyles and youths. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine t...

    Authors: Tamea Lacerda Monteiro Medeiros, Sheila Cristina Almeida Neves Mutran, Daybelis González Espinosa, Kelson do Carmo Freitas Faial, Helder Henrique Costa Pinheiro and Roberta Souza D’Almeida Couto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:215

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Nephrotic syndrome is one of the chronic illnesses in the pediatric age group. The aim of this study was to assess the oral health of patients with steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (iNS).

    Authors: Urszula Kaczmarek, Alina Wrzyszcz-Kowalczyk, Katarzyna Jankowska, Katarzyna Prościak, Monika Mysiak-Dębska, Iwona Przywitowska and Irena Makulska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:213

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common lesion that affects the oral mucosa. There are several methods to treat RAS, including systemic and topical formulations. This study was conducted to evaluate th...

    Authors: Anahita Ghorbani, Jafar Akbari, Maryam Boorboor, Zahra Nekoukar and Gohar Eslami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:212

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The objective of this randomized clinical trial was to evaluate Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) effectiveness in spontaneous and chewing pain reduction following initial orthodontic archwire placement.

    Authors: Mohammad Moaffak A. AlSayed Hasan, Kinda Sultan, Mowaffak Ajaj, Iva Voborná and Omar Hamadah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:209

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  40. This study aimed to describe some of the characteristics of the inhabitants of Beijing with oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) who had received treatment at the Stomatology Hospital of Pekin...

    Authors: Xue-Xiao Bai, Jie Zhang and Li Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:208

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  41. The aim of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcome of revascularization therapy in traumatized permanent incisors to determine whether this approach could be implement...

    Authors: Carolina W. Mittmann, Eckehard Kostka, Husam Ballout, Mareike Preus, Robert Preissner, Murat Karaman and Saskia Preissner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:207

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  42. Necrotizing sialometaplasia (NSM) is an extremely rare benign lesion with an uncertain pathogenesis. The differential diagnosis of this lesion is challenging due to little familiarity with this entity and hist...

    Authors: Sun Ah. Shin, Hee Young Na, Ji Young Choe, Seung-No Hong, Ho Lee, Sunwon Park and Ji Eun Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:206

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  43. This systematic review of randomized clinical trials aimed to evaluate the available evidence regarding the efficacy of propolis-based mouthwash on dental plaque and gingival inflammation.

    Authors: Esam Halboub, Sadeq A. Al-Maweri, Mohammed Al-Wesabi, Ahlam Al-Kamel, Anas Shamala, Amani Al-Sharani and Pradeep Koppolu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:198

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  44. The aim of this study was to evaluate chemosensory function and oral disorders in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) and to compare these findings with those of age- and gender-matched healthy cont...

    Authors: Mirjana Šijan Gobeljić, Vera Milić, Nada Pejnović and Nemanja Damjanov

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:187

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Late diagnosis of a salivary fistula increases the risk of wound infection and scarring. The purpose of the present study was to identify a quantitative predictor of postoperative salivary fistula for cases tr...

    Authors: Yusheng Lu, Shijian Zhang, Canbang Peng, Wenyi Yang, Chenping Zhang and Zhenhu Ren

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:184

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