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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. 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

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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

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  9. 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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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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

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  22. 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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  23. Facial esthetics is a major concern of orthodontic patients. This study aims to evaluate orthodontic treatment-related thickness changes of the masseter muscles and surrounding soft tissues and the potential f...

    Authors: Yichen Pan, Si Chen, Linhui Shen, Yuru Pei, Yungeng Zhang and Tianmin Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:181

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  24. The study was aiming to optimize excessive gum chewing as an experimental model to induce jaw muscle pain and fatigue similar to those in painful TMDs with durations that would allow immediate investigations o...

    Authors: Samaa Al Sayegh, Ioanna Vasilatou, Abhishek Kumar, Ceva Al Barwari, Lars Fredriksson, Anastasios Grigoriadis and Nikolaos Christidis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:179

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  25. Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) could occur or intensify after non-surgical periodontal therapy because of the exposure of dentine tubules, but currently no gold standard exists to treat DH. It has been demonstr...

    Authors: Pei-Hui Ding, Anna Dai, Hua-Jiao Hu, Jia-Ping Huang, Jia-Mei Liu and Li-Li Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:170

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  26. Vinegar has been recognized as an effective antimicrobial agent for long. This study intended to elucidate the effect of commercially available vinegar on in situ pellicle formation and existing 24-h biofilms.

    Authors: Yong Liu and Matthias Hannig

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:167

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  27. Bacterial biofilms adhere to all tissues and surfaces in the oral cavity. Oral biofilms are responsible for the decay of human dental structures and the inflammatory degeneration of the alveolar bone. Moreover...

    Authors: Alexander-Simon Engel, Hagen Tizian Kranz, Marvin Schneider, Jan Peter Tietze, Andree Piwowarcyk, Thorsten Kuzius, Wolfgang Arnold and Ella A. Naumova

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:162

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  28. The use of silver-formulation as microbicide to arrest dentinal caries is gaining popularity. The primary objective of the present appraisal was to systematically review the clinical (in vivo) applications and...

    Authors: Kausar Sadia Fakhruddin, Hiroshi Egusa, Hien Chi Ngo, Chamila Panduwawala, Siripen Pesee and Lakshman Perera Samaranayake

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:160

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  29. Pericoronal radiolucent lesions are a common radiographic finding, but it is rare that they occur in multiple forms. Multiple calcifying hyperplastic dental follicles (MCHDF) are entities with few cases descri...

    Authors: Israel Guardado-Luevanos, Anna Jazmine Haro, Marisol Godínez-Rubí, Jorge Alejandro Puente-de los Santos, Jaime Aguirre-Macías, Diana Paloma Soltero-Chávez, Miguel Padilla-Rosas and Mario Nava-Villalba

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:159

    Content type: Case report

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  30. Dental anxiety is a condition associated with avoidance of dental treatment and increased medical and surgical risks. This systematic review aims to summarize available evidence on conscious sedation technique...

    Authors: Matteo Melini, Andrea Forni, Francesco Cavallin, Matteo Parotto and Gastone Zanette

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:155

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  31. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammation of the tooth supporting structures that finally can lead to tooth loss. As chronic periodontitis is associated with systemic diseases multiple approaches have been follo...

    Authors: Franziska Koch, Nina Meyer, Silvio Valdec, Ronald E. Jung and Stephanie H. Mathes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:148

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  32. Periodontitis is microbially-associated, host-mediated inflammatory condition that results in loss of periodontal attachment. The goals of periodontal therapy include arresting the disease progression, establi...

    Authors: Egle Ramanauskaite and Vita Machiulskiene

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:143

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  33. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play an important role in tooth formation and the mineralization of dental tissue. The aim of the study was to analyse Czech children with primary/permanent dentition polymorph...

    Authors: Petra Borilova Linhartova, Tereza Deissova, Martina Kukletova and Lydie Izakovicova Holla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:138

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  34. To assess the change of the Schneider membrane thickness measured by CBCT before and after root canal treatment, retreatment and pulp capping procedures.

    Authors: Thera Van Den Munckhof, Shanon Patel, Garrit Koller, Erwin Berkhout, Francesco Mannocci and Federico Foschi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:133

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  35. Oral lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease which is considered as a potential precancerous condition. Numerous studies have confirmed that inflammation is a strong risk factor for cancer development....

    Authors: Nermine Raouf Amin, Nermin Yussif and Enji Ahmed

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:129

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  36. Treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances has been associated with significant biofilm accumulation, thus putting patients at a higher risk of oral health deterioration. The use of probiotics has been propos...

    Authors: Riham Hadj-Hamou, Abiola C. Senok, Athanasios E. Athanasiou and Eleftherios G. Kaklamanos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:126

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  37. This pilot study was part of a larger study which compared the effect of subgingival air-polishing using trehalose powder with sonic scaling on clinical parameters during supportive periodontal therapy. Within...

    Authors: Anne B. Kruse, Rabie Maamar, Dodji L. Akakpo, Johan P. Woelber, Annette Wittmer, Kirstin Vach, Petra Ratka-Krüger and Ali Al-Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:123

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  38. A novel sodium fluoride toothpaste containing lactate ion and polyvinylmethylether-maleic anhydride has been developed to promote enamel remineralisation and resistance to demineralisation. In this in situ stu...

    Authors: Jonathan E. Creeth, Gary R. Burnett, Audrey Souverain, Paola Gomez-Pereira, Domenick T. Zero, Frank Lippert and Anderson T. Hara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:118

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  39. The biologic width is defined as the coronal dimension to the alveolar bone that is occupied by healthy gingival tissue. The objective of the present study was to correlate radiographic findings of biologic wi...

    Authors: Bruna Almeida Silva Carvalho, César Augusto Barroso Duarte, Jaciara Fagundes Silva, Walter Winícius da Silva Batista, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-de-Oliveira, Evandro Silveira de Oliveira, Luana de Goés Soares, Endi Lanza Galvão, Gabriela Rocha-Gomes, José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Patrícia Furtado Gonçalves and Olga Dumont Flecha

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:116

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  40. Increased tooth mobility persists after fixed orthodontic appliance removal, which is therapeutically utilized for post-treatment finishing with positioners. As such a fine adjustment is only required for sele...

    Authors: L. Keilig, J. Goedecke, C. Bourauel, N. Daratsianos, C. Dirk, A. Jäger and A. Konermann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:114

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  41. Supernumerary teeth (ST) is defined as an additional number of teeth compared to the normal dental formula. The prevalence rate of ST varies from 0.5 to 3.8% in the permanent dentition. When ST located distal ...

    Authors: An Lao, Siyuan Bi, Haoran Cheng, Tiehan Lai, Shengbin Huang and Shufan Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:112

    Content type: Case report

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  42. Endodontic diseases, such as apical periodontitis, communicate with periodontitis and mutually exacerbate them. However, it remains unclear whether pulp condition is a risk factor for periodontal disease. The ...

    Authors: Tomotaka Kato, Natsuki Fujiwara, Ryutaro Kuraji and Yukihiro Numabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:109

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  43. Parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) plays an important role in many physiological processes, including bone regeneration. The function of PTHrP is similar to PTH. It promotes osteogenic differentiation...

    Authors: Mi-Ra Kim, Sung-Hyeon Choi, Bin-Na Lee, Kyung-San Min and Yun-Chan Hwang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:101

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  44. The decision to initiate dialysis treatment via haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) often involves the consideration of complex factors and remains a matter of debate. The purpose of this study was ...

    Authors: Bojana Križan Smojver, Karmela Altabas, Mladen Knotek, Nikolina Bašić Jukić and Andrej Aurer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:95

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