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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. (−)-Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) as green tea catechins possessed antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects on periodontal disease. This study was designed to evaluate the clinical and microbiological ef...

    Authors: Yanfeng Wang, Jiajun Zeng, Qiao Yuan and Qingxian Luan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:79

    Content type: Research article

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  2. It is advisable to clean the palate and tongue thoroughly during oral care to protect against nosocomial infections. However, improper cleaning may cause nausea. To date, no robust data are available regarding...

    Authors: Yang Cheng, Yu-feng Zhou, Ya-ping Ding, Ying Xing, Enfang Shan and Hang Sun

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:67

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Complete tooth losses are still being major problems which resulted in lesser quality of life especially for elderly patients. However, there are still lack of questionnaire to evaluate the treatment outcome f...

    Authors: Sahaprom Namano and Orapin Komin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:56

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Preservation of the interdental papilla is an essential part of the functional and esthetic rehabilitation of dental treatment. It has been described that thicker gingival tissues are more resistant to recessi...

    Authors: Šimon Belák, Radovan Žižka, Martin Starosta, Jana Zapletalová, Jiří Šedý and Michal Štefanatný

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:43

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The maxillary anterior teeth play a crucial role in smile aesthetics. Previous studies regarding the importance of maxillary lateral incisors for smile aesthetics concentrated on their size, incisor edge level...

    Authors: Xue Jiang, Zhiwei Cao, Yang Yao, Zhihe Zhao and Wen Liao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:42

    Content type: Research article

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  6. This study aimed to assess the effect of a 980-nm diode laser following chemomechanical root canal preparation on the severity of post-operative pain (PP) after root canal treatment (RCT).

    Authors: Tuna Kaplan, Güzide Pelin Sezgin and Sema Sönmez Kaplan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:41

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The systemic inflammatory response and nutritional status of patients with malignant tumors are related to postoperative results. We examined the usefulness of the prognostic nutritional index (PNI) as a progn...

    Authors: Atsushi Abe, Hiroki Hayashi, Takanori Ishihama and Hiroshi Furuta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:40

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Adhesive restorations allow a conservative approach to caries management and are increasingly used as a restorative option in pediatric dentistry. Placement can be difficult in children because of the cooperat...

    Authors: António H. S. Delgado, Hasan Jamal, Anne Young and Paul Ashley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:33

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Patients using antiplatelet drugs following infarctions, acute coronary syndrome or stroke pose a significant clinical problem if it is necessary to perform surgery, including dental surgery, since they are at...

    Authors: Bogumił Lewandowski, Aleksander Myszka, Małgorzata Migut, Ewelina Czenczek-Lewandowska and Robert Brodowski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:31

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Implant survival and implant success (freedom of biologic complications) are important factors in assessing the success of implant therapy. However, these factors are not the only determinants. Patients’ satis...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Daniel Bäumer, Ann-Kathrin Ozga, Gerd Körner and Amelie Bäumer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:30

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Orthodontic treatment may result in undesirable side effects, such as root resorption and a decrease in the size of the pulp tissue which could be associated with the duration of the orthodontic treatment. Pie...

    Authors: Abdulkarim A. Hatrom, Mohammed S. Howait, Khalid H. Zawawi, Ghassan A. Al-Turki, Reem A. Alansari, Nouf F. Almehayawi, Sarah H. Alammari, Raghda A. Mohammed and Ali H. Hassan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:28

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The prognosis of replantation of an avulsed tooth is affected by the first aid management in the first 15 min after traumatic incident. Knowledge of the optimal management is crucial to successful replantation...

    Authors: Nancy Al Zaher and Mayssoon Dashash

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:24

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The mandibular opening path movements have different directions according to the craniofacial morphology of the patient but always downward and backward, therefore increasing the collapse of the upper airway. ...

    Authors: P. Mayoral Sanz, M. Garcia Reyes, A. Bataller Torras, J. A. Cabrera Castillo and M. O. Lagravère Vich

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:19

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Disturbances in the levels of serum constituents occurring in chronic renal diseases can be reflected in the saliva composition. The aim of this study was to assess some selected salivary components in childre...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:17

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  15. Previous studies have reported the efficacy and safety of intravenous (IV) iron therapy during the perioperative period as an alternative and adjunct to allogeneic blood transfusion. Preemptive IV iron therapy...

    Authors: Min Suk Chae, Mihyun Lee, Min Ho Choi, Je Uk Park, Misun Park, Young Hoon Kim, Hoon Choi, Jin Joo and Young Eun Moon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:16

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The dentin is a tissue, which is formed by odontoblasts at the pulp interface of the teeth that supports the enamel. Odontoblasts, the cranial neural crest cells are derived from ectodermal mesenchymal stem ce...

    Authors: Young-Bum Son, Young-Hoon Kang, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Si-Jung Jang, Dinesh Bharti, Sung-Lim Lee, Byeong-Gyun Jeon, Bong-Wook Park and Gyu-Jin Rho

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:15

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Clinical trials and laboratory studies from around the world have shown that GC Tooth Mousse Plus® (TMP) is effective in protecting teeth from tooth decay and erosion, buffering dental plaque pH, remineralising w...

    Authors: Alexandra Sbaraini, Geoffrey G. Adams and Eric C. Reynolds

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:14

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The aim of this triple-blind placebo-controlled parallel-arm randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the clinical effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus SP1 or azithromycin as an adjunct to scaling and root planing...

    Authors: Alicia Morales, Rafael Contador, Joel Bravo, Paola Carvajal, Nora Silva, Franz-Josef Strauss and Jorge Gamonal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:12

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Health problems of premature infants can affect both general and oral health. The enamel defects, poor dietary and oral hygiene habits may predispose these children to dental caries. This study was conducted t...

    Authors: Romana Koberova, Vladimira Radochova, Jana Zemankova, Lenka Ryskova, Zdeněk Broukal and Vlasta Merglova

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:11

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) is an inherited disorder clinically characterized by ketoacidosis, seizures, coma, psychomotor delay, and intellectual disability. The treatment requires a life-long protein-re...

    Authors: Elif Ballikaya, Yılmaz Yildiz, Nagihan Koç, Ayşegül Tokatli, Meryem Uzamis Tekcicek and Hatice Serap Sivri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:8

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Coronary atherosclerosis and periodontal disease, due to their prevalence, are a serious epidemiological problem. Pathophysiological evidence points to their possible common inflammatory etiopathological backg...

    Authors: Agnieszka Wojtkowska, Tomasz Zapolski, Joanna Wysokińska-Miszczuk and Andrzej P. Wysokiński

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:5

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The careful preoperative oral assessment may be useful for safe surgery under general anesthesia. The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of periodontitis in patients with malignant digestive...

    Authors: Shinpei Matsuda, Takanori Goi, Yoshio Yoshida and Hitoshi Yoshimura

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:3

    Content type: Research article

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  23. HIV infection is associated to different oral manifestations (including periodontal diseases), which have decreased with the advent of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Yet, the occurrence of periodontitis is stil...

    Authors: Joseph Fokam, Buolikeze Kuoh Nji Geh, Samuel Martin Sosso, Desire Takou, Ezechiel Semengue Ngufack, Alex Durand Nka, Anne-Cecile Z.-K. Bissek, David Mindja Eko and Alexis Ndjolo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:359

    Content type: Research article

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  24. In this cross-sectional study we investigated the oral mucosal changes in a middle-aged Finnish population. We analyzed the prevalence of potentially malignant disorders and the influence of smoking, snuff and...

    Authors: Ulla-Maija Oivio, Paula Pesonen, Merja Ylipalosaari, Arja Kullaa and Tuula Salo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:357

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The abrasion behavior of various ceramics is rarely investigated, though it is relevant for the clinical success of such restorations. The aim of this in vivo study was to evaluate the wear of feldspathic-cera...

    Authors: Ragai-Edward Matta, Constantin Motel, Elena Kirchner, Simon Paul Stelzer, Werner Adler, Manfred Wichmann and Lara Berger

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:345

    Content type: Research article

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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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

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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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