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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. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to assess the agreement between orthodontist’s and Chinese young adult’s self-perceived aesthetics, the normative treatment need based on the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN)...

    Authors: Ying Cai, Wulong Du, Feiou Lin, Shengjia Ye and Yanling Ye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:113

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Hereditary enamel defect diseases are regrouped under the name “Amelogenesis Imperfecta” (AIH). Both dentitions are affected. Clinical expression is heterogeneous and varies between patients. Mutations respons...

    Authors: Steve Toupenay, Benjamin Philippe Fournier, Marie-Cécile Manière, Chantal Ifi-Naulin, Ariane Berdal and Muriel de La Dure– Molla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:108

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic meta-analyses on caries detection methods should assist practitioners in their daily practice. However, conventional meta-analysis estimates may be inapplicable due to differences in test conduct, a...

    Authors: Falk Schwendicke, Karim Elhennawy, Osama El Shahawy, Reham Maher, Thais Gimenez, Fausto M. Mendes and Brian H. Willis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:105

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Bone necrosis of the jaw is a serious condition with a broad differential diagnosis of pathologies such as cutaneous histiocytosis, bone metastases or malignant tumours. In addition to the most common cause, m...

    Authors: Julia Luz, Daniel Zweifel, Martin Hüllner, Marco Bühler, Martin Rücker and Bernd Stadlinger

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:106

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to use three-dimensional datasets to identify associations between treatment for adult crowding, using Invisalign aligner and interproximal enamel reduction (IER), and changes in the ...

    Authors: Andreas Hellak, Nicola Schmidt, Michael Schauseil, Steffen Stein, Thomas Drechsler and Heike Maria Korbmacher-Steiner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:103

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Cases of diverticula of the buccal mucosa are extremely rare. Literature searches of databases such as PubMed/MEDLINE for this condition have revealed only 10 case reports. In this case report, we describe our...

    Authors: Akihiro Miyazaki, Sho Miyamoto, Hiromi Nakai, Koyo Nishiyama, Kei Tsuchihashi, Jun-ichi Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Ogi, Hironari Dehari, Tadashi Hasegawa and Hiroyoshi Hiratsuka

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:102

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Urease is an enzyme produced by plaque bacteria hydrolysing urea from saliva and gingival exudate into ammonia in order to regulate the pH in the dental biofilm. The aim of this study was to assess the urease ...

    Authors: Gunnar Dahlén, Haidar Hassan, Susanne Blomqvist and Anette Carlén

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:89

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and cigarette smoking are both risk factors for periodontal disease (PD). Previous research suggests that systemic inflammatory conditions and cigarette smoking may act in synergy, an...

    Authors: Márk Antal, Emese Battancs, Márta Bocskai, Gábor Braunitzer and László Kovács

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:82

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Dental calculi formation on dentures can worsen the oral cavity environment by complicating oral hygiene. However, few studies have investigated the effect of how patients use and manage their dentures, dentur...

    Authors: Keisuke Matsumura, Yuji Sato, Noboru Kitagawa, Toshiharu Shichita, Daisuke Kawata and Mariko Ishikawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:78

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Oral hygiene instruction is an intervention widely practiced but increased knowledge about oral health does not necessarily dramatically impact oral disease prevalence in populations. We aimed to measure plaqu...

    Authors: Felice Amoo-Achampong, David E. Vitunac, Kathleen Deeley, Adriana Modesto and Alexandre R. Vieira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:72

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial biofilms that develop on root surfaces outside apical foramens have been found to be associated with refractory periapical periodontitis. However, several other factors cause endodontic failures apar...

    Authors: Mikiyo Yamaguchi, Yuichiro Noiri, Yoshihiro Itoh, Shungo Komichi, Kyoko Yagi, Reo Uemura, Haruna Naruse, Saori Matsui, Nanako Kuriki, Mikako Hayashi and Shigeyuki Ebisu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:70

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  12. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to evaluate the survival rate of glass hybrid restorations placed under the atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) technique in first permanent molars affected by molar incisor hypomineralizat...

    Authors: Juliana de Aguiar Grossi, Renata Nunes Cabral, Ana Paula Dias Ribeiro and Soraya Coelho Leal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:65

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Iron disorder and abnormal expression of hepcidin play important roles in many diseases, but it is still unclear in chronic periodontitis (CP) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We aimed to assess ferritin a...

    Authors: Lin-Na Guo, Yan-Zong Yang and Yun-Zhi Feng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:63

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  14. Content type: Research article

    For periodontal treatment, the full mouth disinfection approach suggests disinfection of oral soft tissues, such as tongue and tonsils concomitant to scaling and root planning since patients might benefit from...

    Authors: V. N. Diener, A. Gay, M. B. Soyka, T. Attin, P. R. Schmidlin and P. Sahrmann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:62

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature to determine the sequelae of early extraction of compromised first permanent molars (FPMs) with regard to the skeletal and dental development o...

    Authors: Afnan M. Saber, Doua H. Altoukhi, Mariam F. Horaib, Azza A. El-Housseiny, Najlaa M. Alamoudi and Heba J. Sabbagh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:59

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Third molars are the most commonly impacted teeth, and their extraction is the most commonly performed procedure in oral and maxillofacial surgery. The aim of the present study is to describe the pattern of ma...

    Authors: Soukaina Ryalat, Saif Aldeen AlRyalat, Zaid Kassob, Yazan Hassona, Mohammad H. Al-Shayyab and Faleh Sawair

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:58

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.481 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.667 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.079 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.643 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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    805.0 Usage Factor

    Social Media Impact
    105 mentions

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