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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. 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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  2. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  9. 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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  10. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  21. 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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  22. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The lack of evidence for the effective management of carious lesions in children’s primary teeth has caused uncertainty for the dental profession and patients. Possible approaches include conventional and biol...

    Authors: Zoe Marshman, Jennifer E. Kettle, Richard D. Holmes, Kathryn B. Cunningham, Ruth Freeman, Barry J. Gibson, Elaine McColl, Anne Maguire, Gail V. A. Douglas, Janet E. Clarkson and Nicola P. T. Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:64

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Topical 0.12% chlorhexidine has been used widely to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. However, it is not approved for mucosal application in Japan. The aims...

    Authors: Shoma Tsuda, Sakiko Soutome, Saki Hayashida, Madoka Funahara, Souichi Yanamoto and Masahiro Umeda

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:62

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) known as gold standard treatment in managing periodontitis. The aim of this study was to investigate the response of NSPT in periodontitis subjects who were obese. Clini...

    Authors: Khairunnisa Md Tahir, Ainul Haliza Ab Malek, Rathna Devi Vaithilingam, Roslan Saub, Syarida Hasnur Safii, Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, Fathilah Abdul Razak, Aied M Alabsi and Nor Adinar Baharuddin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:52

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  28. The aim of our study was to perform a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis in order to investigate relationship between drug use and oral health.

    Authors: Mohsen Yazdanian, Bahram Armoon, Alireza Noroozi, Rasool Mohammadi, Amir-Hosein Bayat, Elahe Ahounbar, Peter Higgs, Hormoz Sanaei Nasab, Azadeh Bayani and Morteza Hemmat

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:44

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  29. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of ozonized water on pain, oedema and trismus after impacted third molar mandibular surgeries when compared to double distilled water. A randomized triple blind trial ...

    Authors: José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-de-Oliveira, Larissa Doalla Almeida e Silva, Saulo Gabriel Moreira Falci and Cássio Roberto Rocha dos Santos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:41

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  30. Previous genome-wide association studies have identified a link between the rs13041247 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the chromosome 20q12 locus and the development of the congenital malformation kn...

    Authors: Liheng Huang, Xinglong Liang, Yangzhan Ou, Shijie Tang and Yunpu He

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:39

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Perception of pain associated with intraoral radiography in pediatric patients was evaluated through statistical comparisons of data obtained using the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Raiting Scale (WBFPRS) and visual a...

    Authors: Serife Ozdemir, Aysenur Parlakyıldız Gokce and Tugba Unver

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:33

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  32. To report a case of type III dens invaginatus associated with peri-invagination periodontitis in an immature permanent mandibular central incisor with open apex, in which only the invagination area was treated...

    Authors: Ju-Kyung Lee, Jae Joon Hwang and Hyeon-Cheol Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:29

    Content type: Case report

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  33. Implantoplasty is an option in peri-implantitis treatment, but little is known about the effect on the soft tissue. The aim of the study was to characterize surface roughness following experimental implantopla...

    Authors: Mehrnaz Beheshti Maal, Stig Aanerød Ellingsen, Janne Elin Reseland and Anders Verket

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:25

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  34. Appropriate mechanical stimulation is essential for bone homeostasis in healthy periodontal tissues. While the osteogenesis and osteoclast differentiation of inflammatory periodontal ligament cells under diffe...

    Authors: Ru Jia, Yingjie Yi, Jie Liu, Dandan Pei, Bo Hu, Huanmeng Hao, Linyue Wu, Zhenzhen Wang, Xiao Luo and Yi Lu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:7

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  35. The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ (PedsQL™) Oral Health Scale was developed to measure oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). The aim of this study was to cross-culturally adapt the parent-report...

    Authors: Claudia Atala-Acevedo, Carlos Zaror, Gerardo Espinoza-Espinoza, Patricia Muñoz-Millán, Sergio Muñoz, María José Martínez-Zapata and Montse Ferrer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:6

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  36. This systematic review with meta-analyses sought to answer whether casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) provided a remineralizing benefit superior to that of nonintervention or placebo.

    Authors: Xueling Ma, Xuandong Lin, Tengfei Zhong and Fangfang Xie

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:295

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  37. In addition to visit purpose, one of the environmental factors that can cause anxiety prior to dental treatment includes the waiting room experience, specifically the amount of time spent awaiting treatment an...

    Authors: Avia Fux-Noy, Maayan Zohar, Karin Herzog, Aviv Shmueli, Elinor Halperson, Moti Moskovitz and Diana Ram

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:294

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Evidence of the cost-effectiveness of school-based first permanent molar sealants programs is not yet fully conclusive. The aim of this study was to determine the incremental cost-utility ratio (ICUR) of schoo...

    Authors: Gerardo Espinoza-Espinoza, Gilda Corsini, Rubén Rojas, Rodrigo Mariño and Carlos Zaror

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:293

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Xerostomia caused by radiation-induced salivary glands injury has a considerable impact on patients’ quality of life. Nowadays, the existed different methods of evaluating xerostomia in clinical practice there...

    Authors: Dai Shi, Jian-Jun Qian, Guo-Hua Fan, Jun-Kang Shen, Ye Tian and Liang Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:288

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  40. Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is an uncommon pathology that affects gingival or alveolar mucosa. Although PGCG can be associated with dental implants, little is known about this lesion and implant oss...

    Authors: Rafaela Carriço Porto Baesso, Maria Carolina de Lima Jacy Monteiro Barki, Rebeca de Souza Azevedo, Karla Bianca Fernandes da Costa Fontes, Débora Lima Pereira, Renata Tucci, Fábio Ramôa Pires and Bruna Lavinas Sayed Picciani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:283

    Content type: Case report

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  41. There seems to be no consensus on the prescription of prophylactic antibiotics in oral implant surgery. The Dutch Association of Oral Implantology (NVOI) guidelines do not include a clear policy on prophylacti...

    Authors: Fabio Rodríguez Sánchez, Iciar Arteagoitia, Carlos Rodríguez Andrés and Josef Bruers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:281

    Content type: Research article

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  42. A knowledge regarding anatomical variants is important to achieve success in endodontic treatment. Root canal treatment of mandibular first premolars (PM1 s) is challenging due to the existence of numerous var...

    Authors: Young-Eun Jang, Yemi Kim, BomSahn Kim, Sin-Young Kim and Hyung-Jong Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:272

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  43. There are conflicting opinions about the contribution of malocclusions to the development of dental caries and periodontal disease. This study’s aim was to determine the association between specific malocclusi...

    Authors: Kikelomo Adebanke Kolawole and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:262

    Content type: Research article

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