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BMC Oral Health

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

    Chlorhexidine is the gold standard of dental plaque prevention. The aim of the present study was to compare the plaque and gingivitis inhibiting effect of commercial products containing 0.2%, 0.12% and 0.06% c...

    Authors: Maliha Haydari, Ayse Gul Bardakci, Odd Carsten Koldsland, Anne Merete Aass, Leiv Sandvik and Hans R. Preus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:118

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects 15–25% of children and adolescents in the United States. The diagnosis of GERD in children is complex as reported symptoms or symptom profiles have been found to ...

    Authors: Lynn Roosa Friesen, Brenda Bohaty, Robin Onikul, Mary P. Walker, Caren Abraham, Karen B. Williams, Jose T. Cocjin, Eileen L. Cocjin and Craig A. Friesen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:116

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  3. Content type: Research article

    To examine if patients with oral lichen planus, oral lichenoid lesions and generalised stomatitis and concomitant contact allergy have more frequent and severe xerostomia, lower unstimulated and chewing-stimul...

    Authors: Kristine Roen Larsen, Jeanne Duus Johansen, Jesper Reibel, Claus Zachariae, Kasper Rosing and Anne Marie Lynge Pedersen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:103

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  4. Content type: Research article

    In endodontic therapy, continuous rotary instrumentation reduced debris compared to reciprocal instrumentation, which might affect the incidence of post-endodontic pain (PP). The aim of our study was to assess...

    Authors: Xiao-Mei Hou, Zheng Su and Ben-Xiang Hou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:86

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Fixed orthodontic appliances render teeth cleaning arduous, thus when orthodontic treatment is associated with inadequate oral hygiene practice, development of white spot lesions (WSLs) imposes a significant r...

    Authors: Maha Kamal Eltayeb, Yahia Eltayeb Ibrahim, Ikhlas Ali El Karim and Nada Mirghani Sanhouri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:88

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Studies have demonstrated that periodontal disease is associated with the development of systemic complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The purpose of this pilot study was to investig...

    Authors: Joichiro Hayashi, Akihiko Hasegawa, Kohei Hayashi, Takafumi Suzuki, Makiko Ishii, Hideharu Otsuka, Kazuhiro Yatabe, Seiichi Goto, Junichi Tatsumi and Kitetsu Shin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:77

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The objectives were to: (1) quantify patient satisfaction with treatment for early dental caries overall, and according to whether or not (2a) the patient received invasive treatment; (2b) was high-risk for de...

    Authors: Sonya T. Mitchell, Ellen Funkhouser, Valeria V. Gordan, Joseph L. Riley III, Sonia K. Makhija, Mark S. Litaker and Gregg H. Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:70

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to analyse intraoral neurophysiological changes in patients with unilateral lingual nerve lesions as well as patients with Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) by applying a standardized Quant...

    Authors: Amely Hartmann, Robin Seeberger, Malte Bittner, Roman Rolke, Claudia Welte-Jzyk and Monika Daubländer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:68

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  9. Content type: Study protocol

    Most head and neck (H&N) cancer patients receive high-dose external beam radiation therapy (RT), often in combination with surgery and/or chemotherapy. Unfortunately, high-dose RT has significant adverse effec...

    Authors: Rajesh V. Lalla, Leslie Long-Simpson, James S. Hodges, Nathaniel Treister, Thomas Sollecito, Brian Schmidt, Lauren L. Patton and Michael T. Brennan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:59

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Orthopedic functional devices, are used to improve mandibular length in skeletal class II patients. However, the orthopedic functional device with the best effect to increasing the mandibular length, has not b...

    Authors: Adriana Santamaría-Villegas, Rubén Manrique-Hernandez, Emery Alvarez-Varela and Claudia Restrepo-Serna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:52

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Oral complications may be observed during chemotherapy and are important side effects that may directly affect the anticancer treatment, even causing septicaemia in some cases. This research was done in order ...

    Authors: Deise Berger Velten, Eliana Zandonade and Maria Helena Monteiro de Barros Miotto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:49

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The diagnosis of the progression of periodontitis presently depends on the use of clinical symptoms (such as attachment loss) and radiographic imaging. The aim of the multicenter study described here was to ev...

    Authors: E. Kakuta, Y. Nomura, T. Morozumi, T. Nakagawa, T. Nakamura, K. Noguchi, A. Yoshimura, Y. Hara, O. Fujise, F. Nishimura, T. Kono, M. Umeda, M. Fukuda, T. Noguchi, N. Yoshinari, C. Fukaya…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:46

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Debris extrusion from the apical foramen can be problematic in severely curved canals. This study aimed to assess the use of Twisted Files (TF) at different rotational speeds during retreatment, compared with ...

    Authors: Mengdong Liu, Shijiang Xiong, Fei Tan and Yi Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:45

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Micro-CT (μCT) studies that combine simulated canals with meglucamine diatrizoate to evaluate the shaping ability of nickel-titanium (NiTi) rotary instruments are lacking in the literature. The purpose of this...

    Authors: Zhao Wei, Zhi Cui, Ping Yan and Han Jiang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:39

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Successful pulp regeneration depends on identification of pulp stem cells capable of differentiation under odontoblastic lineage and producing pulp-dentinal like structure. Recent studies demonstrate that plat...

    Authors: Shiwei Cai, Wenjian Zhang and Wei Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:113

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Oral complications may be observed during chemotherapy and are important side effects that may directly affect the anticancer treatment, even causing septicaemia in some cases. This research was done in order ...

    Authors: Deise Berger Velten, Eliana Zandonade and Maria Helena Monteiro de Barros Miotto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:107

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Using photographs of occlusal surfaces instead of extracted teeth for the detection of caries can be useful in multicenter studies or education. Using a panel of observers, ICDAS scores on teeth or photographs...

    Authors: P. Bottenberg, W. Jacquet, C. Behrens, V. Stachniss and A. Jablonski-Momeni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:93

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