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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. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  2. 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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  3. Although several studies assessed the effect of bisphosphonate (BIS) administration on alveolar bone loss, this relationship has not been fully investigated using longitudinal analysis. The aim of the this art...

    Authors: Mohammad Helmi, Sara AlOsaimy, J. Max Goodson, Hatice Hasturk and Zuhair S. Natto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:260

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is defined as childhood neurobehavioural disorder. Due to short attention span, oral hygiene and dental treatment of such individuals can be challenging. Aim of ...

    Authors: Vicky Ehlers, Angelika Callaway, Sophia Wantzen, Michael Patyna, James Deschner and Birgül Azrak

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:258

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Oral lichenoid reaction (OLR) is a type IV cell-mediated immune response in the oral cavity. There is an established relationship between various dental materials and OLR, but few cases reports reported the oc...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ahmed Elhadad and Yasmine Gaweesh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:250

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Aim of this work was to describe a rare inheritance pattern of Primary Failure of Eruption (PFE) in a small family with incomplete penetrance of PFE and a novel nonsense PTH1R variant.

    Authors: Cristina Grippaudo, Concetta Cafiero, Isabella D’Apolito, Agnese Re, Maurizio Genuardi, Pietro Chiurazzi and Sylvia A. Frazier-Bowers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:249

    Content type: Case report

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  7. To develop an Italian version of the Craniofacial Pain Disability Inventory (CFPDI-I) and investigate its psychometric abilities in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD).

    Authors: Marco Monticone, Barbara Rocca, Paola Abelli, Simona Tecco, Tommaso Geri, Enrico Felice Gherlone, Deborah Luzzi and Marco Testa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:244

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Follicular lymphoid hyperplasia (FLH) is characterized by an increased number and size of lymphoid follicles. In some cases, the etiology of FLH is unclear. FLH in the oral and maxillofacial region is an uncom...

    Authors: Masato Watanabe, Ai Enomoto, Yuya Yoneyama, Michihide Kohno, On Hasegawa, Yoko Kawase-Koga, Takafumi Satomi and Daichi Chikazu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:243

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and periodontal disease are inter-related conditions. However, factors predictive of periodontal disease progression in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (eRA) are lacking. The...

    Authors: Ana María Heredia-P, Gloria Inés Lafaurie, Wilson Bautista-Molano, Tamy Goretty Trujillo, Philippe Chalem-Choueka, Juan M Bello-Gualtero, Cesar Pacheco-Tena, Lorena Chila-Moreno and Consuelo Romero-Sánchez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:240

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Good oral health has been associated with better quality of life and general health. In the Caribbean, there have been no studies regarding the association between oral health conditions and the quality of lif...

    Authors: J R Collins, A R Elías, M Brache, K Veras, G Ogando, M Toro, S Rivas-Tumanyan and A B Rajendra

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:234

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Accurate prediction of the behaviour of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is necessary to determine prognosis and provide appropriate treatment. Therefore, it is important to investigate potential prognostic...

    Authors: Emily Ming-Chieh Lu, Jithendra Ratnayake and Alison Mary Rich

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:233

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Dentine hypersensitivity can impact functional status and everyday activities such as eating and talking. This study aimed to assess changes in oral health-related quality of life measures in individuals with ...

    Authors: Stephen Mason, Gary R. Burnett, Nisha Patel, Avinash Patil and Robert Maclure

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:226

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Oxidative stress is involved in many diseases including diabetes and cancer. Numbers of studies have suggested its involvement in the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate...

    Authors: Ahmed Gharbi, Ali Hamila, Adel Bouguezzi, Azza Dandana, Salima Ferchichi, Fatiha Chandad, Leila Guezguez and Abdelhedi Miled

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:225

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The purpose of this study was to investigate gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and serum folate-receptor 1 (FOLR1) levels in subjects with different periodontal status.

    Authors: Duygu Alkan, Berrak Guven, Cigdem Coskun Turer, Umut Balli and Murat Can

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:218

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Clinical practice guidelines produced by developed countries seemed to be not completely feasible for developing countries due to their different local context. In this study, we designed a customized guidelin...

    Authors: Najmeh Savadi, Omid Barati, Hossein Mirhadi and Ali Golkari

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:217

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The purpose of this study was to assess the salivary cortisol and salivary alpha-amylase levels in children aged between 6 and 9 years, 3 months and 1 year after the successful completion of dental treatment t...

    Authors: Majed AlMaummar, Huda Othman AlThabit and Sharat Pani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:211

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Tooth brushing with fluoride toothpaste is a key recommendation in evidence-based guidelines for caries prevention. Parents generally have sufficient knowledge to practice tooth brushing for their child, yet m...

    Authors: Maddelon de Jong-Lenters, Monique L’Hoir, Erica Polak and Denise Duijster

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:210

    Content type: Study protocol

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  18. To compare the effectiveness of systemic doxycycline as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) with SRP alone in improving periodontal clinical attachment level and glycemic control in diabetic patients ...

    Authors: Kenneth Chou Hung Yap and Shaju Jacob Pulikkotil

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:209

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Neurofibromas (NF) are benign tumors of the peripheral nerves that are composed of Schwann cells, perineural-like cells and fibroblasts. The differential diagnosis for a solitary intraneural variant of neurofi...

    Authors: Elyette Broly, Benoît Lefevre, Dominique Zachar and Hilal Hafian

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:197

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Numerous studies of dental antibiotic prescribing show that overprescribing is a worldwide occurrence. The aim of this study was to assess prescribing practices of general dentists in Australia for antibiotics...

    Authors: L. Teoh, R. J. Marino, K. Stewart and M. J. McCullough

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:193

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The cold test is a specific test of pulp sensitivity and is part of the endodontic diagnosis. The aim of this study was to identify the diagnostic accuracy including sensitivity, specificity, accuracy, positiv...

    Authors: Brenda Eréndida Castillo-Silva, Jorge Alejandro Alegría-Torres, Gabriel Alejandro Martínez-Castañón, Carlo Eduardo Medina-Solís, Norma Verónica Zavala-Alonso, Nereyda Niño-Martínez, Eva Concepción Aguirre-López and Nuria Patiño-Marín

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:189

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The etiology of traumatic ulcerative granulomas with stromal eosinophilia (TUGSE) is not clear, traumatic irritation having advocated as the most likely cause. TUGSEs are typically self-limiting slow-healing l...

    Authors: Giacomo Setti, Eugenia Martella, Cristina Mancini, Paolo Vescovi, Cristina Magnoni, Pierantonio Bellini, Ilaria Giovannacci and Marco Meleti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:186

    Content type: Case report

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  23. McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is a rare multisystem disorder that classically was defined by the triad of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia of bone, café-au-lait skin pigmentation, and precocious puberty. It is a...

    Authors: Theodora Miti Kabali, Jeremiah Robert Moshy, Sira Stanslaus Owibingire, Karpal Singh Sohal and Elison N. M. Simon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:180

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Screening for medical conditions (MCs) of public health importance is a first step in disease prevention and control. Prior studies in the United States found oral health care providers (OHCPS) embrace screeni...

    Authors: Saba Kassim, Badr Othman, Sakher AlQahtani, Alemad Mustafa Kawthar, Sterling M. McPherson and Barbara L. Greenberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:179

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  25. Oral health is related to general health and one of the most prevalent chronic diseases is diabetes mellitus. Diabetes can have adverse effects on oral health and vice versa. Saliva analysis can be used as a n...

    Authors: Marjan Kheirmand Parizi, Hamed Akbari, Mahsa Malek-mohamadi, Maryam Kheirmand Parizi and Shahla Kakoei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:175

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  26. Otodental syndrome is an exceptionally rare autosomal dominant condition characterized by a delayed eruption of posterior teeth, globodontia, lisping, and sensorineural hearing loss. In this case report, we re...

    Authors: Ji-mei Su, Su-juan Zeng, Xiao-wei Ye, Zhi-fang Wu, Xin-wen Huang and Janak L. Pathak

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:164

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Use of hyaluronic acid-based products has become a valuable alternative to drug-based approaches in the treatment of recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS). The presented study aimed to investigate the effect of ...

    Authors: Domenico Dalessandri, Francesca Zotti, Laura Laffranchi, Marco Migliorati, Gaetano Isola, Stefano Bonetti and Luca Visconti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:153

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  28. Animal studies are pivotal in allowing experimentation to identify efficacious treatment protocols for resolution of peri-implantitis. The purpose of this investigation was to characterize an expedited dog per...

    Authors: Wook Jin Seong, Georgios Kotsakis, Jong-Ki Huh, Soo Cheol Jeong, Ki Young Nam, Jong Ryul Kim, Young Cheul Heo, Hyeon-Cheol Kim, Lei Zhang, Michael D. Evans, Heather Conrad and Robert J. Schumacher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:150

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  29. Children with learning disabilities (CLD) have worse health outcomes than children with no learning disabilities (CNLD). This systematic review compared caries experience and met dental care need for CLD to CN...

    Authors: Mark D. Robertson, Falk Schwendicke, Mariana Pinheiro de Araujo, John R. Radford, Jenny C. Harris, Scott McGregor and Nicola P. T. Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:146

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  30. As oral cavity is the main location of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) latency and shedding, and as EBV-encoded latent membrane protein-1 (LMP-1) has a crucial role in cell transformation, association between EBV inf...

    Authors: Rifat Rahman, Sopee Poomsawat, Rachai Juengsomjit and Waranun Buajeeb

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:142

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Cemento-osseous dysplasia is a benign fibro-osseous lesion of the tooth-bearing region of the jaws with a periodontal ligament origin. It appears predominantly in Black and Asian middle-aged females. Its impor...

    Authors: Andrea Brody, Attila Zalatnai, Krisztian Csomo, Andrea Belik and Csaba Dobo-Nagy

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:139

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Tumoral calcinosis is an uncommon clinicopathological condition which is characterized by the formation of calcium salt deposition in intra-articular or peri-articular soft tissues. It usually presents as a fo...

    Authors: Yang Sha, Kanglun Hong, Melvin Kang Ming Liew, Jing Li Lum and Raymond Chung Wen Wong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:138

    Content type: Case report

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  33. The oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) is affected by dentofacial deformity. Patients with dentofacial deformity are normally treated with orthognathic surgery, including conventional three-stage met...

    Authors: Xinqi Huang, Xiao Cen, Wentian Sun, Kai Xia, Liyuan Yu, Jun Liu and Zhihe Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:136

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  34. Economic evaluations provide policy makers with information to facilitate efficient resource allocation. To date, the quality and scope of economic evaluations in the field of child oral health has not been ev...

    Authors: H. J. Rogers, H. D. Rodd, J. H. Vermaire, K. Stevens, R. Knapp, S. El Yousfi and Z. Marshman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:132

    Content type: Research article

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  35. This study aimed to examine radiologic microarchitectural changes in the mandibles of ovariectomized (OVX) rats through a systematic review and meta-analysis and to identify factors of the OVX rat model that i...

    Authors: Jeong-Hee Lee, Sang-Sun Han, Chena Lee, Young Hyun Kim and Bulgan Battulga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:128

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Few published reports have presented concordance between treatment choices selected by dentists in hypothetical clinical scenarios and treatment choices made by the same dentists in actual clinical practice. T...

    Authors: Mark S. Litaker, Dorota T. Kopycka-Kedzierawski, D. Brad Rindal, Jeffrey L. Fellows, Marc W. Heft, Cyril Meyerowitz, Sidney Chonowski and Gregg H. Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:112

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  37. The quality of life in Class III malocclusion patients are worse than those without the disorder and previous studies have shown that surgical orthodontic treatment has a different effect on these patients com...

    Authors: Jiaan Ni, Shaohua Song and Nuo Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:109

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Residents in long-term care (LTC) institutions require care plans to effectively resolve dry mouth. Simple and easily comprehensible dry mouth indices must be developed to assist care professionals in determin...

    Authors: Yao-Ming Cheng, Shao-Huan Lan, Yen-Ping Hsieh, Shou-Jen Lan and Shang-Wei Hsu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:106

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  39. Studies indicate locally-delivered statins offer additional benefits to scaling and root planning (SRP), however, it is still hard to say which type of statins is better. This network meta-analysis aimed to as...

    Authors: Ruoyan Cao, Qiulan Li, Yu Chen, Mianfeng Yao, Qiqi Wu and Hongbo Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:105

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Differences in the expression of oxidative stress (OS) markers between female patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and healthy individuals indicate that OS plays a role in the pathogenesis of TMD. B...

    Authors: E. Vrbanović, I. Lapić, D. Rogić and I. Z. Alajbeg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:100

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) can occur after gum recession or enamel loss and may impact quality of life. Treatments include toothpastes that decrease DH by occluding dentine tubules. One effective occluding ...

    Authors: Jonathan Creeth, John Gallob, Farzana Sufi, Jimmy Qaqish, Paola Gomez-Pereira, Chandrashekhar Budhawant and Chhaju Goyal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:98

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  42. Toothbrushing is a daily routine. Still, when adults are asked to manually perform oral hygiene to the best of their abilities, a considerable amount of plaque persists. Little is known about the performance o...

    Authors: Waldemar Petker, Ulrike Weik, Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud and Renate Deinzer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:96

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The oral health of community dwelling frail older people is poor, and depends on the oral health care provisions available within their own community. The implementation project ‘Don’t forget the mouth!’ (i.e., t...

    Authors: Bach Van Ho, Roxane Anthea Francesca Weijenberg, Claar Debora van der Maarel-Wierink, Corine Mirjam Visscher, Gert-Jan van der Putten, Erik Johan Anton Scherder and Frank Lobbezoo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:91

    Content type: Study protocol

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