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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. Lower serum vitamin D levels, a major public health problem worldwide, has been found to be associated with various infectious diseases, cancers, autoimmune and dermatological diseases. The serum levels of vitami...

    Authors: Aynure Öztekin and Coşkun Öztekin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:186

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Phobic patients avoid dental treatment impairing their oral health and making it challenging to offer them prosthetic rehabilitation. This study evaluated patients’ experience of implant-supported prosthetic t...

    Authors: Louise Sidenö, Rim Hmaidouch, Jan Brandt, Nadine von Krockow and Paul Weigl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:182

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most prevalent monogenic hereditary pathology associated with the presence of hemoglobin SS in the world. It can affect individuals, leading to changes in the face and body, ca...

    Authors: Carla Figueiredo Brandão, Viviane Maia Barreto Oliveira, Ada Rocha Ramony Martins Santos, Taísa Midlej Martins da Silva, Verônica Queiroz Cruz Vilella, Gleice Glenda Prata Pimentel Simas, Laura Regina Santos Carvalho, Raissa Aires Costa Carvalho and Ana Marice Teixeira Ladeia

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:169

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  4. Weaknesses in toothbrushing performance can be seen when young adults are instructed to perform habitual toothbrushing. Nothing is known about toothbrushing behavior when instructed to perform to the best abil...

    Authors: Renate Deinzer, Stefanie Ebel, Helen Blättermann, Ulrike Weik and Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:167

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Perioperativemanagement of hemodialysis patients involves many difficulties. High mortality rate and circulatory or respiratory complications in these patients were reported. However, in such reports, there is...

    Authors: Yumi Mochizuki, Hiroyuki Harada, Misaki Yokokawa, Naoya Kinoshita, Kazumasa Kubota, Tomokazu Okado and Haruhisa Fukayama

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:166

    Content type: Case report

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  6. The aim of the study was to assess the effect of corticotomy–assisted orthodontic treatment on soft tissue clinical parameters in patients with malocclusions with transverse maxillary deficiency.

    Authors: Magdalena Sulewska, Ewa Duraj, Beata Bugała-Musiatowicz, Emilia Waszkiewicz-Sewastianik, Robert Milewski, Jan K. Pietruski, Eugeniusz Sajewicz and Małgorzata Pietruska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:162

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The assumption of a link between common symptoms such as febrile illness, diarrhea and the eruption of primary teeth has been established over many centuries. According to traditional beliefs in Ethiopia, diar...

    Authors: Addis Getaneh, Fikirte Derseh, Michael Abreha and Tewodros Yirtaw

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:159

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The assessment of oral heath related quality of life (OHRQoL) for complete denture wearers according to a participant’s subjective perception may provide an indication of the adaptive capacity of the individua...

    Authors: Sarah M. Osman, Nadia Khalifa and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:157

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The goal of this study was to investigate in patients with unilateral palatally displaced canine (PDC) the morphology of maxillary teeth from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans both on the PDC side and...

    Authors: Rosalia Leonardi, Simone Muraglie, Salvatore Crimi, Marco Pirroni, Giuseppe Musumeci and Rosario Perrotta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:156

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  10. Maintaining oral health is a continuous and dynamic process that also involves the immune system. Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) migrate from blood circulation and become apparent in the oral fluid. Cont...

    Authors: Elena A. Nicu, Patrick Rijkschroeff, Eva Wartewig, Kamran Nazmi and Bruno G. Loos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:149

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Odontogenic Ameloblast-Associated Protein (ODAM) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) can provide evidence of the detachment of junctional epithelium from the tooth surface by periodontitis. This study sought to...

    Authors: Hye-Kyung Lee, Soo Jin Kim, Young Ho Kim, Youngkyung Ko, Suk Ji and Joo-Cheol Park

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:148

    Content type: Research article

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  12. There are different and inconsistent conclusions regarding the genetic relationship between the human tumor suppressor p53 (TP53) rs1042522 polymorphism and the risk of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and ora...

    Authors: Zhen Sun, Wei Gao and Jiang-Tao Cui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:143

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Drug-induced gingival enlargement is a common condition which can be observed in patients taking immunosuppressive medications following organ transplant surgery. The disfiguring excessive tissue often hinders...

    Authors: Chi-Ching Chang, Tai-Min Lin, Chiu-Po Chan and Whei-Lin Pan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:140

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Traditionally, patients at low risk and high risk of developing dental disease have been encouraged to attend dental recall appointments at regular intervals of six months between appointments. The lack of evi...

    Authors: Jan E. Clarkson, Nigel B. Pitts, Debbie Bonetti, Dwayne Boyers, Hazel Braid, Robert Elford, Patrick A. Fee, Ruth Floate, Beatriz Goulão, Gerry Humphris, Ian Needleman, John D. T. Norrie, Fiona Ord, Marjon van der Pol, Craig R. Ramsay, David N. J. Ricketts…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:135

    Content type: Study protocol

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  15. Many adolescents have poor plaque control and sub-optimal toothbrushing behavior. Therefore, we compared the efficacy of an interactive power toothbrush (IPT) to a manual toothbrush (MT) for reducing dental pl...

    Authors: Christina Erbe, Violetta Klees, Priscila Ferrari-Peron, Renzo A. Ccahuana-Vasquez, Hans Timm, Julie Grender, Pamela Cunningham, Ralf Adam, Svetlana Farrell and Heinrich Wehrbein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:130

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Various mandibular indices have been developed to detect osteoporosis on panoramic radiographs. Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) is a low-cost, radiation-free method to assess bone status. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Katarzyna Grocholewicz, Joanna Janiszewska-Olszowska, Magda Aniko-Włodarczyk, Olga Preuss, Grzegorz Trybek, Ewa Sobolewska and Mariusz Lipski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:127

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  17. Interleukin 1 (IL-1) is involved in bone resorption. However, the role of IL-1 in periapical lesions characterized by periapical bone destruction in primary teeth has not yet been fully elucidated. This study ...

    Authors: Ning-Yan Yang, Yan Zhou, Huan-Ying Zhao, Xiao-Yong Liu, Zheng Sun and Jia-Jian Shang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:124

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Orthodontic treatment can result in root resorption (RR). Traditional two-dimensional (2D) data exhibit magnification, deformation and positioning problems. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) contains more a...

    Authors: Yaqi Deng, Yannan Sun and Tianmin Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:116

    Content type: Research article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  21. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  23. 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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  24. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. Clinical evaluation of periodontal inflammation does not fully reflect the disease activity. Extensive studies have been conducted out on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) components that might serve as potentia...

    Authors: Chao Yuan, Xiaochen Liu and Shuguo Zheng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:51

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  36. This cross-sectional study investigates the potential association between active periodontal disease and high HbA1c levels in type-2-diabetes mellitus subjects under physical training.

    Authors: Katharina Wernicke, Sven Zeissler, Frank C. Mooren, Torsten Frech, Stephanie Hellmann, Meike Stiesch, Jasmin Grischke, Silvia Linnenweber, Bernhard Schmidt, Jan Menne, Anette Melk, Pascal Bauer, Andree Hillebrecht and Jörg Eberhard

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:46

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  37. The efficacy of several variants of essential oil mouthrinses has been studied extensively. This is the first study to compare the anti-plaque and anti-gingivitis efficacy of two marketed essential oil mouthri...

    Authors: Michael C. Lynch, Sheila Cavalca Cortelli, James A. McGuire, Jane Zhang, Danette Ricci-Nittel, Carolyn J. Mordas, Davi Romeiro Aquino and Jose Roberto Cortelli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:6

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  38. Oral functional ability decreases with age, and systemic immunological ability and quality of life can also deteriorate. Continuous moderate whole-body exercise for older people is known to improve oral functi...

    Authors: Mitsue Sato, Masahiro Sugimoto, Yuko Yamamoto, Juri Saruta and Keiichi Tsukinoki

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:4

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  39. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is an ulcerative disease of the oral mucosa without a clearly defined etiology. The aim of the study was to evaluate the serum zinc levels in patients with RAS in comparison...

    Authors: Zuzanna Ślebioda, Ewa Krawiecka, Elżbieta Szponar and Barbara Dorocka-Bobkowska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:158

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  40. 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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  41. 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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