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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 OHIP-49 is widely used to assess oral health-related quality of life, but its length makes it time-consuming and difficult to use. An abbreviated version of the OHIP-49 with fourteen items has been validat...

    Authors: Soraya León, Daniel Bravo-Cavicchioli, Gloria Correa-Beltrán and Rodrigo A Giacaman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:95

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  2. Content type: Research article

    In individuals suffering from eating disorders (ED) characterized by vomiting (e.g. bulimia nervosa), the gastric juice regularly reaches the oral cavity, causing a possible risk of dental erosion. This study ...

    Authors: Marte-Mari Uhlen, Anne Bjørg Tveit, Kjersti Refsholt Stenhagen and Aida Mulic

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:92

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) degrade the extracellular matrix (ECM) and regulate remodeling and regeneration of bone. Enamel matrix derivative (EMD) protein has been used clinically for periodontal regener...

    Authors: Seiji Goda, Hiroshi Inoue, Osamu Takeuchi, Yosuke Ujii, Eisuke Domae and Takashi Ikeo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:85

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Clinical validation of laboratory toothbrushing tests has important advantages. It was, therefore, the aim to demonstrate correlation of tooth cleaning efficiency of a new robot brushing simulation technique w...

    Authors: Tomas Lang, Sebastian Staufer, Barbara Jennes and Peter Gaengler

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:82

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  5. Content type: Research article

    40 subjects with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe CP were randomly distributed to groups receiving either NSPT or OHI. Periodontal parameters, glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) and high-sensitivity C-reac...

    Authors: Renukanth Patabi Cheta Raman, Tara Bai Taiyeb-Ali, Siew Pheng Chan, Karuthan Chinna and Rathna Devi Vaithilingam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:79

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Preoperative radiographic examination of impacted mandibular third molars (IMTM) is essential to prevent inferior alveolar nerve injury during extraction. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the correlat...

    Authors: Ilkay Peker, Cigdem Sarikir, Meryem Toraman Alkurt and Zeynep Fatma Zor

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:71

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse the treatment time and differences between the pre- and post-treatment peer assessment rating (PAR) index and aesthetic component (AC) of the index of orthodo...

    Authors: Moritz Blanck-Lubarsch, Ariane Hohoff, Dirk Wiechmann and Thomas Stamm

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:67

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The resin-based pit and fissure sealant is considered a successful tool in caries prevention, however there is a growing evidence of its use in controlling already established caries in posterior teeth. The ai...

    Authors: Daniela Hesse, Clarissa Calil Bonifácio, Fausto Medeiros Mendes, Mariana Minatel Braga, José Carlos Pettorossi Imparato and Daniela Prócida Raggio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:58

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of adjunctive chlorhexidine (CHX) mouthrinse on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) MMP-8 and TIMP-1 levels in plaque-associated gingivitis.

    Authors: Oya Türkoğlu, Sema Becerik, Taina Tervahartiala, Timo Sorsa, Gül Atilla and Gülnur Emingil

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:55

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The relative performance of ART sealant and fluoride-releasing resin sealant in preventing fissure caries in permanent molars was compared in a randomized clinical trial conducted in southern China (ClinicalTr...

    Authors: Bao Ying Liu, Yue Xiao, Chun Hung Chu and Edward Chin Man Lo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:54

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  11. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the antifungal activity of propolis, triple antibiotic paste (TAP), 2% chlorhexidine gel and calcium hydroxide with propylene glycol on Candida albicans-infected root canal dentinal tubules at two ...

    Authors: Eu Gene Chua, Abhishek Parolia, Priya Ahlawat, Allan Pau and Fabian Davamani Amalraj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:53

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  12. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the agreement between cranial and facial classification obtained by clinical observation and anthropometric measurements among school children from the municipality of Envigado, Colombia.

    Authors: Adriana M Torres-Restrepo, Ana M Quintero-Monsalve, Juan F Giraldo-Mira, Zulma Vanessa Rueda, Natalia Vélez-Trujillo and Paola Botero-Mariaca

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:50

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Providing restorative treatment for persons with disability may be challenging and has been related to the patient’s ability to cope with the anxiety engendered by treatment and to cooperate fully with the dem...

    Authors: Gustavo F Molina, Denise Faulks, Ignacio Mazzola, Jan Mulder and Jo E Frencken

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:49

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To ensure evidence-based decision-making in pediatric oral health, Cochrane systematic reviews that address topics pertinent to this field are necessary. We aimed to identify all systematic reviews of paediatr...

    Authors: Violaine Smaïl-Faugeron, Hélène Fron-Chabouis and Frédéric Courson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:35

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  15. Content type: Research article

    We have recently developed a non-invasive periodontal diagnostic tool that was validated in periodontitis patients without systemic disorders like coronary artery disease (CAD). The purpose of present study is...

    Authors: Chunyang Zhang, Xiaoming Xiang, Minqi Xu, Chun Fan, Michael G Sowa and Kan-Zhi Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:25

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Considering that grafted gingival tissue might have to be adapted to the receptor area and that fibroblasts have the ability to respond to bacterial stimuli through the release of various cytokines, this study...

    Authors: Fabíola Pontes Azevedo, Ana Carolina Faria Morandini, Carla Renata Sipert, Thiago José Dionísio, Carlos Ferreira Santos, Carla Andreotti Damante, Maria Lúcia Rubo de Rezende, Adriana Campos Passanezi Sant’Ana and Sebastião Luiz Aguiar Greghi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:21

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  17. Content type: Research article

    An advantage of using silver fluoride treatments for carious primary teeth in outreach programs especially where dental resources are limited is that the treatments can be carried out by dental auxiliaries. On...

    Authors: Graham G Craig, Keith R Powell and Carole A Price

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:73

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a disorder of the connective tissues. Alterations of the elastic fibers may manifest in different tissues especially in the skeletal, cardiovascular and ocular system. Oral manifestati...

    Authors: Ingmar Staufenbiel, Christian Hauschild, Bärbel Kahl-Nieke, Eva Vahle-Hinz, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Maike Berner, Oskar Bauss, Werner Geurtsen and Alexander Rahman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:59

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    Periodontal disease is the most common oral disease affecting adults, and although it is largely preventable it remains the major cause of poor oral health worldwide. Accumulation of microbial dental plaque is...

    Authors: Jan E Clarkson, Craig R Ramsay, Paul Averley, Debbie Bonetti, Dwayne Boyers, Louise Campbell, Graham R Chadwick, Anne Duncan, Andrew Elders, Jill Gouick, Andrew F Hall, Lynne Heasman, Peter A Heasman, Penny J Hodge, Clare Jones, Marilyn Laird…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:58

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Single visit scale and polish is frequently carried out in dental practices however there is little evidence to support (or refute) its clinical effectiveness. The purpose of this research was to compare patie...

    Authors: Clare Jones, Tatiana V Macfarlane, Keith M Milsom, Philip Ratcliffe, Annette Wyllie and Martin Tickle

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:50

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  21. Content type: Study protocol

    There is a lack of evidence for effective management of dental caries (decay) in children’s primary (baby) teeth and an apparent failure of conventional dental restorations (fillings) to prevent dental pain an...

    Authors: Nicola PT Innes, Jan E Clarkson, Chris Speed, Gail VA Douglas and Anne Maguire

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:25

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2018 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.048 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.393 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.436 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.923 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


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