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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. Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease that may affect any organ of the body. The most frequent loci of manifestation are the lungs. However, there are individual cases where bones are affected. The literature...

    Authors: Matthias Guido Wiesli, Katrin E. Hostettler, Michael Tamm and Claude Jaquiéry

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:168

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  2. Dentin dysplasia type I (DD-I) is a rare autosomal dominant hereditary disorder which seriously affects the root development of teeth, causing spontaneous tooth loss (in teenagers). At present, the study of DD...

    Authors: Xin Ye, Kunyang Li, Ling Liu, Fangfang Yu, Fu Xiong, Yun Fan, Xiangmin Xu, Chunran Zuo and Dong Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:163

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The Scottish Government set out its policy on addressing the poor oral health of Scottish children in 2005. This led to the establishment of Childsmile, a national programme designed to improve the oral health...

    Authors: William Wright, Stephen Turner, Yulia Anopa, Emma McIntosh, Olivia Wu, David I. Conway, Lorna M. D. Macpherson and Alex D. McMahon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:160

    Content type: Study protocol

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  4. To evaluate in patients with aggressive periodontitis (AgP) the effect of nonsurgical periodontal treatment in conjunction with either additional administration of systemic antibiotics (AB) or application of p...

    Authors: Anna Skurska, Ewa Dolinska, Małgorzata Pietruska, Jan K. Pietruski, Violetta Dymicka, Halina Kemona, Nicole B. Arweiler, Robert Milewski and Anton Sculean

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:63

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Most periodontal intervention studies have focused on biomedical qualities like change in pocket depth and clinical attachment levels. Very few studies have described patient response in terms of how patients'...

    Authors: Jon F Vatne, Per Gjermo, Leiv Sandvik and Hans R Preus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:61

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Plasminogen deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disease, which is associated with aggressive periodontitis and gingival enlargement. Previously described treatments of plasminogen deficiency associated pe...

    Authors: Sarah H Neering, Sabine Adyani-Fard, Astrid Klocke, Stefan Rüttermann, Thomas F Flemmig and Thomas Beikler

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:59

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Due to the world-wide increase in treatments involving implant placement, the incidence of peri-implant disease is increasing. Late implant failure is the result of the inability to maintain osseointegration, ...

    Authors: Javier Ata-Ali, Antonio Juan Flichy-Fernández, Teresa Alegre-Domingo, Fadi Ata-Ali, Jose Palacio and Miguel Peñarrocha-Diago

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:43

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Obesity, a well-known risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), is associated with chronic periodontitis in adults. This cross-sectional pilot study on obese adolescents was designed to investig...

    Authors: Cecilia C Zeigler, Biniyam Wondimu, Claude Marcus and Thomas Modéer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:41

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Use of magnifying loupe may increase the efficiency of dental care. This clinical trial compared the time in performing non-surgical endodontic therapy with or without the use of a magnifying loupe.

    Authors: Amy Wai-yee Wong, Xiaofei Zhu, Shinan Zhang, Samantha Ka-yan Li, Chengfei Zhang and Chun-Hung Chu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:40

    Content type: Research article

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  10. This study aimed to identify the prevalence of oral co-morbidities in 8 to 16 years old children with Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) and compare this with the prevalence of same oral lesions in childre...

    Authors: Titus Ayodeji Oyedele, Morenike O Folayan, Comfort A Adekoya-Sofowora and Elizabeth O Oziegbe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:37

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Peri-implantitis is a chronic inflammation, resulting in loss of supporting bone around implants. Chronic periodontitis is a risk indicator for implant failure. Both diseases have a common etiology regarding i...

    Authors: Priscila L Casado, Diego P Aguiar, Lucas C Costa, Marcos A Fonseca, Thays CS Vieira, Claudia CK Alvim-Pereira, Fabiano Alvim-Pereira, Kathleen Deeley, José M Granjeiro, Paula C Trevilatto and Alexandre R Vieira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:33

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The importance of oral health care in the management of patients with systemic diseases including chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been affirmed. Many CKD patients have related oral lesions, however, attention...

    Authors: Elijah O Oyetola, Foluso J Owotade, Gbemisola A Agbelusi, Olawumi A Fatusi and Abubarkar A Sanusi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:24

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  13. The Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) frequently metastasizes lymphogenously. Haematogenous dissemination is less common. This report describes a rare case of a metastatic OSCC of the floor of the mouth to t...

    Authors: Matthias Christian Wurm, Emeka Nkenke, Friedrich-Wilhelm Neukam, Tobias Möst, Rainer Lutz, Falk Wehrhan, Kathrin Brunner, Konstantinos Theodorou Mitsimponas, Philipp Schlechtweg and Cornelius von Wilmowsky

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:22

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Anecdotal reports assert a relationship between weather and lunar activity and the odontogenic abscess (OA) incidence, but this relationship has not been validated. Therefore, the present study investigated th...

    Authors: Oliver Ristow, Steffen Koerdt, Ruben Stelzner, Matthias Stelzner, Christoph Johannes, Melanie Ristow, Bettina Hohlweg-Majert and Christoph Pautke

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:21

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Amelogenesis imperfecta represents a group of developmental conditions, clinically and genetically heterogeneous, that affect the structure and clinical appearance of enamel. Amelogenesis imperfecta occurred a...

    Authors: Imane Cherkaoui Jaouad, Mustapha El Alloussi, Siham Chafai El alaoui, Fatima Zahra Laarabi, Jaber Lyahyai and Abdelaziz Sefiani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:14

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Associations between temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and psychological variables, pain conditions, and daily activities have been reported more commonly in middle-aged individuals than in children. However, t...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Karibe, Kisaki Shimazu, Ayuko Okamoto, Tomomi Kawakami, Yuichi Kato and Sachie Warita-Naoi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:8

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  17. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the survival of dental implants placed after ablative surgery, in patients affected by oral cancer treated with or without radiotherapy.

    Authors: Giorgio Pompa, Matteo Saccucci, Gabriele Di Carlo, Edoardo Brauner, Valentino Valentini, Stefano Di Carlo, Tina Gentile, Giorgio Guarino and Antonella Polimeni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:5

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  18. Relevant benefits of adjunctive medication of antibiotica after conventional root surface debridement in terms of enhanced pocket depth (PD) reduction have been shown. However, means and standard deviations of...

    Authors: Mirela Kolakovic, Ulrike Held, Patrick R Schmidlin and Philipp Sahrmann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:159

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Oral care is important for oral and systemic health, especially for elderly institutionalized individuals and compromised patients. However, conventional mechanical plaque control is often difficult for these ...

    Authors: Akiko Ichinose-Tsuno, Akira Aoki, Yasuo Takeuchi, Teruo Kirikae, Takuro Shimbo, Masaichi-Chang-il Lee, Fumihiko Yoshino, Yutaka Maruoka, Toshiyuki Itoh, Isao Ishikawa and Yuichi Izumi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:152

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The aims of this study were to investigate the immunolocalization of ezrin and its relationship with the podoplanin expression in keratocystic odontogenic tumors.

    Authors: Denise Tostes Oliveira, Laís Priscila de Santis, Agnes Assao, Kellen Cristine Tjioe, Suely Nonogaki, José Roberto Pereira Lauris and Fernando Augusto Soares

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:150

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  21. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Human Immune Virus (HIV) related oral lesions and their association with Cluster of Differentiation 4 (CD4+) count among treatment naïve HIV positive patie...

    Authors: Martina Nanteza, Jayne B Tusiime, Joan Kalyango and Arabat Kasangaki

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:143

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The Liverpool Oral Rehabilitation Questionnaire version 3 (LORQv3) is a measure assessing the impact of oral rehabilitation on patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQOL).The aims of the study were to ada...

    Authors: Kadriye Peker, Meltem Ozdemir-Karatas, Ali Balık, Esma Kürklü, Ömer Uysal and Simon N Rogers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:129

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  23. The Public Dental Service of Västerbotten County (Sweden) recommends using population-based prevention strategies combined with an individual strategy for high-risk patients to manage caries. To facilitate thi...

    Authors: Ulf Söderström, Ingegerd Johansson and Karin Sunnegårdh-Grönberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:126

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Dental caries is the most common microbial disease affecting mankind. Caries risk assessment methods, identification of biomarkers and vaccine development strategies are being emphasized to control the inciden...

    Authors: Alyssa Zhao, Corinne Blackburn, Judith Chin and Mythily Srinivasan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:108

    Content type: Research article

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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