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BMC Oral Health

Delivery, management and promotion of oral health and dental care

Section edited by Rodrigo Jose Marino

This section aims to publish research on the costs, policies and regulations affecting dental care, the effectiveness of oral health promotion, the experience of vulnerable groups and the psychological aspects of dental care (e.g. dental fear)

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  1. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the expectations and experiences of a sample of new patients visiting an Australian regional university Student Dental Clinic with regard to anxiety provoking and alleviating stimuli in...

    Authors: Marie L. Caltabiano, Felicity Croker, Lauren Page, Anton Sklavos, Jade Spiteri, Louise Hanrahan and Richard Choi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:48

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Modification of health literacy (HL) is an important factor for improving and maintaining oral health. The aim of the study is to examine the association of HL with oral health-promoting behaviour (OHPB) and a...

    Authors: Eva Cepova, Martina Cicvakova, Peter Kolarcik, Neda Markovska and Andrea Madarasova Geckova

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:44

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Mexican immigrants in the United States suffer from poor oral health. The objective of the current study was to explore the utility of applying theory-based factors associated with seeking preventive dental ca...

    Authors: Jonathan T. Macy, Elizabeth A. S. Moser, Adam T. Hirsh, Patrick O. Monahan, George J. Eckert and Gerardo Maupomé

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:37

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Dental fear (DF) is a challenging problem in dentistry. It is multifactorial in origin and many contributing factors have been identified. The aim of the study was to assess dental fear among 12–15 years old A...

    Authors: Mohammad A. Alshoraim, Azza A. El-Housseiny, Najat M. Farsi, Osama M. Felemban, Najlaa M. Alamoudi and Amani A. Alandejani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:33

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Molar-incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) is considered as a global dental problem. There is little knowledge of general dental practitioners (GDPs) and dental specialists (DSs) about this condition in different ...

    Authors: Abrar Alanzi, Anfal Faridoun, Katerina Kavvadia and Aghareed Ghanim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:34

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To prevent child maltreatment, the identification of vulnerable children is essential. In Norway, public dental health personnel (PDHP) report suspicion of child maltreatment to child welfare services (CWS) at...

    Authors: Ingfrid Vaksdal Brattabø, Ragnhild Bjørknes and Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:29

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  7. Content type: Research article

    There is a burglar association between diabetes and periodontitis. Many studies has shown that periodontitis treatment can help improving glycemic control in diabetes patients but little evidence of non-surgic...

    Authors: Nadia-Flore Tsobgny-Tsague, Eric Lontchi-Yimagou, Arnel Redon Nana Nana, Aurel T. Tankeu, Jean Claude Katte, Mesmin Y. Dehayem, Charles Messanga Bengondo and Eugene Sobngwi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:28

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Despite its importance, the integration of oral health into primary care is still an emerging practice in the field of health care services. This scoping review aims to map the literature and provide a summary...

    Authors: Hermina Harnagea, Lise Lamothe, Yves Couturier, Shahrokh Esfandiari, René Voyer, Anne Charbonneau and Elham Emami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:23

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  9. Content type: Research article

    This study modelled the cost-effectiveness, from a societal perspective, of a program that used fluoridated milk to prevent dental caries in children who were 6 years old at the beginning of the program, versu...

    Authors: Rodrigo Mariño, Fernando Traub, Puangtong Lekfuangfu and Kornkamol Niyomsilp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:24

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  10. Content type: Study protocol

    Adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances are at high risk of developing dental caries. To date, new smartphone technologies have seldom been used to support them in the preventive behavior that can help p...

    Authors: Janneke F. M. Scheerman, Berno van Meijel, Pepijn van Empelen, Gem J. C. Kramer, Gijsbert H. W. Verrips, Amir H. Pakpour, Matheus C. T. Van den Braak and Cor van Loveren

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:19

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to identify barriers frequently endorsed by dentists in a large, multi-site dental practice to implementing the American Dental Association’s recommendation for sealing noncavitat...

    Authors: Deborah E. Polk, Robert J. Weyant, Nilesh H. Shah, Jeffrey L. Fellows, Daniel J. Pihlstrom and Julie Frantsve-Hawley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:17

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Tooth filling treatment is utilized at low levels in many low and middle-income countries (LMICs), further, little is known about the prevailing attitudes towards such treatment. This study aimed to assess att...

    Authors: Kasusu K. Nyamuryekung’e, Satu M. Lahti and Risto J. Tuominen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:12

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth understanding of Arabic-speaking mothers views on the usefulness of existing oral health education leaflets aimed at young children and also to record their vi...

    Authors: Amit Arora, Ibrahim Al-Salti, Hussam Murad, Quang Tran, Rhonda Itaoui, Sameer Bhole, Shilpi Ajwani, Charlotte Jones and Narendar Manohar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:10

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To describe, with aid of geo-mapping, the effects of a risk-based capitation model linked to caries-preventive guidelines on the polarization of caries in preschool children living in the Halland region of Swe...

    Authors: Anders Holmén, Ulf Strömberg, Gunnel Håkansson and Svante Twetman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:3

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  15. Content type: Research article

    To prove that Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) can be successfully implemented in dental practices outside of the university setting, dentists in the San Francisco Bay Area (CA) were approached to...

    Authors: Peter Rechmann, Bonnie Jue, William Santo, Beate M. T. Rechmann and John D. B. Featherstone

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:2

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  16. Content type: Research article

    As part of a long-standing line of research regarding how peer density affects health, researchers have sought to understand the multifaceted ways that the density of contemporaries living and interacting in p...

    Authors: Bibhas Chakraborty, Michael J. Widener, Sedigheh Mirzaei Salehabadi, Mary E. Northridge, Susan S. Kum, Zhu Jin, Carol Kunzel, Harvey D. Palmer and Sara S. Metcalf

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:166

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The Internet is one of the most popular resources for people to obtain medical information; however, only a limited number of studies have reported the quality of the available health information related to or...

    Authors: Xiaosheng Hu, Hui Pan, Wenxiu He, Hong Hua and Zhimin Yan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:170

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Despite the availability of contemporary research advances, only a limited fraction is implemented into dental practice. One possible way to facilitate this process is to stimulate the research and development...

    Authors: Helena Morténius and Svante Twetman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:164

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