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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. Photographs can help non-dental professional caregivers to identify problems when inspecting the mouth of care-dependent older individuals. This study evaluated whether the assessment of oral health-related co...

    Authors: Stefanie Krausch-Hofmann, Trung Dung Tran, Dominique Declerck, Johanna de Almeida Mello, Anja Declercq, Emmanuel Lesaffre, Jan De Lepeleire and Joke Duyck

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:188

    Content type: Research article

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  2. This article aims to provide a description of conceptual dimensions and psychometric properties of the tools of oral and dental health literacy.

    Authors: Mohtasham Ghaffari, Sakineh Rakhshanderou, Ali Ramezankhani, Yadollah Mehrabi and Ali Safari-Moradabadi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:186

    Content type: Research article

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  3. YouTube™ is the world’s second most popular website after Google on the Internet. The aim of this study was to assess the quality and content of information YouTube™ videos for patients seeking information abo...

    Authors: Huseyin Simsek, Suleyman Kutalmış Buyuk, Ebru Cetinkaya, Mubin Tural and Murside Seda Koseoglu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:183

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The oral health of pre-schoolers is garnering international as a crisis as good oral health is a key precursor to positive health outcomes. Internationally, and within Aotearoa/New Zealand, responses been rest...

    Authors: Michael Roguski and Karen McBride-Henry

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:182

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Increasing the proportion of caries-free children following the WHO’s global target has led to more desirable welfare and a higher level of quality of life for children. In the present study, we aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Reza Yazdani, Simin Zahra Mohebbi, Maryam Fazli and Maryam Peighoun

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:177

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Prescribing in dental practice has a relatively small but important contribution to the quantity of antibiotics prescribed in primary care. This study aimed to analyse antibiotic prescribing in dentistry over ...

    Authors: Andrew Smith, Rania Al-Mahdi, William Malcolm, Nikolaus Palmer, Gunnar Dahlen and Mohammed Al-Haroni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:172

    Content type: Research article

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  7. As the strategies proposed for oral health improvement in developed countries are not adapted for developing ones, this study aimed to identify the challenges of oral health policy implementation in Iran as a ...

    Authors: Mohammadtaghi Mohammadpour, Peivand Bastani, David Brennan, Arash Ghanbarzadegan and Jamshid Bahmaei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:158

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Although arch stability has been studied in patients without a cleft, evidence for patients with a cleft is sparse. Therefore, we compared the dimensions and stability of dental arches in cleft lip and palate ...

    Authors: Maria Giulia Rezende Pucciarelli, Guilherme Hideki de Lima Toyoshima, Thais Marchini Oliveira, Heitor Marques Honório, Chiarella Sforza and Simone Soares

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:154

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Oral care is a fundamental nursing practice that has a great impact on patient well-being and general health during hospitalization. Nurses are responsible for providing oral care in the hospital, however, the...

    Authors: Zewdi Amanuel Dagnew, Isayas Afewerki Abraham, Ghirmay Ghebreigziabher Beraki, Sibyl Mittler, Oliver Okoth Achila and Eyasu H. Tesfamariam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:149

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide the tools for enabling fast and reliable real-time communications, as well as the transfer of information between dental professionals and t...

    Authors: Ivan Chérrez-Ojeda, Carlos Vera, Emanuel Vanegas, Juan Carlos Gallardo, Miguel Felix, Fernando Espinoza-Fuentes, Peter Chedraui, Antonio W. D. Gavilanes and Valeria L. Mata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:146

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Dental caries, despite improvement in oral health across the globe, is still a large contributor to the global burden of oral diseases and a major public health concern. In Enugu state, Nigeria, there is minim...

    Authors: Nkolika Uguru, Obinna Onwujekwe, Udochukwu Ugochukwu Ogu and Chibuzo Uguru

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:145

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Visually impaired children encounter some challenges for their oral health. We aimed to compare the effectiveness of oral health education using Audio Tactile Performance (ATP) technique alone, ATP combined wi...

    Authors: Nasrin Sharififard, Katayoun Sargeran, Mahdia Gholami and Farid Zayeri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:144

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The objectives of this study were to try to identify the key dimension in satisfaction from the combination of satisfaction clusters, and its effect on the change of OHRQoL(Oral Health-related Quality of Life)...

    Authors: Chia-Jen Teng, Sheng-Che Lin, Jen-Hao Chen, Yi Chen, Hsiao-Ching Kuo and Pei-Shan Ho

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:140

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Interdental rubber picks (IRP) have become a frequent and convenient alternative for interdental cleaning. However, only little evidence exists supporting the effectiveness of newer designs available on the ma...

    Authors: Christian Graetz, Johanna Rabe, Kristina Schoepke, Susanne Schorr, Antje Geiken, David Christofzik, Thomas Rinder, Christof E. Dörfer and Sonja Sälzer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:136

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Dental sealants have been covered by the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) since December 2009 in South Korea. This study aims to determine whether the socioeconomic inequality in untreated dental carie...

    Authors: Bo-Mi Shin, Se-Hwan Jung, Myoung-Hee Kim and Jae-In Ryu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:124

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Community water fluoridation (CWF) is considered one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the twentieth century and has been a cornerstone strategies for the prevention and control of dental caries...

    Authors: Rodrigo Mariño and Carlos Zaror

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:115

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Decades of epidemiological studies have documented high rates of early childhood caries (ECC) among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) children. The aim of this pilot study was to investigate if a motiva...

    Authors: Christine M. Blue, Michelle C. Arnett, Hiwet Ephrem, Scott Lunos, Chen Ruoqiong and Robert Jones

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:90

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  18. The tiered sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax was implemented in Thailand to encourage industries to reduce sugar content in beverages, and consequently reduce sugar consumption in the population. The aim of t...

    Authors: Nipaporn Urwannachotima, Piya Hanvoravongchai, John Pastor Ansah, Piyada Prasertsom and Victoria Rui Ying Koh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:76

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Early childhood caries (ECC) affects millions of children up to 6 years old. Its treatment positively impacts the quality of life of children and their families. However, there is no consensus on how to treat ...

    Authors: Patrícia Corrêa-Faria, Karolline Alves Viana, Daniela Prócida Raggio, Marie Therese Hosey and Luciane Rezende Costa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:75

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The Filling Children’s Teeth: Indicated Or Not? (FiCTION) randomised controlled trial (RCT) aimed to explore the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of managing dental caries in children’s primary teeth. The tria...

    Authors: Sarab El-Yousfi, Nicola P. T. Innes, Richard D. Holmes, Ruth Freeman, Kathryn B. Cunningham, Elaine McColl, Anne Maguire, Gail V. A. Douglas, Janet E. Clarkson and Zoe Marshman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:69

    Content type: Research article

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  21. In this study, we conducted a quantitative analysis of the clinical parameters of crown and gingival morphology (CGM) of the maxillary anterior teeth (MAT). We also analyzed the correlation of these parameters...

    Authors: Xiao-jie Yin, Bang-yan Wei, Xiu-ping Ke, Ting Zhang, Meng-yang Jiang, Xia-yan Luo and Hui-qiang Sun

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:59

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Evidence concerning periodontal practice in Eastern European countries is scarce. The aim of the present study was to investigate periodontal risk knowledge, patient management and self-perceived confidence am...

    Authors: Jolanta Aleksejūnienė, Alina Pūrienė, Arunas Rimkervicius, Corneliu Amariei, Roxana Oancea, Tatiana Porosencova, Egor Porosencov, Julijana Nikolovska, Elena Mirnaya, Aleksandra Serova-Papakul and Kenneth A. Eaton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:47

    Content type: Research article

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  23. A three-arm parallel group, randomised controlled trial set in general dental practices in England, Scotland, and Wales was undertaken to evaluate three strategies to manage dental caries in primary teeth. Chi...

    Authors: Tara Homer, Anne Maguire, Gail V. A. Douglas, Nicola P. Innes, Jan E. Clarkson, Nina Wilson, Vicky Ryan, Elaine McColl, Mark Robertson and Luke Vale

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:45

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Many factors influence how a person experiences oral health and how such experiences may facilitate supportive oral health behaviours. Women in particular face different challenges due to their environment, re...

    Authors: Kaley Butten, Newell W. Johnson, Kerry K. Hall, Maree Toombs, Neil King and Kerry-Ann F. O’Grady

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:35

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  25. This study, by using a variable-controlled survey model, sought to compare clinical decisions made by dentists with different clinical backgrounds in South Korea regarding teeth with apical periodontitis and t...

    Authors: Junghoon Lee, Sumi Kang, Hoi-In Jung, Sunil Kim, Bekir Karabucak and Euiseong Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:23

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This systematic review aimed to investigate whether non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) can reduce systemic inflammatory levels and improve metabolism in patients undergoing haemodialysis (HD) and/or perit...

    Authors: Hui Yue, Xinxin Xu, Qin Liu, Xiaozhi Li, Yiting Xiao and Bo Hu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:18

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  27. The aim of this study was to evaluate the dentists’ knowledge and practice regarding HIV positive individuals’ oral care in Rio de Janeiro State.

    Authors: Carina Maciel Silva-Boghossian, Brenda Azzariti Berrondo Boscardini, Claudia Maria Pereira and Edson Jorge Lima Moreira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:13

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  28. The relational continuity of care is an essential function of primary health care. This study reports on the perspectives of Cree communities and their primary health care providers regarding the barriers and ...

    Authors: Richa Shrivastava, Yves Couturier, Stefanik Simard-Lebel, Felix Girard, Nadia Verenna Bendezu Aguirre, Jill Torrie and Elham Emami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:287

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) colonize the stomach and are considered an etiological agent of gastric cancer. The oral cavity is a transmission route to the stomach, but the exact site of colonization has not y...

    Authors: Komei Iwai, Isao Watanabe, Toshiro Yamamoto, Nagato Kuriyama, Daisuke Matsui, Ryota Nomura, Yuko Ogaya, Fumishige Oseko, Keiji Adachi, Shigeta Takizawa, Etsuko Ozaki, Teruhide Koyama, Kazuhiko Nakano, Narisato Kanamura, Ritei Uehara and Yoshiyuki Watanabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:267

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Interest in aqueous silver diamine fluoride (SDF) has been growing as a treatment for caries arrest. A cross-sectional study was conducted to identify factors associated with caregiver acceptance of SDF treatm...

    Authors: Anjali Kumar, Dana Cernigliaro, Mary E. Northridge, Yinxiang Wu, Andrea B. Troxel, Joana Cunha-Cruz, Jay Balzer and David M. Okuji

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:228

    Content type: Research article

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  31. This study evaluated the relationship between enrolment in a school-based oral health prevention program (SOHP) and: 1) children’s dental health status and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), and 2) ...

    Authors: Aishah Alsumait, Mohamed ElSalhy, Sahar Behzadi, Kim D. Raine, Rebecca Gokiert, Ken Cor, Sabiha Almutawa and Maryam Amin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:202

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  32. Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease in which pathogenic infections trigger a series of inflammatory responses and redox regulation. The hypothesis of this study was that a host’s redox regulation, a...

    Authors: Chang-Yu Lee, Chia-Huang Chang, Nai-Chia Teng, Hung-Ming Chang, Wan-Ting Huang and Yung-Kai Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:201

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  33. Antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive treatments, including dental extractions, is still recommended for patients at high risk of infective endocarditis. However, the risk from self-extraction of teeth in dai...

    Authors: Soichiro Kawase, Yoshiyuki Okada, Kazushige Isono, Hitoshi Iwasaki, Takashi Kuno, Kohei Matsumura, Yiwen Fu, Yorikazu Harada and Tadashi Ogasawara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:200

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Radioiodine (RI) treatments can destroy the cellular components of salivary glands (SG) and disrupt their function. This study investigated whether fucoidan could attenuate radioiodine-induced SG dysfunction i...

    Authors: Young-Mo Kim, Jeong Mi Kim, Ji Won Kim, Mi Eun Choi, Seok-Ki Kim and Jeong-Seok Choi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:198

    Content type: Research article

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  35. More than 90% of all infections in the head and neck region can be traced back to an odontogenic origin. In rare cases they can lead to sepsis, which may pose a vital threat to the patient. The purpose of this...

    Authors: H. Weise, A. Naros, C. Weise, S. Reinert and S. Hoefert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:173

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  36. Early childhood caries is a common chronic childhood disease and maternal oral health is a risk factor. Improving the oral health behaviours of pregnant women/young mothers can positively influence the oral he...

    Authors: Ajesh George, Mariana S. Sousa, Ariana C. Kong, Anthony Blinkhorn, Tiffany Patterson Norrie, Jann Foster, Hannah G. Dahlen, Shilpi Ajwani and Maree Johnson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:172

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  37. The incidence of human papilloma virus (HPV)-related oral cancer has recently increased worldwide. The role of dentists is of prime importance in the early detection of oral cancer which would result in a favo...

    Authors: Malik Sallam, Esraa Al-Fraihat, Deema Dababseh, Alaa’ Yaseen, Duaa Taim, Seraj Zabadi, Ahmad A. Hamdan, Yazan Hassona, Azmi Mahafzah and Gülşen Özkaya Şahin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:171

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  38. Interprofessional education (IPE) is an important part of the landscape of modern education. However, there is a significant deficiency of studies that evaluate IPE in dentistry. The aim of this article is to ...

    Authors: Azita Khanbodaghi, Zuhair S. Natto, Martha Forero and Cheen Y. Loo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:170

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  39. Individual child-level risk factors for Early Childhood Caries (ECC) have been studied, but broader family- and community-level influences on child oral hygiene behaviors are less well understood. This study e...

    Authors: Tracy L. Finlayson, MarkJason Cabudol, Jenny X. Liu, Jeremiah R. Garza, Stuart A. Gansky and Francisco Ramos-Gomez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:166

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The present study investigated and evaluated the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) in patients during bilateral mandibular third molars extraction by systematic review and meta-analysis.

    Authors: Xu Xiang, Ping Shi, Ping Zhang, Jun Shen and Jian Kang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:163

    Content type: Research article

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