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BMC Oral Health

Dental techniques; tools, materials and surgical research

Section edited by Fausto Mendes

This section seeks to publish research on both new materials and surgical techniques and the efficacy and refinements of existing treatments; this includes oral cancer

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  1. Content type: Research article

    We investigated the clinical and radiographic outcomes of autotransplanted teeth over a follow-up period of 2 to 8 years, and summarize the findings of other relevant studies with regard to the primary factors...

    Authors: Haozhe Tang, Zhengyan Shen, Minhong Hou and Ligeng Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:163

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Osseous dysplasia (OD) is the most common fibro-osseous lesion of the jaw affecting the periapical region. Early stages of OD can resemble periapical radiolucencies, thus mimicking the radiological aspects of ...

    Authors: Victor Daviet-Noual, Anne-Laure Ejeil, Charles Gossiome, Nathan Moreau and Benjamin Salmon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:161

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Tooth wear has a multifactorial etiology, thus it should be assessed within a multiple-variable framework. The objective of this investigation was to assess the association of dietary habits and parental-repor...

    Authors: Claudia Restrepo, Daniele Manfredini, Ruben Manrique and Frank Lobbezoo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:156

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  4. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, it has been a hot research topic to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) through vibration. This review was therefore aimed to systematically evaluate the available evidences on the eff...

    Authors: Dian Jing, Jiani Xiao, Xiaobing Li, Yu Li and Zhihe Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:143

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Recently, using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to assess root canal morphology has become popular; however, few studies have examined its efficiency to assess the entire root canals, including the tiny l...

    Authors: Yan Ji, Shanhui Wen, Shu Liu, Min Zhu, Menghuan Yao, Tiemei Wang and Zitong Lin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:142

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Electronic apex locators (EALs) are modern devices used to determine the working length during root canal preparation. The newest endodontic motors provide an integrated EAL with auto-stop function to prevent ...

    Authors: David W. Christofzik, Andreas Bartols, Mahmoud Khaled, Birte Größner-Schreiber and Christof E. Dörfer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:141

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  7. Content type: Case report

    A cervical cystic mass is associated with a number of pathologies that present with similar symptoms. These conditions are difficult to differentiate using fine-needle aspiration (FNA), ultrasound (US), comput...

    Authors: Qingjia Sun, Mingxing Chen, Yuxin Sun, Xi Chen, Hongjun Xu, Lingjun Rong, Qiong Wu and Dongdong Zhu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:139

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Due to the scarcity of exfoliated/extracted human primary teeth with complete roots, artificial teeth were developed as an alternative to be used for educational and laboratory research purposes. This study ai...

    Authors: Anna Carolina V. Mello-Moura, Carmela R. Bresolin, Cacio Moura-Netto, André Ito, Angela T. Araki, José Carlos P. Imparato and Fausto M. Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:131

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Collagen membranes have some benefits include promoting wound healing through isolation, clot stabilization, wound stability, and hemostasis, enhancing primary wound coverage through its chemotactic ability to...

    Authors: Adnan Kilinc and Mert Ataol

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:126

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although many studies have compared the properties of ultrasonic scaling instruments, it remains controversial as to which is most suitable for implant scaling. This study evaluated the safety and efficiency o...

    Authors: Kyung A. Chun, Kee-Yeon Kum, Woo-Cheol Lee, Seung-Ho Baek, Hae-Won Choi and Won-Jun Shon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:110

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has been largely used in dentistry. Nevertheless, there is lack of evidence regarding CBCT accuracy in the diagnosis of early periodontal lesions as well as the correlation...

    Authors: Vanessa Camillo Almeida, Lucas Rodrigues Pinheiro, Fernanda Cristina Sales Salineiro, Fausto Medeiros Mendes, João Batista César Neto, Marcelo Gusmão Paraíso Cavalcanti and Cláudio Mendes Pannuti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:100

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP, GLO) has been used as an adjunct to various regenerative dental procedures. The aim of the present study was to characterize the influence of PRP on human gingival fibrobl...

    Authors: Eizaburo Kobayashi, Masako Fujioka-Kobayashi, Anton Sculean, Vivianne Chappuis, Daniel Buser, Benoit Schaller, Ferenc Dőri and Richard J. Miron

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:91

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2017 17:98

  13. Content type: Research article

    Artefacts in images related to patient movement decrease image quality, potentially necessitating re-scanning, which leads to an extra radiation dose for the patient. Thus, avoiding patient motion reduces pati...

    Authors: Elif Yıldızer Keriş

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:73

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Colour degradation is a major problem in maxillofacial silicone elastomers. Recent studies have focused on colour stability and the mechanical properties of the silicone elastomers. A colour match is also esse...

    Authors: Ebru Demet Cifter, Meltem Ozdemir – Karatas, Emrah Baca, Adem Cinarli, Ali Balik, Erkan Sancakli and Bilge Gokcen-Rohlig

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:72

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Platelet preparations can stimulate the healing process and have mitogenic properties. We hypothesized that collagen barrier membranes (CBM), clinically used in guided bone regeneration and guided tissue regen...

    Authors: Eva-Maria Mozgan, Michael Edelmayer, Klara Janjić, Manuela Pensch, Michael B. Fischer, Andreas Moritz and Hermann Agis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:66

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    1.481 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.667 - 5-year Impact Factor
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