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Dental techniques; tools, materials and surgical research

Section edited by Mariana Braga

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

    To evaluate early failure and possible risk factors for failure of dental implants placed under practice-based conditions.

    Authors: Johannes Krisam, Larissa Ott, Stephanie Schmitz, Anna-Luisa Klotz, Aida Seyidaliyeva, Peter Rammelsberg and Andreas Zenthöfer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:208

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  2. Content type: Research article

    This systematic review aimed to assess the clinical effects of laser preparation compared to other types of chemical or mechanical preparation of tooth surfaces used in fissure sealant placement.

    Authors: Yunhan Zhang, Yan Wang, Yandi Chen, Yang Chen, Qiong Zhang and Jing Zou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:203

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to compare the biocompatibility of three bioactive materials, namely ACTIVA bioactive restorative resin composite, iRoot BP plus and Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) Angelus-HP.

    Authors: Ashraf Abou ElReash, Hamdi Hamama, Walied Abdo, Qiqi Wu, Ahmed Zaen El-Din and Xie Xiaoli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:194

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Enterococcus faecalis is a bacterium frequently isolated after failed root canal therapy. This study analyzed the antibacterial and antibiofilm effects in vitro of sustained-release fillers (SRF) containing cetyl...

    Authors: Bernhard Funk, David Kirmayer, Sharonit Sahar-Heft, Irith Gati, Michael Friedman and Doron Steinberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:190

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this experiment was to assess the push out bond strength of Polydimethylsiloxane sealers (GuttaFlow 2 and GuttaFlow Bioseal by Colte’ne/Whaledent, Altstätten, Switzerland). AH Plus (Dentsply, De...

    Authors: Kinley Dem, Yingfang Wu, Atipatsa Chiwanda Kaminga, Zhuo Dai, Xin Cao and Bingyu Zhu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:181

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of universal adhesives (UA) and silane on the microtensile bond strength (μTBS) of resin cement to a hybrid ceramic Vita Enamic (VE).

    Authors: Mohamed M. Awad, Lamees Albedaiwi, Ahmed Almahdy, Rawaiz Khan, Nick Silikas, Muhanad M. Hatamleh, Fahad M. Alkhtani and Ali Alrahlah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:178

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Glycemic control is vital in the care of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and is significantly associated with the incidence of clinical complications. This Bayesian network analysis was conducted with an aim o...

    Authors: Ruoyan Cao, Qiulan Li, Qiqi Wu, Mianfeng Yao, Yu Chen and Hongbo Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:176

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  8. Content type: Research article

    There is a need for analytical techniques for measuring Erosive Tooth Wear (ETW) on natural surfaces in clinical studies. The purpose was to investigate the use of two instruments aimed to assess initial to mo...

    Authors: K. R. Stenhagen, B. Holme, A. B. Tveit, A. Lussi and T. S. Carvalho

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:167

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The application of a connective tissue graft with epithelial striation (CTG-ES) has been shown to improve the outcome of root coverage (RC) using the coronally advanced flap (CAF) and adjunctive administration...

    Authors: Knut Adam, Ingmar Staufenbiel, Werner Geurtsen and Hüsamettin Günay

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:148

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Vital pulp therapy preserves and maintains the integrity and the health of dental pulp tissue that has been injured by trauma, caries or restorative procedures. The enhancement of cells viability and formation...

    Authors: Abdel-Rahman Youssef, Ramy Emara, Mohiuddin M. Taher, Faisal A. Al-Allaf, Majed Almalki, Mazen A. Almasri and Shahid S. Siddiqui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:133

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  11. Content type: Case report

    The removal of maxillary carcinoma causes various types of tissue defects, which can be corrected by free flap reconstruction. In flap reconstruction after maxillary cancer resection, ensuring prosthesis stabi...

    Authors: Atsushi Abe, Kenichi Kurita, Hiroki Hayashi and Yu Ito

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:125

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to compare the torsional resistance of the available ProTaper rotary systems, namely, ProTaper Universal (PTU), ProTaper Next (PTN), and ProTaper Gold (PTG).

    Authors: Abdullah Alqedairi, Hussam Alfawaz, Bader Abualjadayel, Mohammad Alanazi, Ahmad Alkhalifah and Ahmed Jamleh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:124

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The inherent colour change in maxillofacial silicone elastomers becomes perceptible 6–12 months after fabrication. Determining the factors that accelerate the degradation of the prosthesis can help the clinici...

    Authors: Ebru Demet Cifter, Meltem Ozdemir-Karatas, Adem Cinarli, Erkan Sancakli, Ali Balik and Gulumser Evlioglu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:122

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial activities of four endodontic sealers (GuttaFlow2, AH Plus, ProRoot MTA and RealSeal) against E. feacalis, E.coli and C.albicans.

    Authors: Yuting Huang, Xiaoshuang Li, Preeti Mandal, Yan Wu, Lin Liu, Huihua Gui and Jiarong Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:118

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  15. Content type: Research article

    To compare different anti-caries agents on microhardness and micromorphology of irradiated permanent dentin in vitro, and try to find the most effective agent to prevent radiation-dentin-destruction.

    Authors: LiLing Wu, Kun Geng and QingPing Gao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:113

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The characteristics of a dental implant surface have a decisive influence on the process of osseointegration. According to the current state of knowledge, surface modification can not only affect the morpholog...

    Authors: Arkadiusz Makowiecki, Jakub Hadzik, Artur Błaszczyszyn, Tomasz Gedrange and Marzena Dominiak

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:79

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT), a type of light therapy that uses the concept of photobiomodulation, is developed to promote bone healing. Clinical studies have been conducted to assess the influence of PBM...

    Authors: Yuan Chen, Caojie Liu, Xinlei Chen and Anchun Mo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:77

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Proper wound healing after regenerative surgical procedures is an essential issue for clinical success. Guided tissue regeneration (GTR) and application of enamel matrix derivatives (EMD) are common means to r...

    Authors: M. A. Rojas, L. Marini, A. Pilloni and P. Sahrmann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:76

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  19. Content type: Research article

    New medicinal and surgical oncological treatment strategies not only improve overall survival rates but continually increase the importance of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL). The purpose of this retros...

    Authors: J. K. Meier, J. G. Schuderer, F. Zeman, Ch. Klingelhöffer, M. Hullmann, G. Spanier, T. E. Reichert and T. Ettl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:62

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  20. Content type: Research article

    No randomized controlled trial (RCT) has compared flapless piezocision-assisted corticotomy in the extraction-based orthodontic decrowding of lower anterior teeth with the conventional treatment in terms of pa...

    Authors: Omar Gibreal, Mohammad Y. Hajeer and Bassel Brad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:57

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  21. Content type: Research article

    In view of the increasing demand of adult orthodontics for esthetic purposes, adult treatment with brackets has become an important issue. One essential factor for the quality of such treatment is bracket bond...

    Authors: Alexander Franz, Modesto Raabe, Bledar Lilaj, Rinet Dauti, Andreas Moritz, Dieter Müßig and Barbara Cvikl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:51

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Development in guided tissue regeneration requires biomaterial testing. 3D cell constructs represent a new approach to bridge the gap between cell culture and animal models. Following the hypothesis that attac...

    Authors: Klara Janjić, Barbara Cvikl, Barbara Schädl, Andreas Moritz and Hermann Agis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:48

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  23. Content type: Study protocol

    Many studies were conducted to assess the benefit/risk ratio of EMONO (Equimolar Mixture of Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide) in France before it was authorized for use outside the hospital setting in 2009. The main o...

    Authors: Tony Prud’homme, Sylvie Dajean-Trutaud, Morgane Rousselet, Fanny Feuillet, Marjorie Carpentier-Cheraud, Olivier Bonnot, Isabelle Hyon, Marie Grall-Bronnec, Serena Lopez-Cazaux and Caroline Victorri-Vigneau

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:42

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The spectrum of indications for the use of membranes and scaffolds in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery includes, amongst others, guided bone regeneration (GBR). Currently available membrane systems ...

    Authors: A. Fuchs, A. Youssef, A. Seher, G. Hochleitner, P. D. Dalton, S. Hartmann, R. C. Brands, U. D. A. Müller-Richter and C. Linz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:28

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to assess bacterial sealability and bonding ability of methacrylate-based Resilon (RS, SybronEndo), Endo Rez (ER, Ultradent Products Inc), and epoxy-based AH Plus (AH, Dentsply/DeTrey)...

    Authors: Laura Andriukaitiene, Xiaobo Song, Nannan Yang, Lippo V. J. Lassila, Pekka K. Vallittu and Eero Kerosuo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:213

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  26. Content type: Research article

    A quantitative light-induced fluorescence digital (QLF-D) camera is able to assess demineralizations adjacent to orthodontic brackets. Rotations of teeth during and the presence of the orthodontic appliances m...

    Authors: Nicoline C. W. van der Kaaij, Maria J. Faaij, Jacob M. ten Cate and Monique H. van der Veen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:209

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The aesthetic self-perception and psychosocial impact of whitening is poorly explored in the literature; it is even less clear whether the effect of whitening may influence the psychology or social relations o...

    Authors: Cristian Bersezio, Javier Martín, Andrea Herrera, Alessandro Loguercio and Eduardo Fernández

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:208

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Dentine hypersensitivity is especially frequent in patients with pronounced periodontal attachment loss. Aim of the treatment is an obstruction of the dentine tubules in order to inhibit liquid or osmotic moti...

    Authors: Manz Andrea Stefanie, Attin Thomas, Sener Beatrice and Sahrmann Philipp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:193

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2019 19:160

  29. Content type: Research article

    To establish the extent of using nickel titanium rotary instruments (NiTi-RIs), to identify reasons for using / not using NiTi-RIs, to explore usage modalities and to identify factors and measures that can inc...

    Authors: Ahmad A. Madarati and Adnan A. Habib

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:192

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  30. Content type: Research article

    An innovative hybrid toothbrush was designed functioning either in manual mode, in powered mode (sonic) or in combined mode (manual and powered). The primary aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the c...

    Authors: D. Klonowicz, M. Czerwinska, A. Sirvent and J-Ph. Gatignol

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:185

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, dental implants have been made from titanium or titanium alloys. Alternatively, zirconia-based ceramic implants have been developed with similar characteristics of functional strength and osseoi...

    Authors: Kai-Hendrik Bormann, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Heinz Kniha, Sabine Schild, Dieter Weingart and Michael Gahlert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:181

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies had reported that bond strength deteriorate over time following the dentin surface pretreatment with chlorhexidine. Therefore, further investigations are needed to evaluate the effect of other...

    Authors: Najlaa M. Alamoudi, Alaa M. Baik, Azza A. El-Housseiny, Tariq S. Abu Haimed and Ahmed S. Bakry

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:178

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The root canal glide path has been recommended as the foundation for a safer root canal preparation. The aim of this study was to compare glide paths created with K-files, PathFiles, and the ProGlider file, an...

    Authors: Linxia Zheng, Xiongfei Ji, Chengxi Li, Lulu Zuo and Xin Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:152

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Anchorage is one of the most important treatments for severe temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Anchoring nails have shown great success in clinical trials; however, they can break under pressure and are ...

    Authors: Z. H. Zhou, X. Z. Chen, X. W. Chen, Y. X. Wang, S. Y. Zhang, S. F. Sun and J. Z. Zhen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:150

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Blood Clot (BC) or platelet concentrates have been used as scaffold in regenerative endodontic treatment (RET). The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the performance of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) ...

    Authors: Hongbing Lv, Yuemin Chen, Zhiyu Cai, Lishan Lei, Ming Zhang, Ronghui Zhou and Xiaojing Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:139

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Teeth treated endodontically are more susceptible to vertical root fracture (VRF). Some studies have suggested that obturating the root canals with Gutta-percha or Resilon can reinforce endodontically treated ...

    Authors: Minmin Tan, Zhaowu Chai, Chengjun Sun, Bo Hu, Xiang Gao, Yunjia Chen and Jinlin Song

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:107

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  37. Content type: Research article

    General anesthesia has been widely used in pediatric dentistry in recent years. However, there remain concerns about potential postoperative dental morbidity. The goal of this study was to identify the frequen...

    Authors: Yu-Hsuan Hu, Aileen Tsai, Li-Wei Ou-Yang, Li-Chuan Chuang and Pei-Ching Chang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:84

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of ferrule design on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated mandibular first premolars after simulated crown lengthening and orthodontic forced e...

    Authors: Qingfei Meng, Qian Ma, Tianda Wang and Yaming Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:83

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Pulpotomy is the surgical removal of the entire coronal pulp with preservation of the radicular pulp vitality. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic success of p...

    Authors: Silvia Caruso, Teresa Dinoi, Giuseppe Marzo, Vincenzo Campanella, Maria Rita Giuca, Roberto Gatto and Marco Pasini

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:54

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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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