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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

    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Content type: Research article

    Biomaterials could affect the inflammation reaction and wound healing via the activation and polarization of macrophages. However, the influence of iRoot SP and mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) on macrophage p...

    Authors: Zhenglin Yuan, Xiaodan Zhu, Yuhong Li, Ping Yan and Han Jiang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:56

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  25. 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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  26. Content type: Research article

    Salivary protein biomarkers for screening and diagnosis of oral lichen planus (OLP) are not well-defined. The objective of this study was to identify putative protein biomarkers for OLP using proteomic approac...

    Authors: Sineepat Talungchit, Waranun Buajeeb, Chotima Lerdtripop, Rudee Surarit, Kongthawat Chairatvit, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Yuichi Izumi and Siribang-on Piboonniyom Khovidhunkit

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:42

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  27. Content type: Research article

    To understand the responses of the dental pulp to hypoxia is of high relevance for regenerative endodontics and dental traumatology. Here, we aimed to reveal the effects of hypoxia and the hypoxia mimetic agen...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:36

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Third molar removal surgery is the most frequently performed surgery in the oral and maxillofacial field with a wide range of items in the quantification of postoperative complications. For their measure, in 2...

    Authors: Pedro Christian Aravena, Paula Astudillo, Horacio Miranda and Carlos Manterola

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:25

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to assess the reliability, reproducibility, and convergent and discriminant validity of the Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ)11–14 in a group of 11–14-year-old Lebanese children.

    Authors: Adib Kassis, Nada El Osta, Stéphanie Tubert-Jeannin, Martine Hennequin, Lana El Osta and Joseph Ghoubril

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:18

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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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2017 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.602 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.949 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.166 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.867 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


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