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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. To this day, the effects of sodium hypochlorite and chelating agents on the smear layer and on the dentine’s surface, remain not fully examined. The study is aimed to analyze the dentine's surface treated with...

    Authors: Wojciech Wilkoński, Lidia Jamróz-Wilkońska, Szczepan Zapotoczny, Janusz Opiła and Luciano Grandino

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:454

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The present study examined the effectiveness of high-purity macro/microporous beta-tricalcium phosphate (HPMM β-TCP) as a bone grafting material for maxillary sinus floor elevation by morphometric, histopathol...

    Authors: Atsushi Fujita, Chonji Fukumoto, Tomonori Hasegawa, Yuta Sawatani and Hitoshi Kawamata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:448

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The objective of this report was to highlight the importance of using a dental operating microscope (DOM) to locate supernumerary canals and diagnose variations in root canals using cone-beam computed tomograp...

    Authors: Yao Lin, Yan Xiang, Xiaoling Chen, He Wang, Na Cao, Xiaoman Xu, Yangan Zhang and Zhaojun Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:423

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Esthetic dental restorations have gained increasing popularity. The surface of restorations should be smooth enough to achieve maximum esthetics and prevent the adhesion of microorganisms and food particles. T...

    Authors: Azam Valian, Zahra Jaber Ansari, Mohammad Moien Rezaie and Roja Askian

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:398

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of mineralized collagen (MC) versus anorganic bovine bone (Bio-Oss) for immediate implant placement in esthetic area.

    Authors: Yan Dai, Jin Xu, Xiao-Hui Han, Fu-Zhai Cui, Dong-Sheng Zhang and Sheng-Yun Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:390

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Pathologically elevated levels of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) and Lactoferrin in oral fluids have been associated with the presence of gingivitis/periodontitis. This study aimed to assess the origin of ...

    Authors: Liza L. Ramenzoni, Deborah Hofer, Alex Solderer, Daniel Wiedemeier, Thomas Attin and Patrick R. Schmidlin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:385

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Few large-sample studies in China have focused on the early survival of dental implants. The present study aimed to report the early survival rates of implants and determine the related influencing factors.

    Authors: Yong Yang, Huiting Hu, Mianyan Zeng, Hongxing Chu, Zekun Gan, Jianmin Duan and Mingdeng Rong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:293

    Content type: Technical advance

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  8. Two-part abutments are typically made up of a base composed of titanium and a ceramic build-up. The long-term outcomes are affected by the mechanical durability. The purpose of the present investigation was to...

    Authors: Nadine Freifrau von Maltzahn, Jan Holstermann, Meike Stiesch and Philipp Kohorst

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:285

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The concept of instrumentation beyond the apical foramen by small flexible file to prevent apical blockage is apical patency. However, this procedure might endow postoperative pain, thus to maintain apical pat...

    Authors: Snigdha Shubham, Manisha Nepal, Ravish Mishra and Kishor Dutta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:284

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Cleaning and shaping of the root canal system is an important step of endodontic treatment. Canal transportation is a common procedural error in preparation of curved canals. This study aimed to compare the ca...

    Authors: Hamed Karkehabadi, Zeinab Siahvashi, Abbas Shokri and Nasrin Haji Hasani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:277

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Tricalcium silicate-based sealers have been usually indicated for the single-cone technique and result in more residual filling materials in root canal retreatment. Passive ultrasonic irrigation and photon-ini...

    Authors: Ruiqi Yang, Yuqing Han, Zhaohui Liu, Zhezhen Xu, Hongyan Liu and Xi Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:275

    Content type: Research article

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  12. For patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), accurate evaluation of mandible invasion and resection with appropriate boundaries are important for preserving the structure and function of the mandible...

    Authors: Zezheng Wang, Shuang Zhang, Yumei Pu, Yuxin Wang, Zitong Lin and Zhiyong Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:226

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Beta-tricalcium phosphate in regenerative surgery has shown promising results in terms of bone gain and new vital bone formation; however, several studies have contradicted this finding. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Reham AL Jasser, Abdulelah AlSubaie and Fayez AlShehri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:219

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The biocompatibility of NeoMTA Plus® (Avlon BioMed Inc., Bradenton, Fl) as a furcal perforation repair material is not fully understood. This study compares the biocompatibility of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (...

    Authors: Khaled M. Abboud, Ashraf M. Abu-Seida, Ehab E. Hassanien and Hossam M. Tawfik

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:192

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Dry mouth currently affects roughly 20% of the population and is a condition characterized by chronic hyposalivation and/or subjective reports of xerostomia. Low saliva flow can be indicative of other undiagno...

    Authors: Braden S. Fallon, Trevor J. Chase, Elaine M. Cooke, Amir Ghazitabatabaei, Nathan O. Naylor, Jordan J. Cutshall, Bryan G. Trump and Melodie L. Weller

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:191

    Content type: Technical advance

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  16. The aim of this study was to compare the influence of two novel reciprocating movements on the cyclic fatigue resistance of endodontic reciprocating files.

    Authors: Álvaro Zubizarreta-Macho, Alberto Albaladejo Martínez, Carlos Falcão Costa, Norberto Quispe-López, Ruben Agustín-Panadero and Jesús Mena-Álvarez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:179

    Content type: Research article

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  17. We established an in vivo intraradicular biofilm model of apical periodontitis in pigs in which we compared the efficacy of different irrigant activation techniques for biofilm removal.

    Authors: Toshinori Tanaka, Yoshio Yahata, Keisuke Handa, Suresh V. Venkataiah, Mary M. Njuguna, Masafumi Kanehira, Tatsuya Hasegawa, Yuichiro Noiri and Masahiro Saito

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:177

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The aim of this study was to determine in vitro the bactericidal potential of 38% silver diamine fluoride (SDF) alone, potassium iodide (PI) alone, and the two in combination (SDF + PI) against three bacterial...

    Authors: Benjamín Briseño-Marroquín, Yasmine Ismael, Angelika Callaway, Christian Tennert and Thomas Gerhard Wolf

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:175

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Studies have questioned the necessity of restoring cavitated carious lesion on primary teeth, once the control of biofilm is the most important factor to arrest these lesions. This randomized clinical trial ai...

    Authors: Renata M. D. Bianchi, Aline M. Pascareli-Carlos, Isabela Floriano, Daniela P. Raggio, Mariana M. Braga, Thais Gimenez, Mariana C. Holanda, Gabriela S. da Silva, Karina H. de Natal and Tamara K. Tedesco

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:167

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. The objective of this scoping review was to systematically explore the current knowledge of cellular and molecular processes that drive and control trauma-associated root resorption, to identify research gaps ...

    Authors: Kerstin M. Galler, Eva-Maria Grätz, Matthias Widbiller, Wolfgang Buchalla and Helge Knüttel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:163

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The active arterial-to-arterial collaterals are a significant factor in the prevention of ischemia and extensive tissue necrosis in the case of arterial blockage of various tissues. The present study investiga...

    Authors: Barbara Mikecs, János Vág, Gábor Gerber, Bálint Molnár, Georg Feigl and Arvin Shahbazi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:160

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The primary objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to assess the evidence on complete root coverage (CRC) achieved by periodontal plastic techniques in the treatment of Miller class III/RT2 ...

    Authors: Aitziber Fernández-Jiménez, Ana-María García-De-La-Fuente, Ruth Estefanía-Fresco, Xabier Marichalar-Mendia, José-Manuel Aguirre-Urizar and Luis-Antonio Aguirre-Zorzano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:145

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2021 21:213

  23. Immediate loading has recently been introduced into unsplinted mandibular implant-retained overdentures for the management of edentulous patients due to their increasing demand on immediate aesthetics and func...

    Authors: Wei Liu, He Cai, Junjiang Zhang, Jian Wang and Lei Sui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:122

    Content type: Research article

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  24. A better understanding of the risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) could improve patient outcomes. This study aimed to analyze the risk factors for PONV and its onset after third molar imp...

    Authors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Atsushi Abe, Hiroki Hayashi, Hiroshi Furuta and Takanori Ishihama

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:121

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Pathologic tooth migration (PTM) is a common complication of mild to severe periodontitis and proper orthodontic treatment is helpful to alleviate periodontal diseases. The goal of this study is to explore an ...

    Authors: Yanning Ma and Song Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:109

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Radiographic analysis of tooth morphology is mandatory for accurate calibration of the degree of canal curvature angle and radiographic working length to its real dimensions in case difficulty assessment proto...

    Authors: Bestoon Mohammed Faraj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:90

    Content type: Research article

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  27. In this research the biomechanical properties of a bone model was examined. Porcine ribs are used as experimental model. The objective of this research was to investigate and compare the biomechanical properti...

    Authors: Ádám László Nagy, Zsolt Tóth, Tamás Tarjányi, Nándor Tamás Práger and Zoltán Lajos Baráth

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:86

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Optimum Glide Path (OGP) is a new reciprocating motion aiming to perform efficient glide path preparation in constricted canals. The aim of this study was to investigate and compare manual and OGP movement in ...

    Authors: Jing-Yi Liu, Zhi-Xiong Zhou, Wei-Ju Tseng and Bekir Karabucak

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:83

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Irrigation of the pulp space is a mandatory step to get rid of all its organic and inorganic content. Activation of the irrigants play a key role in the era of minimally invasive endodontics. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Manuele Mancini, Loredana Cerroni, Pietro Palopoli, Giovanni Olivi, Matteo Olivi, Cristiano Buoni and Luigi Cianconi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:81

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by progressive damage on the structure of tooth-supporting tissues. The aim of the study is determining the combination photodynamic effect of diod...

    Authors: Suryani Dyah Astuti, Irawan Budi Utomo, Ernie Maduratna Setiawatie, Miratul Khasanah, Hery Purnobasuki, Deny Arifianto and Kartika Anggraini Alamsyah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:80

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on pain mitigation following the third molar surgery is still controversial. The absence of a standard method for using laser among the studies is related to the ty...

    Authors: Ehsan Momeni, Hoda Barati, Melika Rajaei Arbabi, Behrouz Jalali and Mahdieh-Sadat Moosavi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:77

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis are biofilm-related diseases causing major concern in oral implantology, requiring complex anti-infective procedures or implant removal. Microbial biosurfactants eme...

    Authors: Erica Tambone, Emiliana Bonomi, Paolo Ghensi, Devid Maniglio, Chiara Ceresa, Francesca Agostinacchio, Patrizio Caciagli, Giandomenico Nollo, Federico Piccoli, Iole Caola, Letizia Fracchia and Francesco Tessarolo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:49

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The effectiveness of anterior crossbite treatment in preschool-aged children depends on the treatment design and patient compliance. Common early treatment appliances with steel wires and acrylic resin can bri...

    Authors: Jiayu Zhang, Yuzhi Yang, Xue Han, Tingting Lan, Fei Bi, Xiangchen Qiao and Weihua Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:36

    Content type: Technical advance

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  34. Knowledge of gingival thickness (GT) and alveolar crest thickness (ACT) is essential when performing surgical and non-surgical procedures in the maxillary anterior teeth region. This study aimed at evaluating ...

    Authors: Meng Sun, Xiaofeng Liu, Ting Xia and He Meng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:10

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Perception is defined as the ability to distinguish through the senses. All perception is dependent on factors such as personality, previously lived experiences and cultural elements. When planning an aestheti...

    Authors: Elize Bonafé, Márcia Rezende, Marina Molinari Machado, Suellen Nogueira Linares Lima, Eduardo Fernandez, Marcia M. P. Baldani, Alessandra Reis, Alessandro Dourado Loguercio and Matheus Coelho Bandeca

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:7

    Content type: Research article

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  36. In this prospective study the Peyton 4-step approach of demonstration–deconstruction–comprehension (verbalization by the learner), and performance by the learner was compared to the PDCA cycle/Deming-Circle (P...

    Authors: A. Leitmann, Siegmar Reinert and Hannes Weise

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:365

    Content type: Research article

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  37. This study was aimed to investigate if the adjunctive use of erythritol air-polishing powder applied with the nozzle-system during subgingival instrumentation (SI) has an effect on the outcome of non-surgical ...

    Authors: Holger F. R. Jentsch, Christian Flechsig, Benjamin Kette and Sigrun Eick

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:364

    Content type: Research article

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  38. This is a retrospective study that compares mandibular growth changes in skeletal Class II patients treated by rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and following fixed appliance with those patients treated by Twin-...

    Authors: Jia-Nan Zhang, Si Chen, Cheng-Yi Huang, Chong Zhong, Jing Jin, Feng-Yang Yu, Zan-Zan Zhang and Hai-Ping Lu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:350

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The present study aimed to compare the volumetric changes of three calcium silicate cements after retrofilling and placing under different pH conditions via micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) scan.

    Authors: So Yeon Kwon and Min-Seock Seo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:330

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Peri-implantitis is a biological complication that affects soft and hard tissues around dental implants. Implantoplasty (IP) polishes the exposed implant surface, to decontaminate it and make it less prone to ...

    Authors: Bruno Leitão-Almeida, Octavi Camps-Font, André Correia, Javier Mir-Mari, Rui Figueiredo and Eduard Valmaseda-Castellón

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:329

    Content type: Research article

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