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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 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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

  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. Content type: Research article

    This observational study was designed to evaluate the reliability and diagnostic validity of Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA) in subjects with bilateral disc displacement with reduction and in subjects with bila...

    Authors: Sonia Sharma, Heidi C. Crow, Krishnan Kartha, W. D. McCall Jr. and Yoly M. Gonzalez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:56

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Total tooth loss (edentulism) can be a debilitating condition, impacting on ability to chew, speak and interact with others. The most common treatment is with complete removable dentures, which may be successf...

    Authors: Sarra Jawad, Craig Barclay, William Whittaker, Martin Tickle and Tanya Walsh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:53

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Hyaluronic acid (HA) has been reported to have a positive effect on periodontal wound healing following nonsurgical and surgical therapy. However, to date, a few basic in vitro studies have been reported to inves...

    Authors: Masako Fujioka-Kobayashi, Heinz-Dieter Müller, Andrea Mueller, Adrian Lussi, Anton Sculean, Patrick R. Schmidlin and Richard J. Miron

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:44

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Dentin hypersensitivity (DH) is a common problem encountered in clinical practice. The purpose of this study was to identify the management approaches for DH among United States dentists.

    Authors: Dorota T. Kopycka-Kedzierawski, Cyril Meyerowitz, Mark S. Litaker, Sidney Chonowski, Marc W. Heft, Valeria V. Gordan, Robin L. Yardic, Theresa E. Madden, Stephanie C. Reyes and Gregg H. Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:41

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Evaluation of the marginal fit of cemented zirconia copings manufactured after digital impression with Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner in comparison to that of zirconia copings manufactured after conventional imp...

    Authors: Rinet Dauti, Barbara Cvikl, Alexander Franz, Uwe Yacine Schwarze, Bledar Lilaj, Tina Rybaczek and Andreas Moritz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:129

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO) combines periodontal therapy with orthodontic therapy, which minimises treatment time. This study compared the effectiveness of a bovine-derived xenogra...

    Authors: Maha A. Bahammam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:126

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Due to the detrimental effect of blood contamination on the physico-chemical properties of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), obtaining an effective hemostasis in the surgical crypt during apical surgery is of ...

    Authors: Muzaffer Emir Dinçol, Hakan Ozbas, Bulent Yılmaz, Handan Ersev, Selcuk Gokyay and Vakur Olgac

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:111

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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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