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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. Increased composite roughness enhances bacterial adhesion and discoloration, thus increasing the risk of gingival inflammation and secondary caries. Concerns about detrimental effects of sodium bicarbonate on ...

    Authors: Joanna Janiszewska-Olszowska, Agnieszka Drozdzik, Katarzyna Tandecka and Katarzyna Grocholewicz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:30

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO) is a treatment for bone defects associated with a lack of bone graft stability, especially in coronal locations. This study aimed to compare a modified ...

    Authors: Xiaohan Liu, Baoting Fan, Ahmed Abdelrehem, Zhigui Ma and Chi Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:22

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of disinfection and three different sterilization methods on the dimensional changes and mechanical properties of three-dimensional (3D) printed surg...

    Authors: Gréta Török, Péter Gombocz, Eszter Bognár, Péter Nagy, Elek Dinya, Barbara Kispélyi and Péter Hermann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:19

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The concentration and persisting time of antimicrobial agents in the periodontal pockets are important factors for their antimicrobial efficacy. Increased clearance time in the periodontal pocket is a signific...

    Authors: Tugrul Kirtiloglu, Ilker Keskiner, Murathan Sahin, Banu Kirtiloglu, Safak Aygul, Umur Sakallioglu and Gokhan Acikgoz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:10

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  5. Accurate determination of working length (WL) is crucial for the success of endodontic therapy. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of 2% chlorhexidine digluconate solution, 2% chlorhexidine d...

    Authors: Ewa Marek, Ryta Łagocka, Katarzyna Kot, Krzysztof Woźniak and Mariusz Lipski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 20:3

    Content type: Research article

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  6. In Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR), barrier membranes are used to allow selective cell populations to multiply and to promote periodontal regeneration. A frequent complication is membrane exposure to the oral...

    Authors: Jan-Luca Rudolf, Corina Moser, Anton Sculean and Sigrun Eick

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:291

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Despite the wide use of dental materials for CAD/CAM system in prosthetic treatment, the effect of the materials, which are used as dental implants core fabricated, on cells involved in dental implant osseoint...

    Authors: Jung-Hyun Park, Hyun Lee, Seen-Young Kang, Junesun Kim and Ji-Hwan Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:284

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The anatomical relationship between the root apices of maxillary molars and the maxillary sinus floor (MSF) is important for the treatment of dental implantations and endodontic procedures. In this study, the ...

    Authors: Xi Zhang, Yan Li, Yi Zhang, Fengling Hu, Bin Xu, Xiaojun Shi and Liang Song

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:282

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Dentin hypersensitivity is a frequent finding especially in periodontitis patients. Conventional treatment aims for obstruction of dentin tubules by disabling liquid and osmotic fluctuation to and from the pul...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:274

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The objective of our study was to compare the upper and lower surface microhardness and surface changes of Glass Carbomer Cement (GCP) and EQUIA Forte (EF) in different thickness after thermo-light curing dura...

    Authors: Mehmet Buldur and Emine Sirin Karaarslan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:273

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The prescription of prophylactic antibiotics in conjunction with oral implant surgery remains inconsistent among different populations of dentists. The main objective of this study was to assess the current an...

    Authors: Fabio Rodríguez Sánchez, Iciar Arteagoitia, Carlos Rodríguez Andrés and Alfonso Caiazzo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:265

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Low-molecular-weight chitosan oligosaccharide (LMCOS), a chitosan degradation product, is water-soluble and easily absorbable, rendering it a popular biomaterial to study. However, its effect on bone remodelli...

    Authors: Ke Guo, Zong Lin Liu, Wen Chao Wang, Wei Feng Xu, Shi Qi Yu and Shan Yong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:263

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of the amount of periodontal support on the fracture resistance of root-amputated maxillary molar teeth restored with either direct class. I. restorations o...

    Authors: Balázs Szabó, Sufyan Garoushi, Gábor Braunitzer, Balázs Szabó P., Zoltán Baráth and Márk Fráter

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:261

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Multimode adhesives incorporate the versatility of adapting to various clinical situations by its capacity to be used in different protocols. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical behavior of composite res...

    Authors: Andreia Assis Carvalho, Murillo Martins Leite, Jessica Karla Maia Zago, Carla Aparecida Bernardes Costa Meneses Nunes, Terezinha de Jesus Esteves Barata, Gersinei Carlos de Freitas, Érica Miranda de Torres and Lawrence Gonzaga Lopes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:252

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  15. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of autotransplantation of mature third molars to fresh molar extraction sockets using 3D replicas.

    Authors: Ye Wu, Jiaming Chen, Fuping Xie, Huanhuan Liu, Gang Niu and Lin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:248

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Dental age estimation can assist in the identification of victims following natural disasters and it can also help to solve birth date disputes in individuals involved in criminal activities. A reference datas...

    Authors: Jayakumar Jayaraman, Hai Ming Wong, Graham J. Roberts, Nigel M. King, Hugo F. V. Cardoso, Pavethynath Velusamy, Ronaldo G. Vergara, Keni-ichi Yanagita and Teekayu P. Jorns

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:242

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Pulpotomy is one of the most widely used methods in preserving vital pulp in teeth, which is of great significance in achieving continue root formation in immature permanent teeth suffering from dental caries ...

    Authors: Yuan Chen, Xinlei Chen, Yali Zhang, Fangjie Zhou, Jiaxin Deng, Jing Zou and Yan Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:227

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The resin bond strength of sclerotic dentine is significantly lower than that of the normal dentine, which paused a challenge for bonding procedures clinically. The aim of this study was to compare the effects...

    Authors: Jinhua Wang, Weijian Song, Lei Zhu and Xin Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:216

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Implant prostheses require sufficient interocclusal space. In cases of limited interocclusal space, reducing or extracting over-erupted opposing teeth, orthodontic intrusion, or surgical reconstruction of the ...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Wen Cen, Jiang-Qin Huang and Hong-Wu Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:214

    Content type: Case report

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  38. 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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  39. 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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