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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. This split-mouth, double-blind randomized controlled trial evaluated radiographic changes in infrabony defects treated with open flap debridement (OFD) or OFD associated with enamel matrix derivative (EMD) aft...

    Authors: Mariana Schutzer Ragghianti Zangrando, Daniela Chambrone, Ivan Munhoz Pasin, Marina Clemente Conde, Cláudio Mendes Pannuti and Luiz Antônio Pugliesi Alves de Lima

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:149

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Dental erosion is caused by frequent exposure to acids without the involvement of microorganism. This study analyzed the effect of biguanides (polyhexamethylene biguanide – PHMB and chlorhexidine – CHX) on den...

    Authors: Senda Charone, Cristiane de Almeida Baldini Cardoso, Melissa Thiemi Kato, Paula Ducati, Rejane Fukushima, Gabriela Gennaro, Ana Carolina Magalhães and Marília Afonso Rabelo Buzalaf

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:131

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The purpose of this study was to use functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to quantify changes in brain activity during experimental occlusal interference.

    Authors: Masafumi Oda, Kenichi Yoshino, Tatsurou Tanaka, Shunji Shiiba, Eri Makihara, Ikuya Miyamoto, Shinnosuke Nogami, Shinji Kito, Nao Wakasugi-Sato, Shinobu Matsumoto-Takeda, Shun Nishimura, Keita Murakami, Masahiro Koga, Shigenori Kawagishi, Izumi Yoshioka, Shin-ichi Masumi…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:124

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Amelogenesis imperfecta refers a group of hereditary diseases affecting the teeth and can present a variety of clinical forms and appearances, compromising esthetic appearance. Amelogenesis imperfecta variably...

    Authors: Aysegul Apaydin, Bulent Sermet, Sevin Ureturk and Abdulsamet Kundakcioglu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:116

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Efforts to improve the efficacy of smear layer removal by applying irrigant activation at the final irrigation or by elevating the temperature of the irrigant have been reported. However, the combination of su...

    Authors: Xiangjun Guo, Hui Miao, Lei Li, Shasha Zhang, Dongyan Zhou, Yan Lu and Ligeng Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:114

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Topical fluoride agents have been shown to be the most effective method in treating demineralized enamel after in-office bleaching treatments. Thus, this study aimed to examine the effects of two different pos...

    Authors: Hande Kemaloğlu, Hüseyin Tezel and Zeynep Ergücü

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:113

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The purpose of this study was to compare two biochemical markers, which have been previously used to determine the degrees of alveolar bone destruction, in evaluating periodontal disease severity.

    Authors: Sakornrat Khongkhunthian, Prachya Kongtawelert, Siriwan Ongchai, Peraphan Pothacharoen, Thanapat Sastraruji, Dhirawat Jotikasthira and Suttichai Krisanaprakornkit

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:107

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of nickel-titanium rotary systems with or without the retreatment instruments in the removal of gutta-percha from the apical third.

    Authors: Flávio Rodrigues Ferreira Alves, Thiago Oliveira Ribeiro, Jaime Omar Moreno and Hélio Pereira Lopes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:102

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Orofacial clefts (cleft lip/palate; CL/P) are among the most common congenital anomalies, with prevalence that varies among different ethnic groups. Craniofacial shape differences between individuals with CL/P...

    Authors: Mange Manyama, Jacinda R Larson, Denise K Liberton, Campbell Rolian, Francis J Smith, Emmanuel Kimwaga, Japhet Gilyoma, Kenneth D Lukowiak, Richard A Spritz and Benedikt Hallgrimsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:93

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Recently, fast-setting α-tricalcium-phosphate (TCP) cement was developed for use in the pulp capping process. The aim of this study was to investigate the physical properties and biological effects of α-TCP ce...

    Authors: Jun-Bong Lee, Su-Jung Park, Hyun-Ha Kim, Young-Sun Kwon, Kwang-Won Lee and Kyung-San Min

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:87

    Content type: Research article

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  11. It is well known that the use of denture cleansers can reduce Candida albicans biofilm accumulation; however, the efficacy of citric acid denture cleansers is uncertain. In addition, the long-term efficacy of thi...

    Authors: Fernanda Faot, Yuri Wanderley Cavalcanti, Martinna de Mendonça e Bertolini, Luciana de Rezende Pinto, Wander José da Silva and Altair Antoninha Del Bel Cury

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:77

    Content type: Research article

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  12. A key element for long-term success of dental implants is integration of the implant surface with the surrounding host tissues. Modification of titanium implant surfaces can enhance osteoblast activity but the...

    Authors: Marjan Dorkhan, Tülay Yücel-Lindberg, Jan Hall, Gunnel Svensäter and Julia R Davies

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:75

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of orthodontic treatment using the Invisalign® system. Particularly, we analyzed the influence of auxiliaries (Attachment/Power Ridge) as well as the stagi...

    Authors: Mareike Simon, Ludger Keilig, Jörg Schwarze, Britta A Jung and Christoph Bourauel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:68

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Onlay bone grafting techniques have some problems related to the limited volume of autogenous grafted bone and need for surgery to remove bone fixing screws. Here, we report a case of horizontal alveolar ridge...

    Authors: Kazumi Kubozono, Masaaki Takechi, Kouji Ohta, Shigehiro Ono, Takayuki Nakagawa, Shinichi Fujimoto and Nobuyuki Kamata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:60

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Surface sealants have been successfully used in the prevention of erosive tooth wear. However, when multiple tooth surfaces should be sealed, the light-curing procedure is very time-consuming. Therefore, the a...

    Authors: Florian J Wegehaupt, Tobias T Tauböck, Thomas Attin and Georgios N Belibasakis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:48

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Internal inflammatory root resorption is a rare condition in permanent teeth, which requires the presence of necrotic and infected pulp tissue within the coronal portion of the root canal system as well as inf...

    Authors: Atakan Kalender, Meltem D Öztan, Fatma Basmaci, Umut Aksoy and Kaan Orhan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:39

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Debridement and disinfection of the root canal system is a crucial step in endodontic procedures. The effectiveness of irrigation relies on both the mechanical flushing action and the ability of irrigants to d...

    Authors: Ahmad AlKahtani, Sarah M Alkahtany, Amer Mahmood, Mona A Elsafadi, Abdullah M Aldahmash and Sukumaran Anil

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:27

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Nano-hydroxyapatite (nHA) is a potential ideal biomaterial for bone regeneration. However, studies have yet to characterize the behavior of human osteoblasts derived from alveolar bone on nHA. Thus, the aim of...

    Authors: Andrea Pilloni, Giorgio Pompa, Matteo Saccucci, Gabriele Di Carlo, Lia Rimondini, Marina Brama, Blerina Zeza, Francesca Wannenes and Silvia Migliaccio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:22

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Root canal irrigation carries a risk of extrusion of irrigant into the periapical tissues which can be associated with pain, swelling, and tissue damage. Studies have shown less extrusion with sonic or apical ...

    Authors: Ahmed Alkahtani, Tala D Al Khudhairi and Sukumaran Anil

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:12

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The role of cell-surface glycoconjugates in oral mucosal graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is still unclear, even though molecular changes in the oral epithelium are essential for the pathogenesis of these lesi...

    Authors: Hironori Hanada, Jun Ohno, Kei Seno, Nobutaka Ota and Kunihisa Taniguchi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:5

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Efforts to improve the performance of rotary NiTi instruments by enhancing the properties of NiTi alloy, or their manufacturing processes rather than changes in instrument geometries have been reported. The ai...

    Authors: Raidan Ba-Hattab, Anne-Kathrin Pröhl, Hermann Lang and Dieter Pahncke

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:72

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Pediatric medications may possess a high erosive potential to dental tissues due to the existence of acid components in their formulations. The purpose was to determine the erosive and cariogenic potential of ...

    Authors: Alidianne Fábia C Xavier, Eline FF Moura, Waldeneide F Azevedo, Fernando F Vieira, Mauro HNG Abreu and Alessandro L Cavalcanti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:71

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Reliable caries detection is a cornerstone in the modern caries treatment schema. This study aimed to evaluate adopting traditional and new caries detection methods by third-year dental students.

    Authors: Heini Parviainen, Hannu Vähänikkilä, Marja-Liisa Laitala, Leo Tjäderhane and Vuokko Anttonen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:70

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Electromyographic analysis of the masticatory muscles provides useful data on the behavior of these muscles during stomatognathic system functioning and allows a functional assessment of orthodontic treatments...

    Authors: Chiara Masci, Irma Ciarrocchi, Alessandro Spadaro, Stefano Necozione, Maria Chiara Marci and Annalisa Monaco

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:57

    Content type: Research article

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  25. This study compared the effectiveness of a Specially Designed Paste Carrier technique with the Syringe-Spreader technique and the Syringe-Lentulo spiral technique in the intracanal placement of calcium hydroxide.

    Authors: Joseph Meng Ern Tan, Abhishek Parolia and Allan Kah Heng Pau

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:52

    Content type: Technical advance

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  26. In epidemiological surveys, a good reliability among the examiners regarding the caries detection method is essential. However, training and calibrating those examiners is an arduous task because it involves s...

    Authors: Chaiana Piovesan, Bruna LP Moro, Juan S Lara, Thiago M Ardenghi, Renata S Guedes, Ana E Haddad, Mariana M Braga and Fausto M Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:49

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Aim was to compare clinical findings with x-ray findings using dental panoramic radiography (DPR). In addition, type and frequency of secondary findings in x-rays were investigated.

    Authors: Marc A Moll, Miriam Seuthe, Constantin von See, Antonia Zapf, Else Hornecker, Rainer F Mausberg and Dirk Ziebolz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:48

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The massive use of preventive measures in Mexico has resulted in a large decline in dental caries over the past two decades. There does however remain a largely unmet need for restorative treatment. This paper...

    Authors: Elisa Luengas-Quintero, Jo E Frencken, Jorge Alejandro Muñúzuri-Hernández and Jan Mulder

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:42

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Odontogenic diseases can be a risk factor for life-threatening infection in patients with hematologic malignancies during chemotherapy that induces myelosuppression of variable severity. Previous studies noted...

    Authors: Masaya Akashi, Yasuyuki Shibuya, Junya Kusumoto, Shungo Furudoi, Yumiko Inui, Kimikazu Yakushijin, Atsuo Okamura, Hiroshi Matsuoka and Takahide Komori

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:41

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Several controversies exist about the methods of harvesting and eventual utilization of stem cells in Medicine and Dentistry. The objective of the study was to investigate the awareness, attitude and knowledge...

    Authors: Matthew Asizide Sede, Ochuwa Audu and Clement Chinedu Azodo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:27

    Content type: Research article

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