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Epidemiology of oral health

Section edited by Morenike Folayan

This section aims to publish research on the social determinants of oral health, and the environmental, behavioral, and occupational correlates of oral health, oral health related quality of life and disease

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  1. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and periodontal disease in postmenopausal women using data from the 4th and 5th Korea National Health and...

    Authors: Yunhee Lee, Inah Kim, Jaechul Song, Kyung-Gyun Hwang, Boyoul Choi and Seung-Sik Hwang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:151

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  2. Content type: Research article

    While adult women show greater dental anxiety than adult men, few studies have examined gender differences in adolescent perceptions of dentists. Therefore, this cross-sectional study aimed to evaluate the gen...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Karibe, Yuichi Kato, Kisaki Shimazu, Ayuko Okamoto and Masahiro Heima

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:144

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  3. Content type: Correspondence

    As part of our study, we reviewed the report published in BMC-Oral Health, titled “An assessment of the impacts of child oral health in Indonesia and associations with self-esteem, school performance and perceive...

    Authors: Mir Faeq Ali Quadri and Basaruddin Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:143

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    The original article was published in BMC Oral Health 2017 17:65

  4. Content type: Research article

    Determine the impact of poor oral health on the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in community-dwelling older adults.

    Authors: Lyzbeth Beatriz Ortíz-Barrios, Víctor Granados-García, Pablo Cruz-Hervert, Karla Moreno-Tamayo, Erika Heredia-Ponce and Sergio Sánchez-García

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:141

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Oral health of women during pregnancy is an important issue. Not only it can compromise pregnancy outcomes, but also it may affect their newborn’s overall health. The aim of this study was to assess the oral h...

    Authors: Marzie Deghatipour, Zahra Ghorbani, Shahla Ghanbari, Shahnam Arshi, Farnaz Ehdayivand, Mahshid Namdari and Mina Pakkhesal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:117

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Oral problems, known as a neglected epidemic, have become prevalent in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) countries in last decade. The objective of the study is to examine ...

    Authors: Rahul Bawankule, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar and Sarang Pedgaonkar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:114

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Low masticatory ability and the resulting decrease in intake of masticable foods can result in undernutrition. The present study investigated the relationship between tooth loss, low masticatory ability, and n...

    Authors: Nozomi Okamoto, Nobuko Amano, Tomiyo Nakamura and Motokazu Yanagi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:110

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The Southeast Asian Forum for Early Childhood Caries identified the need for more epidemiological surveys involving preschool children. To date, the only data on Early Childhood Caries in Cambodia come from co...

    Authors: Bathsheba Turton, Tepirou Chher, Wael Sabbah, Callum Durward, Sithan Hak and Arnaud Lailou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:107

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Clinical dental evaluations are considered complex and costly measurements that epidemiological surveillance studies of multiple simultaneous chronic diseases currently require, for example National Health Sur...

    Authors: Paula Margozzini, Rodrigo Berríos, Cynthia Cantarutti, Claudia Veliz and Duniel Ortuno

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:99

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Following implementation in 2009–2010 to the oral health component for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a full-mouth periodontal examination was continued during 2011–2014. Additi...

    Authors: Bruce A. Dye, Joseph Afful, Gina Thornton-Evans and Timothy Iafolla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:95

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The goal of this study was to determine the distribution of periodontal disease in a population seeking oral rehabilitation in a Romanian prosthodontics department and to identify the factors associated with e...

    Authors: Simona Ioana Hategan, Angela Ruth Kamer, Cosmin Sinescu, Ronald George Craig, Anca Jivanescu, Andrei Mihai Gavrilovici and Meda-Lavinia Negrutiu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:94

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Self-perceived health is an essential measure of health status and even a paramount predictor of mortality. So long as it is said that oral health (OH) and general health (GH) are mirrors to each other. This s...

    Authors: Mohammed Nasser Alhajj, Esam Halboub, Abdullah G. Amran, Abdulaziz A. Alkheraif, Fuad A. Al-Sanabani, Bandar M. Al-Makramani, Abdulghani A. Al-Basmi and Fawaz A. Al-Ghabri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:93

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Studies suggest association between low serum 25-OH-Vitamin D3 (VitD) and chronic destructive periodontal diseases. The main sources of VitD is sun exposure and fat fish. Subjects with dark skin will therefore ge...

    Authors: Vimalan Ketharanathan, Gerald R. Torgersen, Beáta Éva Petrovski and Hans R. Preus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:83

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Biomarkers can aid in detecting and preventing clinical disease through the recognition of change in biological samples. The objective of this case-control study was to further the knowledge on the use of big ...

    Authors: Selma Elekdag-Turk, Mohammed Almuzian, Tamer Turk, Marilia Afonso Rabelo Buzalaf, Ali Alnuaimi, Oyku Dalci and M. Ali Darendeliler

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:82

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Ontario is home to the largest number of immigrants in Canada. However, very little is known about their dental care utilization patterns. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of poor denta...

    Authors: Vrati M. Mehra, Christy Costanian, Siya Khanna and Hala Tamim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:78

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  16. Content type: Research article

    There is a need to comprehensively investigate the relationship between tooth eruption and infant growth to explain the theory of tooth emergence. This study aimed to investigate the association between infant...

    Authors: Hai Ming Wong, Si-Min Peng and Colman P. J. McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:47

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  17. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to identify anxiety in dental patients visiting a dental clinic using the Dental Anxiety Scale, their level of psychological distress using the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 and therefore identif...

    Authors: Alexander Zinke, Christian Hannig and Hendrik Berth

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:27

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Oral functions are known to decline with aging. However, there is limited evidence that supports the relationship between oral health and frailty. This study aimed to clarify the relationship between oral hygi...

    Authors: Yoko Hasegawa, Ayumi Sakuramoto, Hideyuki Sugita, Kana Hasegawa, Nobuhide Horii, Takashi Sawada, Ken Shinmura and Hiromitsu Kishimoto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:23

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The index of Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment (CAST) reveals a range of caries development from a non-cavitated status to advanced lesions. The aim of the present study was to explore the oral health s...

    Authors: Azadeh Babaei, Afsaneh Pakdaman, Hossein Hessari and Ahmad R. Shamshiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:20

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is still considered a major public health concern for human beings, especially minority groups and those living in disadvantaged communities. The Lisu is a minority group in China of more than 70...

    Authors: Shinan Zhang, Yuexiao Li, Juan Liu, Weiqi Wang, Leticia Ito, Samamtha Kar Yan Li and Yanhong Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:17

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  21. Content type: Research article

    There was an immense need for studies evaluating the dental health status in Syrian children, especially under the current circumstances of the Syrian crisis. No contemporary data was available. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Muhammed Al-Huda Ballouk and Mayssoon Dashash

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:16

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Children with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy (CP), have a higher risk of dental disease related at least in part to greater difficulties in performing and maintaining effective ...

    Authors: Rahena Akhter, Nur Mohammad Monsur Hassan, Elizabeth F. Martin, Mohammad Muhit, Hayley Smithers-sheedy, Nadia Badawi and Gulam Khandaker

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:15

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries in preschool children is prevalent worldwide, but data regarding its magnitude and associated factors were not available for preschool children in Zhejiang Province, China. This study examines th...

    Authors: Na Zhou, Haihua Zhu, Yadong Chen, Wen Jiang, Xiaolong Lin, Yan Tu, Dingwan Chen and Hui Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:9

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The tribes of India have poor periodontal health status due to their isolation, awareness and less accessibility to dental resources. They follow traditional methods of oral hygiene practice, which are found t...

    Authors: Shaik Mohammed Asif, Shaik Naheeda, Khalil Ibrahim Assiri, Hussain Mohammed Almubarak, Sultan Mohammed Kaleem, M. Zakirulla, Fawaz Abdul Hamid Baig and Mohammed Zahir Kota

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:8

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  25. Content type: Research article

    In addition to numerous general health problems, drug dependents manifest various oral health disorders. Our aim was to investigate the oral health status and its determinants among in-treatment opiate depende...

    Authors: Hajar Shekarchizadeh, Mohammad R. Khami, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Hamed Ekhtiari and Jorma I. Virtanen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:5

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries are a significant public health problem. It is a disease with multifactorial causes. In Sub-Sahara Africa, Ethiopia is one of the countries with a high record of dental caries. This study was to ...

    Authors: Mekuanint Simeneh Workie and Denekew Bitew Belay

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:4

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The oral health status of pregnant women in low-resource communities such as Nepal has not been well characterized. This sub-population is also of specific interest given associations between poor oral health ...

    Authors: D. J. Erchick, B. Rai, N. K. Agrawal, S. K. Khatry, J. Katz, S. C. LeClerq, M. A. Reynolds and L. C. Mullany

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:2

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) research among children and adolescents in Lithuania is just starting and no measures have been validated to date. Therefore, this study aimed to validate a Lithuan...

    Authors: Aistė Kavaliauskienė, Antanas Šidlauskas and Apolinaras Zaborskis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:1

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of caries in deciduous teeth and the effect of diet and lifestyle habits on dental caries among 3- to 5-year-old preschool children in Jiangxi Province, ...

    Authors: Liwei Zeng, Yixuan Zeng, Yin Zhou, Jianqiong Wen, Li Wan, Xiaoyan Ou and Xiaojun Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:224

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The general aim of this research was to determine whether cessation of community water fluoridation (CWF) increased oral health disparities, as measured by dental caries procedures and restoration costs for ch...

    Authors: Jennifer Meyer, Vasileios Margaritis and Aaron Mendelsohn

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:215

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Mixed dentition space analysis methods using regression equations, namely, Moyers’ analysis and Tanaka-Johnston analysis are commonly used around the world. However, the applicability of these analyses among d...

    Authors: Jamal Giri, Prabhat Ranjan Pokharel, Rajesh Gyawali, Jigyasha Timsina and Kashmira Pokhrel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:214

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The Parental–Caregivers Perceptions Questionnaire (P-CPQ) is a measure of parental/caregivers’ perceptions of the impact of children’s oral health on quality of life. The aim of the study was evaluate the psyc...

    Authors: Noeline Razanamihaja, Marie-Laure Boy-Lefèvre, Laurence Jordan, Lea Tapiro, Ariane Berdal, Muriel de la Dure-Molla and Sylvie Azogui-Levy

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:211

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  33. Content type: Research article

    With rapid urbanization in China, an increasing number of rural adults have migrated to cities to seek job opportunities, leaving their school-aged children behind. These left-behind children (LBC) without one...

    Authors: Rongmin Qiu, Yihong Li, Manisha Malla, Junyu Yao, Dan Mo, Neha Dhakal and Hua Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:207

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Existing paediatric oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) measures are generic instruments designed to evaluate a range of oral conditions. It has been found that disease-specific measures may be more a...

    Authors: Fiona Gilchrist, Helen D. Rodd, Chris Deery and Zoe Marshman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:202

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Oral diseases may cause serious health problems, especially in socially disadvantaged populations and in low-income countries. In populations living in the rural areas of Tanzania there is paucity of reports o...

    Authors: Lutango D. Simangwa, Anne N. Åstrøm, Anders Johansson, Irene K. Minja and Ann-Katrin Johansson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:200

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  36. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to assess trends and inequalities in dental care utilization in Estonia and Lithuania in relation to large-scale macroeconomic changes in 2004–2012.

    Authors: Mall Leinsalu, Rainer Reile, Kaire Vals, Janina Petkeviciene, Mare Tekkel and Andrew Stickley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:199

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Socio-economic status, health awareness, and dietary habits have been reported as common risk factors of dental caries and obesity. The present study aimed to explore shared mediators between caries and obesit...

    Authors: Ling-Wei Li, Hai Ming Wong, Akanksha Gandhi and Colman Patrick McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:188

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the severity of permanent tooth impaction and a number of predefined factors, including tooth type, age, gender, tooth agenesis, microdontia of ...

    Authors: Mariam Al-Abdallah, Abeer AlHadidi, Mohammad Hammad and Najla Dar-Odeh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:184

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  39. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to analyze gender-stratified data of patients who underwent day surgery in a hospital based on the type of treatment, type of local anaesthesia, and local anaesthesia complicati...

    Authors: Abdulkadir Burak Çankaya, Çağrı Akçay, Neşe Kahraman and Banu Gürkan Köseoğlu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:179

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Socioeconomic inequalities are associated with oral health status, either subjectively (self-rated oral health) or objectively (clinically-diagnosed dental diseases). The aim of this study is to compare the ma...

    Authors: Gloria C. Mejia, Hawazin W. Elani, Sam Harper, W. Murray Thomson, Xiangqun Ju, Ichiro Kawachi, Jay S. Kaufman and Lisa M. Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:176

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Infant Oral Mutilation (IOM) includes germectomy and early extraction of primary and permanent incisors and canines, primarily in the lower jaw.

    Authors: Arthur Kemoli, Hans Gjørup, Marie-Louise Milvang Nørregaard, Mark Lindholm, Tonnie Mulli, Anders Johansson and Dorte Haubek

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:173

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