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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. Oral health literacy is an important construct for both clinical and public health outcomes research. The need to quantify and test OHL has led to the development of measurement instruments and has generated a...

    Authors: Konstantina Taoufik, Kimon Divaris, Katerina Kavvadia, Haroula Koletsi-Kounari and Argy Polychronopoulou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:14

    Content type: Research article

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  2. This study sought to evaluate dental utilization among 3-,4-, and 5-year-old children in China and to use Andersen’s behavioural model to explore influencing factors, thereby providing a reference for future p...

    Authors: Xiaoli Gao, Min Ding, Mengru Xu, Huijing Wu, Chunzi Zhang, Xing Wang, Xiping Feng, Baojun Tai, Deyu Hu, Huancai Lin, Bo Wang, Shuguo Zheng, Xuenan Liu, Wensheng Rong, Weijian Wang, Chunxiao Wang…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:9

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  3. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between early childhood caries (ECC) in 3–5-year-old children, seven indicators of poverty and the indicator of monetary poverty in low- and middle-income c...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Nourhan M. Aly, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Robert J. Schroth, Jorge L. Castillo, Jorma I. Virtanen, Balgis O. Gaffar, Rosa Amalia, Arthur Kemoli, Ana Vulkovic and Carlos A. Feldens

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:8

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  4. Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) is a rare and inherited disease caused by mutations in the GNAS-gene or upstream of the GNAS complex locus. It is characterized by end-organ resistance to PTH, resulting in hypocalc...

    Authors: Jane Hejlesen, Line Underbjerg, Hans Gjørup, Tanja Sikjaer, Lars Rejnmark and Dorte Haubek

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 20:2

    Content type: Research article

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  5. To determine the association between developmental dental anomalies (DDA), early childhood caries (ECC) and oral hygiene status of 3–5-year-old children resident in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Michael Alade, Abiola Adeniyi, Maha El Tantawi and Tracy L. Finlayson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 20:1

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  6. To evaluate the relationship between gender, ethnicity/citizenship, clinical phenotype, total prevalence, and the various congenital malformations associated with oral clefts (OC) in Italy across the period 20...

    Authors: A. Impellizzeri, I. Giannantoni, A. Polimeni, E. Barbato and G. Galluccio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:290

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  7. Orthognathic surgery includes improvement of morphology and function of occlusion as well as psychological perception and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of patients. The aim of this study was to ...

    Authors: Farzad Rezaei, Hiwa Masalehi, Amin Golshah and Mohammad Moslem Imani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:289

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Observational studies examining the association between oral health and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) among children and adolescents have reported inconsistent findings. The aims of this systematic revie...

    Authors: Marit S. Skeie, Elisabeth G. Gil, Lena Cetrelli, Annika Rosén, Johannes Fischer, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, Keijo Luukko, Xieqi Shi, Astrid J. Feuerherm, Abhijit Sen, Paula Frid, Marite Rygg and Athanasia Bletsa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:285

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  9. The co-occurrence of caries and periodontitis and a possible association is still a matter of debate. Thus, the aim of the study was to determine the co-occurrence of caries and periodontitis in Chilean adults.

    Authors: Franz-Josef Strauss, Iris Espinoza, Alexandra Stähli, Mauricio Baeza, Ricardo Cortés, Alicia Morales and Jorge Gamonal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:278

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  10. Dental caries and overweight/obesity are health problems with shared risk factors, but the relationships between caries and BMI need to be further explored. The objective was to evaluate the current status of ...

    Authors: Yi-hong Cheng, Yi Liao, Ding-yan Chen, Yun Wang and Yu Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:270

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  11. We explored the association between working hours and unmet dental needs among adults who have experienced dental pain, and how this relationship varied by demographic and lifestyle factors.

    Authors: Yitak Kim, Sangwon Lee, Juyeong Kim, Eun-Cheol Park and Sung-In Jang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:256

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  12. Although several studies assessed the prevalence of alveolar bone loss, the association with several risk factors has not been fully investigated. The aim of this article is to measure the prevalence of period...

    Authors: Mohammad F. Helmi, Hui Huang, J. Max Goodson, Hatice Hasturk, Mary Tavares and Zuhair S. Natto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:254

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  13. The extent to which the composition and diversity of the oral microbiome varies with age is not clearly understood.

    Authors: Michael J. LaMonte, Robert J. Genco, Michael J. Buck, Daniel I. McSkimming, Lu Li, Kathleen M. Hovey, Christopher A. Andrews, Wei Zheng, Yijun Sun, Amy E. Millen, Maria Tsompana, Hailey R. Banack and Jean Wactawski-Wende

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:246

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  14. Smoking is a major risk factor for periodontitis and tooth loss. Smoking cessation has a positive impact in periodontal treatment. However, so far, no systematic review has evaluated the effect of smoking cess...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Silveira Souto, Emanuel Silva Rovai, Cristina Cunha Villar, Mariana Minatel Braga and Cláudio Mendes Pannuti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:245

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  15. Traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) are highly prevalent during childhood and adolescence and have a significant effect on their oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL). Uncomplicated TDIs, dental trauma inv...

    Authors: Diego Lopez, Nilakshi Waidyatillake, Carlos Zaror and Rodrigo Mariño

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:224

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  16. Tooth loss is one of the major oral health problems among older Thai people. However, there is the existence of socioeconomic-related inequalities in dental service utilization, especially denture service. The...

    Authors: Nareudee Limpuangthip, Supaboon Purnaveja and Tewarit Somkotra

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:220

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  17. Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in the US and disproportionately affects racial/ethnic minorities. Caries is heritable, and though genetic heterogeneity exists between ancestries for a substan...

    Authors: E. Orlova, J. C. Carlson, M. K. Lee, E. Feingold, D. W. McNeil, R. J. Crout, R. J. Weyant, M. L. Marazita and J. R. Shaffer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:215

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  18. Dental caries and type 1 diabetes are responsible for a large burden of global disease; however, the exact prevalence of dental caries among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes remains controversial,...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Lin Xing, Hui Yu and LiJuan Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:213

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  19. The oral flagellated protozoan Trichomonas tenax has been associated with patients with periodontal disease. However, no recent studies have been conducted on the prevalence of T. tenax in Chile. The aim of this ...

    Authors: Casandra Bracamonte-Wolf, Patricio R. Orrego, Christian Muñoz, Daniel Herrera, Joel Bravo, Jorge Gonzalez, Héctor Varela, Alejandro Catalán and Jorge E. Araya

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:207

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  20. Ebiino, a form of Infant Oral Mutilation (IOM), involves the gauging or enucleation of primary canine tooth buds in infants, and is believed to be a form of remedy to a range of childhood diseases. The effects of...

    Authors: Norman Musinguzi, Arthur Kemoli and Isaac Okullo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:204

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  21. The aim of this study is to use data representative of the U.S. population to determine if households (HHs) age, birth country, and marital status, are strong predictors as HHs education for dental sealants, r...

    Authors: Victor Alos-Rullan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:195

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  22. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of tooth wear among preschool children in Jakarta, Indonesia, and examine the risk factors associated with its occurrence.

    Authors: Diah Ayu Maharani, Alisa Novianty Pratiwi, Febriana Setiawati, Shinan Zhang, Sherry Shiqian Gao, Chun Hung Chu and Anton Rahardjo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:192

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  23. Studies in high-income countries have reported associations between oral health and diabetes. There is however a lack of evidence on this association from low and middle-income countries, especially India. The...

    Authors: Ishita Rawal, Shreeparna Ghosh, Safraj Shahul Hameed, Roopa Shivashankar, Vamadevan S. Ajay, Shivani Anil Patel, Michael Goodman, Mohammed K. Ali, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Nikhil Tandon and Dorairaj Prabhakaran

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:191

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  24. Dental caries remains a common and expensive disease for both society and affected individuals. Furthermore, caries often affect individuals’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Health economic evaluations...

    Authors: Lisa Kastenbom, Alexandra Falsen, Pernilla Larsson, Karin Sunnegårdh-Grönberg and Thomas Davidson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:187

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  25. There is a paucity of population-based surveys on oral health conditions in Ecuador. Thus, the aim of this study was to conduct an epidemiological survey with a representative sample of children aged 12 years ...

    Authors: Edgard Michel-Crosato, Daniela Prócida Raggio, Alba Narcisa de Jesus Coloma-Valverde, Edisson Fernando Lopez, Patricia Lourdes Alvarez-Velasco, Marco Vinicio Medina, Mariela Cumanda Balseca, Maritza Del Carmen Quezada-Conde, Fernanda Campos de Almeida Carrer, Giuseppe Alexandre Romito, Maria Ercilia Araujo, Maria Gabriela Haye Biazevic, Mariana Minatel Braga, Maristela Vilas Boas Fratucci, Fausto Medeiros Mendes, Antonio Carlos Frias…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:184

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  26. Factors associated with increases in dental caries and changes in the family socioeconomic profile were investigated in a paediatric primary health care (PHC) cohort in Northeast Brazil during the implementati...

    Authors: Márcia Maria Dantas Cabral de Melo, Wayner Vieira de Souza and Paulo Sávio Angeiras de Goes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:183

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  27. The changed disease landscape in Japan because of an increasing aging population has contributed to an increase in convalescent inpatients, warranting important considerations of their oral care needs. However...

    Authors: Kanako Hayashi, Maya Izumi, Ayaka Isobe, Yuhei Mastuda and Sumio Akifusa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:177

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  28. Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disease that commonly affects the oral cavity. Previous reports have suggested a possible association between LP and thyroid gland diseases (TGDs). Th...

    Authors: Lazar Kats, Yuli Goldman, Adrian Kahn, Victoria Goldman and Meir Gorsky

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:169

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  29. The Syrian crisis has started eight years ago and has, directly and indirectly, affected all the aspects of the Syrians lives. A lot of new war-related factors contributed to change the socio-economic status, ...

    Authors: Bahaa Aldin Alhaffar, Raeed Alawabdi, Leen Barakat and Chaza Kouchaji

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:165

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  30. Chronic Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection is associated with reduced saliva flow rate due to infiltration of HIV and proliferation of CD8 lymphocytes in salivary glands. It is unclear whether HIV in...

    Authors: Dunstan Kalanzi, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Damalie Nakanjako, Catherine Lutalo Mwesigwa, Ronald Ssenyonga and Bennett T. Amaechi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:159

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  31. In 2016 the United Nation Relief and Work Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) commissioned a survey on oral health among 12-year-old students at UNRWA schools in five fields of operation (Jo...

    Authors: Lilia Biscaglia, Patrizia di Caccamo, Irene Terrenato, Maria Antonietta Arrica, Akihiro Seita and Guglielmo Campus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:157

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  32. Analyses of the effects of pit and fissure sealant have been based on small samples and lack large-scale field evaluation data in China. The aim of this study was to understand the effect of pit and fissure se...

    Authors: Weijia Liu, Lihua Xiong, Jianbo Li, Chongshan Guo, Weihua Fan and Shaohong Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:156

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  33. Knowledge of the risk indicators of aggressive periodontitis (AgP) will help clinicians to better diagnose the disease, put a treatment plan that involves modification of modifiable risk indicators, understand...

    Authors: Khansa T. Ababneh, Manal J. Maslamani, Muna S. Abbadi, Anas H. Taha, Jumana A. Karasneh, Amani G. Sa’di and Yousef S. Khader

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:155

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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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

    Content type: Correspondence

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

  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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

    Content type: Research article

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