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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. This study aimed to assess caries prevalence and experience among 11 to 14 years, school children, analyze demographic, socioeconomic, personal and professional dental care in relation to untreated carious les...

    Authors: Samar Ahmed Eid, Nagwa Mohmmad Ali Khattab and Ahmad Abdel Hamid Elheeny

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:83

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  2. Poor oral hygiene can lead to serious diseases, such as periodontitis, tooth decay, pain and discomfort in teeth or gums, infections, and loss of teeth. In Iran, adults aged 50 y and older are a high-risk grou...

    Authors: Leila Jahangiry, Raziollah Bagheri, Fatemeh Darabi, Parvin Sarbakhsh, Mohammad Mehdi Naghibi Sistani and Koen Ponnet

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:82

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  3. Sugar-sweetened drinks (SSDs) are known to be cariogenic, but this association has not been well investigated in population-based repeated cross-sectional studies in recent years. Therefore, this study examine...

    Authors: Vinay Pitchika, Marie Standl, Carla Harris, Elisabeth Thiering, Reinhard Hickel, Joachim Heinrich and Jan Kühnisch

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:81

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  4. High incidence of treatable oral conditions has been reported among palliative patients. However, a large proportion of palliative patients lose their ability to communicate their sufferings. Therefore, it may...

    Authors: Munikumar Ramasamy Venkatasalu, Zaidah Rizidah Murang, Divya Thirumalai Rajam Ramasamy and Jagjit Singh Dhaliwal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:79

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  5. With regard to the increasing consumption rates of unhealthy beverages among adolescents, the main purpose of the present study was to determine the association between beverage intake pattern and dental carie...

    Authors: Naimeh Hasheminejad, Tayebeh Malek Mohammadi, Mohammad Reza Mahmoodi, Moein Barkam and Arash Shahravan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:74

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  6. Tooth loss represents a known marker of health inequality. The association between tooth loss and unfavorable socioeconomic conditions is evident when analyzed at an individual level. However, the effects of c...

    Authors: Luana Leal Roberto, Marise Fagundes Silveira, Alfredo Mauricio Batista de Paula, Efigênia Ferreira e Ferreira, Andréa Maria Eleutério de Barros Lima Martins and Desirée Sant’ana Haikal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:73

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  7. Nurses’ oral assessment and dental referral performance for inpatients are important to provide appropriate oral care services in hospitals. The purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge, attitude...

    Authors: Satoru Haresaku, Souhei Uchida, Hisae Aoki, Kazuyuki Akinaga, Rie Yoshida, Keiko Kubota and Toru Naito

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:68

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  8. Periodontitis was reported to be associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, the association between them has not been firmly established in the existing literature. Therefore, this meta-analysi...

    Authors: Yang-yang She, Xiang-bo Kong, Ya-ping Ge, Zhi-yong Liu, Jie-yu Chen, Jing-wei Jiang, Hong-bo Jiang and Si-lian Fang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:67

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  9. Oral health is associated with diabetes, but the chances of experiencing acute or chronic diabetes complications as per this association is unknown in Canada’s most populous province, Ontario. This study asses...

    Authors: Kamini Kaura Parbhakar, Laura C. Rosella, Sonica Singhal and Carlos R. Quiñonez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:66

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  10. High concentrations of Co, Ni, and Cr in the blood serum of dental technicians are strongly associated with free radical formation. It has highly reactive properties that can cause further oxidation of molecul...

    Authors: Titiek Berniyanti, Retno Palupi, Indah L. Kriswandini, Taufan Bramantoro and Indira L. Putri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:65

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  11. Socioeconomic-related inequality in oral hygiene behaviors in Iran is poorly understood. This study aims to measure and decompose socioeconomic-related inequalities in oral hygiene behaviors among middle-aged ...

    Authors: Moslem Soofi, Yahya Pasdar, Behzad Karami Matin, Behrooz Hamzeh, Satar Rezaei, Ali Kazemi Karyani, Mehdi Moradi Nazar, Shahin Soltani, Mohammad Hajizadeh, Yahya Salimi, Alireza Zangeneh, Hossein Poustchi, Maryam Sharafkhah, Ali Akbar Haghdoust, Mahboobeh Shirzad Ahoodashti, Vahid Mohammadkarimi…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:63

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  12. The Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) was developed and validated in 1990 and translated into Spanish in 1999. Since then, the original version has been used in numerous studies, but it has not be...

    Authors: Javiera Aguirre-Bustamante, Francisco Javier Barón-López, Francisco Jesús Carmona-González, Napoleón Pérez-Farinós and Julia Wärnberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:61

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  13. To date, a few studies have documented the detailed periodontal conditions of a Japanese population. It is important to know if the awareness of Japanese nationals and dentists regarding oral hygiene and preve...

    Authors: Satoshi Sekino, Ryoichi Takahashi, Yukihiro Numabe and Hiroshi Okamoto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:60

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  14. Chronic periodontitis (CP) is an immune-inflammatory disease that promotes tissue damage around the teeth. Among the several inflammatory mediators that orchestrate the periodontitis, there is the interleukin ...

    Authors: Felipe Rodolfo Pereira da Silva, Juliana Gomes Galeno, Alessandro Luiz Araújo Bentes Leal, Reyce Santos Koga, Nayana Yared Batista, Silvânia da Conceição Furtado, Daniel Fernando Pereira Vasconcelos, Marcelo Diniz Carvalho and José Fernando Marques Barcellos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:58

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  15. Children’s oral health status (OHS) can be influenced by their oral health practices and many parental factors. This study aimed to investigate pathways from parental factors to oral health practices and statu...

    Authors: Yan Zhang, Kar Yan Li, Edward Chin Man Lo and May Chun Mei Wong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:56

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  16. In view of the association between early childhood caries (ECC])and maternal social risk factors, this study tried to determine if there were associations between indicators of processes, outputs and outcomes ...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Ana Vukovic, Robert Schroth, Balgis Gaffar, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Rosa Amalia, Arheiam Arheiam, Mary Obiyan and Hamideh Daryanavard

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:54

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  17. Adverse childhood experiences, including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, can have detrimental impacts on child and adult health. However, little research has explored the impact that such early life exper...

    Authors: Kat Ford, Paul Brocklehurst, Karen Hughes, Catherine A. Sharp and Mark A. Bellis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:51

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  18. Preschool years are a critical period in the development of a healthy child. The consequences of poor oral health in preschool children reach beyond dental problems, with oral health-related quality of life (O...

    Authors: Ray M. Masumo, Tumaini S. Ndekero and Lorna C. Carneiro

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:46

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  19. Oral hygiene practices can be linked to personal hygiene practices, including access to water and other sanitation facilities. The objective of the study was to determine if there is an association between ora...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Mary O. Obiyan and Atinuke O. Olaleye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:32

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  20. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) is involved in multiple immune-mediated disorders including oral lichen planus (OLP). This study investigated the association between VDR gene polymorphisms and the risk of OLP.

    Authors: Hong Shen, Qinglan Liu, Peng Huang, Haozhi Fan, Feng Zang, Mei Liu, Lingyun Zhuo, Jingjing Wu, Guoying Wu, Rongbin Yu and Jianrong Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:26

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  21. The current study was performed; to validate the Arabic version of WHO child oral health assessment tool (A-OHAT), to assess the oral health status of Arab school children and finally to identify the important...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Bokhari and Mir Faeq Ali Quadri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:21

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  22. Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) measures play an important role in understanding subjective patient experiences in oral health care. The Oral Impact on Daily Performance (OIDP) scale is a validate...

    Authors: Uttara Amilani, Prasanna Jayasekara, Irosha R. Perera, Hannah E. Carter, Sameera Senanayake and Sanjeewa Kularatna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:16

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  23. 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

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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

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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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