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. Research article

    Association among oral symptoms, oral health-related quality of life, and health-related quality of life in a sample of adults living with HIV/AIDS in Malaysia

    Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a multidimensional construct that refers to an individual’s self-perceived well-being. This study used the revised Wilson and Cleary HRQOL model to investigate the ass...

    Nurulasmak Mohamed, Norkhafizah Saddki, Azizah Yusoff and Anilawati Mat Jelani

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:119

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  2. Research article

    Influence of functional dentition on satisfaction with oral health and impacts on daily performance among Brazilian adults: a population-based cross-sectional study

    Dental esthetics, chewing and speech should be preserved in a dentition denominated functional and are closely related to satisfaction with oral health (SOH), impacts caused by oral problems and have a possible a...

    Loliza Luiz Figueiredo Houri Chalub, Raquel Conceição Ferreira and Andréa Maria Duarte Vargas

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:112

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  3. Research article

    Apical periodontitis associates with cardiovascular diseases: a cross-sectional study from Sweden

    Periodontal disease associates with systemic diseases but corresponding links regarding apical periodontitis (AP) are not so clear. Hence our aim was to study association between AP and the prevalence of syste...

    Eunice Virtanen, Tapio Nurmi, Per-Östen Söder, Stella Airila-Månsson, Birgitta Söder and Jukka H. Meurman

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:107

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  4. Research article

    Clinical consequences of untreated dental caries assessed using PUFA index and its covariates in children residing in orphanages of Pakistan

    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and clinical effects of untreated dental caries in Pakistani children residing in orphanages using the DMFT and PUFA index; association of decay and un...

    Ramsha Kamran, Warda Farooq, Mehreen Riaz Faisal and Faisal Jahangir

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:108

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  5. Research article

    Association of circulating leptin and adiponectin with periodontitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    This study aimed to assess the difference in serum levels of leptin and adiponectin in patients with periodontitis and in periodontally healthy individuals and evaluate the changes in circulating leptin and ad...

    Junfei Zhu, Bin Guo, Xueqi Gan, Ling Zhang, Yuting He, Beilei Liu, Xin Chen, Suhan Zhang and Haiyang Yu

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:104

    Published on: 29 June 2017

  6. Research article

    Association of stress, depression, and suicidal ideation with subjective oral health status and oral functions in Korean adults aged 35 years or more

    Oral health greatly affects well-being throughout the different stages of life from childhood to late adulthood. Loss of teeth due to poor oral health hinders mastication, leading to poor nutrition absorption,...

    Young Sun Kim, Han-Na Kim, Jung-Ha Lee, Se-Yeon Kim, Eun-Joo Jun and Jin-Bom Kim

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:101

    Published on: 23 June 2017

  7. Research article

    Knowledge about preventive dentistry versus self-reported competence in providing preventive oral healthcare – a study among Nepalese dentists

    Dentists’ and dental healthcare providers’ professional knowledge and attitude towards the prevention of oral diseases may have an impact on the oral health of the general population. The aim of this study was...

    Madhu Wagle, Ganesh Acharya, Purusotam Basnet and Tordis A. Trovik

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:76

    Published on: 12 April 2017

  8. Research article

    A comparison of DALYs for periodontal disease in China between 1990 and 2013: insights from the 2013 global burden of disease study

    China has undergone a rapid demographic and epidemiological transition with fast ecomonic development since the 1980s. Oral health is becoming a major public health problem as the prevalence of non-communicabl...

    Qi Zhang, Zhixin Li, Chunxiao Wang, Yunning Liu, Yang Yang, Scottie Bussell, Maigeng Zhou and Linhong Wang

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:74

    Published on: 11 April 2017

  9. Research article

    An assessment of the impacts of child oral health in Indonesia and associations with self-esteem, school performance and perceived employability

    Previous surveys have indicated that a majority of Indonesian children have poor oral health. However, little detailed information is available on underlying causation and none that examine impacts of oral hea...

    Diah Ayu Maharani, Melissa Adiatman, Anton Rahardjo, Girvan Burnside and Cynthia Pine

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:65

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  10. Research article

    Knowledge of caries risk factors/indicators among Japanese and Irish adult patients with different socio-economic profiles: a cross-sectional study

    A previous study has shown deficient knowledge of caries risk factors/indicators in a Japanese adult population regarded to have a high interest in preventive dentistry. No prior research has investigated cari...

    Makiko Nishi, Máiréad Harding, Virginia Kelleher, Helen Whelton and Finbarr Allen

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:55

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  11. Research article

    Odontogenic tumors in Ethiopia: eight years retrospective study

    Odontogenic tumor (OT) comprises a large heterogeneous group of lesions arising from tooth producing tissues or its remnants. Studies on OTs are scarce in Ethiopia. Thus, the present study aimed to assess the ...

    Bruktawit Kebede, Dawit Tare, Birke Bogale and Fessahaye Alemseged

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:54

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  12. Research article

    Temporal relationship between dysthymia and temporomandibular disorder: a population-based matched case-control study in Taiwan

    Numerous studies have reported a relationship between depression and temporomandibular disorders (TMD), but the conclusions remain undefined. The aim of this article was to examine the temporal relationship be...

    Shang-Lun Lin, Shang-Liang Wu, Shun-Yao Ko, Ching-Yu Yen, Wei-Fan Chiang and Jung-Wu Yang

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:50

    Published on: 1 February 2017

  13. Research article

    Waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio are associated with periodontal pocketing—results of the Health 2000 Survey

    Body mass index (BMI) has been found to associate with different parameters of chronic periodontal disease in previous studies. It is reasonable to expect that central adiposity measures, such as waist circumf...

    Sanna Kangas, Petra Timonen, Matti Knuuttila, Antti Jula, Pekka Ylöstalo and Anna-Maija Hannele Syrjälä

    BMC Oral Health 2017 17:48

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  14. Research article

    Associations among oral health-related quality of life, subjective symptoms, clinical status, and self-rated oral health in Japanese university students: a cross-sectional study

    The present study aimed to elucidate the associations among self-rated oral health, clinical oral health status, oral health behaviors, subjective oral symptoms, and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL...

    Mayu Yamane-Takeuchi, Daisuke Ekuni, Shinsuke Mizutani, Kota Kataoka, Ayano Taniguchi-Tabata, Tetsuji Azuma, Michiko Furuta, Takaaki Tomofuji, Yoshiaki Iwasaki and Manabu Morita

    BMC Oral Health 2016 16:127

    Published on: 30 November 2016

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