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Oral microbiology

Section edited by Hidenobu Senpuku

This section seeks to publish research into the pathology of oral diseases of a biological origin

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  1. Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders (hereafter respectfully referred to as Indigenous Australians) experience disproportionately poor health and low life expectancy compared to non-Indigenous Au...

    Authors: Matilda Handsley-Davis, Lisa Jamieson, Kostas Kapellas, Joanne Hedges and Laura S. Weyrich

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:327

    Content type: Review

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  2. Herpesviruses and bacteria and their interplay have long been believed to play important roles in the pathogenesis of periodontitis, but other microbial entities in the oral environment might also be involved. An...

    Authors: Tian Yu, Shaokun Pan, Yu Zhang, Jun Pei, Jing Liu, Youhua Xie and Xiping Feng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:196

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The aim of this in vitro study was to examine the possible enhancement of the biofilm peeling effect of a sonic toothbrush following the use of an antimicrobial mouth rinse.

    Authors: Tatsuya Ohsumi, Shoji Takenaka, Yuuki Sakaue, Yuki Suzuki, Ryoko Nagata, Taisuke Hasegawa, Hayato Ohshima, Yutaka Terao and Yuichiro Noiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:161

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The mechanism of action of silver diammine fluoride (SDF) on plaque micro-ecology is seldom studied. This study investigated micro-ecological changes in dental plaque on extensive caries of deciduous teeth aft...

    Authors: Bao ying Liu, Jin Liu, Di Zhang, Zhi lei Yang, Ya ping Feng and Meng Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:151

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a mouthwash containing Teucriumpolium herb on Streptococcus mutans in mouth.

    Authors: Somayeh Khoramian Tusi, Ahmad Jafari, Seyed Mahmoud Amin Marashi, Salomeh Faramarzi Niknam, Malihe Farid and Mehdi Ansari

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:130

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is the most common form of oral ulcerative disease, whose cause is still unknown. Researchers have found the association of many factors with the occurrence of RAS, and prop...

    Authors: Zhongjun Yang, Qingyu Cui, Ran An, Juan Wang, Xiaobo Song, Yu Shen, Mingyu Wang and Hai Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:128

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Synthetic particulate hydroxyapatite (HAP; Ca5(PO4)3(OH)) is used as ingredient in oral care products but its effects on cariogenic biofilms are not clear yet. The primary mode of action of HAP may be acting as a...

    Authors: Fabian Cieplik, Christina M. Rupp, Stefanie Hirsch, Denise Muehler, Joachim Enax, Frederic Meyer, Karl-Anton Hiller and Wolfgang Buchalla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:85

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Down syndrome is characterized by a variety of dysmorphic features and congenital malformations, such as congenital heart disease, gastrointestinal disease, and other conditions like leukemia and autoimmune di...

    Authors: Yasuka Kusumoto, Kohsuke Imai, Yoshio Ohyama, Haruhisa Fukayama and Osamu Shinozuka

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:71

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Both substance P and hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha (HIF-1α) are involved in inflammation and angiogenesis. However, the relationship between substance P and HIF-1α in rat periodontitis is still unknown.

    Authors: Kaixian Yan, Qin Lin, Kailiang Tang, Shuang Liu, Yi Du, Xijiao Yu and Shu Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:27

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Microbial culture-based investigations of inflamed tonsil tissues have previously indicated enrichment of several microorganisms such as Streptococcus, Staphylococcus and Prevotella. These taxa were also largely ...

    Authors: Yun Kit Yeoh, Man Hin Chan, Zigui Chen, Eddy W. H. Lam, Po Yee Wong, Chi Man Ngai, Paul K. S. Chan and Mamie Hui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:275

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Extrinsic black stain (EBS) is characterized by discrete dark dots or lines on the tooth surface. The relationship between EBS and oral microbiota in children remains elusive. The aim of this study was to comp...

    Authors: Lulu Chen, Qiong Zhang, Yan Wang, Keke Zhang and Jing Zou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:269

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The relationship between oral microbiota and IE (infective endocarditis) is well established. Opportunistic pathogens in normal oral flora enter the bloodstream through daily oral cleaning or invasive dental p...

    Authors: Ranhui Xi, Renke Wang, Yuan Wang, Zhenting Xiang, Zhifei Su, Zaiqiang Cao, Xin Xu, Xin Zheng and Jiyao Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:255

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Antiinflammatory effect of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25D3) has been reported in periodontitis, but the exact mechanisms remain unclear. Oral epithelial cells are recently highlighted as an important regulator o...

    Authors: Hao Li, Wei Li and Qi Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:236

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The purpose of this in vitro study is to compare the antimicrobial effect and pH of two calcium silicate cements Mineral trioxide aggregate high plasticity (Angelus PR, Brazil) and iRoot BP Plus (BioCeramix In...

    Authors: Ashraf Abou ElReash, Hamdi Hamama, Waleed Eldars, Gong Lingwei, Ahmed M. Zaen El-Din and Xie Xiaoli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:235

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The oral cavity of humans is inhabited by several hundreds of bacterial species and other microorganisms such as fungi and archaeal methanogens. Regarding methanogens, data have been obtained from oral cavity ...

    Authors: Elisabeth Sogodogo, Ogobara Doumbo, Gérard Aboudharam, Bourema Kouriba, Ousseynou Diawara, Hapssa Koita, Souleymane Togora and Michel Drancourt

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:232

    Content type: Research article

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  16. This systematic scoping review aimed to identify changes in biomarkers of microbiological, immunological and biochemical origin during experimental gingivitis (EG) studies that might indicate resistance and re...

    Authors: Charifa Zemouri, Nicholas S. Jakubovics, Wim Crielaard, Egija Zaura, Michael Dodds, Bettina Schelkle and Bruno G. Loos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:212

    Content type: Research article

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  17. We previously showed that nasal administration of a combination of dendritic cell (DC) targeted DNA plasmid expressing Flt3 ligand and CpG oligodeoxynucleotides 1826 as a mucosal adjuvant (double adjuvant, DA)...

    Authors: Kenjiro Kobuchi, Kosuke Kataoka, Yoichiro Taguchi, Tatsuro Miyake and Makoto Umeda

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:188

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Candida albicans is a commensal organism that causes a wide variety of diseases in humans. One of these diseases is oral candidiasis, which occurs at a high recurrence rate in spite of available treatments. The p...

    Authors: Shamsoulmolouk Najafi, Nafiseh Sheykhbahaei, Mina khayamzadeh and Narges Gholizadeh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:104

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Candida is a ubiquitous organism in nature which inhabits the oral cavity as part of the normal microbial flora. The oral carriage of Candida is perpetuated by several predisposing factors.

    Authors: Saad F. Alrayyes, Hammad M. Alruwaili, Ibrahim A. Taher, Khaled M. Elrahawy, Abdulrahman H. Almaeen, Awad O. Ashekhi and Mohammad Khursheed Alam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:86

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs) have been widely studied as bactericidal reagents. However, it is still challenging to use ZnONPs as a root canal sealant to eliminate infecting microorganisms in the root can...

    Authors: Jingyu Wang, Lele Du, Yingmei Fu, Peidong Jiang and Xiumei Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:84

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) was recently proposed to have the potential to regulate bone metabolism, however, its influence on osteogenesis remains controversial. The present study aimed to investigate t...

    Authors: Jie Liu, Yi Lu, Jin Liu, Changxiong Jin, Yuchen Meng and Dandan Pei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:73

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Oral microbiome has significant impact on both oral and general health. Polyols have been promoted as sugar substitutes in prevention of oral diseases. We aimed to reveal the effect of candies containing eryth...

    Authors: Jelena Štšepetova, Jaak Truu, Riina Runnel, Rita Nõmmela, Mare Saag, Jana Olak, Hiie Nõlvak, Jens-Konrad Preem, Kristjan Oopkaup, Kaarel Krjutškov, Eino Honkala, Sisko Honkala, Kauko Mäkinen, Pirkko-Liisa Mäkinen, Tero Vahlberg, Joan Vermeiren…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:60

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The main objectives of this study were to describe and compare the microbiota of 1) deep dentinal lesions of deciduous teeth of children affected with severe early childhood caries (S-ECC) and 2) the unstimula...

    Authors: Eimear Hurley, Maurice P. J. Barrett, Martin Kinirons, Helen Whelton, C. Anthony Ryan, Catherine Stanton, Hugh M. B. Harris and Paul W. O’Toole

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:13

    Content type: Research article

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  24. A number of studies on oral microbial diversity of early childhood caries (ECC) have tended to focus on mid- or late-stage of ECC, with a lack of research into early stage of tooth eruption and maternal influe...

    Authors: Danying Tao, Fei Li, Xiping Feng, May Chun Mei Wong and Haixia Lu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:228

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Adolescents are vulnerable to behaviors that weaken health, by adopting habits that interfere with adherence to treatment. The aims of the present study were to investigate adolescents’ adherence to dental tre...

    Authors: Sílvia Letícia Freddo, Inara Pereira da Cunha, Jaqueline Vilela Bulgareli, Yuri Wanderley Cavalcanti and Antonio Carlos Pereira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:221

    Content type: Research article

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  26. In recent years, the opportunistic fungus C.albicans has been linked to ECC.It is important to investigate the relationship between the distribution of C.albicans and early childhood caries (ECC) in 3–5-year-o...

    Authors: Wanting Zhang, Yan Li, Jing Lin, Aynur Abduryim and Jin Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:203

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The association of periodontal bacteria with lipid profile alteration remains largely unknown, although it has been suggested that chronic periodontitis increases the atherosclerotic risk. This cross-sectional...

    Authors: Youn-Hee Choi, Takayuki Kosaka, Miki Ojima, Shinichi Sekine, Yoshihiro Kokubo, Makoto Watanabe, Yoshihiro Miyamoto, Takahiro Ono and Atsuo Amano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:77

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Recently, dental pulp has been considered a possible source of infection of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in children. We previously developed a novel PCR system for H. pylori detection with high specificity an...

    Authors: Ryota Nomura, Yuko Ogaya, Saaya Matayoshi, Yumiko Morita and Kazuhiko Nakano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:64

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Cathepsin S is a cysteine protease, which is expressed in human periodontal ligament (PDL) cells under inflammatory and infectious conditions. This in vitro study was established to investigate the effect of c...

    Authors: Svenja Memmert, Marjan Nokhbehsaim, Anna Damanaki, Andressa V. B. Nogueira, Alexandra K. Papadopoulou, Christina Piperi, Efthimia K. Basdra, Birgit Rath-Deschner, Werner Götz, Joni A. Cirelli, Andreas Jäger and James Deschner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:60

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Apical periodontitis includes periapical granulomas and radicular cysts, which are histologically distinguished by the absence and the presence of an epithelial lining, respectively. The main cause of apical p...

    Authors: Federico Mussano, Ilario Ferrocino, Natalija Gavrilova, Tullio Genova, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Luca Cocolin and Stefano Carossa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:55

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) has been proven to be effective in preventing and controlling biofilm formation. At the same time, an increase in calculus formation is known as one of considerable side effects. ...

    Authors: Yuuki Sakaue, Shoji Takenaka, Tatsuya Ohsumi, Hisanori Domon, Yutaka Terao and Yuichiro Noiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:52

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The VicRK two-component signalling system regulates virulence and cariogenicity in Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans). The purpose of this study was to explore the genetic polymorphisms of the vicR and vicK genes, ...

    Authors: Pei Lin Zhuang, Li Xia Yu, Juan Kun Liao, Yan Zhou and Huan Cai Lin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:39

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The purpose of this study was to clarify the species of Candida that are important for the development of atrophic glossitis in xerostomia patients.

    Authors: Sachika Nakamura, Mariko R. Okamoto, Ken Yamamoto, Akihisa Tsurumoto, Yoko Yoshino, Hiroshi Iwabuchi, Ichiro Saito, Nobuko Maeda and Yoichi Nakagawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:153

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Ultraviolet (UV) light is used for phototherapy in dermatology, and UVB light (around 310 nm) is effective for treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. In addition, it is known that UVC light (around 265 ...

    Authors: Ayuko Takada, Kenji Matsushita, Satoru Horioka, Yasushi Furuichi and Yasunori Sumi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:96

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Orthodontic treatment was found to have an impact on the quantity and constitution of subgingival microbiota. However, contradictory findings regarding the effects of fixed appliances on microbial changes were...

    Authors: Runzhi Guo, Yifan Lin, Yunfei Zheng and Weiran Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:90

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Chlormadinone acetate (CMA) is a derivative of progesterone and is used as an oral contraceptive. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of CMA on odontogenic differentiation and mineralization o...

    Authors: Se-Min Kim, Bin-Na Lee, Jeong-Tae Koh, Hoon-Sang Chang, In-Nam Hwang, Won-Mann Oh, Kyung-San Min and Yun-Chan Hwang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:89

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Alveolar osteitis is a very painful and distressing condition for a patient who has recently undergone a tooth extraction and has led dental professionals to search for preventive measures. The aim of this met...

    Authors: Amare Teshome

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:82

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The oral cavity can be an extra-gastric reservoir for Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori). This can play a role in the pathogenesis of halitosis, glossitis, recurrent aphthous stomatitis, and dental caries. The presen...

    Authors: Damla Aksit Bıcak, Serap Akyuz, Binnur Kıratlı, Merve Usta, Nafiye Urganci, Burcin Alev, Aysen Yarat and Fikrettin Sahin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:67

    Content type: Research article

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