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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. Content type: Research article

    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

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  2. Content type: Research article

    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

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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

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  4. Content type: Research article

    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

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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

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  7. Content type: Research article

    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

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  8. Content type: Research article

    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

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  9. Content type: Research article

    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

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  10. Content type: Research article

    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

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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

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  12. Content type: Research article

    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

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Candida species are normal commensal organisms of the mouth. However, they can cause oral mucosal and severe systemic infections in persons with reduced immune function, which is commo...

    Authors: Toshiro Sato, Mitsuo Kishi, Miki Suda, Kiyomi Sakata, Haruki Shimoda, Hiroyuki Miura, Akira Ogawa and Seiichiro Kobayashi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:51

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To compare the oral microflora in preschool children attending a fluoride varnish program with a reference group receiving a standard oral health program without fluoride varnish applications. A second aim was...

    Authors: Maria Anderson, Margaret Grindefjord, Göran Dahllöf, Gunnar Dahlén and Svante Twetman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:130

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Malocclusion is a common disease of oral and maxillofacial region. The study was aimed to investigate levels changes of periodontal pathogens in malocclusion patients before, during and after orthodontic treat...

    Authors: Li Guo, Ying Feng, Hong-Gang Guo, Bo-Wen Liu and Yang Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:112

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The involvement of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11β-HSD1), which converts inactive glucocorticoids into active glucocorticoids intracellularly, in metabolic diseases and chronic inflammatory diseas...

    Authors: Takaya Nakata, Makoto Umeda, Hiroaki Masuzaki and Hirofumi Sawai

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:108

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Streptococcus mutans forms biofilms as a resistance mechanism against antimicrobial agents in the human oral cavity. We recently showed that human cathelicidin LL-37 exhibits inhibitor...

    Authors: Yi-jie Guo, Bo Zhang, Xue-song Feng, Hui-xun Ren and Ji-ru Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:101

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2017 17:102

  18. Content type: Research article

    Aim of this single center cross-sectional study was to investigate oral behavior, dental, periodontal and microbiological findings in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) and after kidney transplantation (KT).

    Authors: Gerhard Schmalz, Anne Kauffels, Otto Kollmar, Jan E. Slotta, Radovan Vasko, Gerhard A. Müller, Rainer Haak and Dirk Ziebolz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:72

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The production of chemokines by tissue resident cells during inflammation is considered one of the main mechanisms involved in the formation of inflammatory infiltrates. Fibroblasts are the main resident cell ...

    Authors: Jiang Sun, Eiji Nemoto, Guang Hong and Keiichi Sasaki

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 17:26

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Dryness of the oral cavity is considered one cause of oral malodor. However, it is unclear which of the factors regulating the wetness of the oral cavity are involved in oral malodor development. This study in...

    Authors: N. Suzuki, A. Fujimoto, M. Yoneda, T. Watanabe, T. Hirofuji and T. Hanioka

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 17:23

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Treponema denticola is strongly associated with the development of periodontal disease. Both synergistic and antagonistic effects are observed among bacterial species in the process of biofilm formation. Bacterio...

    Authors: Kimiko Tanaka-Kumazawa, Yuichiro Kikuchi, Yumiko Sano-Kokubun, Seikou Shintani, Masashi Yakushiji, Howard K. Kuramitsu and Kazuyuki Ishihara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 17:18

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Whole saliva provokes a substantial pro-inflammatory response in gingival fibroblasts. This raises the question whether the salivary pellet, which is used for diagnostic purposes, also has a pro-inflammatory c...

    Authors: Heinz-Dieter H-D. Müller, Barbara B. Cvikl, Adrian A. Lussi and Reinhard R. Gruber

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 17:15

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Dental plaque formed on tooth surfaces is a complex ecosystem composed of diverse oral bacteria and salivary components. Accumulation of dental plaque is a risk factor for dental caries and periodontal disease...

    Authors: Ayano Tada, Haruyuki Nakayama-Imaohji, Hisashi Yamasaki, Khaleque Hasibul, Saori Yoneda, Keiko Uchida, Hirofumi Nariya, Motoo Suzuki, Minoru Miyake and Tomomi Kuwahara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:40

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of the present study was to examine the in vitro responses of ERM cells under the combination of centrifugal and compression forces, in terms of their expression of HSP70 mRNA.

    Authors: Hideki Kogai, Kei Nakajima, Tungalag Ser-Od, Akram Al-Wahabi, Kenichi Matsuzaka, Taneaki Nakagawa and Takashi Inoue

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:22

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Krüppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) is a transcription factor regulating proliferation-differentiation balance of epithelium, and down-regulated in less-differentiated and advanced oral carcinomas. Although the expre...

    Authors: Ayumi Yamaguchi, Karen Kuroyama, Ayana Tokura, Atsushi Saito, Huhga Arikawa, Takahisa Hasebe, Dai Usui, Kosuke Yamaguchi, Tadashige Chiba and Kazushi Imai

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2016 16:13

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  26. Content type: Technical advance

    A number of pathogens can cause severe destruction of the periodontal apparatus during the course of periodontitis. The aim of this work was the development of a diagnostic device for the use at the point-of-n...

    Authors: Cornelia Gaertig, Katja Niemann, Jana Berthold, Lisa Giel, Nadine Leitschuh, Christoph Boehm, Liudmila Roussak, Katja Vetter and Dirk Kuhlmeier

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:165

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Previous cross-sectional studies have suggested that the mode of delivery can influence the composition of oral microflora. The aim of this prospective study was to compare the salivary colonization in vaginal...

    Authors: Katarina Boustedt, Josefine Roswall, Gunnar Dahlén, Jovanna Dahlgren and Svante Twetman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:155

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Gingival epithelial cells are the major population of the gingival tissue, acting as the front-line defense against microbial intrusion and regulating the homeostasis of the periodontal tissue in health and di...

    Authors: Wei Guo, Peng Wang, Zhonghao Liu, Pishan Yang and Ping Ye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:133

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) is the primary etiological agent of dental caries. Sortase is a transpeptidase that anchors several surface proteins to the S. mutans cell wall and has been shown to play a major ...

    Authors: Li Xia Yu, Ye Tao, Rong Min Qiu, Yan Zhou, Qing Hui Zhi and Huan Cai Lin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:54

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Given the high prevalence of oral candidiasis and the restricted number of antifungal agents available to control infection, this study investigated the in vitro antifungal activity of alcohol vinegar on Candida ...

    Authors: Ricardo Dias de Castro, Ana Carolina Loureiro Gama Mota, Edeltrudes de Oliveira Lima, André Ulisses Dantas Batista, Julyana de Araújo Oliveira and Alessandro Leite Cavalcanti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:52

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  31. Content type: Case report

    During a research project on fungal Candida species in patients wearing obturator treated with radiotherapy for their recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma, we serendipitously observed the presence of black fungus i...

    Authors: Chaminda Jayampath Seneviratne, Phoenix HL Fong, Sarah SW Wong and Victor HF Lee

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:39

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Aggressive periodontitis (AgP) is one of the most severe forms of periodontal diseases. In Morocco, Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans has been strongly associated with AgP, however limited knowledge is availa...

    Authors: Hanane Chahboun, Maria Minguez Arnau, David Herrera, Mariano Sanz and Oum Keltoum Ennibi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:25

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Probiotic supplementation can reduce mutans streptococci (MS) numbers. One of its proposed mechanisms is immunomodulation. Salivary human neutrophil peptide 1–3 (HNP1-3) levels have previously been demonstrate...

    Authors: Onnida Wattanarat, Anupong Makeudom, Thanapat Sastraruji, Supatcharin Piwat, Sukanya Tianviwat, Rawee Teanpaisan and Suttichai Krisanaprakornkit

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:19

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Porphyromonas gingivalis has been implicated as a major pathogen in the development and progression of chronic periodontitis. P. gingivalis biofilm formation in the subgingival crevice plays an important role in ...

    Authors: Satosu Onozawa, Yuichiro Kikuchi, Kazuko Shibayama, Eitoyo Kokubu, Masaaki Nakayama, Tetsuyoshi Inoue, Keisuke Nakano, Yukinaga Shibata, Naoya Ohara, Koji Nakayama, Kazuyuki Ishihara, Toshiyuki Kawakami and Hiromasa Hasegawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15:4

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  35. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the microbial composition of biofilms at inflamed peri-implant and periodontal tissues in the same subject, using 16S rRNA sequencing.

    Authors: Simone Schaumann, Ingmar Staufenbiel, Ralph Scherer, Markus Schilhabel, Andreas Winkel, Sascha Nico Stumpp, Jörg Eberhard and Meike Stiesch

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:157

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Mutans streptococci (MS) are closely related to the development of dental caries and are usually established in the oral cavity during early childhood. The aim of the study was to identify factors associated w...

    Authors: Ann Ingemansson Hultquist, Peter Lingström and Mats Bågesund

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:147

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  37. Content type: Research article

    To determine the antibacterial effect of photodynamic Therapy on Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) biofilms in experimentally infected human root canals in primary infections and endodontic retreatments.

    Authors: Christian Tennert, Katharina Feldmann, Edwina Haamann, Ali Al-Ahmad, Marie Follo, Karl-Thomas Wrbas, Elmar Hellwig and Markus J Altenburger

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:132

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  38. Content type: Case report

    The sand flea Tunga penetrans usually infects the feet and affects primary school-age children and elderly persons in rural Uganda. Tungiasis occurs nationwide but disease outbreaks have been reported in the Buso...

    Authors: Elizabeth Sentongo and Henry Wabinga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:112

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Recently, the dental literature has focused mainly on the microbial colonization of healthy full-term infants and their mothers or caretakers. However, oral microbial acquisition by premature infants has not b...

    Authors: Vlasta Merglova, Romana Koberova-Ivancakova, Zdenek Broukal and Jiri Dort

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:109

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study is to assess the index of decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMF-T), habit of brushing teeth, and the microbiological agents accumulating on the children’s toothbrushes for 4 weeks ...

    Authors: Tahsin Celepkolu, İsmet Rezani Toptancı, Pakize Gamze Erten Bucaktepe, Velat Sen, Mehmet Sinan Dogan, Veysel Kars, Hamza Aslanhan, Ilknur Aslan, Tuba Dal, Ismail Yıldız and Yılmaz Palancı

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:94

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Porphyromonas gingivalis has been shown to invade osteoblasts and inhibit their differentiation and mineralization in vitro. However, it is unclear if P. gingivalis can invade osteoblasts in vivo and how this wo...

    Authors: Wenjian Zhang, Jun Ju, Todd Rigney and Gena Tribble

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:89

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Inflammation within the oral cavity occurs due to dysregulation between microbial biofilms and the host response. Understanding how different oral hygiene products influence inflammatory properties is importan...

    Authors: Emma Millhouse, Anto Jose, Leighann Sherry, David F Lappin, Nisha Patel, Andrew M Middleton, Jonathan Pratten, Shauna Culshaw and Gordon Ramage

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:80

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