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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

    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

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  2. Content type: Research article

    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

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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

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  4. Content type: Research article

    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

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  5. Content type: Research article

    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

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  6. Content type: Research article

    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

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  7. Content type: Research article

    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

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  8. Content type: Research article

    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

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  9. Content type: Research article

    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

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  10. Content type: Research article

    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

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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

  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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