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  1. Content type: Research article

    The assumption of a link between common symptoms such as febrile illness, diarrhea and the eruption of primary teeth has been established over many centuries. According to traditional beliefs in Ethiopia, diar...

    Authors: Addis Getaneh, Fikirte Derseh, Michael Abreha and Tewodros Yirtaw

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:159

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Three-dimensional (3D) printing technology is used widely in dentistry for applications including implant surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthognathic surgery, endodontics and prosthodontics. Using a ...

    Authors: Juan Xia, Yinghua Li, Dongping Cai, Xilin Shi, Shiyong Zhao, Qianzhou Jiang and Xuechao Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:158

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The assessment of oral heath related quality of life (OHRQoL) for complete denture wearers according to a participant’s subjective perception may provide an indication of the adaptive capacity of the individua...

    Authors: Sarah M. Osman, Nadia Khalifa and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:157

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The goal of this study was to investigate in patients with unilateral palatally displaced canine (PDC) the morphology of maxillary teeth from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans both on the PDC side and...

    Authors: Rosalia Leonardi, Simone Muraglie, Salvatore Crimi, Marco Pirroni, Giuseppe Musumeci and Rosario Perrotta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:156

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  5. Content type: Research article

    This cross-sectional study aimed to identify the factors associated to the cervical dentin hypersensitivity (DH) in Brazilian adult population.

    Authors: Polyana Matos Alcântara, Nayara Franciele Figueiredo Barroso, Adriana Maria Botelho, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-de-Oliveira, Patrícia Furtado Gonçalves and Olga Dumont Flecha

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:155

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, the diode laser (810 nm) has been used for root canal disinfection, which plays an important role in endodontic therapy. This study was undertaken to evaluate the disinfecting ability of a dio...

    Authors: Shanshan Dai, Gang Xiao, Ning Dong, Fei Liu, Shuyang He and Qingyu Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:154

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Since the 1980s, a wide variety of methods have been proposed to measure dental caries in the population, demonstrating a lack of consensus regarding the procedure that should be used for this purpose. The cur...

    Authors: Ana Luiza Sarno Castro, Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna and Carlos Maurício Cardeal Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:153

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Oral health care may improve the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of HIV/AIDS patients. We aimed to evaluate oral health and HRQoL of HIV/AIDS patients using antiretroviral therapy.

    Authors: Vinicius da Costa Vieira, Liliane Lins, Viviane Almeida Sarmento, Eduardo Martins Netto and Carlos Brites

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:151

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The root canal glide path has been recommended as the foundation for a safer root canal preparation. The aim of this study was to compare glide paths created with K-files, PathFiles, and the ProGlider file, an...

    Authors: Linxia Zheng, Xiongfei Ji, Chengxi Li, Lulu Zuo and Xin Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:152

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Anchorage is one of the most important treatments for severe temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Anchoring nails have shown great success in clinical trials; however, they can break under pressure and are ...

    Authors: Z. H. Zhou, X. Z. Chen, X. W. Chen, Y. X. Wang, S. Y. Zhang, S. F. Sun and J. Z. Zhen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:150

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Odontogenic Ameloblast-Associated Protein (ODAM) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) can provide evidence of the detachment of junctional epithelium from the tooth surface by periodontitis. This study sought to...

    Authors: Hye-Kyung Lee, Soo Jin Kim, Young Ho Kim, Youngkyung Ko, Suk Ji and Joo-Cheol Park

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:148

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Maintaining oral health is a continuous and dynamic process that also involves the immune system. Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) migrate from blood circulation and become apparent in the oral fluid. Cont...

    Authors: Elena A. Nicu, Patrick Rijkschroeff, Eva Wartewig, Kamran Nazmi and Bruno G. Loos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:149

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Most studies in the United States (US) have used income and education as socioeconomic indicators but there is limited information on other indicators, such as wealth. We aimed to assess how two socioeconomic ...

    Authors: Alexander Kailembo, Carlos Quiñonez, Gabriela V. Lopez Mitnik, Jane A. Weintraub, Jennifer Stewart Williams, Raman Preet, Timothy Iafolla and Bruce A. Dye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:147

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The development of primary dentition can be affected by oral sucking habits. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the association of nutritive and non-nutritive sucking habits with primary dentition devel...

    Authors: Hiu Tung Bonnie Ling, Fung Hou Kumoi Mineaki Howard Sum, Linkun Zhang, Cindy Po Wan Yeung, Kar Yan Li, Hai Ming Wong and Yanqi Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:145

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Tooth-coloured polymer-based dental filling materials are currently the first choice for dental restorative treatment in many countries. However, there are some concerns about their safety. It has been shown t...

    Authors: Trine Lise Lundekvam Berge, Gunvor Bentung Lygre, Stein Atle Lie and Lars Björkman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:144

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  16. Content type: Research article

    There are different and inconsistent conclusions regarding the genetic relationship between the human tumor suppressor p53 (TP53) rs1042522 polymorphism and the risk of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and ora...

    Authors: Zhen Sun, Wei Gao and Jiang-Tao Cui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:143

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  17. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of implants (Implant), insurance fixed dental prosthesis (IFDP) and private fixed dental prosthesis (PFDP) for a single intermediate missing tooth in the molar regio...

    Authors: Arai Korenori, Kawakami Koji, Teranishi Yuki, Tatsunori Murata, Tanaka-Mizuno Sachiko and Baba Shunsuke

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:141

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Numerous prospective studies have investigated the association between the number of remaining teeth and dementia or cognitive decline. However, no agreement has emerged on the association between tooth loss a...

    Authors: Sho Saito, Takashi Ohi, Takahisa Murakami, Takamasa Komiyama, Yoshitada Miyoshi, Kosei Endo, Michihiro Satoh, Kei Asayama, Ryusuke Inoue, Masahiro Kikuya, Hirohito Metoki, Yutaka Imai, Takayoshi Ohkubo and Yoshinori Hattori

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:142

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Drug-induced gingival enlargement is a common condition which can be observed in patients taking immunosuppressive medications following organ transplant surgery. The disfiguring excessive tissue often hinders...

    Authors: Chi-Ching Chang, Tai-Min Lin, Chiu-Po Chan and Whei-Lin Pan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:140

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Blood Clot (BC) or platelet concentrates have been used as scaffold in regenerative endodontic treatment (RET). The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the performance of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) ...

    Authors: Hongbing Lv, Yuemin Chen, Zhiyu Cai, Lishan Lei, Ming Zhang, Ronghui Zhou and Xiaojing Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:139

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Radiography is a regularly used and accepted adjunct to visual examination in the diagnosis of dental caries. It is assumed that not using radiographs can lead to underestimation of dental caries experience wi...

    Authors: L. A. Foster Page, D. Boyd, K. Fuge, A. Stevenson, K. Goad, D. Sim and W. M. Thomson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:137

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  22. Content type: Study protocol

    Traditionally, patients at low risk and high risk of developing dental disease have been encouraged to attend dental recall appointments at regular intervals of six months between appointments. The lack of evi...

    Authors: Jan E. Clarkson, Nigel B. Pitts, Debbie Bonetti, Dwayne Boyers, Hazel Braid, Robert Elford, Patrick A. Fee, Ruth Floate, Beatriz Goulão, Gerry Humphris, Ian Needleman, John D. T. Norrie, Fiona Ord, Marjon van der Pol, Craig R. Ramsay, David N. J. Ricketts…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:135

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Canine Bud Extraction (CBE) is a process of removing or gouging children’s healthy canine tooth buds embedded underneath the gum using traditional unsterilized tools. The practice of CBE commonly known as fals...

    Authors: Fiona Atim, Teddy Nagaddya, Florence Nakaggwa, Mary Gorrethy N-Mboowa, Peter Kirabira and John Charles Okiria

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:133

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Many adolescents have poor plaque control and sub-optimal toothbrushing behavior. Therefore, we compared the efficacy of an interactive power toothbrush (IPT) to a manual toothbrush (MT) for reducing dental pl...

    Authors: Christina Erbe, Violetta Klees, Priscila Ferrari-Peron, Renzo A. Ccahuana-Vasquez, Hans Timm, Julie Grender, Pamela Cunningham, Ralf Adam, Svetlana Farrell and Heinrich Wehrbein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:130

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Various mandibular indices have been developed to detect osteoporosis on panoramic radiographs. Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) is a low-cost, radiation-free method to assess bone status. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Katarzyna Grocholewicz, Joanna Janiszewska-Olszowska, Magda Aniko-Włodarczyk, Olga Preuss, Grzegorz Trybek, Ewa Sobolewska and Mariusz Lipski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:127

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Personalized maxillary expansion procedure has been proposed to correct maxillary transversal deficiency; different protocols of stem cell activation have been suggested and rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is ...

    Authors: Alessandra Giuliani, Serena Mazzoni, Carlo Mangano, Piero Antonio Zecca, Alberto Caprioglio, Nicolò Vercellini, Mario Raspanti, Francesco Mangano, Adriano Piattelli, Giovanna Iezzi and Rosamaria Fastuca

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:125

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Assessing caries risk is an essential element in the planning of preventive and therapeutic strategies. Different caries risk assessment (CRA) models have been proposed for the identification of individuals ru...

    Authors: Maria Grazia Cagetti, Giuliana Bontà, Fabio Cocco, Peter Lingstrom, Laura Strohmenger and Guglielmo Campus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:123

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Interleukin 1 (IL-1) is involved in bone resorption. However, the role of IL-1 in periapical lesions characterized by periapical bone destruction in primary teeth has not yet been fully elucidated. This study ...

    Authors: Ning-Yan Yang, Yan Zhou, Huan-Ying Zhao, Xiao-Yong Liu, Zheng Sun and Jia-Jian Shang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:124

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Although dental caries is a globally widespread disease, there is no consensus regarding the method that should be used for their detection. In recent decades, a variety of new methods have been proposed for m...

    Authors: Ana Luiza Sarno Castro, Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna and Carlos Maurício Cardeal Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:122

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is the most common dental health problem caused by the interaction of bacteria on tooth enamel. Risk factors for dental caries include salivary composition and inadequate fluoride. However, other...

    Authors: Yilkal Tafere, Selam Chanie, Tigabu Dessie and Haileyesus Gedamu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:119

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Incisor loss constitutes a strong aesthetic and psychologic traumatism for the patient and it remains a challenging situation for the dental practitioner because of the necessity to rapidly replace the lacking...

    Authors: Francois Virard, Laurent Venet, Raphaël Richert, Daniel Pfeffer, Gilbert Viguié, Alexandre Bienfait, Jean-Christophe Farges and Maxime Ducret

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:120

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Intraoral scanners are devices for capturing digital impressions in dentistry. Until now, several in vitro studies have assessed the trueness of digital impressions, but in vivo studies are missing. Therefore,...

    Authors: Emad A. Albdour, Eman Shaheen, Myrthel Vranckx, Francesco Guido Mangano, Constantinus Politis and Reinhilde Jacobs

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:117

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Orthodontic treatment can result in root resorption (RR). Traditional two-dimensional (2D) data exhibit magnification, deformation and positioning problems. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) contains more a...

    Authors: Yaqi Deng, Yannan Sun and Tianmin Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:116

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among obesity, family socioeconomic status, oral health behaviors, and dental caries and to identify possible differences in factors related with dent...

    Authors: Jin Ah Kim, Hayon Michelle Choi, Yunhee Seo and Dae Ryong Kang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:114

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Many gingival lesions are not induced by plaque. The aim of this study was to analyze the frequency of biopsied non-plaque-induced gingival lesions (NPIGL) in a Chilean population.

    Authors: Patricia Hernández-Ríos, Iris Espinoza, Macarena Salinas, Fernando Rodríguez-Castro, Mauricio Baeza and Marcela Hernández

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:112

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  36. Content type: Research article

    The occlusal registration of virtual models taken by intraoral scanners sometimes shows patterns which seem much different from the patients’ occlusion. Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the accuracy of v...

    Authors: Hyemin Lee, Jooly Cha, Youn-Sic Chun and Minji Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:109

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to assess the agreement between orthodontist’s and Chinese young adult’s self-perceived aesthetics, the normative treatment need based on the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN)...

    Authors: Ying Cai, Wulong Du, Feiou Lin, Shengjia Ye and Yanling Ye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:113

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