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  1. Content type: Research article

    Family physicians are in frequent contact with patients, and their contribution to oral health promotion programs could be utilized more effectively. We implemented an oral health care (OHC) educational semina...

    Authors: Simin Z. Mohebbi, Sepideh Rabiei, Reza Yazdani, Pentti Nieminen and Jorma I. Virtanen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:218

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) is an alarming problem with considerable challenges in management. This study aimed to evaluate and compare the knowledge, perceptions, and clinical experiences of molar ...

    Authors: Gianina Camille Sicangco Gamboa, Gillian Hiu Man Lee, Manikandan Ekambaram and Cynthia Kar Yung Yiu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:217

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  3. Content type: Research article

    When mouth breathing becomes habitual, it can cause sleep disorders and abnormal maxillofacial growth, thus early detection of habitual mouth breathing is important. We created a questionnaire for early detect...

    Authors: Masahiro Sano, Sayaka Sano, Hiromasa Kato, Ken Arakawa and Masaaki Arai

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:216

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The general aim of this research was to determine whether cessation of community water fluoridation (CWF) increased oral health disparities, as measured by dental caries procedures and restoration costs for ch...

    Authors: Jennifer Meyer, Vasileios Margaritis and Aaron Mendelsohn

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:215

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to assess bacterial sealability and bonding ability of methacrylate-based Resilon (RS, SybronEndo), Endo Rez (ER, Ultradent Products Inc), and epoxy-based AH Plus (AH, Dentsply/DeTrey)...

    Authors: Laura Andriukaitiene, Xiaobo Song, Nannan Yang, Lippo V. J. Lassila, Pekka K. Vallittu and Eero Kerosuo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:213

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Mixed dentition space analysis methods using regression equations, namely, Moyers’ analysis and Tanaka-Johnston analysis are commonly used around the world. However, the applicability of these analyses among d...

    Authors: Jamal Giri, Prabhat Ranjan Pokharel, Rajesh Gyawali, Jigyasha Timsina and Kashmira Pokhrel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:214

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  7. Content type: Research article

    With rapid urbanization in China, an increasing number of rural adults have migrated to cities to seek job opportunities, leaving their school-aged children behind. These left-behind children (LBC) without one...

    Authors: Rongmin Qiu, Yihong Li, Manisha Malla, Junyu Yao, Dan Mo, Neha Dhakal and Hua Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:207

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The Parental–Caregivers Perceptions Questionnaire (P-CPQ) is a measure of parental/caregivers’ perceptions of the impact of children’s oral health on quality of life. The aim of the study was evaluate the psyc...

    Authors: Noeline Razanamihaja, Marie-Laure Boy-Lefèvre, Laurence Jordan, Lea Tapiro, Ariane Berdal, Muriel de la Dure-Molla and Sylvie Azogui-Levy

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:211

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aesthetic self-perception and psychosocial impact of whitening is poorly explored in the literature; it is even less clear whether the effect of whitening may influence the psychology or social relations o...

    Authors: Cristian Bersezio, Javier Martín, Andrea Herrera, Alessandro Loguercio and Eduardo Fernández

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:208

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  10. Content type: Research article

    A quantitative light-induced fluorescence digital (QLF-D) camera is able to assess demineralizations adjacent to orthodontic brackets. Rotations of teeth during and the presence of the orthodontic appliances m...

    Authors: Nicoline C. W. van der Kaaij, Maria J. Faaij, Jacob M. ten Cate and Monique H. van der Veen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:209

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Inappropriate prescribing of antimicrobials is a significant threat to global public health. In England, approximately 5% of all antimicrobial items are prescribed by dentists, despite the limited indications ...

    Authors: A. Sturrock, D. Landes, T. Robson, L. Bird, A. Ojelabi and J. Ling

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:206

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  12. Content type: Case report

    The estimated number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (PLHIV) in Uganda is 1.5 million (7.3%). As of June 2016, 60% (898,197) of PLHIV were enrolled and receiving antiretroviral therapy...

    Authors: Dunstan Kalanzi, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Damalie Nakanjako and Nelson K. Sewankambo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:205

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) have poor glycemic control owing to extreme impairments in glucose tolerance. There are few reports regarding dental implant surgery in patients with type 1 DM. We d...

    Authors: Hajime Shimoda and Tetsu Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:204

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  14. 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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  15. Content type: Research article

    Oral diseases may cause serious health problems, especially in socially disadvantaged populations and in low-income countries. In populations living in the rural areas of Tanzania there is paucity of reports o...

    Authors: Lutango D. Simangwa, Anne N. Åstrøm, Anders Johansson, Irene K. Minja and Ann-Katrin Johansson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:200

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Existing paediatric oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) measures are generic instruments designed to evaluate a range of oral conditions. It has been found that disease-specific measures may be more a...

    Authors: Fiona Gilchrist, Helen D. Rodd, Chris Deery and Zoe Marshman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:202

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Recombinant amelogenin protein (RAP) is reported to induce complete root apex formation in dog model when used as apexification therapy. It also induces pulp regeneration in 85% of the treated group. Thus, the...

    Authors: Maha M. F. Mounir, Jamila M. A. Farsi, Turki Y. Alhazzazi, Moustafa A. Matar and Azza A. El-Housseiny

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:201

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to assess trends and inequalities in dental care utilization in Estonia and Lithuania in relation to large-scale macroeconomic changes in 2004–2012.

    Authors: Mall Leinsalu, Rainer Reile, Kaire Vals, Janina Petkeviciene, Mare Tekkel and Andrew Stickley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:199

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  19. Content type: Debate

    To achieve optimal health and oral health, the system of care must place a person and their social well-being at the center of decision making and understand factors spent outside the clinical settings, includ...

    Authors: Hyewon Lee, Natalia I. Chalmers, Avery Brow, Sean Boynes, Michael Monopoli, Mark Doherty, Olivia Croom and Lilly Engineer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:198

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory oral mucosal disease in which comprehensive inflammation-related cytokines are involved. These cytokines are commonly produced by immune cells and specific no...

    Authors: Liping Wang, Yinshen Yang, Xiaoqin Xiong, Ting Yu, Xinhong Wang, Wenxia Meng, Haiyan Wang, Gang Luo and Linhu Ge

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:197

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  21. Content type: Research article

    To establish the extent of using nickel titanium rotary instruments (NiTi-RIs), to identify reasons for using / not using NiTi-RIs, to explore usage modalities and to identify factors and measures that can inc...

    Authors: Ahmad A. Madarati and Adnan A. Habib

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:192

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Dentine hypersensitivity is especially frequent in patients with pronounced periodontal attachment loss. Aim of the treatment is an obstruction of the dentine tubules in order to inhibit liquid or osmotic moti...

    Authors: Manz Andrea Stefanie, Attin Thomas, Sener Beatrice and Sahrmann Philipp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:193

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Link workers (lay health workers, health support workers) based in the community provide additional support to individuals and families to facilitate engagement with primary care and other services and resourc...

    Authors: Faith Hodgins, Andrea Sherriff, Wendy Gnich, Alastair J. Ross and Lorna M. D. Macpherson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:191

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this paper is to anatomically describe the bone morphology in the maxillary and mandibular tooth areas, which might help in planning post-extraction implants.

    Authors: P. López-Jarana, C. M. Díaz-Castro, A. Falcão, C. Falcão, J. V. Ríos-Santos and M. Herrero-Climent

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:194

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Socio-economic status, health awareness, and dietary habits have been reported as common risk factors of dental caries and obesity. The present study aimed to explore shared mediators between caries and obesit...

    Authors: Ling-Wei Li, Hai Ming Wong, Akanksha Gandhi and Colman Patrick McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:188

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to analyze the correlation between the dental plaque indices measured using quantitative light-induced fluorescence-digital (QLF-D) and conventional clinical indices that assess gingi...

    Authors: Jong-Bin Lee, Da-Hye Choi, Yon-Joo Mah and Eun-Kyoung Pang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:187

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Lower serum vitamin D levels, a major public health problem worldwide, has been found to be associated with various infectious diseases, cancers, autoimmune and dermatological diseases. The serum levels of vitami...

    Authors: Aynure Öztekin and Coşkun Öztekin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:186

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  28. Content type: Research article

    An innovative hybrid toothbrush was designed functioning either in manual mode, in powered mode (sonic) or in combined mode (manual and powered). The primary aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the c...

    Authors: D. Klonowicz, M. Czerwinska, A. Sirvent and J-Ph. Gatignol

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:185

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Smokers are at increased risk of oral disease. While routine dental care can help prevent and treat oral health problems, smokers have far lower rates of dental care utilization compared with non-smokers. We s...

    Authors: Paula R. Blasi, Chloe Krakauer, Melissa L. Anderson, Jennifer Nelson, Terry Bush, Sheryl L. Catz and Jennifer B. McClure

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:183

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Phobic patients avoid dental treatment impairing their oral health and making it challenging to offer them prosthetic rehabilitation. This study evaluated patients’ experience of implant-supported prosthetic t...

    Authors: Louise Sidenö, Rim Hmaidouch, Jan Brandt, Nadine von Krockow and Paul Weigl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:182

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, dental implants have been made from titanium or titanium alloys. Alternatively, zirconia-based ceramic implants have been developed with similar characteristics of functional strength and osseoi...

    Authors: Kai-Hendrik Bormann, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Heinz Kniha, Sabine Schild, Dieter Weingart and Michael Gahlert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:181

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the severity of permanent tooth impaction and a number of predefined factors, including tooth type, age, gender, tooth agenesis, microdontia of ...

    Authors: Mariam Al-Abdallah, Abeer AlHadidi, Mohammad Hammad and Najla Dar-Odeh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:184

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Orthodontic force may affect not only periodontal ligaments, but also the alveoloar bone and the gingiva according to the type of tooth movements. The authors assessed changes in gingival thickness (GT) and al...

    Authors: Sun-Hyun Kim, Jong-Bin Lee, Min-Ji Kim and Eun-Kyoung Pang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:180

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to analyze gender-stratified data of patients who underwent day surgery in a hospital based on the type of treatment, type of local anaesthesia, and local anaesthesia complicati...

    Authors: Abdulkadir Burak Çankaya, Çağrı Akçay, Neşe Kahraman and Banu Gürkan Köseoğlu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:179

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies had reported that bond strength deteriorate over time following the dentin surface pretreatment with chlorhexidine. Therefore, further investigations are needed to evaluate the effect of other...

    Authors: Najlaa M. Alamoudi, Alaa M. Baik, Azza A. El-Housseiny, Tariq S. Abu Haimed and Ahmed S. Bakry

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:178

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  36. Content type: Study protocol

    A community-led oral health service for Aboriginal people in Central Northern NSW identified the need for oral health promotion, as well as dental treatment; in three remote communities with limited access to ...

    Authors: Yvonne Dimitropoulos, Alexander Holden, Kylie Gwynne, Michelle Irving, Norma Binge and Anthony Blinkhorn

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:177

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Socioeconomic inequalities are associated with oral health status, either subjectively (self-rated oral health) or objectively (clinically-diagnosed dental diseases). The aim of this study is to compare the ma...

    Authors: Gloria C. Mejia, Hawazin W. Elani, Sam Harper, W. Murray Thomson, Xiangqun Ju, Ichiro Kawachi, Jay S. Kaufman and Lisa M. Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:176

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Dental general anaesthetics undertaken on young children are amongst the most common of all potentially preventable hospitalisations of children in Australia. They are costly for families and the community and...

    Authors: John Rogers, Clare Delany, Clive Wright, Kaye Roberts-Thomson and Mike Morgan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:174

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Infant Oral Mutilation (IOM) includes germectomy and early extraction of primary and permanent incisors and canines, primarily in the lower jaw.

    Authors: Arthur Kemoli, Hans Gjørup, Marie-Louise Milvang Nørregaard, Mark Lindholm, Tonnie Mulli, Anders Johansson and Dorte Haubek

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:173

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Periodontitis is a major oral health problem and it is considered as one of the reasons for tooth loss in developing and developed nations. The objective of the current review was to investigate the associatio...

    Authors: Hey Chiann Wong, Yuxuan Ooi, Shaju Jacob Pulikkotil and Cho Naing

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:171

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most prevalent monogenic hereditary pathology associated with the presence of hemoglobin SS in the world. It can affect individuals, leading to changes in the face and body, ca...

    Authors: Carla Figueiredo Brandão, Viviane Maia Barreto Oliveira, Ada Rocha Ramony Martins Santos, Taísa Midlej Martins da Silva, Verônica Queiroz Cruz Vilella, Gleice Glenda Prata Pimentel Simas, Laura Regina Santos Carvalho, Raissa Aires Costa Carvalho and Ana Marice Teixeira Ladeia

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:169

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