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  1. The aim of this study was to compare the trabecular bone microstructures of anterior and posterior edentulous regions of human mandible using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and micro computed tomography ...

    Authors: Norliza Ibrahim, Azin Parsa, Bassam Hassan, Paul van der Stelt, Rabiah A. Rahmat, Siti M. Ismail and Irene H. A. Aartman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:249

    Content type: Research

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  2. Subgingival microbiome in disease-associated subgingival sites is known to be dysbiotic and significantly altered. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the extent of dysbiosis in disease- and health-ass...

    Authors: Ryanne Lehenaff, Ryan Tamashiro, Marcelle M. Nascimento, Kyulim Lee, Renita Jenkins, Joan Whitlock, Eric C. Li, Gurjit Sidhu, Susanne Anderson, Ann Progulske-Fox, Michael R. Bubb, Edward K. L. Chan and Gary P. Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:248

    Content type: Research

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  3. Implant-supported overdentures offer enhanced mechanical properties, which lead to better patient satisfaction and survival rates than conventional dentures. However, it is unclear whether these satisfaction l...

    Authors: Fabrizio Di Francesco, Gennaro De Marco, Estefani B. Capcha, Alessandro Lanza, Corina M. Cristache, Rolando Vernal and Emilio A. Cafferata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:247

    Content type: Research

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  4. Although largely preventable through diet management and topical fluoride use, early childhood caries (ECC) often progresses to severity that necessitates surgical repair. Yet repair often fails to mitigate ca...

    Authors: Christie L. Lumsden, Burton L. Edelstein, Charles E. Basch, Randi L. Wolf, Pamela A. Koch, Ian McKeague, Cheng-Shiun Leu and Howard Andrews

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:246

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Periodontal disease represents a major health concern. The administration of beneficial microbes has been increasing in popularity over efforts to manipulate the microbes using antimicrobial agents. This study...

    Authors: Kyle W. MacDonald, Ryan M. Chanyi, Jean M. Macklaim, Peter A. Cadieux, Gregor Reid and Jeremy P. Burton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:245

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Virtual reality (VR) has been used successfully in medicine both as a distraction tool during procedures, and as an acclimatisation tool to prepare for a procedure or experience. It has not yet become widely u...

    Authors: Andrea Cunningham, Orlagh McPolin, Richard Fallis, Catherine Coyle, Paul Best and Gerald McKenna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:244

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in China has influenced every aspect of life worldwide. Given the unique characteristics of the dental setting, the risk of cross-infection between dental practitioners and ...

    Authors: Hams Abdelrahman, Sara Atteya, Merna Ihab, Myat Nyan, Diah A Maharani, Anton Rahardjo, Mohammed Shaath, Khalid Aboalshamat, Syeda Butool, Anas Shamala, Lubna Baig and Maha El Tantawi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:243

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Due to the multifactorial aetiology and unpredictable long-term stability, skeletal anterior open bite (SAOB) is one of the most intractable conditions for orthodontists. The abnormal orofacial myofunctional s...

    Authors: Hong Hong, Yue Zeng, Xiaomin Chen, Caixia Peng, Jianqing Deng, Xueqin Zhang, Lidi Deng, Yongjian Xie and Liping Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:242

    Content type: Research

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  9. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a major global threat. Healthcare professionals including dentists are facing real challenges during this pandemic. This study aimed to evaluate knowledge, attitudes, and...

    Authors: Mira Hleyhel, Christine Haddad, Nour Haidar, Maria Charbachy and Nadine Saleh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:241

    Content type: Research

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  10. The purpose of periodontal treatments is to reduce inflammation, restore gingival health and clinical attachment level gain by controlling microbial plaque formation and other etiological factors. One of the d...

    Authors: Hoori Aslroosta, Siamak Yaghobee, Solmaz Akbari and Negar Kanounisabet

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:240

    Content type: Research

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  11. The gold standard in treatment of periodontitis is mechanical removing of dental biofilm but using local delivery drugs as adjunctive to SRP is widely used to modulate inflammatory host and eradicate microbes....

    Authors: Maha R. Taalab, Sabah Abdelhady Mahmoud, Riham M. El Moslemany and Dania M. Abdelaziz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:239

    Content type: Research

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  12. This study is aimed to (1) investigate the influence of sagittal and vertical patterns on mandibular cross-sectional morphology and to (2) provide visualized mandibular cross-sectional morphology in different ...

    Authors: Haotian Chen, Zijin Liu, Xinnong Hu, Ben Wu and Yan Gu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:238

    Content type: Research

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  13. Dental caries risk factors have been expanded to not only emphasize biology, dietary and oral habits but also broader social determinants such as socioeconomic factors and the utilization of health services. T...

    Authors: Amal Elamin, Malin Garemo and Anzelle Mulder

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:237

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Sublingual varices (SV) are dilatations of tortuous veins that increased with age. Previous studies showed that this pathology could be correlated to some risk factors such as hypertension, age, gender and dia...

    Authors: Agostino Accardo, Lorenzo Pascazio, Fulvia Costantinides, Fabio Gorza and Giulia Silveri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:235

    Content type: Research

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  15. Dental caries is the most prevalent non-communicable health condition globally. The surface-based susceptibility hierarchy indicates that surfaces in the same group have similar susceptibility to caries, where...

    Authors: Lina Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Alina Puriene, Indre Stankeviciene and Jolanta Aleksejuniene

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:234

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Early childhood caries (ECC) is caries in children below the age of 72 months. The aim of the study was to determine the association of maternal psychosocial factors (general anxiety, dental anxiety, sense of ...

    Authors: Michael Alade, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Ayodeji Babatunde Oginni, Abiola A. Adeniyi and Tracy L. Finlayson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:73

    Content type: Research article

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  17. This longitudinal study aimed to evaluate the longitudinal validity and reliability of the Oral Health Impact on Daily Living (OHIDL) transition scale and measure the perceived change in oral health-related qu...

    Authors: Jian Liu, May Chun Mei Wong and Edward Chin Man Lo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:230

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The relationship between dental caries and periodontal disease is still controversial. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between different types of caries and periodontal disease seve...

    Authors: Li Xia Yu, Xing Wang, Xi Ping Feng, Bao Jun Tai, De Yu Hu, Bo Wang, Chun Xiao Wang, Shu Guo Zheng, Xue Nan Liu, Wen Sheng Rong, Wei Jian Wang, Yan Si and Huan Cai Lin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:229

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Studies suggest Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) increased the incidence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, fimA genotypes distribution of Pg, the origination of Pg in tissue, and its prognostic value ...

    Authors: Qingli Chen, Zhe Shao, Ke Liu, Xiaocheng Zhou, Lin Wang, Erhui Jiang, Tingting Luo and Zhengjun Shang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:228

    Content type: Research article

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  20. For patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), accurate evaluation of mandible invasion and resection with appropriate boundaries are important for preserving the structure and function of the mandible...

    Authors: Zezheng Wang, Shuang Zhang, Yumei Pu, Yuxin Wang, Zitong Lin and Zhiyong Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:226

    Content type: Research article

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  21. To evaluate the success of plaque reduction after external toothbrushing by instructed laypeople versus dental professionals using either a manual or powered toothbrush. Longitudinal, randomized, parallel-grou...

    Authors: Anna Greta Barbe, Aya Al-Barwari, Stefanie Hamacher, Renate Deinzer, Ulrike Weik and Michael J. Noack

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:225

    Content type: Research

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  22. In many developing countries, the prevalence of dental caries has increased due to lifestyle changes, lack of preventive services, and inadequate access to dental care. In Arab countries, the increased prevale...

    Authors: Hosam Alraqiq, Ahmid Eddali and Reema Boufis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:224

    Content type: Research article

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  23. This study assessed the association of mental health problems and risk indicators of mental health problems with caries experience and moderate/severe gingivitis in adolescents.

    Authors: Maha El Tantawi, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Olakunle Oginni, Abiola Adetokunbo Adeniyi, Boladale Mapayi, Randa Yassin, Nneka M. Chukwumah and Nadia A. Sam-Agudu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:223

    Content type: Research

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  24. People living with HIV (PLWHIV) have increased oral healthcare needs due to an increase in the prevalence of oral and dental diseases. Their oral health is influenced by psychosocial, behavioral and biologic f...

    Authors: Anisha Rodrigues, Vijaya Hegde, Adarsh V. Hegde, Suresh G. Shastri, D. N. Ravikumar and Rashmi Rodrigues

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:222

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Women tend to delay dental treatment due to misconceptions regarding the safety of dental procedures during pregnancy which may negatively affect their quality of life. Minimally invasive restorative technique...

    Authors: May M. Adham, Mona K. El Kashlan, Wafaa E. Abdelaziz and Ahmed S. Rashad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:221

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Oral mucositis (OM) is a severe complication cancer patients undergo when treated with chemoradiotherapy. Photobiomodulation (PBM) therapy also known as low-level laser therapy has been increasingly used for t...

    Authors: Elodie Courtois, Wafa Bouleftour, Jean-Baptiste Guy, Safa Louati, René-Jean Bensadoun, Claire Rodriguez-Lafrasse and Nicolas Magné

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:220

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Beta-tricalcium phosphate in regenerative surgery has shown promising results in terms of bone gain and new vital bone formation; however, several studies have contradicted this finding. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Reham AL Jasser, Abdulelah AlSubaie and Fayez AlShehri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:219

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) measures have emerged as an important oral health outcome that is able to reveal the subjective burden of illness due to oral diseases. The association between soci...

    Authors: Uttara Amilani, Prasanna Jayasekara, Hannah E. Carter, Sameera Senanayake and Sanjeewa Kularatna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:218

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Preventive strategies targeting Streptococcus mutans may be effective in reducing the global burden of caries. The aim of the current systematic review of published literature was to determine the difference in l...

    Authors: Melanie Nasseripour, Jonathon Timothy Newton, Fiona Warburton, Oluwatunmise Awojobi, Sonya Di Giorgio, Jennifer Elizabeth Gallagher and Avijit Banerjee

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:217

    Content type: Research article

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  30. There are currently 370 million persons identifying as indigenous across 90 countries globally. Indigenous peoples generally face substantial exclusion/marginalization and poorer health status compared with no...

    Authors: Lisa Jamieson, Joanne Hedges, Marco A. Peres, Carol C. Guarnizo-Herreño and João L. Bastos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:216

    Content type: Review

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  31. Periodontal disease is one of the most common pathologies in the population. Self-reporting has been used as a diagnostic tool in large populations, among other reasons, to detect the needs of potentially vuln...

    Authors: Diego Gómez-Costa, Jesús San-Roman-Montero, Rosa Rojo, Ángel Gil, Rafael Gómez de Diego and Antonio F. López-Sánchez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:215

    Content type: Research

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  32. The influence of different hypoglycemic agents on peri-implant variables among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients is still unclear. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the radiographic marginal bone ...

    Authors: Shaojie Shi, Feng Ding, Xiangdong Liu, Lei Wang, Xingxing Wang, Sijia Zhang, Guoqiang Zhao and Yingliang Song

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:214

    Content type: Research

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  33. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Aitziber Fernández-Jiménez, Ana-María García-De-La-Fuente, Ruth Estefanía-Fresco, Xabier Marichalar-Mendia, José-Manuel Aguirre-Urizar and Luis-Antonio Aguirre-Zorzano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:213

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Oral Health 2021 21:145

  34. Between March and June 2020, closing dental clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic except for emergency dental care was recommended. It is documented that health-seeking behaviors change during pandemics. The ob...

    Authors: Dalia E. Meisha, Ahad Mosallem Alsolami and Ghaliah Muslih Alharbi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:212

    Content type: Research

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  35. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are a broad category of conditions arising from the various components of the temporomandibular joint complex. Bio-psychosocial model is the most accepted theory describing th...

    Authors: Kumar Chandan Srivastava, Deepti Shrivastava, Zafar Ali Khan, Anil Kumar Nagarajappa, Mohammed Assayed Mousa, May Othman Hamza, Khalid Al-Johani and Mohammad Khursheed Alam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:211

    Content type: Research

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  36. Tooth decay has a significant impact on children, their families and wider society. The dental consultation provides an opportunity to prevent tooth decay by engaging in an effective oral health conversation w...

    Authors: Amrit Bhatti, Karen Vinall-Collier, Raginie Duara, Jenny Owen, Kara A. Gray-Burrows and Peter F. Day

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:210

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Direct pulp capping is a vital pulp therapy for a pin-point dental pulp exposure. Applying a pulp capping material leads to the formation of a dentin bridge and protects pulp vitality. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Chawan Manaspon, Chavin Jongwannasiri, Sujin Chumprasert, Noppadol Sa-Ard-Iam, Rangsini Mahanonda, Prasit Pavasant, Thantrira Porntaveetus and Thanaphum Osathanon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:209

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Protection of the palatal wound is an essential step following harvesting a palatal soft tissue graft. The aim of the current pilot randomized clinical study was to assess the efficacy of using propylene mesh ...

    Authors: Nermin Yussif, Rasha Wagih and Khaled Selim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:208

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Various surface treatment options have been adopted with the aim to improve osseointegration, reducing the overall treatment time. Implant stability of early loaded implants with different modified surfaces wa...

    Authors: Kinga Körmöczi, György Komlós, Petra Papócsi, Ferenc Horváth and Árpád Joób-Fancsaly

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:207

    Content type: Research article

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  40. In individuals with nasal septal deviation (NSD), compensatory hypertrophy of the nasal turbinates occurs as a protective mechanism of the nasal passage from dry and cold air. NSD associated nasal turbinate hy...

    Authors: Shishir Ram Shetty, Saad Wahby Al Bayatti, Natheer Hashim Al-Rawi, Hesham Marei, Sesha Reddy, Hossam Abdelatty Abdelmagyd, Sangeetha Narasimhan, Sausan Al Kawas and Asok Mathew

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:206

    Content type: Research

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  41. Oral squamous cell carcinoma is a global threat and accounts for approximately 90% of malignant oral lesions. The emergence of oral carcinoma is linked to precancerous lesions, which act as precursors of the d...

    Authors: Zohra Saleem, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Uzma Zaman, Shaheen Ahmed, Muhammad Mansoor Majeed, Anum Kazmi and Waqas Ahmed Farooqui

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:205

    Content type: Research

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  42. The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate the literature recurrence of peripheral giant cell granuloma and pyogenic granuloma associated with dental implants. It’s important to know the characterist...

    Authors: Nieves Román-Quesada, Beatriz González-Navarro, Keila Izquierdo-Gómez, Enric Jané-Salas, Antonio Marí-Roig, Albert Estrugo-Devesa and José López-López

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:204

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The purpose of the cross sectional study was to investigate the distal extension of the rugae area in a Jordanian (Middle Eastern) population, as an anatomical limitation influencing the surgical decision of h...

    Authors: Khalid Nazmi Said, Areej Sulaiman Abu Khalid and Fathima Fazrina Farook

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:203

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Clinical evidence indicates that there are various risk factors of tooth loss. However, the degree of this risk among other risk factors remains unclear. In this retrospective cohort study, the authors evaluat...

    Authors: Tomotaka Kato, Natsuki Fujiwara, Tomohisa Ogawa and Yukihiro Numabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:202

    Content type: Research

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  45. We previously reported similar efficacies of alveolar ridge preservation (ARP) on single extraction socket with two different E. coli derived recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) delivery s...

    Authors: Hyeong-Jin Baek, Il-hyung Kim, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:201

    Content type: Research

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