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  1. Content type: Research article

    Oral diseases, such as early childhood caries (ECC), have a complex etiology with common, behaviour-related risk factors. Appropriately targeted behavioural intervention using effective tools can help to elimi...

    Authors: Michaela Bartosova, Miroslav Svetlak, Martina Kukletova, Petra Borilova Linhartova, Ladislav Dusek and Lydie Izakovicova Holla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:33

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    Maxillary protraction with facemask (FM) is an orthopedic approach for treatment of Class III growing patients. Aim of the present investigation was to analyze tension loads produced by two different facial ma...

    Authors: Francesca Gazzani, Chiara Pavoni, Paola Cozza and Roberta Lione

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:31

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    Oral health is one of the greatest unmet health needs of migrant farmworkers and many migrant workers lack basic oral health knowledge. This paper presents evaluation results for an oral health education progr...

    Authors: Ileana Ponce-Gonzalez, Allen Cheadle, Gino Aisenberg and Laura Flores Cantrell

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:30

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The spectrum of indications for the use of membranes and scaffolds in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery includes, amongst others, guided bone regeneration (GBR). Currently available membrane systems ...

    Authors: A. Fuchs, A. Youssef, A. Seher, G. Hochleitner, P. D. Dalton, S. Hartmann, R. C. Brands, U. D. A. Müller-Richter and C. Linz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:28

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  5. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to identify anxiety in dental patients visiting a dental clinic using the Dental Anxiety Scale, their level of psychological distress using the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 and therefore identif...

    Authors: Alexander Zinke, Christian Hannig and Hendrik Berth

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:27

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  6. Content type: Research article

    It is widely accepted that oral health plays an important role in overall health. Both dental and medical students are expected to possess good oral health awareness and work together for public oral health pr...

    Authors: Ke Yao, Yufei Yao, Xin Shen, Changqing Lu and Qiang Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:26

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Oral functions are known to decline with aging. However, there is limited evidence that supports the relationship between oral health and frailty. This study aimed to clarify the relationship between oral hygi...

    Authors: Yoko Hasegawa, Ayumi Sakuramoto, Hideyuki Sugita, Kana Hasegawa, Nobuhide Horii, Takashi Sawada, Ken Shinmura and Hiromitsu Kishimoto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:23

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Extracellular matrix secretion and odontoblastic differentiation in human dental pulp stem cells (hDPSCs) are the cellular bases for reparative dentinogenesis. Osteomodulin (OMD) is a member of the small leuci...

    Authors: Wenzhen Lin, Li Gao, Wenxin Jiang, Chenguang Niu, Keyong Yuan, Xuchen Hu, Rui Ma and Zhengwei Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:22

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  9. Content type: Research article

    While associations between salivary characteristics and dental caries have been well studied, we are not aware of this being assessed in a remote Indigenous child population, where lifestyles may be different ...

    Authors: R. Lalloo, S. K. Tadakamadla, J. Kroon, O. Tut, S. Kularatna, R. Boase, K. Kapellas, D. Gilchrist, E. Cobbledick, J. Rogers and N. W. Johnson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:21

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The index of Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment (CAST) reveals a range of caries development from a non-cavitated status to advanced lesions. The aim of the present study was to explore the oral health s...

    Authors: Azadeh Babaei, Afsaneh Pakdaman, Hossein Hessari and Ahmad R. Shamshiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:20

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Supportive periodontal therapy (SPT) must take individual patient risk factors into account. We conducted a multicenter joint retrospective cohort study to investigate the value of modified periodontal risk as...

    Authors: Takahisa Hirata, Shinya Fuchida, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Chieko Kudo and Masato Minabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:19

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Many reports have been published on orthognathic surgery (OGS) using computer-aided surgical simulation (CASS). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the maxillary repositioning and the sta...

    Authors: Ju-Won Kim, Jong-Cheol Kim, Chun-Gi Jeong, Kyeong-Jun Cheon, Seoung-Won Cho, In-Young Park and Byoung-Eun Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:18

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is still considered a major public health concern for human beings, especially minority groups and those living in disadvantaged communities. The Lisu is a minority group in China of more than 70...

    Authors: Shinan Zhang, Yuexiao Li, Juan Liu, Weiqi Wang, Leticia Ito, Samamtha Kar Yan Li and Yanhong Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:17

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  14. Content type: Research article

    There was an immense need for studies evaluating the dental health status in Syrian children, especially under the current circumstances of the Syrian crisis. No contemporary data was available. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Muhammed Al-Huda Ballouk and Mayssoon Dashash

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:16

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Children with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy (CP), have a higher risk of dental disease related at least in part to greater difficulties in performing and maintaining effective ...

    Authors: Rahena Akhter, Nur Mohammad Monsur Hassan, Elizabeth F. Martin, Mohammad Muhit, Hayley Smithers-sheedy, Nadia Badawi and Gulam Khandaker

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:15

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  16. 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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  17. Content type: Research article

    Periodontal disease is a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and it is recommended internationally that patients with cardiovascular disease should engage in preventative oral health practic...

    Authors: Paula Sanchez, Bronwyn Everett, Yenna Salamonson, Julie Redfern, Shilpi Ajwani, Sameer Bhole, Joshua Bishop, Karen Lintern, Samantha Nolan, Rohan Rajaratnam, Maria Sheehan, Fiona Skarligos, Lissa Spencer, Ravi Srinivas and Ajesh George

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:12

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The increase in nitric oxide (NO) levels in the oral cavity and saliva have been associated with various oral diseases; however, the gastro-salivary interaction of NO remains controversial. Thus, the aim of th...

    Authors: Damla Aksit-Bicak, Ebru Emekli-Alturfan, Unsal Veli Ustundag and Serap Akyuz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:11

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)-based tooth bleaching reagents have recently increased in popularity and controversy. H2O2 gel (3%) is used in a Nightguard for vital bleaching; transient tooth sensitivity and oral mucos...

    Authors: Kuan-Yu Lin, Ching-Hung Chung, Jheng-Sian Ciou, Pei-Fang Su, Pei-Wen Wang, Dar-Bin Shieh and Tzu-Chueh Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:10

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries in preschool children is prevalent worldwide, but data regarding its magnitude and associated factors were not available for preschool children in Zhejiang Province, China. This study examines th...

    Authors: Na Zhou, Haihua Zhu, Yadong Chen, Wen Jiang, Xiaolong Lin, Yan Tu, Dingwan Chen and Hui Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:9

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The tribes of India have poor periodontal health status due to their isolation, awareness and less accessibility to dental resources. They follow traditional methods of oral hygiene practice, which are found t...

    Authors: Shaik Mohammed Asif, Shaik Naheeda, Khalil Ibrahim Assiri, Hussain Mohammed Almubarak, Sultan Mohammed Kaleem, M. Zakirulla, Fawaz Abdul Hamid Baig and Mohammed Zahir Kota

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:8

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Infection is one of the most crucial problems in health care services worldwide. It is considered one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality associated with clinical, diagnostic and therapeuti...

    Authors: Ghada Alharbi, Noura Shono, Lamya Alballaa and Alaa Aloufi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:7

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  23. Content type: Study protocol

    Due to the lack of evidence to determine the best treatment for deep cavitated caries lesions in primary molars, the search for an effective restorative technique, which results in a minimal discomfort to pati...

    Authors: Gabriela Seabra Quennehen da Silva, Daniela Prócida Raggio, Gabriela Fernanda Ribeiro Machado, Anna Carolina Volpi Mello-Moura, Thais Gimenez, Isabela Floriano and Tamara Kerber Tedesco

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:6

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  24. Content type: Research article

    In addition to numerous general health problems, drug dependents manifest various oral health disorders. Our aim was to investigate the oral health status and its determinants among in-treatment opiate depende...

    Authors: Hajar Shekarchizadeh, Mohammad R. Khami, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Hamed Ekhtiari and Jorma I. Virtanen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:5

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries are a significant public health problem. It is a disease with multifactorial causes. In Sub-Sahara Africa, Ethiopia is one of the countries with a high record of dental caries. This study was to ...

    Authors: Mekuanint Simeneh Workie and Denekew Bitew Belay

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:4

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this clinical study was to prospectively compare the clinical and radiographic success rates of BiodentineTM pulpotomies versus formocresol pulpotomies in children vital primary molars.

    Authors: Omar Abd El Sadek El Meligy, Najlaa Mohamed Alamoudi, Sulaiman Mohamed Allazzam and Azza Abdel Mohsen El-Housseiny

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:3

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The oral health status of pregnant women in low-resource communities such as Nepal has not been well characterized. This sub-population is also of specific interest given associations between poor oral health ...

    Authors: D. J. Erchick, B. Rai, N. K. Agrawal, S. K. Khatry, J. Katz, S. C. LeClerq, M. A. Reynolds and L. C. Mullany

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:2

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) research among children and adolescents in Lithuania is just starting and no measures have been validated to date. Therefore, this study aimed to validate a Lithuan...

    Authors: Aistė Kavaliauskienė, Antanas Šidlauskas and Apolinaras Zaborskis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:1

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  29. 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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  30. Content type: Case report

    Gingival enlargement due to calcium channel blockers is a common complaint reported by patients. It can be localized or generalized and can range from mild to severe, affecting patients appearance and function...

    Authors: Shaik Mohammed Asif, Naheeda Shaik, Bhavna Barthunia, Sultan Mohammed Kaleem, M Zakirulla, Mohammed Zahir Kota and Fawaz Abdul Hamid Baig

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:227

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Psychological problems might play important roles in oral mucosal diseases such as recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU), oral lichen planus (OLP), burning mouth syndrome (BMS), but the relevance to patients’ qualit...

    Authors: Chao Yang, Lina Liu, Huijie Shi and Yuanyuan Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:226

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  32. Content type: Research article

    An aesthetic smile has a number of components, and people generally equate a good dental appearance with success in many areas of life. The features that determine smile aesthetics could provide significant in...

    Authors: Juste Armalaite, Monika Jarutiene, Arunas Vasiliauskas, Antanas Sidlauskas, Vilma Svalkauskiene, Mantas Sidlauskas and Grazvydas Skarbalius

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:225

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of caries in deciduous teeth and the effect of diet and lifestyle habits on dental caries among 3- to 5-year-old preschool children in Jiangxi Province, ...

    Authors: Liwei Zeng, Yixuan Zeng, Yin Zhou, Jianqiong Wen, Li Wan, Xiaoyan Ou and Xiaojun Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:224

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Increased amount of tongue coating has been reported to be associated with increased bacteria count in the saliva and aspiration pneumonia in elderly people. However, the implications of tongue coating for pre...

    Authors: Madoka Funahara, Souichi Yanamoto, Sakiko Soutome, Saki Hayashida and Masahiro Umeda

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:223

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  35. 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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  36. Content type: Research article

    Healthcare workers including physicians, dentists, nurses and laboratory workers are considered to be among the groups at the risk of blood-borne pathogen transmission. Thus, it is necessary to evaluate the Kn...

    Authors: Masomeh Rostamzadeh, Abdorrahim Afkhamzadeh, Sirus Afrooz, Kaveh Mohamadi and Mohammad Aziz Rasouli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:220

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  37. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluated full-arch rehabilitation of patients with immediately placed implants in terms of the cumulative implant survival rate, risk factors for implant failure, and patient satisfaction.

    Authors: Hye-sung Kim, Han-A Cho, Young youn Kim and Hosung Shin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:219

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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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