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  1. Content type: Research article

    Research into the motivation and expectations of the emerging workforce and their short-term expectations has already been reported with a view to informing professional and policy decisions. The objective of ...

    Authors: Jennifer E Gallagher, Resmi Patel and Nairn HF Wilson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:35

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    In the period of adolescence physical appearance takes on significant importance in the construction of personal identity, including one's relationship with one's own body. A variety of social, cultural, psych...

    Authors: Leandro S Marques, Isabela A Pordeus, Maria L Ramos-Jorge, Cid A Filogônio, Cintia B Filogônio, Luciano J Pereira and Saul M Paiva

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:34

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    Gingival overgrowth (GO) is a common side effect of the chronic use of cyclosporine (CsA), an immunosuppressant widely used to prevent rejection in transplant patients. Recent studies have reported elevated le...

    Authors: Simone Aparecida Probst Condé, Marcus Gomes Bastos, Beatriz Julião Vieira and Fernando Monteiro Aarestrup

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:33

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    HIV infected patients should be expected in the Sudanese dental health care services with an increasing frequency. Dental care utilization in the context of the HIV epidemic is generally poorly understood. Foc...

    Authors: Elwalid Fadul Nasir, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, Jamil David and Raouf Wahab Ali

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:30

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    In recent decades low-income countries experienced an increasing trend in dental caries among children, particularly recorded in 12-year olds, which is the principal WHO indicator age group for children. This ...

    Authors: Nanna Jürgensen and Poul Erik Petersen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:29

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    Dental caries is a chronic disease with plaque bacteria, diet and saliva modifying disease activity. Here we have used the PLS method to evaluate a multiplicity of such biological variables (n = 88) for abilit...

    Authors: Åke Nordlund, Ingegerd Johansson, Carina Källestål, Thorild Ericson, Michael Sjöström and Nicklas Strömberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:28

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    Oral hygiene education is central to every stage of periodontal treatment. Successful management of periodontal disease depends on the patient's capacity for oral self-care. In the present study, the oral self...

    Authors: Atsushi Saito, Momomi Kikuchi, Fumie Ueshima, Shinya Matsumoto, Hiroki Hayakawa, Hitomi Masuda and Takemi Makiishi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:27

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    Practice-based research networks offer important opportunities to move recent advances into routine clinical practice. If their findings are not only generalizable to dental practices at large, but can also el...

    Authors: Sonia K Makhija, Gregg H Gilbert, D Brad Rindal, Paul Benjamin, Joshua S Richman, Daniel J Pihlstrom and Vibeke Qvist

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:26

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    Recent developments in molecular biological techniques have enabled rapid detection of periodontopathic bacterial species in clinical specimens. Accumulated evidence suggests that detection of specific bacteri...

    Authors: Shuhei Naka, Aki Yamana, Kazuhiko Nakano, Rena Okawa, Kazuyo Fujita, Ayuchi Kojima, Hirotoshi Nemoto, Ryota Nomura, Michiyo Matsumoto and Takashi Ooshima

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:24

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    Betel chewing has been shown to predispose to periodontal disease and oral cancer. Studies show that people with gum disease are more likely to test positive for Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). It is not known i...

    Authors: Neluka Fernando, Gnanapragasam Jayakumar, Naomal Perera, Indranee Amarasingha, Fahra Meedin and John Holton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:23

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    The oral health education programs which have been organised and delivered in Tanzania were not based on a thorough understanding of behaviours which influence oral health. Therefore, evaluation of these progr...

    Authors: Joyce R Masalu, Emil N Kikwilu, Febronia K Kahabuka, Ahadieli R Senkoro and Irene A Kida

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:22

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    Human β-defensins (hBDs) are antimicrobial peptides with a role in innate immune defense. Our laboratory previously showed that a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the 5' untranslated region of the hBD1 ...

    Authors: Andrea A Kalus, L Page Fredericks, Beth M Hacker, Henrik Dommisch, Richard B Presland, Janet R Kimball and Beverly A Dale

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:21

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    The Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) is a brief, self-complete questionnaire consisting of five questions and summed together to produce a total score ranging from 5 to 25. It has reasonable psychometric p...

    Authors: Gerry M Humphris, Tom A Dyer and Peter G Robinson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:20

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    Prior to the introduction of the 2006 NHS dental contract in England and Wales, general dental practitioners (GDPs) were responsible for the provision of out-of-hours (OOH) emergency dental services (EDS); how...

    Authors: Rupert Austin, Kate Jones, Desmond Wright, Nora Donaldson and Jennifer E Gallagher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:19

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    Information on the socio-behavioral distribution of periodontal status and tooth loss in pregnancy emanating from sub Saharan Africa is sparse. This study examined periodontal status and tooth loss in pregnant...

    Authors: Margaret Wandera, Ingunn MS Engebretsen, Isaac Okullo, James K Tumwine and Anne N Åstrøm

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:18

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    Socioeconomic differences in oral health have been reported in many countries. Poverty and social exclusion are two commonly used indicators of socioeconomic position in Latin America. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Elsa K Delgado-Angulo, Martin H Hobdell and Eduardo Bernabé

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:16

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    Few studies have investigated the prevalence of dental caries among school children in the past decades in Sudan rendering it difficult to understand the status and pattern of oral health.

    Authors: Nazik Mostafa Nurelhuda, Tordis Agnete Trovik, Raouf Wahab Ali and Mutaz Faisal Ahmed

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:15

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    The predominant mode of treatment in government dental clinics in Tanzania has been tooth extraction because the economy could not support the conventional restorative care which depends on expensive equipment...

    Authors: Emil Namakuka Kikwilu, Jo Frencken and Jan Mulder

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:14

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    The Child Perceptions Questionnaires (CPQ8–10 and CPQ11–14) are indicators of child oral health-related quality of life. The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of the self-applied CPQ8–1...

    Authors: Taís S Barbosa, Maria Claudia M Tureli and Maria Beatriz D Gavião

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:13

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    The association between periodontal conditions, oral yeast colonisation and salivary proteins in subjects with type 2 diabetes (T2D) is not yet documented. The present study aimed to assess the relationship be...

    Authors: Fawad Javed, Lena Klingspor, Ulf Sundin, Mohammad Altamash, Björn Klinge and Per-Erik Engström

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:12

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    The Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ) is a self-reported questionnaire developed to measure oral health-related quality of life in children. The CPQ aims to improve the description of children's oral healt...

    Authors: Pia Wogelius, Hans Gjørup, Dorte Haubek, Rodrigo Lopez and Sven Poulsen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:11

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    A significant increase in the proportion of restorations to the number of tooth extractions was reported after the introduction of ART in an academic mobile dental service in South Africa. The changes were asc...

    Authors: Steffen Mickenautsch and Jo E Frencken

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:10

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    Recent studies have cast doubt on the effectiveness and efficiency of school based dental screening programmes in improving dental attendance or improving dental health. In 2002 the National Dental Inspection ...

    Authors: Chris J Cunningham, Rob Elton and Gail VA Topping

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:8

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    Toothache is a dental public health problem and one of the predictors of dental attendance and it is strongly associated with the life quality of individuals. In spite of this, there are few population-based e...

    Authors: Mirian Kuhnen, Marco A Peres, Anelise V Masiero and Karen G Peres

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:7

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    Review of post-operative morbidity reports for pediatric dental care under general anesthesia (GA) show great variations. Until now, no morbidity data has been available to estimate the safety of pediatric pat...

    Authors: Najat Farsi, Rania Ba'akdah, Abdulaziz Boker and Abdullah Almushayt

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:6

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    Pit and fissure sealants (sealants) are widely used as a non-operative preventive method in public dental health in Finland. Most children under 19 years of age attend the community-organized dental health ser...

    Authors: Sari Kervanto-Seppälä, Ilpo Pietilä, Jukka H Meurman and Eero Kerosuo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:5

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    Oral cancer is as prevalent as cervical and testicular cancer in the United Kingdom. Nursing staff provide the oral health care for the patient population in hospital. Admission to hospital provides a 'window ...

    Authors: Lachlan M Carter, Andrew T Harris, Vikram P Kavi, Sarah Johnson and Anastasios Kanatas

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:4

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Dental neglect has been found to be related to poor oral health, a tendency not to have had routine check-ups, and a longer period of time since the last dental appointment in samples of children and adults. T...

    Authors: Trilby Coolidge, Masahiro Heima, Elissa K Johnson and Philip Weinstein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2009 9:2

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  29. Content type: Research article

    In daily clinical practice of a dental department it's common to find gingival overgrowth (GO) in periodontal patients under treatment with Cyclosporine A (CsA). The pathogenesis of GO and the mechanism of act...

    Authors: Marco Clementini, Gianluca Vittorini, Alessandro Crea, Maria Rosaria Gualano, Ludovica Antonella Macrì, Giorgio Deli and Giuseppe La Torre

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:34

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    Many patients present to dental clinics for treatment of painful conditions. Prior to seeking treatment, many of these patients will self-medicate with non-prescription analgesics (NPA), and some will unintent...

    Authors: Kennon J Heard, Nicole L Ries, Richard C Dart, Gregory M Bogdan, Richard D Zallen and Frank Daly

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:33

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    The oral health condition of individuals with special health care needs have been reported in literature to be influenced by various sociodemographic factors, including living conditions and severity of impair...

    Authors: Folakemi A Oredugba and Yinka Akindayomi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:30

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    A growing body of literature describes the performance of dental fear questionnaires in various countries. We describe the psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) ...

    Authors: Trilby Coolidge, Konstantinos Nikolaos Arapostathis, Dimitris Emmanouil, Nikolaos Dabarakis, Antonis Patrikiou, Nikolaos Economides and Nikolaos Kotsanos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:29

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    Oral pain has been the major cause of the attendances in the dental clinics in Tanzania. Some patients postpone seeing the dentist for as long as two to five days. This study determines the prevalence of oral ...

    Authors: Emil Namakuka Kikwilu, Joyce Rose Masalu, Febronia Kokulengya Kahabuka and Ahadieli Raphael Senkoro

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:28

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD) are multifactor, complex clinical problems affecting approximately 60–70% of the general population, with considerable controversy about the most effective treatment. F...

    Authors: Ricardo V Bessa-Nogueira, Belmiro CE Vasconcelos and Richard Niederman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:27

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Squamous cells carcinoma is the most important malignant tumor with primary site in the oral cavity and, given the great exposure of mucosa and lips to the etiologic factors of this neoplasm, its incidence is ...

    Authors: Fabricio LD Vieira, Beatriz J Vieira, Marco AM Guimaraes and Fernando M Aarestrup

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:25

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    A prospective Aboriginal Birth Cohort (ABC) study has been underway in Australia's Northern Territory since 1987. Inclusion of oral epidemiological information in a follow-up study required flexible and novel ...

    Authors: Lisa M Jamieson and Susan M Sayers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:24

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    Extrinsic staining of teeth may result from the deposition of a variety of pigments into or onto the tooth surface, which originate mainly from diet or from tobacco use. More recently, clinical studies have de...

    Authors: Michael Moore, Nathalie Hasler-Nguyen and Geoffrey Saroea

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:23

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The NTI-tss device is an anterior bite stop, which, according to the manufacturer, is indicated for the prevention and treatment of bruxism, temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), tension-type headaches, and migr...

    Authors: Henrike Stapelmann and Jens C Türp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:22

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    Habitual consumption of xylitol reduces mutans streptococci (MS) levels but the effect on Lactobacillus spp. is less clear. Reduction is dependent on daily dose and frequency of consumption. For xylitol to be suc...

    Authors: Kiet A Ly, Christine A Riedy, Peter Milgrom, Marilynn Rothen, Marilyn C Roberts and Lingmei Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:20

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