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  1. Self-efficacy plays an important role in oral health-related behaviours. There is little known about associations between self-efficacy and subjective oral health among populations at heightened risk of dental...

    Authors: Lisa M Jamieson, Eleanor J Parker, Kaye F Roberts-Thomson, Herenia P Lawrence and John Broughton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:29

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Debridement and disinfection of the root canal system is a crucial step in endodontic procedures. The effectiveness of irrigation relies on both the mechanical flushing action and the ability of irrigants to d...

    Authors: Ahmad AlKahtani, Sarah M Alkahtany, Amer Mahmood, Mona A Elsafadi, Abdullah M Aldahmash and Sukumaran Anil

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:27

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The majority of young children receive no early dental examination while attending primary health care for routine check-ups. Our aim was to study primary care nurses’ knowledge of oral health care (OHC) and t...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:26

    Content type: Research article

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  4. We have recently developed a non-invasive periodontal diagnostic tool that was validated in periodontitis patients without systemic disorders like coronary artery disease (CAD). The purpose of present study is...

    Authors: Chunyang Zhang, Xiaoming Xiang, Minqi Xu, Chun Fan, Michael G Sowa and Kan-Zhi Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:25

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Honey has been discussed as a therapeutic option in wound healing since ancient time. It might be also an alternative to the commonly used antimicrobials in periodontitis treatment. The in-vitro study was aime...

    Authors: Sigrun Eick, Gesine Schäfer, Jakub Kwieciński, Julia Atrott, Thomas Henle and Wolfgang Pfister

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:24

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Dentists are considered role models by the general population in regards to oral hygiene and oral health behavior. This study aimed to access the oral health status of dentists and laypersons, and compare the ...

    Authors: Madhu Wagle, Tordis A Trovik, Purusotam Basnet and Ganesh Acharya

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:23

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Nano-hydroxyapatite (nHA) is a potential ideal biomaterial for bone regeneration. However, studies have yet to characterize the behavior of human osteoblasts derived from alveolar bone on nHA. Thus, the aim of...

    Authors: Andrea Pilloni, Giorgio Pompa, Matteo Saccucci, Gabriele Di Carlo, Lia Rimondini, Marina Brama, Blerina Zeza, Francesca Wannenes and Silvia Migliaccio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:22

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  8. Considering that grafted gingival tissue might have to be adapted to the receptor area and that fibroblasts have the ability to respond to bacterial stimuli through the release of various cytokines, this study...

    Authors: Fabíola Pontes Azevedo, Ana Carolina Faria Morandini, Carla Renata Sipert, Thiago José Dionísio, Carlos Ferreira Santos, Carla Andreotti Damante, Maria Lúcia Rubo de Rezende, Adriana Campos Passanezi Sant’Ana and Sebastião Luiz Aguiar Greghi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:21

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Candida albicans is a diploid yeast that in some circumstances may cause oral or oropharyngeal infections. This investigation aimed to study the prevalence of Candida spp. and to analyze the ABC genotypes of 76 ...

    Authors: Walicyranison Plinio da Silva-Rocha, Vitor Luiz de Brito Lemos, Terezinha Inês Estivalet Svidizisnki, Eveline Pipolo Milan and Guilherme Maranhão Chaves

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:20

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Existing research about the influence of educational debt on students’ decision to enter general practice immediately after graduation is conflicting. Other potential factors that could affect this decision in...

    Authors: Benjamin M Nashleanas, Susan C McKernan, Raymond A Kuthy and Fang Qian

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:18

    Content type: Research article

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  11. To identify barriers to participation in a primary oral health care programme aimed at preventing early childhood caries, as perceived by nurses.

    Authors: Eraldo Pesaressi, Rita S Villena, Wil JM van der Sanden, Jan Mulder and Jo E Frencken

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:17

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Fidelity assessments are integral to intervention research but few published trials report these processes in detail. We included plans for fidelity monitoring in the design of a community-based intervention t...

    Authors: Philip Weinstein, Peter Milgrom, Christine A Riedy, Lloyd A Mancl, Gayle Garson, Colleen E Huebner, Darlene Smolen, Marilynn Sutherland and Ann Nykamp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:15

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The isolation frequency and susceptibility to antifungal agents of oral Candida isolates from patients with oral candidiasis (OC) were compared between studies conducted in 2006–2007 and 2012–2013.

    Authors: Yoshiaki Kamikawa, Youichirou Mori, Tomohiro Nagayama, Junichi Fujisaki, Daisuke Hirabayashi, Ryoichi Sakamoto, Tomofumi Hamada and Kazumasa Sugihara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:14

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Subgingival microbial profile associated with periodontitis has been reported to significantly differ by geographical location. The purpose of this study was to assess the association between a panel of putati...

    Authors: Nezar N Al-hebshi, Hussein M Shuga-Aldin, Ali K Al-Sharabi and Ibrahim Ghandour

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:13

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Root canal irrigation carries a risk of extrusion of irrigant into the periapical tissues which can be associated with pain, swelling, and tissue damage. Studies have shown less extrusion with sonic or apical ...

    Authors: Ahmed Alkahtani, Tala D Al Khudhairi and Sukumaran Anil

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:12

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Findings from animal and human studies have indicated that an oily calcium hydroxide suspension (OCHS) may improve early wound healing in the treatment of periodontitis. Calcium hydroxide as the main component...

    Authors: Sigrun Eick, Tatjana Strugar, Richard J Miron and Anton Sculean

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:9

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Chronic orofacial pain (OFP) is common in general adult populations worldwide. High levels of psychological distress and impaired coping abilities are common among Western people with chronic OFP but limited i...

    Authors: Teresa SY Au, May CM Wong, Anne S McMillan, Susan Bridges and Colman McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:8

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  18. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated to the pathogenesis of various cancers, such as oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, which has a high incidence in Puerto Rican men. Despite the burden of oral cancer...

    Authors: Vivian Colon-López, Valerie Quiñones-Avila, Lizbeth M Del Toro-Mejías, Keysha Reyes, Manuel E Rivera, Kathleen Nieves, María M Sánchez-Vazquez, Magaly Martínez-Ferrer and Ana P Ortiz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:7

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  19. Pain affecting the face or mouth and lasting longer than three months (“chronic orofacial pain”, COFP) is relatively common in the UK. This study aims to describe and model current care pathways for COFP patie...

    Authors: Justin Durham, Matthew Breckons, Vera Araujo-Soares, Catherine Exley, Jimmy Steele and Luke Vale

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:6

    Content type: Study protocol

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  20. The role of cell-surface glycoconjugates in oral mucosal graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is still unclear, even though molecular changes in the oral epithelium are essential for the pathogenesis of these lesi...

    Authors: Hironori Hanada, Jun Ohno, Kei Seno, Nobutaka Ota and Kunihisa Taniguchi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:5

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The effects of tongue cleaning on reconstruction of bacterial flora in dental plaque and tongue coating itself are obscure. We assessed changes in the amounts of total bacteria as well as Fusobacterium nucleatum ...

    Authors: Miki Matsui, Naoyuki Chosa, Yu Shimoyama, Kentaro Minami, Shigenobu Kimura and Mitsuo Kishi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:4

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  22. With the growing number of transnational marriages in Taiwan, oral health disparities have become a public health issue. This study assessed immigrant-native differences in oral health behaviors of urban mothe...

    Authors: Chih-Chang Chen, Shang-Jyh Chiou, Chun-Chan Ting, Ying-Chun Lin, Chih-Cheng Hsu, Fu-Li Chen, Chien-Hung Lee, Ted Chen, Chin-Shun Chang, Ya-Ying Lin and Hsiao-Ling Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:3

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  23. There is confusion over the definition of the term “viability state(s)” of microorganisms. “Viability staining” or “vital staining techniques” are used to distinguish live from dead bacteria. These stainings, ...

    Authors: Lutz Netuschil, Thorsten M Auschill, Anton Sculean and Nicole B Arweiler

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:2

    Content type: Debate

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  24. Diet is a major modifiable contributing factor in the etiology of dental caries. The purpose of this paper is to examine the reliability and cross-cultural validity of the Japanese version of the Food Frequenc...

    Authors: Chikako Shinga-Ishihara, Yukie Nakai, Peter Milgrom, Kaori Murakami and Michiyo Matsumoto-Nakano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2014 14:1

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  25. One of the dental health goals of Health Japan 21, in which the Japanese government clarified its health policy, was to ensure the use of fluoride toothpaste in 90% or more of schoolchildren. This goal was not...

    Authors: Junko Ota, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Yuichi Ando, Jun Aida, Yukio Hirata and Seishiro Arai

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:74

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  26. An advantage of using silver fluoride treatments for carious primary teeth in outreach programs especially where dental resources are limited is that the treatments can be carried out by dental auxiliaries. On...

    Authors: Graham G Craig, Keith R Powell and Carole A Price

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:73

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  27. Efforts to improve the performance of rotary NiTi instruments by enhancing the properties of NiTi alloy, or their manufacturing processes rather than changes in instrument geometries have been reported. The ai...

    Authors: Raidan Ba-Hattab, Anne-Kathrin Pröhl, Hermann Lang and Dieter Pahncke

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:72

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  28. Pediatric medications may possess a high erosive potential to dental tissues due to the existence of acid components in their formulations. The purpose was to determine the erosive and cariogenic potential of ...

    Authors: Alidianne Fábia C Xavier, Eline FF Moura, Waldeneide F Azevedo, Fernando F Vieira, Mauro HNG Abreu and Alessandro L Cavalcanti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:71

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Reliable caries detection is a cornerstone in the modern caries treatment schema. This study aimed to evaluate adopting traditional and new caries detection methods by third-year dental students.

    Authors: Heini Parviainen, Hannu Vähänikkilä, Marja-Liisa Laitala, Leo Tjäderhane and Vuokko Anttonen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:70

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The immunosuppresion in HIV patients makes them highly susceptible to microbial infections. The aim of the study was to establish whether HIV stage (as depicted by CD4+ T lymphocyte counts) could independently...

    Authors: Cathy Nisha John, Lawrence Xavier Stephen and Charlene Wilma Joyce Africa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:69

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Globally, dental caries is categorized in the list of public health problems in preschool children. In India, lack of availability and affordability of oral health enhances the cost of treatment and care. Empo...

    Authors: Sonika Raj, Sonu Goel, Vijay Lakshmi Sharma and Naveen Krishan Goel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:67

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Pemphigus is a rare group of life-threatening mucocutaneous autoimmune blistering diseases. Frequently, oral lesions precede the cutaneous ones. This study aimed to describe clinical and histological features ...

    Authors: Nada M Suliman, Anne N Åstrøm, Raouf W Ali, Hussein Salman and Anne C Johannessen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:66

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Dentists in the US see an increasing number of patients with systemic conditions. These patients are challenging to care for when the relationship between oral and systemic disease is not well understood. The ...

    Authors: Mei Song, Jean A O’Donnell, Tanja Bekhuis and Heiko Spallek

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:65

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  34. Evidence consistently shows that diabetes is a risk factor for increased prevalence of gingivitis and periodontitis. But there is a controversy about the relationship between diabetes related factors and perio...

    Authors: Eun-Kyong Kim, Sang Gyu Lee, Youn-Hee Choi, Kyu-Chang Won, Jun Sung Moon, Anwar T Merchant and Hee-Kyung Lee

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:64

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  35. Oral diseases are a health problem worldwide. Differences in oral health status may vary with geographical locations, but also within the same country and between groups with different social backgrounds. The ...

    Authors: Anette Wennström, Margareta Ahlqwist, Ulrika Stenman, Cecilia Björkelund and Magnus Hakeberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:63

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  36. Self-rated oral health is a valid and useful summary indicator of overall oral health status and quality of life. However, few studies on perception of oral health have been conducted among Japanese young adul...

    Authors: Azusa Kojima, Daisuke Ekuni, Shinsuke Mizutani, Michiko Furuta, Koichiro Irie, Tetsuji Azuma, Takaaki Tomofuji, Yoshiaki Iwasaki and Manabu Morita

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:62

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Disparities in utilization of oral healthcare services have been attributed to socioeconomic and individual behavioral factors. Parents’ socioeconomic status, demographics, schooling, and perceptions of oral h...

    Authors: Rômulo Vaz Machry, Simone Tuchtenhagen, Bernardo Antonio Agostini, Carlos Roberto da Silva Teixeira, Chaiana Piovesan, Fausto Medeiros Mendes and Thiago Machado Ardenghi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:60

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  38. Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a disorder of the connective tissues. Alterations of the elastic fibers may manifest in different tissues especially in the skeletal, cardiovascular and ocular system. Oral manifestati...

    Authors: Ingmar Staufenbiel, Christian Hauschild, Bärbel Kahl-Nieke, Eva Vahle-Hinz, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Maike Berner, Oskar Bauss, Werner Geurtsen and Alexander Rahman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:59

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  39. Periodontal disease is the most common oral disease affecting adults, and although it is largely preventable it remains the major cause of poor oral health worldwide. Accumulation of microbial dental plaque is...

    Authors: Jan E Clarkson, Craig R Ramsay, Paul Averley, Debbie Bonetti, Dwayne Boyers, Louise Campbell, Graham R Chadwick, Anne Duncan, Andrew Elders, Jill Gouick, Andrew F Hall, Lynne Heasman, Peter A Heasman, Penny J Hodge, Clare Jones, Marilyn Laird…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:58

    Content type: Study protocol

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  40. Electromyographic analysis of the masticatory muscles provides useful data on the behavior of these muscles during stomatognathic system functioning and allows a functional assessment of orthodontic treatments...

    Authors: Chiara Masci, Irma Ciarrocchi, Alessandro Spadaro, Stefano Necozione, Maria Chiara Marci and Annalisa Monaco

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:57

    Content type: Research article

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  41. The objective of this study was to compare the socioeconomic and family characteristics of underprivileged schoolchildren with and without curative dental needs participating in a dental health program.

    Authors: Cristina Martins Lisboa, Janice Simpson de Paula, Glaucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano, Antonio Carlos Pereira, Marcelo de Castro Meneghim, Karine Laura Cortellazzi, Fabiana Lima Vazquez and Fábio Luiz Mialhe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:56

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  42. The Child Perceptions Questionnaire (CPQ11-14) is the most commonly used indicator of child oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), and its validity and reliability have been studied both in English and in ...

    Authors: Armando Olivieri, Roberto Ferro, Luca Benacchio, Alberto Besostri and Edoardo Stellini

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:55

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  43. Recent studies suggest that tonsilloliths are clinically related to halitosis and tonsillar abscess. Based on our empirical knowledge, tonsilloliths are relatively commonly encountered in daily clinical practi...

    Authors: Masafumi Oda, Shinji Kito, Tatsurou Tanaka, Ikuko Nishida, Shuji Awano, Yuko Fujita, Katsura Saeki, Shinobu Matsumoto-Takeda, Nao Wakasugi-Sato, Manabu Habu, Shinya Kokuryo, Masaaki Kodama, Takeshi Kaneuji, Daigo Yoshiga, Ikuya Miyamoto, Shun Nishimura…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:54

    Content type: Research article

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