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  1. Tooth eruption is a continuous biological process by which developing teeth emerge through the jaws and the overlying mucosa to enter into the oral cavity. Tooth eruption time and sequence are important factor...

    Authors: Annet Kutesa, Eriab Moses Nkamba, Louis Muwazi, William Buwembo and Charles Mugisha Rwenyonyi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:15

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Brief clinician delivered advice helps in tobacco cessation efforts. This study assessed the impact of our intervention on instances of advice given to dental patients during visits on tobacco use quit rates 6...

    Authors: Thomas K Houston, Kathryn L DeLaughter, Midge N Ray, Gregg H Gilbert, Jeroan J Allison, Catarina I Kiefe and Julie E Volkman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:13

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Multiple guidelines and systematic reviews recommend sealant use to reduce caries risk. Yet, multiple reports also indicate that sealants are significantly underutilized. This study examined the knowledge, opi...

    Authors: Laura San Martin, Antonio Castaño, Manuel Bravo, Mary Tavares, Richard Niederman and Eyitope O Ogunbodede

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:12

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Oral health behavior (OHB), one major factor contributing to proper oral health status, has been addressed insufficiently in addiction literature. The aim of our study was to investigate OHB and its determinan...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:11

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Recent researches have pointed out the need to consider the functional and psychosocial dimensions of oral health, such as Oral Health-related Quality of Life (OHRQoL). The aim of this study was to investigate...

    Authors: Janice Simpson de Paula, Isabel Cristina Gonçalves Leite, Anderson Barbosa de Almeida, Glaucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano and Fábio Luiz Mialhe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:10

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The maxillary anterior teeth are important in achieving pleasing dental aesthetics. Various methods are used to measure the size and form of them, including the golden proportion between their perceived widths...

    Authors: Maan Ibrahim Al-Marzok, Kais Raad Abdul Majeed and Ibrahim Khalil Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:9

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The need to obtain information on the dental prosthetic treatment needs (DPTNs) of inpatients with schizophrenia is unrecognized. This study aims to assess the DPTNs of this population and investigate the asso...

    Authors: Kuan-Yu Chu, Nan-Ping Yang, Pesus Chou, Lin-Yang Chi and Hsien-Jane Chiu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:8

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Dental caries in children remains a significant public health problem. It is a disease with multifactorial causes. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence and associated factors of dental caries amon...

    Authors: Fenta A Ayele, Belaynew W Taye, Tadesse A Ayele and Kassahun A Gelaye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:7

    Content type: Research article

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  9. This was a method comparison study. The aim of study was to compare caries information obtained from a full mouth visual examination using the method developed by the British Association for the Study of Commu...

    Authors: Uriana Boye, Ian A Pretty, Martin Tickle and Tanya Walsh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:6

    Content type: Research article

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  10. With the rising demand for osseointegrated titanium implants for replacing missing teeth, often in patients with a history of periodontitis, implant-related infections have become an issue of growing concern. ...

    Authors: Josefin Seth Caous, Maria Lövenklev, Jenny Fäldt and Maud Langton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:4

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Aesthetic alterations in the face can be self-perceived and can affect quality of life. For young people, physical attractiveness is an important factor affecting social relationships. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Dikson Claudino and Jefferson Traebert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:3

    Content type: Research article

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  12. There is limited evidence on possible associations between social determinants and dental pain. This study investigated the relationship of neighborhood and individual social capital with dental pain in adoles...

    Authors: Bianca Marques Santiago, Ana Maria Gondim Valença and Mario Vianna Vettore

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:2

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Baseline and trend data for oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence is limited. A new algorithm was derived using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare linked database to create an algor...

    Authors: Jonathan D Mahnken, John D Keighley, Douglas A Girod, Xueyi Chen and Matthew S Mayo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:1

    Content type: Research article

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  14. There is growing interest in the use of diammine silver fluoride (DSF) as a topical agent to treat dentin hypersensitivity and dental caries as gauged by increasing published research from many parts of the wo...

    Authors: Elsa Vasquez, Graciela Zegarra, Edgar Chirinos, Jorge L Castillo, Donald R Taves, Gene E Watson, Russell Dills, Lloyd L Mancl and Peter Milgrom

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:60

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Dental caries is highly prevalent and a significant public health problem among children throughout the world. Epidemiological data regarding prevalence of dental caries amongst Pakistani pre-school children i...

    Authors: Narendar Dawani, Nighat Nisar, Nazeer Khan, Shahbano Syed and Navara Tanweer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:59

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Studies on rural–urban differences in dental care have primarily focused on differences in utilization rates and preventive dental services. Little is known about rural–urban differences in the use of wider ra...

    Authors: Pradeep Bhagavatula, Qun Xiang, Aniko Szabo, Fredrick Eichmiller, Raymond A Kuthy and Christopher E Okunseri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:58

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Over 90% of adults aged 20 years or older with permanent teeth have suffered from dental caries leading to pain, infection, or even tooth loss. Although caries prevalence has decreased over the past decade, th...

    Authors: Xiaojing Wang, John R Shaffer, Zhen Zeng, Ferdouse Begum, Alexandre R Vieira, Jacqueline Noel, Ida Anjomshoaa, Karen T Cuenco, Myoung-Keun Lee, James Beck, Eric Boerwinkle, Marilyn C Cornelis, Frank B Hu, David R Crosslin, Cathy C Laurie, Sarah C Nelson…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:57

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Oral health education (OHE) in schools has largely been imparted by dental professionals. Considering the substantial cost of this expert-led approach, the strategies relying on teachers, peer-leaders and lear...

    Authors: Abdul Haleem, Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui and Ayyaz Ali Khan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:54

    Content type: Research article

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  19. There are scarce evidences that evaluated the impact of periodontal disease on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) taking marginal gingival alterations into consideration. Thus, this study aimed to ve...

    Authors: Fabricio Batistin Zanatta, Thiago Machado Ardenghi, Raquel Pippi Antoniazzi, Tatiana Militz Perrone Pinto and Cassiano Kuchenbecker Rösing

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:53

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Dental caries remains a significant public health problem, prevalence being linked to social and economic deprivation. Occlusal surfaces of first permanent molars are the most susceptible site in the developin...

    Authors: Ivor Gordon Chestnutt, Barbara Lesley Chadwick, Simon Hutchings, Rebecca Playle, Timothy Pickles, Catherine Lisles, Nigel Kirkby, Maria Zeta Morgan, Lindsay Hunter, Ceri Hodell, Beverely Withers, Simon Murphy, Sarah Morgan-Trimmer, Deborah Fitzsimmons, Ceri Phillips, Jacqueline Nuttall…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:51

    Content type: Study protocol

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  21. In western Sweden, the aim was to study the associations between oral health variables and total and central adiposity, respectively, and to investigate the influence of socio-economic factors (SES), lifestyle...

    Authors: Anna-Lena Östberg, Calle Bengtsson, Lauren Lissner and Magnus Hakeberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:50

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Dental caries among young children are a global problem. Scant attention is paid towards primary teeth, leading to high prevalence of dental caries. There are only few studies done in Sri Lanka, addressing ora...

    Authors: Priyantha J Perera, Nishadhi T Abeyweera, Meranthi P Fernando, Tania D Warnakulasuriya and Nayomi Ranathunga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:49

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The quantification of fluorosis using fluorescence imaging (QLF) hardware and stain analysis software has been demonstrated in selected populations with good correlation between fluorescent image metrics and T...

    Authors: Michael G McGrady, Roger P Ellwood, Andrew Taylor, Anne Maguire, Michaela Goodwin, Nicola Boothman and Iain A Pretty

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:47

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Nationally representative clinical data on the oral health needs of Canadians has not been available since the 1970s. The purpose of this study was to determine the normative treatment needs of a nationally re...

    Authors: Chantel Ramraj, Amir Azarpazhooh, Laura Dempster, Vahid Ravaghi and Carlos Quiñonez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:46

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Dental general anaesthesia (DGA) is a very efficient treatment modality, but is considered only in the last resort because of the risks posed by general anaesthesia to patients’ overall health. Health services...

    Authors: Nora Savanheimo, Sari A Sundberg, Jorma I Virtanen and Miira M Vehkalahti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:45

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Human papillomaviruses (HPV) are oncogenic and mainly associated with cervical cancers. Recent evidence has demonstrated HPV infection in other tissues, including oral epithelia and mucosa. Although a recent p...

    Authors: Colton Flake, Jamal Arafa, Alex Hall, Eryn Ence, Katherine Howard and Karl Kingsley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:43

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Previous reports indicate that worldwide, the technical quality of root canal fillings is poor. There are few reports from sub-Saharan Africa and none yet from Nigeria where most patients access treatment from...

    Authors: Ezekiel Taiwo Adebayo, Lilian Ejije Ahaji, Rita Nneka Nnachetta, Olaitan Nwankwo, Nonye Akabogu-Okpeseyi, Morufu Olasunkanmi Yaya and Nurudeen Ayoola Hussain

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:42

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The standard measurement of oral conditions that are mainly of cosmetic concern can be carried out by a trained clinical professional, or they can be assessed and reported by the individuals who may have the c...

    Authors: Gill M Davies, Iain A Pretty, Janet S Neville and Michaela Goodwin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:41

    Content type: Technical advance

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  29. According to the United States census, there are 28 categories that define “Hispanic/Latinos.” This paper compares differences in oral health status between Mexican immigrants and other Latino immigrant groups.

    Authors: Vladimir W Spolsky, Marvin Marcus, Claudia Der-Martirosian, Ian D Coulter and Carl A Maida

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:39

    Content type: Research article

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  30. According to the UK Adult Dental Health Survey (2009) 15% of adults aged 65–74, 30% aged 75–84 and 47% aged >85 years are edentulous and require complete dentures. Patients’ quality of life and nutrition statu...

    Authors: Janine C Gray, Nuria Navarro-Coy, Sue H Pavitt, Claire Hulme, Mary Godfrey, Helen L Craddock, Paul A Brunton, Sarah Brown, Sean Dillon, Gillian Dukanovic, Catherine Fernandez, Jonathan Wright, Howard Collier, Shirley Swithenbank, Carol Lee and T Paul Hyde

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:37

    Content type: Study protocol

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  31. Candida albican s is a dimorphic fungus that is part of the commensal microbial flora of the oral cavity. When the host immune defenses are impaired or when the normal microbial flora is disturbed, C. albicans t...

    Authors: Norihiko Kanaguchi, Naoki Narisawa, Tatsuro Ito, Yosuke Kinoshita, Yasuka Kusumoto, Osamu Shinozuka and Hidenobu Senpuku

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:36

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine recently opened an orthodontic treatment clinic to address the needs of the racially and ethnically diverse population of Southern Nevada, primaril...

    Authors: Jay Ericksen Davis, Nicholas Freel, Allison Findley, Keaton Tomlin, Katherine M Howard, Clifford C Seran, Patricia Cruz and Karl Kingsley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:34

    Content type: Research article

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  33. To assess the ability of fluorescence imaging to detect a dose response relationship between fluorosis severity and different levels of fluoride in water supplies compared to remote photographic scoring in sel...

    Authors: Michael G McGrady, Roger P Ellwood, Patcharawan Srisilapanan, Narumanas Korwanich, Andrew Taylor, Michaela Goodwin and Iain A Pretty

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:33

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Clinical relevance of dental caries is often underestimated in patients with schizophrenia. The objective of this study was to examine dental caries and to identify clinical and demographic variables associate...

    Authors: Hideaki Tani, Hiroyuki Uchida, Takefumi Suzuki, Yumi Shibuya, Hiroshi Shimanuki, Koichiro Watanabe, Ryosuke Den, Masahiko Nishimoto, Jinichi Hirano, Hiroyoshi Takeuchi, Shintaro Nio, Shinichiro Nakajima, Ryosuke Kitahata, Takashi Tsuboi, Kenichi Tsunoda, Toshiaki Kikuchi…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:32

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  35. Valid estimation of dental treatment needed at population level is important for service planning. In many instances, planning is informed by survey data, which provide epidemiologically estimated need from th...

    Authors: Helena Guiney, Patrick Felicia, Helen Whelton and Noel Woods

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:31

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Although cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images of the maxillofacial region allow the inspection of the entire volume of the maxillary sinus (MS), identifying anatomic variations and abnormalities in the ...

    Authors: Inara Carneiro Costa Rege, Thiago Oliveira Sousa, Cláudio Rodrigues Leles and Elismauro Francisco Mendonça

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:30

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The most advocated clinical method for diagnosing salivary dysfunction is to quantitate unstimulated and stimulated whole saliva (sialometry). Since there is an expected and wide variation in salivary flow rat...

    Authors: Christina Diogo Löfgren, Claes Wickström, Mikael Sonesson, Pablo Tapia Lagunas and Cecilia Christersson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:29

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Dental care is the most common unmet health care need for children with chronic conditions. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that not all children with chronic conditions encounter difficulties accessing d...

    Authors: Donald L Chi and Nicholas A Raklios

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:28

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) patients might present a number of concurrent clinical diagnoses that may be clustered according to their similarity. Profiling patients’ clinical presentations can be useful f...

    Authors: Luciana Pimenta e Silva Machado, Marianita Batista de Macedo Nery, Cláudio de Góis Nery and Cláudio Rodrigues Leles

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2012 12:26

    Content type: Research article

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