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  1. Content type: Research article

    Clefts of the lip (CL), the palate (CP), or both (CLP) are the most common orofacial congenital malformations found among live births, accounting for 65% of all head and neck anomalies. The frequency and patte...

    Authors: Mange Manyama, Campbell Rolian, Japhet Gilyoma, Cassian C Magori, Kilalo Mjema, Erick Mazyala, Emmanuel Kimwaga and Benedikt Hallgrimsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2011 11:5

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    The Transtheoretical Model suggests that individuals vary according to their readiness to change behavior. Previous work in smoking cessation and other health areas suggests that interventions are more success...

    Authors: Trilby Coolidge, Erik Skaret, Masahiro Heima, Elissa K Johnson, M Blake Hillstead, Nadia Farjo, Oyvind Asmyhr and Philip Weinstein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2011 11:4

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    The periodontal screening index (PSI) is an element of the initial dental examination. The PSI provides information on the periodontal situation and allows a first estimation of the treatment required. The den...

    Authors: Dirk Ziebolz, Ivette Szabadi, Sven Rinke, Else Hornecker and Rainer F Mausberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2011 11:3

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Children with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) exhibit impaired dental status, which can affect their quality of life. This study assessed the oral health-related quality of life of these patients an...

    Authors: Débora B Massarente, Carina Domaneschi, Heloísa HS Marques, Samantha B Andrade, Daniela Goursand and José LF Antunes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2011 11:2

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Smoking is a risk factor for periodontitis. To clarify the contribution of smoking to periodontitis, it is essential to assess the relationship between smoking and the subgingival microflora. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Michiya Kubota, Mariko Tanno-Nakanishi, Satoru Yamada, Katsuji Okuda and Kazuyuki Ishihara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2011 11:1

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The main purpose of this study was to compare the 30% of Nevada Youth who presented with the highest Decayed Missing and Filled Teeth (DMFT) index to a cohort who were caries free and to national NHANES data. ...

    Authors: Marcia Ditmyer, Georgia Dounis, Connie Mobley and Eli Schwarz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:24

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  7. Content type: Study protocol

    Dental caries is one of the primary causes of tooth loss among adults. It is estimated to affect a majority of Americans aged 55 and older, with a disproportionately higher burden in disadvantaged populations....

    Authors: William M Vollmer, Athena S Papas, James D Bader, Gerardo Maupomé, Christina M Gullion, Jack F Hollis, John J Snyder, Jeffrey L Fellows, Reesa L Laws and B Alexander White

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:23

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  8. Content type: Study protocol

    Dental caries incidence in adults is similar to that in children and adolescents, but few caries preventive agents have been evaluated for effectiveness in adults populations. In addition, dentists direct fewe...

    Authors: James D Bader, Daniel A Shugars, William M Vollmer, Christina M Gullion, Gregg H Gilbert, Bennett T Amaechi and John P Brown

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:22

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  9. Content type: Research article

    A growing body of epidemiologic evidence links oral health, obesity, and cardiovascular health, though few studies have reported on these relationships in children. While underlying mechanisms are unclear, adu...

    Authors: Stephanie J Frisbee, Christopher B Chambers, Jefferson C Frisbee, Adam G Goodwill and Richard J Crout

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:21

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Probiotic bacteria are suggested to play a role in the maintenance of oral health. Such health promoting bacteria are added to different commercial probiotic products. The aim of the study was to investigate t...

    Authors: Pamela Hasslöf, Maria Hedberg, Svante Twetman and Christina Stecksén-Blicks

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:18

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    The increase of the proportion of elderly people has implications for health care services. Advances in oral health care and treatment have resulted in a reduced number of edentulous individuals. An increasing...

    Authors: Gert-Jan van der Putten, Luc De Visschere, Jos Schols, Cees de Baat and Jacques Vanobbergen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:17

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The study of potential factors associated with sleep bruxism (SB) may help in determining the etiology of such parafunction. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the quality of life (QoL) of children with SB by ...

    Authors: Paula M Castelo, Taís S Barbosa and Maria Beatriz D Gavião

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:16

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Mucoceles are benign lesions related to the minor salivary glands and their respective ducts frequently affecting oral structures which are generally asymptomatic. Mucoceles are generally characterized by swol...

    Authors: Alethea M Hayashida, Daniel CZ Zerbinatti, Ivan Balducci, Luiz Antonio G Cabral and Janete D Almeida

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:15

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to explore oral health knowledge and beliefs and access to dental care in a culturally distinct Orthodox Jewish community in North London, with a view to informing local health ...

    Authors: Sasha Scambler, Charlotte Klass, Desmond Wright and Jennifer E Gallagher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:14

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Hispanics comprise the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. Previous work with the Spanish Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) yielded good validity, but lower test-retest reliability. We repor...

    Authors: Trilby Coolidge, M Blake Hillstead, Nadia Farjo, Philip Weinstein and Susan E Coldwell

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:12

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  16. Content type: Research article

    It is uncertain whether the range and frequency of Diagnostic Thinking Processes (DTP) and pieces of information (concepts) involved in dental restorative treatment planning are different between students and ...

    Authors: Gerardo Maupomé, Stuart Schrader, Saurabh Mannan, Lawrence Garetto and Hafsteinn Eggertsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:11

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Despite conflicting results on the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) there is no doubt that many women benefit from it. Women using HRT are known to be more health conscious in general with putative pos...

    Authors: Laura Tarkkila, Kirsti Kari, Jussi Furuholm, Aila Tiitinen and Jukka H Meurman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:10

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  18. Content type: Debate

    "Pay for performance" is an incentive system that has been gaining acceptance in medicine and is currently being considered for implementation in dentistry. However, it remains unclear whether pay for performa...

    Authors: Andreea Voinea-Griffin, Jeffrey L Fellows, Donald B Rindal, Andrei Barasch, Gregg H Gilbert and Monika M Safford

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:9

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  19. Content type: Research article

    There is a lack of studies considering social disparity in oral health emanating from adolescents in low-income countries. This study aimed to assess socio-demographic disparities in clinical- and self reporte...

    Authors: Kijakazi O Mashoto, Anne N Astrom, Marit S Skeie and Joyce R Masalu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:7

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) has recently been developed to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of pre-school children in English speaking communities. This study aimed...

    Authors: Seyed-Ebrahim Jabarifar, Ali Golkari, Mohammad H IJadi, Mehdi Jafarzadeh and Parvin Khadem

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:4

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Before strategies or protocols for oral health care can be advised at population level, epidemiological information on tooth decay patterns and its effects on oral function are indispensable. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Thoa C Nguyen, Dick J Witter, Ewald M Bronkhorst, Nhan B Truong and Nico HJ Creugers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2010 10:2

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  22. 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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  23. Content type: Research article

    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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  24. Content type: Research article

    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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  25. Content type: Research article

    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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  26. Content type: Research article

    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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  27. Content type: Research article

    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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  28. Content type: Research article

    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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  29. Content type: Research article

    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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  30. Content type: Research article

    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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  31. Content type: Research article

    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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  32. Content type: Research article

    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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  33. Content type: Research article

    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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  34. Content type: Research article

    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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  35. Content type: Research article

    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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  36. Content type: Research article

    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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  37. Content type: Research article

    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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  38. Content type: Research article

    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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