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  1. Content type: Research article

    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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  2. Content type: Research article

    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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  3. Content type: Research article

    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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  4. Content type: Research article

    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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  5. Content type: Research article

    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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  6. Content type: Research article

    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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  7. Content type: Research article

    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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  8. Content type: Research article

    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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  9. Content type: Research article

    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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  10. Content type: Research article

    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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Content type: Research article

    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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  14. Content type: Research article

    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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  15. Content type: Research article

    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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  16. Content type: Research article

    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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Content type: Research article

    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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  20. Content type: Research article

    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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  21. 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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  22. Content type: Research article

    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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  23. Content type: Study protocol

    People in Appalachia experience some of the worst oral health in the United States. To develop effective intervention and prevention strategies in Appalachia, we must understand the complex relationships among...

    Authors: Deborah E Polk, Robert J Weyant, Richard J Crout, Daniel W McNeil, Ralph E Tarter, John G Thomas and Mary L Marazita

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:18

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  24. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the prevalence of Enterococcus faecalis, its putative virulence factors and antimicrobial susceptibility in individuals with and without dental diseases. A total of 159 oral rinse specimen...

    Authors: Randa Salah, Najla Dar-Odeh, Osama Abu Hammad and Asem A Shehabi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:17

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  25. Content type: Research article

    It would be useful to have psychometrically-sound measures of dental fear for Hispanics, who comprise the largest ethnic minority in the United States. We report on the psychometric properties of Spanish-langu...

    Authors: Trilby Coolidge, Mark A Chambers, Laura J Garcia, Lisa J Heaton and Susan E Coldwell

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:15

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  26. Content type: Research article

    studies on the relationship between children's malocclusion and its psycho-social impacts are so far largely unexplored in low-income countries. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of malocclusion, repor...

    Authors: Matilda Mtaya, Anne N Astrom and Pongsri Brudvik

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:14

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  27. Content type: Research article

    How smokeless tobacco contributes to non-neoplastic oral diseases is unclear. It certainly increases risk of oral mucosal lesions, but reviewers disagree as to other conditions. In some areas, especially South...

    Authors: Gerd Kallischnigg, Rolf Weitkunat and Peter N Lee

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:13

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Human bites in the maxillofacial region compromise function and aesthetics, resulting in social and psychological effects. There is paucity of information regarding human bite injuries in Tanzania. The aim of ...

    Authors: Farrid M Shubi, Omar JM Hamza, Boniphace M Kalyanyama and Elison NM Simon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:12

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to make a cross-culturally adapted, Dutch version of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP), a 49-item questionnaire measuring oral health-related quality of life, and to examine i...

    Authors: Marylee J van der Meulen, Mike T John, Machiel Naeije and Frank Lobbezoo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:11

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The literature is scarce on the social and geographic inequalities in the access to and implementation of the fluoridation of public water supplies. This study adds knowledge to the Brazilian experience of the...

    Authors: Marilisa CL Gabardo, Wander J da Silva, Marcia Olandoski, Simone T Moysés and Samuel J Moysés

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:9

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Latino children experience a higher prevalence of caries than do children in any other racial/ethnic group in the US. This paper examines the intersections among four societal sectors or contexts of care which...

    Authors: Judith C Barker and Sarah B Horton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:8

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  32. Content type: Technical advance

    Older people are increasingly retaining their natural teeth but at higher risk of oral disease with resultant impact on their quality of life. Socially deprived people are more at risk of oral disease and yet ...

    Authors: Elena Borreani, Desmond Wright, Sasha Scambler and Jennifer E Gallagher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:7

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The physiology of swallowing is characterized by a complex and coordinated activation of many stomatognathic, pharyngeal, and laryngeal muscles. Kinetics and electromyographic studies have widely investigated ...

    Authors: Annalisa Monaco, Ruggero Cattaneo, Alessandro Spadaro and Mario Giannoni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:6

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Xylitol chewing gum has been shown to reduce Streptococcus mutans levels and decay. Two studies examined the presence and time course of salivary xylitol concentrations delivered via xylitol-containing pellet gum...

    Authors: Christine A Riedy, Peter Milgrom, Kiet A Ly, Marilynn Rothen, Gregory Mueller, Mary K Hagstrom, Ernie Tolentino, Lingmei Zhou and Marilyn C Roberts

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:5

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Preventive dentistry has traditionally emphasized improvement of oral hygiene. School-based programs, often delivered by dental hygienists or other health educators, are usually limited to dental knowledge pro...

    Authors: Alon Livny, Yuval Vered, Liat Slouk and Harold D Sgan-Cohen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:4

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  36. Content type: Research article

    The Cognitive Vulnerability Model proposes that perceptions of certain characteristics of a situation are critical determinants of fear. Although the model is applicable to all animal, natural environment and ...

    Authors: Jason M Armfield, Gary D Slade and A John Spencer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:2

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Exploring the stability of self-reports over time in observational studies may give valuable information for the planning of future interventions. The aims of the present study were: 1) to explore the consiste...

    Authors: Erik Skaret, Ivar Espelid, Marit S Skeie and Ola Haugejorden

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2008 8:1

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Scotland has high levels of untreated dental caries in primary teeth. The Hall Technique is a simplified method of managing carious primary molars using preformed metal crowns (PMCs) cemented with no local ana...

    Authors: Nicola P Innes, Dafydd JP Evans and David R Stirrups

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:18

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