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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Content type: Research article

    New graduates in the UK presently spend one year in training as Vocational Dental Practitioners (VDPs) in preparation for primary dental care. There is a growing recognition that the emerging workforce has ver...

    Authors: Jennifer E Gallagher, Wendy Clarke, Kenneth A Eaton and Nairn HF Wilson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:16

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  9. Content type: Research article

    One of the important factors of the demineralization and remineralization equilibrium of enamel is the pH of the surrounding solutions. Effort has been laid in the formulation of different fluoride compounds a...

    Authors: Wolfgang H Arnold, Anabel Haase, Julia Hacklaender, Zeno Gintner, Jolan Bánóczy and Peter Gaengler

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:14

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Dental anxiety is a public health problem but no epidemiological study has been undertaken in France to evaluate its prevalence. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence, severity and associations ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Nicolas, Valérie Collado, Denise Faulks, Brigitte Bullier and Martine Hennequin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:12

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The oral health status of rural residents in the People's Republic of China has not been extensively studied and the relationship between poor oral health and esophageal cancer (EC) is unclear. We aim to repor...

    Authors: Bruce A Dye, Ru Wang, Ruth Lashley, Wenqiang Wei, Christian C Abnet, Guoqing Wang, Sanford M Dawsey, Wei Cong, Mark J Roth, Xiaojie Li and Youlin Qiao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:10

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The study examined the relationship between oral health status (periodontal disease and carious pulpal exposure (CPE)) and preterm low-birth-weight (PTLBW) infant deliveries among Tanzanian-African mothers at ...

    Authors: Elifuraha GS Mumghamba and Karim P Manji

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:8

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Dental graduates are joining a profession experiencing changes in systems of care, funding and skill mix. Research into the motivation and expectations of the emerging workforce is vital to inform professional...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:7

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Tobacco use continues to be a global public health problem. Helping patients to quit is part of the preventive role of all health professionals. There is now increasing interest in the role that the dental tea...

    Authors: Vivian I Binnie, Siobhan McHugh, William Jenkins, William Borland and Lorna M Macpherson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:5

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  15. Content type: Research article

    A harsh work environment including psychosocial job demands might cause adverse events due to medical mismanagement, but the association has not been explored. The purpose of the study was to investigate wheth...

    Authors: Akizumi Tsutsumi, Katsura Umehara, Hiroshi Ono and Norito Kawakami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:3

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Measuring the impacts of oral conditions on quality of life is an important part of oral health needs assessment. For this purpose a variety of oral health-related quality of life instruments have been develop...

    Authors: Mojtaba Dorri, Aubrey Sheiham and Georgios Tsakos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:2

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Based on the hypothesis that a vicious cycle of dental fear exists, whereby the consequences of fear tend to maintain that fear, the relationship between dental fear, self-reported oral health status and the u...

    Authors: Jason M Armfield, Judy F Stewart and A John Spencer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2007 7:1

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Children receive dental general anaesthetic (DGA) care when standard dental treatment is not possible. Receipt of DGA care is resource-intensive and not without risk. This study examines trends in receipt of D...

    Authors: Lisa M Jamieson and Kaye F Roberts-Thomson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:16

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to determine which behavioral factors to include in guidelines for the Japanese public to achieve an acceptable level of oral healthiness. The objective was to determine the relations...

    Authors: Ichizo Morita, Haruo Nakagaki, Atsushi Toyama, Matsumi Hayashi, Miho Shimozato, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Shimpei Tohmatsu, Junko Igo and Aubrey Sheiham

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:15

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to compare the prevalence and types of HIV-related oral lesions between children and adult Tanzanian patients on HAART with those not on HAART and to relate the occurrence of the lesio...

    Authors: Omar JM Hamza, Mecky IN Matee, Elison NM Simon, Emil Kikwilu, Mainen J Moshi, Ferdinand Mugusi, Frans HM Mikx, Paul E Verweij and André JAM van der Ven

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:12

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  21. Content type: Proceedings

    Humans love the taste of sugar and the word "sweet" is used to describe not only this basic taste quality but also something that is desirable or pleasurable, e.g., la dolce vita. Although sugar or sweetened food...

    Authors: Danielle R Reed and Amanda H McDaniel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S17

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  22. Content type: Proceedings

    Dental plaque is a structurally- and functionally-organized biofilm. Plaque forms in an ordered way and has a diverse microbial composition that, in health, remains relatively stable over time (microbial homeo...

    Authors: Philip D Marsh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S14

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  23. Content type: Proceedings

    The presence of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) in saliva may be a biological factor that contributes to susceptibility or resistance to caries. This manuscript will review AMPs in saliva, consider their antimic...

    Authors: Beverly A Dale, Renchuan Tao, Janet R Kimball and Richard J Jurevic

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S13

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  24. Content type: Proceedings

    Strains of viridans group streptococci that initiate colonization of the human tooth surface typically coaggregate with each other and with Actinomyces naeslundii, another member of the developing biofilm communi...

    Authors: Yasuo Yoshida, Robert J Palmer, Jinghua Yang, Paul E Kolenbrander and John O Cisar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S12

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  25. Content type: Proceedings

    The importance of Streptococcus mutans in the etiology of dental caries has been well documented. However, there is growing recognition that the cariogenic potential of dental plaque may be determined by the comp...

    Authors: Howard K Kuramitsu and Bing-Yan Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S11

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  26. Content type: Proceedings

    The human oral cavity contains a complex microbial community that, until recently, has not been well characterized. Studies using molecular tools have begun to enumerate and quantify the species residing in va...

    Authors: E Michelle L Starke, James C Smoot, Laura M Smoot, Wen-Tso Liu, Darrell P Chandler, Hyun H Lee and David A Stahl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S10

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  27. Content type: Proceedings

    The risk for caries development in children varies significantly for different age groups, individuals, teeth, and surfaces. Thus from a cost-effectiveness point of view, caries preventive measures must be int...

    Authors: P Axelsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S7

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  28. Content type: Proceedings

    The number of new technologies emerging each year in the realm of dental caries management is growing at an exponential rate. Examining the patent literature, one can see that this growth rate will likely cont...

    Authors: Joel H Berg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S6

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  29. Content type: Proceedings

    New research developments frequently are neither adopted by providers nor utilized by patients. This dual problem of impacting the behaviors of providers and patients presents a challenge. This paper will pres...

    Authors: Philip Weinstein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S5

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  30. Content type: Proceedings

    Oral health is essential to the general health and well-being of individuals and the population. Yet significant oral health disparities persist in the U.S. population because of a web of influences that inclu...

    Authors: Donald L Patrick, Rosanna Shuk Yin Lee, Michele Nucci, David Grembowski, Carol Zane Jolles and Peter Milgrom

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S4

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  31. Content type: Proceedings

    Despite remarkable reduction in the prevalence of dental caries in the United States, dental caries is still a highly prevalent disease among children who are socially disadvantaged (racial/ethnic minority, po...

    Authors: Clemencia M Vargas and Cynthia R Ronzio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S3

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  32. Content type: Proceedings

    The goal of this workshop is to develop a consensus within the biomaterials/bioengineering community for a research agenda focused on creating technologies that will address the current dental caries pandemic....

    Authors: Rebecca L Slayton, James D Bryers and Peter Milgrom

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S1

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  33. Content type: Research article

    The need for appraisal of oral health-related quality of life has been increasingly recognized over the last decades. The aims of this study were to develop a Spanish version (OHIP-Sp) of the Oral Health Impac...

    Authors: Rodrigo Lopez and Vibeke Baelum

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:11

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