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  1. A number of oral diseases, including periodontitis, derive from microbial biofilms and are associated with increased antimicrobial resistance. Despite the widespread use of mouthwashes being used as adjunctive...

    Authors: Leighann Sherry, Emma Millhouse, David F Lappin, Colin Murray, Shauna Culshaw, Christopher J Nile and Gordon Ramage

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:47

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The bulk of service delivery in dentistry is delivered by general dental practitioners, when a large proportion of patients who attend regularly are asymptomatic and do not require treatment. This represents a...

    Authors: Richard Macey, Tanya Walsh, Anne-Marie Glenny, Helen Worthington, Martin Tickle, James Ashley and Paul Brocklehurst

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:45

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. Mucosal surfaces are coated with layers of mucus gel that protect the underlying tissues and promote colonization by members of the commensal microflora. Lactobacillus fermentum is a common inhabitant of the oral...

    Authors: Claes Wickström, Luis Chávez de Paz, Julia R Davies and Gunnel Svensäter

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:43

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The massive use of preventive measures in Mexico has resulted in a large decline in dental caries over the past two decades. There does however remain a largely unmet need for restorative treatment. This paper...

    Authors: Elisa Luengas-Quintero, Jo E Frencken, Jorge Alejandro Muñúzuri-Hernández and Jan Mulder

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:42

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Odontogenic diseases can be a risk factor for life-threatening infection in patients with hematologic malignancies during chemotherapy that induces myelosuppression of variable severity. Previous studies noted...

    Authors: Masaya Akashi, Yasuyuki Shibuya, Junya Kusumoto, Shungo Furudoi, Yumiko Inui, Kimikazu Yakushijin, Atsuo Okamura, Hiroshi Matsuoka and Takahide Komori

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:41

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Limited information on oral health status for young adults aged 18 year-olds is known, and no available data exists in Hong Kong. The aims of this study were to investigate the oral health status and its risk ...

    Authors: Hai-Xia Lu, May Chun Mei Wong, Edward Chin Man Lo and Colman McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:40

    Content type: Research article

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  7. New dental schools have been established to train dentists in many parts of the world. This study examines the future dental workforce from the first dental school in the United Arab Emirates [UAE]; the aim of...

    Authors: Hazim H Rashid, Swapnil G Ghotane, Salem H Abufanas and Jennifer E Gallagher

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:39

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Rural, low-income pregnant women and their children are at high risk for poor oral health and have low utilization rates of dental care. The Baby Smiles study was designed to increase low-income pregnant women...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:38

    Content type: Study protocol

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  9. Impacted teeth predispose to periodontal disease and dental caries of adjacent teeth resulting in pain, discomfort and loss of function. This study analyzed the pattern of occurrence of impacted teeth, associa...

    Authors: Farizana Msagati, Elison NM Simon and Sira Owibingire

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:37

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Studies emphasizing toothache in adulthood are scarce in Brazil. A greater understanding of both the prevalence and the self-perception of pain among individuals in this age group (35 to 44 years old) is impor...

    Authors: Maylu Botta Hafner, Juliana Zanatta, Vera Lucia Rasera Zotelli, Marília Jesus Batista and Maria da Luz Rosário Sousa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:35

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Early childhood caries (ECC) is a public health problem due to its impact on children’s health, development and well being. Little is known about early childhood oral health in the West Indies or the influence...

    Authors: Rahul Naidu, June Nunn and Alan Kelly

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:30

    Content type: Research article

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  12. A recent UK population survey of oral health included questions to assess dental anxiety to provide mean and prevalence estimates of this important psychological construct.

    Authors: Gerry Humphris, John R Crawford, Kirsty Hill, Angela Gilbert and Ruth Freeman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:29

    Content type: Research article

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  13. To study the association between oral health behaviour of senior dental students in Nigeria and their gender, age, knowledge of preventive care, and attitudes towards preventive dentistry.

    Authors: Morenike O Folayan, Mohammad R Khami, Nkiru Folaranmi, Bamidele O Popoola, Oyinkan O Sofola, Taofeek O Ligali, Ayodeji O Esan and Omolola O Orenuga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:28

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Several controversies exist about the methods of harvesting and eventual utilization of stem cells in Medicine and Dentistry. The objective of the study was to investigate the awareness, attitude and knowledge...

    Authors: Matthew Asizide Sede, Ochuwa Audu and Clement Chinedu Azodo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:27

    Content type: Research article

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  15. There is a lack of evidence for effective management of dental caries (decay) in children’s primary (baby) teeth and an apparent failure of conventional dental restorations (fillings) to prevent dental pain an...

    Authors: Nicola PT Innes, Jan E Clarkson, Chris Speed, Gail VA Douglas and Anne Maguire

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:25

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. Our previous research (Pediatrics 2010:126) found a strong association between caregiver oral health literacy (OHL) and children’s oral health status; however, we found a weak association with oral health behavio...

    Authors: Lauren A Sanzone, Jessica Y Lee, Kimon Divaris, Darren A DeWalt, A Diane Baker and William F Vann Jr

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:24

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  17. Transmission of Streptococcus mutans from mother-to-child can lead to Early Childhood Caries. A previous study identified characteristics and beliefs of general dentists about counseling pregnant women to reduce ...

    Authors: Peter Milgrom, Colleen E Huebner, Lloyd A Mancl, Donald L Chi, Gayle Garson and David Grembowski

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:23

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  18. Recently, increasing importance has been placed on the social determinants of health and disease. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of periodontal disease in Brazilian adults and identify pos...

    Authors: Maria de Lourdes Carvalho Bonfim, Flavio Freitas Mattos, Efigênia Ferreira e Ferreira, Ana Cristina Viana Campos and Andréa Maria Duarte Vargas

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:22

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  19. Children with low birth weight show an increased prevalence of developmental defects of enamel in the primary dentition that subsequently may predispose to early childhood caries (ECC).

    Authors: Ray Masumo, Asgeir Bårdsen and Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:21

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Chepang communities are one of the most deprived ethnic communities in Nepal. According to the National Pathfinder Survey, dental caries is a highly prevalent childhood disease in Nepal. There is no data conce...

    Authors: Lonim Prasai Dixit, Ajay Shakya, Manash Shrestha and Ayush Shrestha

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:20

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  21. Dental caries is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases affecting a large portion of children in the United States. The prevalence of childhood dental caries in Kentucky is among the highest in the ...

    Authors: Erika Dawkins, Akihiko Michimi, Gregory Ellis-Griffith, Tina Peterson, Daniel Carter and Gary English

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:19

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The purpose of this study was to quantify time loss due to dental problems and treatment in the Canadian population, to identify factors associated with this time loss, and to provide information regarding the...

    Authors: Alyssa Hayes, Amir Azarpazhooh, Laura Dempster, Vahid Ravaghi and Carlos Quiñonez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2013 13:17

    Content type: Research article

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  23. 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

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  24. 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

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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

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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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

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  39. 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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