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  1. Content type: Research article

    Self-perceived health is an essential measure of health status and even a paramount predictor of mortality. So long as it is said that oral health (OH) and general health (GH) are mirrors to each other. This s...

    Authors: Mohammed Nasser Alhajj, Esam Halboub, Abdullah G. Amran, Abdulaziz A. Alkheraif, Fuad A. Al-Sanabani, Bandar M. Al-Makramani, Abdulghani A. Al-Basmi and Fawaz A. Al-Ghabri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:93

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    The management of noncavitated caries lesions before sealant therapy is a clinical challenge when the tooth needs sealant application. Sealing noncavitated carious lesions in pits and fissures may lead to fail...

    Authors: Mahtab Memarpour, Fereshteh Shafiei, Azade Rafiee, Mina Soltani and Mohammad Hossein Dashti

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:92

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    In Iowa from 2014 to 2017, there were 2 separate public dental benefit programs for Medicaid-enrolled adults: one for the Medicaid expansion population called the Dental Wellness Plan (DWP), and one for the tr...

    Authors: Julie C. Reynolds, Susan C. McKernan, Peter C. Damiano and Raymond A. Kuthy

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:89

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    Dental caries in the expanding elderly, predominantly-dentate population is an emerging public health concern. Elderly individuals with heavily restored dentitions represent a clinical challenge and significan...

    Authors: M. Tickle, D. J. N. Ricketts, A. Duncan, L. O’Malley, P. M. Donaldson, J. E. Clarkson, M. Black, D. Boyers, M. Donaldson, R. Floate, M. M. Forrest, A. Fraser, A. M. Glenny, B. Goulao, A. McDonald, C. R. Ramsay…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:88

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Since periodontitis is bi-directionally associated with several systemic diseases, such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases, it is important for medical professionals in a non-dental setting to be...

    Authors: Martijn J. L. Verhulst, Wijnand J. Teeuw, Sergio Bizzarro, Joris Muris, Naichuan Su, Elena A. Nicu, Kamran Nazmi, Floris J. Bikker and Bruno G. Loos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:87

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Candida is a ubiquitous organism in nature which inhabits the oral cavity as part of the normal microbial flora. The oral carriage of Candida is perpetuated by several predisposing factors.

    Authors: Saad F. Alrayyes, Hammad M. Alruwaili, Ibrahim A. Taher, Khaled M. Elrahawy, Abdulrahman H. Almaeen, Awad O. Ashekhi and Mohammad Khursheed Alam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:86

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD) have been reported to be an alternative treatment to CPAP in moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) cases. The design of MAD has a major influence on its success ...

    Authors: P. Mayoral, M. O. Lagravère, M. Míguez-Contreras and M. Garcia

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:85

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs) have been widely studied as bactericidal reagents. However, it is still challenging to use ZnONPs as a root canal sealant to eliminate infecting microorganisms in the root can...

    Authors: Jingyu Wang, Lele Du, Yingmei Fu, Peidong Jiang and Xiumei Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:84

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Studies suggest association between low serum 25-OH-Vitamin D3 (VitD) and chronic destructive periodontal diseases. The main sources of VitD is sun exposure and fat fish. Subjects with dark skin will therefore ge...

    Authors: Vimalan Ketharanathan, Gerald R. Torgersen, Beáta Éva Petrovski and Hans R. Preus

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:83

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Biomarkers can aid in detecting and preventing clinical disease through the recognition of change in biological samples. The objective of this case-control study was to further the knowledge on the use of big ...

    Authors: Selma Elekdag-Turk, Mohammed Almuzian, Tamer Turk, Marilia Afonso Rabelo Buzalaf, Ali Alnuaimi, Oyku Dalci and M. Ali Darendeliler

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:82

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Current knowledge on treatment strategies and choice of restorative materials when treating deep caries or severe dental developmental defects (DDDs) in young individuals is scarce. Therefore, the aim was to i...

    Authors: M. M. Uhlen, H. Valen, L. S. Karlsen, A. B. Skaare, A. Bletsa, V. Ansteinsson and A. Mulic

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:80

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The characteristics of a dental implant surface have a decisive influence on the process of osseointegration. According to the current state of knowledge, surface modification can not only affect the morpholog...

    Authors: Arkadiusz Makowiecki, Jakub Hadzik, Artur Błaszczyszyn, Tomasz Gedrange and Marzena Dominiak

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:79

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Ontario is home to the largest number of immigrants in Canada. However, very little is known about their dental care utilization patterns. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of poor denta...

    Authors: Vrati M. Mehra, Christy Costanian, Siya Khanna and Hala Tamim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:78

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT), a type of light therapy that uses the concept of photobiomodulation, is developed to promote bone healing. Clinical studies have been conducted to assess the influence of PBM...

    Authors: Yuan Chen, Caojie Liu, Xinlei Chen and Anchun Mo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:77

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Proper wound healing after regenerative surgical procedures is an essential issue for clinical success. Guided tissue regeneration (GTR) and application of enamel matrix derivatives (EMD) are common means to r...

    Authors: M. A. Rojas, L. Marini, A. Pilloni and P. Sahrmann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:76

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The aim was to analyze the levels of stress of edentulous patients through the state-trait anxiety inventory (STAI) and salivary flow through the visual analogue scale (VAS) xerostomia questionnaire, as well a...

    Authors: Marcelo Coelho Goiato, Emily Vivianne Freitas da Silva, Nádia Biage Cândido, Adhara Smith Nóbrega, Rodrigo Antonio de Medeiros, Doris Hissako Sumida, Fernando Yamamoto Chiba and Daniela Micheline dos Santos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:75

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The association between oral health and malnutrition has been investigated in detail. The nutrition of elderly subjects in residential care homes is determined by caregivers, dietitians or nutritionists and ma...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Nomura, Ayako Okada, Erika Kakuta, Ryoko Otsuka, Kaoru Sogabe, Kiyoshige Yamane, Taku Yamamoto, Yuko Shigeta, Shuji Shigemoto, Takumi Ogawa and Nobuhiro Hanada

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:74

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) was recently proposed to have the potential to regulate bone metabolism, however, its influence on osteogenesis remains controversial. The present study aimed to investigate t...

    Authors: Jie Liu, Yi Lu, Jin Liu, Changxiong Jin, Yuchen Meng and Dandan Pei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:73

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  19. Content type: Research article

    To examine: (I) the current evidence of the impact of fixed orthodontic appliances on the development of halitosis in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment, and (II) the influence of different orthodontic ...

    Authors: Salem Abdulraheem, Liselotte Paulsson, Sofia Petrén and Mikael Sonesson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:72

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Narrow Band Imaging is a noninvasive optical diagnostic tool. It allows the visualization of sub-mucosal vasculature; four patterns of shapes of submucosal capillaries can be recognized, increasingly associate...

    Authors: Agostino Guida, Mariagrazia Maglione, Anna Crispo, Francesco Perri, Salvatore Villano, Ettore Pavone, Corrado Aversa, Francesco Longo, Florinda Feroce, Gerardo Botti and Franco Ionna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:70

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  21. Content type: Study protocol

    Maxillomandibular bone defects arise from maxillofacial injury or tumor/cyst removal. While the standard therapy for bone regeneration is transplantation with autologous bone or artificial bone, these therapie...

    Authors: Shinobu Shimizu, Shuhei Tsuchiya, Akihiro Hirakawa, Katsuyoshi Kato, Masahiko Ando, Masaaki Mizuno, Masashi Osugi, Kazuto Okabe, Wataru Katagiri and Hideharu Hibi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:69

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Many countries offer systematic group prevention programs in kindergarten and school in order to promote children’s oral health. Little is known, however, about the actual toothbrushing abilities of children w...

    Authors: Renate Deinzer, Oliver Cordes, Julia Weber, Lisa Hassebrauck, Ulrike Weik, Norbert Krämer, Klaus Pieper and Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:68

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Past meta-analyses have shown adjunctive systemic Azithromycin (AZI) to provide minor clinical benefits in scaling and root surface debridement (S/RSD). However, these have not considered the covariance of key...

    Authors: Nithya Jagannathan, Aneesha Acharya, Ong Yi Farn, Kar Yan Li, Luigi Nibali and George Pelekos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:65

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The plant Salvadora persica (miswak) has a long history of use in oral hygiene. Associations between the use of Salvadora persica and decreased oral bacteria numbers and plaque scores have been reported. This sys...

    Authors: Elaf Jassoma, Lina Baeesa and Heba Sabbagh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:64

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Visual impairment is an important disability affecting a substantial proportion of people globally. The aim of this study was to assess the oral health status of visually impaired schoolchildren in northeast C...

    Authors: Lu Liu, Ying Zhang, Wei Wu, Mu He, Zhenfu Lu, Kaiqiang Zhang, Jian Li, Shuang Lei, Shibo Guo and Yuyu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:63

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  26. Content type: Research article

    New medicinal and surgical oncological treatment strategies not only improve overall survival rates but continually increase the importance of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL). The purpose of this retros...

    Authors: J. K. Meier, J. G. Schuderer, F. Zeman, Ch. Klingelhöffer, M. Hullmann, G. Spanier, T. E. Reichert and T. Ettl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:62

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Oral microbiome has significant impact on both oral and general health. Polyols have been promoted as sugar substitutes in prevention of oral diseases. We aimed to reveal the effect of candies containing eryth...

    Authors: Jelena Štšepetova, Jaak Truu, Riina Runnel, Rita Nõmmela, Mare Saag, Jana Olak, Hiie Nõlvak, Jens-Konrad Preem, Kristjan Oopkaup, Kaarel Krjutškov, Eino Honkala, Sisko Honkala, Kauko Mäkinen, Pirkko-Liisa Mäkinen, Tero Vahlberg, Joan Vermeiren…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:60

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Toothache is a common consequence of untreated caries, predisposed by poor oral hygiene and high caries risk. Most children expressed their pain through their parents or carers. The aim of this study was to de...

    Authors: Halenur Altan, Hüseyin Çevik, Serkan Doğru, Alem Coşgun, Mustafa Süren and İsmail Okan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:59

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Besides classical and electrical toothbrushes market offers tooth brushes that can be chewed, like chewing gums. The aim of this study was to show the effectiveness of chewable toothbrush versus a conventional...

    Authors: Rasa Mladenovic, Andrijana Cvetkovic, Brankica Martinovic, Kristina Mladenovic, Milan Zivkovic, Zoran Arsic, Sasa Mladenovic, Tanja Zecevic Lukovic and Dragana Dakovic

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:58

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  30. Content type: Research article

    No randomized controlled trial (RCT) has compared flapless piezocision-assisted corticotomy in the extraction-based orthodontic decrowding of lower anterior teeth with the conventional treatment in terms of pa...

    Authors: Omar Gibreal, Mohammad Y. Hajeer and Bassel Brad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:57

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Dental anxiety is one of the most common fears that can eventually lead to avoidance of dental care. Knowing how students will respond to dental treatment will aid in increasing their awareness of oral health ...

    Authors: Reham AL Jasser, Ghaida Almashaan, Haya Alwaalan, Najla Alkhzim and Abdulrhman Albougami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:56

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Whereas the incidence of cancers increases, overall survival of cancerous patients improves. Preventing the onset of second primary cancer is a new public health challenge and requires a special attention from...

    Authors: Elyette Broly, Philippe Barthélémy, Saïd Ciftci, Christian Borel, Martin Broly, Catherine-Isabelle Gros, Luc Marcellin and Fabien Bornert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:54

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Chronic periodontitis (CP) is a multifactorial inflammatory disease. For the diagnosis of CP, it is necessary to investigate molecular biomarkers and the biological pathway of CP. Although analysis of mRNA exp...

    Authors: Asami Suzuki, Tetsuro Horie and Yukihiro Numabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:52

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  34. Content type: Research article

    In view of the increasing demand of adult orthodontics for esthetic purposes, adult treatment with brackets has become an important issue. One essential factor for the quality of such treatment is bracket bond...

    Authors: Alexander Franz, Modesto Raabe, Bledar Lilaj, Rinet Dauti, Andreas Moritz, Dieter Müßig and Barbara Cvikl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:51

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  35. Content type: Case report

    Molar-root incisor malformation (MRIM) is a novel dental phenotype likely related to a patient’s past medical history. This case aimed to confirm MRIM by histological and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) exa...

    Authors: Alenka Pavlič, Milka Vrecl, Janja Jan, Milan Bizjak and Ana Nemec

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:49

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Development in guided tissue regeneration requires biomaterial testing. 3D cell constructs represent a new approach to bridge the gap between cell culture and animal models. Following the hypothesis that attac...

    Authors: Klara Janjić, Barbara Cvikl, Barbara Schädl, Andreas Moritz and Hermann Agis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:48

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  37. Content type: Research article

    There is a need to comprehensively investigate the relationship between tooth eruption and infant growth to explain the theory of tooth emergence. This study aimed to investigate the association between infant...

    Authors: Hai Ming Wong, Si-Min Peng and Colman P. J. McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:47

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  38. Content type: Case report

    The utilization of intraoral scanning for manufacturing of complete dentures (CD) has been reported recently. However, functional border molding still cannot be supported digitally. A proof-of-concept trial sh...

    Authors: Alexey Unkovskiy, Eugen Wahl, Anne Teresa Zander, Fabian Huettig and Sebastian Spintzyk

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:46

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  39. Content type: Research article

    In the Republic of Ireland (RoI), fluoridation has been effective and efficient for caries prevention at population level, regardless of income status; however, at individual level it still has limitations. Th...

    Authors: Makiko Nishi, Virginia Kelleher, Michael Cronin and Finbarr Allen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:44

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  40. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to determine the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing among primary school children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and to evaluate associations between sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory...

    Authors: Laila Baidas, Asma Al-Jobair, Huda Al-Kawari, Aram AlShehri, Sarah Al-Madani and Hana Al-Balbeesi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:43

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