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  1. During the 1970s, optimal oral health was experienced more frequently amongst Indigenous children in Australia than their non-Indigenous counterparts. As a result of public health interventions targeting oral ...

    Authors: Brianna Poirier, Joanne Hedges, Lisa Smithers, Megan Moskos and Lisa Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:434

    Content type: Research

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  2. When dealing with the replacement of one missing tooth, the patient has the option of choosing between different types of treatment interventions. Several important factors play a role in his decision-making p...

    Authors: Johana Losenická, Ondřej Gajdoš and Vojtěch Kamenský

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:433

    Content type: Research

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  3. There are very few studies of the association between temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a representative sample from the Asia–Pacific region. Accordingly, ...

    Authors: Kamal Hanna, Rahul Nair, Najith Amarasena, Jason M. Armfield and David S. Brennan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:432

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The purpose of this study was to: (1) compare oral health indicators between Indigenous adults and the general population and (2) examine the predictors of poor self-rated oral health in the Indigenous populat...

    Authors: Ahmed Hussain, Sheyla Bravo Jaimes and Alexander M. Crizzle

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:430

    Content type: Research

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  5. Juxta-apical radiolucency (JAR) has been presented as a radiographic sign, suggestive of the IAN injury through third molar surgery. This study aimed to evaluate the relation of JAR with IAN injury in cone-bea...

    Authors: Mahvash Hasani, Nasim Razavi, Abdolaziz Haghnegahdar and Motahhareh Zarifi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:428

    Content type: Research

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  6. B cell activating factor (BAFF) is a member of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) superfamily with immunomodulatory effects on both innate and adaptive immune responses. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease c...

    Authors: Lixia Wang, Tianyi Zhang, Zheng Zhang, Zihan Wang, Yu-Jie Zhou and Zuomin Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:426

    Content type: Research

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  7. A growing body of evidence suggests a role for oral bacteria in lung infections. This systematic review aimed to analyse the association between poor periodontal status and the frequency of chronic obstructive...

    Authors: Niamh Kelly, Lewis Winning, Christopher Irwin, Fionnuala T. Lundy, Dermot Linden, Lorcan McGarvey, Gerard J. Linden and Ikhlas A. El Karim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:425

    Content type: Research

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  8. The objective of this report was to highlight the importance of using a dental operating microscope (DOM) to locate supernumerary canals and diagnose variations in root canals using cone-beam computed tomograp...

    Authors: Yao Lin, Yan Xiang, Xiaoling Chen, He Wang, Na Cao, Xiaoman Xu, Yangan Zhang and Zhaojun Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:423

    Content type: Case report

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  9. The purpose of this study evaluates and compares the effect of surface roughness (Ra) and color stability on computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) hybrid resin (Vita Enamic), feldspathic...

    Authors: Lujain I. Aldosari, Abdulkhaliq A. Alshadidi, Amit Porwal, Nasser M. Al Ahmari, Mohammed M. Al Moaleem, Ahmed M. Suhluli, Mansoor Shariff and Ahmed O. Shami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:422

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Access to oral health services remains a challenge in the Brazilian healthcare system, especially in the primary health care setting, where the use of a risk stratification tool that could identify individuals...

    Authors: Danielle da Costa Palacio, Flavio Rebustini, Daniele Boina de Oliveira, João Peres Neto, Wander Barbieri, Thais Paragis Sanchez, Ana Carolina Cintra Nunes Mafra, Daiana Bonfim, Camila Nascimento Monteiro, Valmir Vanderlei Gomes Filho, Danielle Viana Ribeiro, Leandro Marsico Loschiavo, João Luiz Miraglia and Antonio Carlos Pereira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:421

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2021 21:439

  11. Dental fear and anxiety still pose the most common factors proposed for the child’s negative behavior in the dental operatory. Intelligence has an impact on the children’s communication, feelings, and responsi...

    Authors: Thiyezen Abdullah AlDhelai, Amani Mohamed Khalil, Yasmine Elhamouly and Karin M. L. Dowidar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:420

    Content type: Research

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  12. Optimal utilization of dental caries data is crucial in epidemiological research of individuals with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The aims were to: explore whether caries is more prevalent among childr...

    Authors: Elisabeth G. Gil, Anne N. Åstrøm, Stein Atle Lie, Marite Rygg, Johannes Fischer, Annika Rosén, Athanasia Bletsa, Keijo Luukko, Xie-Qi Shi, Josefine Halbig, Paula Frid, Lena Cetrelli, Karin Tylleskär, Karen Rosendahl and Marit S. Skeie

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:417

    Content type: Research

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  13. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and severity of early childhood caries (ECC) in children 6–71-months; identify the teeth most at risk for ECC; and identify risk indicators associated with ...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Ayodeji Babatunde Oginni, Maha El Tantawi, Tracy L. Finlayson and Abiola Adeniyi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:415

    Content type: Research

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  14. Capitation models of care in dentistry started around 1973 with varying degrees of success in meeting the needs of the individuals and expectations of the participating private practitioners. These studies mos...

    Authors: Jennifer Hanthorn Conquest, John Skinner, Estie Kruger and Marc Tennant

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:414

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Leukemia is the main malignant hematologic disease of children with different oral manifestations and clinical features. Attention to the oral manifestations is essential for better management. This study asse...

    Authors: Fatemeh Owlia, Amin Ansarinia and Hassanali Vahedian Ardakani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:413

    Content type: Research

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  16. Among the methods currently available to provide fluoride in population levels, fluoridated water is the most successful for presenting high efficacy, safety and good cost–benefit. However, recent studies on e...

    Authors: Bárbara Souza Martins Rosário, Henrique Damian Rosário, Walbert de Andrade Vieira, Graziela Oro Cericato, Diego Figueiredo Nóbrega, Cauane Blumenberg, Fernando Neves Hugo, Márcio Magno Costa and Luiz Renato Paranhos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:410

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Little is known about the effect of illicit drugs on oral health-related quality of life. Our aim was to investigate oral health-related quality among patients with substance use disorders, and its association...

    Authors: Saeed Amiri and Hajar Shekarchizadeh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:409

    Content type: Research

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  18. Research shows that nano-bioceramics can modulate the differentiation of dental stem cells. The novel ready-to-use calcium-silicate-based root-canal sealer iRoot SP is widely used in root filling. Accordingly,...

    Authors: Laidi Wu, Kaiyang Xue, Guang Hu, Hanman Du, Kang Gan, Juanfang Zhu and Tianfeng Du

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:407

    Content type: Research

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  19. Many adult orthodontic patients suffer from periodontitis, which is caused by oral pathogens such as the gram-negative Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Agac). Like orthodontic tooth movement, periodontitis ...

    Authors: Agnes Schröder, Julia Stumpf, Eva Paddenberg, Patrick Neubert, Valentin Schatz, Josef Köstler, Jonathan Jantsch, James Deschner, Peter Proff and Christian Kirschneck

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:405

    Content type: Research

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  20. Improving access to health services is a way towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in oral health. The purpose of this review was to map the determinants of access to dental services within a UHC f...

    Authors: Arash Ghanbarzadegan, Madhan Balasubramanian, Liana Luzzi, David Brennan and Peivand Bastani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:404

    Content type: Research article

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  21. We previously demonstrated that nasal administration of periodontitis gene vaccine (pVAX1-HA2-fimA) or pVAX1-HA2-fimA plus IL-15 as adjuvant provoked protective immunity in the periodontal tissue of SD rats. This...

    Authors: Guohui Bai, Hang Yu, Xiaoyan Guan, Fengjiao Zeng, Xia Liu, Bin Chen, Jianguo Liu and Yuan Tian

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:403

    Content type: Research

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  22. This study determined the association between mental health and risky oral health and sexual health behaviours.

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Olaniyi Arowolo, Boladale Mapayi, Nneka Maureen Chukwumah, Michael A. Alade, Randa H. Yassin and Maha El Tantawi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:401

    Content type: Research

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  23. Lyme disease is the most frequent tick-borne infectious disease in Europe. It often presents with a wide variety of symptoms. For this reason, affection of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) caused by Lyme dise...

    Authors: Christina Weise, Matthias C. Schulz, Karin Frank, Marcel Cetindis, Bernd Koos and Hannes Weise

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:400

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Esthetic dental restorations have gained increasing popularity. The surface of restorations should be smooth enough to achieve maximum esthetics and prevent the adhesion of microorganisms and food particles. T...

    Authors: Azam Valian, Zahra Jaber Ansari, Mohammad Moien Rezaie and Roja Askian

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:398

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The objective of this study was to use CBCT to look into the root canal morphology of maxillary premolars in a Saudi Arabian subpopulation and associate the results to existing canal morphology classifications.

    Authors: Saad M. Al‑Zubaidi, Moazzy I. Almansour, Nada N. Al Mansour, Ahad S. Alshammari, Ahad F. Alshammari, Yazeed S. Altamimi and Ahmed A. Madfa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:397

    Content type: Research

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  26. Chewing side preference (CSP) has been proposed as one etiology of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) as it can induce the structural changes of the temporomandibular joint. But its association with the inclin...

    Authors: Junli Ma, Jiazhu Wang, Dongzong Huang, Zhaowu Wang, Min Hu, Hongchen Liu and Hua Jiang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:396

    Content type: Research

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  27. Arch length preservation strategies utilize leeway space or E-space in the mixed dentition to resolve mild to moderate mandibular incisor crowding. The purpose of this systematic review of the literature was t...

    Authors: Sivakumar Arunachalam, Indumathi Sivakumar, Jayakumar Jayaraman and Jitendra Sharan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:395

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The Malaysian School Dental Service (SDS) was introduced to provide systematic and comprehensive dental care to school students. The service encompasses promotive, preventive, and, curative dental care. This s...

    Authors: Nazirah Ab Mumin, Zamros Yuzadi Mohd Yusof, Jamaludin Marhazlinda and Unaizah Obaidellah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:394

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Surgical extraction of the impacted mandibular third molar is commonly associated with postoperative pain, swelling, and trismus. Usually, rotatory instruments like burs have been used for osteotomy, while Pie...

    Authors: Wissam Nehme, Youssef Fares and Linda Abou-Abbas

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:393

    Content type: Research

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  30. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity and significantly impacts the health-related quality of life. Oral infections have been linked to cardiovascular diseases su...

    Authors: Tahereh Molania, Ali Malekzadeh Shafaroudi, Mehdi Taghavi, Hodis Ehsani, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Azam Haddadi, Negar Gholizadeh and Maede Salehi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:391

    Content type: Research

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  31. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of mineralized collagen (MC) versus anorganic bovine bone (Bio-Oss) for immediate implant placement in esthetic area.

    Authors: Yan Dai, Jin Xu, Xiao-Hui Han, Fu-Zhai Cui, Dong-Sheng Zhang and Sheng-Yun Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:390

    Content type: Research article

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  32. "SOS teeth" are teeth that need to be treated first, and represent dental teeth with deep caries seen clinically and radiographically which may require root canal treatment or extraction. The aims of the prese...

    Authors: Itzhak Abramovitz, Avraham Zini, Ortal Kessler Baruch, Ron Kedem, Noam E. Protter, Boaz Shay, Nirit Yavnai, Dorit Zur, Eitan Mijiritsky and Galit Almoznino

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:389

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Periodontitis is one of major oral diseases, which has no consensus on early screening tool. This study aimed to compare the association and screening ability of S100A8 and S100A9 in saliva, blood and gingival...

    Authors: Hyun-Duck Kim, Sandeep Karna, YooJin Shin, Huong Vu, Hyun-Jae Cho and Sungtae Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:388

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Salivary fistula is a relatively common complication in patients who have undergone a parotidectomy. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of bipolar coagulation forceps use on salivary fist...

    Authors: Kun Wu, Keke Zhu, Yingxi Ye, Sainan Li, Hanjiang Wu and Sheng Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:387

    Content type: Research article

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  35. This study aimed to investigate, if different physiological concentrations of vitamin D (25(OH)D3) and single nucleotide polymorphisms in vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene have an impact on gene expression in human p...

    Authors: Erika Calvano Küchler, Agnes Schröder, Vinicius Broska Teodoro, Ute Nazet, Rafaela Scariot, Gerrit Spanier, Peter Proff and Christian Kirschneck

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:386

    Content type: Research

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  36. Poor oral health in pregnancy can be associated with poor pregnancy outcome, however, dental consultation among pregnant women appears to be low.

    Authors: Chidozie Onwuka, Chidinma Ifechi Onwuka, Emeka Ifeanyi Iloghalu, Peter Chukwudi Udealor, Euzebus Chinonye Ezugwu, Ifeanyi Emmanuel Menuba, Emmanuel Onyebuchi Ugwu and Chinyere Ututu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:384

    Content type: Research

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  37. People experiencing homelessness have high levels of dental decay, oral cancer and poor oral health-related quality of life. The Scottish Government sought to address these issues by developing a national oral...

    Authors: Laura Beaton, Gerry Humphris, Andrea Rodriguez and Ruth Freeman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:383

    Content type: Research

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