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  1. Content type: Research article

    Many gingival lesions are not induced by plaque. The aim of this study was to analyze the frequency of biopsied non-plaque-induced gingival lesions (NPIGL) in a Chilean population.

    Authors: Patricia Hernández-Ríos, Iris Espinoza, Macarena Salinas, Fernando Rodríguez-Castro, Mauricio Baeza and Marcela Hernández

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:112

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    The occlusal registration of virtual models taken by intraoral scanners sometimes shows patterns which seem much different from the patients’ occlusion. Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the accuracy of v...

    Authors: Hyemin Lee, Jooly Cha, Youn-Sic Chun and Minji Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:109

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Hereditary enamel defect diseases are regrouped under the name “Amelogenesis Imperfecta” (AIH). Both dentitions are affected. Clinical expression is heterogeneous and varies between patients. Mutations respons...

    Authors: Steve Toupenay, Benjamin Philippe Fournier, Marie-Cécile Manière, Chantal Ifi-Naulin, Ariane Berdal and Muriel de La Dure– Molla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:108

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    Teeth treated endodontically are more susceptible to vertical root fracture (VRF). Some studies have suggested that obturating the root canals with Gutta-percha or Resilon can reinforce endodontically treated ...

    Authors: Minmin Tan, Zhaowu Chai, Chengjun Sun, Bo Hu, Xiang Gao, Yunjia Chen and Jinlin Song

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:107

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Bone necrosis of the jaw is a serious condition with a broad differential diagnosis of pathologies such as cutaneous histiocytosis, bone metastases or malignant tumours. In addition to the most common cause, m...

    Authors: Julia Luz, Daniel Zweifel, Martin Hüllner, Marco Bühler, Martin Rücker and Bernd Stadlinger

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:106

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic meta-analyses on caries detection methods should assist practitioners in their daily practice. However, conventional meta-analysis estimates may be inapplicable due to differences in test conduct, a...

    Authors: Falk Schwendicke, Karim Elhennawy, Osama El Shahawy, Reham Maher, Thais Gimenez, Fausto M. Mendes and Brian H. Willis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:105

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries are a global public health problem and influence the overall health of children. The risk factors for caries include biological, socio-behavioral and environmental factors. This cross-sectional s...

    Authors: Amal Elamin, Malin Garemo and Andrew Gardner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:104

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to use three-dimensional datasets to identify associations between treatment for adult crowding, using Invisalign aligner and interproximal enamel reduction (IER), and changes in the ...

    Authors: Andreas Hellak, Nicola Schmidt, Michael Schauseil, Steffen Stein, Thomas Drechsler and Heike Maria Korbmacher-Steiner

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:103

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Cases of diverticula of the buccal mucosa are extremely rare. Literature searches of databases such as PubMed/MEDLINE for this condition have revealed only 10 case reports. In this case report, we describe our...

    Authors: Akihiro Miyazaki, Sho Miyamoto, Hiromi Nakai, Koyo Nishiyama, Kei Tsuchihashi, Jun-ichi Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Ogi, Hironari Dehari, Tadashi Hasegawa and Hiroyoshi Hiratsuka

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:102

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The aim is to investigate the prevalence of dental anxiety and its association with pain and other related factors in adult patients with irreversible pulpitis.

    Authors: Lei Dou, Margaret Maria Vanschaayk, Yan Zhang, Xiaoming Fu, Ping Ji and Deqin Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:101

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is a common chronic disease among children and adults alike, posing a substantial health burden. Caries is affected by multiple genetic and environmental factors, and prior studies have found tha...

    Authors: Manika Govil, Nandita Mukhopadhyay, Daniel E. Weeks, Eleanor Feingold, John R. Shaffer, Steven M. Levy, Alexandre R. Vieira, Rebecca L. Slayton, Daniel W. McNeil, Robert J. Weyant, Richard J. Crout and Mary L. Marazita

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:98

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Oral health behavior and attitudes of pregnant women in low-income countries are rarely examined, yet should be considered when designing preventative or therapeutic studies to reduce burden of oral diseases. ...

    Authors: A. J. Lubon, D. J. Erchick, S. K. Khatry, S. C. LeClerq, N. K. Agrawal, M. A. Reynolds, J. Katz and L. C. Mullany

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:97

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Understanding factors that affect dental attendance behavior helps in constructing effective oral health campaigns. A socio-cognitive model that adequately explains variance in regular dental attendance has ye...

    Authors: Anne N. Åstrøm, Stein Atle Lie and Ferda Gülcan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:95

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  14. Content type: Research article

    There is poor knowledge about the extent to which psychological distress influences oral health in older people in Norway. The aim of this study was two-fold: i) to describe the oral health of Norwegian elderl...

    Authors: Kari Elisabeth Dahl, Giovanna Calogiuri and Birgitta Jönsson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:93

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    The findings that not only dental caries but also systemic disease can exert a negative effect on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), and that dental treatment can improve OHRQoL have been confirmed ...

    Authors: Ji-Soo Song, Hong-Keun Hyun, Teo Jeon Shin and Young-Jae Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:92

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Currently, many risk assessment tools are available for clinicians to assess a patient’s periodontal disease risk. Numerous studies demonstrate the potential of these tools to promote preventive management and...

    Authors: Thankam Thyvalikakath, Mei Song and Titus Schleyer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:90

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Urease is an enzyme produced by plaque bacteria hydrolysing urea from saliva and gingival exudate into ammonia in order to regulate the pH in the dental biofilm. The aim of this study was to assess the urease ...

    Authors: Gunnar Dahlén, Haidar Hassan, Susanne Blomqvist and Anette Carlén

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:89

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  18. Content type: Research article

    In implant dentistry, three-dimensional (3D) imaging can be realised by dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), offering volumetric data on jaw bones and teeth with relatively low radiation doses and cost...

    Authors: Reinhilde Jacobs, Benjamin Salmon, Marina Codari, Bassam Hassan and Michael M. Bornstein

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:88

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  19. Content type: Research article

    This study was purposed to evaluate palatal width, height, and height index at various stages of dentition in Iranian children and adolescent with normal occlusion.

    Authors: Gholamreza Eslami Amirabadi, Amin Golshah, Sepideh Derakhshan, Shahla Khandan, Mahshid Saeidipour and Nafiseh Nikkerdar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:87

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  20. Content type: Research article

    General anesthesia has been widely used in pediatric dentistry in recent years. However, there remain concerns about potential postoperative dental morbidity. The goal of this study was to identify the frequen...

    Authors: Yu-Hsuan Hu, Aileen Tsai, Li-Wei Ou-Yang, Li-Chuan Chuang and Pei-Ching Chang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:84

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of ferrule design on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated mandibular first premolars after simulated crown lengthening and orthodontic forced e...

    Authors: Qingfei Meng, Qian Ma, Tianda Wang and Yaming Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:83

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and cigarette smoking are both risk factors for periodontal disease (PD). Previous research suggests that systemic inflammatory conditions and cigarette smoking may act in synergy, an...

    Authors: Márk Antal, Emese Battancs, Márta Bocskai, Gábor Braunitzer and László Kovács

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:82

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  23. Content type: Research article

    One of the control tools for periodontal disease besides individual home care is professional oral prophylaxis that is, Scaling and Polishing (S&P).The aim of this study is to assess the effect of oral health ...

    Authors: Ezi A. Akaji, Nkolika P. Uguru, Sam N. Maduakor and Etisiobi M. Ndiokwelu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:80

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have reported the harmful effects of lead poisoning. However, the relationship between lead exposure and oral health of children has not been well defined. The aim of this study was to investig...

    Authors: Borany Tort, Youn-Hee Choi, Eun-Kyong Kim, Yun-Sook Jung, Mina Ha, Keun-Bae Song and Young-Eun Lee

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:79

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Dental calculi formation on dentures can worsen the oral cavity environment by complicating oral hygiene. However, few studies have investigated the effect of how patients use and manage their dentures, dentur...

    Authors: Keisuke Matsumura, Yuji Sato, Noboru Kitagawa, Toshiharu Shichita, Daisuke Kawata and Mariko Ishikawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:78

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The association of periodontal bacteria with lipid profile alteration remains largely unknown, although it has been suggested that chronic periodontitis increases the atherosclerotic risk. This cross-sectional...

    Authors: Youn-Hee Choi, Takayuki Kosaka, Miki Ojima, Shinichi Sekine, Yoshihiro Kokubo, Makoto Watanabe, Yoshihiro Miyamoto, Takahiro Ono and Atsuo Amano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:77

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Accurate determination of bone loss at the molar furcation region by clinical detection and intraoral radiograph is challenging in many instances. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is expected to open a new...

    Authors: Wenjian Zhang, Keagan Foss and Bing-Yan Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:75

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Self-perception of oral health status is a multidimensional construct that includes psychological, psychosocial and functional aspects of oral health. Contemporary concepts suggest that the evaluation of healt...

    Authors: Ancuta Banu, Costela Șerban, Marius Pricop, Horatiu Urechescu and Brigitha Vlaicu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:74

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  29. Content type: Research article

    While working on CAD/CAM-customized abutments, the use of standard impression copings with a circular diameter produces inconsistency within the emergence profile. It may begin with a collapse of the supra-imp...

    Authors: Jan K. Pietruski, Anna Skurska, Anna Bernaczyk, Robert Milewski, Maria Julia Pietruska, Peter Gehrke and Małgorzata D. Pietruska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:73

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Oral hygiene instruction is an intervention widely practiced but increased knowledge about oral health does not necessarily dramatically impact oral disease prevalence in populations. We aimed to measure plaqu...

    Authors: Felice Amoo-Achampong, David E. Vitunac, Kathleen Deeley, Adriana Modesto and Alexandre R. Vieira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:72

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  31. Content type: Research article

    To investigate Locker’s multidimensional model of oral health in Japanese edentulous patients with an item weighting method using factor score weights, which is more accurate than the sum scoring method. A pre...

    Authors: Eijiro Yamaga, Yusuke Sato and Shunsuke Minakuchi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:71

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial biofilms that develop on root surfaces outside apical foramens have been found to be associated with refractory periapical periodontitis. However, several other factors cause endodontic failures apar...

    Authors: Mikiyo Yamaguchi, Yuichiro Noiri, Yoshihiro Itoh, Shungo Komichi, Kyoko Yagi, Reo Uemura, Haruna Naruse, Saori Matsui, Nanako Kuriki, Mikako Hayashi and Shigeyuki Ebisu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:70

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Digit sucking can represent untreated anxiety or other emotional problems. The aim of this study was to determine if digit sucking is a predictor of general anxiety and dental anxiety; and if general and denta...

    Authors: Morenike O. Folayan, Kikelomo A. Kolawole, Nneka K. Onyejaka, Hakeem O. Agbaje, Nneka M. Chukwumah and Titus A. Oyedele

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:66

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  34. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to evaluate the survival rate of glass hybrid restorations placed under the atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) technique in first permanent molars affected by molar incisor hypomineralizat...

    Authors: Juliana de Aguiar Grossi, Renata Nunes Cabral, Ana Paula Dias Ribeiro and Soraya Coelho Leal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:65

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Recently, dental pulp has been considered a possible source of infection of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in children. We previously developed a novel PCR system for H. pylori detection with high specificity an...

    Authors: Ryota Nomura, Yuko Ogaya, Saaya Matayoshi, Yumiko Morita and Kazuhiko Nakano

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:64

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Iron disorder and abnormal expression of hepcidin play important roles in many diseases, but it is still unclear in chronic periodontitis (CP) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We aimed to assess ferritin a...

    Authors: Lin-Na Guo, Yan-Zong Yang and Yun-Zhi Feng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:63

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