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  1. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to identify barriers frequently endorsed by dentists in a large, multi-site dental practice to implementing the American Dental Association’s recommendation for sealing noncavitat...

    Authors: Deborah E. Polk, Robert J. Weyant, Nilesh H. Shah, Jeffrey L. Fellows, Daniel J. Pihlstrom and Julie Frantsve-Hawley

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:17

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    Oral cancer (OC) is among the ten most common cancers and the seventh most frequent cause of death worldwide. It has been reported that these incidence rates are higher in developed country and these mortality...

    Authors: Gisele Pedroso Moi, Ageo Mário Cândido Silva, Noemi Dreyer Galvão, Marcelo de Castro Meneghim and Antonio Carlos Pereira

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:14

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    Gingivitis is a common oral health problem. Untreated gingivitis may progress to periodontitis, a common cause of tooth loss. The prevalence of gingivitis and calculus among Puerto Rican children is unknown. U...

    Authors: Augusto R. Elias-Boneta, Karol Ramirez, Sona Rivas-Tumanyan, Margarita Murillo and Milagros J. Toro

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:13

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Tooth filling treatment is utilized at low levels in many low and middle-income countries (LMICs), further, little is known about the prevailing attitudes towards such treatment. This study aimed to assess att...

    Authors: Kasusu K. Nyamuryekung’e, Satu M. Lahti and Risto J. Tuominen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:12

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and severity of general tooth wear (GTW), i.e. tooth wear irrespective of etiology and erosive tooth wear (ETW), i.e. tooth wear predominantly due to...

    Authors: Noorhazayti Ab Halim, Rashidah Esa and Hooi Pin Chew

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:11

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth understanding of Arabic-speaking mothers views on the usefulness of existing oral health education leaflets aimed at young children and also to record their vi...

    Authors: Amit Arora, Ibrahim Al-Salti, Hussam Murad, Quang Tran, Rhonda Itaoui, Sameer Bhole, Shilpi Ajwani, Charlotte Jones and Narendar Manohar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:10

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries among Iranian elementary school children aged 6–12 years continue to rise. To estimate treatment needs and guide health initiatives, current epidemiologic data are required. Such data are current...

    Authors: Saeed Bashirian, Samaneh Shirahmadi, Shabnam Seyedzadeh-Sabounchi, Ali Reza Soltanian, Akram Karimi-shahanjarini and Farshid Vahdatinia

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:7

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The efficacy of several variants of essential oil mouthrinses has been studied extensively. This is the first study to compare the anti-plaque and anti-gingivitis efficacy of two marketed essential oil mouthri...

    Authors: Michael C. Lynch, Sheila Cavalca Cortelli, James A. McGuire, Jane Zhang, Danette Ricci-Nittel, Carolyn J. Mordas, Davi Romeiro Aquino and Jose Roberto Cortelli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:6

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Nylon teeth myth is a belief of associating infant illnesses with bulges on infants’ alveolus that mark the positions of underlying developing teeth and that it is necessary to treat the condition mainly by tr...

    Authors: Emeria Abella Mugonzibwa, Febronia Kokulengya Kahabuka, Samwel Charles Mwalutambi and Emil Namakuka Kikwilu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:9

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Dental diseases are among the most frequently reported health problems in drug abusers. However, few studies have been conducted on oral health of methamphetamine (meth) abusers in China. The aim of the presen...

    Authors: Tao Ye, Dongliang Sun, Guangying Dong, Guangjie Xu, Ligang Wang, Jinjin Du, Pengcheng Ren and Shibin Yu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:8

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Polymer infiltrated ceramics and nano-ceramic resins are the new restorative materials which have been developed in order to enhance the adverse properties of glass-matrix ceramics and resin composites. The ai...

    Authors: Nesrin Sonmez, Pinar Gultekin, Volkan Turp, Gokhan Akgungor, Deniz Sen and Eitan Mijiritsky

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:5

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Oral functional ability decreases with age, and systemic immunological ability and quality of life can also deteriorate. Continuous moderate whole-body exercise for older people is known to improve oral functi...

    Authors: Mitsue Sato, Masahiro Sugimoto, Yuko Yamamoto, Juri Saruta and Keiichi Tsukinoki

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:4

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  13. Content type: Research article

    To describe, with aid of geo-mapping, the effects of a risk-based capitation model linked to caries-preventive guidelines on the polarization of caries in preschool children living in the Halland region of Swe...

    Authors: Anders Holmén, Ulf Strömberg, Gunnel Håkansson and Svante Twetman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:3

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To prove that Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) can be successfully implemented in dental practices outside of the university setting, dentists in the San Francisco Bay Area (CA) were approached to...

    Authors: Peter Rechmann, Bonnie Jue, William Santo, Beate M. T. Rechmann and John D. B. Featherstone

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:2

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Although oral health has improved remarkably in recent decades, not all populations have benefited equally. Ethnic identity, and in particular visible minority status, has been identified as an important risk ...

    Authors: Congshi Shi, Peter Faris, Deborah A. McNeil, Steven Patterson, Melissa L. Potestio, Salima Thawer and Lindsay McLaren

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:1

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Sports-related dental injuries, such as tooth fracture, loosening, and avulsion, are a major concern among young athletes because they directly impair oral function. Although the preventive efficacy of mouthgu...

    Authors: Shinobu Tsuchiya, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Haruki Momma, Takuya Sekiguchi, Kaoru Kuroki, Kenji Kanazawa, Takeyoshi Koseki, Kaoru Igarashi, Ryoichi Nagatomi and Yoshihiro Hagiwara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:168

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  17. Content type: Research article

    As part of a long-standing line of research regarding how peer density affects health, researchers have sought to understand the multifaceted ways that the density of contemporaries living and interacting in p...

    Authors: Bibhas Chakraborty, Michael J. Widener, Sedigheh Mirzaei Salehabadi, Mary E. Northridge, Susan S. Kum, Zhu Jin, Carol Kunzel, Harvey D. Palmer and Sara S. Metcalf

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:166

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is one of the most prevalent diseases of childhood in developing countries. However, there is a paucity of epidemiological data on the prevalence and associated factors of dental caries in Eritre...

    Authors: Amanuel Kidane Andegiorgish, Bizen Weldmicheal Weldemariam, Meron Mehari Kifle, Filmon Gebreysus Mebrahtu, Henos Keflom Zewde, Micheal Gebregziabhir Tewelde, Mohammed Anwar Hussen and Winta Kesete Tsegay

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:169

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The Internet is one of the most popular resources for people to obtain medical information; however, only a limited number of studies have reported the quality of the available health information related to or...

    Authors: Xiaosheng Hu, Hui Pan, Wenxiu He, Hong Hua and Zhimin Yan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:170

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Despite the availability of contemporary research advances, only a limited fraction is implemented into dental practice. One possible way to facilitate this process is to stimulate the research and development...

    Authors: Helena Morténius and Svante Twetman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:164

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  21. Content type: Research article

    We investigated the clinical and radiographic outcomes of autotransplanted teeth over a follow-up period of 2 to 8 years, and summarize the findings of other relevant studies with regard to the primary factors...

    Authors: Haozhe Tang, Zhengyan Shen, Minhong Hou and Ligeng Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:163

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  22. Content type: Technical advance

    Significant numbers of adults and children have untreated plaque due to poor oral hygiene and consequently suffer from associate dental and systemic diseases.

    Authors: Keith Angelino, Pratik Shah, David A. Edlund, Mrinal Mohit and Gregory Yauney

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:162

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Osseous dysplasia (OD) is the most common fibro-osseous lesion of the jaw affecting the periapical region. Early stages of OD can resemble periapical radiolucencies, thus mimicking the radiological aspects of ...

    Authors: Victor Daviet-Noual, Anne-Laure Ejeil, Charles Gossiome, Nathan Moreau and Benjamin Salmon

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:161

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Toombak is a form of smokeless tobacco (SLT) that is locally made and consumed in Sudan and contains several carcinogenic elements. Use of Toombak has been etiologically linked to various oral diseases includi...

    Authors: Hatim Mohammed Almahdi, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, Raouf Wahab Ali and Elwalid Fadul Nasir

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:160

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Dental care delivery systems in the United States are consolidating and large practice organizations are becoming more common. At the same time, greater accountability for addressing disparities in access to c...

    Authors: Joana Cunha-Cruz, Peter Milgrom, Colleen E. Huebner, JoAnna Scott, Sharity Ludwig, Jeanne Dysert, Melissa Mitchell, Gary Allen and R. Mike Shirtcliff

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:157

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Tooth wear has a multifactorial etiology, thus it should be assessed within a multiple-variable framework. The objective of this investigation was to assess the association of dietary habits and parental-repor...

    Authors: Claudia Restrepo, Daniele Manfredini, Ruben Manrique and Frank Lobbezoo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:156

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is an ulcerative disease of the oral mucosa without a clearly defined etiology. The aim of the study was to evaluate the serum zinc levels in patients with RAS in comparison...

    Authors: Zuzanna Ślebioda, Ewa Krawiecka, Elżbieta Szponar and Barbara Dorocka-Bobkowska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:158

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  28. Content type: Technical advance

    Historically, the complete removable denture is the last prosthetic procedure to switch to digital techniques whose advantages are mainly observed in the laboratory stages; however, it is not possible to measu...

    Authors: Guillaume Bonnet, Cindy Batisse, Marion Bessadet, Emmanuel Nicolas and Jean-Luc Veyrune

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:155

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The impact of visual impairment on oral health in the literature is inconclusive, and the available information on the medical and dental health status of visually impaired children is limited. The aim of this...

    Authors: Salwa A. AlSadhan, Asma M. Al-Jobair, Mariam Bafaqeeh, Hanadi Abusharifa and Maram Alagla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:154

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to clarify the species of Candida that are important for the development of atrophic glossitis in xerostomia patients.

    Authors: Sachika Nakamura, Mariko R. Okamoto, Ken Yamamoto, Akihisa Tsurumoto, Yoko Yoshino, Hiroshi Iwabuchi, Ichiro Saito, Nobuko Maeda and Yoichi Nakagawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:153

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  31. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate oral cancer-related screening practices of Oral Health Professionals (OHPs - dentists, dental hygienists, dental therapists, and oral health therapists) practising in Victoria, Australia.

    Authors: Rodrigo Mariño, Satoru Haresaku, Roisin McGrath, Denise Bailey, Michael Mccullough, Ross Musolino, Boaz Kim, Alagesan Chinnassamy and Michael Morgan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:151

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Nowadays implant placement protocols are widespread among clinicians all over the world. However, available literature, only partially analyses what can be potential benefits for the clinicians and patients, o...

    Authors: Marco Colombo, Carlo Mangano, Eitan Mijiritsky, Mischa Krebs, Uli Hauschild and Thomas Fortin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:150

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Intraoral scanners (IOS) are devices for capturing direct optical impressions in dentistry. The purpose of this narrative review on the use of IOS was to: (1) identify the advantages/disadvantages of using opt...

    Authors: Francesco Mangano, Andrea Gandolfi, Giuseppe Luongo and Silvia Logozzo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:149

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Apical periodontitis (AP) is an inflammatory disease around the apex of a tooth root. Reported prevalence of AP ranges from 27% to 83% while the data about most post-Soviet countries are still missing. Knowing...

    Authors: Veiko Vengerfeldt, Reet Mändar, Minh Son Nguyen, Silvia Saukas and Mare Saag

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:147

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Peri-implantitis (PI) is an inflammatory reaction associated with functional deterioration of supporting bones around the dental implant. Recent studies suggested Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) is involved in the pa...

    Authors: Ayako Kato, Kenichi Imai, Hiroki Sato and Yorimasa Ogata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:148

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Different surgical procedures have been proposed to achieve horizontal ridge reconstruction of the anterior maxilla; all these procedures, however, require bone replacement materials to be adapted to the bone ...

    Authors: Laurent Venet, Michel Perriat, Francesco Guido Mangano and Thomas Fortin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:146

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  37. Content type: Research article

    There is rising concern about how preterm birth affects long-term health later in life. The various effects that preterm birth have on developmental outcomes, cognitive profiles and medical health may also aff...

    Authors: Susanne Brogårdh-Roth, Johanna Månsson, Karin Ridell, Lubna Alward, Kristina Hellén-Halme and EwaCarin Ekberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:145

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  38. Content type: Research article

    This study assessed the prevalence and severity of early childhood caries (ECC) and identified socioeconomic and behavioral correlates of the disease in preschool children living in Xinjiang.

    Authors: Yan Li, Jibieke Wulaerhan, Yuan Liu, Ayinuer Abudureyimu and Jin Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:144

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  39. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, it has been a hot research topic to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) through vibration. This review was therefore aimed to systematically evaluate the available evidences on the eff...

    Authors: Dian Jing, Jiani Xiao, Xiaobing Li, Yu Li and Zhihe Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:143

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to develop a population-specific reference for permanent tooth emergence among 4–15 years old Czech Republic children. The reference derived from this sample population are essential f...

    Authors: Romana Šindelářová, Lucie Žáková and Zdeněk Broukal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:140

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Recently, using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to assess root canal morphology has become popular; however, few studies have examined its efficiency to assess the entire root canals, including the tiny l...

    Authors: Yan Ji, Shanhui Wen, Shu Liu, Min Zhu, Menghuan Yao, Tiemei Wang and Zitong Lin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:142

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Electronic apex locators (EALs) are modern devices used to determine the working length during root canal preparation. The newest endodontic motors provide an integrated EAL with auto-stop function to prevent ...

    Authors: David W. Christofzik, Andreas Bartols, Mahmoud Khaled, Birte Größner-Schreiber and Christof E. Dörfer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:141

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  43. Content type: Case report

    A cervical cystic mass is associated with a number of pathologies that present with similar symptoms. These conditions are difficult to differentiate using fine-needle aspiration (FNA), ultrasound (US), comput...

    Authors: Qingjia Sun, Mingxing Chen, Yuxin Sun, Xi Chen, Hongjun Xu, Lingjun Rong, Qiong Wu and Dongdong Zhu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:139

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  44. Content type: Research article

    An in vitro model for peri-implantitis treatment was used to identify areas that are clinically difficult to clean by analyzing the pattern of residual stain after debridement with commonly employed instruments.

    Authors: Valerie Steiger-Ronay, Andrea Merlini, Daniel B. Wiedemeier, Patrick R. Schmidlin, Thomas Attin and Philipp Sahrmann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2017 17:137

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