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  1. Content type: Research article

    Dentine hypersensitivity is especially frequent in patients with pronounced periodontal attachment loss. Aim of the treatment is an obstruction of the dentine tubules in order to inhibit liquid or osmotic moti...

    Authors: Manz Andrea Stefanie, Attin Thomas, Sener Beatrice and Sahrmann Philipp

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:193

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Oral Health 2019 19:160

  2. Content type: Research article

    To establish the extent of using nickel titanium rotary instruments (NiTi-RIs), to identify reasons for using / not using NiTi-RIs, to explore usage modalities and to identify factors and measures that can inc...

    Authors: Ahmad A. Madarati and Adnan A. Habib

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:192

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Socio-economic status, health awareness, and dietary habits have been reported as common risk factors of dental caries and obesity. The present study aimed to explore shared mediators between caries and obesit...

    Authors: Ling-Wei Li, Hai Ming Wong, Akanksha Gandhi and Colman Patrick McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:188

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to analyze the correlation between the dental plaque indices measured using quantitative light-induced fluorescence-digital (QLF-D) and conventional clinical indices that assess gingi...

    Authors: Jong-Bin Lee, Da-Hye Choi, Yon-Joo Mah and Eun-Kyoung Pang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:187

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Lower serum vitamin D levels, a major public health problem worldwide, has been found to be associated with various infectious diseases, cancers, autoimmune and dermatological diseases. The serum levels of vitami...

    Authors: Aynure Öztekin and Coşkun Öztekin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:186

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  6. Content type: Research article

    An innovative hybrid toothbrush was designed functioning either in manual mode, in powered mode (sonic) or in combined mode (manual and powered). The primary aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the c...

    Authors: D. Klonowicz, M. Czerwinska, A. Sirvent and J-Ph. Gatignol

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:185

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the severity of permanent tooth impaction and a number of predefined factors, including tooth type, age, gender, tooth agenesis, microdontia of ...

    Authors: Mariam Al-Abdallah, Abeer AlHadidi, Mohammad Hammad and Najla Dar-Odeh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:184

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Smokers are at increased risk of oral disease. While routine dental care can help prevent and treat oral health problems, smokers have far lower rates of dental care utilization compared with non-smokers. We s...

    Authors: Paula R. Blasi, Chloe Krakauer, Melissa L. Anderson, Jennifer Nelson, Terry Bush, Sheryl L. Catz and Jennifer B. McClure

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:183

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Phobic patients avoid dental treatment impairing their oral health and making it challenging to offer them prosthetic rehabilitation. This study evaluated patients’ experience of implant-supported prosthetic t...

    Authors: Louise Sidenö, Rim Hmaidouch, Jan Brandt, Nadine von Krockow and Paul Weigl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:182

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, dental implants have been made from titanium or titanium alloys. Alternatively, zirconia-based ceramic implants have been developed with similar characteristics of functional strength and osseoi...

    Authors: Kai-Hendrik Bormann, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Heinz Kniha, Sabine Schild, Dieter Weingart and Michael Gahlert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:181

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Orthodontic force may affect not only periodontal ligaments, but also the alveoloar bone and the gingiva according to the type of tooth movements. The authors assessed changes in gingival thickness (GT) and al...

    Authors: Sun-Hyun Kim, Jong-Bin Lee, Min-Ji Kim and Eun-Kyoung Pang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:180

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to analyze gender-stratified data of patients who underwent day surgery in a hospital based on the type of treatment, type of local anaesthesia, and local anaesthesia complicati...

    Authors: Abdulkadir Burak Çankaya, Çağrı Akçay, Neşe Kahraman and Banu Gürkan Köseoğlu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:179

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies had reported that bond strength deteriorate over time following the dentin surface pretreatment with chlorhexidine. Therefore, further investigations are needed to evaluate the effect of other...

    Authors: Najlaa M. Alamoudi, Alaa M. Baik, Azza A. El-Housseiny, Tariq S. Abu Haimed and Ahmed S. Bakry

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:178

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  14. Content type: Study protocol

    A community-led oral health service for Aboriginal people in Central Northern NSW identified the need for oral health promotion, as well as dental treatment; in three remote communities with limited access to ...

    Authors: Yvonne Dimitropoulos, Alexander Holden, Kylie Gwynne, Michelle Irving, Norma Binge and Anthony Blinkhorn

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:177

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Socioeconomic inequalities are associated with oral health status, either subjectively (self-rated oral health) or objectively (clinically-diagnosed dental diseases). The aim of this study is to compare the ma...

    Authors: Gloria C. Mejia, Hawazin W. Elani, Sam Harper, W. Murray Thomson, Xiangqun Ju, Ichiro Kawachi, Jay S. Kaufman and Lisa M. Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:176

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Dental general anaesthetics undertaken on young children are amongst the most common of all potentially preventable hospitalisations of children in Australia. They are costly for families and the community and...

    Authors: John Rogers, Clare Delany, Clive Wright, Kaye Roberts-Thomson and Mike Morgan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:174

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Infant Oral Mutilation (IOM) includes germectomy and early extraction of primary and permanent incisors and canines, primarily in the lower jaw.

    Authors: Arthur Kemoli, Hans Gjørup, Marie-Louise Milvang Nørregaard, Mark Lindholm, Tonnie Mulli, Anders Johansson and Dorte Haubek

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:173

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Periodontitis is a major oral health problem and it is considered as one of the reasons for tooth loss in developing and developed nations. The objective of the current review was to investigate the associatio...

    Authors: Hey Chiann Wong, Yuxuan Ooi, Shaju Jacob Pulikkotil and Cho Naing

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:171

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most prevalent monogenic hereditary pathology associated with the presence of hemoglobin SS in the world. It can affect individuals, leading to changes in the face and body, ca...

    Authors: Carla Figueiredo Brandão, Viviane Maia Barreto Oliveira, Ada Rocha Ramony Martins Santos, Taísa Midlej Martins da Silva, Verônica Queiroz Cruz Vilella, Gleice Glenda Prata Pimentel Simas, Laura Regina Santos Carvalho, Raissa Aires Costa Carvalho and Ana Marice Teixeira Ladeia

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:169

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Weaknesses in toothbrushing performance can be seen when young adults are instructed to perform habitual toothbrushing. Nothing is known about toothbrushing behavior when instructed to perform to the best abil...

    Authors: Renate Deinzer, Stefanie Ebel, Helen Blättermann, Ulrike Weik and Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:167

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Perioperativemanagement of hemodialysis patients involves many difficulties. High mortality rate and circulatory or respiratory complications in these patients were reported. However, in such reports, there is...

    Authors: Yumi Mochizuki, Hiroyuki Harada, Misaki Yokokawa, Naoya Kinoshita, Kazumasa Kubota, Tomokazu Okado and Haruhisa Fukayama

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:166

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Maxillary posterior teeth have close anatomical proximity to the maxillary sinus floor (MSF), and the race, gender, age, side and presence/absence of adjacent teeth may influence the mean distances between the...

    Authors: Yechen Gu, Chao Sun, Daming Wu, Qingping Zhu, Diya Leng and Yang Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:164

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the study was to assess the effect of corticotomy–assisted orthodontic treatment on soft tissue clinical parameters in patients with malocclusions with transverse maxillary deficiency.

    Authors: Magdalena Sulewska, Ewa Duraj, Beata Bugała-Musiatowicz, Emilia Waszkiewicz-Sewastianik, Robert Milewski, Jan K. Pietruski, Eugeniusz Sajewicz and Małgorzata Pietruska

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:162

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  24. Content type: Research article

    To explore the hypothesis that maternal periodontitis is associated with increased risk for Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR), we examined the risk of IUGR in relation to periodontal treatment before, dur...

    Authors: Cande V. Ananth, Howard F. Andrews, Panos N. Papapanou, Angela M. Ward, Emilie Bruzelius, Mary Lee Conicella and David A. Albert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:161

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Developmental defects of the enamel (DDE) increase the risk for diseases that impact negatively on the quality of life. The objective of this study was to compare the oral health quality of life of children wi...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Nneka Maureen Chukwumah, Bamidele Olubukola Popoola, Dada Oluwaseyi Temilola, Nneka Kate Onyejaka, Titus Ayo Oyedele and Folake Barakat Lawal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:160

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The assumption of a link between common symptoms such as febrile illness, diarrhea and the eruption of primary teeth has been established over many centuries. According to traditional beliefs in Ethiopia, diar...

    Authors: Addis Getaneh, Fikirte Derseh, Michael Abreha and Tewodros Yirtaw

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:159

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Three-dimensional (3D) printing technology is used widely in dentistry for applications including implant surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthognathic surgery, endodontics and prosthodontics. Using a ...

    Authors: Juan Xia, Yinghua Li, Dongping Cai, Xilin Shi, Shiyong Zhao, Qianzhou Jiang and Xuechao Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:158

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The assessment of oral heath related quality of life (OHRQoL) for complete denture wearers according to a participant’s subjective perception may provide an indication of the adaptive capacity of the individua...

    Authors: Sarah M. Osman, Nadia Khalifa and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:157

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The goal of this study was to investigate in patients with unilateral palatally displaced canine (PDC) the morphology of maxillary teeth from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans both on the PDC side and...

    Authors: Rosalia Leonardi, Simone Muraglie, Salvatore Crimi, Marco Pirroni, Giuseppe Musumeci and Rosario Perrotta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:156

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  30. Content type: Research article

    This cross-sectional study aimed to identify the factors associated to the cervical dentin hypersensitivity (DH) in Brazilian adult population.

    Authors: Polyana Matos Alcântara, Nayara Franciele Figueiredo Barroso, Adriana Maria Botelho, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-de-Oliveira, Patrícia Furtado Gonçalves and Olga Dumont Flecha

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:155

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  31. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, the diode laser (810 nm) has been used for root canal disinfection, which plays an important role in endodontic therapy. This study was undertaken to evaluate the disinfecting ability of a dio...

    Authors: Shanshan Dai, Gang Xiao, Ning Dong, Fei Liu, Shuyang He and Qingyu Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:154

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Since the 1980s, a wide variety of methods have been proposed to measure dental caries in the population, demonstrating a lack of consensus regarding the procedure that should be used for this purpose. The cur...

    Authors: Ana Luiza Sarno Castro, Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna and Carlos Maurício Cardeal Mendes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:153

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The root canal glide path has been recommended as the foundation for a safer root canal preparation. The aim of this study was to compare glide paths created with K-files, PathFiles, and the ProGlider file, an...

    Authors: Linxia Zheng, Xiongfei Ji, Chengxi Li, Lulu Zuo and Xin Wei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:152

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Oral health care may improve the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of HIV/AIDS patients. We aimed to evaluate oral health and HRQoL of HIV/AIDS patients using antiretroviral therapy.

    Authors: Vinicius da Costa Vieira, Liliane Lins, Viviane Almeida Sarmento, Eduardo Martins Netto and Carlos Brites

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:151

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Anchorage is one of the most important treatments for severe temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Anchoring nails have shown great success in clinical trials; however, they can break under pressure and are ...

    Authors: Z. H. Zhou, X. Z. Chen, X. W. Chen, Y. X. Wang, S. Y. Zhang, S. F. Sun and J. Z. Zhen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:150

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Maintaining oral health is a continuous and dynamic process that also involves the immune system. Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) migrate from blood circulation and become apparent in the oral fluid. Cont...

    Authors: Elena A. Nicu, Patrick Rijkschroeff, Eva Wartewig, Kamran Nazmi and Bruno G. Loos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:149

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Odontogenic Ameloblast-Associated Protein (ODAM) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) can provide evidence of the detachment of junctional epithelium from the tooth surface by periodontitis. This study sought to...

    Authors: Hye-Kyung Lee, Soo Jin Kim, Young Ho Kim, Youngkyung Ko, Suk Ji and Joo-Cheol Park

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:148

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Most studies in the United States (US) have used income and education as socioeconomic indicators but there is limited information on other indicators, such as wealth. We aimed to assess how two socioeconomic ...

    Authors: Alexander Kailembo, Carlos Quiñonez, Gabriela V. Lopez Mitnik, Jane A. Weintraub, Jennifer Stewart Williams, Raman Preet, Timothy Iafolla and Bruce A. Dye

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:147

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  39. Content type: Research article

    The development of primary dentition can be affected by oral sucking habits. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the association of nutritive and non-nutritive sucking habits with primary dentition devel...

    Authors: Hiu Tung Bonnie Ling, Fung Hou Kumoi Mineaki Howard Sum, Linkun Zhang, Cindy Po Wan Yeung, Kar Yan Li, Hai Ming Wong and Yanqi Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:145

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Tooth-coloured polymer-based dental filling materials are currently the first choice for dental restorative treatment in many countries. However, there are some concerns about their safety. It has been shown t...

    Authors: Trine Lise Lundekvam Berge, Gunvor Bentung Lygre, Stein Atle Lie and Lars Björkman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:144

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Numerous prospective studies have investigated the association between the number of remaining teeth and dementia or cognitive decline. However, no agreement has emerged on the association between tooth loss a...

    Authors: Sho Saito, Takashi Ohi, Takahisa Murakami, Takamasa Komiyama, Yoshitada Miyoshi, Kosei Endo, Michihiro Satoh, Kei Asayama, Ryusuke Inoue, Masahiro Kikuya, Hirohito Metoki, Yutaka Imai, Takayoshi Ohkubo and Yoshinori Hattori

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:142

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  42. Content type: Case report

    Drug-induced gingival enlargement is a common condition which can be observed in patients taking immunosuppressive medications following organ transplant surgery. The disfiguring excessive tissue often hinders...

    Authors: Chi-Ching Chang, Tai-Min Lin, Chiu-Po Chan and Whei-Lin Pan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2018 18:140

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