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  1. Early childhood caries (ECC) is the most common dental disease among children worldwide, leading to many difficulties on child’s growth. As WHO mentioned, educational interventions in addition to interprofessi...

    Authors: Marzie Deghatipour, Zahra Ghorbani, Amir Hossein Mokhlesi, Shahla Ghanbari and Mahshid Namdari
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:637
  2. Anxiety and depression are widespread mental health problems in many populations. These problems can be major barriers to dental care and may be led to poor oral health.

    Authors: Bekele Seifu, Niguse Yigzaw, Kibrom Haile, Zahira Reshid and Henock Asfaw
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:635
  3. Angle Class III malocclusion, characterized by a concave profile, can cause serious harm to children’s physical and mental health. The Frankel III appliance is an effective treatment for Angle Class III malocc...

    Authors: Yinan Liu and Kai Yang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:634
  4. Surgical ciliated cyst is a rare clinicopathological lesion that appears in patients who undergo maxillofacial surgery. In this report we present a particular mandibular case and we discuss the etiopathogenesi...

    Authors: Irene Lafuente-Ibáñez de Mendoza, Marta Fernández-Reyes, Antonio Fernández-Arenas and José Manuel Aguirre-Urizar
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:633
  5. Many sections of the health care system are facing a major challenge making infectious disease problematic to treat; antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Identification and surveillance of the resistome have been h...

    Authors: Johannes Wigand, Supathep Tansirichaiya, Endre Winje and Mohammed Al-Haroni
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:632
  6. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of titanium brush, 915 nm diode laser, citric acid and the combination of latter two with titanium brush for decontamination of SLA surface mini-implants.

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Karimi, Behshad Farkhondemehr, Motahare Ghaeni Najafi, Ardavan Etemadi and Nasim Chiniforush
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:631
  7. The inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) innervates and regulates the sensation of the mandibular teeth and lower lip. The position of the IAN should be monitored prior to surgery. Therefore, a study using artificial...

    Authors: Ho-Kyung Lim, Seok-Ki Jung, Seung-Hyun Kim, Yongwon Cho and In-Seok Song
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:630
  8. Little is known about the oral disease burden in refugee children and associated risk factors. This cross-sectional study aimed to explore the oral hygiene status and prevalence of caries, and to investigate t...

    Authors: Nesreen A. Salim, Rasha A. Alamoush, Mariam Mohammad Al-Abdallah, Aya Ahmed Al-Asmar and Julian D. Satterthwaite
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:629
  9. Biocompatibility and induction of mineralized tissue formation are the properties expected from a material used in vital pulp therapy and repair of perforations. Cold ceramic (SJM, Iran; CC) is a newly introdu...

    Authors: Sedigheh Khedmat, Pegah Sarraf, Ehsan Seyedjafari, Parisa Sanaei-rad and Faranak Noori
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:628
  10. This study aimed to investigate the effect of ovariectomy and vitamin D3 on bone microstructure; this effect was examined in three regions of interest at one femoral and two mandibular sampling sites bone in a...

    Authors: Szandra Körmendi, Bálint Vecsei, Szilvia Ambrus, Kaan Orhan and Csaba Dobó-Nagy
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:627
  11. Khat leaves contain the alkaloid cathinone. Research shows that khat might provoke toxicity, mutagenicity, as well as carcinogenicity.

    Authors: Sawsan Abdullah Alshahrani, Wedad Saeed Al-Qahtani, Nawaf Abdulrahman Almufareh, Dalia Mostafa Domiaty, Gadah Ibraheem Albasher, Fatmah Ahmed Safhi, Fatima Abdullah AlQassim, Mashael Alhumaidi Alotaibi, Tahani Mohamed Al-Hazani and Bassam Ahmed Almutlaq
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:626
  12. How long do lithium disilicate restorations last before they fail? The aim of this study was to assess the success rate of four different types of restorations made from lithium disilicate.

    Authors: Sharo Abdulrahman, Constantin Von See Mahm, Ranjdar Talabani and Darwn Abdulateef
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:625
  13. A growing number of older adults have natural teeth and are at high risk of oral diseases, which are induced by oral bacterial accumulation and proceed unnoticed and quietly. Our aim was (1) to examine the ass...

    Authors: Lina Julkunen, Kaija Hiltunen, Hannu Kautiainen, Riitta K. T. Saarela, Kaisu H. Pitkälä and Päivi Mäntylä
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:624
  14. The accuracy of digital impressions for fully edentulous cases is currently insufficient for routinely clinical application. To overcome the challenge, a modified scan body was introduced, which demonstrated s...

    Authors: Ruoxuan Huang, Yuanxiang Liu, Baoxin Huang, Fengxing Zhou, Zhuofan Chen and Zhipeng Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:623
  15. The extrusion of overfilled materials that extend beyond the apical foramina into the periradicular tissue may serve as a reservoir for bacterial adhesion and further affect recovery from periapical diseases. ...

    Authors: Xinwei Lin, Danlu Chi, Qimei Gong and Zhongchun Tong
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:622
  16. Convincing evidence of the periodontitis as a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) is lacking due to shared risk factors, and no cohort study has investigated the association between CHD and periodonti...

    Authors: Kaikai Gao, Zhiyuan Wu, Yue Liu, Lixin Tao, Yanxia Luo, Xinghua Yang, Jingbo Zhang, Xiuhua Guo and Songlin Wang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:621
  17. This study seeks to understand better the mechanisms underlying the increased risk of caries in HIV-infected school-aged Nigerian children by examining the relationship between the plaque microbiome and perina...

    Authors: Modupe O. Coker, Paul Akhigbe, Esosa Osagie, Nosakhare L. Idemudia, Oghenero Igedegbe, Nneka Chukwumah, Ruxton Adebiyi, Allison E. Mann, Lauren M. O’Connell, Ozo Obuekwe, Augustine Omoigberale, Manhattan E. Charurat and Vincent P. Richards
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:620
  18. The contraction presented by resin composites causes an increase in stress at the tooth-resin interface, causing micro-gaps that allow microleakage. This study aims to evaluate the degree of in vitro marginal ...

    Authors: César F. Cayo-Rojas, Karen K. Hernández-Caba, Ana S. Aliaga-Mariñas, Marysela I. Ladera-Castañeda and Luis A. Cervantes-Ganoza
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:619
  19. Siwak is a chewing stick used as an oral hygiene aid associated with Muslim communities across the globe since more than 1500 years ago. Used either exclusively or in conjunction with a regular toothbrush, the...

    Authors: Haslinda Ramli, Tuti Ningseh Mohd-Dom and Shahida Mohd-Said
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:618
  20. The aim of this retrospective study was to document the long-term clinical efficacy of a surgical-prosthetic technique (the flat one-bridge technique) involving the immediate restoration of both postextraction...

    Authors: Simone Marconcini, Enrica Giammarinaro, Ugo Covani, Andrea Mascolo, Guerino Caso and Marco Del Corso
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:617
  21. Smokers present a higher prevalence and severity of periodontitis and, consequently, higher prevalence of tooth loss. Smoking cessation improves the response to periodontal treatment and reduces tooth loss. So...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Silveira Souto, Fernanda Campos de Almeida Carrer, Mariana Minatel Braga and Cláudio Mendes Pannuti
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:616
  22. Leukocyte- and platelet-rich fibrin (L-PRF) is an autologous matrix scaffold which regulates inflammation by stimulating cytokines and growth factors that are involved in the immune response. L-PRF is suggeste...

    Authors: Öznur Özalp, Nelli Yıldırımyan, Canan Öztürk, Burak Kocabalkan, Göksel Şimşek Kaya, Alper Sindel and Mehmet Ali Altay
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:613
  23. Oral cancer awareness among current and future dental practitioners plays a substantial role in the early detection and prevention of oral cancer. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitudes...

    Authors: Mosa A. Shubayr, Ahmed M. Bokhari, Afnan A. Essa, Ali M. Nammazi and Dania E. Al Agili
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:612
  24. A genome‐wide association study is an analytical approach that investigates whether genetic variants across the whole genome contribute to disease progression. The aim of this study was to investigate genome-w...

    Authors: Paula Tegelberg, Jussi Miikkael Leppilahti, Atte Ylöstalo, Tellervo Tervonen, Johannes Kettunen, Anna Liisa Suominen and Pekka Ylöstalo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:611
  25. Many studies have demonstrated efficacy of casein phosphopeptide (CPP) containing products for dentin tubule occlusion for treatment of dentin sensitivity, but their effectiveness under dynamic erosive challen...

    Authors: Xiaoyi Zhao, Lin Wang, Jie Pan, Hans Malmstrom and Yan-Fang Ren
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:610
  26. Dental caries is associated with Biological, behavioral, socioeconomic, and environmental factors; however, socioeconomic status is a distal determinant of dental caries development that modulates exposure to ...

    Authors: Edson Hilan Gomes de Lucena, Rênnis Oliveira da Silva, Maria Letícia Barbosa, Elza Cristina Farias de Araújo, Antonio Carlos Pereira and Yuri Wanderley Cavalcanti
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:608
  27. Nasal septal deviation (NSD) and concha bullosa (CB) are associated with airway obstruction in mouth breathers. Mouth breathing is associated with alterations in maxillary growth and palatal architecture. The ...

    Authors: Shishir Ram Shetty, Saad Wahby Al Bayatti, Natheer Hashim Al-Rawi, Vinayak Kamath, Sesha Reddy, Sangeetha Narasimhan, Sausan Al Kawas, Medhini Madi, Sonika Achalli and Supriya Bhat
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:607
  28. Guided endodontics technique has been introduced for years, but the accuracy in different types of teeth has yet to be assessed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of three dimensional (3D)-prin...

    Authors: Yinghui Su, Chenghui Chen, Chiahua Lin, Huina Lee, Kerkong Chen, Yenkun Lin and Fuhsiung Chuang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:606
  29. This study aimed to investigate if in the 49-item Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP): (i) more missing data occurred when participants answered more questions, (ii) more missing data occurred in a particular it...

    Authors: Swaha Pattanaik, Chi Hyun Lee, Mike T. John, Phonsuda Chanthavisouk and Danna Paulson
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:605
  30. Earlier studies have not given clear results of concentrated growth factor (CGF) on gingival thickness (GT) in periodontal accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO). This randomized controlled trial aimed to ...

    Authors: Lei Qi, Weiwen Ge, Ningning Cao, Shoupeng Wang, Yifeng Qian, Xudong Wang and Lei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:604
  31. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of high-quality nursing based on the concept of childlike interest in children with cleft lip and palate following operation on healing time, degree of pain, psyc...

    Authors: Yi Peng, Xiaoyan Hao, Yuan Guo, Xueqin Zhang, Yang Li, Yanmei Ma and Juan Wang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:602
  32. Oral mucositis is one of the serious complications of chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy that significantly affects the quality of patients’ life. The Oropharyngeal Mucositis-Specific Quality-of-Life questionnai...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sadat Hasheminasab, Mona Pourpasha, Azizallah Dehghan, Mahboubeh Yari Galousalari, Seyed Mehdi Hashemi and Mohammad Setayesh
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:601
  33. The objectives of the study were to describe the prevalence of dental anxiety and the possible associations between dental anxiety and potentially traumatic events in an adult population.

    Authors: Hege Nermo, Tiril Willumsen, Kamilla Rognmo, Jens C. Thimm, Catharina Elisabeth Arfwedson Wang and Jan-Are Kolset Johnsen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:600
  34. Periapical periodontitis is a common oral inflammatory disease that affects periapical tissues and is caused by bacteria in the root canal system. The relationship among the local metabolome, the inflammatory ...

    Authors: Yun Huang, Peng Zhou, Siqi Liu, Wei Duan, Qinqin Zhang, Ying Lu and Xin Wei
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:599
  35. The metastasis of oral cancer is one of the main causes of death. However, the mechanisms underlying oral cancer metastasis have not been completely elucidated. Fermitin family member 1 (FERMT1) plays an -onco...

    Authors: Xiao Wang and Qianqian Chen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:598
  36. Monoclonal gammopathy is a biological reality encountered in approximately 1% of the general population. In the absence of clinical and biological signs, it is considered of undetermined significance; however,...

    Authors: Hilal Hafian, Hubert Schvartz, Martine Patey and Anne Quinquenel
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:597
  37. To provide a simplified treatment strategy for patients with maxillary transverse deficiency. We investigated and compared the fracture mechanics and stress distribution of a midline palatal suture under dynam...

    Authors: Junjie Chen, Yuhan Xu, Chengri Li, Lingling Zhang, Fang Yi and Yanqin Lu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:596
  38. This study aimed to compare the effects of charcoal-containing, hydrogen peroxide-containing, and abrasive whitening toothpastes on color stability of a resin composite.

    Authors: Sara Mehrgan, Hamid Kermanshah, Ladan Ranjbar Omrani, Elham Ahmadi and Niyousha Rafeie
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:594
  39. Pull-off forces of cement-retained zirconia reinforced lithium silicate (ZLS) in implant-supported single crowns on stock titanium abutments with respect to abutment height and implant cement were evaluated an...

    Authors: Lisa Müller, Angelika Rauch, Daniel R. Reissmann and Oliver Schierz
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:592
  40. After reparation of root perforations with calcium silicate-based cements (CSBC), the surface of the material is expected to be exposed to root canal irrigants (RCI) while resuming the root canal treatment.

    Authors: Elena Rebolloso de Barrio, Juan José Pérez-Higueras, Ernesto García-Barbero and Lucía Gancedo-Caravia
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:591
  41. Disruption of the indigenous microbiota is likely related to frailty caused by undernutrition. However, the relationship between undernutrition and the oral microbiota, especially normal bacteria, is not obvio...

    Authors: Hanako Sato, Akira Yano, Yu Shimoyama, Toshiro Sato, Yukiko Sugiyama and Mitsuo Kishi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:590
  42. Outcome studies of nonsurgical root canal treatment (NSRCT) in permanent teeth of children are scarce. This study investigated survival and assessed the variables associated with failure of endodontically trea...

    Authors: Saitah Bufersen, Judith Jones, Jayapriyaa Shanmugham, Tun-Yi Hsu, Sharron Rich, Ali H. Ziyab and Sami Chogle
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:589
  43. Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF), distinguished by abnormal collagen deposition, is a potentially malignant disorder with 4.2% (95% CI 2.7–5.6%) of malignant transformation and rising global prevalence. However, ...

    Authors: Binjie Liu, Wenqun Gou and Hui Feng
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:588
  44. High-translucency monolithic zirconia were developed to combine the esthetics of all ceramic restorations with the strength properties of zirconia. The purpose of this study was to compare the color stability ...

    Authors: Linah M. Ashy, Adnan Al-Mutairi, Tariq Al-Otaibi and Lulwa Al-Turki
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:587
  45. With the recognition of health as a subjective state, self-reported oral health has been applied in many epidemiological studies. However, the validity of self-reports may vary across different age groups and ...

    Authors: Ary Agustanti, Atik Ramadhani, Melissa Adiatman, Anton Rahardjo, Maha El Tantawi and Diah Ayu Maharani
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:586

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