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  1. Humans love the taste of sugar and the word "sweet" is used to describe not only this basic taste quality but also something that is desirable or pleasurable, e.g., la dolce vita. Although sugar or sweetened food...

    Authors: Danielle R Reed and Amanda H McDaniel
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S17

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  2. The human oral cavity contains a complex microbial community that, until recently, has not been well characterized. Studies using molecular tools have begun to enumerate and quantify the species residing in va...

    Authors: E Michelle L Starke, James C Smoot, Laura M Smoot, Wen-Tso Liu, Darrell P Chandler, Hyun H Lee and David A Stahl
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  3. Oral health is essential to the general health and well-being of individuals and the population. Yet significant oral health disparities persist in the U.S. population because of a web of influences that inclu...

    Authors: Donald L Patrick, Rosanna Shuk Yin Lee, Michele Nucci, David Grembowski, Carol Zane Jolles and Peter Milgrom
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 6 Supplement 1

  4. The need for appraisal of oral health-related quality of life has been increasingly recognized over the last decades. The aims of this study were to develop a Spanish version (OHIP-Sp) of the Oral Health Impac...

    Authors: Rodrigo Lopez and Vibeke Baelum
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:11
  5. It was the aim of this study to investigate the effect of four different toothpastes with differing fluoride compounds on enamel remineralization.

    Authors: Wolfgang H Arnold, Andreas Dorow, Stephanie Langenhorst, Zeno Gintner, Jolan Bánóczy and Peter Gaengler
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:8
  6. To determine whether education and financial incentives increased dentists' delivery of fluoride varnish and sealants to at risk children covered by capitation dental insurance in Washington state (U.S.).

    Authors: David Grembowski, Charles Spiekerman, Michael A del Aguila, Maxwell Anderson, Debra Reynolds, Allison Ellersick, James Foster and Leslie Choate
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:7
  7. Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar substitute that has been shown to reduce the level of mutans streptococci in plaque and saliva and to reduce tooth decay. It has been suggested that the degree of reducti...

    Authors: Kiet A Ly, Peter Milgrom, Marilyn C Roberts, David K Yamaguchi, Marilynn Rothen and Greg Mueller
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:6
  8. Obtaining a correct working length is critical to the success of endodontic therapy. Different methods have been used to identify this crucial measurement. The Aim of this clinical study was to compare the eff...

    Authors: L Smadi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:4
  9. The 'high-risk approach' is a commonly adopted strategy recommended for the prevention of dental caries in populations. The scientific basis for the strategy has been questioned. The objective of this study is...

    Authors: Paul A Batchelor and Aubrey Sheiham
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:3
  10. The purpose of this study was to investigate in oral breathing children the qualitative and quantitative effects on aerobic and facultatively anaerobic oropharyngeal microflora of respiratory function improved...

    Authors: Angela Pia Cazzolla, Giuseppina Campisi, Grazia Maria Lacaita, Marco Antonino Cuccia, Antonio Ripa, Nunzio Francesco Testa, Domenico Ciavarella and Lorenzo Lo Muzio
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2006 6:2
  11. Talon cusp is a supernumerary structure projecting from the dento-enamel junction to a variable distance towards the incisal edge of an anterior tooth. Studies have shown that it consists of enamel, dentine an...

    Authors: Folakemi A Oredugba
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2005 5:9
  12. The study was carried out to determine the prevalence of orthodontic treatment need in children from minority ethnic groups and compare the need to the white population. The second objective was to explore var...

    Authors: Mhd Nour Alkhatib, Raman Bedi, Claire Foster, Pooja Jopanputra and Sue Allan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2005 5:8
  13. Oral health studies conducted so far in Nigeria have documented prevalence and incidence of dental disease using traditional clinical measures. However none have investigated the use of an oral health-related ...

    Authors: Christopher Okunseri, Amit Chattopadhyay, R Iván Lugo and Colman McGrath
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2005 5:7
  14. Xylitol, a polyol sugar, has been shown to reduce dental caries when mixed with food or chewing gum. This study examines the taste acceptability of xylitol in milk as a first step toward measuring the effectiv...

    Authors: Jorge L Castillo, Peter Milgrom, Susan E Coldwell, Ramon Castillo and Rocio Lazo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2005 5:6
  15. To investigate, within general dental practice, patients' and vocational dental practitioners' (VDP) attitudes towards the benefits and costs of a simple scale and polish and to compare the experience of using...

    Authors: Brian C Bonner, Linda Young, Patricia A Smith, Wendy McCombes and Jan E Clarkson
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2005 5:3
  16. The results in an earlier study with 2–5-year-old children indicated that, in comparison with conventional prevention, a risk-based prevention programme was effective in reducing dental caries in a low-caries ...

    Authors: Kaisu Pienihäkkinen, Jorma Jokela and Pentti Alanen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2005 5:2
  17. Until recently the most accepted technique of doing root canal treatment stresses multiple visit procedure. Most schools also concentrated upon teaching the multi-visit concept. However, it has now been report...

    Authors: Adeleke O Oginni and Christopher I Udoye
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2004 4:4
  18. The rate of total edentulism is said to be increasing in developing countries and this had been attributed mainly to the high prevalence of periodontal diseases and caries. Several reports have shown that non-...

    Authors: Temitope Ayodeji Esan, Adeyemi Oluniyi Olusile, Patricia Adetokunbo Akeredolu and Ayodeji Omobolanle Esan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2004 4:3
  19. Assessing oral health related quality of life impact of mouth in adolescents is a relatively ignored area in dental research. This study aimed to examine reliability and validity of an abbreviated version of t...

    Authors: Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm and Isaac Okullo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2003 3:5
  20. This study was conducted to determine whether patients with Gaucher disease had significant dental pathology because of abnormal bone structure, pancytopenia, and coagulation abnormalities.

    Authors: Stuart L Fischman, Deborah Elstein, Harold Sgan-Cohen, Jonathan Mann and Ari Zimran
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2003 3:4
  21. Clinical (normative) and subjective (self-assessment) evaluation of caries and periodontal diseases have been reported to demonstrate a significant disparity. The dental public health team is obligated to reco...

    Authors: Yuval Vered and Harold D Sgan-Cohen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2003 3:3
  22. The aim of the present study was to evaluate temporal changes on oral health knowledge and attitudes among two populations of young Greek males (age 19–29 years) undergoing their military training. A secondary...

    Authors: Athanasios I Zavras, Theofilos P Vrahopoulos, Kyriakos Souliotis, Spyros Silvestros and Ioannis Vrotsos
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2002 2:4
  23. Acidogenic, acid-tolerant bacteria induce dental caries and require D-alanyl glycerol lipoteichoic acid (D-alanyl LTA) on their cell surface. Because fluoride inhibits acid-mediated enamel demineralization, an...

    Authors: Martin Levine, Robert L Brumley, Kevin T Avery, Willis L Owen and Donald E Parker
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2002 2:2
  24. Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) can be used to measure trace element concentrations in solids, liquids and gases, with spatial resolution and absolute quantifaction being feasible, down to parts-pe...

    Authors: Ota Samek, Helmut H Telle and David CS Beddows
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2001 1:1

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