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  1. We evaluated the effects of health-promoting school (HPS) strategy on plaque control and behavior change in high-caries schoolchildren in Taitung, Taiwan.

    Authors: Chun-Ting Wei, Kai-Yang Lo, Yi-Ching Lin, Chih-Yang Hu, Fu-Li Chen and Hsiao-Ling Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:573

    Content type: Research

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  2. Early childhood caries is an urgent public health concern. The aim of this study was to investigate salivary proteomic biomarkers for the surveillance of changes in the high-risk status of early childhood cari...

    Authors: Xinzhu Zhou, Haozhe Li, Ce Zhu, Chao Yuan, Chunhua Meng, Shulan Feng, Xiangyu Sun and Shuguo Zheng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:572

    Content type: Research

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  3. This study aimed to investigate the distribution of objective total occlusal force (TOF) and its association with dental health indicators: dental status, number of natural teeth (NT), natural and rehabilitate...

    Authors: Christine Hyun Jin Lee, Huong Vu and Hyun-Duck Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:571

    Content type: Research

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  4. A burn to the face and neck area leaves a visible scar that impacts the victims physically and psychologically. This report was aimed to examine the factors associated with oral health-related quality of life ...

    Authors: Farooq Ahmad Chaudhary, Basaruddin Ahmad and Mohd Zulkarnain Sinor

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:570

    Content type: Research

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  5. The oral cavity represents a main entrance of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE-2), neuropilin-1 (NRP-1), and transmembrane serine protease ...

    Authors: Alaa Muayad Altaie, Rania Hamdy, Thenmozhi Venkatachalam, Rifat Hamoudi and Sameh S. M. Soliman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:567

    Content type: Research

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  6. The aim of the current study was to (a) measure the socioeconomic inequalities in oral health and examine whether the inequalities are greater in disease experience or in its treatment and to (b) decompose the...

    Authors: Yuandong Qin, Lin Chen, Jianbo Li, Yunyun Wu and Shaohong Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:564

    Content type: Research

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  7. The treatment of acute pain is part of everyday dental practice. Often, these symptoms result from years of patients' inadequate or missing dental routines and lead to a reduction in the quality of life or hea...

    Authors: Isabell Gragoll, Lukas Schumann, Monique Neubauer, Christina Westphal and Hermann Lang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:563

    Content type: Research

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  8. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) catalyzes the degradation of the extracellular matrix components and have a major role in many physiological processes including wound healing. In the current study, we examine...

    Authors: Muhammad Adeel Ahmed, Muhammad Faraz Anwar, Khalid Ahmed, Marziya Aftab, Fizza Nazim, Muhammad Furqan Bari, Mohammed Mustafa, Fahim Vohra, Ali Alrahlah, Nouman Mughal and Syed Hani Abidi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:562

    Content type: Research

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  9. The scanning of plaster models for three-dimensional (3D) construction requires their rigid fixation in the intercuspal position. Factors such as installation, motion, and scanning procedures influenced the ac...

    Authors: Yujia Wu, Zhewen Hu, Xinyue Zhang, Hefei Bai, Yuchun Sun and Baolin Fan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:561

    Content type: Technical advance

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  10. Nicotine is an important risk factor and the main toxic component associated with periodontitis. However, the mechanism of nicotine induced periodontitis is not clear. To investigated the mechanism through whi...

    Authors: Yang Du, Kuan Yang, Zhifei Zhou, Lizheng Wu, Lulu Wang, Yujiang Chen, Xin Ge and Xiaojing Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:560

    Content type: Research

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  11. Antibodies to PD-1 and PD-L1 have remarkably improved the overall survival of many patients with advanced solid tumors. SHR-1210 is an anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody. Dermatologic reactive capillary hemangiomas...

    Authors: Jinhan Zhou, Qinghua Mao, Yining Li, Zhiyong Li, Hong He, Qianming Chen and Chuanxia Liu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:559

    Content type: Case report

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  12. To measure the quality of care for lip and oral cavity cancer worldwide using the data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2017.

    Authors: Ahmad Sofi-Mahmudi, Masoud Masinaei, Erfan Shamsoddin, Marcos Roberto Tovani-Palone, Mohammad-Hossein Heydari, Shervan Shoaee, Erfan Ghasemi, Sina Azadnajafabad, Shahin Roshani, Negar Rezaei, Mohammad-Mahdi Rashidi, Reyhaneh Kalantar Mehrjardi, Amir Ali Hajebi, Bagher Larijani and Farshad Farzadfar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:558

    Content type: Research

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  13. The purpose of this study was to identify the epidemiologic factors of panfacial fractures (PFs), and to evaluate the significance of anatomic PF categories and the Facial Injury Severity Scale (FISS) in class...

    Authors: Chengzhong Lin, Jinyang Wu, Chengshuai Yang, Chuxi Zhang, Bing Xu, Yong Zhang and Shilei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:557

    Content type: Research

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  14. The purpose of this study was to apply concentrated growth factor (CGF) to the transplanted area with inflammation, to observe the clinical effects of CGF on the inflammation area assisted by 3D printing techn...

    Authors: Dilinuer Keranmu, Ailimaierdan Ainiwaer, Nijiati Nuermuhanmode and Wang Ling

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:556

    Content type: Research

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  15. Nattokinase (NK) is a promising alternative in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases due to its potent fibrinolytic activity. In this study, we investigated the effect of crude nattokinase ex...

    Authors: Junyao Zhang, Yu Tang, Tao Yuan, Mengting Yang, Wenjing Fang, Li Li, Fei Fei and Aihua Gong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:555

    Content type: Research

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  16. Oral health of the mother-infant dyad is important to preserve general health. However, there are few instruments in Spanish for the evaluation of knowledge, attitudes and practices that determine this constru...

    Authors: María de los Ángeles Ramírez-Trujillo, María del Carmen Villanueva-Vilchis, Fátima del Carmen Aguilar-Díaz, Javier de la Fuente-Hernández, Daniel Demétrio Faustino-Silva and Luis Alberto Gaitán-Cepeda

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:554

    Content type: Research

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  17. Oral health, an essential part of general health and well-being, is influenced by multiple factors, including oral hygiene habits and dietary factors. Dietary preferences are influenced by variation in taste p...

    Authors: Kiranjit Kaur, Dean Sculley, Martin Veysey, Mark Lucock, Janet Wallace and Emma L. Beckett

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:553

    Content type: Research

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  18. Oral health is a major public health issue which affects the human life. Access to dental care is one of the important factors in maintaining oral health. This study was aimed to investigate inequality in dent...

    Authors: Elahe Najafi, Mostafa Amini-Rarani and Maryam Moeeni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:550

    Content type: Research

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  19. Knowledge obtained at the undergraduate level regarding molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) has an impact on future practice of dentists and paediatric dentists. This cross-sectional study aimed to assess f...

    Authors: Blend Hamza, Karim Elhennawy, Hubertus van Waes and Spyridon N. Papageorgiou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:548

    Content type: Research

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  20. The oral health of organ transplanted patients before organ re-transplantation is largely unknown. This retrospective clinical study evaluates the necessity for intraoral surgical intervention and/or conservat...

    Authors: Tobias Moest, Rainer Lutz, Arne Eric Jahn, Katharina Heller, Mario Schiffer, Werner Adler, James Deschner, Manuel Weber and Marco Rainer Kesting

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:547

    Content type: Research

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  21. Dental caries in adolescents remains a significant public health problem with few oral health promotion interventions aimed at reducing dental caries in secondary school-aged students. Previous oral health and...

    Authors: Zoe Marshman, Sarab El-Yousfi, Ian Kellar, Donna Dey, Mark Robertson, Peter Day, Ivor Chestnutt, Sue Pavitt, Mariana de Araujo and Nicola Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:546

    Content type: Research

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  22. Dental fluorosis can be a disease of social inequity in access to safe drinking water. This dental public health issue becomes prominent in socially disadvantaged agrarian communities in fluoride endemic areas...

    Authors: Chanapong Rojanaworarit, Luz Claudio, Nopporn Howteerakul, Auamduan Siramahamongkol, Pattraravith Ngernthong, Pornpimol Kongtip and Susan Woskie

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:545

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Fluctuations in pH of saliva during a prolonged treatment course influences the enamel demineralization progress, which is one of the complications of fixed orthodontic treatment. This randomized clinical tria...

    Authors: Hend Abulkarem Abdullah Al-Haifi, Ramy Abdulrahman Ali Ishaq and Maged Sultan Abdullah Al-Hammadi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:544

    Content type: Research

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  24. Many types of titanium plates were used to treat subcondylar fracture clinically. However, the efficacy of fixation in different implant positions and lengths of the bone plate has not been thoroughly investig...

    Authors: Chao-Min Huang, Man-Yee Chan, Jui-Ting Hsu and Kuo-Chih Su

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:543

    Content type: Research

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  25. In recent years, the concept of minimally invasive endodontics has been proposed, which could be described as preventing or treating diseases by preserving more dental tissue and creating minimal damage. In th...

    Authors: Cheng Wen, Liang Yan, Yuanyuan Kong, Jian Zhao, Yang Li and Qianzhou Jiang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:542

    Content type: Research

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  26. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of the microthread design at the implant neck on the preservation of marginal bone around immediately-placed implants in a 5-year follow up.

    Authors: Hoori Aslroosta, Solmaz Akbari, Nima Naddafpour, Seyed Taha Adnaninia, Afshin Khorsand and Niusha Namadmalian Esfahani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:541

    Content type: Research

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  27. Unmet oral health needs routinely affect low-income communities. Lower-income adults suffer a disproportionate share of dental disease and often cannot access necessary oral surgery services. The Affordable Ca...

    Authors: Evan V. Goldstein, Wendy Yi Xu and Eric E. Seiber

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:540

    Content type: Research

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  28. Early clinical cracked tooth can be a perplexing disorder to diagnose and manage. One of the key problems for the diagnosis of the cracked tooth is the detection of the location of the surface crack.

    Authors: Chunliang Zhang, Diwei Mo, Juncheng Guo, Wenlong Wang, Shangbin Long, Houyao Zhu, Danying Chen, Guanghua Ge and Yadong Tang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:539

    Content type: Research

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  29. Older people are encouraged to remain community dwelling, even when they become care-dependent. Not every dental practice is prepared or able to provide care to community-dwelling frail older people, while the...

    Authors: Bach Van Ho, Claar Debora van der Maarel-Wierink, Annemiek Rollman, Roxane Anthea Francesca Weijenberg and Frank Lobbezoo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:536

    Content type: Research

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  30. Curcumin accelerates healing of oral wounds; however, the responsible mechanisms remain underexplored. Our hypothesis is curcumin regulates the expression of wound healing-related genes in human gingival fibro...

    Authors: Auspreeya Rujirachotiwat and Supaporn Suttamanatwong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:535

    Content type: Research

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  31. This study aimed to assess the interradicular distance and alveolar bone thickness of Persian adults with different sagittal skeletal patterns for miniscrew insertion using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT).

    Authors: Amin Golshah, Mahya Salahshour and Nafiseh Nikkerdar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:534

    Content type: Research

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  32. In root canal preparations, it is important to maintain the original canal shape. However, it is difficult to accomplish this, especially due to the complex canal anatomy. This study aimed to compare the shapi...

    Authors: HyeWon Kim, Su-Jin Jeon and Min-Seock Seo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:533

    Content type: Research article

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  33. War on Syria extended for a long time and resulted in significant impacts on various aspects, one of these aspects was displaced people crisis, and thus its impact on complete neglecting of oral health despite...

    Authors: Rudwan Kazwini, Tarek Kasem, Noor Ewaz Ali Alhuda, Marwah Albarshah, Dania Subeh and M. H. D. Bahaa Aldin Alhaffar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:532

    Content type: Research

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  34. The systemic immune-inflammation index (SII) has been demonstrated to be a valid biomarker of a patient's immunological and inflammatory state, with the ability to accurately predict outcomes in a variety of d...

    Authors: Efsun Somay and Busra Yilmaz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:531

    Content type: Research

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  35. A growing body of studies have investigated the association between air pollution exposure during early pregnancy and the risk of orofacial clefts, but these studies put more emphasis on particulate matter and...

    Authors: Wen Jiang, Wanqin Xie, Bin Ni, Haiyan Zhou, Zhiyu Liu and Xingli Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:530

    Content type: Research

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  36. This study aimed to assess the accuracy of virtual surgical planning (VSP) in segmental osteotomy in combination with bimaxillary orthognathic surgery with surgery first approach (SFA) by means of three-dimens...

    Authors: Xiaowu Ying, Kaiyue Tian, Kaiyu Zhang, Xiaohui Ma and Hongming Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:529

    Content type: Research

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  37. Mastication is one of the most fundamental functions for the conservation of human life. To clarify the pathogenetic mechanism of various oral dysfunctions, the demand for devices for evaluating stomatognathic...

    Authors: Go Yasuda, Emi Moriuchi, Ryo Hamanaka, Ayumi Fujishita, Tomoko Yoshimi, Kana Yamamoto, Kaori Hayashida, Yoshiyuki Koga and Noriaki Yoshida

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:527

    Content type: Research

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  38. As the fluctuation of sex hormone levels in menstruating women results in periodical effects in bone metabolism, understanding the implications for tooth movement could be of benefit to the orthodontist. This ...

    Authors: Noura Saeed Sultan Almidfa, Athanasios E. Athanasiou, Miltiadis A. Makrygiannakis and Eleftherios G. Kaklamanos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:526

    Content type: Research

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  39. School-aged adolescents are in particular need of preventive program to ensure positive long-term oral health and hygiene. The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of an oral health educatio...

    Authors: Krishna Subedi, Ashish Shrestha, Tarakant Bhagat and Dharanidhar Baral

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:525

    Content type: Research article

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  40. The recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) frequently affects patient quality of life as a result of long lasting and recurrent episodes of burning pain. However, there were temporarily few available effective me...

    Authors: Mingchen Cao, Lei Li, Long Xu, Mengxiang Fang, Xiaomin Xing, Changkai Zhou, Wei Ren, Longyuan Wang and Fanbo Jing

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:524

    Content type: Research

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  41. MicroRNA-146a (miR-146a) is a regulator of inflammatory response. Periodontitis is a disease with immune pathophysiology of the periodontium in which the inflammation results in the destruction of the soft tis...

    Authors: Mandana Sattari, Ramezan Ali Taheri, Reza ArefNezhad and Hossein Motedayyen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:523

    Content type: Research

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  42. Early childhood caries disproportionately affects vulnerable groups and remains a leading cause of preventable hospital admissions for Western Australian children. The Western Australia State Oral Health Plan ...

    Authors: Lesley Andrew, Ruth Wallace, Nicole Wickens and Jilen Patel

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:521

    Content type: Research

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  43. The aims of this study were to determine the associations between psychological wellbeing, and the frequency of tooth brushing and presence of oral ulcers during the COVID-19 pandemic; and to identify the medi...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Olanrewaju Ibikunle Ibigbami, Ibidunni Olapeju Oloniniyi, Olakunle Oginni and Olutayo Aloba

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:520

    Content type: Research

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