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  1. Prescribing in dental practice has a relatively small but important contribution to the quantity of antibiotics prescribed in primary care. This study aimed to analyse antibiotic prescribing in dentistry over ...

    Authors: Andrew Smith, Rania Al-Mahdi, William Malcolm, Nikolaus Palmer, Gunnar Dahlen and Mohammed Al-Haroni

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:172

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) could occur or intensify after non-surgical periodontal therapy because of the exposure of dentine tubules, but currently no gold standard exists to treat DH. It has been demonstr...

    Authors: Pei-Hui Ding, Anna Dai, Hua-Jiao Hu, Jia-Ping Huang, Jia-Mei Liu and Li-Li Chen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:170

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Recent preventive strategies for dental caries focus on targeting the mechanisms underlying biofilm formation, including the inhibition of bacterial adhesion. A promising approach to prevent bacterial adhesion...

    Authors: Xiaodie Wang, Limin Liu, Xiaoyan Zhou, Yongbiao Huo, Jinlong Gao and Haijing Gu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:169

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Vinegar has been recognized as an effective antimicrobial agent for long. This study intended to elucidate the effect of commercially available vinegar on in situ pellicle formation and existing 24-h biofilms.

    Authors: Yong Liu and Matthias Hannig

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:167

    Content type: Research article

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  5. This study assessed the direct, indirect and total effect of distal – political - risk indicators (affecting populations), and proximal risk indicators (affecting women) on the global prevalence of early child...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Ana Vukovic, Robert J. Schroth, Micheal Alade, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Arheiam Arheiam, Rosa Amalia, Balgis Gaffar, Nneka Kate Onyejaka, Hamideh Daryanavard, Arthur Kemoli, Aída Carolina Medina Díaz and Navneet Grewal

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:166

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Mock-up based approach allows the preview of the aesthetic rehabilitation, however, it is crucial that the mock-up does not differ from the expected aesthetic outcomes. With CAD-CAM technologies, it is possibl...

    Authors: Antonino Lo Giudice, Luca Ortensi, Marco Farronato, Alessandra Lucchese, Erica Lo Castro and Gaetano Isola

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:165

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Dental caries in primary teeth is a serious oral health concern among children. It can lead to detrimental impacts on a child’s growth, development, and quality of life. Therefore, this cross-sectional study a...

    Authors: Zhi Ling Lee, Wan Ying Gan, Poh Ying Lim, Ruhaya Hasan and Sing Ying Lim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:164

    Content type: Research article

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  8. To evaluate tooth discoloration by newly developed calcium silicate-based materials, and to examine the pre-application of dentin bonding agent (DBA) for preventing discoloration caused by mineral trioxide agg...

    Authors: Yoo-Lim Choi, Young-Eun Jang, Bom Sahn Kim, Jin-Woo Kim and Yemi Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:163

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Bacterial biofilms adhere to all tissues and surfaces in the oral cavity. Oral biofilms are responsible for the decay of human dental structures and the inflammatory degeneration of the alveolar bone. Moreover...

    Authors: Alexander-Simon Engel, Hagen Tizian Kranz, Marvin Schneider, Jan Peter Tietze, Andree Piwowarcyk, Thorsten Kuzius, Wolfgang Arnold and Ella A. Naumova

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:162

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The aim of this in vitro study was to examine the possible enhancement of the biofilm peeling effect of a sonic toothbrush following the use of an antimicrobial mouth rinse.

    Authors: Tatsuya Ohsumi, Shoji Takenaka, Yuuki Sakaue, Yuki Suzuki, Ryoko Nagata, Taisuke Hasegawa, Hayato Ohshima, Yutaka Terao and Yuichiro Noiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:161

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The use of silver-formulation as microbicide to arrest dentinal caries is gaining popularity. The primary objective of the present appraisal was to systematically review the clinical (in vivo) applications and...

    Authors: Kausar Sadia Fakhruddin, Hiroshi Egusa, Hien Chi Ngo, Chamila Panduwawala, Siripen Pesee and Lakshman Perera Samaranayake

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:160

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Pericoronal radiolucent lesions are a common radiographic finding, but it is rare that they occur in multiple forms. Multiple calcifying hyperplastic dental follicles (MCHDF) are entities with few cases descri...

    Authors: Israel Guardado-Luevanos, Anna Jazmine Haro, Marisol Godínez-Rubí, Jorge Alejandro Puente-de los Santos, Jaime Aguirre-Macías, Diana Paloma Soltero-Chávez, Miguel Padilla-Rosas and Mario Nava-Villalba

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:159

    Content type: Case report

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  13. As the strategies proposed for oral health improvement in developed countries are not adapted for developing ones, this study aimed to identify the challenges of oral health policy implementation in Iran as a ...

    Authors: Mohammadtaghi Mohammadpour, Peivand Bastani, David Brennan, Arash Ghanbarzadegan and Jamshid Bahmaei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:158

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Ramadan is a month within the Islamic lunar calendar when Muslims are required to fast (abstain from food and drink) during the daytime (from sunrise to sunset) for the entire month. Due to the established con...

    Authors: Michael V. Joachim, Yasmine Ghantous, Suleiman Zaaroura, Kutaiba Alkeesh, Tameem Zoabi and Imad Abu el-Na’aj

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:156

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Dental anxiety is a condition associated with avoidance of dental treatment and increased medical and surgical risks. This systematic review aims to summarize available evidence on conscious sedation technique...

    Authors: Matteo Melini, Andrea Forni, Francesco Cavallin, Matteo Parotto and Gastone Zanette

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:155

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Although arch stability has been studied in patients without a cleft, evidence for patients with a cleft is sparse. Therefore, we compared the dimensions and stability of dental arches in cleft lip and palate ...

    Authors: Maria Giulia Rezende Pucciarelli, Guilherme Hideki de Lima Toyoshima, Thais Marchini Oliveira, Heitor Marques Honório, Chiarella Sforza and Simone Soares

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:154

    Content type: Research article

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  17. With the aid of implants, Björk identified two-dimensional mandibular stable structures in cephalograms during facial growth. However, we do not know what the three-dimensional stable structures are with certa...

    Authors: Gui Chen, Mona Al Awadi, David William Chambers, Manuel O. Lagravère-Vich, Tianmin Xu and Heesoo Oh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:153

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The mechanism of action of silver diammine fluoride (SDF) on plaque micro-ecology is seldom studied. This study investigated micro-ecological changes in dental plaque on extensive caries of deciduous teeth aft...

    Authors: Bao ying Liu, Jin Liu, Di Zhang, Zhi lei Yang, Ya ping Feng and Meng Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:151

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Oral care is a fundamental nursing practice that has a great impact on patient well-being and general health during hospitalization. Nurses are responsible for providing oral care in the hospital, however, the...

    Authors: Zewdi Amanuel Dagnew, Isayas Afewerki Abraham, Ghirmay Ghebreigziabher Beraki, Sibyl Mittler, Oliver Okoth Achila and Eyasu H. Tesfamariam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:149

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammation of the tooth supporting structures that finally can lead to tooth loss. As chronic periodontitis is associated with systemic diseases multiple approaches have been follo...

    Authors: Franziska Koch, Nina Meyer, Silvio Valdec, Ronald E. Jung and Stephanie H. Mathes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:148

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Gingivitis is a common oral health problem, and untreated gingivitis can progress to periodontitis. The objectives of this study were to (1) explore associated factors of gingival bleeding and calculus among 1...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Rui Zhang, Ran Cheng, Ting Xu, Tao Zhang, Xiao Hong, Xing Zhao, Yunyun Wu, Li Cheng and Tao Hu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:147

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide the tools for enabling fast and reliable real-time communications, as well as the transfer of information between dental professionals and t...

    Authors: Ivan Chérrez-Ojeda, Carlos Vera, Emanuel Vanegas, Juan Carlos Gallardo, Miguel Felix, Fernando Espinoza-Fuentes, Peter Chedraui, Antonio W. D. Gavilanes and Valeria L. Mata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:146

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Dental caries, despite improvement in oral health across the globe, is still a large contributor to the global burden of oral diseases and a major public health concern. In Enugu state, Nigeria, there is minim...

    Authors: Nkolika Uguru, Obinna Onwujekwe, Udochukwu Ugochukwu Ogu and Chibuzo Uguru

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:145

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Visually impaired children encounter some challenges for their oral health. We aimed to compare the effectiveness of oral health education using Audio Tactile Performance (ATP) technique alone, ATP combined wi...

    Authors: Nasrin Sharififard, Katayoun Sargeran, Mahdia Gholami and Farid Zayeri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:144

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Periodontitis is microbially-associated, host-mediated inflammatory condition that results in loss of periodontal attachment. The goals of periodontal therapy include arresting the disease progression, establi...

    Authors: Egle Ramanauskaite and Vita Machiulskiene

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:143

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The study aimed to evaluate the permanence of resin and enamel remains on lingual brackets at the end of orthodontic treatment and after the debonding procedure. The evaluation of resin remnants on customized ...

    Authors: Can Kuskonmaz, Alberto De Stefani, Gilberto Artioli, Matteo Zanarini, Giulio Alessandri Bonetti, Giovanni Bruno and Antonio Gracco

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:142

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The objectives of this study were to try to identify the key dimension in satisfaction from the combination of satisfaction clusters, and its effect on the change of OHRQoL(Oral Health-related Quality of Life)...

    Authors: Chia-Jen Teng, Sheng-Che Lin, Jen-Hao Chen, Yi Chen, Hsiao-Ching Kuo and Pei-Shan Ho

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:140

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The high prevalence of early childhood caries (ECC) is widespread around the world, and oral health education (OHE) plays a vital role in preventing ECC. Numerous studies on ECC risk factor assessment have ass...

    Authors: Meng Zhang, Xinyue Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Yanan Li, Chunchun Shao, Shijiang Xiong, Jing Lan and Zhifeng Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:139

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play an important role in tooth formation and the mineralization of dental tissue. The aim of the study was to analyse Czech children with primary/permanent dentition polymorph...

    Authors: Petra Borilova Linhartova, Tereza Deissova, Martina Kukletova and Lydie Izakovicova Holla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:138

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The financial burden of oral diseases is a growing concern as the medical expenses rise worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the dental expenditure, analyze its progressivity and horizontal ineq...

    Authors: Meng Lin Cheng, Chun Xiao Wang, Xing Wang, Xi Ping Feng, Bao Jun Tai, Yu De Hu, Huan Cai Lin, Bo Wang, Shu Guo Zheng, Xue Nan Liu, Wen Sheng Rong, Wei Jian Wang, Yan Si and Tao Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:137

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Interdental rubber picks (IRP) have become a frequent and convenient alternative for interdental cleaning. However, only little evidence exists supporting the effectiveness of newer designs available on the ma...

    Authors: Christian Graetz, Johanna Rabe, Kristina Schoepke, Susanne Schorr, Antje Geiken, David Christofzik, Thomas Rinder, Christof E. Dörfer and Sonja Sälzer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:136

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  32. While there is ample research into the anatomy of mandibular molars, little is known regarding isthmuses and middle mesial (MM) canals in Chinese populations. The goal of this study was to determine the preval...

    Authors: Shuaimei Xu, Junfeng Dao, Zhongjun Liu, Zhiyong Zhang, Yu Lu and Xiongqun Zeng

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:135

    Content type: Research article

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  33. To assess the change of the Schneider membrane thickness measured by CBCT before and after root canal treatment, retreatment and pulp capping procedures.

    Authors: Thera Van Den Munckhof, Shanon Patel, Garrit Koller, Erwin Berkhout, Francesco Mannocci and Federico Foschi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:133

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Little information is available on the relationship between mothers’ psychosocial profile and caries status, and less information is available on the oral health status and psychosocial status of mothers of yo...

    Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Ayodeji Oginni, Abiola Adeniyi, Michael Alade and Tracy L. Finlayson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:131

    Content type: Research article

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  35. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a mouthwash containing Teucriumpolium herb on Streptococcus mutans in mouth.

    Authors: Somayeh Khoramian Tusi, Ahmad Jafari, Seyed Mahmoud Amin Marashi, Salomeh Faramarzi Niknam, Malihe Farid and Mehdi Ansari

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:130

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Oral lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease which is considered as a potential precancerous condition. Numerous studies have confirmed that inflammation is a strong risk factor for cancer development....

    Authors: Nermine Raouf Amin, Nermin Yussif and Enji Ahmed

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:129

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is the most common form of oral ulcerative disease, whose cause is still unknown. Researchers have found the association of many factors with the occurrence of RAS, and prop...

    Authors: Zhongjun Yang, Qingyu Cui, Ran An, Juan Wang, Xiaobo Song, Yu Shen, Mingyu Wang and Hai Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:128

    Content type: Research article

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  38. In the current study, we aimed to evaluate the accuracy of indirect bonding by either three-dimensional (3D) printing guides or double-layer guide plates. The results may serve as a clinical reference for bracket...

    Authors: Yue Zhang, Chunhao Yang, Yanfeng Li, Dong Xia, Tingting Shi and Changjian Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:127

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances has been associated with significant biofilm accumulation, thus putting patients at a higher risk of oral health deterioration. The use of probiotics has been propos...

    Authors: Riham Hadj-Hamou, Abiola C. Senok, Athanasios E. Athanasiou and Eleftherios G. Kaklamanos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:126

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Bisphosphonate coating of dental implants is a promising tool for surface modification aiming to improve the osseointegration process and clinical outcome. The biological effects of bisphosphonates are thought...

    Authors: Christian Wehner, Stefan Lettner, Andreas Moritz, Oleh Andrukhov and Xiaohui Rausch-Fan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:125

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Dental sealants have been covered by the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) since December 2009 in South Korea. This study aims to determine whether the socioeconomic inequality in untreated dental carie...

    Authors: Bo-Mi Shin, Se-Hwan Jung, Myoung-Hee Kim and Jae-In Ryu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:124

    Content type: Research article

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  42. This pilot study was part of a larger study which compared the effect of subgingival air-polishing using trehalose powder with sonic scaling on clinical parameters during supportive periodontal therapy. Within...

    Authors: Anne B. Kruse, Rabie Maamar, Dodji L. Akakpo, Johan P. Woelber, Annette Wittmer, Kirstin Vach, Petra Ratka-Krüger and Ali Al-Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:123

    Content type: Research article

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