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  1. To assess variations in adherence to guideline-recommended processes of care for oral cavity cancer patients.

    Authors: Antoine Eskander, Axel Sahovaler, Jennifer Shin, Konrado Deutsch, Matthew Crowson, Neerav Goyal, David L. Witsell, Kristine Schulz, Neil D. Gross, Randal Weber, Samir S. Khariwala, Seth Cohen, Derek Walter CyrLee and Vikas Mehta

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:270

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Tooth decay (caries) is a significant health burden in young children. There is strong evidence for the benefits of establishing appropriate home-based oral health behaviours in early childhood. Dental teams a...

    Authors: Erin Giles, K. A. Gray-Burrows, A. Bhatti, L. Rutter, J. Purdy, T. Zoltie, S. Pavitt, Z. Marshman, R. West and P. F. Day

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:267

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  3. Mesenchymal stem cells isolated from the dental pulp of primary and permanent teeth can be differentiated into different cell types including osteoblasts. This study was conducted to compare the morphology and...

    Authors: Manal Nabil Hagar, Farinawati Yazid, Nur Atmaliya Luchman, Shahrul Hisham Zainal Ariffin and Rohaya Megat Abdul Wahab

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:263

    Content type: Research

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  4. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of clinical characteristics and dental restorative materials on oral health-related quality of life in patients with oral lichen planus. In particular, th...

    Authors: Linda Daume, Constance Kreis, Lauren Bohner, Susanne Jung and Johannes Kleinheinz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:262

    Content type: Research

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  5. Identifying spatial variation in patient satisfaction is essential to improve the quality of care. Thus, the objective of this study was to investigate rural–urban disparities in patient satisfaction and to de...

    Authors: Abdalgader Alhozgi, Jocelyne S. Feine, Farzeen Tanwir, Richa Shrivastava, Chantal Galarneau and Elham Emami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:261

    Content type: Research

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  6. Thermography is a contemporary imaging modality based on acquiring and analyzing thermal data using non-contact devices. The aim of the present study was to assess the validity of thermography, compared with t...

    Authors: M. Atef Aboushady, Wael Talaat, Zaid Hamdoon, Tarek M.Elshazly, Nivin Ragy, Christoph Bourauel and Sameh Talaat

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:260

    Content type: Research article

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  7. There are limited information on caries incidence, especially from developing countries, the aim of the present study was to explore caries incidence in the first permanent molar teeth according to the CAST in...

    Authors: Zeinab Mahboobi, Afsaneh Pakdaman, Reza Yazdani, Leila Azadbakht, Ahmad R. Shamshiri and Azadeh Babaei

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:259

    Content type: Research

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  8. Photobiomodulation is widely being used to improve the wound healing process in dentistry and a vast majority of studies have proven its benefits. But there are plenty of knowledge gaps according to the optima...

    Authors: Pooya Ebrahimi, Mahdi Hadilou, Ferdos Naserneysari, Amirmohammad Dolatabadi, Rana Tarzemany, Nafiseh Vahed, Leila Nikniaz, Reza Fekrazad and Leila Gholami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:258

    Content type: Research

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  9. There is a lack of evidence on the effectiveness of moderate sedation in pediatric dentistry, compared to protective stabilization, which remains routinely used in Brazil despite moral questions. This prospect...

    Authors: Gabriela Seabra da Silva, Anna Alice Anabuki, Karolline Alves Viana, Patricia Corrêa-Faria, Mônica Maia Moterane, Tamara Kerber Tedesco, Paulo Sucasas Costa, Marie Therese Hosey, Daniela Prócida Raggio and Luciane Rezende Costa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:256

    Content type: Study protocol

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  10. Few studies have addressed the clinical parameters' predictive power related to caries lesion associated with their progression. This study assessed the predictive validity and proposed simplified models to pr...

    Authors: Isabela Floriano, Elizabeth Souza Rocha, Ronilza Matos, Juliana Mattos-Silveira, Kim Rud Ekstrand, Fausto Medeiros Mendes and Mariana Minatel Braga

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:255

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Treating periodontitis through non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) may improve glycemic control in type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients. However, the evidence to maintain this improvement beyond four m...

    Authors: Ambrina Qureshi, Syed Akhtar Hussain Bokhari, Zeba Haque, Akhtar Ali Baloch and Sidra Zaheer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:253

    Content type: Research

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  12. To assess the clinical and radiographic success rate of microsurgical endodontic treatment of upper molar teeth in relationship with the maxillary sinus, with 12 months follow-up.

    Authors: S. Taschieri, B. Morandi, M. Giovarruscio, L. Francetti, A. Russillo and S. Corbella

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:252

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  13. In spite of the fact that fashion braces (FBs) have been in the spotlight in recent years among both orthodontists and the general public in several countries, there is still limited evidence regarding FBs. Th...

    Authors: Anwar S. Alhazmi, Dania E. Al Agili, Mohammed S. Aldossary, Shaker M. Hakami, Bashaer Y. Almalki, Amal S. Alkhaldi and Mosa A. Shubayr

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:251

    Content type: Research

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  14. Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a multisystem rheumatic disease. Orofacial manifestations are commonly in SSc but maybe usually ignored and overshadowed by other systemic complications. Multiple comparative studie...

    Authors: Suhan Zhang, Junfei Zhu, Yanshan Zhu, Xiaochao Zhang, Ruifang Wu, Siying Li and Yuwen Su

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:250

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  15. The aim of this study was to compare the trabecular bone microstructures of anterior and posterior edentulous regions of human mandible using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and micro computed tomography ...

    Authors: Norliza Ibrahim, Azin Parsa, Bassam Hassan, Paul van der Stelt, Rabiah A. Rahmat, Siti M. Ismail and Irene H. A. Aartman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:249

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  16. Subgingival microbiome in disease-associated subgingival sites is known to be dysbiotic and significantly altered. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the extent of dysbiosis in disease- and health-ass...

    Authors: Ryanne Lehenaff, Ryan Tamashiro, Marcelle M. Nascimento, Kyulim Lee, Renita Jenkins, Joan Whitlock, Eric C. Li, Gurjit Sidhu, Susanne Anderson, Ann Progulske-Fox, Michael R. Bubb, Edward K. L. Chan and Gary P. Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:248

    Content type: Research

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  17. Implant-supported overdentures offer enhanced mechanical properties, which lead to better patient satisfaction and survival rates than conventional dentures. However, it is unclear whether these satisfaction l...

    Authors: Fabrizio Di Francesco, Gennaro De Marco, Estefani B. Capcha, Alessandro Lanza, Corina M. Cristache, Rolando Vernal and Emilio A. Cafferata

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:247

    Content type: Research

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  18. Although largely preventable through diet management and topical fluoride use, early childhood caries (ECC) often progresses to severity that necessitates surgical repair. Yet repair often fails to mitigate ca...

    Authors: Christie L. Lumsden, Burton L. Edelstein, Charles E. Basch, Randi L. Wolf, Pamela A. Koch, Ian McKeague, Cheng-Shiun Leu and Howard Andrews

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:246

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Periodontal disease represents a major health concern. The administration of beneficial microbes has been increasing in popularity over efforts to manipulate the microbes using antimicrobial agents. This study...

    Authors: Kyle W. MacDonald, Ryan M. Chanyi, Jean M. Macklaim, Peter A. Cadieux, Gregor Reid and Jeremy P. Burton

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:245

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Virtual reality (VR) has been used successfully in medicine both as a distraction tool during procedures, and as an acclimatisation tool to prepare for a procedure or experience. It has not yet become widely u...

    Authors: Andrea Cunningham, Orlagh McPolin, Richard Fallis, Catherine Coyle, Paul Best and Gerald McKenna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:244

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in China has influenced every aspect of life worldwide. Given the unique characteristics of the dental setting, the risk of cross-infection between dental practitioners and ...

    Authors: Hams Abdelrahman, Sara Atteya, Merna Ihab, Myat Nyan, Diah A Maharani, Anton Rahardjo, Mohammed Shaath, Khalid Aboalshamat, Syeda Butool, Anas Shamala, Lubna Baig and Maha El Tantawi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:243

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Due to the multifactorial aetiology and unpredictable long-term stability, skeletal anterior open bite (SAOB) is one of the most intractable conditions for orthodontists. The abnormal orofacial myofunctional s...

    Authors: Hong Hong, Yue Zeng, Xiaomin Chen, Caixia Peng, Jianqing Deng, Xueqin Zhang, Lidi Deng, Yongjian Xie and Liping Wu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:242

    Content type: Research

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  23. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a major global threat. Healthcare professionals including dentists are facing real challenges during this pandemic. This study aimed to evaluate knowledge, attitudes, and...

    Authors: Mira Hleyhel, Christine Haddad, Nour Haidar, Maria Charbachy and Nadine Saleh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:241

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  24. The purpose of periodontal treatments is to reduce inflammation, restore gingival health and clinical attachment level gain by controlling microbial plaque formation and other etiological factors. One of the d...

    Authors: Hoori Aslroosta, Siamak Yaghobee, Solmaz Akbari and Negar Kanounisabet

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:240

    Content type: Research

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  25. The gold standard in treatment of periodontitis is mechanical removing of dental biofilm but using local delivery drugs as adjunctive to SRP is widely used to modulate inflammatory host and eradicate microbes....

    Authors: Maha R. Taalab, Sabah Abdelhady Mahmoud, Riham M. El Moslemany and Dania M. Abdelaziz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:239

    Content type: Research

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  26. This study is aimed to (1) investigate the influence of sagittal and vertical patterns on mandibular cross-sectional morphology and to (2) provide visualized mandibular cross-sectional morphology in different ...

    Authors: Haotian Chen, Zijin Liu, Xinnong Hu, Ben Wu and Yan Gu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:238

    Content type: Research

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  27. Dental caries risk factors have been expanded to not only emphasize biology, dietary and oral habits but also broader social determinants such as socioeconomic factors and the utilization of health services. T...

    Authors: Amal Elamin, Malin Garemo and Anzelle Mulder

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:237

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Sublingual varices (SV) are dilatations of tortuous veins that increased with age. Previous studies showed that this pathology could be correlated to some risk factors such as hypertension, age, gender and dia...

    Authors: Agostino Accardo, Lorenzo Pascazio, Fulvia Costantinides, Fabio Gorza and Giulia Silveri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:235

    Content type: Research

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  29. Dental caries is the most prevalent non-communicable health condition globally. The surface-based susceptibility hierarchy indicates that surfaces in the same group have similar susceptibility to caries, where...

    Authors: Lina Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Alina Puriene, Indre Stankeviciene and Jolanta Aleksejuniene

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:234

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  30. Early childhood caries (ECC) is caries in children below the age of 72 months. The aim of the study was to determine the association of maternal psychosocial factors (general anxiety, dental anxiety, sense of ...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:73

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  31. This longitudinal study aimed to evaluate the longitudinal validity and reliability of the Oral Health Impact on Daily Living (OHIDL) transition scale and measure the perceived change in oral health-related qu...

    Authors: Jian Liu, May Chun Mei Wong and Edward Chin Man Lo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:230

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  32. The relationship between dental caries and periodontal disease is still controversial. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between different types of caries and periodontal disease seve...

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

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:229

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  33. Studies suggest Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) increased the incidence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, fimA genotypes distribution of Pg, the origination of Pg in tissue, and its prognostic value ...

    Authors: Qingli Chen, Zhe Shao, Ke Liu, Xiaocheng Zhou, Lin Wang, Erhui Jiang, Tingting Luo and Zhengjun Shang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:228

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  34. For patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), accurate evaluation of mandible invasion and resection with appropriate boundaries are important for preserving the structure and function of the mandible...

    Authors: Zezheng Wang, Shuang Zhang, Yumei Pu, Yuxin Wang, Zitong Lin and Zhiyong Wang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:226

    Content type: Research article

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  35. To evaluate the success of plaque reduction after external toothbrushing by instructed laypeople versus dental professionals using either a manual or powered toothbrush. Longitudinal, randomized, parallel-grou...

    Authors: Anna Greta Barbe, Aya Al-Barwari, Stefanie Hamacher, Renate Deinzer, Ulrike Weik and Michael J. Noack

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:225

    Content type: Research

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  36. In many developing countries, the prevalence of dental caries has increased due to lifestyle changes, lack of preventive services, and inadequate access to dental care. In Arab countries, the increased prevale...

    Authors: Hosam Alraqiq, Ahmid Eddali and Reema Boufis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:224

    Content type: Research article

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  37. This study assessed the association of mental health problems and risk indicators of mental health problems with caries experience and moderate/severe gingivitis in adolescents.

    Authors: Maha El Tantawi, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Olakunle Oginni, Abiola Adetokunbo Adeniyi, Boladale Mapayi, Randa Yassin, Nneka M. Chukwumah and Nadia A. Sam-Agudu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:223

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  38. People living with HIV (PLWHIV) have increased oral healthcare needs due to an increase in the prevalence of oral and dental diseases. Their oral health is influenced by psychosocial, behavioral and biologic f...

    Authors: Anisha Rodrigues, Vijaya Hegde, Adarsh V. Hegde, Suresh G. Shastri, D. N. Ravikumar and Rashmi Rodrigues

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:222

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Women tend to delay dental treatment due to misconceptions regarding the safety of dental procedures during pregnancy which may negatively affect their quality of life. Minimally invasive restorative technique...

    Authors: May M. Adham, Mona K. El Kashlan, Wafaa E. Abdelaziz and Ahmed S. Rashad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:221

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  40. Beta-tricalcium phosphate in regenerative surgery has shown promising results in terms of bone gain and new vital bone formation; however, several studies have contradicted this finding. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Reham AL Jasser, Abdulelah AlSubaie and Fayez AlShehri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:219

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) measures have emerged as an important oral health outcome that is able to reveal the subjective burden of illness due to oral diseases. The association between soci...

    Authors: Uttara Amilani, Prasanna Jayasekara, Hannah E. Carter, Sameera Senanayake and Sanjeewa Kularatna

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:218

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  42. Preventive strategies targeting Streptococcus mutans may be effective in reducing the global burden of caries. The aim of the current systematic review of published literature was to determine the difference in l...

    Authors: Melanie Nasseripour, Jonathon Timothy Newton, Fiona Warburton, Oluwatunmise Awojobi, Sonya Di Giorgio, Jennifer Elizabeth Gallagher and Avijit Banerjee

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:217

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