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  1. Content type: Research article

    Past meta-analyses have shown adjunctive systemic Azithromycin (AZI) to provide minor clinical benefits in scaling and root surface debridement (S/RSD). However, these have not considered the covariance of key...

    Authors: Nithya Jagannathan, Aneesha Acharya, Ong Yi Farn, Kar Yan Li, Luigi Nibali and George Pelekos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:65

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    Oral microbiome has significant impact on both oral and general health. Polyols have been promoted as sugar substitutes in prevention of oral diseases. We aimed to reveal the effect of candies containing eryth...

    Authors: Jelena Štšepetova, Jaak Truu, Riina Runnel, Rita Nõmmela, Mare Saag, Jana Olak, Hiie Nõlvak, Jens-Konrad Preem, Kristjan Oopkaup, Kaarel Krjutškov, Eino Honkala, Sisko Honkala, Kauko Mäkinen, Pirkko-Liisa Mäkinen, Tero Vahlberg, Joan Vermeiren…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:60

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Toothache is a common consequence of untreated caries, predisposed by poor oral hygiene and high caries risk. Most children expressed their pain through their parents or carers. The aim of this study was to de...

    Authors: Halenur Altan, Hüseyin Çevik, Serkan Doğru, Alem Coşgun, Mustafa Süren and İsmail Okan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:59

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Besides classical and electrical toothbrushes market offers tooth brushes that can be chewed, like chewing gums. The aim of this study was to show the effectiveness of chewable toothbrush versus a conventional...

    Authors: Rasa Mladenovic, Andrijana Cvetkovic, Brankica Martinovic, Kristina Mladenovic, Milan Zivkovic, Zoran Arsic, Sasa Mladenovic, Tanja Zecevic Lukovic and Dragana Dakovic

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:58

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  5. Content type: Research article

    No randomized controlled trial (RCT) has compared flapless piezocision-assisted corticotomy in the extraction-based orthodontic decrowding of lower anterior teeth with the conventional treatment in terms of pa...

    Authors: Omar Gibreal, Mohammad Y. Hajeer and Bassel Brad

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:57

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Dental anxiety is one of the most common fears that can eventually lead to avoidance of dental care. Knowing how students will respond to dental treatment will aid in increasing their awareness of oral health ...

    Authors: Reham AL Jasser, Ghaida Almashaan, Haya Alwaalan, Najla Alkhzim and Abdulrhman Albougami

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:56

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Whereas the incidence of cancers increases, overall survival of cancerous patients improves. Preventing the onset of second primary cancer is a new public health challenge and requires a special attention from...

    Authors: Elyette Broly, Philippe Barthélémy, Saïd Ciftci, Christian Borel, Martin Broly, Catherine-Isabelle Gros, Luc Marcellin and Fabien Bornert

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:54

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Chronic periodontitis (CP) is a multifactorial inflammatory disease. For the diagnosis of CP, it is necessary to investigate molecular biomarkers and the biological pathway of CP. Although analysis of mRNA exp...

    Authors: Asami Suzuki, Tetsuro Horie and Yukihiro Numabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:52

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In view of the increasing demand of adult orthodontics for esthetic purposes, adult treatment with brackets has become an important issue. One essential factor for the quality of such treatment is bracket bond...

    Authors: Alexander Franz, Modesto Raabe, Bledar Lilaj, Rinet Dauti, Andreas Moritz, Dieter Müßig and Barbara Cvikl

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:51

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Molar-root incisor malformation (MRIM) is a novel dental phenotype likely related to a patient’s past medical history. This case aimed to confirm MRIM by histological and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) exa...

    Authors: Alenka Pavlič, Milka Vrecl, Janja Jan, Milan Bizjak and Ana Nemec

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:49

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Development in guided tissue regeneration requires biomaterial testing. 3D cell constructs represent a new approach to bridge the gap between cell culture and animal models. Following the hypothesis that attac...

    Authors: Klara Janjić, Barbara Cvikl, Barbara Schädl, Andreas Moritz and Hermann Agis

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:48

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  12. Content type: Research article

    There is a need to comprehensively investigate the relationship between tooth eruption and infant growth to explain the theory of tooth emergence. This study aimed to investigate the association between infant...

    Authors: Hai Ming Wong, Si-Min Peng and Colman P. J. McGrath

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:47

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  13. Content type: Case report

    The utilization of intraoral scanning for manufacturing of complete dentures (CD) has been reported recently. However, functional border molding still cannot be supported digitally. A proof-of-concept trial sh...

    Authors: Alexey Unkovskiy, Eugen Wahl, Anne Teresa Zander, Fabian Huettig and Sebastian Spintzyk

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:46

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  14. Content type: Research article

    In the Republic of Ireland (RoI), fluoridation has been effective and efficient for caries prevention at population level, regardless of income status; however, at individual level it still has limitations. Th...

    Authors: Makiko Nishi, Virginia Kelleher, Michael Cronin and Finbarr Allen

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:44

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  15. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to determine the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing among primary school children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and to evaluate associations between sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory...

    Authors: Laila Baidas, Asma Al-Jobair, Huda Al-Kawari, Aram AlShehri, Sarah Al-Madani and Hana Al-Balbeesi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:43

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  16. Content type: Study protocol

    Many studies were conducted to assess the benefit/risk ratio of EMONO (Equimolar Mixture of Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide) in France before it was authorized for use outside the hospital setting in 2009. The main o...

    Authors: Tony Prud’homme, Sylvie Dajean-Trutaud, Morgane Rousselet, Fanny Feuillet, Marjorie Carpentier-Cheraud, Olivier Bonnot, Isabelle Hyon, Marie Grall-Bronnec, Serena Lopez-Cazaux and Caroline Victorri-Vigneau

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:42

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The diagnostic criteria and tools used in caries lesion detection have been shown to affect the decision-making for caries treatment. Compared to other diagnostic criteria/classifications, ICDAS has been shown...

    Authors: Muawia A. Qudeimat, Yacoub Altarakemah, Qasem Alomari, Nour Alshawaf and Eino Honkala

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:41

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  18. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate gingival inflammation from fixed-dose combinations of vitamin C, vitamin E, lysozyme and carbazochrome (CELC) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis following scaling and root planing.

    Authors: Ji-Youn Hong, Jung-Seok Lee, Seong-Ho Choi, Hyun-Seung Shin, Jung-Chul Park, Seung-Il Shin and Jong-Hyuk Chung

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:40

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Oral health inequalities are profound worldwide. Despite major improvements in oral health, inequalities exist for many racial and ethnic groups, by socioeconomic status, gender, age, and geographic location. ...

    Authors: Akram Hernández-Vásquez, Guido Bendezu-Quispe, Diego Azañedo and Marilina Santero

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:39

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  20. Content type: Debate

    In recent years, several state dental programs, researchers and the Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) have sought to develop baseline quality measures for dentistry as a way to improve health outcomes, reduce cost...

    Authors: Enihomo M. Obadan-Udoh, Jean M. Calvo, Sapna Panwar, Kristen Simmons, Joel M. White, Muhammad F. Walji and Elsbeth Kalenderian

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:38

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Most studies of tooth brushing behaviors rely on self-report or demonstrations of behaviors conducted in clinical settings. This study aimed to determine the feasibility of objective assessment of tooth brushi...

    Authors: Molly Martin, Genesis Rosales, Anna Sandoval, Helen Lee, Oksana Pugach, David Avenetti, Gizelle Alvarez and Anabelen Diaz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:35

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Oral diseases, such as early childhood caries (ECC), have a complex etiology with common, behaviour-related risk factors. Appropriately targeted behavioural intervention using effective tools can help to elimi...

    Authors: Michaela Bartosova, Miroslav Svetlak, Martina Kukletova, Petra Borilova Linhartova, Ladislav Dusek and Lydie Izakovicova Holla

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:33

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Maxillary protraction with facemask (FM) is an orthopedic approach for treatment of Class III growing patients. Aim of the present investigation was to analyze tension loads produced by two different facial ma...

    Authors: Francesca Gazzani, Chiara Pavoni, Paola Cozza and Roberta Lione

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:31

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Oral health is one of the greatest unmet health needs of migrant farmworkers and many migrant workers lack basic oral health knowledge. This paper presents evaluation results for an oral health education progr...

    Authors: Ileana Ponce-Gonzalez, Allen Cheadle, Gino Aisenberg and Laura Flores Cantrell

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:30

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The spectrum of indications for the use of membranes and scaffolds in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery includes, amongst others, guided bone regeneration (GBR). Currently available membrane systems ...

    Authors: A. Fuchs, A. Youssef, A. Seher, G. Hochleitner, P. D. Dalton, S. Hartmann, R. C. Brands, U. D. A. Müller-Richter and C. Linz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:28

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  26. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to identify anxiety in dental patients visiting a dental clinic using the Dental Anxiety Scale, their level of psychological distress using the Brief Symptom Inventory-18 and therefore identif...

    Authors: Alexander Zinke, Christian Hannig and Hendrik Berth

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:27

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  27. Content type: Research article

    It is widely accepted that oral health plays an important role in overall health. Both dental and medical students are expected to possess good oral health awareness and work together for public oral health pr...

    Authors: Ke Yao, Yufei Yao, Xin Shen, Changqing Lu and Qiang Guo

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:26

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Oral functions are known to decline with aging. However, there is limited evidence that supports the relationship between oral health and frailty. This study aimed to clarify the relationship between oral hygi...

    Authors: Yoko Hasegawa, Ayumi Sakuramoto, Hideyuki Sugita, Kana Hasegawa, Nobuhide Horii, Takashi Sawada, Ken Shinmura and Hiromitsu Kishimoto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:23

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Extracellular matrix secretion and odontoblastic differentiation in human dental pulp stem cells (hDPSCs) are the cellular bases for reparative dentinogenesis. Osteomodulin (OMD) is a member of the small leuci...

    Authors: Wenzhen Lin, Li Gao, Wenxin Jiang, Chenguang Niu, Keyong Yuan, Xuchen Hu, Rui Ma and Zhengwei Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:22

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  30. Content type: Research article

    While associations between salivary characteristics and dental caries have been well studied, we are not aware of this being assessed in a remote Indigenous child population, where lifestyles may be different ...

    Authors: R. Lalloo, S. K. Tadakamadla, J. Kroon, O. Tut, S. Kularatna, R. Boase, K. Kapellas, D. Gilchrist, E. Cobbledick, J. Rogers and N. W. Johnson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:21

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The index of Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment (CAST) reveals a range of caries development from a non-cavitated status to advanced lesions. The aim of the present study was to explore the oral health s...

    Authors: Azadeh Babaei, Afsaneh Pakdaman, Hossein Hessari and Ahmad R. Shamshiri

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:20

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Supportive periodontal therapy (SPT) must take individual patient risk factors into account. We conducted a multicenter joint retrospective cohort study to investigate the value of modified periodontal risk as...

    Authors: Takahisa Hirata, Shinya Fuchida, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Chieko Kudo and Masato Minabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:19

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Many reports have been published on orthognathic surgery (OGS) using computer-aided surgical simulation (CASS). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the maxillary repositioning and the sta...

    Authors: Ju-Won Kim, Jong-Cheol Kim, Chun-Gi Jeong, Kyeong-Jun Cheon, Seoung-Won Cho, In-Young Park and Byoung-Eun Yang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:18

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is still considered a major public health concern for human beings, especially minority groups and those living in disadvantaged communities. The Lisu is a minority group in China of more than 70...

    Authors: Shinan Zhang, Yuexiao Li, Juan Liu, Weiqi Wang, Leticia Ito, Samamtha Kar Yan Li and Yanhong Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:17

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  35. Content type: Research article

    There was an immense need for studies evaluating the dental health status in Syrian children, especially under the current circumstances of the Syrian crisis. No contemporary data was available. The aim of thi...

    Authors: Muhammed Al-Huda Ballouk and Mayssoon Dashash

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:16

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Children with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy (CP), have a higher risk of dental disease related at least in part to greater difficulties in performing and maintaining effective ...

    Authors: Rahena Akhter, Nur Mohammad Monsur Hassan, Elizabeth F. Martin, Mohammad Muhit, Hayley Smithers-sheedy, Nadia Badawi and Gulam Khandaker

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:15

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The main objectives of this study were to describe and compare the microbiota of 1) deep dentinal lesions of deciduous teeth of children affected with severe early childhood caries (S-ECC) and 2) the unstimula...

    Authors: Eimear Hurley, Maurice P. J. Barrett, Martin Kinirons, Helen Whelton, C. Anthony Ryan, Catherine Stanton, Hugh M. B. Harris and Paul W. O’Toole

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:13

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