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  1. The study assessed the association of country-level income inequalities with the percentage of schoolchildren toothbrushing-at-least-twice-daily; and the mediating effect of country-level unemployment rate and...

    Authors: Maha El Tantawi, Nourhan M. Aly and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:539
  2. Light-curing of materials during restorative dental procedures poses a risk for pulp tissue overheating. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of indirect air-cooling on pulp chamber t...

    Authors: Mathieu Mouhat, Lina Stangvaltaite-Mouhat, Emil Finnäs, Amani Andersen, Anneli Lirhus Evertsen and Bo W. Nilsen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:538
  3. As a minimally invasive tool for caries prevention tool, the pulsed erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) laser is being used in a large number of studies. Microorganisms are extremely vital in the occurrenc...

    Authors: Huang Wenyan, Zheng Pujue, Huang Yuhang, Liu Zhenni, Wu Yuejun, Wu Wenbin, Li Ziling, Janak L. Pathak and Zeng Sujuan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:537
  4. The incidence of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) continues to rise. OSCC is associated with a low average survival rate, and most patients have a poor disease prognosis because of delayed diagnosis....

    Authors: Yi-Ju Tseng, Yi-Cheng Wang, Pei-Chun Hsueh and Chih-Ching Wu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:534
  5. Patients with ocular loss tend to have physical and psychosocial difficulties. Maxillofacial prosthetic specialists involved in the treatment should be trained with competence to manage psychological complic...

    Authors: Natdhanai Chotprasert, Binit Shrestha, Patcharanin Thanasapburachot, Rattakan Kanpiputana and Kawin Sipiyaruk
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:533
  6. At present, there are still controversies about the influence of orthodontic treatment on the size of upper airway and the position of hyoid bone. We investigated the effect of orthodontic vertical control the...

    Authors: Yining Liu, Wenyuanfeng Chen, Yu Wei, Guorui Zhang, Xinzhu Zhang, Hasan M. Sharhan and Baocheng Cao
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:532
  7. Data regarding the efficacy of the dental clearance required prior to kidney transplantation (KT) for preventing post-transplant complications is controversial. The aim of this retrospective study was to inves...

    Authors: Renato Pol, Davide Camisassa, Marta Bezzi, Luca Savoldi, Federica Punzi, Massimo Carossa and Tiziana Ruggiero
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:530
  8. To date, the effects of different activation rates of miniscrew-supported expanders on the airway have not been compared. Hence, the purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate and compare the effects ...

    Authors: Yomna M. Yacout, Nadia M. El-Harouni and Ahmed M. Madian
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:529
  9. Recently, various kinds of heat-treated nickel-titanium (NiTi) glide path instruments have been manufactured. This study aimed to investigate design, phase transformation behavior, mechanical properties of Tru...

    Authors: Soram Oh, Ji-Yeon Seo, Ji-Eun Lee, Hyun-Jung Kim, Ji-Hyun Jang and Seok Woo Chang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:528
  10. To evaluate the effect of hard stabilization splints (HSS), counselling and exercise therapies, respectively, for the painful temporomandibular disorder (TMD) in patients seeking for orthodontic treatment thro...

    Authors: Junjie Chen, Ruoyu Ning and Yanqin Lu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:527
  11. There are no studies that have assessed advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and interleukin 17A (IL-17A) levels in whole saliva (WS) of patients with dental implants. The aim was to compare levels of AGEs a...

    Authors: Fawaz Al-Qahtani, Nasser Alqhtani, Darshan Devang Divakar, Fahad Alkhtani and Firas K. Alqarawi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:526
  12. Nanomaterials with superior properties such as high surface area over volume ratio are widely used in dentistry and medicine. This in vitro study was performed to synthesize and characterize nano bioactive gla...

    Authors: Tina Akbarzade, Abbas Farmany, Maryam Farhadian, Zahra Khamverdi and Ramtin Dastgir
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:525
  13. This study aimed to assess the effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy in patients with periodontitis.

    Authors: Fahimeh Rashidi Maybodi, Mahsa Fakhari and Fatemeh Tavakoli
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:521
  14. 2019 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The COVID-19 pandemic has already had a serious influence on human exist...

    Authors: Churen Zhang, Yuzhe Sun, Min Xu, Chang Shu, Zhaoguo Yue, Jianxia Hou and Dongchen Ou
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:520
  15. Broad spectrum antibiotics are often used for the prophylaxis of infectious endocarditis and treatment of odontogenic infections, but there are limited data related to antibiotic use and adherence to prescript...

    Authors: Safoura Sheikh Rezaei, Brigitte Litschauer, Karolina Anderle, Stephanie Maurer, Patrick Jan Beyers, Berthold Reichardt and Michael Wolzt
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:519
  16. Hormonal changes in women throughout life might affect the oral health. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between the Decayed, Missing, and Filled Teeth (DMFT) index and reproductive his...

    Authors: Sahra Hefzollesan, Nasrin Sharififard, Zeinab Mahboobi and Elnaz Faramarzi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:518
  17. The purpose of this study was to compare the usefulness of intraoral photographs, acquired with a household intraoral camera operating in conventional, calibrated, and polarized modes, with clinical examinatio...

    Authors: Shuting Chiu, Yeh Lee, Min Liu, Hu Chen, Hongqiang Ye and Yunsong Liu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:517
  18. Training dental and oral health behaviors by using appropriate training models and theories is an important issue in preventing dental and oral diseases. the present study aimed to investigate the effect of tr...

    Authors: Fatemeh Mohammadkhah, Ali Ramezankhani, Abolfazl Atashpoosh, Farzaneh Ahmady Moghadam, Maryam Bakhtiar and Ali Khani Jeihooni
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:515
  19. Erosion is one of the most common and basic lesions of oral mucosal diseases. Long-term refractory oral erosions, induced by autoimmune blistering diseases, infectious diseases, malignant diseases, and some ra...

    Authors: Yuqi Wu, You Zhang, Chunyu Li, Yulang Xie, Sixin Jiang, Yuchen Jiang, Yan Qiu, Xiaobo Luo and Qianming Chen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:514
  20. Oral diseases are features of COVID-19 infection. There is, however, little known about oral diseases associated with COVID-19 in adolescents and young adults (AYA). Therefore, the aim of this study was to ass...

    Authors: Heba Jafar Sabbagh, Wafaa Abdelaziz, Maryam Quritum, Rana Abdullah Alamoudi, Nada Abu Bakr AlKhateeb, Joud Abourdan, Nafeesa Qureshi, Shabnum Qureshi, Ahmed H. N. Hamoud, Nada Mahmoud, Ruba Odeh, Nuraldeen Maher Al-Khanati, Rawiah Jaber, Abdulrahman Loaie Balkhoyor, Mohammed Shabi, Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan…
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:513
  21. There has been a lack of qualitative work investigating the effects of the wide range of gum-related symptoms, and the perceived everyday impacts associated with these including on quality of life. While perio...

    Authors: Tom Broomhead, B Gibson, CR Parkinson, MV Vettore and SR Baker
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:512
  22. Changes in alveolar bone dimension after tooth extraction may affect placement of the subsequent implant, resulting in ridge deficiency that can adversely impact long-term implant stability or aesthetics. Alve...

    Authors: Haoyun Zhang, Yiping Wei, Tao Xu, Min Zhen, Cui Wang, Ziyao Han, Wenjie Hu and Kwok-Hung Chung
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:511
  23. Laryngeal cancer (LC) is the second frequent malignant head and neck cancer around world, while LC patients’ prognosis is unsatisfactory. This study aims to investigate the prognostic value of tumor mutation b...

    Authors: Dong Yang, Juan Liu, Naibin Liu, Chunlei Yin, Huan Zhang and Jianhua Xu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:510
  24. Oral health is a window to a patient’s general well-being. Balance in oral microbiome functions is crucial for health maintenance. A state of oral dysbiosis may lead to a variety of local and systemic patholog...

    Authors: R. Dudek-Wicher, A. F. Junka, P. Migdał, A. Korzeniowska-Kowal, A. Wzorek and M. Bartoszewicz
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:509
  25. Previous studies of pulpal blood flow (PBF) changes in anterior teeth have been limited in the early phase of orthodontic treatment; less is known about the blood supply of anterior teeth in bimaxillary protru...

    Authors: Runzhi Guo, Qianyao Yu, Yifan Lin, Jing Li, Yiping Huang and Weiran Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:508
  26. It is difficult to distinguish the clinical and histopathological aspects of oral lichen planus lesions from those of oral lichenoid reaction. Some criteria were proposed to distinguish them, mainly because th...

    Authors: Juliana Tristão Werneck, Lúcio Souza Gonçalves, Letícia Côgo Marques and Arley Silva Junior
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:507
  27. To quantitatively assess periodontal soft tissue changes, including gingival thickness and keratinized gingiva width after periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO) surgery by digital measuremen...

    Authors: Ye Han, Lili Miao, Jian Liu, Xiao Xu, Zhaoguo Yue, Min Xu, Chang Shu, Li Xu and Jianxia Hou
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:506
  28. The green synthesis of nanoparticles has recently opened up a new route in material production. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of nanohydroxyapatite (nHA) synthesized from Elaeagnus angustifolia

    Authors: Ehsaneh Azaryan, Mohammad Yahya Hanafi-Bojd, Esmat Alemzadeh, Fariba Emadian Razavi and Mohsen Naseri
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:505
  29. Guided endodontics is a successful technique that has been gradually applied to endodontic therapy in recent years without being affected by the operator’s experience. However, the guided bur produces excessiv...

    Authors: Cuifeng Zhang, Xiao Zhao, Cheng Chen, Jingyan Wang, Peiyu Gu, Junchi Ma, Daming Wu and Jin Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:504
  30. The type of suture used in periodontal surgery can affect post-surgical complications. This study aimed to compare simple with cross-mattress sutures for nondisplaced flaps of the maxillary molar region.

    Authors: Hossein Babazade, Farshad Vossough, Nafise Maftouhi and Shokoofeh Konarizadeh
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:503
  31. Informed consent is grounded in the principle of autonomy and represents patients’ right to participate in clinical decisions regarding their treatment. It is equally an ethical and legal requirement in dental...

    Authors: David Nono, Edward Mapley, Charles Mugisha Rwenyonyi and Isaac Okullo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:501
  32. Despite the popularity of clear aligner treatment, the effect of the thickness of these aligners has not been fully investigated. The objective of this study was to assess the effects of incisor torque compens...

    Authors: Yuxun Cheng, Xulin Liu, Xin Chen, Xin Li, Shishu Fang, Wei Wang, Yanning Ma and Zuolin Jin
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:499
  33. Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) remains a challenge for clinicians underlining the gap in the literature regarding the condition. The study aimed to record knowledge and attitudes of Greek dentists rega...

    Authors: Kyriaki Seremidi, Stefanie Amend, Norbert Krämer and Sotiria Gizani
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:498
  34. An ideal relationship of anterior teeth is closely related to postoperative function, stability, and aesthetics. Therefore, it is necessary to estimate the proportion of anterior teeth when communicating with ...

    Authors: Guanning Zhang, Qingchen Feng, Xiaoyu Wei, Ke Xing, Hongxiang Mei, Jiawei Zhou, Chen Jiang and Juan Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:495
  35. Short-term sintering may offer advantages including saving time and energy but there is limited evidence on the effect that altering sintering time has on the accuracy of monolithic zirconia crowns. The purpos...

    Authors: Yunus Emre Ozden, Mustafa Baris Guncu, Guliz Aktas and Senay Canay
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:493
  36. Periodontal diseases are pathological processes resulting from infections and inflammation affecting the periodontium or the tissue surrounding and supporting the teeth. Pathogenic bacteria living in complex b...

    Authors: Md Mahamudul Haque, Katherine Yerex, Anastasia Kelekis-Cholakis and Kangmin Duan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:492
  37. Oral streptococci represent the causing microorganism for infective endocarditis (IE) in many patients. The impact of oral infections is questioned, and it has been suggested that bacteraemia due to daily rout...

    Authors: Therese Thoresen, Stina Jordal, Stein- Atle Lie, Friederike Wünsche, Martha Rolland Jacobsen and Bodil Lund
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2022 22:491

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