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  1. Fully guided implant surgery as a technique is gaining popularity. It has been observed that use of surgical guides improves precision and predictability for dental implant placement. However, like any other n...

    Authors: Shishir Ram Shetty, Colin Murray, Sausan Al Kawas, Sara Jaser, Wael Talaat, Medhini Madi, Vinayak Kamath, Nisha Manila, Raghavendra Shetty and Vidya Ajila
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:336
  2. Periodontitis has a high prevalence and uncertain recurrence. Unlike the pro-inflammatory cytokine profile, little is known about the anti-inflammatory cytokine and antimicrobial peptide overview following tre...

    Authors: David Madruga, Miguel M Garcia, Luca Martino, Haidar Hassan, Ghada Elayat, Lucy Ghali and Laura Ceballos
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:335
  3. Xerostomia (dryness of the mouth) is one of the most common long-term consequences of ageing, and it causes a tremendous impact on the function and morphology of the salivary ductal system. As a consequence, i...

    Authors: Ramya Ramadoss, Rajkumar Krishnan, Swarnalakshmi Raman, Rajashree Padmanaban, Nagarathinam Anbuelangovan and Rajalakshmanan Eswaramoorthy
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:334
  4. Tooth loss may be a surrogate for systemic health and aging. However, no previous studies have systematically assessed multiple outcomes relevant to aging trajectory in this area, and many important confounder...

    Authors: Yang Li, Chuan-Long Huang, Xiu-Zhen LU, Zi-Qing Tang, Yuan-Yin Wang, Ying Sun and Xin Chen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:333
  5. Despite significant progress in the control of oral diseases since the discovery of fluoride in the 1940s, dental caries and periodontal diseases continue to affect a significant proportion of the population, ...

    Authors: Heather Leggett, Karen Vinall-Collier, Julia Csikar and Gail Veronica Ann Douglas
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:332
  6. Graphene quantum dots (GQDs), a type of carbon-based nanomaterial, have remarkable biological, physical, and chemical properties. This study investigated the biological mechanisms of the proliferation and oste...

    Authors: Wanshan Gao, Yan Liang, Dongyan Wu, Sicheng Deng and Rongmin Qiu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:331
  7. Long-term use of anti-resorptive or anti-angiogenic drugs in cancer patients with odontogenic infections may lead to medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ). This study investigated whether anti-an...

    Authors: Ning Zhao, Qing-xiang Li, Yi-fei Wang, Qiao Qiao, Hong-yuan Huang, Chuan-bin Guo and Yu-xing Guo
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:330
  8. The cadherin-4 gene (CDH4), a member of the cadherin family genes, encodes R-cadherin (R-cad); however, the function of this gene in different types of cancer remains controversial. The function of CDH4 in OSC...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Ting Lan, Da-Li Zheng, Lin-Can Ding and You-Guang Lu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:329
  9. Sexual dimorphism is obvious not only in the overall architecture of human body, but also in intraoral details. Many studies have found a correlation between gender and morphometric features of teeth, such as ...

    Authors: Yimei Zhou, Fulin Jiang, Fangyuan Cheng and Juan Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:327
  10. This study aimed to assess the alveolar bone changes following maxillary and mandibular molars’ intrusion and extrusion movements using Clear Aligners using Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).

    Authors: Leena Ali Al-Warafi, Naseem Ali Al-Worafi, Maged Ali Al-Aroomi, Najah Alhashimi, Majedh Abdo Ali Alsomairi, Remsh Khaled Al-Rokhami, Xi Chen and Maged Sultan Alhammadi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:326
  11. Occlusal splints are always applied on individuals with bruxism to reduce tooth wear and relieve orofacial symptoms such as myofascial pain. The stomatognathic system is mainly composed of tooth, occlusion, ma...

    Authors: Qun Lei, Dong Lin, Yuyu Liu, Kaijin Lin, Wenxiu Huang and Dong Wu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:325
  12. This study proposed a new classification method of bone quantity and quality at the dental implant site using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) image analysis, classifying cortical and cancellous bones sepa...

    Authors: Shiuan-Hui Wang, Jui-Ting Hsu, Lih-Jyh Fuh, Shin-Lei Peng, Heng-Li Huang and Ming-Tzu Tsai
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:324
  13. The literature recognizes food insecurity as a barrier to access to health care services. However, we know very little about the association between food insecurity and unmet dental care needs among older peop...

    Authors: Daniel Amoak, Joseph Asumah Braimah, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Yujiro Sano, Nancy Osei-Kye, Florence Wullo Anfaara, Roger Antabe and Ebenezer Dassah
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:323
  14. Implant design and apical stability are principal parameters involved in achieving successful primary stability. Using polyurethane models to simulate post-extraction sockets, we investigated the effects of u...

    Authors: Marcelo Sales Cavalcante, Marcelo Ferraro-Bezerra, Paulo Goberlanio de Barros Silva, Gabriel Silva Andrade, Phillipe Nogueira Barbosa Alencar, Josfran da Silva Ferreira Filho, Lucas Alexandre Maia, Raul Anderson Domingues Alves da Silva, Danna Mota Moreira and Rafael Linard Avelar
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:322
  15. The aim of this study was to present comprehensive skeletal, dental and facial aesthetic outcomes and long-term stability of maxillary anterior segmental distraction osteogenesis (MASDO) for the treatment of m...

    Authors: Liwen Qian, Yufen Qian and Wener Chen
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:321
  16. Surveys are a widely used research method in dentistry in different specialities. The study aimed to determine the quality of survey-based research reports published in dentistry journals from 2015 to 2019.

    Authors: Manuel Antonio Mattos-Vela, Teresa Angélica Evaristo-Chiyong and Kariem Siquero-Vera
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:320
  17. Osteoporosis (OP) and periodontal disease (PD) are two common health issues that threaten the older population and potentially connected each other in the context of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Dysregulat...

    Authors: Jing Ni, Qiong Zhang and Fei Lei
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:318
  18. The purpose of this study was to investigate the socket healing outcome after alveolar ridge preservation at infected molar sites using an erbium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Er:YAG) laser.

    Authors: Yong Zhou, Fengying Sun, Zhoujing Zhang, Xinxiu Duan, Xianyan Long, Xiang Liu, Duohong Zou and Jiacai He
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:317
  19. There was an immense need for studies evaluating the oral health status of Syrian children with congenital heart disease (CHD) and its impact on their quality of life. No contemporary data are available. The o...

    Authors: Shouq Sharar Bsesa, Samir Srour and Mayssoon Dashash
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:316
  20. This study aims to evaluate three types of manual toothbrushes [Cross action (CA), Flat trim (FT), and orthodontic type (OT)] in terms of efficacy in plaque removal in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic tre...

    Authors: Fathima Fazrina Farook, Abdulmajeed Alrumi, Khaled Aldalaan, Khansa Ababneh, Abdulsalam Alshammari, Amani Abdullah Al-Khamees and Farraj Albalawi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:315
  21. Nance–Horan syndrome (NHS; MIM 302,350) is an extremely rare X-linked dominant disease characterized by ocular and dental anomalies, intellectual disability, and facial dysmorphic features.

    Authors: Yeliz Guven, Hilal Piril Saracoglu, Sermin Dicle Aksakal, Tugba Kalayci, Umut Altunoglu, Zehra Oya Uyguner, Serpil Eraslan, Esra Borklu and Hulya Kayserili
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:314
  22. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological pattern of maxillofacial fractures in northwestern China by retrospectively analysing the demographics, aetiologies, concomitant injuries, fracture si...

    Authors: Jingjing Mao, Xiaojie Li, Kun Cao, Jiawen Xue, Min Wang, Di Yan and Zhongwei Zhou
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:313
  23. This study was conducted to detect the overall performance of both static and dynamic occlusion in post-orthodontic patients using quantified methods, and to ascertain the correlation between the two states of...

    Authors: Menglin Wang, Le Liu, Xihua Ma, Xiang Jin, Zhenbao Zhang, Xiangmin Jia, Jiadong Fan, Haoning Tang and Yanfeng Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:312
  24. Dental practitioners have a high risk of contracting COVID-19 during the treatment of patients because of exposure to airborne droplets. However, the application of pre-procedure treatment screening in dental ...

    Authors: Armelia Sari Widyarman, Moehamad Orliando Roeslan and Iwan Dewanto
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:311
  25. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) are commonly used for managing psychological diseases such as depression. These disorders are also directly associated with periodontal and peri-implant diseases,...

    Authors: Shatha Subhi ALHarthi, Munerah S. BinShabaib, Abdulrahman Alwahibi, Shahinaz Gamal, Eldin Elashiry Jr., Sarah E. Almershed, Haifa Abdulrahman Alkhamis and Lamyia Anweigi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:310
  26. Numerous clinical variables may influence early marginal bone loss (EMBL), including surgical, prosthetic and host-related factors. Among them, bone crest width plays a crucial role: an adequate peri-implant b...

    Authors: Marco Cicciù, Umberto Pratella, Luca Fiorillo, Fabio Bernardello, Francesco Perillo, Antonio Rapani, Claudio Stacchi and Teresa Lombardi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:309
  27. Few trials have compared the results of surgical treatment for peri-implantitis based on severity of peri-implantitis and surgical method. This study investigated the survival rate of implants based on type of...

    Authors: Sooshin Hwang, Hee-min Lee, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:308
  28. Oral midazolam and nitrous oxide inhalation were commonly used sedative and analgesic techniques during tooth extraction. It is still controversial whether oral midazolam can replace the nitrous oxide inhalati...

    Authors: Xia Li, Yali Liu, Chengjun Li and Jiexue Wang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:307
  29. Symmetry is critical in perceived attractiveness, especially in female faces. The palate determines the teeth’ alignment and supports facial soft tissues. Therefore, the study aimed to assess the effects of se...

    Authors: Botond Simon, Francesco Guido Mangano, Adrienn Pál, István Simon, Dalma Pellei, Arvin Shahbazi and János Vág
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:305
  30. Periodontitis-related attachment loss is accompanied by mucosal bleeding and inflammatory lesions. Dietary vitamin K and fibre intake are known to be correlation factors of haemostasis and anti-inflammation, r...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Chuai, Bichong Dai, Xiaoyun Liu, Menglin Hu, Yuanyin Wang and Hengguo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:303
  31. To model the effect of isolated bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) on changes in posterior (PSD), superior (SSD), and medial space dimensions (MSD) of the temporomandibular joint.

    Authors: Linus Christian Hupp, Michael Verius, Annika Bertram, Andreas Kolk and Rüdiger Emshoff
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:302
  32. The sella turcica (ST) is a crucial landmark in orthodontics. It is utilized as a reliable predictor of future growth of the skeletal pattern, assisting in early diagnosis and promoting better treatment planni...

    Authors: Nouran Seifeldin, Ahmed Eltimamy and Nora Al Abbady
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:301
  33. Splinted multiunit cement-retained restorations with screw access channels over engaging abutments are viable implant prosthetic options. However, information regarding the maximum degree of divergence between...

    Authors: Mohamed Moataz Khamis, Niveen Hazem Zakaria, Khaled Mohamed Farrag and Salma Abolgheit
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:300
  34. Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecalis) is frequently isolated from root canals with failed root canal treatments. Due to the strong ability of E. faecalis to resist many often-used antimicrobials, coping with E. fae...

    Authors: Silei Lv, Wei Fan and Bing Fan
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:299
  35. Few studies have evaluated the effects of the crown-to-implant (C/I) ratio on the marginal bone level (MBL) and bone density in non-splinted single implants. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of C...

    Authors: Ziyuan Chen, Weiting Li and Peng Li
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:298
  36. Odontogenic fibroma (OF) is a rare benign odontogenic tumor of ectomesenchymal origin, mostly affecting the tooth-bearing portions of the jaws in middle-aged patients. Whilst small lesions tend to be clinicall...

    Authors: Clemens Raabe, Matthias Dettmer, Daniel Baumhoer and Valerie G. A. Suter
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:297
  37. The purpose of this study was to assess morphological changes of the upper anterior alveolus after retraction of a maxillary incisor by applying three-dimensional (3D) superimposition of pretreatment (T1) and ...

    Authors: Hong Liu, Xun Xi and Dongxu Liu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:295
  38. Oral health plays a role in overall health, indicating the need to identify barriers to accessing oral care. The objective of this study was to identify barriers to accessing oral health care and examine the a...

    Authors: Vanessa De Rubeis, Ying Jiang, Margaret de Groh, Lisette Dufour, Annie Bronsard, Howard Morrison and Carol W. Bassim
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:294
  39. Patients with fixed orthodontic appliances have higher plaque accumulation and gingival inflammation. Our aim was to compare the effectiveness of a light emitting diode (LED) toothbrush with a manual toothbrus...

    Authors: Chavirakarn Manphibool, Oranart Matangkasombut, Soranun Chantarangsu and Pintu-on Chantarawaratit
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:293
  40. To investigate the effects of metformin (MF) treatment on the matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and proinflammatory cytokines production from lipopolysaccharide (LPS) - stimulated human gingival fibroblasts (HG...

    Authors: Nouf Alshibani, Reem AlKattan, Eman Allam, Fahad A. Alshehri, Manal Matouq Shalabi, Nada Almuhanna, Houriah Almarshad and Anfal Aljamili
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:292
  41. The clinician should have complete knowledge of the normal anatomy of the root as well as complexities in the root canal configuration for a better outcome, as missed or improper handling of the canal system c...

    Authors: Mohmed Isaqali Karobari, Azhar Iqbal, Jamaluddin Syed, Rumesa Batul, Abdul Habeeb Adil, Sara Akili Khawaji, Mohammed Howait, Osama Khattak and Tahir Yusuf Noorani
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:291
  42. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of dietary supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) combined with scaling and root pla...

    Authors: Mirella Stańdo-Retecka, Paweł Piatek, Magdalena Namiecinska, Radosław Bonikowski, Przemyslaw Lewkowicz and Natalia Lewkowicz
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:290
  43. The inflammation of dental pulp will also trigger an immune response. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the immune cell’s function and explore their regulatory molecules and signal pathways in pulpitis.

    Authors: Jing Wang, Junxia Qiao, Lili Ma, Xin Li, Chengshi Wei, Xiufen Tian and Kun Liu
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:287
  44. Aphthous stomatitis is one of the most common oral mucosal diseases. Due to the commonness of recurrent aphthous stomatitis and considering the anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and tissue regenerative properties ...

    Authors: Tahereh Molania, Jafar Akbari, Amirhossein Babaei, Anahita Lotfizadeh, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Abbas Mesgarani, Anahita Baasl and Maede Salehi
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2023 23:285

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