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Clinical oral healthcare research

Section edited by Anton Sculean and Alpdogan Kantarci

This section looks to publish studies done in a clinical setting that evaluate either existing or new treatments or preventative techniques for oral disease; randomised clinical trials and systematic reviews are especially encouraged

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  1. 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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  2. 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

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  3. A novel sodium fluoride toothpaste containing lactate ion and polyvinylmethylether-maleic anhydride has been developed to promote enamel remineralisation and resistance to demineralisation. In this in situ stu...

    Authors: Jonathan E. Creeth, Gary R. Burnett, Audrey Souverain, Paola Gomez-Pereira, Domenick T. Zero, Frank Lippert and Anderson T. Hara

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:118

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  4. The biologic width is defined as the coronal dimension to the alveolar bone that is occupied by healthy gingival tissue. The objective of the present study was to correlate radiographic findings of biologic wi...

    Authors: Bruna Almeida Silva Carvalho, César Augusto Barroso Duarte, Jaciara Fagundes Silva, Walter Winícius da Silva Batista, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-de-Oliveira, Evandro Silveira de Oliveira, Luana de Goés Soares, Endi Lanza Galvão, Gabriela Rocha-Gomes, José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Patrícia Furtado Gonçalves and Olga Dumont Flecha

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:116

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Increased tooth mobility persists after fixed orthodontic appliance removal, which is therapeutically utilized for post-treatment finishing with positioners. As such a fine adjustment is only required for sele...

    Authors: L. Keilig, J. Goedecke, C. Bourauel, N. Daratsianos, C. Dirk, A. Jäger and A. Konermann

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:114

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Supernumerary teeth (ST) is defined as an additional number of teeth compared to the normal dental formula. The prevalence rate of ST varies from 0.5 to 3.8% in the permanent dentition. When ST located distal ...

    Authors: An Lao, Siyuan Bi, Haoran Cheng, Tiehan Lai, Shengbin Huang and Shufan Zhao

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:112

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Endodontic diseases, such as apical periodontitis, communicate with periodontitis and mutually exacerbate them. However, it remains unclear whether pulp condition is a risk factor for periodontal disease. The ...

    Authors: Tomotaka Kato, Natsuki Fujiwara, Ryutaro Kuraji and Yukihiro Numabe

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:109

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) plays an important role in many physiological processes, including bone regeneration. The function of PTHrP is similar to PTH. It promotes osteogenic differentiation...

    Authors: Mi-Ra Kim, Sung-Hyeon Choi, Bin-Na Lee, Kyung-San Min and Yun-Chan Hwang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:101

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The decision to initiate dialysis treatment via haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) often involves the consideration of complex factors and remains a matter of debate. The purpose of this study was ...

    Authors: Bojana Križan Smojver, Karmela Altabas, Mladen Knotek, Nikolina Bašić Jukić and Andrej Aurer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:95

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The lack of evidence for the effective management of carious lesions in children’s primary teeth has caused uncertainty for the dental profession and patients. Possible approaches include conventional and biol...

    Authors: Zoe Marshman, Jennifer E. Kettle, Richard D. Holmes, Kathryn B. Cunningham, Ruth Freeman, Barry J. Gibson, Elaine McColl, Anne Maguire, Gail V. A. Douglas, Janet E. Clarkson and Nicola P. T. Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:64

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  11. Topical 0.12% chlorhexidine has been used widely to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. However, it is not approved for mucosal application in Japan. The aims...

    Authors: Shoma Tsuda, Sakiko Soutome, Saki Hayashida, Madoka Funahara, Souichi Yanamoto and Masahiro Umeda

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:62

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  12. Non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) known as gold standard treatment in managing periodontitis. The aim of this study was to investigate the response of NSPT in periodontitis subjects who were obese. Clini...

    Authors: Khairunnisa Md Tahir, Ainul Haliza Ab Malek, Rathna Devi Vaithilingam, Roslan Saub, Syarida Hasnur Safii, Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, Fathilah Abdul Razak, Aied M Alabsi and Nor Adinar Baharuddin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:52

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  13. The aim of our study was to perform a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis in order to investigate relationship between drug use and oral health.

    Authors: Mohsen Yazdanian, Bahram Armoon, Alireza Noroozi, Rasool Mohammadi, Amir-Hosein Bayat, Elahe Ahounbar, Peter Higgs, Hormoz Sanaei Nasab, Azadeh Bayani and Morteza Hemmat

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:44

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  14. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of ozonized water on pain, oedema and trismus after impacted third molar mandibular surgeries when compared to double distilled water. A randomized triple blind trial ...

    Authors: José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-de-Oliveira, Larissa Doalla Almeida e Silva, Saulo Gabriel Moreira Falci and Cássio Roberto Rocha dos Santos

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:41

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  15. Previous genome-wide association studies have identified a link between the rs13041247 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the chromosome 20q12 locus and the development of the congenital malformation kn...

    Authors: Liheng Huang, Xinglong Liang, Yangzhan Ou, Shijie Tang and Yunpu He

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:39

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  16. Perception of pain associated with intraoral radiography in pediatric patients was evaluated through statistical comparisons of data obtained using the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Raiting Scale (WBFPRS) and visual a...

    Authors: Serife Ozdemir, Aysenur Parlakyıldız Gokce and Tugba Unver

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:33

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  17. To report a case of type III dens invaginatus associated with peri-invagination periodontitis in an immature permanent mandibular central incisor with open apex, in which only the invagination area was treated...

    Authors: Ju-Kyung Lee, Jae Joon Hwang and Hyeon-Cheol Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:29

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Implantoplasty is an option in peri-implantitis treatment, but little is known about the effect on the soft tissue. The aim of the study was to characterize surface roughness following experimental implantopla...

    Authors: Mehrnaz Beheshti Maal, Stig Aanerød Ellingsen, Janne Elin Reseland and Anders Verket

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:25

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  19. Appropriate mechanical stimulation is essential for bone homeostasis in healthy periodontal tissues. While the osteogenesis and osteoclast differentiation of inflammatory periodontal ligament cells under diffe...

    Authors: Ru Jia, Yingjie Yi, Jie Liu, Dandan Pei, Bo Hu, Huanmeng Hao, Linyue Wu, Zhenzhen Wang, Xiao Luo and Yi Lu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:7

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  20. The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ (PedsQL™) Oral Health Scale was developed to measure oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). The aim of this study was to cross-culturally adapt the parent-report...

    Authors: Claudia Atala-Acevedo, Carlos Zaror, Gerardo Espinoza-Espinoza, Patricia Muñoz-Millán, Sergio Muñoz, María José Martínez-Zapata and Montse Ferrer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2020 20:6

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  21. This systematic review with meta-analyses sought to answer whether casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) provided a remineralizing benefit superior to that of nonintervention or placebo.

    Authors: Xueling Ma, Xuandong Lin, Tengfei Zhong and Fangfang Xie

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:295

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  22. In addition to visit purpose, one of the environmental factors that can cause anxiety prior to dental treatment includes the waiting room experience, specifically the amount of time spent awaiting treatment an...

    Authors: Avia Fux-Noy, Maayan Zohar, Karin Herzog, Aviv Shmueli, Elinor Halperson, Moti Moskovitz and Diana Ram

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:294

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  23. Evidence of the cost-effectiveness of school-based first permanent molar sealants programs is not yet fully conclusive. The aim of this study was to determine the incremental cost-utility ratio (ICUR) of schoo...

    Authors: Gerardo Espinoza-Espinoza, Gilda Corsini, Rubén Rojas, Rodrigo Mariño and Carlos Zaror

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:293

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  24. Xerostomia caused by radiation-induced salivary glands injury has a considerable impact on patients’ quality of life. Nowadays, the existed different methods of evaluating xerostomia in clinical practice there...

    Authors: Dai Shi, Jian-Jun Qian, Guo-Hua Fan, Jun-Kang Shen, Ye Tian and Liang Xu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:288

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  25. Peripheral giant cell granuloma (PGCG) is an uncommon pathology that affects gingival or alveolar mucosa. Although PGCG can be associated with dental implants, little is known about this lesion and implant oss...

    Authors: Rafaela Carriço Porto Baesso, Maria Carolina de Lima Jacy Monteiro Barki, Rebeca de Souza Azevedo, Karla Bianca Fernandes da Costa Fontes, Débora Lima Pereira, Renata Tucci, Fábio Ramôa Pires and Bruna Lavinas Sayed Picciani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:283

    Content type: Case report

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  26. There seems to be no consensus on the prescription of prophylactic antibiotics in oral implant surgery. The Dutch Association of Oral Implantology (NVOI) guidelines do not include a clear policy on prophylacti...

    Authors: Fabio Rodríguez Sánchez, Iciar Arteagoitia, Carlos Rodríguez Andrés and Josef Bruers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:281

    Content type: Research article

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  27. A knowledge regarding anatomical variants is important to achieve success in endodontic treatment. Root canal treatment of mandibular first premolars (PM1 s) is challenging due to the existence of numerous var...

    Authors: Young-Eun Jang, Yemi Kim, BomSahn Kim, Sin-Young Kim and Hyung-Jong Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:272

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  28. There are conflicting opinions about the contribution of malocclusions to the development of dental caries and periodontal disease. This study’s aim was to determine the association between specific malocclusi...

    Authors: Kikelomo Adebanke Kolawole and Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:262

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  29. Although several studies assessed the effect of bisphosphonate (BIS) administration on alveolar bone loss, this relationship has not been fully investigated using longitudinal analysis. The aim of the this art...

    Authors: Mohammad Helmi, Sara AlOsaimy, J. Max Goodson, Hatice Hasturk and Zuhair S. Natto

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:260

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  30. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is defined as childhood neurobehavioural disorder. Due to short attention span, oral hygiene and dental treatment of such individuals can be challenging. Aim of ...

    Authors: Vicky Ehlers, Angelika Callaway, Sophia Wantzen, Michael Patyna, James Deschner and Birgül Azrak

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:258

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  31. Oral lichenoid reaction (OLR) is a type IV cell-mediated immune response in the oral cavity. There is an established relationship between various dental materials and OLR, but few cases reports reported the oc...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ahmed Elhadad and Yasmine Gaweesh

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:250

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Aim of this work was to describe a rare inheritance pattern of Primary Failure of Eruption (PFE) in a small family with incomplete penetrance of PFE and a novel nonsense PTH1R variant.

    Authors: Cristina Grippaudo, Concetta Cafiero, Isabella D’Apolito, Agnese Re, Maurizio Genuardi, Pietro Chiurazzi and Sylvia A. Frazier-Bowers

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:249

    Content type: Case report

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  33. To develop an Italian version of the Craniofacial Pain Disability Inventory (CFPDI-I) and investigate its psychometric abilities in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD).

    Authors: Marco Monticone, Barbara Rocca, Paola Abelli, Simona Tecco, Tommaso Geri, Enrico Felice Gherlone, Deborah Luzzi and Marco Testa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:244

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  34. Follicular lymphoid hyperplasia (FLH) is characterized by an increased number and size of lymphoid follicles. In some cases, the etiology of FLH is unclear. FLH in the oral and maxillofacial region is an uncom...

    Authors: Masato Watanabe, Ai Enomoto, Yuya Yoneyama, Michihide Kohno, On Hasegawa, Yoko Kawase-Koga, Takafumi Satomi and Daichi Chikazu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:243

    Content type: Case report

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  35. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and periodontal disease are inter-related conditions. However, factors predictive of periodontal disease progression in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (eRA) are lacking. The...

    Authors: Ana María Heredia-P, Gloria Inés Lafaurie, Wilson Bautista-Molano, Tamy Goretty Trujillo, Philippe Chalem-Choueka, Juan M Bello-Gualtero, Cesar Pacheco-Tena, Lorena Chila-Moreno and Consuelo Romero-Sánchez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:240

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  36. Good oral health has been associated with better quality of life and general health. In the Caribbean, there have been no studies regarding the association between oral health conditions and the quality of lif...

    Authors: J R Collins, A R Elías, M Brache, K Veras, G Ogando, M Toro, S Rivas-Tumanyan and A B Rajendra

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:234

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  37. Accurate prediction of the behaviour of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is necessary to determine prognosis and provide appropriate treatment. Therefore, it is important to investigate potential prognostic...

    Authors: Emily Ming-Chieh Lu, Jithendra Ratnayake and Alison Mary Rich

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:233

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Dentine hypersensitivity can impact functional status and everyday activities such as eating and talking. This study aimed to assess changes in oral health-related quality of life measures in individuals with ...

    Authors: Stephen Mason, Gary R. Burnett, Nisha Patel, Avinash Patil and Robert Maclure

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:226

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  39. Oxidative stress is involved in many diseases including diabetes and cancer. Numbers of studies have suggested its involvement in the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate...

    Authors: Ahmed Gharbi, Ali Hamila, Adel Bouguezzi, Azza Dandana, Salima Ferchichi, Fatiha Chandad, Leila Guezguez and Abdelhedi Miled

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:225

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  40. The purpose of this study was to investigate gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and serum folate-receptor 1 (FOLR1) levels in subjects with different periodontal status.

    Authors: Duygu Alkan, Berrak Guven, Cigdem Coskun Turer, Umut Balli and Murat Can

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:218

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  41. Clinical practice guidelines produced by developed countries seemed to be not completely feasible for developing countries due to their different local context. In this study, we designed a customized guidelin...

    Authors: Najmeh Savadi, Omid Barati, Hossein Mirhadi and Ali Golkari

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2019 19:217

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