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  1. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity and significantly impacts the health-related quality of life. Oral infections have been linked to cardiovascular diseases su...

    Authors: Tahereh Molania, Ali Malekzadeh Shafaroudi, Mehdi Taghavi, Hodis Ehsani, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Azam Haddadi, Negar Gholizadeh and Maede Salehi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:391

    Content type: Research

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  2. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of mineralized collagen (MC) versus anorganic bovine bone (Bio-Oss) for immediate implant placement in esthetic area.

    Authors: Yan Dai, Jin Xu, Xiao-Hui Han, Fu-Zhai Cui, Dong-Sheng Zhang and Sheng-Yun Huang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:390

    Content type: Research article

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  3. "SOS teeth" are teeth that need to be treated first, and represent dental teeth with deep caries seen clinically and radiographically which may require root canal treatment or extraction. The aims of the prese...

    Authors: Itzhak Abramovitz, Avraham Zini, Ortal Kessler Baruch, Ron Kedem, Noam E. Protter, Boaz Shay, Nirit Yavnai, Dorit Zur, Eitan Mijiritsky and Galit Almoznino

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:389

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Periodontitis is one of major oral diseases, which has no consensus on early screening tool. This study aimed to compare the association and screening ability of S100A8 and S100A9 in saliva, blood and gingival...

    Authors: Hyun-Duck Kim, Sandeep Karna, YooJin Shin, Huong Vu, Hyun-Jae Cho and Sungtae Kim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:388

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Salivary fistula is a relatively common complication in patients who have undergone a parotidectomy. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of bipolar coagulation forceps use on salivary fist...

    Authors: Kun Wu, Keke Zhu, Yingxi Ye, Sainan Li, Hanjiang Wu and Sheng Zhang

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:387

    Content type: Research article

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  6. This study aimed to investigate, if different physiological concentrations of vitamin D (25(OH)D3) and single nucleotide polymorphisms in vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene have an impact on gene expression in human p...

    Authors: Erika Calvano Küchler, Agnes Schröder, Vinicius Broska Teodoro, Ute Nazet, Rafaela Scariot, Gerrit Spanier, Peter Proff and Christian Kirschneck

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:386

    Content type: Research

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  7. Pathologically elevated levels of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) and Lactoferrin in oral fluids have been associated with the presence of gingivitis/periodontitis. This study aimed to assess the origin of ...

    Authors: Liza L. Ramenzoni, Deborah Hofer, Alex Solderer, Daniel Wiedemeier, Thomas Attin and Patrick R. Schmidlin

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:385

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Poor oral health in pregnancy can be associated with poor pregnancy outcome, however, dental consultation among pregnant women appears to be low.

    Authors: Chidozie Onwuka, Chidinma Ifechi Onwuka, Emeka Ifeanyi Iloghalu, Peter Chukwudi Udealor, Euzebus Chinonye Ezugwu, Ifeanyi Emmanuel Menuba, Emmanuel Onyebuchi Ugwu and Chinyere Ututu

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:384

    Content type: Research

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  9. People experiencing homelessness have high levels of dental decay, oral cancer and poor oral health-related quality of life. The Scottish Government sought to address these issues by developing a national oral...

    Authors: Laura Beaton, Gerry Humphris, Andrea Rodriguez and Ruth Freeman

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:383

    Content type: Research

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  10. Radicular cysts may enlarge considerably, cause extensive bone destruction, and jeopardize the integrity of the associated vital teeth. The different treatment approaches are aimed mainly at eliminating the cy...

    Authors: Ahmed Elhakim, Sunil Kim, Euiseong Kim and Alaa H. Elshazli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:382

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Sufficient biofilm removal in the furcation area (FA) is a major challenge in the clinical practice of supportive periodontal therapy. The aim of the present experimental study was to simulate subgingival clea...

    Authors: Miriam Seidel, Hannah Borenius, Susanne Schorr, David Christofzik and Christian Graetz

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:381

    Content type: Research

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  12. The incisal guidance angle (IGA) is related to temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and changes to the IGA are often involved in the prosthetic and orthodontic treatment of anterior teeth. However, the influence of ...

    Authors: Ying Li, Wenwen Zhou, Yan Wu, Hongwei Dai and Jianping Zhou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:380

    Content type: Research

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  13. Shaping ability of a file plays an important role during instrumentation in an endodontic treatment. This study aimed to compare the shaping ability of OneShape (OS), Hero Shaper (HS), and Revo-S (RS) instrume...

    Authors: Pouyan Vakili-Gilani, Saeid Tavanafar, Abdul Rahman Mohammad Saleh and Hamideh Karimpour

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:378

    Content type: Research

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  14. Dental caries is one of the most common chronic diseases and is influenced by a complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors. Most previous genetic studies of caries have focused on identifying genes...

    Authors: Rasha N. Alotaibi, Brian J. Howe, Jonathan M. Chernus, Nandita Mukhopadhyay, Carla Sanchez, Frederic W. B. Deleyiannis, Katherine Neiswanger, Carmencita Padilla, Fernando A. Poletta, Ieda M. Orioli, Carmen J. Buxó, Jacqueline T. Hecht, George L. Wehby, Ross E. Long, Alexandre R. Vieira, Seth M. Weinberg…

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:377

    Content type: Research

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  15. Adult obesity has been associated with various systemic diseases and is an increasing problem in Bahrain. Recent evidence indicates a correlation between adult obesity and periodontitis. Hence the aim of this ...

    Authors: Leena Alsalihi, Crawford Bain, Alexander Milosevic, Amar Hassan, Abeer Janahi and Gowri Sivaramakrishnan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:376

    Content type: Research

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  16. Endodontic surgical procedures, when performed, require retrograde filling materials that are biocompatible, non-toxic, non-irritant, dimensionally stable, and ideally promote bone formation. Precise evaluatio...

    Authors: Ashraf Abou ElReash, Hamdi Hamama, John C. Comisi, Ahmed Zaeneldin and Xie Xiaoli

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:375

    Content type: Research

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  17. The Swedish Quality Registry for caries and periodontal disease (SKaPa) automatically collects data on caries and periodontitis from patients’ electronic dental records. Provided the data entries are reliable ...

    Authors: Tita Mensah, Sofia Tranæus, Andreas Cederlund, Aron Naimi-Akbar and Gunilla Klingberg

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:373

    Content type: Research

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  18. The burden of childhood dental caries amongst Indigenous Australians is higher than in other Australians. Because of differences in lifestyle and the evolutionary history of the oral microbiota, associated ris...

    Authors: Surani Fernando, Santosh Tadakamadla, Jeroen Kroon, Ratilal Lalloo and Newell W. Johnson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:372

    Content type: Research

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  19. Glass ionomer cements (GIC) have been considered the top option to restore primary teeth by dentists. The most common supply forms are hand mixed and encapsulated GIC. There is a lack of information about the ...

    Authors: Rodolfo de Carvalho Oliveira, Lucila Basto Camargo, Tatiane Fernandes Novaes, Laura Regina Antunes Pontes, Isabel Cristina Olegário, Thais Gimenez, Ana Laura Pássaro, Tamara Kerber Tedesco, Mariana Minatel Braga, Fausto Medeiros Mendes and Daniela Prócida Raggio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:371

    Content type: Research

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  20. Social determinants drive disparities in dental visiting. Disparities can be measured simply by comparing outcomes between groups (inequality) but can also consider concepts of social justice or fairness (ineq...

    Authors: Xiangqun Ju, Gloria C. Mejia, Qiang Wu, Huabin Luo and Lisa M. Jamieson

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:370

    Content type: Research

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  21. Reporting guidelines for different study designs are currently available to report studies with accuracy and transparency. There is a need to develop supplementary guideline items that are specific to areas wi...

    Authors: Jayakumar Jayaraman, Vineet Dhar, Kevin J. Donly, Ekta Priya, Daniela P. Raggio, Noel K. Childers, Timothy J. Wright, Venkateshbabu Nagendrababu, Mike Clarke, Nigel King, Jan Clarkson and Nicola P. T. Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:369

    Content type: Research

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  22. Dental caries is a significant public health problem in Iran. Teaching  minimally invasive interventions in paediatric dentistry may facilitate the provision of treatment for untreated dental caries in childre...

    Authors: S. Moradi, S. Sabbagh, L. Timms and V. Ravaghi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:368

    Content type: Research

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  23. Despite growing evidence to support the use of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) for managing carious lesions, and the increased interest in SDF worldwide, uptake in the UK remains limited. This study explored par...

    Authors: N. Seifo, H. Cassie, J. R. Radford and N. P. T. Innes

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:367

    Content type: Research

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  24. Dental fluorosis (DF) has been one of the most prevalent pediatric dental conditions associated with aesthetic concern and treatment needs. This study aimed to identify the longitudinal clinical change in the ...

    Authors: Alexandra Saldarriaga, Diego F. Rojas-Gualdrón, Manuel Restrepo, Diego Girotto Bussaneli, Camila Fragelli, Rita de Cássia Loiola Cordeiro, Lourdes Santos-Pinto and Fabiano Jeremias

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:366

    Content type: Research

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  25. The importance of efficient denture deposit removal and oral hygiene has been further underscored by the continuous increase of denture wearers. Denture hygiene management has also become an important aspect a...

    Authors: Jong-Hoon Kim, Ha-Neul Lee, Seong-Kyeong Bae, Dong-Ha Shin, Bon-Hwan Ku, Ho-Yong Park and Tae-Sook Jeong

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:365

    Content type: Research

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  26. Oral mucositis is one of the most emerging and debilitating complications of chemotherapy during the treatment period, which strongly affects the nutritional status and physical and mental condition of these p...

    Authors: Khodayar Oshvandi, Seyed Yaser Vafaei, Seyed Ramesh Kamallan, Salman Khazaei, Hossein Ranjbar and Fateme Mohammadi

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:364

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  27. The enrollment of international periodontal students in U.S. dental schools has been increasing in recent years. Interest in applying to a periodontics specialty program may differ between U.S and internationa...

    Authors: Andre Paes B. da Silva, Hazem Saqqal, Andrew Guirguis and Uma M. Irfan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:363

    Content type: Research

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  28. This paper compares the relationship between theoretically-driven mechanisms of change and clinical outcomes across two different interventions to improve oral hygiene of older adults participating in a group ...

    Authors: Jean Schensul, Susan Reisine, Apoorva Salvi, Toan Ha, James Grady and Jianghong Li

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:362

    Content type: Research

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  29. This study evaluates the particle dispersion involved in dental procedures carried out during orthodontic treatments. Variants such as temperature and relative humidity in the dental cabinet were considered.

    Authors: Inmaculada Martín-Quintero, Alberto Cervera-Sabater, Víctor Tapias-Perero, Iván Nieto-Sánchez and Javier de la Cruz-Pérez

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:361

    Content type: Research

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  30. Previous studies have reported conflicting findings between serum anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA) levels in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) participants with and without periodontitis (Pd). This study a...

    Authors: Pit Hui Lew, Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, Syarida Hasnur Safii, Nor Adinar Baharuddin, Peter Mark Bartold, Sargunan Sockalingam, Noor Lide Abu Kassim and Rathna Devi Vaithilingam

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:360

    Content type: Research

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  31. Research indicates that adolescents may have difficulties to adopt the tooth brushing recommendations delivered in prophylaxis programs. However, it is not clear whether these difficulties are seen amongst the...

    Authors: Zdenka Eidenhardt, Alexander Ritsert, Sadhvi Shankar-Subramanian, Stefanie Ebel, Jutta Margraf-Stiksrud and Renate Deinzer

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:359

    Content type: Research

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  32. To evaluate the root anatomy, root canal morphology and the anatomical relationship between the roots and maxillary sinus of maxillary second premolars by CBCT in a western Chinese population.

    Authors: Yujia Yan, JingLin Li, Hualing Zhu, Jun Liu, Jiayin Ren and Ling Zou

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:358

    Content type: Research

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  33. There is often anxiety among pregnant women about dental imaging during pregnancy. This may hinder some women from seeking dental treatment during pregnancy and consequently, may negatively affect the oral hea...

    Authors: Lina Bahanan, Abdulrahman Tehsin, Reyouf Mousa, Mohammed Albadi, Mohammed Barayan, Emad Khan and Hanadi Khalifah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:357

    Content type: Research

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  34. As the hard palate is a central structure of the skull, and its close relationship with the nasal cavity, oral cavity, and maxillary sinuses, it would be of interest to study if there is a relationship between...

    Authors: Murilo Miranda-Viana, Deborah Queiroz Freitas, Alessiana Helena Machado, Amanda Farias Gomes and Yuri Nejaim

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:356

    Content type: Research

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  35. To determine the association between oral health condition and development of frailty over a 12-month period in community-dwelling older adults.

    Authors: Laura Bárbara Velázquez-Olmedo, Socorro Aída Borges-Yáñez, Patricia Andrade Palos, Carmen García-Peña, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo and Sergio Sánchez-García

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:355

    Content type: Research

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  36. Endodontic treatment planning and treatment success evaluation are largely based on radiographic assessment of anatomical and treatment-related parameters of teeth with apical periodontitis (AP). This prospect...

    Authors: Jelena Gudac, Kristina Hellén-Halme and Vita Machiulskiene

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:354

    Content type: Research

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  37. Oral candidiasis is a common problem associated with head and neck radiation therapy (RT) consequences being pain, burning sensation, taste change, and systemic infection. There are difficulties in differentia...

    Authors: Imjai Chitapanarux, Somying Wongsrita, Patumrat Sripan, Panithan Kongsupapsiri, Panchalee Phakoetsuk, Siriarrayapa Chachvarat and Kittikun Kittidachanan

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:353

    Content type: Research

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  38. Oral microbiota is considered as the second most complex in the human body and its dysbiosis can be responsible for oral diseases. Interactions between the microorganism communities and the host allow establis...

    Authors: Simone G. Oliveira, Rafaela R. Nishiyama, Claudio A. C. Trigo, Ana Luiza Mattos-Guaraldi, Alberto M. R. Dávila, Rodrigo Jardim and Flavio H. B. Aguiar

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:351

    Content type: Research

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  39. Bond strength of orthodontic composite is strongly influenced by molecular and structural mechanisms. Aim of this in vitro study was to compare bond strength of light-cure orthodontic composites by measuring d...

    Authors: R. Condò, G. Mampieri, A. Cioffi, M. E. Cataldi, I. Frustaci, A. Giancotti, V. Campanella, V. Mussi, A. Convertino, L. Maiolo and G. Pasquantonio

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:350

    Content type: Research

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  40. This in-vitro study aimed to investigate the effect of two different antibacterial disinfectants on the microleakage performance of newly developed bulk-fill composite, bonded to different tooth structures.

    Authors: Mohammed Bin-Shuwaish, Alhanouf AlHussaini, Lina AlHudaithy, Shamma AlDukhiel, Abdullah AlJamhan and Ali Alrahlah

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:348

    Content type: Research

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  41. We retrospectively analyzed the articulation, mastication, and swallowing function of patients who underwent reconstruction or used a prosthesis after resection of the upper gingiva.

    Authors: Yu Ohashi, Kiyoto Shiga, Katsunori Katagiri, Daisuke Saito, Shin-ichi Oikawa, Kodai Tsuchida, Aya Ikeda, Jun Miyaguchi, Takahiro Kusaka and Hiroyuki Yamada

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:347

    Content type: Research

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  42. Studies exclusively focusing on trends in socioeconomic inequality of oral health status in industrialized countries are relatively sparse. This study aimed to assess possible differences in oral hygiene and p...

    Authors: An Li, Jan Hendrik Vermaire, Yuntao Chen, Luc W. M. van der Sluis, Renske Z. Thomas, Geerten-Has E. Tjakkes and Annemarie A. Schuller

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:346

    Content type: Research

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  43. Bacterial microleakage is an important cause of apical periodontitis and endodontic treatment failure. This study aimed to assess the bacterial microleakage of nano-mineral trioxide aggregate (nano-MTA) as a s...

    Authors: Mehdi Dastorani, Behnam Malekpour, Mohsen AminSobhani, Mohammadsadegh Alemrajabi, Arezoo Mahdian and Behrooz Malekpour

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:345

    Content type: Research

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  44. Screw breakage and loosening are the most common mechanical complications associated with implant treatment, and they may occur due to excess or inadequate screw tightening torque. When fastening and fixing th...

    Authors: Hiroki Shiba, Yuji Sato, Junichi Furuya, Tokiko Osawa, Akio Isobe, Myu Hayashi and Noboru Kitagawa

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:344

    Content type: Research

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  45. Oral lichen planus is an autoimmune disease in which topical steroids are the first line of treatment. The adverse effects of systemic corticosteroids prescribed for resistant oral lichen planus cases advocate...

    Authors: Aliaa Abdelmoniem Bedeir Eita, Azza Mohamed Zaki and Sabah Abdelhady Mahmoud

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:343

    Content type: Research

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  46. The aims of this study were to create a method for estimation of dental age in Saudi children and adolescents based on the Willems model developed using the Belgian Caucasian (BC) reference data and to compare...

    Authors: Ali Alqerban, Muath Alrashed, Ziyad Alaskar and Khalid Alqahtani

    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2021 21:341

    Content type: Research

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