Malignant transformation of oral lichen planus: a retrospective study of 565 Japanese patients
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory oral mucosa disease that is recognized as an oral potentially malignant disorder. However, the potentially malignant nature of OLP remains unclear. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Fumihiko Tsushima, Jinkyo Sakurai, Atsushi Uesugi, Yu Oikawa, Toshimitsu Ohsako, Yumi Mochizuki, Hideaki Hirai, Kou Kayamori and Hiroyuki Harada Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The accuracy of gypsum casts obtained from the disinfected extended-pour alginate impressions through prolonged storage times
Manufacturers of the extended-pour alginates claimed their dimensional stability through prolonged storage. No data confirmed the ability of these materials to maintain their dimensions and the reproduced oral... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Rania A. Sharif, Khalid M. Abdelaziz, Najla M. Alshahrani, Fatimah S. Almutairi, Mohrah A. Alaseri, Hoda L. Abouzeid and Mohamed F. A. Elagib Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The survival rates and risk factors of implants in the early stage: a retrospective study
Few large-sample studies in China have focused on the early survival of dental implants. The present study aimed to report the early survival rates of implants and determine the related influencing factors. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Yong Yang, Huiting Hu, Mianyan Zeng, Hongxing Chu, Zekun Gan, Jianmin Duan and Mingdeng Rong Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Effectiveness of XP-Endo Finisher and passive ultrasonic irrigation on intracanal medicament removal from root canals: a systematic review and meta-analysis
XP-Endo Finisher (XPF) and passive ultrasonic irrigation (PUI) are commonly used in intracanal medicament removal. The effectiveness of these two techniques needs to be compared, and evidence-based research sh... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Jiani Zhou, Tingjun Liu and Lihong Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of dentin pretreatment on the resulting abrasive dentin wear
This study aims to investigate the influence of different dentin pretreatment procedures on the resulting abrasive dentin wear. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Blend Hamza, Marina Kazimi, Philipp K örner, Thomas Attin and Florian Just Wegehaupt Tags: Research Source Type: research

Atypical oral candidiasis in a psoriatic patient during targeted immunotherapy with an interleukin 17 inhibitor (secukinumab)
Secukinumab is a human monoclonal antibody immunoglobulin that neutralises interleukin (IL)-17A, and as such, is effective in the treatment of psoriasis. However, as IL-17A is essential in protection against f... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Bruna Lavinas Sayed Picciani, Arkadiusz Dziedzic, Juliana Trist ão Werneck, Marcello Alves Marinho, Thaylla Núñez Amin Dick, Nara Regina Quintanilha and Eliane Pedra Dias Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Is trigeminal neuralgia the only definitive diagnosis for pain in a tooth extraction site?
Knowing the International Classification of Orofacial Pain helps pain specialists to differentiate types of orofacial pain. It is important to select the best treatment or intervention for the patients based o... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Arman Taheri and Shahram Sepehrmand Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Expression of deubiquitinases in human gingiva and cultured human gingival fibroblasts
Although deubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs) such as CYLD, A20 and OTULIN are expressed in multiple tissues and thought to be linked with inflammatory diseases, their expression in periodontal tissues remains to b... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Yong-Wei Fu and Hong-Zhi Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Oral health and caries/gingivitis-associated factors of adolescents aged 12 –15 in Shandong province, China: a cross-sectional Oral Health Survey
We aimed to analyse the oral health status of adolescents in Shandong province, including dental caries and gingivitis, and their associated factors. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Meng Zhang, Jing Lan, Tiantian Zhang, Wenshuang Sun, Panpan Liu and Zhifeng Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of tetracyclines on pulpal and periodontal healing after tooth replantation: a systematic review of human and animal studies
The objective of this review was to evaluate the effectiveness of topical and systemic application of tetracycline... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Mingmei Meng, Yandi Chen, Huidi Ren, Qiong Zhang, Song Chen, Xuedong Zhou and Jing Zou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness and safety of a new dental plaque removal device utilizing micro mist spray for removing oral biofilm in vitro
Removal of oral biofilm from the oral mucosa is essential for preventing risk of respiratory and gastrointestinal infection in elderly people. Currently, no device is available which can remove oral biofilm fr... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Hiroki Hihara, Ryo Tagaino, Jumpei Washio, Kittipong Laosuwan, Dimas Prasetianto Wicaksono, Kuniyuki Izumita, Rie Koide, Nobuhiro Takahashi and Keiichi Sasaki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gender- and age-related differences in the width of attached gingiva and clinical crown length in anterior teeth
The anatomical features of the gingiva and the clinical crowns and their interrelation, especially in aesthetically and functionally demanding areas, are important in complex dental or implant-retained prosthe... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Marie-Elise Jennes, Claudia Sachse, Tabea Fl ügge, Saskia Preissner, Max Heiland and Susanne Nahles Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pre-schoolers ’ tooth brushing behaviour and association with their oral health: a cross sectional study
Toothbrushing is an important yet neglected behaviour that affects the oral health of preschool children. Little is reported on parental supervision, an essential aspect of routine effective toothbrushing in t... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Iqra Muhammad Khan, Shani Ann Mani, Jennifer Geraldine Doss, Mahmoud Danaee and Lydia Yi Li Kong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Influence of maintaining apical patency in post-endodontic pain
The concept of instrumentation beyond the apical foramen by small flexible file to prevent apical blockage is apical patency. However, this procedure might endow postoperative pain, thus to maintain apical pat... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Snigdha Shubham, Manisha Nepal, Ravish Mishra and Kishor Dutta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro evaluation of the influence of titanium nitride coating on the retention force between components of two-part abutments
Two-part abutments are typically made up of a base composed of titanium and a ceramic build-up. The long-term outcomes are affected by the mechanical durability. The purpose of the present investigation was to... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Nadine Freifrau von Maltzahn, Jan Holstermann, Meike Stiesch and Philipp Kohorst Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Authentication of differential gene expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma using machine learning applications
Recently, the possibility of tumour classification based on genetic data has been investigated. However, genetic datasets are difficult to handle because of their massive size and complexity of manipulation. I... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Rian Pratama, Jae Joon Hwang, Ji Hye Lee, Giltae Song and Hae Ryoun Park Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing the completeness of periodontal disease documentation in the EHR: a first step in measuring the quality of care
Our objective was to measure the proportion of patients for which comprehensive periodontal charting, periodontal disease risk factors (diabetes status, tobacco use, and oral home care compliance), and periodo... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Joanna Mullins, Alfa Yansane, Shwetha V. Kumar, Suhasini Bangar, Ana Neumann, Todd R. Johnson, Gregory W. Olson, Krishna Kumar Kookal, Emily Sedlock, Aram Kim, Elizabeth Mertz, Ryan Brandon, Kristen Simmons, Joel M. White, Elsbeth Kalenderian and Muhammad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Immunoglobulin G4-related periodontitis: case report and review of the literature
Immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a chronic inflammatory systemic disease of unknown etiology that can affect one or multiple organs. The disease can mimic many infectious and inflammatory disease... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Jinmei Zhang, Lei Zhao, Jieyu Zhou, Wei Dong and Yafei Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of MTA versus CEM apical plugs on fracture resistance of endodontically treated simulated immature teeth restored with cast metal posts: an in-vitro study
Endodontically treated immature teeth which are restored with cast metal posts are of the most susceptible teeth to fracture. An apical plug is usually used as root end filling in order to seal the wide apical... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ensieh Grayli, Abbas Dashtban, Leyla Shadan, Naser Behnampour and Elham Afshari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: An ecological study on the association between universal health service coverage index, health expenditures, and early childhood caries
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 26, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Maha El Tantawi, Jorma I. Virtanen, Carlos Alberto Feldens, Maher Rashwan, Arthur M. Kemoli, Rita Villena, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Rosa Amalia, Balgis Gafar, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Arheiam Arheiam, Hamideh Daryanavard, Ana Vukovic and Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Cone-beam computed tomographic analysis of apical transportation and centering ratio of ProTaper and XP-endo Shaper NiTi rotary systems in curved canals: an in vitro study
This study aimed to compare the ca... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 25, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Hamed Karkehabadi, Zeinab Siahvashi, Abbas Shokri and Nasrin Haji Hasani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Specialized pro-resolving lipid mediators in endodontics: a narrative review
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Human dental pulp is a highly dynamic tissue equipped with a ... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 24, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Davy Aubeux, Ove A. Peters, Sepanta Hosseinpour, Sol ène Tessier, Valérie Geoffroy, Fabienne Pérez and Alexis Gaudin Tags: Review Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of laser-activated and ultrasonic-activated techniques for the removal of tricalcium silicate-based sealers and gutta-percha in root canal retreatment: a microtomography and scanning electron microscopy study
Tricalcium silicate-based sealers have been usually indicated for the single-cone technique and result in more residual filling materials in root canal retreatment. Passive ultrasonic irrigation and photon-ini... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ruiqi Yang, Yuqing Han, Zhaohui Liu, Zhezhen Xu, Hongyan Liu and Xi Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tongue ulcer in a patient with COVID-19: a case presentation
The emergence of COVID-19 has devastated many parts of the world. From asymptomatic to symptomatic, the virus causes a wide spectrum of presentations. COVID-19 patients may present with oral manifestations. In... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 20, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Mohammad Bashir Nejabi, Noor Ahmad Shah Noor, Nahid Raufi, Mohammad Yasir Essar, Ehsanullah Ehsan, Jaffer Shah, Asghar Shah and Arash Nemat Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Replication of GWAS significant loci in a sub-Saharan African Cohort with early childhood caries: a pilot study
This study aimed to... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 20, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Olubukola O. Olatosi, Mary Li, Azeez A. Alade, Afolabi Oyapero, Tamara Busch, John Pape, Joy Olotu, Waheed Awotoye, Mohaned Hassan, Chinyere Adeleke, Wasiu L. Adeyemo, Elizabeth O. Sote, John R. Shaffer, Mary Marazita and Azeez Butali Tags: Research Source Type: research

Endodontic length measurements using 3D Endo, cone-beam computed tomography, and electronic apex locator
The objective of this study is to investigate the accuracy of the 3D Endo software, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) software, and the electronic apex locator (EAL) in endodontic length determination. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Khoa Van Pham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) and eNOS Polymorphisms in multiple myeloma patients: a single center experience
Multiple myeloma (MM) constitutes approximately 10% of hematological malignancies. Bisphosphonates have established themselves in solid organ metastasis and multiple myeloma lytic bone lesions by inhibiting os... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Betul Ta ş Ozyurtseven, Istemi Serin, Ayse Feyda Nursal, Sacide Pehlivan and Mustafa Pehlivan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy of elastodontic devices in overjet and overbite reduction assessed by computer-aid evaluation
This study aimed to verify the efficacy of two elastodontic devices in overjet (OJ) and overbite (OB) reduction during treatment with the Equilibrator Series II (Eptamed) and Occlus-o-Guide (Sweden& Martina) ... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Eleonora Ortu, Davide Pietropaoli, Samuele Cova, Maria Chiara Marci and Annalisa Monaco Tags: Research Source Type: research

Biopsied non-dental plaque-induced gingival diseases in a Chinese population: a single-institute retrospective study
While inflammatory diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis induced by dental plaque biofilms constitute the majority of gingival lesions, gingiva can also be affected by a variety of diseases with aetiol... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Xiaotian Li, Jianyun Zhang, Heyu Zhang and Tiejun Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of salivary biomarkers for the diagnosis of periodontitis
Salivary interleukin (IL)-1 β, matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-8, pyridinoline cross-linked carboxyterminal telopeptide of type I collagen (ICTP) and Porphyromonas gingivalis (Pg) are related to periodontitis. This... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Yong Zhang, Ni Kang, Fei Xue, Jing Qiao, Jinyu Duan, Fan Chen and Yu Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

"Strong Teeth": an early-phase study to assess the feasibility of an oral health intervention delivered by dental teams to parents of young children
Tooth decay (caries) is a significant health burden in young children. There is strong evidence for the benefits of establishing appropriate home-based oral health behaviours in early childhood. Dental teams a... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Erin Giles, K. A. Gray-Burrows, A. Bhatti, L. Rutter, J. Purdy, T. Zoltie, S. Pavitt, Z. Marshman, R. West and P. F. Day Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Examination of orthodontic expenditures and trends in the United States from 1996 to 2016: disparities across demographics and insurance payers
Orthodontics prevent and treat facial, dental, and occlusal anomalies. Untreated orthodontic problems can lead to significant dental public health issues, making it important to understand expenditures for ort... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Man Hung, Sharon Su, Eric S. Hon, Edgar Tilley, Alex Macdonald, Evelyn Lauren, Glen Roberson and Martin S. Lipsky Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investigating inlay designs of class II cavity with deep margin elevation using finite element method
This study evaluates the mechanical performance of deep margin elevation technique for carious cavities by considering the shape designs and material selections of inlay using a computational approach combined... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Yung-Chung Chen, Chi-Lun Lin and Chun-Hsien Hou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rural –urban disparities in patient satisfaction with oral health care: a provincial survey
Identifying spatial variation in patient satisfaction is essential to improve the quality of care. Thus, the objective of this study was to investigate rural –urban disparities in patient satisfaction and to de... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Abdalgader Alhozgi, Jocelyne S. Feine, Farzeen Tanwir, Richa Shrivastava, Chantal Galarneau and Elham Emami Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of oral lichen planus and its causal context with dental restorative materials and oral health-related quality of life
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of clinical characteristics and dental restorative materials on oral health-related quality of life in patients with oral lichen planus. In particular, th... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Linda Daume, Constance Kreis, Lauren Bohner, Susanne Jung and Johannes Kleinheinz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative evaluation of osteogenic differentiation potential of stem cells derived from dental pulp and exfoliated deciduous teeth cultured over granular hydroxyapatite based scaffold
This study was conducted to compare the morphology and... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Manal Nabil Hagar, Farinawati Yazid, Nur Atmaliya Luchman, Shahrul Hisham Zainal Ariffin and Rohaya Megat Abdul Wahab Tags: Research Source Type: research

Thermography as a non-ionizing quantitative tool for diagnosing periapical inflammatory lesions
Thermography is a contemporary imaging modality based on acquiring and analyzing thermal data using non-contact devices. The aim of the present study was to assess the validity of thermography, compared with t... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: M. Atef Aboushady, Wael Talaat, Zaid Hamdoon, Tarek M.Elshazly, Nivin Ragy, Christoph Bourauel and Sameh Talaat Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oral health and use of dental services in different stages of adulthood in Norway: a cross sectional study
Socioeconomic status and oral health care habits may change throughout adult life. This calls for age-stratified analyses of oral health in the adult population to uncover differences that could be of importan... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Elin Hadler-Olsen and Birgitta J önsson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of photobiomodulation in secondary intention gingival wound healing —a systematic review and meta-analysis
Photobiomodulation is widely being used to improve the wound healing process in dentistry and a vast majority of studies have proven its benefits. But there are plenty of knowledge gaps according to the optima... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Pooya Ebrahimi, Mahdi Hadilou, Ferdos Naserneysari, Amirmohammad Dolatabadi, Rana Tarzemany, Nafiseh Vahed, Leila Nikniaz, Reza Fekrazad and Leila Gholami Tags: Research Source Type: research

Caries incidence of the first permanent molars according to the Caries Assessment Spectrum and Treatment (CAST) index and its determinants in children: a cohort study
There are limited information on caries incidence, especially from developing countries, the aim of the present study was to explore caries incidence in the first permanent molar teeth according to the CAST in... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Zeinab Mahboobi, Afsaneh Pakdaman, Reza Yazdani, Leila Azadbakht, Ahmad R. Shamshiri and Azadeh Babaei Tags: Research Source Type: research

How combining different caries lesions characteristics may be helpful in short-term caries progression prediction: model development on occlusal surfaces of primary teeth
This study assessed the predictive validity and proposed simplified models to pr... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Isabela Floriano, Elizabeth Souza Rocha, Ronilza Matos, Juliana Mattos-Silveira, Kim Rud Ekstrand, Fausto Medeiros Mendes and Mariana Minatel Braga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A preparedness model for the provision of oral health care during unfolding threats: the case of the covid-19 pandemic
The aim of this study was to appraise a recently developed preparedness model for the provision of oral health care during a threat such as the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspectives of oral health care provi... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Mario Brondani and Leeann Donnelly Tags: Research Source Type: research

Microsurgical endodontic treatment of the upper molar teeth and their relationship with the maxillary sinus: a retrospective multicentric clinical study
To assess the clinical and radiographic success rate of microsurgical endodontic treatment of upper molar teeth in relationship with the maxillary sinus, with 12 months follow-up. (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: S. Taschieri, B. Morandi, M. Giovarruscio, L. Francetti, A. Russillo and S. Corbella Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy of scaling and root planing with and without metronidazole on glycemic control: three-arm randomized controlled trial
Treating periodontitis through non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) may improve glycemic control in type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) patients. However, the evidence to maintain this improvement beyond four m... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ambrina Qureshi, Syed Akhtar Hussain Bokhari, Zeba Haque, Akhtar Ali Baloch and Sidra Zaheer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Oral manifestations of patients with systemic sclerosis: a meta-analysis for case-controlled studies
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a multisystem rheumatic disease. Orofacial manifestations are commonly in SSc but maybe usually ignored and overshadowed by other systemic complications. Multiple comparative studie... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Suhan Zhang, Junfei Zhu, Yanshan Zhu, Xiaochao Zhang, Ruifang Wu, Siying Li and Yuwen Su Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with the use of fashion braces of the Saudi Arabian Youth: application of the Health Belief Model
In spite of the fact that fashion braces (FBs) have been in the spotlight in recent years among both orthodontists and the general public in several countries, there is still limited evidence regarding FBs. Th... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Anwar S. Alhazmi, Dania E. Al Agili, Mohammed S. Aldossary, Shaker M. Hakami, Bashaer Y. Almalki, Amal S. Alkhaldi and Mosa A. Shubayr Tags: Research Source Type: research

Subgingival microbiome of deep and shallow periodontal sites in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot study
Subgingival microbiome in disease-associated subgingival sites is known to be dysbiotic and significantly altered. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the extent of dysbiosis in disease- and health-ass... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Ryanne Lehenaff, Ryan Tamashiro, Marcelle M. Nascimento, Kyulim Lee, Renita Jenkins, Joan Whitlock, Eric C. Li, Gurjit Sidhu, Susanne Anderson, Ann Progulske-Fox, Michael R. Bubb, Edward K. L. Chan and Gary P. Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of anterior and posterior trabecular bone microstructure of human mandible using cone-beam CT and micro CT
The aim of this study was to compare the trabecular bone microstructures of anterior and posterior edentulous regions of human mandible using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and micro computed tomography ... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Norliza Ibrahim, Azin Parsa, Bassam Hassan, Paul van der Stelt, Rabiah A. Rahmat, Siti M. Ismail and Irene H. A. Aartman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patient satisfaction and survival of maxillary overdentures supported by four or six splinted implants: a systematic review with meta-analysis
Implant-supported overdentures offer enhanced mechanical properties, which lead to better patient satisfaction and survival rates than conventional dentures. However, it is unclear whether these satisfaction l... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Fabrizio Di Francesco, Gennaro De Marco, Estefani B. Capcha, Alessandro Lanza, Corina M. Cristache, Rolando Vernal and Emilio A. Cafferata Tags: Research Source Type: research

Protocol for a family-centered behavioral intervention to reduce early childhood caries: the MySmileBuddy program efficacy trial
Although largely preventable through diet management and topical fluoride use, early childhood caries (ECC) often progresses to severity that necessitates surgical repair. Yet repair often fails to mitigate ca... (Source: BMC Oral Health)
Source: BMC Oral Health - May 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Authors: Christie L. Lumsden, Burton L. Edelstein, Charles E. Basch, Randi L. Wolf, Pamela A. Koch, Ian McKeague, Cheng-Shiun Leu and Howard Andrews Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research