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Oral Health

  1. Content type: Short Report

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and chronic periodontitis are the most common chronic inflammatory diseases with significant pathological and clinical similarities. Numerous studies have indicated a relationship bet...

    Authors: Ehsan B. Gamel, Nada T. Hashim, Asim Satti and Bakri G. Gismalla

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:34

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  2. Content type: Short report

    Many previous studies estimating the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and dental decay are conflicting. Most studies, however, examine the relationship using BMI as a categorical variable. This study...

    Authors: Sanaa Chala, Manal El Aidouni, Redouane Abouqal and Faïza Abdallaoui

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:5

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Epidemiological data suggest an association between respiratory diseases and periodontal health. However, the link between the overall dental status and single lung function measures, within a practical clinic...

    Authors: Christian Henke, Stephan Budweiser and Rudolf A. Jörres

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:274

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) is a rare variant that accounts for approximately 4–13 % of ameloblastoma, displaying significant differences in anatomical site, imaging, and histologic appearance. It has been...

    Authors: Narayan Sharma Lamichhane, Qilin Liu, Hongchen Sun and Wei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:171

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and pattern of traumatic dental injury (TDI) among adults presenting in a tertiary health care facility in Nigeria, the time interval between inju...

    Authors: Joan Emien Enabulele, Adeleke O. Oginni, Matthew A. Sede and Fadekemi O. Oginni

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:70

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Periodontitis is described as a group of inflammatory diseases of the gingiva and supporting structures of the periodontium. The accumulation of plaque bacteria, which include putative periodontal pathogens, i...

    Authors: Bernadette Lackey, Quentin M. Nunes, Susan M. Higham, David G. Fernig and Sabeel P. Valappil

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:53

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Obesity and dental caries are widely-recognised problems that affect general health. The prevention of both dental caries and obesity have proven very difficult: children and their parents may need professiona...

    Authors: Maddelon de Jong-Lenters, Paula van Dommelen, Annemarie A. Schuller and Erik H. W. Verrips

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:738

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  8. Content type: Research article

    A cross-sectional census was conducted on 994 public school students aged 6-11 years living in 3 different parts of Tafeleh Governorate—South of Jordan, to determine the prevalence, and severity of gingivitis...

    Authors: Rania Rodan, Feryal Khlaifat, Leena Smadi, Reem Azab and Asma Abdalmohdi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:662

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Radiotherapy to the head and neck area damages the salivary glands. As a consequence hyposalivation may occur, but also the protein composition of saliva may be affected possibly compromising oral health. The ...

    Authors: Alexa M. G. A. Laheij, Coen N. Rasch, Bernd W. Brandt, Johannes J. de Soet, Raymond G. Schipper, Arnoud Loof, Erika Silletti and Cor van Loveren

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:639

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Oral health is part of general health, and in adolescence, it represents a good individual health indicator. Three country-based oral health epidemiological studies have been developed in Brazil (1986, 2003 an...

    Authors: Maria Vieira de Lima Saintrain, Carlos Roberto Silveira Correa, Suzanne Vieira Saintrain, Sharmênia de Araújo Soares Nuto and Anya Pimentel Gomes Fernandes Vieira-Meyer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:554

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  11. Content type: Research article

    We aimed to evaluate clinically the effect of mouthrinse containing a rice peptide on early dental plaque regrowth.

    Authors: Saori Takayama, Tetsuo Kato, Kentaro Imamura, Daichi Kita, Koki Ota, Eiichi Suzuki, Hiroki Sugito, Eiichi Saitoh, Masayuki Taniguchi and Atsushi Saito

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:531

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Dental arch dimensions are useful in dental practice and in forensic odontology. Local data is essential because ethnic differences exist in dental arch dimensions. In the Ugandan population no studies had bee...

    Authors: Hilda Okori, Pricilla S. Apolot, Erisa Mwaka, Gerald Tumusiime, William Buwembo and Ian G. Munabi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:428

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Pain is considered a key symptom associated with possible impairment of oral-health-related quality of life and its assessment is important for the planning and evaluation of preventive and treatment effort. T...

    Authors: Emeka Danielson Odai, Adebola Oluyemisi Ehizele and Joan Emien Enabulele

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:251

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Dental caries is the most common chronic infectious disease of childhood caused by the interaction of bacteria, mainly Streptococcus mutans and sugary foods on tooth enamel. This study aimed at determining the pr...

    Authors: Wondemagegn Mulu, Tazebew Demilie, Mulat Yimer, Kassaw Meshesha and Bayeh Abera

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:949

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Oral health problems can generate considerable negative effects on the quality of life of individuals living with HIV. The aim of this study was investigate the oral health status and its impact on the quality...

    Authors: Natália Spillere Rovaris, Dayani Galato, Fabiana Schuelter-Trevisol, Jane da Silva, Leandro da Silva Linhar, Daniela Alba Nickel and Jefferson Traebert

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:478

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