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Social Conditions and High Levels of Dental Caries in Five-year-old Children in Brazil

Source: Journal of Dentistry for Children - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Public Health Source Type: research

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In conclusion, the use of Internet data mining could be helpful in establishing the dental needs of specific population groups in a near real-time, since the web consumption of dental information is increasing in importance and appears to have a direct relation with untreated dental caries.Caries Res 2018;52:177-188
Source: Caries Research - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Research on the association between dental caries and body mass index (BMI) in children has shown contradictory results; thus we aimed to examine the association between dental caries and the full range of BMI classes among children. We comprehensively searched PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library for studies published prior to March 2017. Articles comparing dental caries among the full range of BMI classes for children below 18 years of both genders were included. Fourteen studies were eligible for this study. Basic information - i.e., first author, published year, study design, country, sample size, age, type of dent...
Source: Caries Research - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Dental caries is a major worldwide oral disease afflicting a large proportion of children. As an important host factor of caries susceptibility, saliva plays a significant role in the occurrence and developmen...
Source: Journal of Translational Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusion Nicotine would promote the attachment of S. mutans to dental surface, and further increase the incidence and severity of dental caries. Therefore, nicotine might be a risk factor for smoking-induced caries.
Source: Journal of Dental Sciences - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found under five-year-olds who snack on sweets or chocolate are twice as likely to suffer tooth decay even if they brush their teeth.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Puttipan R, Wanachantararak P, Khongkhunthian S, Okonogi S Abstract The present study explores antimicrobial activities of Caesalpinia sappan extracts against three strains of oral pathogenic bacteria; Streptococcus mutans DMST9567 (Smu9), Streptococcus mutans DMST41283 (Smu4), and Streptococcus intermedius DMST42700 (Si). Ethanol crude extract of C. sappan (Cs-EtOH) was firstly compared to that of other medicinal plants using disc diffusion method. Cs-EtOH showed significantly higher effective inhibition against all tested strains than other extracts and 0.12% chlorhexidine with the inhibition zone of 17....
Source: Drug Discoveries and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Drug Discov Ther Source Type: research
Vitamin D is crucial for mineralized tissue formation and immunological functions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between vitamin D status and dental status in healthy children with ...
Source: Nutrition Journal - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusion: Erosive tooth wear does not affect the OHRQoL in this sample of preschool children.RESUMO Objetivo: O objetivo deste estudo foi investigar o impacto das les ões de desgaste dentário erosivo na qualidade de vida relacionada à saúde bucal (QVRSB) de pré-escolares. Métodos: Exames clínicos foram conduzidos em 815 crianças de 3 e 4 anos de idade durante a Campanha Nacional de Multivacinação Infantil. Os pais ou responsáveis foram convidados a re sponderam a versão brasileira do Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (B-ECOHIS). A ...
Source: RGO - Revista Gaucha de Odontologia - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Conclusion: Patients had acceptable oral hygiene within their limitations, suggesting that prevention and dental care program developed in APAE-PF/RS could be used as a model for health care for patients with intellectual disabilities in other institutions and other cities.RESUMO Objetivo: Determinar a preval ência e a severidade da cárie dentária, ausências dentárias e restaurações pelo índice CPOD, tão bem como a eficiência dos programas de saúde bucal de pacientes com deficiência intelectual, com idades de 11 a 38 anos, que frequentavam a As...
Source: RGO - Revista Gaucha de Odontologia - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
AbstractAimThe aim of the present study was to investigate dental caries and caries activity as well as determine associations with sociodemographic factors and visits to the dentist among 5-year-old children.Subjects and methodsSeven hundred sixty-nine children enrolled in preschools in a medium-sized city in northeast Brazil participated in the study. Two examiners who had undergone training exercises performed the examinations using the ICDAS-II. Descriptive statistics and logistic regression for complex samples were performed ( α = 5%). An inductive decision tree was created for the occurrence of ca...
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
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