Alcione Maria Soares Dutra Oliveira

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BACKGROUND To our knowledge, prospective studies (matched for sex, smoking, and diabetes) that investigated the influence of compliance in the progression of periodontitis and tooth loss in periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) programs were not previously reported. METHODS A total of 58 regular complier (RC) and 58 erratic complier (EC) individuals were(More)
BACKGROUND Prospective studies that investigated the influence of glycemic control in the progression of periodontitis and tooth loss during periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) programs have not previously been reported. The aim of the present study is to evaluate associations between glycemic control status and progression of periodontitis and tooth loss(More)
BACKGROUND Periodontitis has been associated with a greater risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ACD). Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is a parameter of early ACD, and its association with periodontitis has rarely been investigated to date. The objective of this study is to evaluate the association between periodontitis and ED by means of(More)
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