Erica Tatiane da Silva

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The chemokine stromal cell-derived factor (SDF-1/CXCL12) and its specific receptor, CXCR4, have been implicated in the regulation of tumor growth and organ-specific spread. The aim of this study was to determine the expression of CXCL12 and CXCR4 in samples obtained from primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral cavity (OCSCC) and of the lip (LSCC)(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of the anterior teeth display during smiling (ATDDS) on the self-perceived psychosocial impacts of malocclusion in adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study included a convenience sample of 301 adolescents (mean age 16.1 years, SD 1.8 years; 58.1% female). Two instruments were used for data(More)
Forensic entomotoxicology is the use of insects as evidence of whether a toxicant is present in an environment such as a corpse, river or landscape. The earliest overtly forensic study was published in 1977, and since then, at least 63 papers have been published, most of them focused on the detection of toxicants in insects or on effects of toxicants on(More)
BACKGROUND Follow-up studies of former students are an efficient way to organize the entire process of professional training and curriculum evaluation. The aim of this study was to identify professional profile subgroups based on job-related variables in a sample of former students of a Brazilian public dental school. METHODS A web-based(More)
Comprehensive assessment of students' academic performance plays an important role in educational planning. The aim of this study was to investigate variables that influence student's performance in a retrospective sample including all undergraduate students who entered in a Brazilian dental school, in a 20-year period between 1984 and 2003 (n=1182).(More)
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