Fabiana Vargas Ferreira

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OBJECTIVES This study assessed the inequality in caries distribution and the association between socioeconomic indicators and caries experience of preschool children in a city in Brazil. METHODS A cross-sectional study in a multistage random sample of 455, 1-5-year-old children was conducted on National Children's Vaccination Day in Santa Maria, Brazil.(More)
Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) instruments have being widely used in oral health studies. However, most OHRQoL measures are designed to assess the adult population, mainly due to the difficulties for developing such measures for children and their validation. The aim of this review was to describe the impact of oral health on children’s(More)
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of oral lesions in AIDS patients and identify associated factors. A cross-sectional study collected data from interviews, clinical examination, and a review of medical records for adult patients treated at the HIV/AIDS clinic in the University Hospital of the Federal University in Rio Grande, Rio Grande do(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the pH from processed dairy beverages as well as eventual consequences deriving from different ingestion temperatures. STUDY DESIGN 50 adults who accompanied children attended to at the Dentistry School were randomly selected and they answered a questionnaire on beverages. The beverages were divided into 4 groups: yogurt (GI)(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the association between mental health problems and smoking in adolescents. METHODS A total of 4,325 adolescents aged 15 from the 1993 birth cohort of the city of Pelotas, Southern Brazil, was studied. Smoking was defined as having smoked one or more cigarettes in the previous 30 days. Mental health was assessed according to the total(More)
This work studied the antinociceptive and antiedematogenic effects of the hydroalcoholic extract (HAE) and coumarin (Coum) from T. cearensis in experimental models of nociception in mice, and carrageenan- and dextran-induced paw edema in rats. HAE (100 and 200 mg/kg, p.o.) and Coum (5-20 mg/kg, p.o.) reduced in a dose - dependent manner the nociception(More)
OBJECTIVE Compare the antimicrobial effectiveness of common antimicrobial paste immediately after pulp therapy and in different storage conditions. STUDY DESIGN Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermis, Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus oralis, Enterococcus faecalis; Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis sample were used. The storage conditions(More)