Francesco Fabi

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BACKGROUND The aim of present study was to determine the prevalence of malocclusions, oral habits and the need for orthodontic treatment in a sample of 7- to 15-year-old Albanese schoolchildren. METHODS The final sample comprised 2,617 subjects (1,257 males and 1,360 females), all orthodontically untreated. Occlusal relationship and the functional(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the caries prevalence in urban and suburban Albanian schools. A large sample (n= 2617) of subjects, aged 7-15, was examined by a clinical observation without radiograms. The sample comprised 1257 males and 1360 females. For each subject an anamnestic questionnaire about feeding, fluoride, dentist attendance and(More)
BACKGROUND To analyze the prevalence and associations between dental anomalies detectable on panoramic radiographs in a sample of non-orthodontic growing subjects. METHODS For this cross-sectional study, digital panoramic radiographs of 5005 subjects were initially screened from a single radiographic center in Rome. Inclusion criteria were: subjects who(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the oral health conditions of an adolescent population of Tirana. METHODS A cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out in a sample (n = 1885), aged 16-19, mean age 17.4 (SD = 1.0), attending public schools in Tirana and province; 1200 adolescents were included into the analysis. A clinical(More)
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