Gisela M Velasquez

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the primary sources of water used for consumption and cooking by the patients of a university-based pediatric dental practice. METHODS A simple, prewritten questionnaire-consisting of seven questions and available in English and Spanish-was conducted verbally with the caregivers of 123 pediatric patients(More)
Infantile Refsum disease (IRD) is a peroxisome biogenesis disorder (PBD), and is part of a larger group of diseases called leukodystrophies, which are inherited conditions that damage the white matter of the brain and affect motor movements. Multiple signs and symptoms of IRD begin in infancy and progress through early childhood, including hearing and(More)
AIM to determine the occurrence of dental trauma in children and adolescents with a mental and/or physical disability compared to otherwise healthy children, and to assess factors associated with and mechanism of such trauma. METHODS Eighty-six subjects consisting of 43 special needs and 43 otherwise healthy children between the ages of 8 and 15 years(More)
This study sought to measure the fluoride concentration of water derived from vended water stations (VWS) and to identify its clinical implications, especially with regard to caries prevention and fluorosis. VWS and corresponding tap water samples were collected from 34 unique postal zip codes; samples were analyzed in duplicate for fluoride concentration.(More)
This case report describes the oral rehabilitation of a 5-year-old male referred by a general dentist to a pediatric dentist due to acute psychological stress to dental treatment and extensive dental caries. The patient's dental restorations and extractions were completed under general anesthesia. Maxillary and mandibular prostheses were completed in the(More)
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