Halinna Larissa Cruz Correia de Carvalho

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Periodontal diseases are associated with bacterial challenge and the host immune response, and are also modulated by genetic factors. There is evidence that sickle cell anaemia (SCA) does not represent a risk factor for periodontal diseases. However, it is still unclear whether the heterozygous condition [sickle cell trait (SCT)] is(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyze the prevalence of dental and jaw changes in individuals with sickle cell anemia (SCA) compared with a control group from a Brazilian population. STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospective cross-sectional study. Participants were divided into 2 groups: SCA and control (123 patients per group). Intraoral periapical(More)
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