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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of arginine and fluoride on the reduction of erosive wear. METHODS Bovine enamel blocks were randomly allocated into four groups (n = 20) and exposed to: ESPR group (8% arginine, 1450 ppm sodium monofluorophosphate, calcium carbonate and titanium dioxide); ESen group (1450 ppm sodium… (More)
The aim of this study was to identify the impact of oral disease on the quality of life of morbid obese and normal weight individuals. Cohort was composed of 100 morbid-obese and 50 normal-weight subjects. Dental caries, community periodontal index, gingival bleeding on probing (BOP), calculus, probing pocket depth, clinical attachment level, dental wear,… (More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluate oral health conditions before and after bariatric surgery. METHODS The sample was composed of 59 patients who had undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Salivary flow, periodontal pocket depth and dental wear were evaluated before and after 6 months of surgery. Body mass index (BMI), C-reactive protein (CRP) and glucose levels… (More)
OBJECTIVES The impact of oral conditions on quality of life in overweight/obesity needs to be elucidated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between dental caries activity, quality of life and obesity in Brazilian adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was conducted at public schools in Brazil, on a sample of 202 adolescents, 12… (More)
AIM The aim this study was to evaluate the influence of gastric bypass surgery (GBS) on periodontal disease and quantify the periodontopathogenic bacteria in patients undergoing this surgery. MATERIAL AND METHODS This prospective study was composed of 50 patients who underwent bariatric surgery and the data collection was performed in three periods… (More)
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