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Dental erosion in 12-year-old schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study in Southern Brazil.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and severity of dental erosion among 12-year-old schoolchildren in Joaçaba, southern Brazil, and to compare prevalence between boys andExpand
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Effects of breastfeeding and sucking habits on malocclusion in a birth cohort study.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of malocclusion and to examine the effects of breastfeeding and non-nutritive sucking habits on dentition in six-year-old children. METHODS A cross-sectionalExpand
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Is there an association between periodontal disease, prematurity and low birth weight? A population-based study.
BACKGROUND The relationship between periodontal diseases in pregnancy and children born prematurely or with low birth weight has been increasingly investigated, showing inconclusive results. Expand
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Prevalence and distribution of developmental enamel defects in the primary dentition of pre-school children.
Developmental defects of the enamel (D.D.E.) are changes in the deciduous dentition that have been little studied in Brazil, although they lead to aesthetic problems, dental sensitivity and may beExpand
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Multilevel assessment of determinants of dental caries experience in Brazil.
OBJECTIVE To examine contextual and individual determinants of dental caries experience, documenting levels of the disease in Brazil. METHODS The dental status of 34 550 12-year-old schoolchildrenExpand
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Aetiology and rates of treatment of traumatic dental injuries among 12-year-old school children in a town in southern Brazil.
The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence, aetiology, place of occurrence and rates of treatment of traumatic dental injuries (TDI) among 12-year-old schoolchildren in Herval D'Oeste,Expand
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Prevalence of traumatic dental injury and associated factors among 12-year-old school children in Florianópolis, Brazil.
The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and type of accidents that resulted in traumatic injuries to the permanent dentition of 12-year-old school children in Florianópolis, Brazil.Expand
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The impact of treatment of dental trauma on the quality of life of adolescents - a case-control study in southern Brazil.
The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of treatment for Enamel-Dentin Fracture (EDF) on the daily activities of adolescents. This was a case-control study (1:4). The case group wasExpand
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Association between obesity and periodontal disease in young adults: a population-based birth cohort
Aim To evaluate the association between obesity and periodontal disease and the mediating effect of oral hygiene, systemic inflammation and carbohydrate intake. Material and methods Subjects born inExpand
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Obesity and dental caries: systematic review.
OBJECTIVE Identifying, through a systematic literature review, evidence of a possible association between obesity and dental caries. METHODS A search of articles published between 2005 and JanuaryExpand
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