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This study investigated the impacts of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) on daily activities and work productivity in adults. A cross-sectional study was conducted in a supermarket chain in the state of São Paulo, which included 386 workers, age-range 20 - 64 years. Participants were examined for oral disease following WHO recommendations, and(More)
Tooth loss continues to be a prevalent condition in Brazilian adults and elderly individuals. The aim of this cross-sectional study, conducted among workers in a wholesale grocery chain in the State of São Paulo, was to identify risk indicators for tooth loss in adults. The presence of caries and periodontal status were examined in 387 adults aged 20-64(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of tooth loss on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in adults with emphasis on the number of teeth lost and their relative position in the mouth. METHODS The study population was a cross-sectional household probability sample of 248, representing 149,635 20-64 year-old residents(More)
The quality of the consumed drinking water may affect oral health. For example, the presence of iron in drinking water can cause aesthetic problems related to changes in dental enamel color. This study assessed the prevalence of extrinsic enamel color changes and their relationship with the quality of the water in the town of Caapiranga/AM-Brazil. Three(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence and factors associated with root caries (RC) among adults and the elderly in the Southeast of Brazil. METHODS This study used secondary data from the Health Ministry's 2010 National Oral Health Survey. In the Southeast, a household probability sample of 1 586 adults and 1 277 elderly was evaluated in four capitals and 30(More)
This study evaluated tooth loss and factors associated with a new classification, which considers not only the number of teeth lost, but also the number and position that they occupied in the mouth. In Piracicaba, State of São Paulo, Brazil, 248 adults (20-64 year-olds) were examined using a household probability sample. The oral examinations followed the(More)
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