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INTRODUCTION The aim of this research was to evaluate esthetic perceptions of the smile, especially regarding black spaces between the maxillary central incisors, by laypersons in 3 age groups. METHODS Photographs were digitally manipulated to simulate black spaces in the region of the maxillary central incisor crenations. The images were printed on(More)
Article points 1. In 2030, diabetes will be the seventh main health risk factor and Brazil will rank sixth in the world for number of people with diabetes, with numbers reaching 11.3 million people in Brazil. 2. Obesity (global or centralised) is considered a predictor of diabetes, but a measurement of obesity that is better able to discriminate older(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify the association of nutritional status with sociodemographic factors, lifestyle, and health status in elderly individuals from two cities in different regions of Brazil. METHODS Cross-sectional epidemiological home-based study, involving 477 and 316 elderly individuals (≥ 60 years) from the towns of Antônio Carlos (AC-SC) and Lafaiete(More)
OBJECTIVE to identify the prevalence of the factors associated with pre-frailty and frailty of elderly residents in a municipality with a low Human Development Index METHOD Cross-sectional study with a populational and household framework conducted with 316 elderly people. Frailty was determined from the presence of three or more of the following factors:(More)
INTRODUCTION Our objective was to determine whether dental esthetics have any influence on finding a new job. METHODS Ten patients with orthodontic treatment needs for various types of malocclusions were selected. Smiling facial photographs of all patients were obtained and digitally altered (orthodontic correction of teeth). After the images were(More)
OBJECTIVE We present selected anthropometric data, specific for sex and age group, from a representative sample of elderly subjects living in Havana, Cuba. METHODS This was a cross-sectional, population-based household survey. A total of 1905 subjects (1197 women and 708 men, > or = 60 y of age) were examined between 1999 and 2000 as selected by(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the degree of perception of laypersons, professionals, and dental students, regarding the aesthetic appearance of the smile in cases of gingival plastic surgery of the maxilla for correction of a gingival smile, by examining alterations in photographs. MATERIALS/METHODS Alterations were made to an extraoral front-view-photograph of a(More)
Objective: To analyze the association of impaired functional capacity with health conditions and sociodemographic and behavioral factors among elderly residents in a community of northeastern Brazil. Methods: A cross-sectional population-based study, conducted with 316 elderly residents in Lafaiete Coutinho-BA. Functional capacity was evaluated by(More)
INTRODUCTION The aims of this study were to evaluate how head orientation interferes with the amounts of directional change in 3-dimensional (3D) space and to propose a method to obtain a common coordinate system using 3D surface models. METHODS Three-dimensional volumetric label maps were built for pretreatment (T1) and posttreatment (T2) from cone-beam(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify factors associated with nutritional status in an oldest elderly communitydwelling population in Southern Brazil. METHODS This cross-sectional epidemiological and household-based study involved all subjects (n = 134) aged > 80 years who were living in Antônio Carlos (Santa Catarina state, Brazil). Nutritional status was assessed by body(More)