Renata Cimões

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OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of periodontal disease on quality of life using the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) 14, simplified version. METHOD AND MATERIALS A cross-sectional study was conducted involving a convenience sample of 401 patients of both sexes aged 19 to 71 years. After diagnoses of periodontal condition, the patients voluntarily(More)
Current evidence suggests that periodontal disease may be associated with systemic diseases. This paper reviewed the published data about the relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular diseases, adverse pregnancy outcomes, diabetes and respiratory diseases, focusing on studies conducted in the Brazilian population. Only a few studies were(More)
OBJECTIVES To systematically review the literature data regarding the critical size defect (CSD) in adult rat calvaria and to determine which defect dimensions could be considered as being critical size. MATERIAL AND METHODS A literature search was conducted at Ovid Medline and Embase up to July 2012. Studies presenting with at least one of the primary(More)
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the presence of the periodontal pathogens that form the red complex (Tannerella forsythia, Porphyromonas gingivalis and Treponema denticola) and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans in patients with chronic periodontitis. The sample consisted of 29 patients with a clinical and radiographic diagnosis of chronic(More)
BACKGROUND Periodontitis is a multifactorial and infectious disease that may result in significant debilitation. The aim of this study is to exploit two optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems operating in the Fourier domain at different wavelengths, 930 and 1,325 nm, for structural analysis of periodontal tissue in porcine jaws. METHODS Five fresh(More)
Adresa za dopisivanje Professor Renata Cimões Av Prof. Moraes Rego 1235 Ciudade Universitária Recife-PE, Brazil. 50670-901. Tel. (55) 81 2126-8817 Fax. (55) 2126-8836 Sažetak Svrha: Lektin koji veže manozu (MBL) važan je protein urođenog imunološkog sustava. Sposoban je vezati se za šećerne skupine na površini mnogih mikroorganizama(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the present investigation was to determine the degree of anxiety and fear in patients treated at the dental school clinics of the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil) regarding the different types of treatment offered. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample was made up of 400 patients from both genders over 18 years of age treated(More)
Objective: To identify malpositioned teeth in patients referred to periodontal treatment in the Brazilian Association of Dentistry, Pernambuco Division and evaluate the association of these irregularities with periodontal health. Methods: The sample comprised 90 individuals aged 15 to 69 years. First, each participant was examined to identify the types of(More)
In order to determine the influence of social class on clinical reasons for tooth loss in Maceió, the Alagoas State capital in Northeast Brazil, a cross-sectional study was conducted of 466 adults whose ages ranged from 18 to 76 years. Socioeconomic and demographic data were collected through a questionnaire. Clinical examinations determined the reason for(More)
The clinical practice of endodontic therapy is relatively common, especially in the anterior of the mouth, with easy access to cavities and in cases of mechanical debridement. However, problems such as perforation of the root canal can occur during treatment, and can cause periodontal tissue damage and esthetic problems. The treatment of root canal(More)