The impact of periodontal disease on the quality of life of individuals with Down syndrome.


OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the prevalence of periodontal disease among children and adolescents with Down syndrome and the possible repercussions of such pathology in the quality of life of the group in question. METHOD The sample consists of 93 individuals with Down syndrome 6 - 20 years old, living in Brazil (Minas Gerais). Periodontal… (More)


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