The prevalence of dental trauma and its association with illicit drug use among adolescents.

@article{Filho2014ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of dental trauma and its association with illicit drug use among adolescents.},
  author={Paulo Messias de Oliveira Filho and Kelly Oliva Jorge and Paula Cristina Pelli Paiva and Efig{\^e}nia Ferreira e Ferreira and Maria Let{\'i}cia Ramos-Jorge and Patr{\'i}cia Maria Pereira de Ara{\'u}jo Zarzar},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={122-7}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Dental trauma has been associated with predisposing factors such as gender and age, and biological characteristics such as overjet and socio-economic factors. However, research literature associating the use of illicit drugs with dental trauma is scarce. The aim of this survey is to investigate the prevalence of dental trauma and the association of the same with the use of illicit drugs among adolescents. MATERIAL AND METHODS A transversal analysis was conducted using a… CONTINUE READING

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