The role of asthma in caries occurrence – meta-analysis and meta-regression

  title={The role of asthma in caries occurrence – meta-analysis and meta-regression},
  author={B. Agostini and K. Collares and F. S. Costa and M. Corr{\^e}a and F. Demarco},
  journal={Journal of Asthma},
  pages={841 - 852}
Abstract Objective: We aimed to conduct a systematic review of the literature regarding the association between asthma and caries, assess the effect of asthma on the occurrence of caries in primary and permanent dentitions, and determine factors that could affect the estimates of this association. Data source: We used the following databases: PubMed, Web of Science, SCOPUS, and LILACS/BVS, for the literature review. Study selection: We included observational studies that investigated the… Expand
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