Toothache and associated factors in Brazilian adults: a cross-sectional population-based study

@article{Kuhnen2009ToothacheAA,
  title={Toothache and associated factors in Brazilian adults: a cross-sectional population-based study},
  author={Mirian Kuhnen and Marco A Peres and Anelise Viapiana Masiero and Karen G Peres},
  journal={BMC Oral Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={7 - 7}
}
BACKGROUND Toothache is a dental public health problem and one of the predictors of dental attendance and it is strongly associated with the life quality of individuals. In spite of this, there are few population-based epidemiological studies on this theme. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of toothache and associated factors in adults of Lages, Southern Brazil. METHODS A cross-sectional population-based study was carried out in a sample of 2,022 adults aged 20 to 59 years living in the… CONTINUE READING

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