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Epidemiología de la caries dental en poblaciones amerindias en transición sociocultural
This paper examines the prevalence of dental caries among 887 indians in ten Costa Rican and Panamanian Amerindian communities that have experienced diverse processes of social and cultural change. Data was collected ...
Guest Editorial (Odovtos 21(2))
Childhood overweight and obesity are serious public health problems worldwide. Factors such as inadequate nutrition and decreased practice of exercise, are modifiable variables, therefore, overweight and obesity should be ...
Dentogingival Complex: Dimension Based on Biotypes
Objective: Estimate the DGC dimensions and determine whether the DGC dimension varies by gingival biotype. Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed in the Undergraduate and Prosthodontic Graduate Program clinics ...
Effect of a preseating cementation protocol on the retention of implant restorations using a definitive cement
Purpose: This investigation analyzed the effects of a preseating cementation protocol on the amount of cement excess at the crown margin and its associated tensile load using a glass ionomer definitive cement. Materials ...
Is tooth loss important when evaluating perceived general health? Findings from a nationally representative study of Costa Rican adults
Objectives. Although previous studies have shown that oral diseases can impact certain systemic conditions, dental care has been historically separated from medical healthcare organizations in middle‐income countries. There ...
Evaluación in vitro de la dureza superficial en amalgamas y coronas de acero cromado
Avaliação in vitro da dureza superficial em amálgamas e coroas de aço
In vitro evaluation of micro-hardness of amalgam and stainless-steel crowns
Introducción: la elección del material restaurador es uno de los puntos críticos cuando se va a restaurar un diente temporal. Tradicionalmente, la corona de acero cromado ha sido empleada en dientes con extensa destrucción ...