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Efectividad de algunas medidas preventivas y educativas en la reducción de caries dental
Se identificó la efectividad de las medidas preventivas y educativas del programa de odontología, dirigido a niños escolares de la Region Central Norte del Ministerio de Salud de Costa Rica, durante el periodo 1987 a 1992. ...
Salud oral y morfología dental de los Amerindios Guaymí de Limoncito
(América Indígena 43 (1) p. 215-232, 1983-01)
En los últimos años se ha intensificado el estudio biomédico, genético poblacional y antropológico de las poblaciones amerindias, con el objeto de poseer una mayor comprensión de la estructura cultural, genética y ecológica ...
Possible Link Between Chronic Periodontal Disease and Central Nervous System Pathologies
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2014)
Evaluation of Microleakage by Gas Permeability and Marginal Adaptation of MTA and Biodentine™ Apical Plugs: In Vitro Study
Evaluación de la microfiltración por permeabilidad de gas y adaptación marginal de tapones apicales de MTA y Biodentine™: Estudio in vitro
The endodontic treatment of teeth with incomplete development is always a complex task. Nowadays, biomaterials such as bioceramics offers promising clinical evidence that supports its use. However, the standardization of ...
Health inequalities in the geographic distribution of dental practitioners in Costa Rica: an ecological study
Results: Mean national LPA was 6.5 full-time equivalents per 10 000 inhabitants, 3.4% of the Costa Rican population had no access to dentist; 12.9% had very low accessibil- ity, 22.7% had low accessibility, 35.0% had ...
Trites of class-specific anitbodies against Shigella and Salmonella lipopolysaccharide antigens in colostrums and breast milk of Costa Rican, Swedish and Vietnamese mothers
Enzyme immunoassays (El A) were used to estimate titres of class-specific antibodies against purified and chemically defined phenol-water-extracted lipopolysaccharide (LPS) antigens of Salmonella serogroup B (BO), Shigella ...
Gingival State and Presence of Red Complex Bacteria in 12-Year-Old Schoolchildren
Estado gingival y presencia de bacterias del complejo rojo en escolares de 12 años
The objective of this study was to determine the gingival state and presence of red complex bacteria in saliva samples of 12-year-old schoolchildren. A calibrated periodontist evaluated biofilm index (BI) (Silness and Löe, ...
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 ...
Resistance to dynamic and static loading of the implant mounts on its respective implant
Introduction: Implant restorations should endure a variable range of forces over a long period of time. Some commercial brands offer the implant together with an accessory called “implant mount” or “implant holder,” which ...
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 ...