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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 ...
Dental caries in 12-year-old schoolchildren who participate in a preventive and restorative dentistry program
Caries dental en escolares de 12 años que participan en un programa de odontología preventiva y rehabilitación oral
Since 2013, the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica has provided a preventive and restorative oral health program at Carmen Lyra Public School. The first generation of students that received dental care ...
Gingival and Nutritional Status of 12-year-olds in Costa Rica
Objectives: Research on gingival health of 12-year-olds in Costa Rica is scarce. Since nutrition is an integral component of oral health, this study aims to determine gingival status of 12-year-olds in Carmen Lyra Public ...
Prevalence of gingivitis and calculus in 12-year-old Puerto Ricans: a cross-sectional study
Background: Gingivitis is a common oral health problem. Untreated gingivitis may progress to periodontitis, a common cause of tooth loss. The prevalence of gingivitis and calculus among Puerto Rican children is ...
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 ...