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Antibacterial and Antifungal Capacity of Three Commercially Available Mouthwashes with Different Concentrations of Chlorhexidine
Efecto antibacteriano y antifúngico de tres enjuagues bucales comerciales con diferentes concentraciones de clorhexidina
Chlorhexidine was introduced almost seven decades ago and has a myriad of applications in dentistry. Few studies have evaluated the antimicrobial and antifungal capacity of different concentrations of chlorhexidine ...
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 ...
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 ...
Possible Link Between Chronic Periodontal Disease and Central Nervous System Pathologies
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2014)
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...