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ML Márquez-Corona

Indicators of Oral Health in Mexican Adults Aged 18 Years and Older Who Demanded Oral Health Services: Objectives, Methodological Aspects and Characteristics of the Participants

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.187
Synopsis: 
This study estimated the prevalence of various oral health indicators among patients from a public university in Mexico. Roughly half of the subjects (54.5%) reported using any type of oral health service within the past 12 months. “Good/very good” oral health was reported by 38.1%. Functional dentition was observed on 44.5% and 8.2% were edentulous. The self-reported of tooth loss had a prevalence of 62.2%. Toothbrushing "two or more times per day" was reported by 76.4%.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To explain the objectives, methodology and basic results of a study of oral health in adults who demanded services from dental clinics at a public university in Mexico.

Accepted: 
18 Dec, 2017
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e-Published: 20 Dec, 2017

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Treatment Needs for Dental Caries and Restorative Care Index on the Permanent Dentition of Nicaraguan Children

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.330
Synopsis: 
Oral health studies in Nicaragua are sparse. We determined the patterns of treatment needs for dental caries and restorative care index on the permanent dentition of Nicaraguan children. High treatment needs for dental caries and little experience of restorative care was observed. The indices were moderated by socio-economic variables.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the treatment needs for dental caries and the restorative care index on permanent dentition of Nicaraguan children.

Accepted: 
06 Jan, 2015
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e-Published: 07 Dec, 2015

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Socio-economic Inequality in Professionally Administered Topical Fluoride among Mexican Schoolchildren

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.361
Pages: 
275–81
Synopsis: 
Periodic dental visits have been recommended for preventive treatment. The experience of having fluoride administered by a dentist in the previous year was low in this sample of Mexican schoolchildren. Additionally, we identify and characterize socio-economic inequalities for this intervention.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To identify and characterize socio-economic inequalities in professionally administered topical fluoride treatment to schoolchildren.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2015
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e-Published: 30 Oct, 2015
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