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Braz. j. oral sci ; 21: e226288, jan.-dez. 2022. ilus
Article in English | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1366204

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Aim: To describe the pattern of toothache experience in a cohort of children aged 2-5 over 21 years and to find the relationship between previous toothache experience and later reports of toothache to get finding on the most critical period of toothache as a problem in life. Methods: This is a secondary data analysis from Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS). A total of 1,927 children from IFLS-1 with complete data were included as baseline participants. They were followed up four times within 21 years (age 6-9y, age 9-12y, age 16-19y, age 23- 26y). Toothache was based on the question of self-reported toothache experience during the last four weeks. After 21 years, a total of 1,098 individuals could be traced and completed every cohort of the survey. Toothache experiences were reported for frequencies in every cohort and accumulative experiences over 21 years. Logistic regression tests were performed to analyze the association of previous toothache experience and later toothache experience. Results: Almost 40% of the respondents reported toothache at least once in their life. The age of 6-9 years is the period when a high percentage of children had teeth-related pain. The experience of toothache at this period was significantly related to every period of age in life. Conclusions: The period of early mixed dentition is important. Oral health status in this period is associated with future oral health. A comprehensive dental health prevention program targeting this population is essential to increase the quality of life


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Humans , Male , Female , Child, Preschool , Child , Adolescent , Adult , Young Adult , Toothache/epidemiology , Oral Health , Socioeconomic Factors , Dental Health Surveys , Prevalence , Longitudinal Studies , Indonesia/epidemiology
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Braz. j. oral sci ; 21: e225686, jan.-dez. 2022. tab
Article in English | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1366509

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Aim: Tooth loss is very prevalent in Brazil, reflecting high demand for dental services, especially those related to oral rehabilitation. This study aimed to assess the quality of life in total edentulous patients rehabilitated with implants and fixed prosthesis. Methods: Thirty-two patients were evaluated before and after rehabilitation with dental implants and fixed prosthesis using the OHIP-14 questionnaire and the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) after 6 months follow-up. Results:OHIP-14 revealed a significant improvement after treatment in all seven parameters and in the global score (P < 0.001). VAS presented positive results related to patient satisfaction regarding oral rehabilitation, except for the hygiene of the fixed dentures. Conclusion: At the end of this study, OHIP-14 scores decreased by 50% in most of the questions raised, and VAS presented positive results, except for hygiene of the fixed dentures, presenting an improvement in the quality of life of total edentulous patients after rehabilitation with implants and fixed prosthesis


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Humans , Male , Female , Quality of Life , Dental Implants , Mouth, Edentulous/rehabilitation , Patient Satisfaction , Denture, Complete
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Ciênc. Saúde Colet ; 27(6): 2437-2448, jun. 2022. tab
Article in Portuguese | LILACS-Express | LILACS | ID: biblio-1375021

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Resumo Este trabalho teve por objetivo analisar a influência de fatores socioeconômicos na desigualdade de utilização de serviços odontológicos na população brasileira. A metodologia baseou-se em um estudo seccional, com uso de dados secundários provenientes da Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde (PNS) 2013. O banco de dados utilizado contém informações sobre 60.202 indivíduos maiores de 18 anos. As variáveis dependentes avaliadas foram "frequência de consulta odontológica" e "tipo de tratamento odontológico realizado na última consulta. As variáveis independentes avaliadas foram sexo, faixa etária, escolaridade, classe social mensurada através do critério Brasil e região geográfica. Na análise multivariada, foram avaliadas as odds-ratio dos desfechos a partir de um modelo de regressão logística multinominal. Percebeu-se que a população de cor/raça negra, residente na região Norte/Nordeste, de menor classe social e escolaridade apresentou maior chance de realizar acompanhamento irregular e nunca ter ido ao dentista. Além disso, este estrato populacional também apresentou maior chance de realizar procedimentos odontológicos cirúrgicos ou de urgência na última consulta odontológica. Os dados da PNS 2013 demonstram um quadro de desigualdade social no acesso a serviços odontológicos no Brasil.


Abstract This study aimed to examine the influence of socioeconomic factors on inequality in the use of dental services within the Brazilian population. The methodology was based on a sectional study, using secondary data from the 2013 National Health Survey (PNS, in Portuguese). The database contains information on 60,202 individuals over 18 years of age. The dependent variables were "frequency of dental appointments" and "type of dental treatment performed in the last appointment". The independent variables were sex, age group, education, social class measured using the Brazil criterion, and geographic region. The odds-ratio of outcomes were evaluated in the multivariate analysis using a multinomial logistic regression model. It was noticed that the population subgroups comprising Blacks and those residing in the North/Northeast, with lower social class and education, had a greater chance of having irregular follow-up and never having been to the dentist. In addition, this population stratum also had a greater chance of undergoing surgical or emergency dental procedures in the last dental appointment. Data from the 2013 PNS reveal a picture of social inequality in access to dental services in Brazil.

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Pediatr Panamá ; 51(1): 14-18, May2022.
Article in Spanish | LILACS-Express | LILACS | ID: biblio-1368293

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Introducción: las personas con Síndrome de Down requieren de cuidados especiales para realizar su higiene bucal, por lo que reviste vital importancia el conocimiento de cada una de las particularidades en este tipo de pacientes para poder desarrollar una correcta atención estomatológica. Objetivo: caracterizar las variables clínico-epidemiológicas y la salud bucal en pacientes pediátricos portadores del síndrome de Down atendidos en consultas de Estomatología pertenecientes al municipio Morón, Ciego de Ávila. Métodos: se realizó un estudio observacional, descriptivo, de corte transversal, en el período comprendido de enero a noviembre del año 2019. Se trabajó con la totalidad del universo, constituido por 31 pacientes, seleccionado mediante muestreo no probabilístico intencional. Se utilizó estadística descriptiva y como medida de resumen de la información las frecuencias absolutas y relativas porcentuales. Resultados: el 64,5 % perteneció al sexo masculino y el 48,4 % representó al grupo de edad 12-14 años. El 100 % de la población presentó enfermedades estomatológicas y el 54,8 % padeció de cardiopatía congénita. La higiene bucal deficiente estuvo presente en el 67,7 % de los casos. Las enfermedades bucales predominantes fueron la caries dental con el 77,4 % y la enfermedad periodontal con 67,7 %. Conclusiones: existió predominio del grupo de edad 12-14 años, el sexo masculino y las enfermedades estomatológicas. La higiene bucal deficiente y la caries dental estuvieron presentes en la mayoría de los pacientes.


Introduction: people with Down syndrome require special care to perform their oral hygiene, so it is vitally important to know each of the particularities in this type of patient in order to develop correct dental care. Objective: to characterize the clinical-epidemiological variables and oral health in pediatric patients with Down Syndrome treated in stomatology clinics belonging to the Moron municipality, Ciego de Avila. Methods: an observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study was carried out in the period from January to November 2019. We worked with the entire universe, consisting of 31 patients, selected by intentional non-probabilistic sampling. Descriptive statistics were used and absolute and relative percentage frequencies were used as a summary measure of the information. Results: 64,5 % belonged to the male sex and 48,4 % represented the age group 12-14 years. 100 % of the population had dental diseases and 54,8 % suffered from some cardiovascular disease. Poor oral hygiene was present in 67,7 % of the cases. The predominant oral diseases were dental caries with 77,4 % and periodontal disease with 67,7 %. Conclusions: there was a predominance of the age group 12-14 years, the male sex and dental diseases. Poor oral hygiene and dental caries were present in most of the patients.

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Braz. dent. j ; 33(2): 61-67, Mar.-Apr. 2022. tab, graf
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1374626

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Abstract To assess the impact of oral conditions on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in infants in ten Latin America countries (LAC). A cross-sectional study was conducted with 930 pairs of 1-to-3-year-old children/parents from 10 LAC, as a complementary study of the Research Observatory for Dental Caries of the Latin American Region. The scale ECOHIS, previously tested and valid in ten countries, was applied to parents/caregivers of children to measure OHRQoL. Statistical analysis included descriptive data analysis and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA-One-Way) were performed to compare age groups with OHRQoL. Bootstrapping procedures (1000 re-samplings; 95%CI Bca) were performed. The mean scores of the 'Child Impact' section in the LAC was 4.0(±8.3), in the 'Family Impact' section was 2.0(±4.0), and in overall ECOHIS score was 6.0(±12.0). In the 'Child Impact' section, Argentina 10.0(+2.4) and Venezuela 17.8(±17.5) demonstrated mean scores higher than the LAC total data. In the 'Family Impact' section, the countries with higher mean scores were Argentina 4.9(±2.0), Ecuador 2.1(±3.1) and Venezuela 7.9(±7.8). In the overall ECOHIS score, Argentina 15.1 (±4.1) and Venezuela 25.7(±25.2) has higher mean scores than the values of LAC. There is an association between children's age and parents' report of impact on the OHRQoL (p<0.001). Three-year-olds had a higher mean when compared to one- and two-year-olds, both in the Impact on the Child and Impact on the Family (p<0.001) sections, as well as in the overall ECOHIS (p<0.001). In conclusion, there are differences in OHRQoL among Latin American countries, impacting older children more significantly.


Resumo Avaliar o impacto das condições bucais na qualidade de vida relacionada à saúde bucal (QVRSB) em crianças de dez países da América Latina (AL). Foi realizado um estudo transversal com 930 pares de crianças/pais de 1 a 3 anos de 10 países da AL, como estudo complementar do Research Observatory for Dental Caries of the Latin American Region. A escala ECOHIS, previamente testada e validada em dez países, foi aplicada a pais/cuidadores de crianças para mensurar a QVRSB. A análise estatística incluiu análise descritiva de dados e análise de variância unidirecional (ANOVA-One-Way) para comparar grupos etários com QVRSB. Procedimentos de bootstrapping (1000 reamostragens; 95%IC Bca) foram realizados. A pontuação média da seção 'Impacto na Criança' na AL foi 4,0 (±8,3), na seção 'Impacto na Família' foi 2,0 (±4,0) e no escore total do ECOHIS foi 6,0 (±12,0). Na seção 'Impacto na Criança', Argentina 10,0(+2,4) e Venezuela 17,8(±17,5) demonstraram pontuações médias superiores aos dados totais da AL. Na seção 'Impacto na Família', os países com pontuações médias mais altas foram Argentina 4,9(±2,0), Equador 2,1(±3,1) e Venezuela 7,9(±7,8). No escore total do ECOHIS, Argentina 15,1 (±4,1) e Venezuela 25,7(±25,2) apresentaram escores médios superiores aos valores de AL. Houve associação entre a idade das crianças e o relato dos pais de impacto na QVRSB (p<0,001). As crianças de três anos tiveram média maior quando comparadas às de um e dois anos, tanto nas seções 'Impacto na Criança' e 'Impacto na Família' (p<0,001), quanto no escore total ECOHIS (p<0,001). Em conclusão, houveram diferenças na QVRSB entre os países da América Latina, impactando de forma mais significativa as crianças mais velhas.

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J. health sci. (Londrina) ; 24(1): 35-41, 20220322.
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS | ID: biblio-1362847

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Abstract Oral cancer is a multifactorial disease with a high occurrence rate considered to be an important public health problem. The knowledge of the Dentist is essential in the early diagnosis process, with preparation beginning since graduation to know the pathology, carry out accurate examinations, and act correctly in the face of suspected oral cancer cases. This study aimed to evaluate the knowledge of undergraduate students in Dentistry at a university regarding oral cancer and its risk factors. This was an observational, cross-sectional, qualitative and descriptive study, with use of forms on students from the 4th to the 9th semester. After data collection, the results were submitted for statistical analysis in the IBM SPSS2018 program. The total number of correct answers related to ten questions, nine with a single correct answer and one with six possibly correct answers. The correlation between the number of correct answers and the progress of the semesters (from the 4th to the 9th) was tested with Kendall's tau b coefficient. The analysis for each question used was performed by Fisher's exact test with Monte Carlo approximation. There was no significant difference (p = 0.334; rt = -0.093) in the evolution of knowledge surrounding the questions applied. In the analysis for each question, there was a significant difference in questions two and five (p = 0.000). The level of knowledge of dentistry students was considered good, needing improvement. It is essential to implement continuous educational measures throughout the course. (AU)


Resumo O câncer bucal é uma doença multifatorial com alta incidência, é considerado um problema de saúde pública. O conhecimento do cirurgião-dentista é fundamental no processo de diagnóstico precoce, está preparado desde a graduação para realização de exames precisos, conhecer acerca da patologia e agir corretamente frente aos casos suspeitos de câncer bucal. Este estudo teve como objetivo avaliar o conhecimento dos graduandos em Odontologia da UNIME Lauro de Freitas a respeito do câncer bucal e seus fatores de risco. Metodologia: Tratou-se de estudo observacional, do tipo transversal, qualitativo e descritiva, aplicando formulários a alunos do 4º ao 9º semestre. Após a coleta, os dados foram submetidos à análise estatística no programa IBM SPSS2018. O índice total de acertos relacionados a dez questões, sendo nove com uma única resposta correta e uma com a possibilidade de seis respostas corretas. A correlação entre o número de acertos e o avançar dos semestres (do 4º ao 9º) foi testada com o coeficiente tau b de Kendall. E a análise para cada questão empregada foi realizada pelo teste exato de Fisher com aproximação de Monte Carlo. Não foi observada diferença significante (p=0,334; rt=-0,093) na evolução do conhecimento sobre as questões aplicadas. Na análise para cada questão houve diferença significativa nas questões dois e cinco (p=0,000). O nível de conhecimento dos estudantes de Odontologia foi considerado bom, necessitando melhorar. É imprescindível a implementação de medidas educativas contínuas ao longo do curso. (AU)

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Rev. Ciênc. Plur ; 8(2): e23954, mar. 2022. ilus, tab
Article in English | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1368180

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Introdução:Os Centros Dentários Especializados devem apoiar a Atenção Primária à Saúde dentro de uma complexidade média. Objetivo:Construirindicadores de desempenho com base em um modelo lógico que ilustra os recursos, atividades, produtos e resultados exigidos por um Centro Odontológico Especializado para cumprir sua missão. Metodologia:Para validá-los, professores, gerentes médios e gerentes (n = 6) atribuíram uma pontuação (0-9) a cada atributo (validade, sensibilidade, especificidade, relevância, simplicidade,custo-benefício, oportunidade) dos indicadores, antes e depois da discussão em grupo. Resultados:Dos 82 indicadores iniciais, 63 foram considerados importantes por consenso (mediana ≥7; distância interquartil ≤2) relacionados à motivação para o trabalho;absenteísmo às consultas; atmosfera organizacional; segurança do paciente; gestão participativa; recursos financeiros; produtividade; educação em saúde e interação Centro Dentário Especializado/Cuidados Primários formaram a matriz final que prevê subsidiar avaliações de desempenho, principalmente baseadas em processos de trabalho. Conclusões:A matriz final de indicadores é coerente com as discussões, onde foi essencial propor indicadores, focalizando os processos de trabalho desenvolvidos e a integração aatenção primária à saúde e os centros dentários especializados em favor da rede de saúde. Assim, procura constituir uma ferramenta de auto-avaliação que verifica como os processos de trabalho nos centros dentários especializados se alinham com os valores organizacionais da atenção primária a saúde (AU).


Introducción:Los Centros dentales especializadosdeben respaldar la Atención primaria de salud dentro de una complejidad mediana. Objetivo: Construir indicadores de rendimiento basados en un modelo lógico que ilustre los recursos, las actividades, los productos y los resultados que necesita un Centro Dental Especializado para cumplir su misión. Metodología:Para validarlos, profesores, mandos intermedios y gerentes (n = 6) asignaron un puntaje (0-9) a cada atributo (validez, sensibilidad, especificidad, relevancia, simplicidad, costo-efectividad, oportunidad) de los indicadores, antes y después discusión de grupo. Resultados: De82 indicadores iniciales, 63 se consideraron importantes por consenso (mediana ≥7, distancia intercuartílica ≤2) relacionados con la motivación para el trabajo; ausentismo a las consultas; ambiente organizacional; seguridad del paciente; administracion Participativa; recursos financieros; productividad; educación e interacción con la salud. El Centro Dental Especializado / Atención Primaria formó la matriz final que contempla subsidiar las evaluaciones de desempeño, principalmente basadas en procesos de trabajo. Conclusiones: La matriz de indicadores final es coherente con los debates, en los que era esencial proponer indicadores, centrándose en los procesos de trabajo desarrollados y en la integración de la atención primaria y los centros dentales especializados en favor de la red sanitaria. Así, pretende constituir una herramienta de autoevaluación que verifique cómo los procesos de trabajo en los centros odontológicos especializados se alinean con los valores organizativos de la atención primaria (AU).


Introduction:Specialized Dental Centers should support Primary Health Care within medium complexity. Objective:Build performance indicators based on a logic model that illustrates the resources, activities, products, and results required by a Specialized Dental Center to fulfill its mission. Methodology:To validate them, teachers, middle managers and managers (n = 6) assigned a score (0-9) to each attribute (validity, sensitivity, specificity, relevance, simplicity, cost-effectiveness, opportunity) of the indicators, before and after group discussion. Results:From 82 initial indicators, 63 were considered important by consensus (median ≥7; interquartile distance ≤2) related to motivation for work; absenteeism to the consultations; organizational atmosphere; patient safety; participative management; financial resources; productivity; health education and interaction Specialized Dental Center/Primary Care formed the final matrix that envisages to subsidize performance evaluations, mainly based on work processes. Conclusions:The final indicator matrix is consistent with the discussions, where it was essential to propose indicators, focusing on the work processes developed and the integration of primary health care and specialized dental centers in favor of the health network. Thus, it seeks to constitute a self-assessment tool that verifies how the work processes in the specialized dental centers align with the organizational values of primary health care (AU).


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Humans , Male , Female , Secondary Care , Oral Health , Health Care Surveys/methods , Management Indicators , Organization and Administration , Health Evaluation , Brazil , Health Education , Absenteeism
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Rev. Ciênc. Plur ; 8(2): e26130, mar. 2022. tab, graf
Article in Portuguese | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1368659

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Introdução:Em contexto pandêmico do COVID-19, a teleodontologia pode desempenhar um papel fundamental no cuidado de problemas de saúde bucal principalmente na identificação precoce com critérios de prioridades em casos de urgência e emergência. Através dela é possível diagnosticar e prestar atendimento às pessoas infectadas pelo SARS-CoV-2 sem colocar em risco de infecção a equipe de profissionais que prestarão os serviços.Objetivo:Analisar experiências internacionais do uso da teleodontologia no contexto da pandemia de COVID-19 e sua aplicabilidade na Atenção Primária à Saúde, destacando possíveis dificuldades de sua implementação, bem como suas potencialidades e limitações.Metodologia:Uma revisão integrativa foi conduzida mediante as seis fases preconizadas do processo de elaboração. As buscas foram realizadas nas bases de dados PubMed, Lilacs, Bireme, SciELO, Paho, Cochrane e Wholis no período de 14 a 20 de julho de 2020. Foram selecionados artigos que abordassem experiências internacionais, no âmbito público ou privado, do uso da teleodontologia nos protocolos de atendimento odontológico.Resultados:Seis estudos foram analisados. A revisão dos artigos destacou a importância da teleodontologia como ferramenta de saúde alternativa para antecipar diagnósticos e diminuir necessidades em saúde bucal, além de contribuir para controle de disseminação viral no contexto da pandemia do COVID-19.Conclusões:Ainda se impõe como um desafio a aplicação da teleodontologia durante a pandemia de COVID-19 na Atenção Primária à Saúde, devido aos limites estruturais e financeiros que o Sistema Único de Saúde apresenta. No entanto, a partir desta revisão integrativa e de experiências internacionais aqui estudadas, observou-se que há viabilidade de implementação da teleodontologia nas Unidades Básicas de Saúde do país (AU).


Introduction:In the COVID-19 pandemic context, teledentistry can play a fundamental role in oral health treatment, especially in early identification and priority determination of urgent and emergency cases. Through it, it is possible to diagnose and provide care to people infected with SARS-CoV-2 without putting the team of professionals who will provide the services at risk of infection.Objective:To analyze international experiences in the use of teledentistry in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and its applicability in Primary Health Care, highlighting possible difficulties in its implementation, as well as its potential and limitations.Methodology:An integrative review was conducted through the six recommended phases of the elaboration process. Searches were performed in the PubMed, Lilacs, Bireme, SciELO, Paho, Cochrane and Wholis databases, from July 14 to 20, 2020. Articles that addressed international experiences, in the public or private sphere,of the use of teledentistry in dental care protocols were selected.Results:Six studies were analyzed. The review of the articles highlighted the importance of teledentistry as an alternative health tool to anticipate diagnoses and reduce needs in oral health, in addition to contributing to the control of viral spread in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.Conclusions:The application of teledentistry during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazilian Primary Health Care is still a challenge, due to the structural and financial limits that its Unified Health System presents. However, from this integrative review and international experiences studied here, we observe that there is feasibility of implementing teledentistry in Brazilian Basic Health Units (AU).


Introducción: En el contexto de la pandemia por COVID-19, la teleodontología puede desempeñar un papel importante en el cuidado de la salud bucal, sobretodo en la detección precoz de los problemas, con criterios de prioridad en casos de urgencia y emergencia. Por medio de ella, es posible diagnosticar y brindar atención a las personas infectadas por el SARS-CoV-2 sin poner en riesgo de infección al equipo de profesionales que realizarán los servicios. Objetivo: Analizar experiencias internacionales del uso de la teleodontología en el contexto de la pandemia por COVID-19 y su aplicabilidad en la atención primaria de la salud, resaltando posibles dificultades de implementación, así como sus potencialidades y limitaciones. Metodología: Se realizó una revisión integrativa a través de las seis fases recomendadas del proceso de elaboración. Las búsquedas se realizaron en las bases de datos PubMed, Lilacs, Bireme, SciELO, Paho, Cochrane y Wholis del 14 al 20 de julio de 2020. Se seleccionaron artículos que abordaran experiencias internacionales, en el ámbito público o privado, en el uso de la teleodontología en los protocolos de atención odontológica. Resultados: Se analizaron seis estudios. La revisión de los artículos destacó la importancia de la teleodontología como herramientade salud alternativa para anticipar diagnósticos y reducir necesidades en salud bucal, además de contribuir al control de la propagación viral en el contexto de la pandemia por COVID-19.Conclusiones: La aplicación de la teleodontología durante la pandemia por COVID-19 en la Atención Primaria de la Salud sigue siendo un desafío, debido a las limitaciones estructurales y financieras que presenta el Sistema Único de Salud. Sin embargo, a partir de esta revisión integrativa y de las experiencias internacionales aquí estudiadas, se observó que existe la posibilidad de implementar la teleodontología en las Unidades Básicas de Salud del país (AU).


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Primary Health Care , Oral Health/education , Dental Care , Teledentistry , COVID-19 , Brazil/epidemiology , SARS-CoV-2
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Rev. Ciênc. Plur ; 8(2): e27321, mar. 2022. ilus
Article in Portuguese | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1368773

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Introdução:A escola é um ambiente propício para o desenvolvimento de hábitos que podem ser aplicadospor toda a vida. Nessa perspectiva, as atividades educativas com escolares podem contribuir significativamente na promoção de saúde bucal e na disseminação de bons hábitos de higiene oral, sendo alternativas capazes de instruir esses sujeitos eficientemente.Objetivo:Relatar a experiência de uma intervenção lúdica de caráter educativo realizada pela equipe de um projeto de extensão com uma turma de educação infantil em escola institucional de educação básica.Metodologia:A partir do conhecimento da faixa etária dos escolares, um jogo educativo foi desenvolvido e uma ação de caráter lúdico foi elaborada. A alimentação saudável foi a temática escolhida para ser trabalhada interdisciplinariamente à conscientização sobre o papel dos alimentos no desenvolvimento da cárie dentária e das orientações de higiene oral. Ao "brincar de fazer compras", momento em que os alunos podiam escolher quais alimentos adquirir no jogo, foi possível discorrer sobre quais dessas escolhas alimentares não eram saudáveis e também orientar os participantescom macromodelosobre a forma correta de escovação e uso dofio dental.Resultados:A interação das crianças com a atividade e com toda equipe de extensionistas foi bastante satisfatória. Foi possível verificar que os mesmos assimilaram bem os assuntos trabalhados ludicamente e foi demonstrado pela intervenção que os alunos conseguiram adquirir conhecimentos práticos sobre a saúde bucal no momento de orientação de higiene oral tanto no jogo quanto na simulação da escovação com macromodelo. Conclusões:Atividades lúdicas para escolares podem ser instrumentos capazes de transmitir conhecimentos em saúde bucal satisfatoriamente ao passo que sinalizam aspectos que devem ser desenvolvidos e incorporados no cotidiano dos indivíduos desde a mais tenra idade (AU).


Introduction: School is a conducive environment for developing habits that can be extended throughout life. From this perspective, educational activities with schoolchildren can significantly contribute to promoting oral health and to disseminate good oral hygiene habits, constituting alternatives which are capable of efficiently educating these subjects. Objective:To report the experience of a playful and educational intervention carried out by the team of an extension project with an early childhood education class in an institutional school of basic education. Methodology: An educational game was developed based on the knowledge of the age range of the school children, and a playful action was elaborated. A healthy eating theme was chosen to be worked on in an interdisciplinary way to raise awareness about the role of food in developing dental caries and oral hygiene guidelines. By "playing shopping" in which students could choose which foods to buy in a game, it was possible to discuss which of these food choices were unhealthy and also guide participants with a macromodel on the correct way of brushing and flossing. Results: The interaction of children with the activity and with the entire extension team was quite satisfactory. It was possible to verify that they had assimilated the playfully addressed issues and it was demonstrated that students were able to acquire practical knowledge about oral health during the oral hygiene orientation in both the game and in the brushing simulation with the macromodel. Conclusions:Playful activities for schoolchildren may constitute instruments which are capable of satisfactorily transmitting knowledge on oral health, and can indicate aspects which must be developed and incorporated into the daily lives of individuals from a very early age (AU).


Introducción: La escuela es un entorno favorable para el desarrollo de hábitos que pueden prolongarse a lo largo de la vida. En esta perspectiva, las actividades educativas con alumnos pueden contribuir significativamente a la promoción de salud oral y de difusión de buenas costumbres de higiene oral, siendo estas alternativas capaces de educar estos sujetos eficientemente.Objetivo:Relatar la experiencia de una intervención lúdica educativo, realizada por un equipo de un proyecto de extensión, direccionada a un grupo de educación infantil en una escuela del sistema educativo básico brasileño. Metodología: A partir del conocimiento de la franja etaria , se diseñó un juego educativo y se planeó una acción de carácter lúdico. La alimentación sana fue la temática elegida para que, de este modo, además de orientaciones de cuidados orales, también se trabajara, interdisciplinariamente, la concientización sobre la relación entre los alimentos y el surgimiento de caries dentarias. Al "jugar a las compras", momento en que los alumnos podían elegir cuales alimentos iban a adquirir, fue posible debatir sobre cuales de las opciones alimentares no eran sanas y, además de eso, orientar los participantes, con un tipodonto, sobre la forma correcta de cepillarse y de usar el hilo dental. Resultados: La interacción con la actividad y con el equipo de extensión fue muy exitosa. Fue posible verificar que los alumnos comprendieron los temas trabajados lúdicamente y también que, a través de la intervención, consiguieron alcanzar conocimientos prácticos sobre salud oral, tanto en el momento de la orientación de higiene oral cuanto en la actividad de simulación de cepillado con el apoyo del tipodonto.Conclusiones:Actividades lúdicas para niños r pueden ser instrumentos capaces de proporcionar aprendizajes sobre salud oral en la medida en que señalan aspectos que necesitan ser desarrollados en las prácticas rutineras de sujetos desde muy temprana edad (AU).


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Humans , Male , Female , Child , Local Health Strategies , Child Rearing , Oral Health/education , Health Strategies , Problem-Based Learning/methods , Oral Hygiene , Toothbrushing , Brazil/epidemiology , Child , Education, Primary and Secondary , Games, Recreational/psychology
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Ciênc. Saúde Colet ; 27(3): 1181-1190, mar. 2022. tab, graf
Article in Portuguese | LILACS | ID: biblio-1364685

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Resumo A distribuição da cárie é desigual e fortemente associada aos diferentes perfis socioeconômicos dos países. Objetivou-se descrever as mudanças da prevalência de dentes permanentes cariados no Brasil e em países de renda média-alta nos anos 1990 e 2017. Trata-se de um estudo descritivo realizado a partir de dados secundários extraídos do Global Burden of Disease. Foram incluídos os 53 países pertencentes ao grupo de renda média-alta. As estimativas de prevalência de cárie foram coletadas nos anos de 1990 e 2017. A variação percentual da prevalência foi calculada entre os dois anos. Também foram coletados os valores do Índice de Desenvolvimento Humano (IDH) para cada país. Os resultados evidenciam tendência de redução da prevalência de dentes permanentes cariados no Brasil e na maioria dos países de renda média-alta. A prevalência de cárie não tratada no Brasil foi de 38,17%, em 1990, e de 37,46% em 2017. O Brasil ocupa a 41ª posição no ranking de redução na prevalência de cárie entre os 53 países avaliados. Os países que alcançaram as maiores reduções na prevalência de cárie foram os que melhoraram o seu IDH. Nesse sentido, considera-se a necessidade de rever as políticas públicas de saúde bucal, bem como uma reflexão acerca do enfrentamento das iniquidades presentes nos países pesquisados.


Abstract The distribution of caries is uneven and strongly associated with the different socioeconomic profiles of countries. The scope of this study was to describe the changes in the prevalence of decayed permanent teeth in Brazil and in upper-middle income countries for the years 1990 and 2017. It is a descriptive study based on secondary data extracted from the Global Burden of Disease. The 53 countries included in the upper-middle income group were included. Caries prevalence estimates were collected for the years 1990 and 2017. The percentage change in prevalence was calculated between the two years. The values of the Human Development Index (HDI) for each country were also collected. The results show the trend of a reduction in the prevalence of decayed permanent teeth in Brazil and in most upper-middle income countries. The prevalence of untreated caries in Brazil was 38.17% in 1990 and 37.46% in 2017. Brazil occupies the 41st position in the ranking of the reduction in the prevalence of caries among the 53 countries evaluated. The countries that achieved the greatest reductions in the prevalence of caries were those with an improvement in their HDI. In this respect, the need to review public oral health policies is revealed, as well as a reflection on addressing the inequities present in the countries surveyed.


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Humans , Dentition, Permanent , Developing Countries , Brazil/epidemiology , Prevalence , Income
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Braz. dent. j ; 33(1): 87-95, jan.-fev. 2022. tab
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1364484

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Abstract Aims: Increasing evidence supports a relationship between poor oral health and growth in children. Our objective was to assess the association between the presence of dental caries and anthropometric measurements of children residing in Claverito, a floating slum community in the Peruvian Amazon. Methods: For this cross-sectional study, presence of caries was assessed using dmft/DMFT (decayed, missing, filled teeth) scores and the SiC Index (mean dmft/DMFT of one-third of the study group with the highest caries score). Anthropometric categories for age-sex-specific z-scores for height and weight were calculated based on WHO standardized procedures and definitions. The association between SiC (measured by dmft/DMFT) and anthropometric measures was estimated using unadjusted and adjusted multivariable linear regression models. Critical value was established at 5%. Results: Our study population consisted of 67 children between the ages of 1 and 18 years old. Mean age was 9.5 years old (SD: 4.5), and the majority were female (52.2%). Almost all had dental caries (97.0%) and the mean dmft/DMFT score was 7.2 (SD: 4.7). The SiC Index of this population was 9.0. After adjusting for confounding variables, participants who had permanent dentition with the highest dmft/DMFT levels had statistically significant decreased height-for-age z-scores (HAZ) (p=0.04). Conclusions: We found an inverse linear association between SiC Index and height-for-age z-scores (HAZ) among children living in poverty in a floating Amazonian community in Peru. Children from under-resourced communities, like floating slums, are at high risk for oral disease possibly negatively impacting their growth and development.


Resumo Objetivos: Há cada vez mais evidências apoiando uma relação entre a saúde bucal precária e o crescimento das crianças. Nosso objetivo foi avaliar a associação entre a presença de cárie dentária e medidas antropométricas de crianças residentes em Claverito, uma comunidade flutuante de favelas na Amazônia peruana. Métodos: Para este estudo transversal, a presença de cárie foi avaliada utilizando os escores dmft/DMFT (dentes cariados, ausentes, preenchidos) e o Índice SiC (média dmft/DMFT de um terço do grupo de estudo com a maior pontuação de cárie). As categorias antropométricas para pontuações z específicas de idade e sexo para altura e peso foram calculadas com base nos procedimentos e definições padronizados da OMS. A associação entre SiC (medido por dmft/DMFT) e medidas antropométricas foi estimada usando modelos de regressão linear multivariável não ajustados e ajustados. O valor crítico foi estabelecido em 5%. Resultados: A população do estudo consistia de 67 crianças entre 1 e 18 anos de idade. A idade média era de 9,5 anos (DP: 4,5), e a maioria era do sexo feminino (52,2%). Quase todas tinham cárie dentária (97,0%) e a média da pontuação dmft/DMFT foi de 7,2 (DP: 4,7). O índice SiC desta população era de 9,0. Após ajuste para variáveis confusas, os participantes que tinham dentição permanente com os níveis mais altos de dmft/DMFT tinham diminuído estatisticamente a pontuação z de altura por idade (HAZ) (p=0,04). Conclusões: Encontramos uma associação linear inversa entre o Índice SiC e as pontuações z de altura por idade (HAZ) entre crianças que vivem na pobreza em uma comunidade amazônica flutuante no Peru. Crianças de comunidades com poucos recursos, como favelas flutuantes, correm alto risco de contrair doenças orais, possivelmente impactando negativamente seu crescimento e desenvolvimento.

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Rev. Assoc. Med. Bras. (1992) ; 68(2): 217-221, Feb. 2022. tab
Article in English | LILACS | ID: biblio-1365360

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SUMMARY OBJECTIVE: This study aimed at the oral health problems of elderly patients with diabetes. A training course of integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine was constructed, helping patients improve their oral health quality of life. METHODS: A randomized controlled prospective experimental study was conducted. A total of 190 elderly patients were divided randomly into an observation group and a control group with 95 cases in each. The control group received regular health education, while the observation group was based on the control group to implement the integrated experiential learning of traditional Chinese and Western medicine in small groups. The oral health knowledge, attitude, behavior, and blood glucose control status along with the oral health quality of life of the two groups were compared before the intervention and at 3-month postintervention. RESULTS: Three months after the intervention, the fasting blood glucose control and the 2-h postprandial blood glucose/glycosylated hemoglobin levels in the observation group were significantly better than in the control group, and the difference was statistically significant (p<0.05). The oral health quality of life in the observation group was significantly better than in the control group, and the difference was statistically significant (p<0.05). CONCLUSION: The small-group experiential learning model of integrated Chinese and Western medicine can promote the transformation of knowledge-beliefs-behaviors in elderly patients with diabetes, which is conducive to controlling blood sugar levels and improving the quality of oral health.


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Humans , Aged , Oral Health , Diabetes Mellitus/therapy , Quality of Life , China , Prospective Studies , Problem-Based Learning , Medicine, Chinese Traditional
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Arch. endocrinol. metab. (Online) ; 66(1): 40-49, Jan.-Feb. 2022. tab, graf
Article in English | LILACS | ID: biblio-1364307

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ABSTRACT Objectives: To describe the oral health profile and evaluate the impact of tooth loss on diet quality and glycemic control among 66 patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) treated in an endocrinology outpatient clinic at a teaching hospital. Materials and methods: Questionnaires about diabetes self-care (SDSCA), masticatory ability, diet quality, anxiety level about dental treatment, and oral health were applied. Laboratory tests were retrieved from medical records or newly collected samples. Results: The presence of fewer than 21 teeth was associated with an unsatisfactory self-perceived masticatory ability (r = 0.44; p = 0.007). Most participants reported not having received guidance on oral health from their endocrinologists (81.8%) and having had the last visit to the dentist 2 years or more before the study (36.8%). The mean HbA1c level in the group with fewer than 21 teeth was comparable to that in the group with functional dentition (8.9 ± 1.5 and 8.7 ± 1.6%, respectively; p = 0.60). Conclusion: Adults with T2DM have a high prevalence of tooth loss and lack of information about oral hygiene care. Our results reinforce the need for more effective communication between medical and dental care teams.


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Humans , Adult , Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 , Self Care , Oral Health , Diet , Glycemic Control
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Acta sci., Health sci ; 44: e53802, Jan. 14, 2022.
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS | ID: biblio-1363583

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has become a global public health challenge. The objective of this study was to analyze the relationship between self-perception of oral health and clinical condition among patients with CKD. This isa quanti-qualitative survey conducted in a CKD specialized service. The sample consisted of 60 patients who underwent oral examinations to have their severity of caries (DMFT) and need for dental prosthesis checked. Age, sex, time on dialysis, marital status, skin color, education and pre-existing diseases were also analyzed. Among the kidney patients who agreed to undergo the clinical examinations and showed communication skills, some were selected, and three focus groups were created, with the participation of a moderator and six to 10 kidney patients in each group. Their speeches were processed in the IRAMUTEQ software and analyzed through the similarity analysis and word cloud techniques. As for profile, the patients were aged 60.23 ± 10.87 years old; were male (73.33%); were on dialysis for 41.90 ± 56.57 months; were married (61.67%); were white (76.67%); had incomplete primary education (41.66%); had arterial hypertension (76.67%); had a DMFT index of 22.55 ± 8.39; 43.33% needed an upper complete denture; and 30.00% needed a lower complete denture. The similarity analysis revealed many doubts and uncertainties about current health services, which can be proven by the words 'no' and 'treatment'. The quanti-qualitative analysis showed a high rate of dental loss and the need for complete dentures and suggests inequities in oral health care for chronic kidney disease patients, especially in tertiary care. There was a positive representation regarding oral health, but the lexicographical analyses of the textual corpusconfirmed the self-perception of lack of dental care.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-920593

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Objective@#To evaluate the caries preventive effect and economic outcome of an oral health promotion model in rural primary schools in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.@*Methods@# In November 2015, a baseline survey was conducted on the caries prevalence of rural first graders in program areas, and then a program intervention was carried out on the first graders of target primary schools. The intervention methods included the distribution of oral health care products, oral health education, teacher training, etc. In 2020, the method of cluster random sampling was adopted to include the sixth graders who received the program intervention as first graders and were still available in 2020 as the intervention group. During this period, the sixth graders transferred from foreign schools who failed to receive the program intervention as first graders were included in the non-intervention group. The caries preventive effect was evaluated by analyzing the caries epidemiological data of 2 652 children aged 11-13 years, comparing the intervention and non-intervention group. The cost of the program was estimated by the structural analysis method. A decision tree model was established by TreeAge pro2019 and incorporated into the effect parameters and cost parameters for cost-effectiveness analysis and sensitivity analysis.@* Results @# The prevalence of caries in the intervention group was 54.8%, and the mean DMFT was 1.36 ± 1.64, both of which were lower than those in the non-intervention group. The difference in prevalence and mean DMFT between the two groups was statistically significant (P < 0.05). It costs CNY 319.83 per child to reduce suffering from caries. The number of patients with caries in the intervention group was the most sensitive indicator of an economic effect. The probability of a cost-effectiveness advantage for the program was 92.2%. @*Conclusion @# This oral health promotion model used in rural schools demonstrated a caries preventive effect that was very likely economically advantageous. It is of practical significance to improve and promote this model in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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Article in Portuguese | ColecionaSUS, LILACS, ColecionaSUS, CONASS, SES-GO | ID: biblio-1358408

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Introdução/Objetivos: A pesquisa apresenta como a Gestão da Informação (GI) é desenvolvida e qual a influência desta nas tomadas de decisão, relativas ao Planejamento Estratégico das ações e serviços a serem realizados, da Saúde Bucal da Estratégia de Saúde da Família (ESF) de Anápolis/GO. Metodologia: Para atingir tal objetivo foram analisados os seguintes processos: a coleta de dados pelos Cirurgiões-Dentistas, o processamento dos dados pelo Setor de Informação para a Atenção Básica (SISAB), e a formação e utilização dos indicadores pelos gestores. A investigação foi conduzida por meio de entrevistas à profissionais da assistência, da Tecnologia da Informação e da Coordenação da Saúde Bucal da ESF de Anápolis/GO; roteiros semiestruturados foram usados como instrumento de coleta de dados e a Análise de Conteúdo de Bardin1 como técnica de interpretação dos dados coletados. Resultados: Os resultados puderam identificar que a Saúde Bucal da ESF de Anápolis/GO não possui um processo institucionalizado de formação de indicadores de saúde, sendo que a maioria dos dados tem apenas função burocrática e financeira. Conclusões: Consequentemente, as decisões da gestão são automáticas e sem embasamento estatístico ou científico. Além disso, revelou-se a dualidade de sentimentos que é trabalhar na saúde pública brasileira, uma mistura de prazer e sofrimento. Outros estudos são necessários para acompanhar a mudança imposta pelo "Previne Brasil", já que a formação de indicadores de saúde passa a ser obrigatória para o recebimento de recursos financeiros.


Introduction/Objectives: The research presents how the Information Management (IM) is developed and its influence on the Anápolis/GO Family Health Strategy (FHS) Oral Health decisions making related to Strategic Planning. Methodology: To achieve this objective, it analyzed the following processes: the Dental Surgeons data collection, the data processing by the Primary Care Information Sector (SISAB), and the indicators formation and use by the managers. The investigation was conducted through interviews with Anápolis/GO FHS Oral Health care, information technology and coordination professionals; semi-structured questionnaires were used as data collection instrument and Bardin1. Content Analysis as collect data interpretation technique. Results: The results were able to identify that the Anápolis/GO FHS Oral Health does not have a health indicators formation institutionalized process and most of the data has only bureaucratic and financial function. Conclusions: Consequently, management decisions are automatic and without statistical or scientific basis. In addition, it was revealed the dual feeling While Working in Brazilian public health, a suffering and pleasure mixture. Further studies are needed to monitor the change imposed by "Previne Brasil", since the health indicators formation becomes mandatory for the financial resources receiving


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Humans , Health Status Indicators , National Health Strategies , Dental Health Services , Health Information Management , Dental Health Services/organization & administration , Electronic Health Records
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Braz. oral res. (Online) ; 36: e004, 2022. tab, graf
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1355926

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Abstract This study aimed to investigate the association between Oral Health Literacy (OHL) and dental outcomes. A sample of 920 adults above 18 years of age living in areas covered by 10 Family Health Units (FHUs) in a large city in São Paulo state, Brazil, was included. OHL was assessed using the short-form Health Literacy in Dentistry Scale (HeLD-14). Data on sociodemographic factors, oral health, and general health were obtained through a structured questionnaire. The investigated outcomes "tooth loss" and "reason for the last dental appointment" were evaluated using self-reported data. Simple logistic regression models were used to analyze the associations between each independent factor and outcomes. Factors that presented a significance level of ≤0.20 in the bivariate analysis were included in the hierarchical multiple logistic regression models. Participants with an education level up to high school, low OHL, and poor/fair self-rated oral health had 1.35 (95%CI, 1.01-1.80), 1.48 (95%CI, 1.12-1.95), and 1.46 (95%CI, 1.11-1.92) times more probability to report missing teeth, respectively. Adults from families with lower monthly income, low OHL, and poor/fair self-rated oral health had 1.70 (95%CI, 1.29-2.26), 1.89 (95%CI, 1.42-2.51), and 1.73 (95%CI, 1.30-2.30) times more chance, respectively, to have gone to the last dental appointment due to pain or caries. Adults with low OHL levels are more likely to have missing teeth and have gone to the last dental visit for pain, reinforcing the importance of OHL as an important determinant for promoting oral health.

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Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop ; 55(supl.1): e0284, 2022. tab, graf
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS | ID: biblio-1356800

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Abstract INTRODUCTION Epidemiological surveys revealed that Brazil has a high burden of oral diseases. However, no prior study has reported estimates of untreated dental caries, periodontitis, and edentulism over a three-decade period. The objective of this study is to report the trends of prevalence, incidence, and years-lived with disability (YLDs) due to untreated dental caries in primary and permanent teeth, periodontitis, and edentulism in Brazil between 1990 and 2019. METHODS Estimates of prevalence, incidence, and YLDs due to dental caries in primary and permanent teeth, periodontitis, and edentulism were produced for Brazil, by sex and age, between 1990 and 2019, using Dismod-MR 2.1, as part of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD 2019). Trends of oral disorders were analyzed using generalized linear regression models applying the Prais-Winsten method. RESULTS Almost 100 million Brazilians presented at least one oral disorder in 2019, which was equivalent to a prevalence of 45.3%. All oral diseases combined ranked eighth among all causes of disability, causing more than 970,000 YLDs. Untreated dental caries in primary teeth were estimated to affect 13.5 million children, and untreated dental caries in permanent teeth affected more than 52 million people. Periodontitis affected 29.5 million people, and edentulism affected almost 22 million. The generalized linear regression models revealed a trend of stability of oral disorders between 1990 and 2019. CONCLUSIONS The burden of oral diseases in Brazil is extremely high. Oral disorders, edentulism in particular, caused disability at levels that are comparable to other important chronic diseases.

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Niger. J. Dent. Res. (Online) ; 7(1): 10-19, 2022. figures, tables
Article in English | AIM, AIM | ID: biblio-1354688

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Background: Oral mucosal lesions affect people of all age groups, and vary in presentation; from asymptomatic to severely debilitating. Studies reporting the prevalence and effects of these lesions in adolescents are generally few compared to those describing the demography of dental caries and other oral diseases. Objective: To determine the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions, factors that contribute to the prevalence, and the association with the oral-health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of adolescents in the population. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was done on 240 secondary school students aged 10-19 from three secondary schools selected using multi-stage cluster random sampling. A pre-designed questionnaire was used to collect demographic information, presence of systemic illness, and oral habits. Oral-health related quality of life was assessed using the oral-health impact profile (OHIP-14), and intraoral examination was performed within the school premises by a single trained investigator. Results: A total of 33 participants (13.7%) had oral mucosal lesions. Overall, commissural lip pits (5.0%) were the most prevalent, while geographic tongue and irritation fibroma (0.4% each) were the least prevalent lesions. The mean OHIP-14 score of the participants in this study was 7.17+8.64. Participants with systemic diseases and cheek biting habits had statistically significant worse scores than those without either. Conclusion: The most prevalent oral mucosal lesions in the adolescent age group are those of developmental origin. Quality of life was negatively impacted by the presence of systemic diseases as well as cheek biting habit.


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Humans , Adolescent , Quality of Life , Rural Population , Oral Health , Lichen Planus, Oral , Prevalence
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Braz. oral res. (Online) ; 36: e032, 2022. tab
Article in English | LILACS-Express | LILACS, BBO | ID: biblio-1364586

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Abstract: The aim of this study was to describe the oral health services offered by the Unified Health System in the northern macro-region of Minas Gerais, Brazil, during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was an observational, cross-sectional and descriptive study. Data collection took place between August and September 2020 through the completion of online questionnaires by oral health managers in the northern municipalities of Minas Gerais and by consultation of information available in the Special Epidemiological Bulletin Coronavirus North Macro-region n° 14. After collection, data were transferred to SPSS® (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for Windows, version 24.0). Analyses were performed using frequency, mean, standard deviation and percentages. It was found that all included municipalities suspended elective treatments and maintained emergency dental care at all levels of care. In 62.5% of municipalities there were oral health professionals contaminated by COVID-19. Oral health teams implemented specific interventions to address the pandemic,with the most frequent being tele-orientation (74.7%), use of sanitary barriers (72%), and telemonitoring (68%). At the beginning of the pandemic, 62.5% of municipalities lacked personal protective equipment. Comsidering these results, it was found that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the supply of dental services in northern Minas Gerais due to the suspension of elective care, contamination of professionals, lack of personal protective equipment, and development of new interventions. Thus, oral health teams had to adapt to new contexts of health interventionsto face COVID-19 and maintain dental care services.

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