Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 136

Table of Content: September 2010; 2(3)

September 2010

Periodontal health status and prevalence of root caries in Brazilian adults of Aracaju city

The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and severity of periodontal disease and root caries in a Brazilian population, in the city of Aracaju, state of Sergipe. Two hundred subjects, age ranging from 20 - 60 years old, were recruited. The following full-mouth clinical parameters were evaluated: number of missing teeth, number of exposure root surfaces (gingival recession) and root caries, bleeding score,...

Author(s): Gabriela Alessandra da Cruz Galhardo Camargo, Carlos Emanoel Silva da Silveira, Tânia Maria Vieira Fortes, Adriana de Castro e Silva and Cléverson Oliveira Silva

  • Article Number: 0AE39B0926

September 2010

Effect of birth rank on the caries experience of children from a suburban population in Nigeria

The study aims to explore the possible impact of biological factors such as birth rank, age and sex on the severity of caries experienced by a population of Nigerian children with caries. Specifically, it explores the impact of a child’s birth rank on the severity of caries and the effect of other biological variables such as the age and sex on this risk. Information were collected from the 497...

Author(s): Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Foluso Owotade, Elizabeth O. Oziegbe and Rotimi Fadeyibi

  • Article Number: 6BE3CB4933