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Oct
2016

The purpose of this study was to assess the scientific evidence regarding the survival and clinical performance of adhesive materials for primary molars, comparing composite resin (CR), conventional glass ionomer cement (GIC), resin-modified glass ionomer (RMGIC), silver-reinforced glass ionomer cement, and compomer.
Six databases were searched without restrictions regarding language or year of publication. Meta-analysis was conducted; risk ratios (RRs) and 95 percent confidence intervals (95% CI) were calculated.

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Jun
2015

Assess agreement between proxy respondents (caregivers) and children/adolescents related to the impact of cancer on children's/adolescents' health-related quality of life, with respect to anxiety and worry issues.
A cross-sectional study was conducted among 83 Brazilian children/adolescents, of both genders, diagnosed with cancer, aged 5-18 years and their proxy respondents. Anxiety and worry were assessed through items of the instrument Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Cancer Module Scale.

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Dec
1969

The aim of the study was to evaluate the association of sleep bruxism, awake bruxism and sleep quality among dental students of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. A cross-sectional study was performed including 183 Brazilian dental students aged from 17 to 46 years old. The complete course curriculum consists of 9 semesters.

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Oct
2014

The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of traumatic dental injury (TDI) on the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of Brazilian preschool children and their families.
A cross-sectional study was carried out with 1632 children of both sexes aged 60-71 months in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Data on OHRQoL were collected using the Brazilian version of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (B-ECOHIS), which was self-administered by parents/caregivers to record their perceptions regarding the oral health of their children.

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Oct
2014

The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the impact of malocclusion on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) of children and their families. A population-based cross-sectional study was carried out in Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. A representative sample of 1069 male and female preschoolers aged 60 to 71 months was randomly selected from public and private preschools and daycare centers.

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Aug
2013

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of oral health conditions on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in population-based sample of Brazilian preschool children. A further aim was to identify the influence of socio-demographic profile and perceptions regarding general health and oral health status on OHRQoL.
An epidemiological survey was carried out at public and private preschools in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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Aug
2013

The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of traumatic dental injury (TDI) on the quality of life of preschool children and their families.
This cross-sectional study was carried out with 388 60- to 71-month-old children. Data on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) were collected using the Brazilian version of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS).

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Aug
2013

Dental trauma can cause physical, esthetic, and psychological problems. This paper presents the case of a 2-year-old boy who suffered multiple avulsions of the maxillary anterior teeth. Treatment consisted of fixed orthodontic appliances with artificial anterior teeth.

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Jun
2011

Oral disorders can have a negative impact on the functional, social and psychological wellbeing of young children and their families and cause pain/discomfort for the child. Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) has emerged as an important health outcome in clinical trials and healthcare research. The Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) is a proxy measure of children's OHRQoL designed to assess the negative impact of oral disorders on the quality of life of preschool children.

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Dec
1969

The present study analyzed the profile of dental researchers receiving grants related to their productivity in research from the Brazilian National Research and Development Council (CNPq). Data collection was carried out in March 2008, using the Brazilian database for curriculum vitae (Lattes Format). There were 144 researchers registered in the database and linked to 25 institutions.

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May
2008

Möbius syndrome is a rare congenital condition that is characterized clinically by paralysis of a group of cranial nerves. It presents diverse manifestations that can have negative repercussions on the quality of life of affected individuals. This article presents a clinical case of a child with the syndrome and addressed the clinical manifestations and difficulties experienced during dental treatment.

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May
2008

Alterations in tooth shape and size are related to impaired esthetic appearance and facial harmony and can have a negative effect on a patient's self-esteem. Many alternatives for treating peg-shaped teeth are described in the literature. This article presents two clinical cases involving peg-shaped lateral incisors that were transformed with composite resins, addressing aspects related to treatment alternatives and facial esthetics.

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