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Author: Carlos A Feldens (2)


Mar
2015

The aim of the present study was to describe oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and associated factors in elderly individuals treated at Family Health Units in urban areas of the city of Pelotas, Brazil.
The sample was composed of 438 individuals aged 60 years old or older. Demographic, socio-economic, general health and behavioural variables were collected using standardised questionnaires.

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Mar
2015

The purpose of this study, was to investigate the incidence of traumatic dental injuries in the first year of life and their associated factors.
Five hundred children were recruited at the outset of the cohort (at birth); 397 had an initial assessment at 6 months (investigation of demographic, socioeconomic, and environmental variables), and 378 were examined for dental trauma at the 1-year assessment (12-16 months); 122 children were lost in the follow-up, and 2 edentulous children were excluded from analysis.
Approximately 15% of the children (54/376) had dental trauma, with the most common type of injury being enamel fracture.

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