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  1. Excavaciones en el "Paraje de las Dehesas" (Osma, Soria : estudio traceológico de una ficha romana de juego

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    R. Durán Cabello

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Durante las recientes excavaciones desarrolladas en el yacimiento de Uxama (Soria, se ha recuperado, entre otros materiales, una ficha de juego romana. El objetivo de este trabajo ha sido un estudio traceológico de esta pieza, inacabada, para una mejor determinación de los procesos de fabricación.During the recent excavations that were undertaken at the site of Uxama (Soria, a partly finished roman game roundel (chipwas retrieved, between other materials. This study describes the traceological analysis that was carried out in order to better understand the technical features of this object.

  2. Desarrollo de una ficha anestésica web en áreas criticas

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    Bianco, Gustavo; Sabalza, Marcelo; Luna, Daniel; Garcia Fomari, Gustavo; Garbino, Jorge; Waldhorn, Martín; Tarsetti, Estefanía

    2013-01-01

    Este trabajo se centra en el diseño e implementación de un sistema de registro anestésico web en tiempo real del cual se genera un documento de relevancia asistencial y legal. La solución abarca un híbrido de una aplicación web integrada en la historia clínica electrónica y una aplicación local que maneja la comunicación con el monitor de signos vitales. Debido a la criticidad del ámbito de trabajo se buscó que pueda funcionar en contingencia, logrando una aplicación robusta y confiable....

  3. Sistematización de imágenes obtenidas por fototrampeo: una propuesta de ficha Systematic images from camera-traps: a proposal of data card

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    Francisco Botello

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Las colecciones científicas desempeñan un papel fundamental en la acumulación del conocimiento biológico. Recientemente, el uso de fototrampas para realizar inventarios y estudios ecológicos en mamíferos se ha incrementando notablemente. Sin embargo, la información básica asociada a las imágenes no se ha organizado de manera formal y sistemática, como en el caso de los especímenes en una colección científica. Aquí, se propone un formato para producir fichas digitales de fotocolecta en donde la imagen de la especie fotografiada esté asociada a la misma información básica que se registra en una colecta tradicional, lo que permitirá que éstas sean fácilmente incluidas en colecciones científicas, con lo que se documentará la información disponible proveniente de todos aquellos sitios que actualmente estén monitoreándose mediante este método.The main objective of biological collections is to accumulate biological data. The use of camera-traps for inventories and ecological studies of mammals has shown a noteworthy recent increase. However, the basic information associated with the images is not organized in a formal or systematic way, like the specimens of a scientific collection. Here, we propose a format to produce digital photosampling cards where the image of the photographed species is associated with the same basic information that is recorded for a traditional sample; in this way, they can be easily inorporated in scientific collections, thus documenting the available information for the sites that are sampled by this method.

  4. La canción infantil como canción escolar. Propuesta para una ficha de análisis

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    María Consuelo de la VEGA SESTELO

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available La canción infantil es uno de los elementos básicos sobre los que se fundamenta la educación musical en la enseñanza primaria en España. Necesitamos de un recurso de análisis, desde el punto de vista del docente, que sirva de herramienta de elección de las distintas canciones que van a ser utilizadas en el aula dirigidas a distintos niveles, cursos, edades de alumnos, etc. Se realiza una propuesta de organización de este análisis estableciendo un esquema de actuación y ofreciendo las distintas categorías que para cada apartado se proponen. Tendremos en cuenta aspectos que intervienen en la construcción de una canción infantil como una canción escolar: musicales, lingüísticos, didácticos, metodológicos, culturales, etc. Por otro lado, el estudio de las canciones en las distintas épocas históricas ofrecerá una posibilidad de concatenación histórica sobre la evolución que en su construcción y en su utilización educativa ofrecen estas pequeñas obras musicales. En su faceta artística estas canciones podrán ser interpretadas y reinterpretadas con nuevas y actuales concepciones didácticas.

  5. La ficha electrónica como instrumento para la investigación de la arquitectura Maya

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    MAY CASTILLO, MANUEL; Muñoz Cosme, Gaspar

    2010-01-01

    Para la investigación y salvaguarda del patrimonio arquitectónico maya son necesarias las tareas de inventario para sistematizar su estudio y profundizar en el conocimiento de las edificaciones. Las nuevas tecnologías de la información han permitido diseñar una ficha electrónica que presenta grandes ventajas respecto a las fichas tradicionales. Se ha concretado el diseño y contenido de la ficha primando aspectos de lectura y manejo de la información, que a su vez permanezca abierta, susceptib...

  6. Elaboração de prontuário do residente em uma instituição de longa permanência para idosos Elaboración de la ficha del residente en una institución de larga permanencia para ancianos Development of a medical record for residents in a long-stay institution for the elderly

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    Silvana Sidney Costa Santos

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Elaborar o prontuário do residente em uma instituição de longa permanência para idosos (ILPI no Estado do Rio Grande do Sul. MÉTODOS: Trata-se de pesquisa-ação, realizada em uma ILPI, no Rio Grande do Sul/Brasil. Participaram dois pesquisadores e 14 trabalhadores: um enfermeiro, um médico, uma nutricionista, uma assistente social, quatro técnicas de enfermagem, duas cuidadoras e quatro administradores. Foram utilizadas as reuniões grupais com os participantes da pesquisa, durante as quais foram refletidos/discutidos quatro temas: finalidade do prontuário; composição do prontuário; contribuições do prontuário à ILPI; sugestões a respeito do prontuário. RESULTADOS: O prontuário do residente foi elaborado conjuntamente entre pesquisadores e trabalhadores da ILPI, atendendo às necessidades contextuais, sendo, posteriormente, implantado. Ficou composto pelos: dados pessoais do idoso; anamnese médica; evolução da equipe multiprofissional; prescrição médica e anotação da técnica de enfermagem; sistematização da assistência de enfermagem; avaliações cognitiva, afetiva, funcional e social. CONCLUSÃO: O prontuário elaborado trouxe melhor sistematização do cuidado para os trabalhadores e contribuição para melhoria da assistência aos idosos.OBJETIVO: Elaborar la ficha médica del residente en una Institución de Larga Permanencia para Ancianos (ILPA en el Estado de Rio Grande do Sul. MÉTODOS: Se trata de investigación-acción, realizada en una ILPA, no estado de Rio Grande do Sul, en Brasil. Participaron dos investigadores y 14 trabajadores (un enfermero, un médico, una nutricionista, una asistente social, cuatro técnicas de enfermería, dos cuidadoras y cuatro administradores. Fueron utilizadas las reuniones grupales con los participantes de la investigación, durante las cuales se hicieron reflexiones y discusiones sobre cuatro temas: 1 finalidad de la ficha; 2 composición de la ficha; 3

  7. Programa de economía de fichas en el hogar

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    Franklin Soler

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Se aplica un programa de economía de fichas para modificar algunos comportamientos disruptivos de un niño. Se pretende decrementar el contestar de manera inadecuada, así como hacer pataletas y propiciar la ocurrencia del seguimiento de instrucciones relacionadas con conductas como arreglar la cama, recoger y organizar los juguetes, recoger y organizar la ropa, hacer sus deberes escolares. Se hace una profunda revisión de la aplicación del programa de Economía de Fichas en diversos campos y problemas de conducta. Siguiendo un diseño ABA, los resultados confirman el cambio de comportamiento y logran un mejor ajuste de la conducta del niño en la escuela y el ambiente familiar. Se hace un análisis desde algunos principios de la economía conductual.

  8. Estudio de la ansiedad y el miedo dental en una muestra de universitarios de diferentes licenciaturas.

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    Pérez Prieto, Paloma

    2011-01-01

    Introducción: la ansiedad y el miedo dental son fenómenos de etiología multifactorial, siendo que sus causas, factores asociados y su prevalencia aún no ha sido estudiado en profundidad en la población española y siendo su importancia muy notable, pues conllevan patrones de evitación del tratamiento dental e influyen de forma estresante sobre el Odontólogo y su práctica diaria clínica. Objetivo: Conocer los niveles de ansiedad y miedo dental en una muestra de universitarios, de tres univ...

  9. Fichas de sensores e actuadores, utilizando Arduino e Processing

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    Coelho, José

    2014-01-01

    Estas fichas devem ser replicadas pelos estudantes, garantindo uma experiência mínima. O hardware pode e deve ser distinto, de modo a colocar os estudantes com desafios únicos e individuais. Nos trabalhos de avaliação, os estudantes devem aplicar estes exemplos e outros que encontrem na web, num trabalho distinto, fazendo eles próprios o desenho da montagem a realizar. Assim não se ficam pela simples cópia de uma montagem já realizada e testada por terceiros, mas fazem uma montagem que eles p...

  10. La ley de ficha limpa. Aplicabilidad e implicaciones

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    Carolina Pereira e Ferreira

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available La ley de Ficha Limpa, propuesta por iniciativa popular, enmendada por congresistas y que incluye nuevas hipótesis de inelegibilidad a la LeyComplementaria nº 64/90, fue promulgada en la víspera de las elecciones de 2010. Su aplicación inmediata fue objeto del juzgamiento de innumerables casos, pero dos de ellos, los principales, fueron suficientes para levantar discusiones acerca tanto de aspectos constitucionales como de principios generales del derecho. La imprevisibilidad de las situaciones fácticas puede serconfirmada por los votos y opiniones de los representantes, ministros, ciudadanos comunes, divergentes y contrarios, en su gran parte. Colombia, por medio de la política del Estado y por el plan de actuación, y Brasil, con la presentación y aprobación del proyecto Ficha Limpa, se proponen combatir la corrupción en la política, problema que abarca el tiempo y el espacio.

  11. Actividad anticaries de una crema dental con propóleos

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    Estela Gispert Abreu

    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available Por muestreo aleatorio simple se seleccionaron 50 escolares con antecedentes de alta infección por Streptococcus mutans, para verificar la actividad anticaries de una crema dental que contiene 0,8 de extracto de propóleo blando. Se perdieron del estudio a 7 escolares por inasistencia y traslados. Se crearon 2 grupos: uno control (n=19 que se cepilló con una crema dental placebo y otro tratamiento (n=24 que se cepilló con la crema dental de propóleo. Entre ambos grupos no había diferencia significativa en el índice de caries COP-D ni en el porcentaje de afectados. Luego de los 10 ciclos de cepillado durante 18 meses, dentro del grupo tratamiento se redujo significativamente en índice de caries y el porcentaje de afectados (Q = p50 students with history of high infection caused by Streptococcus mutans were selected by simple random sampling aimed at verifying the anticaries activity of a tooth paste containing 0.8 of soft propolis extract. 7 students did not conclude the study due to absences and transfers. 2 groups were created: a control group (n = 19 that brushed its teeth with a placebo tooth paste and the other under treatment (n = 24 that used a tooth paste with propolis. There was no significant difference between both groups as regards the COP-D caries index and the percentage of affection. A significant reduction of the caries index and of the percentage of affected individuals (Q = p

  12. Confección de la Ficha Técnica del Indicador de Contaminación Atmosférica: Nivel de Ruido Comunal

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    Migdely Ochoa Avila

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Se aborda la confección de una Ficha para medir el Nivel de Ruido Comunal, un indicador elemental de la contaminación atmosférica actual y que influye directamente en la calidad de vida de la población. A través de la experiencia y el conocimiento acumulado por los autores se realiza una caracterización de la problemática del ruido en la provincia de Holguín en función de la reflexión y de realizar la toma de medidas correctoras para su mitigación. La elaboración de Fichas Técnicas de Indicadores de Contaminación Ambiental constituye un eslabón fundamental en el perfeccionamiento del Sistema Nacional de Monitoreo Ambiental.

  13. La ficha de identificación estomatológica para internos: un asunto aún pendiente en México

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    Lizbeth de las Mercedes Rodríguez

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Los dientes proveen información valiosa que ayuda a identificar a una persona con los métodos propios de la odontología legal y forense. A nivel penitenciario, el expediente del interno, al ser un documento de identidad del infractor, deberá integrar toda la información posible que permita a las autoridades judiciales cerciorarse de que se trata de la misma persona registrada, ya sea en calidad de procesado o sentenciado, con todas sus características físicas posibles en las denominadas fichas antropométricas, con el propósito de evitar suplantaciones o errores en la imposición de las penas a delincuentes. Sin embargo, en México, al efectuar una revisión de las leyes actuales, iniciativas o reformas en la materia (tanto estatales como federales, sobre el registro de internos y la conformación de sus expedientes, no hay una homologación sobre los datos que debe contener la ficha antropométrica; mucho menos, en ningún apartado o sección de dicho documento, se considera la ficha estomatológica como medio de identificación. En el presente artículo se exponen las razones por las cuales debe incluirse en los centros penitenciarios de México la ficha de identificación estomatológica, puesto que también tal registro odontológico es una opción de control para procesados y sentenciados, y no solo un potencial documento para cotejar en el caso de infractores reincidentes o fallecidos.

  14. Aplicación de economía de fichas en un caso de trastorno en el patrón del sueño

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    Ana Carolina Acevedo Fregoso; Carolina Cota Sánchez; Paula Helú Fernández; Carla Tello de Meneses Salazar; María Rebeca Tena lópez; José Miguel Guzmán

    2006-01-01

    El presente trabajo tuvo como objetivo establecer la conducta de permanecer en su cuarto durante la noche entera en una adolescente con trastornos en el patrón del sueño, mediante una economía de fichas. Se utilizó un diseño ABC, según el cual, una vez aplicada la línea base, se establecieron límites en la hora para que pudiera salir de la habitación para recibir reforzamiento, en tanto que en la última fase se estableció como conducta a reforzar el permanecer toda la noche ...

  15. Gestión de una clínica dental

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    Mañas Espada, Raúl

    2014-01-01

    Aplicación de Escritorio para informatizar una clínica dental. La aplicación gestionara los pacientes de la clínica, así como el historial de cada paciente. Se tendrá un control de las visitas de los pacientes a la clínica. Por otra parte también se gestionara los doctores de la clínica, los tratamientos que ofrece actualmente, la gestión de pedidos, la gestión de material, la gestión de facturación y los proveedores que trabajan habitualmente con la clínica. La aplicación g...

  16. La variabilidad de los tratamientos dentales en una población militar española y su importancia para la estimación de la probabilidad de identificación dental The diversity of dental clinical features in an Spanish military population and its implications for dental identification

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    J. Martínez Chicón

    2008-10-01

    Full Text Available La identificación dental se consigue cuando del proceso de comparación de los datos dentales antemortem y postmortem se concluye que existen coincidencias suficientes, y ninguna discrepancia absoluta, que permitan al odontólogo forense alcanzar un grado de certeza suficiente para establecer la identidad entre el cadáver y los datos clínicos dentales del paciente. Sin embargo, una de las principales dificultades con las que se encuentra la identificación dental es la escasez de datos epidemiológicos sobre la distribución de frecuencias de las diversas situaciones clínicas (patologías y tratamientos, para cada pieza dentaria en poblaciones de distinto origen, por lo que no es posible, hasta el momento presente, estimar el grado de probabilidad en una identificación dental. Con la finalidad de contribuir al conocimiento de la diversidad de las distintas situaciones clínicas dentales de la población española, se ha desarrollado una base de datos con las características clínicas de cada pieza dentaria en una población militar que comprende un total de 2091 individuos. Se presentan los resultados encontrados, empleando un sistema de codificación detallado y otro genérico, de los posibles tratamientos dentales y se obtienen conclusiones sobre las frecuencias y distribución de las patologías y tratamientos dentales. Se concluye la importancia de la existencia de estas bases de datos para la estimación de la probabilidad de identificación dental.Dental identification is established when dental antemortem data are compared to postmortem dental charts and a high number of coincidences are found. Moreover, if any discrepancies are detected, they have to be explained. Therefore, they are some limitations to achieving a consistent dental identification probability due to the fact that there are not enough epidemiological data bases about dental treatments or dental pathologies for each tooth obtained from different origin populations

  17. Fichas de especies representativas de las Áreas Marinas Costeras Protegidas de Múltiples Usos de Chile. Documento de apoyo a guía docente AMCP-MU. Proyecto GEF MARINO.

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    Urra Parra, Helen; Vliegenthart, Ana María; Basterrechea, Valentina; Donoso, Magdalena; Quezada, Monserrat

    2007-01-01

    Este documento contiene una descripción de las especies más representativas de las Áreas Marinas Costeras Protegidas de Múltiples Usos de Chile.En el marco de este trabajo,se construyó una ficha donde se incluyen campos como : Nombre común de la especie,nombre científico,distribución,descripción física,biología,estado de conservación,entre otras.

  18. Influencia del tiempo posblanqueamiento sobre la adhesion de una resina compuesta al esmalte dental

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    Baldion Elorza, Paula Alejandra

    2013-01-01

    Introduccion: a pesar de las ventajas esteticas del blanqueamiento dental, se ha demostrado que puede producir alteraciones en la adhesion de las resinas compuestas al esmalte dental, proceso dependiente...

  19. La ficha de identificación estomatológica para internos: un asunto aún pendiente en México

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    Lizbeth de las Mercedes Rodríguez

    2012-01-01

    Los dientes proveen información valiosa que ayuda a identificar a una persona con los métodos propios de la odontología legal y forense. A nivel penitenciario, el expediente del interno, al ser un documento de identidad del infractor, deberá integrar toda la información posible que permita a las autoridades judiciales cerciorarse de que se trata de la misma persona registrada, ya sea en calidad de procesado o sentenciado, con todas sus características físicas posibles en las denominadas ficha...

  20. Análisis químico del esmalte dental humano tratado con una sustancia remineralizante experimental

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    González García, Jennifer

    2015-01-01

    El objetivo de este trabajó fue analizar químicamente el efecto de la aplicación de una sustancia remineralizante experimental (SRM) sobre el esmalte dental humano. Se tomaron 40 molares humanos repartidos aleatoriamente en 4 grupos, cada uno de 10 especímenes. Grupo 1: grupo sin tratamiento, Grupo 2: grupo tratado con peróxido de hidrógeno al 35%, Grupo 3. Grupo tratado con la sustancia remineralizante experimental, Grupo 4: grupo tratado con peróxido de hidrógeno al 35% y después con la sus...

  1. Efecto de la peroxidasa sobre la adhesion de una resina compuesta al esmalte dental posblanqueamiento

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    Baldion Elorza, Paula Alejandra; Viteri Lucero, Laura Nathalia; Lozano Torres, Edilberto

    2012-01-01

    Introduccion: se ha reportado que el oxigeno residual liberado por los agentes blanqueadores interfieren en la adhesion de las resinas compuestas a la estructura dental, razon por la cual se tiene como objetivo...

  2. Sobre edad de muerte basada en el desgaste dental y perfiles de mortalidad de muestras arqueológicas: una respuesta a F. Ramírez Rozzi

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    Barrientos, Gustavo

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available En un número anterior de esta revista, dos de nosotros (Barrientos y L'Heureux, 2001 publicamos una técnica de estimación de la edad de muerte en muestras arqueológicas basada en el uso de un indicador del desgaste dental, la altura total de la corona dental o ATC (Walker et al., 1991. (Párrafo extraído del texto a modo de resumen

  3. Fichas para un estudio de la reforma agraria en Colombia

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    Edgar Córdoba Mendoza

    1963-07-01

    Full Text Available En 1960, cuando terminaba mis estudios en la Escuela Interamericana de Bibliotecología y me hacía cargo de la Biblioteca de esta Facultad, estaba en su apogeo lo que hoy es Ley 135 de 1961 y se consultaba mucho el tema, sin que supiera lo que se tenía al respecto. Con dicha inquietud, busqué en la colección e hice una exposición dos meses después, pero observaba también que se hablaba, discutía y escribía cada vez más sobre el asunto.

  4. Fluorosis dental en escolares de una zona rural de Camagüey

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    Naise López Larquin

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available El conocimiento de los factores de riesgo de la fluorosis dental es importante para disminuir la prevalencia de esta enfermedad. Determinar su severidad y evaluar los factores de riesgo asociados fue el objetivo de esta investigación, para lo cual se realizó un estudio descriptivo en los consultorios 46 y 64 de la zona rural de Ingenio Viejo, del municipio de Camagüey, en el período comprendido entre julio de 2011 y febrero de 2012. El universo estuvo constituido por 84 niños de seis a doce años y la muestra por 67 escolares. La fluorosis dental se clasificó en: leve, moderada y grave. Las concentraciones de flúor natural en el agua de consumo, la exposición a altas concentraciones del elemento y el tiempo de exposición al mismo, fueron los factores de riesgo asociados a la fluorosis dental estudiados. Al concluir el estudio, se observó un predominio de la fluorosis dental leve (52,9 %, seguido de la moderada (38,2 %. Las concentraciones de flúor natural encontradas en las aguas de consumo fueron óptimas (0,7 y 1,2 ppm en el 44,8 % de los casos y altas (1,7 y 2,0 ppm en el 55,2 %. El 81,8 % de los casos sin fluorosis han estado expuestos a la acción del flúor solamente de uno a tres años, mientras que todos los niños con fluorosis dental lo han recibido por más de cuatro años, aumentando la severidad en la medida en que se incrementa el tiempo de exposición. El 36,4 % de los niños que ingirieron flúor antes de los seis años no presentaron fluorosis dental

  5. Fluorosis dental en escolares de una zona rural de Camagüey

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    Naise López Larquin; Magda Lima Álvarez; Ana María Dobarganes Coca; Lourdes González Vale; Josefa Calderón Betancourt

    2014-01-01

    El conocimiento de los factores de riesgo de la fluorosis dental es importante para disminuir la prevalencia de esta enfermedad. Determinar su severidad y evaluar los factores de riesgo asociados fue el objetivo de esta investigación, para lo cual se realizó un estudio descriptivo en los consultorios 46 y 64 de la zona rural de Ingenio Viejo, del municipio de Camagüey, en el período comprendido entre julio de 2011 y febrero de 2012. El universo estuvo constituido por 84 niños de seis a doce a...

  6. Análisis de una muestra dental procedente del Alto Río Saija

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    Angel María Medina

    2009-07-01

    referencias se remiten a la descripción de patologías en la cerámica Tumaco-LaTolita, que por su realismo nos ha brindado prolijas descripciones sobre algunos síndromes existentes en la época(Correa', 1985; Sotomayor, 1992; Patiño, 1995; información personal, quien ha realizado excavaciones en la zona desde los ochenta. El presente reporte constituye la primera descripción del sistema dental de grupos de esta reglón.

  7. Deposición electroforética de una porcelana dental sobre acero inoxidable austenítico 304

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    Vargas, G.

    2003-02-01

    Full Text Available An alternative technique for the production of dental restorations with porcelain, is the electrophoretic deposition (EPD. In this work, deposits of dental porcelain on stainless steel were obtained by EPD using water, ethanol and isopropanol as suspension mediums. The effect of the porcelain concentration, the intensity of the electric field and the suspension medium on the quantity of deposited mass were studied. All the tests were carried out at constant voltage, using a deposition time of 3 min. The particle size of the dental porcelain was in the range between 1.5 and 2.3 μm in the suspension. The results showed that the porcelain in the aqueous medium presented the major deposition velocity, in comparison with both ethanol and isopropanol. However, due to low the low suspension stability and hydrolysis of the water problems, the best coating finishes were obtained with ethanol. These results were obtained applying voltages between 70 and 150 V, for a deposition time of 3 min. Using isopropanol heterogeneous deposits were obtained due to the low suspension stability and to electrochemical reactions problems in the working electrodes, resulted from the high voltages application.

    Una técnica alternativa para la fabricación de restauraciones dentales con porcelana, es la deposición electroforética (EPD. En este trabajo depósitos de porcelana dental sobre acero inoxidable fueron obtenidos por EPD utilizando como medios de suspensión: agua, etanol e isopropanol. Se estudió el efecto de la concentración de porcelana, de la intensidad del campo eléctrico y del medio de suspensión sobre la cantidad de masa depositada. Todas las pruebas fueron realizadas a voltaje constante, utilizando un tiempo de deposición de 3 min. La porcelana dental utilizada presentó un intervalo de tamaño de partícula entre 1,5 y 2,3 μm. Los resultados mostraron que la porcelana en el medio acuoso presentó la mayor velocidad de deposición, en

  8. Uso de las fichas didácticas en v grado de la educación primaria: visión de los educadores en San Ramón

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    Alicia Alfaro Valverde

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo es parte de un proceso de investigación desarrollado en el año 2001 en dos circuitos escolares de la Dirección Regional de Educación de San Ramón. Presenta los resultados obtenidos de los educadores de V grado en relación con el uso de las fichas didácticas en Educación Primaria. La ficha didáctica es una técnica que se propone desde finales del siglo XIX, con el objetivo de individualizar la enseñanza y sigue manteniendo vigencia hasta el día de hoy. Por tal razón nos dimos a la tarea de investigar la concepción que manejan los educadores acerca de las fichas didácticas, las características, tipos, principios y valores que se pueden fortalecer, frecuencia con que se utilizan, razones de su uso, respuesta de los niños, ventajas, desventajas y sugerencias dadas por los educadores. Termina el artículo con algunas conclusiones en relación con la temática abordada

  9. Evaluación de una crema dental con extracto de cuproclorofila

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    Estela Gispert Abreu

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available Se evaluó el efecto del cepillado con crema dental que contiene extracto de cuproclorofila en 23 niños de 10 años (otros 23 niños se tomaron como control. Se observaron reducciones significativas según chi cuadrado en cuanto a la infección por Streptococcus mutans, la acumulación de placa dentobacteriana y en la inflamación gingival del grupo tratado con respecto al control.The effect of tooth brushing with a dentrifice containing cuprochlorophyll extract in 23 children aged 10 (other 23 were selected as controls was evaluated. Significant reductions were observed according to Chi square test as regards the infection caused by Streptococcus mutans, the accumulation of bacterial plaque and the gingival inflammation of the group treated compared with the controls.

  10. Prevalencia del tipo facial y su relación con las formas de arco dental en una población de Bogotá, Colombia

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    Solarte-Estrella, Jairo; Sáchica-Burbano, Carlos; Romero-Romero, Néstor H.; Roa-Caviedes, Sandra; Supelano-Polanía, Pedro; Delgado, Linda P.; Báez-Quintero, Liliana

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    Introducción: esta investigación, titulada “Prevalencia del tipo facial y su relación con las formas de arco dental en una población de Bogotá, Colombia”, se realizó en la Especialización de Ortopedia Funcional y Ortodoncia de la Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, grupo de investigación odontopostgrados UCC, durante el 2011. El objetivo fue establecer la prevalencia del tipo facial y su posible relación con la forma de arco en una población de Bogotá. Materiales y métodos: estudio descripti...

  11. Elaboración de fichas de autoaprendizaje para el estudio de minerales y rocas

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    Muñoz Cervera, María Concepción; Guardiola Bartolomé, José Vicente; Belda, Antonio; Cañaveras, Juan C.; Ordóñez Delgado, Salvador; Rodríguez García, Miguel Ángel

    2016-01-01

    En 2015, se creó la red Banco de imágenes de minerales y rocas, en el contexto del proyecto de “Redes de investigación en docencia universitaria de la Universidad de Alicante”. Como resultado, se está elaborando un banco de imágenes de los materiales de las colecciones docentes de mineralogía y petrología. En esta fase del trabajo se pretende utilizar estas imágenes, obtenidas con los más altos criterios de calidad, para la elaboración de fichas de autoaprendizaje, que los estudiantes puedan ...

  12. Estudio comparativo del efecto del cepillado con una crema dental con propóleos rojos y de un gel con clorofila

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    Estela Gispert Abreu

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    Full Text Available Se analiza comparativamente el efecto de un gel dental de clorofila y de una crema dental con propóleos rojos sobre varios parámetros relacionados con la caries dental, en escolares que se cepillaron durante 21 días con dichos productos. Se obtuvieron resultados favorables principalmente en la disminución del grado de infección por Streptococcus mutans y la elevación de la capacidad individual de remineralización; salvo en este último no hubo diferencias estadísticamente significativas.Authors made a comparative analysis about effect of chlorophyl dental gel and toothpaste containing red propolis, on some parameters related to dental caries in a group of students that brushed their teeth during 21 days using such products. Favourable results were obtained, mainly in decrease of infection level from Streptococcus mutans, and in increase of individual capacity of remineralization; except for this latter, there weren´t statistically significant differences.

  13. OPTIMIZACIÓN DEL MANEJO DE MATERIALES EN UNA EMPRESA FABRICANTE DE CREMAS DENTALES MEDIANTE MÉTODOS EVOLUTIVOS

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    Ninoska Maneiro Malavé

    2005-06-01

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    Se presenta un algoritmo evolutivo utilizado para ubicar seis materiales distintos en seis tanques que alimentan dos líneas de producción en una empresa fabricante de cremas dentales. Trabajos previos han demostrado que los algoritmos evolutivos son una herramienta eficiente para la búsqueda y selección de buenas soluciones, en un tiempo de computación aceptable. El algoritmo desarrolado proporciona la mejor localización de los materiales en los tanques,   minimizando

    costos de manejo de materiales y tiempo en la preparación de las líneas para producir cada lote. Así mismo, se pudo comprobar convergencia y  robustez del algoritmo ante varios conjuntos de parámetros.

     

  14. La Stevia rebaudiana como coadyuvante en la prevención y el control de la caries dental: una revisión de literatura

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    Andrea Elena Paredes Vélez

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    Full Text Available Introducción: La caries dental es la enfermedad crónica más prevalente en el mundo, y en Colombia, como en otros países, es considerada como un problema de salud pública. Es una enfermedad compleja, dinámica, y para su desarrollo intervienen muchos factores; la dieta rica en carbohidratos, es uno de los más significativos. La sacarosa se ha relacionado con problemas de salud como la caries, por ello, es deseable su reemplazo por edulcorantes con menos efectos adversos, y que aporten beneficios a la salud general y bucal de los humanos. Objetivo: fundamentar, si la Stevia, podría ser considerada como un coadyuvante en la prevención y control de la caries dental. Metodología: se realizó una búsqueda de literatura utilizando las bases de datos: Pubmed, Academic Search Complete, Embase, ScienceDirect, y el motor de búsqueda Google académico, mediante los términos MESH: “Dental Caries”, “Stevia”, “Anti-bacterial Agents”, “Sweetening Agents” y palabras clave en español: “Caries dental”, “Edulcorantes”, “Stevia”. Resultados: Los estudios revisados in vivo e in vitro mostraron: actividad antibacteriana de extractos de Stevia sobre microorganismos relacionados con caries dental, bajo potencial acidogénico y disminución en la formación de biopelícula dental, debido a la disminución de la hidrofobicidad celular e inhibición de la síntesis de polisacáridos extracelulares. Conclusiones: Aunque la evidencia científica aún es insuficiente, la Stevia rebaudiana es una adecuada candidata a reemplazar la sacarosa y puede considerarse como coadyuvante potencial para disminuir los niveles de caries dental, sin embargo, se recomienda realizar más estudios controlados y aleatorizados para que dicho rol se confirme.

  15. Análisis del comportamiento mecánico de una aleación Ni-Cr-Mo para pilares dentales/Analysis of Mechanical Behavior of Ni-Cr-Mo alloy for Dental Abutments

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    Luis Alberto Laguado Villamizar

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available El presente estudio caracteriza una aleación aplicable al diseño de pilares para implantes dentales. Se propone un material biocompatible y de alta resistencia mecánica como alternativa a las aleaciones de Titanio, disminuyendo los costos de materia prima y procesamiento. Se realizan pruebas mecánicas de tracción y de compresión a la aleación de Ni-Cr-Mo, posteriormente se realiza modelado 3D y simulación de sus propiedades mecánicas por medio de análisis de elementos finitos. Como resultado se obtiene que el material disminuye su resistencia mecánica después del proceso de fundición empleado. El modelo de simulación es válido para análisis de resistencia en pilares dentales.This study presents the characterization of a dental implant alloy for abutments. It proposes a biocompatible material and high mechanical resistance as an alternative to Titanium alloys, lowering costs of raw materials and processing. Mechanical testing of the Ni-Cr-Mo alloy and subsequently perform simulations of its mechanical properties by means of finite element analysis. As a result is obtained that the material reduces its mechanical strength after the casting for electric induction molding process. The simulation model is valid to make analysis of resistance to this type of dental devices.

  16. Caries en una población militar española Dental caries in a Spanish military population

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    R. Mombiedro Sandoval

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Evaluar la prevalencia de caries de la población militar española de la base "General Almirante" Marines, Valencia. Material y método: Estudio descriptivo transversal para el que se seleccionó una muestra de 387 militares para un IC del 95%. En el gabinete dental de la base se realizó la exploración oral siguiendo los criterios de la OMS (1997, 4ª edición. Un solo profesional experimentado con un explorador patrón llevó a cabo la encuesta entre diciembre del 2003 y julio del 2004. Resultados: El índice de dientes con caries, ausentes y obturados (CAO-D fue de 4,05. El 23% de la muestra estaba libre de caries. Presentaban caries sin tratar el 40% de los explorados, siendo significativamente superior el porcentaje en la tropa y en los que referían no cepillarse de forma regular. El índice de restauración (% O/ CAO-D fue del 60%. La población de tropa presentó con significación estadística mas caries y menos dientes con caries tratada (A,O que el grupo de oficiales y suboficiales. Conclusiones: Casi la mitad de la población encuestada precisa tratamiento por caries. Estrategias de asistencia basadas en políticas preventivas de diagnostico precoz y de asistencia personalizada en función del riesgo individual de caries, adaptadas al medio militar, pudieran ser la clave para poder desplegar en un futuro tropas que no ocasionen emergencias en futuras operaciones.Object: The target of this study was to assess the prevalence of caries in a population of Spanish military personnel at the "General Almirante " base at Marines (Valencia. Material and Method: A descriptive cross-sectional study was made of a sample of 387 military personnel, (95% CI. The oral examinations were conducted at the dental clinic at the base, in accordance with the WHO (1997, 4th ed. criteria, by a single dentist calibrated against an experienced examiner. The survey was conducted between December 2003 and July 2004. Results: The decayed, missed and

  17. Prevalencia de la pérdida de implantes dentales en una facultad peruana de odontología, entre los años 2001 y 2011

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    Seminario Amez, María; Morgenstern Orezzoli, Hans Rudolf

    2012-01-01

    Objetivo. Determinar la prevalencia de la pérdida de implantes dentales en una facultad peruana de odontología, entre los años 2001 y 2011. Material y métodos. Estudio descriptivo, retrospectivo, observacional y transversal. Se observaron 431 historias clínicas de pacientes atendidos en la maestría en periodoncia de la USMP, entre los años 2001 y 2011. Fueron colocados 1136 implantes durante ese periodo; estos se agruparon según edad y género del paciente, y maxilar y año en que se c...

  18. Prevalencia del estado periodontal de pacientes portadores de prótesis parcial removible tratados en una clínica dental privada

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    Marco Gonzáles, Gian; Facultad de Estomatología Roberto Beltrán. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima.; Chávez-Reategui, Beatriz; Facultad de Estomatología Roberto Beltrán. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima.; Manrique-Chávez, Jorge; Facultad de Estomatología Roberto Beltrán. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima.; Hidalgo-López, Ivonne; Facultad de Estomatología Roberto Beltrán. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima.

    2014-01-01

    Objetivo: Identificar la prevalencia del estado periodontal de los pacientes portadores de prótesis parcial removible que acudieron a la Clínica Dental Docente de la UPCH. Materiales y métodos: Diseño retrospectivo con universo conformado por pacientes portadores de prótesis parcial removible recepcionados por alumnos de pregrado. Resultados: Se incluyeron a 130 historias clínicas encontrando mayor prevalencia del género femenino (66.92%), con una edad media de 43.57 años. En el análisis univ...

  19. Deposición electroforética de una porcelana dental sobre acero inoxidable austenítico 304

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    Vargas, G; Muñoz, A; J. Méndez; Méndez, M.; Mondragón, P.

    2003-01-01

    An alternative technique for the production of dental restorations with porcelain, is the electrophoretic deposition (EPD). In this work, deposits of dental porcelain on stainless steel were obtained by EPD using water, ethanol and isopropanol as suspension mediums. The effect of the porcelain concentration, the intensity of the electric field and the suspension medium on the quantity of deposited mass were studied. All the tests were carried out at constant voltage, using a deposition time o...

  20. ANÁLISIS DESCRIPTIVO DE LA RESPUESTA DEL COMPLEJO PULPO-DENTINAL DE ÓRGANOS DENTALES DE UNA POBLACIÓN PREHISPÁNICA CAZADORA-RECOLECTORA

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    María Clemencia Vargas Vargas

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    Full Text Available Normal 0 21 false false false ES-CO X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabla normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} Antecedentes: El diente es de gran importancia cuando se trata de caracterizar individuos, poblaciones vivas o desaparecidas. Este componente es el que más resiste a la descomposición, debido a que al terminar su calcificación, el diente se conforma definitivamente y por tal razón no sufre ningún cambio. A excepción del desgaste mecánico o atrición y la acumulación de dentina secundaria. Objetivo: Deducir los posibles factores etiológicos que ocasionaron grandes desgastes dentales y condujeron a una rápida respuesta del complejo pulpo dentinal, en los individuos pertenecientes a una población prehispánica de cazadores-recolectores, del precerámico temprano y tardío cuya dieta era basada en alimentos fibrogénicos y abrasivos. Materiales y Métodos: Estudio descriptivo transversal donde se tomaron 15 piezas dentales, pertenecientes a dos poblaciones cazadoras-recolectoras: Precerámico temprano (Chequa y Precerámico tardío (Aguazuque.  A estos dos grupos se tomaron las muestras para realizar un análisis clínico, radiográfico y microscópico. Resultados: Disminución evidente en el tamaño de la corona clínica dental, se observaron diferentes grados de desgaste dental con exposición dentinaria delimitado por esmalte en su circunferencia. La dentina expuesta por el desgaste dental presenta

  1. RESULTADOS COMUNICADOS POR EL PACIENTE EN LAS FICHAS TÉCNICAS DE MEDICAMENTOS APROBADOS EN ESPAÑA DURANTE EL PERÍODO 2000-2012

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    José Ignacio Pueyo Velasco

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Fundamentos: El término Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO es definido como el resultado de la evaluación de un medicamento por el paciente y basada en su percepción de la enfermedad y su(s tratamientos(s. El objetivo del estudio es determinar la utilización de PRO y compararla con otros tipos de variables de la eficacia contenidas en las fichas técnicas (FT de medicamentos. Métodos: Revisión y análisis descriptivo de las variables de eficacia utilizadas en los ensayos clínicos de principios activos aprobados en España durante el período 2000-2012, descritas en las fichas técnicas clasificándolas en las siguientes categorías: PRO, resultados informados por el clínico (CRO y resultados finales basados en pruebas de laboratorio (ML. Para las comparaciones se realizaron la prueba chi exacta de Fisher, y se calcularon odd ratios para valorar la intensidad de la asociación Resultados: De las 330 FT estudiadas se incluyeron pros en 65 (19,7%, los CRO en 188 (57% y los ML en 128 (38,7%. Los PRO se utilizaron como único resultado final de eficacia en 6 medicamentos. Se observó una tendencia creciente de la significación estadística en la utilización de PRO a lo largo del tiempo estudiado (R2=0,525; p=0,079. Conclusiones: La frecuencia de utilización de PRO en FT es claramente inferior a la de las otras medidas de la eficacia, siendo la diferencia significativamente mayor en el caso de su inclusión como variable única final. La utilización de pros fue más frecuente en medicamentos del sistema nervioso, agentes inmunomoduladores, sistema respiratorio y sistema musculoesquelético.

  2. Manejo responsable del mercurio de la amalgama dental: una revisión sobre sus repercusiones en la salud

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    Christhian Méndez-Visag

    Full Text Available La presente revisión trata sobre las repercusiones del empleo de la amalgama dental en el trabajo odontológico. El documento se enfoca por un lado en la situación del feto quien es el más vulnerable a la exposición del mercurio de la amalgama dental materna, por la forma crónica y la magnitud a la que puede ser expuesto; por otro lado, se aborda la toma de conciencia de las repercusiones medioambientales que conlleva la continuidad en el empleo de este material restaurador cuando no se cumplen con las mejores prácticas de manejo (MPM impulsadas por la OMS y la Asociación Dental Americana sobre el manejo del mercurio, que es un químico persistente, bioacumulable y toxico. Pese a que la amalgama dental, se encuentra en pleno declive en cuanto a su empleo en el sector público y privado, es necesario que se pongan en práctica las medidas difundidas por la OMS respecto a las MPM por parte del profesional odontólogo y por las instituciones académicas que podrían seguir enseñando su empleo, es necesario fomentar desde el pregrado los valores éticos de responsabilidad con la salud y el medioambiente considerando que el pobre manejo del mercurio contribuye a la carga global de mercurio ambiental. Finalmente, las conclusiones aportan modificaciones importantes tanto en el campo clínico, el principio de precaución, y el aspecto logístico de la profesión en el proceso de reducir, hasta llegar a la eliminación completa, el uso del mercurio.

  3. Manejo responsable del mercurio de la amalgama dental: una revisión sobre sus repercusiones en la salud

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    Christhian Méndez-Visag

    Full Text Available La presente revisión trata sobre las repercusiones del empleo de la amalgama dental en el trabajo odontológico. El documento se enfoca por un lado en la situación del feto quien es el más vulnerable a la exposición del mercurio de la amalgama dental materna, por la forma crónica y la magnitud a la que puede ser expuesto; por otro lado, se aborda la toma de conciencia de las repercusiones medioambientales que conlleva la continuidad en el empleo de este material restaurador cuando no se cumplen con las mejores prácticas de manejo (MPM impulsadas por la OMS y la Asociación Dental Americana sobre el manejo del mercurio, que es un químico persistente, bioacumulable y toxico. Pese a que la amalgama dental, se encuentra en pleno declive en cuanto a su empleo en el sector público y privado, es necesario que se pongan en práctica las medidas difundidas por la OMS respecto a las MPM por parte del profesional odontólogo y por las instituciones académicas que podrían seguir enseñando su empleo, es necesario fomentar desde el pregrado los valores éticos de responsabilidad con la salud y el medioambiente considerando que el pobre manejo del mercurio contribuye a la carga global de mercurio ambiental. Finalmente, las conclusiones aportan modificaciones importantes tanto en el campo clínico, el principio de precaución, y el aspecto logístico de la profesión en el proceso de reducir, hasta llegar a la eliminación completa, el uso del mercurio.

  4. Probióticos: Una nueva alternativa en la prevención de la caries dental?

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    Pérez Luyo, Ada; Docente del Departamento Académico de Estomatología del Niño y el Adolescente. Facultad de Estoamtológia. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,

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    La presente revisión describe el conocimiento actual sobre la prevención de la caries dental a través del empleo de probióticos. Resultados de estudios recientes han demostrado que ciertas especies bacterianas usadas como probióticos pueden ejercer efectos benéficos en la cavidad oral, particularmente, al controlar microorganismos cariogénicos de la microbiota. Existen razones para considerar que el mecanismo de acción de los probióticos en la boca sea similar a lo que acontece en el tracto g...

  5. Frecuencia y tiempo promedio para la rehabilitación postendodontica en una Clinica Dental Docente Peruana

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    Oliveira-Ruiz, Gaby; Machicao-Chacon, Norka Giuliana; Hernández-Añaños, Juan Felipe

    2016-01-01

    Objetivo: Determinar la frecuencia del tipo de rehabilitación y tiempo promedio que pasa desde la obturación de los conductos radiculares y la rehabilitación postendodóntica en la clínica dental docente de la Facultad de Estomatologia de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia en el año 2012. Materiales y Métodos: Se revisaron historias clínicas de pacientes atendidos en el Pregrado y en el Postgrado en el año 2012. Muchas historias clínicas fueron excluidas, debido a que no especifi caba dat...

  6. Shock séptico en una embarazada post extracción dental. Presentación de un caso

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    Juan Carlos Quintana

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available La celulitis facial puede convertirse en un grave riesgo vital cuando no se tiene en cuenta el tratamiento adecuado. Constituye un problema de salud en la población tanto en edades pediátricas como en adultos, porque es la segunda causa más frecuente de ingreso hospitalario en la cirugía maxilofacial, luego de los traumatismos maxilofaciales. Se presenta un caso de una embarazada de 20 años que acude a consulta de urgencia del Hospital Universitario de Maabar República de Yemen donde se atiende por un equipo de profesores cubanos con un shock séptico de origen odontógeno después de una extracción dental, fue ingresada en la unidad de cuidados intensivos, se le realiza incisión y drenaje del absceso facial, pleurotomía mínima para drenaje del pus en mediastino, tratamiento ginecológico por parto pre término con óbito fetal, antibiótico terapia e ingreso por 21 días hasta que se da el alta hospitalaria con la vida salvada y excelente evolución, a pesar del fallecimiento del feto que pudo haber complicado más a la paciente, demostrándose la humanitaria labor de nuestro colectivo médico.

  7. Prevalencia de Caries Dental en una Comunidad Escolar de la Etnia Wayúu, en la Guajira Colombiana y su Manejo con Medicina Ancestral.

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    Hector Ángel Polanco Narvaéz

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Establecer la prevalencia de caries dental y su manejo terapéutico tradicional en la población indígena wayuu de la Guajira colombiana. Materiales y métodos: Se realizó un examen oral a 245 niños en edad escolar que asisten a la concentración escolar Camino Verde del Municipio de Manaure en la Guajira Colombiana; mediante entrevistas semiestructuradas con la población, se hizo reconocimiento de las plantas que son utilizadas para tratar los problemas de salud oral. Se analizo e interpretó el concepto de la salud bucal, en una comunidad que resalta la importancia del equilibrio con la naturaleza; los recursos que utilizan para preservar una adecuada higiene oral, la interacción de la naturaleza con su cuerpo para mantener un equilibrio con la vida. Resultados: Los indices Ceo-d y CPO-D en comparacion con el estudio del ENSAB III, mostraron un aumento de la prevalencia de caries; solo los niños de 5 años presentan  un promedio de caries mas bajo en comparacion con los resultados de este estudio. De otra parte, el tratamiento y prevencion de las patologias de cavidad oral siguen siendo tratadas bajo la medicina tradicional indigena, aunque la medicina occidental ya hace parte de la terapeutica de la poblacion. Conclusiones: Los resultados sugieren trabajar mas en la promocion de la salud oral, para asi bajar los indices de caries; Por otro lado, La medicina tradicional indigena aunque importante, no refleja sus efectos, ademas de observar que la medicina occidental ha tenido gran acogida y cada vez su uso es mayor.

  8. La salud oral en la dentición primaria: (y III Estudio sobre los traumatismos dentales, las patologías orales y los problemas en el manejo de la conducta en la consulta dental en una muestra de 441 niños de Vigo

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    IM Iglesias Parada

    Full Text Available El propósito de este estudio dividido en tres partes, es valorar la salud oral en los niños de Vigo con dentición primaria. En esta tercera y última parte, se estudian las prevalencias de los daños por traumatismos dentales, de las patologías orales y de los problemas en el manejo de la conducta de estos niños en la consulta dental. MUESTRA: 441 niños entre los 14 y 92 meses de edad (edad media 59,6 meses, todos ellos presentan al inicio del estudio dentición primaria. RESULTADOS: el 18,82% de la muestra presenta algún tipo de lesión como consecuencia de traumatismos dentales. Del total de patologías, la patología infecciosa secundaria a la caries dental representa el 40,7% y la exfoliación tardía del diente temporal constituye el 39,8%. Se encuentra una prevalencia de problemas de manejo de la conducta en el 11,3% de los niños. CONCLUSIÓN: Los traumatismos dentales se dan fundamentalmente en los incisivos centrales superiores, la consecuencia más común es el cambio de color del diente. Aproximadamente 1 de cada 10 niños presenta una infección oral como consecuencia de la caries dental. Parece que los niños con conductas de evitación y problemas en el manejo de la conducta con el dentista presentan una salud oral peor.

  9. Efecto del galio sobre la susceptibilidad a la corrosión de una aleación Ni-Cr de uso dental

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    Riesgo, O.

    1996-10-01

    Full Text Available Due to the high price of gold and its alloys, alternative alloys of non noble metals have been developed for use in fixed dental prosthesis. These are Ni-Cr and Co-Cr alloys. Usually fixed prosthesis are joined and then covered with a ceramic layer and for this purpose good castability and adherence with ceramics are required. The castability of Ni-Cr alloys is good and so is their adherence to the ceramic layer. However, a new Ni-Cr alloy with addition of gallium has been produced. In the present work the corrosion properties of a Ni-Cr-Ga alloy in oral environments are analyzed. The results show that the addition of gallium to a Ni-Cr alloy does not produce a modification on the corrosion properties of Ni-Cr alloys.

    Las aleaciones Ni-Cr se emplean ampliamente en odontología debido a su buena resistencia a la corrosión en medios orales, a su adecuada adherencia a la cerámica y a su aceptable biocompatibilidad (aunque este último tópico es un tema seriamente cuestionado en los últimos años. Sin embargo, han aparecido recientemente en el mercado una serie de aleaciones Ni-Cr con un contenido de galio del orden del 7 %, debido a que esta adición mejoraría las propiedades de la aleación frente a la cocción con cerámica. No obstante, no se han llevado a cabo trabajos de laboratorio que demuestren que este material aleado con galio siga presentando buenas propiedades frente a la corrosión como la de los materiales sin adiciones de galio. El objetivo del presente trabajo fue comparar la susceptibilidad a la corrosión de una aleación Ni-Cr con la de una aleación Ni-Cr-Ga, en soluciones de iones agresivos presentes en la saliva natural. Los resultados mostraron que la presencia de galio no modifica sustancialmente la resistencia a la corrosión de las aleaciones Ni-Cr.

  10. Ficha de Aleyrodes proletella (Linneaus, 1758), mosca blanca de la col

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    Muñiz, Mariano; Nebreda, Miguel

    2006-01-01

    Se hace una descripción de este insecto, así como de su biología y ecología, importancia económica, daños, control y plantas hospedantes, de interés para agricultores y técnicos en Protección vegetal

  11. Distribución de la caries dental en niños preescolares en una región urbana, Argentina, 1992

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    Yankilevich Elba Rosa Luna Maldonado de

    1993-01-01

    Full Text Available Se describen los resultados de una investigación desarollada sobre una muestra de 1.115 preescolares (5 años de jardines de infantes de la Ciudad de Córdoba (Argentina, destinada a establecer la prevalencia y distribución de la caries dental conforme a su nivel económicosocial. El estudio reveló que, respecto a 1973, la prevalencia de caries disminuyó el 55,0%, en tanto que la proporción de niños con dientes sanos fue mayor en el 26,7%. La frecuencia y severidad de la caries aumentó a medida que descendía la ubicación social del niño. En el nivel económicosocial más alto (NES I = burguesías empresarial y gerencial, los índices de caries fueron significativamente menores que en el nivel económicosocial más bajo (NES III = proletariado típico, proletariado no típico y subproletariado: ceo-d de 0,8 y 2,7 y ceo-s de 0,9 y 4,9, respectivamente. En el NES III, los principales componentes del ceo-d fueron dientes cariados y con extracción indicada, mientras que en el NES I fueron los dientes obturados. La proporción de niños sin experiencia de caries fue del 63,1% en el NES I y del 11,5% en el NES III. Inversamente, el índice de salud bucal resultó más alto en el NES I (8,8 que en el NES III (5,1. El gasto demandado por niño para el tratamiento restaurativo es aproximadamente dos veces y media más alto en el NES III que en el NES I. Considerando toda la muestra, el gasto en el NES III resultaría más de diez veces superior al del NES I. Se concluye que la programación de la atención odontológica privilegiando a los niños del NES III, que son los de mayor riesgo de enfermar, puede contribuir a contrarrestar los desniveles en el estado de salud bucal.

  12. Distribución de la caries dental en niños preescolares en una región urbana, Argentina, 1992

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    Elba Rosa Luna Maldonado de Yankilevich

    1993-12-01

    Full Text Available Se describen los resultados de una investigación desarollada sobre una muestra de 1.115 preescolares (5 años de jardines de infantes de la Ciudad de Córdoba (Argentina, destinada a establecer la prevalencia y distribución de la caries dental conforme a su nivel económicosocial. El estudio reveló que, respecto a 1973, la prevalencia de caries disminuyó el 55,0%, en tanto que la proporción de niños con dientes sanos fue mayor en el 26,7%. La frecuencia y severidad de la caries aumentó a medida que descendía la ubicación social del niño. En el nivel económicosocial más alto (NES I = burguesías empresarial y gerencial, los índices de caries fueron significativamente menores que en el nivel económicosocial más bajo (NES III = proletariado típico, proletariado no típico y subproletariado: ceo-d de 0,8 y 2,7 y ceo-s de 0,9 y 4,9, respectivamente. En el NES III, los principales componentes del ceo-d fueron dientes cariados y con extracción indicada, mientras que en el NES I fueron los dientes obturados. La proporción de niños sin experiencia de caries fue del 63,1% en el NES I y del 11,5% en el NES III. Inversamente, el índice de salud bucal resultó más alto en el NES I (8,8 que en el NES III (5,1. El gasto demandado por niño para el tratamiento restaurativo es aproximadamente dos veces y media más alto en el NES III que en el NES I. Considerando toda la muestra, el gasto en el NES III resultaría más de diez veces superior al del NES I. Se concluye que la programación de la atención odontológica privilegiando a los niños del NES III, que son los de mayor riesgo de enfermar, puede contribuir a contrarrestar los desniveles en el estado de salud bucal.

  13. Forma y tamaño de los arcos dentales en una población escolar de indígenas amazónicos

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    Sandra Rivera

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: El propósito del presente estudio es determinar la forma de los arcos dentales, describir las diferencias en las dimensiones transversales y en profundidad de los arcos durante la dentición mixta, con el fin de conocer su incidencia en la disposición de la armonía oclusal en una población de escolares indígenas de Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia. Materiales y métodos: Se realizó un estudio descriptivo transversal donde se incluyeron 64 escolares, 32 niños y 32 niñas distribuidos en dos grupos: con dentición mixta temprana, 31 escolares y el grupo de dentición mixta tardía con 33 estudiantes entre 6 y 12 años. Las variables estudiadas fueron las medidas de los modelos de estudio.Resultados: El arco superior tuvo forma ovalada en 86% de la población y en 14% la forma fue cuadrada; para el arco inferior las formas fueron 75% ovaladas y 25% cuadradas. Casi todas las medidas transversales presentaron diferencias en ambos grupos, la distancia intercanina inferior se mantuvo constante. Las medidas en profundidad, anchura y longitud evidencian armonía en el desarrollo de los arcos en los niños amazónicos.Discusión: En este grupo étnico predominó el arco de forma ovalada, seguida de la forma cuadrada. Se encontraron diferencias para todas las medidas en profundidad del arco, principalmente en el sector anterior que sería el más susceptible a cambios por factores ambientales durante el período de la dentición mixta de transición.Conclusiones: La armonía oclusal de la población estudiada es el resultado de una forma de arco y cambios transversales y en profundidad fisiológicamente normales.

  14. Dental Fluorosis

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    ... have been broadly termed dental fluorosis. What is dental fluorosis? Dental fluorosis is a condition that causes ... less than 2 milligrams per liter. What causes dental fluorosis? Dental fluorosis is caused by taking in ...

  15. Dental Amalgam

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    ... Products and Medical Procedures Dental Devices Dental Amalgam Dental Amalgam Share Tweet Linkedin Pin it More sharing options Linkedin Pin it Email Print Dental amalgam is a dental filling material which is ...

  16. La salud oral en la dentición primaria: (y III Estudio sobre los traumatismos dentales, las patologías orales y los problemas en el manejo de la conducta en la consulta dental en una muestra de 441 niños de Vigo Oral health in temporary dentition: (and III Research about dental traumatisms, oral pathologies and problems with handling of behaviour in a 441 child sample from Vigo

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    IM Iglesias Parada

    2003-04-01

    Full Text Available El propósito de este estudio dividido en tres partes, es valorar la salud oral en los niños de Vigo con dentición primaria. En esta tercera y última parte, se estudian las prevalencias de los daños por traumatismos dentales, de las patologías orales y de los problemas en el manejo de la conducta de estos niños en la consulta dental. MUESTRA: 441 niños entre los 14 y 92 meses de edad (edad media 59,6 meses, todos ellos presentan al inicio del estudio dentición primaria. RESULTADOS: el 18,82% de la muestra presenta algún tipo de lesión como consecuencia de traumatismos dentales. Del total de patologías, la patología infecciosa secundaria a la caries dental representa el 40,7% y la exfoliación tardía del diente temporal constituye el 39,8%. Se encuentra una prevalencia de problemas de manejo de la conducta en el 11,3% de los niños. CONCLUSIÓN: Los traumatismos dentales se dan fundamentalmente en los incisivos centrales superiores, la consecuencia más común es el cambio de color del diente. Aproximadamente 1 de cada 10 niños presenta una infección oral como consecuencia de la caries dental. Parece que los niños con conductas de evitación y problemas en el manejo de la conducta con el dentista presentan una salud oral peor.The purpose of this three-part research is to evaluate the oral health of children from Vigo with temporary dentition. In this third and last part, prevalences of damages because of dental traumatisms, of oral pathologies and of problems with handling of behaviour of those children at the dental c1inic are studied. Sample: 441 children, aged between fourteen and ninety-two months (average age: 59.6 months, all of them with milk teeth at the beginning of the research. Results: The 18,82 precent of the sample show some kind of injury as a consequence of dental traumatisms. The infectious secundary pathology to dental caries represents the 40,7 per cent of the total of pathologies, and belated missing of

  17. ¿Una intervención educativa en niños de doce años de Madrid modifica sus conocimientos y hábitos de higiene buco-dental?

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    S Caldés Ruisánchez

    Full Text Available Una adecuada educación en higiene buco-dental en niños es deseable para que éstos adquieran desde la infancia unos hábitos saludables que prevengan posibles enfermedades odontológicas en el futuro. En este estudio nos hemos propuesto valorar la eficacia de un programa de intervención en escolares que les proporcione unos conocimientos básicos sobre este aspecto sanitario. Para ello hemos impartido a sesenta niños y niñas de sexto de primaria (de doce años del colegio Berriz Veracruz una charla educativa, distribuyéndoles dos encuestas, una antes y otra cuatro semanas después del programa educativo, y hemos estudiado los conocimientos y hábitos que sobre salud e higiene buco-dental presentaron antes de la intervención, así como las modificaciones que sufrieron tras la misma. Observamos cambios significativos tanto en la frecuencia como en la técnica de cepillado, en la actitud a tomar ante el sangrado de encías y en el abandono de hábitos nocivos. Por todo ello concluimos que los programas educativos sobre higiene y salud buco-dental son eficaces para modificar positivamente las conductas de niños de esta edad, subrayando el interés que tiene la implantación de los mismos en el ámbito escolar.

  18. Frecuencia y variabilidad de la morfología dental en niños afro-colombianos de una institución educativa de Puerto Tejada, Cauca, Colombia

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    Lorena Rocha; Harold Rivas; Freddy Moreno

    2007-01-01

    Objetivos: Determinar la frecuencia y variabilidad de once rasgos morfológicos dentales coronales (rotación de los incisivos centrales superiores, incisivos centrales y laterales en pala, doble pala, cúspide de Carabelli, pliegue acodado, protostílido, patrón cuspídeo, número de cúspides, cúspide 6 y cúspide 7), en dientes permanentes (UI1/UI2/UM1/LM1), para comprender la influencia étnica y la distancia biológica de una muestra obtenida por conveniencia. Materiales y métodos: Se trata de un ...

  19. Evaluación de la contaminación microbiológica en los equipos radiográficos de una clínica dental privada

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    Objetivo: Determinar la presencia de bacterias y hongos en las superfi cies contactadas por el operador durantela toma de radiografías intraorales en el cuarto de toma y caja de procesado de los módulos de la ClínicaDental de la Facultad de Estomatología, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Material y Métodos: Setomaron muestras de 6 superfi cies contactadas durante la toma y revelado de radiografías en 5 días al azar y noconsecutivos, usando una plantilla estéril de 25 cm2 y un hisopo esté...

  20. Evaluación de la contaminación microbiológica en los equipos radiográficos de una clínica dental privada

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    Paipay Santos, Luis; Facultad de Estomatología Roberto Beltrán, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,; Calderón-Ubaqui, Victor; Asociación Peruana de Radiología Bucal y Maxilofacial. Lima,; Maurtua Torres, Dora; Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía Alberto Cazorla Talleri, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,; Cristóbal Delgado, Ruth; Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía Alberto Cazorla Talleri, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima

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    Objetivo: Determinar la presencia de bacterias y hongos en las superfi cies contactadas por el operador durantela toma de radiografías intraorales en el cuarto de toma y caja de procesado de los módulos de la ClínicaDental de la Facultad de Estomatología, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Material y Métodos: Setomaron muestras de 6 superfi cies contactadas durante la toma y revelado de radiografías en 5 días al azar y noconsecutivos, usando una plantilla estéril de 25 cm2 y un hisopo esté...

  1. Evaluación de la implementación del Sistema Globalmente Armonizado (SGA) en una empresa del sector químico en Colombia

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    Méndez Salas, Carlos Alberto

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    Se elaboraron diez hojas de seguridad según los lineamientos del Sistema Globalmente Armonizado (SGA), para productos de la empresa Sika de Colombia. La evaluación de las fichas actuales de los productos evidenció la necesidad de realizar análisis fisicoquímicos, eco toxicológico y tóxico a los productos, ya que la información que proporcionan no cumple con los lineamientos del SGA. Se formuló una nueva metodología para la elaboración de las fichas de seguridad basados en la información del l...

  2. BUSQUEDA Y CARACTERIZACION DE BACTERIOFAGOS ESPECIFICOS PARA AGGREGATIBACTER ACTINOMYCETEMCOMITANS Y FUSOBACTERIUM NUCLEATUM: DETERMINACION DEL EFECTO BACTERIOLITICO SOBRE ESTAS BACTERIAS EMBEBIDAS EN UNA BIOPELICULA DENTAL

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    CASTILLO RUIZ, MARIO HERNAN

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    Las enfermedades periodontales asociadas a la placa dental son un importante problema de salud pública, tanto en nuestro país como en todo el mundo. Se estima que en Chile la prevalencia de esta enfermedad en la población adulta es mayor al 90%. Los tratamientos actuales son largos y en algunos casos muy costosos lo que impide que todas las personas tengan acceso a ellos. La etiología de las enfermedades periodontales es atribuida tanto a factores del hospedero como a la placa dental, que cor...

  3. Patologías dentales en incisivos, caninos y primer premolar en caballos chilenos adultos Dental pathologies in incisors, canines and first premolar in adult Chilean horses

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    L Muñoz

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Las patologías dentales han ido tomando mayor relevancia clínico veterinaria, aumentando el número de consultas, tratamientos y procedimientos preventivos. En caballos chilenos, la información existente de patologías dentales es nula, por lo que se hace primordial la investigación y recolección de datos en esta raza. Se analizaron 100 caballos pertenecientes a la Asociación de Rodeo Concepción, entre los meses de junio y septiembre del año 2007. Los materiales que se utilizaron fueron puro, linterna, sonda odontológica y espejo odontológico. El examen incluyó reseña, anamnesis y examen dental, registrando todo lo encontrado en una ficha odontológica. Ochenta y ocho ejemplares presentaron algún tipo de patología dental (88%. Las patologías más frecuentes fueron fracturas con 46%, tártaro con 33% y braquignatia con 32%, todos estos ubicados en los incisivos (’01-‘03. Sesenta y siete caballos (55 machos y 22 hembras poseían uno o más caninos (77%. De éstos, 38 (49,35% presentaba patologías en caninos, siendo lo más frecuente caninos ciegos (24,67%. Se encontraron 16 equinos (13 machos y 3 hembras con uno o más primeros premolares (diente de lobo (16%, ninguno mandibular. Sólo se encontró un caso de patología en un primer premolar que correspondió a enfermedad periodontal. Se encontraron diferencias estadísticas asociadas al sexo, para boca en declive en incisivos y caninos ciegos.Dental pathologies have reached a higher veterinary clinical relevance, increasing the number of consultations, treatments and preventive proceedings. In Chilean horses, the information of dental pathologies is inexistent making the research and the data collection in this breed interesting. One hundred horses that came from the Asociación de Rodeo de Concepción, were analyzed between June and September 2007. The materials used were nosetwitch, flashlight, dental probe and intra-oral mirror. The visit started with an interview, followed

  4. Necesidad de tratamiento ortodóntico utilizando el Índice Estética Dental (DAI en una población de Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

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    María Fernanda Gutiérrez-Rojo

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    Full Text Available El Índice de Estética Dental, DAI, permite determinar la severidad de las maloclusiones, con lo que se puede priorizar la necesidad de tratamiento ortodóncico de los pacientes. Material y Métodos: la muestra fue de 123 modelos de estudio pretratamiento de ortodoncia, se valoraron los modelos de estudio con el Índice de Estética Dental, se tabuló y calculó la estadística descriptiva con programa Microsoft Office Excel 2007. Resultados: El promedio del DAI fue de 39.84, el 53% de la población presentó una maloclusión muy severa con necesidad de tratamiento obligatorio, el 17.9% con maloclusión severa con necesidad de tratamiento deseable por el paciente, la categoría de maloclusión definitiva, que requiere tratamiento, se presentó en el 17.1% y solo el 11.4% presentó una oclusión normal sin necesidad de tratamiento. Conclusión: En la población de estudio fue mayor el porcentaje de maloclusión muy severa, las otras tres categorías del índice presentaron valores del 17% al 11%. Las mujeres que acudieron a atención con el ortodoncista presentaron mayor porcentaje de severidad de maloclusión que los hombres. Estos porcentajes demuestran que los pacientes que acuden, o son remitidos al ortodoncista, presentan maloclusiones severas.

  5. Manual de uso: Ficha de evaluación del BID para la sostenibilidad de proyectos turísticos del sector privado

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    Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)

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    Esta encuesta de autoevaluación - la Ficha de Evaluación o "Scorecard" - tiene el propósito de guiar al proponente de un proyecto de turismo para que (a) comprende tanto las mejores prácticas como las prácticas indeseables en el diseño, construcción y operación de un proyecto turístico, así como (b) ayudar al Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) a comprender los aspectos del proyecto que sean excelentes, aceptables o no aceptables, antes de considerarla para la evaluación financiera. Un p...

  6. Estudio de asociación entre enfermedades sistémicas y el fracaso de implantes dentales Study of association between systemic diseases and dental implant failure

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    J Domínguez

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available Desde los inicios de la cirugía de implantes orales, se ha recomendado excluir o limitar a ciertos pacientes con problemas de salud o hábitos de tabaquismo. Los enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles de salud, no son considerados una contraindicación absoluta para la utilización de implantes orales, pero si se debe evaluar con detalle el tipo de enfermedad presente, por ser un potencial riesgo que podría afectar el proceso de oseointegración. Hay ciertas condiciones sistémicas, como la osteoporosis, enfermedades cardiovasculares, diabetes mellitus, e hipotiroidismo, así como también, el hábito de fumar, que inciden sobre el éxito, la sobrevida o el fracaso de los implantes. El propósito de la investigación realizada, es determinar si existe asociación entre los fracasos de los implantes dentales y las enfermedades sistémicas en la población de pacientes sometidos a cirugía de implantes dentales del hospital San José de Santiago de Chile. Se realizó un estudio de tipo observacional de carácter retrospectivo y las variables estudiadas fueron las enfermedades sistémicas (osteoporosis, hipertensión, diabetes, e hipotiroidismo y los criterios utilizados para la evaluación de salud de implantes fueron los del Congreso Internacional de Implantología Oral de Pisa, en donde fracaso es el término usado para los implantes que requieren el retiro o ya se han perdido. Estas variables se registraron desde la ficha clínica y durante un examen clínico, en una ficha de recolección de datos. Esto permitió, describir variables y su distribución, posteriormente analizar los datos obtenidos encontrando evidencias de asociación estadísticamente válidas. Para este estudio podemos concluir, que el análisis de cada una de las variables sistémicas como son la hipertensión, clasificación ASA II, presentan una asociación con el fracaso de implantes dentales, no así la osteoporosis, hipotiroidismo, diabetes, edad, estado nutricional

  7. Distribución de la caries dental en niños preescolares en una región urbana, Argentina, 1992 Distribuição de cáries dental em pré-escolares em área urbana, Argentina, 1992 Distribution of dental caries in preschool children in urban area of Argentina, 1992

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    Elba Rosa Luna Maldonado de Yankilevich

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    Full Text Available Se describen los resultados de una investigación desarollada sobre una muestra de 1.115 preescolares (5 años de jardines de infantes de la Ciudad de Córdoba (Argentina, destinada a establecer la prevalencia y distribución de la caries dental conforme a su nivel económicosocial. El estudio reveló que, respecto a 1973, la prevalencia de caries disminuyó el 55,0%, en tanto que la proporción de niños con dientes sanos fue mayor en el 26,7%. La frecuencia y severidad de la caries aumentó a medida que descendía la ubicación social del niño. En el nivel económicosocial más alto (NES I = burguesías empresarial y gerencial, los índices de caries fueron significativamente menores que en el nivel económicosocial más bajo (NES III = proletariado típico, proletariado no típico y subproletariado: ceo-d de 0,8 y 2,7 y ceo-s de 0,9 y 4,9, respectivamente. En el NES III, los principales componentes del ceo-d fueron dientes cariados y con extracción indicada, mientras que en el NES I fueron los dientes obturados. La proporción de niños sin experiencia de caries fue del 63,1% en el NES I y del 11,5% en el NES III. Inversamente, el índice de salud bucal resultó más alto en el NES I (8,8 que en el NES III (5,1. El gasto demandado por niño para el tratamiento restaurativo es aproximadamente dos veces y media más alto en el NES III que en el NES I. Considerando toda la muestra, el gasto en el NES III resultaría más de diez veces superior al del NES I. Se concluye que la programación de la atención odontológica privilegiando a los niños del NES III, que son los de mayor riesgo de enfermar, puede contribuir a contrarrestar los desniveles en el estado de salud bucal.Descrevem-se os resultados de uma pesquisa feita sobre uma amostra de 1.115 pré-escolares (5 anos de jardins de infância da cidade de Córdoba (Argentina com o objetivo de estabelecer a prevalência e distribuição da cárie dental segundo o nível socioeconómico. O

  8. Frecuencia y variabilidad de la morfología dental en niños afro-colombianos de una institución educativa de Puerto Tejada, Cauca, Colombia

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    Lorena Rocha

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Determinar la frecuencia y variabilidad de once rasgos morfológicos dentales coronales (rotación de los incisivos centrales superiores, incisivos centrales y laterales en pala, doble pala, cúspide de Carabelli, pliegue acodado, protostílido, patrón cuspídeo, número de cúspides, cúspide 6 y cúspide 7, en dientes permanentes (UI1/UI2/UM1/LM1, para comprender la influencia étnica y la distancia biológica de una muestra obtenida por conveniencia. Materiales y métodos: Se trata de un estudio descriptivo transversal de enfoque cuantitativo para observar la frecuencia y variabilidad de once rasgos morfológicos dentales coronales mediante la metodología ASUDAS en 84 modelos de estudio obtenidos de niños afro-colombianos de ambos sexos (42 mujeres y 42 hombres habitantes del municipio de Puerto Tejada, Cauca (Colombia.Resultados: Se observaron frecuencias altas de cúspide de Carabelli de mediano tamaño (grado 5, patrón cuspídeo +5 y +6, y alta frecuencia de cúspide 7, lo cual sugiere notable influencia del complejo dental occidental (caucasoides y negroides. Se apreciaron altas frecuencias del protostílido (punto P o foramen secum y del pliegue acodado lo cual sugiere influencia mongoloide a partir de la miscegenación con grupos indígenas regionales. Los rasgos morfológicos rotación de los incisivos centrales superiores, incisivos centrales y laterales en pala, doble pala, número de cúspides y cúspide 6 presentaron frecuencias bajas. Se demostró la simetría bilateral y ausencia de dimorfismo sexual (a excepción de rotación de los incisivos centrales superiores, incisivos en pala y protostílido. Estos resultados son importantes dentro de los contextos odontológico y forense durante los procesos de identificación, y en el contexto antropológico para estimar la odontobiografía de una población específica.

  9. Dental Emergencies

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    Domb, Ivor

    1982-01-01

    Emergency dental problems can result from trauma, dental pathology, or from dental treatment itself. While the physician can treat many instances of dental trauma, the patient should see a dentist as soon as possible so that teeth can be saved. Emergency treatment of dental pathology usually involves relief of pain and/or swelling. Bleeding is the most frequent post-treatment emergency. The physician should be able to make the patient comfortable until definitive dental treatment can be avail...

  10. Características clínicas gingivales de pacientes portadores de prótesis fija tratados en una clínica dental docente

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    Huivín-Rodríguez, Rosa Raquel; Gonzáles-Pinedo, Gian Marco; Chávez-Reátegui, Beatriz Del Carmen; Manrique-Chávez, Jorge Enrique

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    Objetivo: Identificar las características clínicas gingivales de las piezas portadoras de prótesis fijas (PF) de pacientes que acudieron a la Clínica Dental Docente de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, para ser atendidos por alumnos de pregrado, el año 2012. Material y métodos: Estudio de diseño retrospectivo con un universo conformado por historias clínicas de pacientes portadores de prótesis fijas. Resultados: De las 196 historias clínicas evaluadas, se encontraron: 250 prótesis fija...

  11. Dental Procedures.

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    Ramponi, Denise R

    2016-01-01

    Dental problems are a common complaint in emergency departments in the United States. There are a wide variety of dental issues addressed in emergency department visits such as dental caries, loose teeth, dental trauma, gingival infections, and dry socket syndrome. Review of the most common dental blocks and dental procedures will allow the practitioner the opportunity to make the patient more comfortable and reduce the amount of analgesia the patient will need upon discharge. Familiarity with the dental equipment, tooth, and mouth anatomy will help prepare the practitioner for to perform these dental procedures.

  12. Extracciones e indicaciones de extracciones dentales en población rural chilena de 11 a 30 años Extractions and indications of dental extractions in rural chilean population give 11 to 30 years

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    S Olate

    2006-04-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: A pesar de la creciente tecnología odontológica y el progresivo aumento de la cantidad de odontólogos, el precario estándar de salud oral de la población rural se ha mantenido a lo largo del tiempo. El objetivo de esta investigación es describir y cuantificar las exodoncias de piezas dentarias permanentes en población rural. Metodología: Se realizó un estudio de tipo descriptivo seleccionando el 100% de los sujetos atendidos en el Consultorio Chol-Chol, (IX Región de 11 a 30 años de edad que obtuvieron su alta integral durante los años 2001 y 2003. Los diagnósticos fueron realizados por dos odontólogos experimentados en ausencia de apoyo radiográfico (procedimiento realizado de acuerdo al instrumental y equipos disponibles. Se evaluó el estado de cada una de las piezas dentarias exceptuando los terceros molares. Resultados: Fueron analizadas 181 fichas clínicas de los cuales el 36,42% fueron del sexo masculino, siendo la edad media de la muestra 18,27 años. 143 sujetos presentaron piezas perdidas en el momento del examen, a 117 sujetos se les indico extracción de piezas dentales permanentes. Al finalizar el tratamiento 167 (92,2% sujetos presentaron ausencia de piezas dentarias permanentes, con un promedio de 5,6 piezas al finalizar el alta integral. Conclusión: Los pacientes adolescentes y adultos jóvenes en condiciones de ruralidad presentan alta frecuencia de patologías orales que determinan la exodoncia de las piezas dentales. Estos pacientes necesitaran a corto plazo extensas rehabilitaciones para recuperar su sistema estomatognático.Introduction: In spite of high end dental technology and the progressive increase in the amount of Dentists in our Country, the precarious standard of oral health in the rural population have stayed throughout the time, specially in ethnic groups such as Mapuche population. The objective of the present study is to describe and to quantify dental extractions in permanent

  13. Extracciones e indicaciones de extracciones dentales en población rural chilena de 11 a 30 años

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    S Olate

    Full Text Available Introducción: A pesar de la creciente tecnología odontológica y el progresivo aumento de la cantidad de odontólogos, el precario estándar de salud oral de la población rural se ha mantenido a lo largo del tiempo. El objetivo de esta investigación es describir y cuantificar las exodoncias de piezas dentarias permanentes en población rural. Metodología: Se realizó un estudio de tipo descriptivo seleccionando el 100% de los sujetos atendidos en el Consultorio Chol-Chol, (IX Región de 11 a 30 años de edad que obtuvieron su alta integral durante los años 2001 y 2003. Los diagnósticos fueron realizados por dos odontólogos experimentados en ausencia de apoyo radiográfico (procedimiento realizado de acuerdo al instrumental y equipos disponibles. Se evaluó el estado de cada una de las piezas dentarias exceptuando los terceros molares. Resultados: Fueron analizadas 181 fichas clínicas de los cuales el 36,42% fueron del sexo masculino, siendo la edad media de la muestra 18,27 años. 143 sujetos presentaron piezas perdidas en el momento del examen, a 117 sujetos se les indico extracción de piezas dentales permanentes. Al finalizar el tratamiento 167 (92,2% sujetos presentaron ausencia de piezas dentarias permanentes, con un promedio de 5,6 piezas al finalizar el alta integral. Conclusión: Los pacientes adolescentes y adultos jóvenes en condiciones de ruralidad presentan alta frecuencia de patologías orales que determinan la exodoncia de las piezas dentales. Estos pacientes necesitaran a corto plazo extensas rehabilitaciones para recuperar su sistema estomatognático.

  14. Inserción de implantes dentales en la apófisis pterigoides: Una alternativa en el tratamiento rehabilitador del maxilar posterior atrófico

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    L. Mateos

    2002-04-01

    Full Text Available Existe una alta tasa de fracasos en el tratamiento con implantes del maxilar superior reabsorbido, así como aquéllos insertados en zonas de hueso tipo IV (hueso cortical delgado que rodea a hueso trabecular de baja densidad. Sin embargo, existe una mayor predictibilidad en la colocación de implantes en la apófisis pterigoides, justificando sus indicaciones en aquellos casos donde existe un pronóstico incierto si se insertan las fijaciones en un maxilar de las características antes mencionadas. El uso de implantes en la apófisis pterigoides tienen una tasa de éxito similar a la de los implantes usados en otras áreas del maxilar superior, proporcionando una importante ayuda a la estabilización de la prótesis sobre implantes, lo que otorga una ventaja biomecánica a este tipo de rehabilitaciones. El objetivo de este trabajo es realizar una revisión sobre el procedimiento y la anatomía de la zona, analizando los conceptos de anatomía aplicada del maxilar posterior a la terapéutica con implantes y desarrollando un protocolo quirúrgico para la inserción de fijaciones intraóseas en la apófisis pterigoides, estableciendo las consideraciones protésicas para la carga de los implantes situados en esta región. El protocolo quirúrgico incluye el anclaje cortical del implante en la lámina pterigoidea. Para alcanzar este objetivo, el implante deberá insertarse con una cierta angulación respecto al plano oclusal, relacionándose en su colocación con los huesos maxilar superior, palatino, y la apófisis pterigoides del hueso esfenoides. Por su parte, el protocolo protésico también presenta variaciones, como la toma de impresiones del implante en vez del pilar transepitelial, entre otros. Estos cambios favorecen las condiciones biomecánicas y funcionales de los implantes, haciendo posible el éxito a largo plazo de los mismos.There is a high failure rate in implants placed in the posterior atrophic maxilla. That also occurs with those

  15. Shock séptico en una embarazada post extracción dental. Presentación de un caso

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    Juan Carlos Quintana; Rafael Pinilla González; Armando González Rivera; Sarah López Lazo; Belkis Rodríguez Vásquez

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    La celulitis facial puede convertirse en un grave riesgo vital cuando no se tiene en cuenta el tratamiento adecuado. Constituye un problema de salud en la población tanto en edades pediátricas como en adultos, porque es la segunda causa más frecuente de ingreso hospitalario en la cirugía maxilofacial, luego de los traumatismos maxilofaciales. Se presenta un caso de una embarazada de 20 años que acude a consulta de urgencia del Hospital Universitario de Maabar República de Yemen donde se atien...

  16. Factores clínicos determinantes del pronóstico dental individual en prostodoncia. Una revisión de la literatura

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    Escobar García, Andrea Yulieth Karolina

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    En esta revisión de la literatura, los autores pretenden establecer los factores clínicos que determinan el pronóstico individual en prostodoncia, y proponer un sistema de clasificación del pronóstico basado en los datos de la evidencia clínica, con el objeto de crear una herramienta significativa y estandarizada para su uso entre los profesionales de la odontología. Se incluyeron 58 artículos encontrados mediante la búsqueda en bases de datos electrónicas: MedLine, PudMed, Wiley Online Libra...

  17. Factores clínicos determinantes del pronóstico dental individual en prostodoncia. Una revisión de la literatura

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    Escobar García, Andrea Yulieth Karolina

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    En esta revisión de la literatura, los autores pretenden establecer los factores clínicos que determinan el pronóstico individual en prostodoncia, y proponer un sistema de clasificación del pronóstico basado en los datos de la evidencia clínica, con el objeto de crear una herramienta significativa y estandarizada para su uso entre los profesionales de la odontología. Se incluyeron 58 artículos encontrados mediante la búsqueda en bases de datos electrónicas: MedLine, PudMed, Wiley Online Libra...

  18. A AUTOMATIZAÇÃO DA ESCRITURAÇÃO CONTÁBIL NO BRASIL: DESENVOLVIMENTO E UTILIZAÇÃO DO SISTEMA FICHA TRÍPLICE

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    Neste trabalho, analisamos o “Sistema Ficha Tríplice”, método de contabilização desenvolvido, em 1947, por dois contadores brasileiros, Silvino Barbosa e Edmundo Mário Cavallari, com o objetivo de simplificar os procedimentos de escrituração contábil das empresas. A Contabilidade brasileira, desde seu surgimento, está fortemente atrelada às normas jurídicas e tributárias. Essa vinculação lhe impõe procedimentos de escrituração e comprovação bastante rígidos, tornando mais trabalhosa e árdua a...

  19. ¿Una intervención educativa en niños de doce años de Madrid modifica sus conocimientos y hábitos de higiene buco-dental? An educative intervention in children of twelve years of Madrid could modify its knowledge and habits bucodental hygiene?

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    S Caldés Ruisánchez

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available Una adecuada educación en higiene buco-dental en niños es deseable para que éstos adquieran desde la infancia unos hábitos saludables que prevengan posibles enfermedades odontológicas en el futuro. En este estudio nos hemos propuesto valorar la eficacia de un programa de intervención en escolares que les proporcione unos conocimientos básicos sobre este aspecto sanitario. Para ello hemos impartido a sesenta niños y niñas de sexto de primaria (de doce años del colegio Berriz Veracruz una charla educativa, distribuyéndoles dos encuestas, una antes y otra cuatro semanas después del programa educativo, y hemos estudiado los conocimientos y hábitos que sobre salud e higiene buco-dental presentaron antes de la intervención, así como las modificaciones que sufrieron tras la misma. Observamos cambios significativos tanto en la frecuencia como en la técnica de cepillado, en la actitud a tomar ante el sangrado de encías y en el abandono de hábitos nocivos. Por todo ello concluimos que los programas educativos sobre higiene y salud buco-dental son eficaces para modificar positivamente las conductas de niños de esta edad, subrayando el interés que tiene la implantación de los mismos en el ámbito escolar.The proper education on dental hygiene is desirable for children, so that they acquire from an early age good habits that prevent possible future diseases. Our study focuses on the results of an educational program for school age children that provide basic knowledge about dental hygiene. To do this, we have given an educational workshop to a group of sixth graders from The School Berriz Veracruz. We conducted a survey before and after the survey to monitor the children’s dental hygiene habits before and after the workshop. That way we could determine the changes in attitudes upon attending an information workshop on dental hygiene. We noticed significant changes both in the frequency and technique of mouth washing. We also observed

  20. Prevalencia de la caries dental en escolares de nivel primario de una región metropolitana de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina

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    Yankilevich Elba Rosa Luna Maldonado de

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    Full Text Available Se describen los resultados de un estudio epidemiológico del estado de la salud bucal en escolares de nivel primario (6 y 12 años matriculados en establecimientos municipales, provinciales y privados de la Ciudad de Córdoba, Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina. En los niños de 6 años de escuelas municipales, la prevalencia de caries en elementos temporarios fue de moderada a alta, resultando baja para los escolares provinciales y privados (ceo-d = 4,44 , 2,31 y 1,27, respectivamente. Tanto en escolares municipales como provinciales, los componentes de mayor peso en el ceo-d fueron dientes cariados y con extracción indicada, en tanto que en los privados correspondió a dientes obturados. La proporción de niños sin caries activa fue de 13,6% en las escuelas municipales, 52,2% en las provinciales y 76,9% en las privadas. En los escolares de 12 años, la prevalencia de caries en dentición permanente resultó baja y comparable en los tres grupos de escuelas, registrándose un índice CPO-D que osciló entre 1,85 (municipales y 2,59 (privados. Para ambas edades, las necesidades de tratamiento odontológico fueron elevadas en las tres poblaciones escolares. Se concluye que los niveles de salud dental alcanzados por los escolares municipales y provinciales a la edad de 12 años deben atribuirse principalmente al impacto producido por la aplicación de medidas preventivas, cuya eficiencia podría ser aumentada si se orientaran a atender edades más tempranas, sobre todo en las poblaciones de mayor riesgo.

  1. About Dental Amalgam Fillings

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    ... and Medical Procedures Dental Devices Dental Amalgam About Dental Amalgam Fillings Share Tweet Linkedin Pin it More ... should I have my fillings removed? What is dental amalgam? Dental amalgam is a dental filling material ...

  2. Dental Implant Surgery

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    ... here to find out more. Dental Implant Surgery Dental Implant Surgery Dental implant surgery is, of course, surgery, ... here to find out more. Dental Implant Surgery Dental Implant Surgery Dental implant surgery is, of course, surgery, ...

  3. Dental Sealants

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    ... Dates Electronic Submission of Applications Grants 101 (How to Write a Grant) Questions and Answers Grant Writing Tips ... offers strategies for providing oral care. NIDCR > Data & Statistics > Find Data by Topic > Dental Sealants Dental Sealants ...

  4. Dental Assistants

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    ... Z INDEX | OOH SITE MAP | EN ESPAÑOL Healthcare > Dental Assistants PRINTER-FRIENDLY EN ESPAÑOL Summary What They ... of workers and occupations. What They Do -> What Dental Assistants Do About this section Assistants prepare and ...

  5. Dental sealants

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    ... this page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000779.htm Dental sealants To use the sharing features on this ... case a sealant needs to be replaced. How Dental Sealants are Applied Your dentist applies sealants on ...

  6. Dental cavities

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    ... this page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001055.htm Dental cavities To use the sharing features on this page, please enable JavaScript. Dental cavities are holes (or structural damage) in the ...

  7. Avaliação qualitativa dos serviços de pré-natal: auditoria de fichas clínicas Qualtiative analysis of prenatal care services: medical registers

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    Cyro Ciari Jr.

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    Full Text Available Propõe-se um método para auditoria de fichas clínicas de serviços de pré-natal, baseado no preenchimento de duas fichas modelos I e II. A primeira refere-se ao grau de preenchimento dos itens da ficha e a segunda à coerência entre os itens assinalados e o diagnóstico e conduta. Tendo como base o modelo de ficha usado pelo serviço em auditoria, são elaboradas duas listas de itens que depois são aplicadas para obtenção de dados que irão constar nas fichas I e II. O método foi usado em algumas unidades Sanitárias (CS I e III da Secretaria de Saúde de S. Paulo (Brasil revelando ser de simples aplicação e fácil análise dos resultados, porém necessitando de pessoal qualificado, como enfermeira e médico com experiência na área da Saúde Materna.A method for qualitative analysis of medical registers in Prenatal Care Services is proposed, based on the filling percentage of the items and on the coherence of the data of history, physical examination, diagnosis and management. The method, used in some Prenatal care units of the Health Secretary of São Paulo, has proved to be easily conducted, when applied by qualified manpower, such as skilled nurses and physicians.

  8. DENTAL MATERIALS.

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    The study deals with the determination of characteristic physical and mechanical properties of restorative dental materials, and effect of...manipulative variables on these properties. From the study an entirely new dental gold inlay casting technic was developed, based on the principle of...controlled water added hygroscopic technic. The method has had successful dental applications and is a recognized method of dental inlay casting procedure

  9. Desarrollo y validación de una nueva tecnología, basada en arginina al 1.5%, un compuesto de calcio insoluble y fluoruro, para el uso diario en la prevención y tratamiento de la caries dental.

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    Cummins, D

    2013-10-22

    este artículo discute brevemente la prevalencia de caries, la naturaleza multifactorial de su etiología, el riesgo de caries y el papel y eficacia del fluoruro. Resalta también la investigación sobre el metabolismo bacteriano, que ha aportado conocimientos sobre la defensa natural oral contra la caries y la base para el desarrollo de una nueva tecnología para la prevención diaria y el tratamiento de la caries. Por último, se resume la evidencia que respalda que la tecnología complementa y mejora la eficacia anti-caries de la crema dental con fluoruro. los datos globales muestran que a pesar de la exitosa introducción del fluoruro, la caries dental es una enfermedad prevalente. La experiencia de caries depende del balance entre el consumo de azúcares, la higiene oral y el uso del fluoruro. Hay tres conceptos científicos que son fundamentales en las nuevas mediciones para detectar, tratar y monitorear la caries: (1) la caries dental es un proceso dinámico, (2) la caries dental es un proceso continuo de etapas que van desde reversible (pre-clínica) hasta irreversible (lesiones clínicamente detectables), y (3) el proceso de la caries es un balance de factores patológicos y protectores que pueden modularse para el manejo de la caries. El fluoruro funciona como factor protector al detener y revertir el proceso de la caries, pero el fluoruro no previene los factores patológicos que inician el proceso. Se ha identificado una tecnología novedosa, basada en arginina y un compuesto insoluble de calcio, que está dirigida a la placa dental para prevenir la iniciación del proceso de caries al reducir los factores patológicos. Como los mecanismos de acción de la arginina y el fluoruro son altamente complementarios, se ha desarrollado un nuevo dentífrico que combina la arginina y el fluoruro, y se ha probado clínicamente que brinda una prevención superior contra la caries. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  10. ¿Por qué es el libro del profesor una herramienta útil? Analizando actividades

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    Ana Indira Franco Cordón

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    Full Text Available En esta experiencia práctica hemos analizado, guiados por una ficha, la misma actividad en el libro del alumno primero y en el libro del profesor después. Tras una puesta en común de los resultados del análisis, hemos comentado si han cambiado nuestras valoraciones de la actividad después de haberla analizado, no solo a partir del libro del alumno, sino también a partir de la correspondiente guía didáctica 2 de su libro del profesor. Así, sacaremos algunas conclusiones con respecto a qué puede aportar la guía didáctica del libro del profesor y podremos tener una respuesta a por qué es el libro del profesor una herramienta útil.

  11. O homem da ficha antropométrica e do uniforme pandemônio: Lima Barreto e a internação de 1914

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    Lilia Moritz Schwarcz

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo pretende analisar o contexto em que se deu a internação de Lima Barreto, em 1914, a partir de recorte singular. De um lado, cruzando diferentes documentos produzidos pelo autor à época, como contos, diários, entrevistas, crônicas e as próprias fichas de entrada na Instituição Hospitalar. De outro, a partir da comparação dos registros de pacientes internados no Hospital nesse mesmo ano. Com esse intuito, o artigo explora marcadores sociais de diferença — raça, gênero, situação social, origem —, mostrando como o uso e manipulação dos mesmos ajuda a entender os próprios discursos legados pelos internos e especialistas. Por fim, a partir da interpretação das fotos e do uso de um método dialógico, conforme exercitado por Bakhtin e Ginzburg, busca-se recuperar pistas e vestígios, assim como entender os pacientes não só como “vítimas”, mas como “protagonistas” em meio a uma situação por certo desigual.

  12. Síndrome de Burnout: confronto entre o conhecimento médico e a realidade das fichas médicas

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    Jaqueline Brito Vidal Batista

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available A partir da ampliação de sua prática profissional, incluindo, além do ensino, atividades de cuidado para com o aluno e a missão de garantir a articulação entre a escola e a comunidade, o professor se tornou mais suscetível a desenvolver a Síndrome de Burnout, doença ocupacional contemplada pelo Ministério da Saúde desde 1999. Um dos responsáveis pelo seu diagnóstico institucional é a perícia médica. Dada a importância do diagnóstico correto da Síndrome de Burnout, esse estudo teve como objetivo investigar, através da aplicação de questionário e da consulta a fichas médicas, o conhecimento da perícia médica da Junta Médica Municipal da cidade de João Pessoa, PB, a respeito dessa síndrome. Os resultados apontaram o desconhecimento da legislação e da Síndrome de Burnout e a necessidade de uma intervenção de políticas públicas que proporcionem um maior preparo dos médicos peritos e uma melhor assistência à saúde mental do professor.

  13. Importancia del cepillado antes de acostarse en la prevención de la caries: Estudio en una población infantil The importance of night tooth brushing before sleeping in the prevention of dental caries: Study on childhood population

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    TE Ruiz Sedano

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available En el presente trabajo nos planteamos si sería imprescindible el cepillado tres veces al día y, en caso contrario, en qué momento del día sería más importante la eliminación mecánica de la placa. Para ello, se planteó un estudio transversal correspondiente a 214 escolares de 6-12 años en el periodo comprendido en el curso 2004-5. A cada niño se le practicó el "Examen parcial o tipo III" recomendado por la Federación Dental Internacional, como procedimiento estándar para un estudio de prevalencia de caries. Hemos obtenido los siguientes resultados: 1. El cepillado de dientes antes de acostarse es un factor protector de la presencia de caries, siendo el correspondiente odd-ratio ajustado de 0.339 (intervalo de confianza al 95% [0.159; 0.722]. 2. El consumir azúcar más de una vez una vez al día tiene más riesgo de aparición de caries que si consumen una vez al día, siendo el correspondiente odd-ratio ajustado de 1.998 (intervalo de confianza al 95% [1.090; 3.665]. 3. Los niños que acuden a un colegio público tienen más riesgo de presentar caries que los que asisten a un colegio privado. Siendo el correspondiente odd-ratio ajustado de 2.019 (intervalo de confianza al 95% [1.105; 3.691]. 4. Se cumplen en la población estudiada los objetivos marcados sobre caries dental por la OMS para el año 2000.In the present study we are questioning if the [three time a day tooth brushing is really essential and if it is the [opposite case, what time of the day would be most important for mechanical elimination of dental plaque. For this purpose we have planed a transversal study on 214 pupils aged 6 to 12 years in the period [of 2004-05 scheduled school coarse. On each of them was applied the "Partial Exam type III" [which is recommended from International Dental Federation and which is considered as standard procedure on prevalence of dental caries study. We obtained following results: 1. Tooth brushing by night before sleeping is a

  14. La acción dinamizadora de los Syllabus: una experiencia en construcción.

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    Full Text Available La finalidad de este artículo es describir la experiencia en la revisión y evaluación de los syllabus de psicopedagogía en una facultad de Educación de una universidad privada ecuatoriana. Este análisis se realizó a 31 micro-currículos elaborados en el año 2015 ciclo A. La tarea instruccional consistió en aplicar la ficha de evaluación del syllabus del departamento de Dirección Académica. El procedimiento utilizado fue el siguiente: (1 Solicitud de syllabus a la coordinación de carrera; (2 aplicación de la ficha de evaluación; (3 comunicación de hallazgos a la directora de carrera; (4 Elaboración y entrega del informe; (5 socialización de orientaciones en talleres con docentes de la carrera. Los patrones que emergieron durante este proceso fueron el aprendizaje, el empoderamiento y las vivencias. Como consecuencia de la evaluación del micro-currículo se elabora una guía metodológica de estructuración de syllabus.

  15. Dental Hygienist.

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    Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

    This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of dental hygienist, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 13 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 9 units specific to the occupation of dental hygienist. The following skill areas are covered in…

  16. Discrepancias de tamaño dental (índice de Bolton) en una muestra de modelos digitales tridimensionales de pacientes con oclusión ideal; validación del método y descripción de hallazgos métricos

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    Jaramillo Arbeláez, Catalina

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    Introducción: Los modelos en yeso de los arcos dentales han sido ampliamente estudiados y medidos a lo largo de la historia de la odontología con diferentes propósitos, especialmente para el diagnóstico y la planeación de tratamientos. En años recientes, se ha observado una tendencia creciente hacia el uso de imágenes tridimensionales (3D), sobre todo con el fin de digitalizar dichos modelos en yeso. Lo anterior otorga variados beneficios como la reducción del tiempo de medición, adecuada ap...

  17. Dental OCT

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    Wilder-Smith, Petra; Otis, Linda; Zhang, Jun; Chen, Zhongping

    This chapter describes the applications of OCT for imaging in vivo dental and oral tissue. The oral cavity is a diverse environment that includes oral mucosa, gingival tissues, teeth and their supporting structures. Because OCT can image both hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity at high resolution, it offers the unique capacity to identity dental disease before destructive changes have progressed. OCT images depict clinically important anatomical features such as the location of soft tissue attachments, morphological changes in gingival tissue, tooth decay, enamel thickness and decay, as well as the structural integrity of dental restorations. OCT imaging allows for earlier intervention than is possible with current diagnostic modalities.

  18. FICHA DE COEVALUACIÓN

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    SOLANO FERNÁNDEZ, ISABEL M.

    2013-01-01

    Instrumento de coevaluación, utilizado para la evaluación de proyectos de la asignatura "Aplicaciones sociales de las TIC para la escuela y el tiempo libre", del Grado en Educación Primaria en la Universidad de Murcia.

  19. FICHA DE AUTOEVALUACIÓN

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    SOLANO FERNÁNDEZ, ISABEL M.; VALERO GARCÍA, VANESA

    2013-01-01

    Instrumento de autoevaluación, utilizado para la evaluación de proyectos de la asignatura "Aplicaciones sociales de las TIC para la escuela y el tiempo libre", del Grado en Educación Primaria en la Universidad de Murcia.

  20. Dental Caries (Tooth Decay)

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    ... Find Data by Topic > Dental Caries (Tooth Decay) Dental Caries (Tooth Decay) Main Content Dental caries (tooth decay) remains the most prevalent chronic ... important source of information on oral health and dental care in the United States since the early ...

  1. Infant dental care (image)

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    ... sugar water. As the child grows, establishing proper dental hygiene will promote healthy teeth and gums which are essential to overall good health. Poor dental development, dental disease, and dental trauma can result ...

  2. Blanqueamiento dental

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    Estamos viviendo en una era donde los valores estéticos ocupan en la vida cotidiana una gran importancia. Los pacientes se acercan a la consulta no solo para resolver problemas particulares como la caries o enfermedades periodontales, hoy piden y exigen estándares de alta estética. Aquel paciente que presenta una patología como la ya descripta puede provocarle un efecto negativo y afectar las relaciones sociales y alteraciones psicológicas. Blanqueamiento es sinónimo de una técnica mínimament...

  3. Dental caries

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    Pitts, Nigel B; Zero, Domenick T; Marsh, Phil D

    2017-01-01

    , exposed root surfaces. The balance between pathological and protective factors influences the initiation and progression of caries. This interplay between factors underpins the classification of individuals and groups into caries risk categories, allowing an increasingly tailored approach to care. Dental......Dental caries is a biofilm-mediated, sugar-driven, multifactorial, dynamic disease that results in the phasic demineralization and remineralization of dental hard tissues. Caries can occur throughout life, both in primary and permanent dentitions, and can damage the tooth crown and, in later life...... caries is an unevenly distributed, preventable disease with considerable economic and quality-of-life burdens. The daily use of fluoride toothpaste is seen as the main reason for the overall decline of caries worldwide over recent decades. This Primer aims to provide a global overview of caries...

  4. Dental Calculus Arrest of Dental Caries

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    Keyes, Paul H.; Rams, Thomas E.

    2016-01-01

    Background An inverse relationship between dental calculus mineralization and dental caries demineralization on teeth has been noted in some studies. Dental calculus may even form superficial layers over existing dental caries and arrest their progression, but this phenomenon has been only rarely documented and infrequently considered in the field of Cariology. To further assess the occurrence of dental calculus arrest of dental caries, this study evaluated a large number of extracted human teeth for the presence and location of dental caries, dental calculus, and dental plaque biofilms. Materials and methods A total of 1,200 teeth were preserved in 10% buffered formal saline, and viewed while moist by a single experienced examiner using a research stereomicroscope at 15-25× magnification. Representative teeth were sectioned and photographed, and their dental plaque biofilms subjected to gram-stain examination with light microscopy at 100× magnification. Results Dental calculus was observed on 1,140 (95%) of the extracted human teeth, and no dental carious lesions were found underlying dental calculus-covered surfaces on 1,139 of these teeth. However, dental calculus arrest of dental caries was found on one (0.54%) of 187 evaluated teeth that presented with unrestored proximal enamel caries. On the distal surface of a maxillary premolar tooth, dental calculus mineralization filled the outer surface cavitation of an incipient dental caries lesion. The dental calculus-covered carious lesion extended only slightly into enamel, and exhibited a brown pigmentation characteristic of inactive or arrested dental caries. In contrast, the tooth's mesial surface, without a superficial layer of dental calculus, had a large carious lesion going through enamel and deep into dentin. Conclusions These observations further document the potential protective effects of dental calculus mineralization against dental caries. PMID:27446993

  5. Severidad de caries y pérdida de dientes de una población pre-Hispánica del norte de Chile Caries severity and tooth loss in an ancient pre-Columbian culture in the north of Chile

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    I Urzúa Araya

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available El conocer la historia natural de las patologías bucales sin intervenciones modernas, permite comparar el desarrollo de éstas con los datos actuales. Este estudio tiene como objetivo conocer la severidad de caries dental y de pérdida de dientes en una muestra de restos humanos de la cultura Atacameña (500 DC en San Pedro de Atacama en el norte de Chile. Se estudiaron 139 restos humanos, en cada uno de ellos se realizó un examen clínico, consignado la información en una ficha individual donde se registró, el número de dientes presentes y perdidos pre y post mortem y el número de lesiones de caries. Estas variables permitieron calcular el índice CPD (Obturadas=0. El análisis estadístico incluyó una descripción de frecuencias y el cálculo de estadísticas de dispersión y tendencia central para las variables continuas. Los resultados muestran que el índice CPD mínimo, asume que las piezas perdidas post mortem estaban sanas fue 17.14 con un promedio de 3.93 lesiones de caries y 13.2 dientes perdidos en vida. Los restos humanos de la población estudiada presentan un gran daño de su salud bucal. Gran cantidad de piezas dentarias perdidas en vida y bajo número de dientes sanos.The aim of this study was to determine the severity of dental caries and tooth loss in a sample of 139 human remains of the Atacama culture (500 AD in San Pedro de Atacama, northern Chile. A clinical examination was performed on each remain by a calibrated examiner. The number of present and missing teeth in pre-and post-mortem stages and the number of carious lesions were recorded. The DMT index (filled = 0 was calculated. Statistical analysis included a description of frequency and calculation of statistical dispersion and central tendency for continuous variables. The results reveal a DMT of 17.14 with an average of 3.93 carious lesions and 13.2 teeth lost in life. The oral health situation of the studied population presented severe damage, high rate of

  6. Método de planificación de un implante dental

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    2011-01-01

    Método de planificación de un implante dental.Comprende:- construir una guía quirúrgica (2) y colocarla sobre una estructura bucal (1) de un paciente, presionando las encías (1a) incluidas en la misma; - adquirir información anatómica tridimensional de dicha estructura bucal (1) con la guía quirúrgica encajada en la misma; - realizar una reconstrucción física (3) a escala real de la estructura bucal (1) incluyendo unas indicaciones de una trayectoria planificada para el implante dental, y una...

  7. Odontoidentificación, "Falsas apariencias" y "Los Cazadores de Mitos" Dental Identification, "The Whole Nine Yards" and "Mythbusters"

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    G.M. Fonseca

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Identificar a una persona es determinar los rasgos que la distinguen de las demás y hacen que sea ella misma. La pericia odontológica constituye la técnica más segura cuando las maniobras convencionales no pueden efectuarse (cuerpos quemados, putrefactos o fragmentados y se fundamenta en la concordancia de datos ante y post-mortem. Se ha sostenido que la calidad de la identificación será directamente proporcional a la calidad de la información ante-mortem recuperada. Aun cuando este cotejo debe ser objetivo y científico, no se han descartado los aportes que la memoria del odontólogo tratante o el reconocimiento de su obra puedan hacer al desarrollo de estos procedimientos. Los diferentes protocolos han subrayado la utilización de odontogramas como estructuras gráficas de fácil archivo, acceso y análisis, incluso ponderadas en sistemas informáticos tales como CAPMI® o WinID®. Se ha determinado que una identificación positiva fehaciente debe reunir concordancias suficientes en cantidad y calidad, como para establecer sin dudas que ambos registros pertenecen a la misma persona, incluso en ausencia de otros indicios. Se presenta un caso de cotejo identificatorio ante-mortem (supuesta víctima N.N., e información post-mortem de restos humanos bajo análisis, reuniendo este cotejo los requisitos para una identificación positiva absoluta (presencia mínima de doce concordancias, antigüedad de la ficha ante-mortem menor a tres años, ausencia de discordancias absolutas, presencia de concordancias fuertes, considerando los planteos procedimentales indispensables para evitar sesgos y fraudes en este proceso. "¿Es o no es?: esa es la pregunta".Identify a person is determine the traits to distinguish it from the other ones and makes itself. The dental identification is the safe technique when the conventional procedures are unavailable (burned, decomposed or fragmented bodies and the bases are the coincidences between ante-mortem and

  8. Dental Training Films.

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    Veterans Administration Medical Center, Washington, DC.

    This dental training films catalog is organized into two sections. Section I is a category listing of the films by number and title, indexed according to generalized headings; categories are as follow: anatomy, articulator systems, complete dentures, dental assisting, dental laboratory technology, dental materials, dental office emergencies,…

  9. LA EVALUACION EN LA ESCUELA: UNA AYUDA PARA SEGUIR APRENDIENDO

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    LaCueva Aurora

    1997-01-01

    Full Text Available EI trabajo llama la atención sobre algunos de los principales problemas que puede presentar la práctica de la evaluación en la escuela: el énfasis en los aprendizajes más superficiales y de menor nivel, la ilusión totalizante, el imposible diagnóstico como paso previo a toda enseñanza, el esencialismo, el error tomado como anormalidad, el papel etiquetador de la nota, la instrumentalización engañosa, el crecimiento desmesurado de la acción evaluadora como juicio y sentencia. Frente a estas peligrosas deformaciones, se propone una evaluación como ayuda para seguir aprendiendo, incorporada a la actividad normal de una escuela rica en experiencias formativas. Una evaluación abierta y flexible, realizada a partir de los procesos y productos cotidianos en el aula de clases. Tablas y gráficos pueden sustituir con provecho a las calificaciones. Las fichas de registro, el portafolio, el seguimiento atento del docente, son mecanismos para ir acompañando y sosteniendo el aprendizaje infantil. La autoevaluación y la coevaluación resultan parte importante del proceso. La evaluación debe estar complementada con medidas de apoyo, dirigidas a facilitar a los aprendices la superación de sus insuficiencias

  10. Ansiedad y miedos dentales en escolares hondureños

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    Ivette Carolina Rivera Zelaya; Antonio Fernández Parra

    2005-01-01

    La ansiedad a la atención y tratamiento dental puede afectar de forma significativa a la salud oral de los niños así como a la calidad del tratamiento dental recibido. A pesar de su importancia se han realizado muy pocos estudios sobre la ansiedad y miedo dental infantil en Latinoamérica, concretamente en Honduras. En este estudio se evaluó la ansiedad dental de una muestra aleatoria de 170 escolares (6-11 años) de la región metropolitana de Tegucigalpa. La evaluación se realiz...

  11. Diabetes: Dental Tips

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    ... Diabetes and Oral Health > Diabetes: Dental Tips Diabetes: Dental Tips Main Content Diabetes can cause serious problems ... FOIA Web Policies Privacy Policy National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Institutes of Health Bethesda, ...

  12. Dental Exam for Children

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    ... they're most treatable. When to have a dental exam Various factors might determine how frequently your ... wisdom teeth (third molars) at the appropriate age. Dental X-ray A dental X-ray (radiograph) allows ...

  13. Dental Care in Pregnancy

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    Share with Women Dental Care in Pregnancy Why is dental care in pregnancy important? During pregnancy, you are more likely to have problems ... There are 2 major reasons women can have dental problems during pregnancy: Pregnancy gingivitis— During pregnancy, changes ...

  14. American Dental Education Association

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    ... Interest Groups ADEA Governance Documents and Publications ADEA Dental Faculty Code of Conduct ADEA Bylaws ADEAGies Foundation ... Benefits for Faculty ADEA Member Benefits for Allied Dental Programs ADEA Member Benefits for Dental Schools ADEA ...

  15. Dental Issues & Down Syndrome

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    ... Associated Conditions » Dental Issues & Down Syndrome Dental Issues & Down Syndrome Dental care is important for everybody, but people ... is Different About the Teeth of People With Down Syndrome? Delayed Eruption The teeth of people with Down ...

  16. Dental Implants.

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    Griggs, Jason A

    2017-10-01

    Systematic reviews of literature over the period between 2008 and 2017 are discussed regarding clinical evidence for the factors affecting survival and failure of dental implants. The factors addressed include publication bias, tooth location, insertion torque, collar design, implant-abutment connection design, implant length, implant width, bone augmentation, platform switching, surface roughness, implant coatings, and the use of ceramic materials in the implant body and abutment. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  17. Dental Holography

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    Dirtoft, Ingegerd

    1983-12-01

    Ten years have passed since the first articles appeared in this new field. The qualities of the laser light together with the need of contactless 3-D measurements for different dental purposes seemed to be extremely promising, but still just a few scientists have used the method and mostly for laboratory studies. For some reason there has been a preponderance for orthodontic measurements. This seems to be a bit peculiar from holographic view compared with measurements for engineering purposes, which usually are made on metals. So naturally holography can become a clinical tool for measurements in the field of fixed bridges, removable partial dentures and implants. One of the problems is that the need for holography in dental research must be fulfilled in collaboration with physicists. Only a two-way communication during an entire experiment can balance both technical and odontological demands and thus give practical and clinical important results. The need for an easy way of handling the evaluation to get all required information is another problem and of course the holographic equipment must be converted to a box easy to handle for everyone. At last the position of dental holography today is going to be carefully examined together with an attempt to look into the hopefully exciting and not to utopic future for this research field.

  18. Dental caries.

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    Pitts, Nigel B; Zero, Domenick T; Marsh, Phil D; Ekstrand, Kim; Weintraub, Jane A; Ramos-Gomez, Francisco; Tagami, Junji; Twetman, Svante; Tsakos, Georgios; Ismail, Amid

    2017-05-25

    Dental caries is a biofilm-mediated, sugar-driven, multifactorial, dynamic disease that results in the phasic demineralization and remineralization of dental hard tissues. Caries can occur throughout life, both in primary and permanent dentitions, and can damage the tooth crown and, in later life, exposed root surfaces. The balance between pathological and protective factors influences the initiation and progression of caries. This interplay between factors underpins the classification of individuals and groups into caries risk categories, allowing an increasingly tailored approach to care. Dental caries is an unevenly distributed, preventable disease with considerable economic and quality-of-life burdens. The daily use of fluoride toothpaste is seen as the main reason for the overall decline of caries worldwide over recent decades. This Primer aims to provide a global overview of caries, acknowledging the historical era dominated by restoration of tooth decay by surgical means, but focuses on current, progressive and more holistic long-term, patient-centred, tooth-preserving preventive care.

  19. Danish dental education:

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    Moore, Rod

    1985-01-01

    The effects of Danish cultural traditions on dental education in Denmark are described, as well as the system's current structure and developing issues. Some Danish ideas for future exports of dental education programs and dental personnel are also discussed.......The effects of Danish cultural traditions on dental education in Denmark are described, as well as the system's current structure and developing issues. Some Danish ideas for future exports of dental education programs and dental personnel are also discussed....

  20. Danish dental education:

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    Moore, Rod

    1985-01-01

    The effects of Danish cultural traditions on dental education in Denmark are described, as well as the system's current structure and developing issues. Some Danish ideas for future exports of dental education programs and dental personnel are also discussed.......The effects of Danish cultural traditions on dental education in Denmark are described, as well as the system's current structure and developing issues. Some Danish ideas for future exports of dental education programs and dental personnel are also discussed....

  1. Sistema Integrado de Gestión (calidad, medio ambiente y PRL) en una empresa de gestión integral del agua

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    Pulgar Diez, Eladio

    2012-01-01

    Resumen de las prácticas realizadas en una empresa de gestión integral del agua, dentro del departamento de calidad y medio ambiente, donde se han desarrollado labores de estudio del sistema de gestión integral de calidad y medio ambiente, donde se iba a implantar el sistema OSHAS 18001, se han elaborado fichas de procedimiento para los diferentes sectores de la empresa y manuales de formación en PRL, para trabajadores de los diferentes servicios, además se adjunta uno de los manuales realiza...

  2. American Dental Hygienists' Association

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    ... Resources Student Resources National Exam Student Advisor Resources Dental Hygiene Programs Scholarships and Grants Research Center Transforming Dental Hygiene Education Advocacy Practice Issues Direct Access Scope ...

  3. Dental Fear among Medical and Dental Undergraduates

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    H. Hakim

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Objective. To assess the prevalence and level of dental fear among health related undergraduates and to identify factors causing such fear using Kleinknecht’s Dental Fear Survey (DFS questionnaire. Methods. Kleinknecht’s DFS questionnaire was used to assess dental fear and anxiety among the entire enrollment of the medical and dental undergraduates’ of the University of Malaya. Results. Overall response rate was 82.2%. Dental students reported higher prevalence of dental fear (96.0% versus 90.4%. However, most of the fear encountered among dental students was in the low fear category as compared to their medical counterpart (69.2 versus 51.2%. Significantly more medical students cancelled dental appointment due to fear compared to dental students (P=0.004. “Heart beats faster” and “muscle being tensed” were the top two physiological responses experienced by the respondents. “Drill” and “anesthetic needle” were the most fear provoking objects among respondents of both faculties. Conclusion. Dental fear and anxiety are a common problem encountered among medical and dental undergraduates who represent future health care professionals. Also, high level of dental fear and anxiety leads to the avoidance of the dental services.

  4. Características generales de la fluorosis dental

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    2014-01-01

    Se realizó una revisión bibliográfica, utilizando los recursos disponibles desde la red infomed, con el objetivo de describir las características generales de la fluorosis dental. Esta es la hipomineralización del esmalte dental y tiene tres formas de presentación: leve, moderada y severa. Su cuadro clínico esta dado principalmente por manchas blanquecinas que cubre una mínima superficie del diente, hasta manchas de color café oscuro y su complicación más temida es la fractura que causa una a...

  5. Dental students--dental advocates.

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    Bensch, Brittany

    2010-01-01

    Student advocacy and involvement in the political process is built into the structure of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA), especially in its Legislative Grassroots Network and an internal communication network among students to ensure political awareness. Students are concerned with such issues as a universally accepted, non-patient-based licensure process, mid-level providers, loan availability and tax deductibility, financial support for schools, and service early in one's professional career (giving forward rather than giving back). Through collaboration with the American Dental Education Association and with many state associations, students participate in lobbying, awareness campaigns, and behind the scenes as legislative aids. Although students share the same love for the profession that animates established practitioners, they are perceived by legislators as being different. Students are involved in the legislative process because it represents their future.

  6. CERAMICS FOR DENTAL RESTORATIONS - AN INTRODUCTION

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    SANTIAGO ARANGO SANTANDER

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Las cerámicas dentales son el material de elección para restauración oral debido a características como adecuada estética, elevada resistencia a la fractura y gran estabilidad química.En la actualidad, los profesionales de la Odontología tienen a su disposición una gran cantidad de sistemas cerámicos de restauración que presentan pequeñas o grandes diferencias en términos químicos, temperatura de procesamiento, resistencia mecánica y aplicación clínica, lo que lleva a sistemas de clasificación de las cerámicas que son poco útiles para profesionales ajenos a la odontología. El presente trabajo tuvo como objetivo hacer una revisión de los sistemas cerámicos de uso dental y presentarlos desde una perspectiva composicional para favorecer el entendimiento de profesionales ajenos a la Odontología. Se hizo un importante esfuerzo para evadir la clasificación que han impuesto las casas comerciales y tener así una rápida compilación de información disponible en la literatura que permita tener una visión general completa, pero no intensiva, del estado del arte de las cerámicas dentales.

  7. Dental erozyon

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    Özen, B.; Yönel, N.; Çetiner, S.

    2015-01-01

    Dental erozyon, plak içermeyen diş yüzeyleri üzerinde içsel ve dışsal asitlerin veya şelatların etkileriyle oluşan kimyasal bir aşınmadır. İçsel ve/veya dışsal kaynaklar nedensel faktörler olarak tanımlanırken tükürük ve pelikıl gibi biyolojik faktörler, yeme ve içme alışkanlıkları ve ağız hijyeni

  8. Dental Care for Medicaid and CHIP Enrollees

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    ... Close Home > Medicaid > Benefits > Dental Care Dental Care Dental Care Dental Care for Medicaid and CHIP Enrollees Dental health ... services and opportunities and challenges to obtaining care. Dental Benefits for Children in Medicaid Medicaid covers dental ...

  9. Pansinusitis y afectación intracraneal por implante dental Pansinusitis and intracranial impact of a dental implant

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    Josep Rubio-Palau; Jordi García-Linares; Javier Gutiérrez-Santamaría; Juan Antonio Hueto-Madrid; Mitchel Chávez-Gatty; Eduard Ferrés-Padró

    2012-01-01

    Las sinusitis odontógenas son una patología relativamente frecuente causada por infecciones dentales, quistes periapicales así como tras procedimientos bucodentales como una endodoncia, una elevación sinusal o la colocación de un implante. A continuación se presenta un caso extremo de una pansinusitis derecha con fistulización a espacio epidural causada por un implante osteointegrado. Ante la sospecha de una sinusitis maxilar de origen odontogénico se debe iniciar rápidamente un tratamiento a...

  10. Child Indicators: Dental Health.

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    Lewit, Eugene M.; Kerrebrock, Nancy

    1998-01-01

    Reviews measures of dental health in children and the evidence on child dental health. Although children's dental health has improved over the past two decades, many poor children do not receive necessary dental health services, and reasons for this failure are summarized. (SLD)

  11. Weaker dental enamel explains dental decay.

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    Vieira, Alexandre R; Gibson, Carolyn W; Deeley, Kathleen; Xue, Hui; Li, Yong

    2015-01-01

    Dental caries continues to be the most prevalent bacteria-mediated non-contagious disease of humankind. Dental professionals assert the disease can be explained by poor oral hygiene and a diet rich in sugars but this does not account for caries free individuals exposed to the same risk factors. In order to test the hypothesis that amount of amelogenin during enamel development can influence caries susceptibility, we generated multiple strains of mice with varying levels of available amelogenin during dental development. Mechanical tests showed that dental enamel developed with less amelogenin is "weaker" while the dental enamel of animals over-expressing amelogenin appears to be more resistant to acid dissolution.

  12. una comunidad

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    Adriana Hernández García

    2006-01-01

    embargo, el desarrollo generó mayores desigualdades económicas entre las poblaciones urbanas y las rurales, así como efectos de contaminación del medio ambiente y escasez de los recursos naturales. En este trabajo se presentan los puntos de encuentros locales, la historia, identidad y simbolismos que mantienen una visión de la vida comunal; los desencuentros frente al desarrollo aplicado en la localidad; los cambios en los patrones de cultivo y de la pesca, así como la migración como uno de los principales efectos del cambio.

  13. Estudio del climaterio en una muestra de mujeres uruguayas

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    Egaña, Ana

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Durante el climaterio la mujer experimenta una serie de cambios fisiológicos, que causan frecuentemente tanto patologías físicas como manifestaciones psicosomáticas, conocidas como “síndrome climatérico”. Nuestro país posee escasos antecedentes de estudios sobre este tema, a pesar de la importancia que dicha fase de vida tiene para la población femenina. Para este estudio se analizan los datos obtenidos a partir de fichas médicas y de encuestas aplicadas a una muestra de 200 mujeres entre 40 y 65 años de edad, residentes en Montevideo y otras poblaciones del interior del país. Se observa la influencia de diferentes variables que inciden en los síntomas que se presentan durante el período climatérico: el historial reproductivo, hábitos de vida y nutrición, así como también indicadores socioeconómicos.

  14. La salud oral en la dentición primaria: (y III) Estudio sobre los traumatismos dentales, las patologías orales y los problemas en el manejo de la conducta en la consulta dental en una muestra de 441 niños de Vigo Oral health in temporary dentition: (and III) Research about dental traumatisms, oral pathologies and problems with handling of behaviour in a 441 child sample from Vigo

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    2003-01-01

    El propósito de este estudio dividido en tres partes, es valorar la salud oral en los niños de Vigo con dentición primaria. En esta tercera y última parte, se estudian las prevalencias de los daños por traumatismos dentales, de las patologías orales y de los problemas en el manejo de la conducta de estos niños en la consulta dental. MUESTRA: 441 niños entre los 14 y 92 meses de edad (edad media 59,6 meses), todos ellos presentan al inicio del estudio dentición primaria. RESULTADOS: el 18,82% ...

  15. La salud oral en la dentición primaria: (y III) Estudio sobre los traumatismos dentales, las patologías orales y los problemas en el manejo de la conducta en la consulta dental en una muestra de 441 niños de Vigo Oral health in temporary dentition: (and III) Research about dental traumatisms, oral pathologies and problems with handling of behaviour in a 441 child sample from Vigo

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    IM Iglesias Parada

    2003-01-01

    El propósito de este estudio dividido en tres partes, es valorar la salud oral en los niños de Vigo con dentición primaria. En esta tercera y última parte, se estudian las prevalencias de los daños por traumatismos dentales, de las patologías orales y de los problemas en el manejo de la conducta de estos niños en la consulta dental. MUESTRA: 441 niños entre los 14 y 92 meses de edad (edad media 59,6 meses), todos ellos presentan al inicio del estudio dentición primaria. RESULTADOS: el 18,82% ...

  16. Estudio bibliométrico de los artículos publicados en la revista odontológica de una universidad peruana

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    Yparraguirre Carbajal, Janneth; Telles Mimbela, Patricia; Borja Guerrero, Pilar; Alfaro Carballido, Dahiana

    2013-01-01

    Objetivo. Evaluar todos los artículos publicados en la revista odontológica KIRU de la FO-USMP. Material y métodos. El estudio fue descriptivo, transversal, evaluando cada artículo por medio de la ficha de recolección de datos. Resultados. El área de interés mayoritario fue la de cirugía maxilofacial con una frecuencia de 17 (15,7%) y en segundo lugar la periodoncia con una frecuencia de 16 (14,8 %). El diseño de estudio más empleado es el ensayo clínico no aleatorizado con una frecu...

  17. Estudio bibliométrico de los artículos publicados en la revista odontológica de una universidad peruana

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    Yparraguirre Carbajal, Janneth; Telles Mimbela, Patricia; Borja Guerrero, Pilar; Alfaro Carballido, Dahiana

    2013-01-01

    Objetivo. Evaluar todos los artículos publicados en la revista odontológica KIRU de la FO-USMP. Material y métodos. El estudio fue descriptivo, transversal, evaluando cada artículo por medio de la ficha de recolección de datos. Resultados. El área de interés mayoritario fue la de cirugía maxilofacial con una frecuencia de 17 (15,7%) y en segundo lugar la periodoncia con una frecuencia de 16 (14,8 %). El diseño de estudio más empleado es el ensayo clínico no aleatorizado con una frecu...

  18. Dental erozyon

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    Özen, B.; Yönel, N.; Çetiner, S.

    2015-01-01

    Dental erozyon, plak içermeyen diş yüzeyleri üzerinde içsel ve dışsal asitlerin veya şelatların etkileriyle oluşan kimyasal bir aşınmadır. İçsel ve/veya dışsal kaynaklar nedensel faktörler olarak tanımlanırken tükürük ve pelikıl gibi biyolojik faktörler, yeme ve içme alışkanlıkları ve ağız hijyeni g

  19. A Dental Education Perspective on Dental Health Policy.

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    Morris, Alvin L.

    1985-01-01

    Two issues related to dental health policy are examined: the contribution of dental education to the process by which dental health policy is established, and the nature of dental education's response to established policies. (MLW)

  20. COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH SURVEY TRAINING TO DENTAL HEALTH PERSONNEL

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    Sandra Fikawati; Ita Yulita

    2015-01-01

    Dentist and dental nurse as dental health personnel in community health center are spearheads in community dental health service. The effectiveness and efficacy of community dental health service needs updated adequate dental health knowledge and skill. One effort to assure the fulfillment of those needs is by providing community dental health survey training. This training aims at improving the skill and capability of dental health personnel to conduct dental health survey. The training cons...

  1. Extensión y Aplicación de AspectZ a la Administración de un Sistema de Fichas de Salud Electrónicas en Chile Extension and Application of AspectZ to the Management of an Electronic Health Card System in Chile

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    Cristian Vidal

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo presenta una extensión de AspectZ con el objetivo de modelar los requerimientos del software que administra un sistema de fichas electrónicas de salud en Chile: SYSFIC 1.0. AspectZ es un lenguaje de especificación formal orientado a aspectos que preserva las características bases del lenguaje Z y que ayuda a encapsular incumbencias transversales del sistema en entidades separadas e independientes. La aplicación incluye el uso de diagramas con Lenguaje Unificado de Modelado (LUM y un modelado formal del sistema con AspectZ. Se discuten, además, las principales características del paradigma de modelado orientado a aspectos, como la separación incumbencias y la solución de los problemas del código disperso y enmarañado. Los resultados de este trabajo muestran que la unión del modelado orientado a aspectos y de un método formal de desarrollo de software permite obtener soluciones más confiables para sistemas de información críticos como SYSFIC.This paper presents an extension of AspectZ to model the requirements of software that manages a system of electronic health records in Chile: SYSFIC 1.0 . AspectZ is an aspect-oriented language that preserves the basic characteristics of language Z and that aims to encapsulate cross-cutting concerns of a system into separate and independent entities. The application includes the use of Unified Modeling Language (UML diagrams and a formal modeling of the system using AspectZ. The main features of the aspect-oriented modeling paradigm, such as the separation of concerns and the reduction and elimination of scattered and tangled code, are discussed. The results of this study show that the combination of aspect-oriented modeling and a formal method of software development allow obtaining more reliable solutions for critical information systems such as SYSFIC.

  2. Los microbios en el agua de las unidades dentales

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    Chris H. Milleri

    1996-12-01

    Full Text Available Los microbios están presentes en el agua de las unidades dentales y existen en la biocapa que cubre las paredes de las tuberías de agua. El mejoramiento de la calidad microbiana del agua en las unidades dentales según estén disponibles los medios es una parte natural del mantenimiento de la calidad para la atención al paciente y al equipo de trabajo.

  3. A ficha técnica de preparação como instrumento de qualidade na produção de refeições The technical cards as quality instrument for good manufacturing process

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    Rita de Cássia Akutsu

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available As profundas transformações nos métodos e tecnologias de trabalho têm gerado mudanças no processo de produção de refeições. A ficha técnica de preparação foi objeto de uma análise, na perspectiva de discuti-la como instrumento de qualidade na produção de refeições. Foram utilizadas bases de dados, livros e formas eletrônicas de artigos para a pesquisa bibliográfica. A compreensão de que o nutricionista, na condição de profissional de saúde, possui como atribuição a atenção dietética, e de que esta deve estar associada à racionalização e à otimização do processo de produção de refeição, seguindo princípios diet��ticos, faz com que a Ficha Técnica de Preparo seja um instrumento de promoção à saúde. Sua construção como ferramenta de atenção dietética é, portanto, um dos desafios com vistas à necessária mudança de atitude dos profissionais, no que tange ao aprendizado e à aplicação de novas tecnologias, e ao fornecimento de alimento seguro.The methods and techniques major changes has stimulated the good manufacturing process studies. The manufacturing technical card has been analyzed as a meal manufacturing process quality instrument, and bibliographic studies, such as database, books and articles were the theoretical instruments. The nutritionist responsibility for the diet attention as a health professional member, attempting to the diet procedures to the meal manufacturing process makes, the Manufacturing Technical Card an instrument to the health promotion. Thus, the Manufacturing Technical Card can be a dietetic practice and management issue.

  4. El humo del tabaco y su asociación con la caries dental en una muestra de niños y niñas de 10 a 15 años atendidos en la unidad de odontología del Departamento 9 de la Comunidad Valenciana

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    Smara Carbajosa García

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Fundamentos, Recientemente se ha destacado el papel dela exposición al humo del tabaco ambiental en la etiología de la caries dental. El objetivo del trabajo es valorar la asociaciónentre la inhalación del humo del tabaco ambiental y la experiencia de caries en niños de entre 10 y 15 años. Métodos, Estudio descriptivo transversal, realizado en la Unidad de Odontología de Atención Primaria del Departamento 9 de Salud de la Comunidad Valenciana. Se seleccionó una muestra aleatoria de 380 niños. Se realizó una exploración clínica a cada uno y se les entregó un cuestionario de opinión y contacto con el humo del tabaco para cumplimentar de formaautoadministrada. Se determinó, índice CAOD, índice cod, índice de placa y gingival, frecuencia de contacto con el humodel tabaco en el domicilio y fuera del domicilio, opinión sobre los efectos del tabaco, consumo de tabaco actual o futuro. Resultados, Los niños que convivían con personas fumadoras en el domicilio presentaban una media de dientes afectados por caries de 1,90 ± 2,34 frente a los que no convivían en los queera de 1,03± 1,46 (p< 0,001. Los índice cod y CAO D medios fueron respectivamente de 0,27 ±0,78 y 1,62± 2,21 para los queconvivían con personas fumadoras frente a 0,10±0,47 y 0,92 ±1,40 para los que no (p=0,039 y p<0,001. Conclusiones, En las condiciones de nuestro estudio la convivencia de niños de entre 10 y 15 años en ambientes con humo de tabaco se encuentra asociada con mayor prevalencia decaries, tanto en la dentición temporal como en la permanente.

  5. Dental Encounter System (DES)

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    Department of Veterans Affairs — Dental Encounter System (DES) is an automated health care application designed to capture critical data about the operations of VA Dental Services. Information on...

  6. Dental education in Malaysia.

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    Komabayashi, Takashi; Razak, Abdul Aziz Abdul; Bird, William F

    2007-12-01

    There was only one dental school in Malaysia until 1997 but five new schools have been established since 1998. This review provides information about dental education in Malaysia including; the history of dental education, the current dental school system and curriculum, and dental licensure. There are four public and two private dental schools in Malaysia. High school graduates are required to take the nationwide matriculation entrance examination or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) to apply for a dental degree programme. A five-year dental programme leads to the BDS or the DDS degree. National or state examinations are not required to practise dentistry. Currently, there are approximately 2,500 dentists, with a ratio of 1 dentist for every 10,000 people.

  7. Dental Care in Scleroderma

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    Dental Care in Scleroderma People living with scleroderma face unique challenges while trying to maintain their oral ... They are more likely to be affected by dental conditions such as small mouth, dry mouth, jaw ...

  8. Dental care - child

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    ... this page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002213.htm Dental care - child To use the sharing features on ... and rinsing daily. It also includes having routine dental exams, and getting necessary treatments such as fluoride, ...

  9. AUTHORITARIANISM AND DENTAL CARIES.

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    in particular. If so, dental decay among nonauthoritarians might well progress further than among authoritarians. To determine whether or not there...is any relationship between dental decay and authoritarianism is the purpose of the present study. (Author)

  10. Dental Effluent Guidelines

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    Overview and documents for Dental Office Category regulation (40 CFR Part 441); comprising pretreatment standards for discharges of dental amalgam pollutants, including mercury, into publicly owned treatment works (POTWs).

  11. Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities

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    ... MMWR RSS VitalSigns RSS Error processing SSI file Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities Effective protection for children Language: ... more use of sealants and reimbursement of services. Dental care providers can Apply sealants to children at ...

  12. Smile dental journal

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    "Smile dental journal is quarterly issued, peer-reviewed open access journal. Subject coverage is dentistry, dealing with all specialties of dentistry, its management, besides dental health related subjects...

  13. 75 FR 33169 - Dental Devices: Classification of Dental Amalgam, Reclassification of Dental Mercury, Designation...

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    2010-06-11

    ...-AG21 Dental Devices: Classification of Dental Amalgam, Reclassification of Dental Mercury, Designation of Special Controls for Dental Amalgam, Mercury, and Amalgam Alloy; Technical Amendment AGENCY: Food... classified dental amalgam as a class II device, reclassified dental mercury from class I to class II, and...

  14. Rinosinusitis maxilar crónica de origen dental

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    Heider C,Claudia; Ribalta L,Gloria; Bacigalupe R,Daniel; Krauss M,Karin

    2014-01-01

    Introducción: La rinosinusitis maxilar de origen dental (RSMD) es una entidad reconocida con una incidencia cercana al 30%. Su diagnóstico puede pasar inadvertido, tanto en la clínica como en las imágenes, llevando a persistencia de sintomatología y fracaso de tratamiento. Objetivo: Describir la presentación clínica, diagnóstico y tratamiento de pacientes con rinosinusitis maxilar de origen dental. Material y método: Reporte de casos. Se revisaron historias clínicas, imágenes radiológicas, pr...

  15. Dental Practice Management

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    Gheorghe Raftu

    2016-01-01

    the population. Private dental practices in Romania require personnel specialized in dental management. Success in dentistry depends, on the one hand, on the management of clinical aspects, and equallyon the efficient management of the dental practice. Patient satisfaction is influenced by factors related to the communication between the physicianand the patient, technical competence and by the environment provided by dental practice. The realization of the paper followed a review...

  16. Stress Among Dental Students

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    A.M. Alzahem (Abdullah)

    2015-01-01

    markdownabstractAbstract Dental students are facing many stressors in dental education, causing many negative outcomes. The most common are the exams and the clinical requirements. We suggest exposing the dental students to patient care as early as possible in their curriculum. This can help to bal

  17. [Dental records and responsibility

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    Brands, W.G.

    2006-01-01

    Dental records are more than a small part of the bookkeeping. In most dental practises, keeping records is the task of a dental assistant. In civil court, the dentist is in most countries liable for the mistakes of his employees. In disciplinary court however there may be doubt whether the dentist i

  18. Stress Among Dental Students

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    A.M. Alzahem (Abdullah)

    2015-01-01

    markdownabstractAbstract Dental students are facing many stressors in dental education, causing many negative outcomes. The most common are the exams and the clinical requirements. We suggest exposing the dental students to patient care as early as possible in their curriculum. This can help to bal

  19. Dental Assistant, Advanced. Revision

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    1989-02-01

    a jaw fracture, leukemia, dental caries, and periodontal disease. Dental diabetes mellitus , rheumatic fever, allergies, car- disease can be prevented...Dentistry ........................ 4-1 5. Oral Surgery, Endodontics, and Periodontics ................ 5-1 6. Prosthodontics...Diagnosis Periodontics Medical clinics may have branch clinics subor- Operative Dentistry Preventive Dentistry dinate to them. Although dental

  20. La actividad fotográfica durante la Guerra Civil a través de las fichas de filiación de la Junta Delegada de Defensa de Madrid (1936-1939

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    Juan Miguel Sánchez Vigil

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    Full Text Available La actividad fotográfica en Madrid durante la guerra civil fue controlada por la Delegación de Propaganda y Prensa de la Junta Delegada de Defensa de Madrid, organismo que elaboró fichas de filiación que rellenaron los propios implicados. Se analizan estos documentos, conservados en el Centro de Documentación de la Memoria Histórica, para lo que se han elaborado dos bases de datos y se ha consultado la bibliografía especializada. Los resultados obtenidos son de relevancia para la historia de la fotografía española ya que aparecen nuevos autores y se aporta información sobre los ya conocidos. Asimismo el estudio nos permite conocer las instituciones y empresas para las que trabajaron, las tareas específicas que realizaron y su vinculación a sindicatos, partidos políticos, entidades públicas o privadas, y agrupaciones como la Sociedad Obrera de Fotógrafos Profesionales, Unión Fotográfica, Asociación de Profesionales de Prensa y Unión de Informadores Gráficos de Prensa. Se detalla la actividad de los reporteros gráficos y de los retratistas de galería, el papel de las mujeres y el de los profesionales extranjeros que acudieron a nuestro país en funciones informativas y humanitarias.

  1. Environmental risk factors associated with tooth decay in children: a review of four studies in Indonesia Riesgos ambientales asociados con la caries dental en niños: una revisión de cuatro estudios en Indonesia Fatores de risco ambientais associados à cárie dentária nas crianças: uma revisão de quatro estudos na Indonésia

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    Sri S. Winanto

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available There is growing concern over studying the environmental impacts on human health. Among the world’s population, children are particularly vulnerable to environmental threats.Currently, in certain areas of Indonesia, there are significant problems with water quality, especially as many consume surface water for drinking. There is evidence that this contributes to tooth decay – the process of dental caries. Furthermore, teeth provide an excellent chronological record of nutritional status and trace metal exposure during human development.This paper provides an overview of risk factors for dental caries and reviews four epidemiological and laboratory studies that have addressed these issues in Indonesia. First, Winanto in 1993 showed that acidity and high tin (Sn concentrations in drinking water are associated with the erosion of permanent teeth in children living close to a tin mining area. Second, Wulandari in 2009, using Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (GFAAS, showed that deciduous teeth containing high concentration of lead (Pb have 3 times higher risks of contracting caries. Third, Satrio in 2010 compared the dental status of children who consumed rain water with those using other sources of drinking water: this revealed that low concentration of Fluoride in drinking water contributes 19 times higher risk of dental caries and low pH 22 times the risk compared to water of neutral pH. Fourth, Musadad in 2009 undertook an ecological study on the effect of drinking water quality in relation to dental caries and revealed significant associations with acidity, total water consumption, household expenditure and the distance from a subject’s residence to the nearest dental health provider.Thus, in Indonesia, tooth decay is not only associated with poor diet and poor oral hygiene; it also reflects poor environment.Existe una creciente preocupación por el estudio de los impactos ambientales en la salud humana. Los niños son

  2. El análisis de la imagen proyectada: una propuesta para la normalización de folletos y web turísticas

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    Pablo Díaz Rodríguez

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available En el sentido que nos ocupa, normalizar consiste en simplificar, unificar y ordenar una entidad compleja a través de unos determinados criterios con el fin de hacerla más comprensible y comparable con otras. En nuestro caso, presentamos dos modelos de ficha de normalización que serán aplicadas en el análisis de folletos y web turísticas a través de una serie de variables (trece en el caso de los folletos y treinta y siete para las páginas web con el fin de comprender mejor la imagen que se proyecta a través de estos medios de la isla de Fuerteventura, Islas Canarias, si bien pueden exportarse a cualquier otro destino.

  3. Contribuciones de una clínica especializada para niños y adolescentes con síndrome de Down

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    Skotko, Brian G.; Davidson, Emily Jean; Weintraub, Gil S.

    2013-01-01

    Investigación sobre cuál es el valor añadido que aporta, si es que lo hace, una clínica especializada a las necesidades sanitarias de niños y adolescentes con síndrome de Down. Para ello se realiza una revisión retrospectiva de fichas de 105 pacientes nuevos con este síndrome, de 3 años de edad en adelante, explorados durante el año inaugural de ésta. Se pregunta cuántos de los pacientes estaban al día en las revisiones de salud recomendadas para personas con síndrome de Down. También se anal...

  4. The use of a measure with a strong correlation with the visual system to analyze the influence of the acquisition conditions over image quality in panoramic dental images; Implementacion de una medida objetiva de fuerte correlacion con el sistema visual humano para analizar la influencia de las condiciones de adquisicion sobre la calidad de las imagenes panoramicas dentales

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    Perez Diaz, M.; Miranda Castaneda, I.; Borges Garcia, T.

    2012-07-01

    The High Dynamic Range Visible Difference Predictor (HDR-VDP) was created to overcome the poor correlation between objective and subjective digital image quality criteria. This metric has been successfully tested to analyze the effect of medical images compression over image quality. A study using 13 dental panoramic images of an anthropomorphic phantom was carried out. Images were acquired with a digital Kodak equipment. Tube current and beam energy were changed among studies in order to analyze how the image quality was affected by the acquisition parameters variation. The criterion about image quality of two expert observers was taken into account. Furthermore, HDR-VDP was fitted to the problem under analysis. Correlation between the metric and the subjective criterion was also analyzed. HDR-VDP had a correlation of r 0.683 (p = 0. 013) with respect to the subjective criterion. The metric calculated over 9 x 9 pixel windows in regions of interest was able to detect differences in image quality for a typical range of kVp and mA in this type of study. (Author) 17 refs.

  5. Dental caries vaccine

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    Shivakumar K

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Dental caries is one of the most common diseases in humans. In modern times, it has reached epidemic proportions. Dental caries is an infectious microbiologic disease of the teeth that results in localized dissolution and destruction of the calcified tissue. Dental caries is a mulitifactorial disease, which is caused by host, agent, and environmental factors. The time factor is important for the development and progression of dental caries. A wide group of microorganisms are identified from carious lesions of which S. mutans , Lactobacillus acidophilus , and Actinomyces viscosus are the main pathogenic species involved in the initiation and development of dental caries. In India, surveys done on school children showed caries prevalence of approximately 58%. Surveys among the U.S. population showed an incidence of 45.3% in children and 93.8% in adults with either past or present coronal caries. Huge amounts of money and time are spent in treating dental caries. Hence, the prevention and control of dental caries is the main aim of public health, eventually the ultimate objective of public health is the elimination of the disease itself. Recently, dental caries vaccines have been developed for the prevention of dental caries. These dental caries vaccines are still in the early stages.

  6. Dental hygiene in Slovakia.

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    Luciak-Donsberger, C; Krizanová, M

    2004-08-01

    This article reports on the development of the dental hygiene profession in Slovakia from a global perspective. The aim is to inform about current developments and to examine, how access to qualified dental hygiene care might be improved and how professional challenges might be met. For an international study on dental hygiene, secondary source data were obtained from members of the House of Delegates of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) or by fax and e-mail from experts involved in the national professional and educational organization of dental hygiene in non-IFDH member countries, such as Slovakia. Responses were followed-up by interviews, e-mail correspondence, visits to international universities, and a review of supporting studies and reference literature. Results show that the introduction of dental hygiene in Slovakia in 1992 was inspired by the delivery of preventive care in Switzerland. Initiating local dentists and dental hygienists strive to attain a high educational level, equitable to that of countries in which dental hygiene has an established tradition of high quality care. Low access to qualified dental hygiene care may be a result of insufficient funding for preventive services, social and cultural lack of awareness of the benefits of preventive care, and of limitations inherent in the legal constraints preventing unsupervised dental hygiene practice. These may be a result of gender politics affecting a female-dominated profession and of a perception that dental hygiene is auxiliary to dental care. International comparison show that of all Eastern European countries, the dental hygiene profession appears most advanced in Slovakia. This is expressed in high evidence-based academic goals, in extensive work with international consultants from the Netherlands and Switzerland, in annual congresses of high professional quality, and in the establishment of a profession, which has not been introduced in all Western EU countries.

  7. Prevalencia de la caries dental en escolares de nivel primario de una región metropolitana de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina Prevalência da cárie dental em escolares de uma região metropolitana da Província de Córdoba, Argentina Prevalence of dental caries in schoolchildren in a metropolitan region of the Córdoba Province, Argentina

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    Elba Rosa Luna Maldonado de Yankilevich

    1992-12-01

    Full Text Available Se describen los resultados de un estudio epidemiológico del estado de la salud bucal en escolares de nivel primario (6 y 12 años matriculados en establecimientos municipales, provinciales y privados de la Ciudad de Córdoba, Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina. En los niños de 6 años de escuelas municipales, la prevalencia de caries en elementos temporarios fue de moderada a alta, resultando baja para los escolares provinciales y privados (ceo-d = 4,44 , 2,31 y 1,27, respectivamente. Tanto en escolares municipales como provinciales, los componentes de mayor peso en el ceo-d fueron dientes cariados y con extracción indicada, en tanto que en los privados correspondió a dientes obturados. La proporción de niños sin caries activa fue de 13,6% en las escuelas municipales, 52,2% en las provinciales y 76,9% en las privadas. En los escolares de 12 años, la prevalencia de caries en dentición permanente resultó baja y comparable en los tres grupos de escuelas, registrándose un índice CPO-D que osciló entre 1,85 (municipales y 2,59 (privados. Para ambas edades, las necesidades de tratamiento odontológico fueron elevadas en las tres poblaciones escolares. Se concluye que los niveles de salud dental alcanzados por los escolares municipales y provinciales a la edad de 12 años deben atribuirse principalmente al impacto producido por la aplicación de medidas preventivas, cuya eficiencia podría ser aumentada si se orientaran a atender edades más tempranas, sobre todo en las poblaciones de mayor riesgo.Descrevem-se os resultados de um estudo epidemiológico do estado de saúde bucal em escolares de nível primário (6 e 12 anos matriculados em estabelecimentos municipais, estaduais e privados da Cidade de Córdoba, Província de Córdoba, Argentina. Nas crianças de 6 anos de escolas municipais, a prevalência de cáries em dentes temporários foi de moderada a alta, resultando baixa para os escolares de estabelecimentos estaduais e privados (ceo

  8. Os rótulos e as fichas de dados de segurança de pesticidas tóxicos para abelhas The labels and safety data sheets of pesticides toxic to honey bees

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    Pedro Amaro

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available A redução da mortalidade das abelhas pelos pesticidas exige: o conhecimento da sua Classificação Toxicológica (CT para permitir a selecção dos menos perigosos; e a adopção de Frases de Segurança (FS, como as referidas em SPe8, por exemplo Evitar os tratamentos nas épocas de floração das culturas e das infestantes, já recomendadas pelo Laboratório de Fitofarmacologia, em 1965, há quase 50 anos. As graves deficiências da informação oficial e das empresas de pesticidas foram avaliadas pela análise de 66 rótulos e 80 Fichas de Dados de Segurança (FDS,acessíveis no conjunto de 115 p.f. de 40 s.a., e evidenciam ser muito elevada a probabilidade de mortalidade das abelhas pelos pesticidas.To reduce bee poisoning by pesticides it is very important: to know the hazard classification (HCto allow the selection of the less dangerous pesticides; and the adoption of the safety precautions (SP, as SPe8, namely Do not apply to crops in flower or when flowering weeds are present, already recommended by the Laboratório de Fitofarmacologia in 1965, almost 50 years. The graves official and pesticides suppliers informations' deficiencies were evaluated by the analysis of 66 labels and 80 Safety Data Sheet (SDS, accessible in the set of 115 products of 40 active ingredients, that allows the conclusion of a very high probability mortality of honey bees by pesticides.

  9. EAMJ Jan. Dental 10.indd

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    2010-01-01

    Jan 1, 2010 ... the prevalence of dental caries and gingivitis among. 12-year-old children .... chemical, bacterial and mechanical irritation from dental plaque and ..... We thank the School of Dental Sciences and Colgate. Palmolive for part ...

  10. Biocompatibility of dental alloys

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    Braemer, W. [Heraeus Kulzer GmbH and Co. KG, Hanau (Germany)

    2001-10-01

    Modern dental alloys have been used for 50 years to produce prosthetic dental restorations. Generally, the crowns and frames of a prosthesis are prepared in dental alloys, and then veneered by feldspar ceramics or composites. In use, the alloys are exposed to the corrosive influence of saliva and bacteria. Metallic dental materials can be classified as precious and non-precious alloys. Precious alloys consist of gold, platinum, and small amounts of non-precious components such as copper, tin, or zinc. The non-precious alloys are based on either nickel or cobalt, alloyed with chrome, molybdenum, manganese, etc. Titanium is used as Grade 2 quality for dental purposes. As well as the dental casting alloys, high purity electroplated gold (99.8 wt.-%) is used in dental technology. This review discusses the corrosion behavior of metallic dental materials with saliva in ''in vitro'' tests and the influence of alloy components on bacteria (Lactobacillus casei and Streptococcus mutans). The test results show that alloys with high gold content, cobalt-based alloys, titanium, and electroplated gold are suitable for use as dental materials. (orig.)

  11. Dental erosion, summary.

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    ten Cate, J M; Imfeld, T

    1996-04-01

    Although reports on dental erosion have always appeared in the dental literature, there is currently a growing interest among researchers and clinicians. Potential risk factors for dental erosion are changed lifestyle and eating patterns, with increased consumption of acidic foods and beverages. Various gastrointestinal and eating disorders expose the dentition to frequent contacts with very acidic gastric content, which may lead to erosion. Whether these factors indeed lead, on a population scale, to a higher prevalence and incidence of erosion is yet to be established. This article summarizes the different aspects of the prevalence, pathology, etiology, assessment, prevention and treatment of dental erosion, and concludes with recommendations for future research.

  12. Acute dental pain II

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    Jonasson, Peter; Kirkevang, Lise-Lotte; Rosen, Annika

    2016-01-01

    Acute dental pain most often occurs in relation to inflammatory conditions in the dental pulp or in the periradicular tissues surrounding a tooth, but it is not always easy to reach a diagnose and determine what treatment to perform. The anamnesis and the clinical examination provide valuable...... dental pain, they expect that the dentist starts treatment at once and that the treatment should provide pain relief. In this situation many patients are fragile, anxious and nervous. If the dentist is able to manage emergency treatment of acute dental pain this will build confidence and trust between...

  13. Dental Implant Systems

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    Oshida, Yoshiki; Tuna, Elif B.; Aktören, Oya; Gençay, Koray

    2010-01-01

    Among various dental materials and their successful applications, a dental implant is a good example of the integrated system of science and technology involved in multiple disciplines including surface chemistry and physics, biomechanics, from macro-scale to nano-scale manufacturing technologies and surface engineering. As many other dental materials and devices, there are crucial requirements taken upon on dental implants systems, since surface of dental implants is directly in contact with vital hard/soft tissue and is subjected to chemical as well as mechanical bio-environments. Such requirements should, at least, include biological compatibility, mechanical compatibility, and morphological compatibility to surrounding vital tissues. In this review, based on carefully selected about 500 published articles, these requirements plus MRI compatibility are firstly reviewed, followed by surface texturing methods in details. Normally dental implants are placed to lost tooth/teeth location(s) in adult patients whose skeleton and bony growth have already completed. However, there are some controversial issues for placing dental implants in growing patients. This point has been, in most of dental articles, overlooked. This review, therefore, throws a deliberate sight on this point. Concluding this review, we are proposing a novel implant system that integrates materials science and up-dated surface technology to improve dental implant systems exhibiting bio- and mechano-functionalities. PMID:20480036

  14. Dental Implant Systems

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    Yoshiki Oshida

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available Among various dental materials and their successful applications, a dental implant is a good example of the integrated system of science and technology involved in multiple disciplines including surface chemistry and physics, biomechanics, from macro-scale to nano-scale manufacturing technologies and surface engineering. As many other dental materials and devices, there are crucial requirements taken upon on dental implants systems, since surface of dental implants is directly in contact with vital hard/soft tissue and is subjected to chemical as well as mechanical bio-environments. Such requirements should, at least, include biological compatibility, mechanical compatibility, and morphological compatibility to surrounding vital tissues. In this review, based on carefully selected about 500 published articles, these requirements plus MRI compatibility are firstly reviewed, followed by surface texturing methods in details. Normally dental implants are placed to lost tooth/teeth location(s in adult patients whose skeleton and bony growth have already completed. However, there are some controversial issues for placing dental implants in growing patients. This point has been, in most of dental articles, overlooked. This review, therefore, throws a deliberate sight on this point. Concluding this review, we are proposing a novel implant system that integrates materials science and up-dated surface technology to improve dental implant systems exhibiting bio- and mechano-functionalities.

  15. Adhesión de los materiales dentales

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    Lahoud Salem, Víctor; Decano de la Facultad de Odontología.

    2014-01-01

    La realización de un Tratamiento en Operatoria Dental, representa el utilizar una técnica que permita colocar en contacto con una estructura dentaria, un material que debe cumplir una función tanto fisiológica como cosmética. Es por esto que debe asegurarse que el contacto entre ambas partes (Dientes y Material) se mantenga durante el uso, es decir que no se separen y que se genere un mecanismo de "Adhesión". Definiendo la Adhesión como la atracción que se produce entre las moléculas de dif...

  16. Modelado matemático de la oseointegración de un implante dental

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    Vanegas Acosta, Juan Carlos

    2010-01-01

    Un implante dental es una pieza de biomaterial que se inserta en el hueso de la mandíbula para reemplazar la raíz de un diente ausente. Con la colocación del implante en el hueso se crea una zona de unión entre la superficie del biomaterial del implante y el hueso circundante denominada interfase hueso-implante dental. La formación de nueva matriz ósea en esta interfase crea una conexión firme y duradera entre el hueso y el implante en un proceso denominado oseointegración. El éxito de este c...

  17. Education About Dental Hygienists' Roles in Public Dental Prevention Programs: Dental and Dental Hygiene Students' and Faculty Members' and Dental Hygienists' Perspectives.

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    Pervez, Anushey; Kinney, Janet S; Gwozdek, Anne; Farrell, Christine M; Inglehart, Marita R

    2016-09-01

    In 2005, Public Act No. 161 (PA 161) was passed in Michigan, allowing dental hygienists to practice in approved public dental prevention programs to provide services for underserved populations while utilizing a collaborative agreement with a supervising dentist. The aims of this study were to assess how well dental and dental hygiene students and faculty members and practicing dental hygienists have been educated about PA 161, what attitudes and knowledge about the act they have, and how interested they are in additional education about it. University of Michigan dental and dental hygiene students and faculty members, students in other Michigan dental hygiene programs, and dental hygienists in the state were surveyed. Respondents (response rate) were 160 dental students (50%), 63 dental hygiene students (82%), 30 dental faculty members (26%), and 12 dental hygiene faculty members (52%) at the University of Michigan; 143 dental hygiene students in other programs (20%); and 95 members of the Michigan Dental Hygienists' Association (10%). The results showed that the dental students were less educated about PA 161 than the dental hygiene students, and the dental faculty members were less informed than the dental hygiene faculty members and dental hygienists. Responding dental hygiene faculty members and dental hygienists had more positive attitudes about PA 161 than did the students and dental faculty members. Most of the dental hygiene faculty members and dental hygienists knew a person providing services in a PA 161 program. Most dental hygiene students, faculty members, and dental hygienists wanted more education about PA 161. Overall, the better educated about the program the respondents were, the more positive their attitudes, and the more interested they were in learning more.

  18. Dental fraud: an introduction.

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    Anderson, Max H

    2003-01-01

    A manager of a dental benefits program defines fraud and abuse in the dental context. Such practices may cost as much as four billion dollars annually and have a damaging effect on the trust the profession places in the profession and on the way dentists relate to each other.

  19. Dental Charting. Student's Manual.

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    Weaver, Trudy Karlene; Apfel, Maura

    This manual is part of a series dealing with skills and information needed by students in dental assisting. The individualized student materials are suitable for classroom, laboratory, or cooperative training programs. This student manual contains four units covering the following topics: dental anatomical terminology; tooth numbering systems;…

  20. Fichas descriptivas de bibliotecas localizadas en Madrid

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    Maldonado Martínez, Ángeles

    1985-01-01

    [EN] Sheets on some libraries located in Madrid. These sheets are part of the section "Documentation Centres" in the journal "ALFOZ. Madrid, Territorio, Economia y Sociedad" and were published between 1985 and 1987. The libraries described are: - Biblioteca Municipal - Biblioteca de la Cámara de Comercio e Industria de Madrid - Biblioteca y Centro de Documentación del Instituto de Estudios de la Administración Central (IEAL) - Biblioteca del Instituto Nacional de Estadística - ...

  1. Fichas descriptivas de bibliotecas localizadas en Madrid

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    1985-01-01

    [EN] Sheets on some libraries located in Madrid. These sheets are part of the section "Documentation Centres" in the journal "ALFOZ. Madrid, Territorio, Economia y Sociedad" and were published between 1985 and 1987. The libraries described are: - Biblioteca Municipal - Biblioteca de la Cámara de Comercio e Industria de Madrid - Biblioteca y Centro de Documentación del Instituto de Estudios de la Administración Central (IEAL) - Biblioteca del Instituto Nacional de Estadística - ...

  2. [Dental practice and AIDS].

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    Rojanawatsirivej, S

    1991-01-01

    In Thailand nowadays AIDS is not completely under control. This is evident from reports which show an increasing number of HIV-positive patients. Since an unknown number of HIV-infected persons who are either undiagnosed or asymptomatic come to get dental service, fears of getting infected with HIV have been developed among dental professionals. This article summarizes a number of past studies and reports on HIV transmission in dental work and discusses the possibility of AIDS infection and dental occupational risk. It also urges dental professionals to take effective safety precaution against the infection. This is for their own and their patients' well-being and hopefully for Thailand's success in controlling AIDS.

  3. What is dental ecology?

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    Cuozzo, Frank P; Sauther, Michelle L

    2012-06-01

    Teeth have long been used as indicators of primate ecology. Early work focused on the links between dental morphology, diet, and behavior, with more recent years emphasizing dental wear, microstructure, development, and biogeochemistry, to understand primate ecology. Our study of Lemur catta at the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar, has revealed an unusual pattern of severe tooth wear and frequent tooth loss, primarily the result of consuming a fallback food for which these primates are not dentally adapted. Interpreting these data was only possible by combining our areas of expertise (dental anatomy [FC] and primate ecology [MS]). By integrating theoretical, methodological, and applied aspects of both areas of research, we adopted the term "dental ecology"-defined as the broad study of how teeth respond to the environment. Specifically, we view dental ecology as an interpretive framework using teeth as a vehicle for understanding an organism's ecology, which builds upon earlier work, but creates a new synthesis of anatomy and ecology that is only possible with detailed knowledge of living primates. This framework includes (1) identifying patterns of dental pathology and tooth use-wear, within the context of feeding ecology, behavior, habitat variation, and anthropogenic change, (2) assessing ways in which dental development and biogeochemical signals can reflect habitat, environmental change and/or stress, and (3) how dental microstructure and macro-morphology are adapted to, and reflect feeding ecology. Here we define dental ecology, provide a short summary of the development of this perspective, and place our new work into this context. Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

  4. Detection of Common Dental Diseases by Dental Hygiene-Therapists

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    Macey, Richard John

    2016-01-01

    Thesis submitted to the University of Manchester by Richard Macey for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy entitled “Detection of Common Dental Diseases by Dental Hygiene-Therapists”, February 2016.Many adult patients that attend NHS dental practices on a regular basis are asymptomatic and do not need any further treatment other than a routine dental examination (“check-up”). As the oral health of the adult population is predicted to improve further, using the General Dental Practitioner to und...

  5. Health Instruction Packages: Permanent Teeth, Dental Deposits, and Dental Instruments. Dientes Permanentes, Depositos Dentales y Instrumentos Dentales.

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    Lind, Patricia; Germano, Catherine

    These five learning modules use text interspersed with illustrations and reinforcement exercises to instruct dental aide and dental hygiene students about jaw bones and gums, dental deposits, and dental instruments. The first four modules were prepared by Patricia Lind in both Spanish and English. "The Gum and Bone of Permanent Teeth"…

  6. 75 FR 16511 - Pentron Clinical Technologies, a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Kerr Dental/Sybron Dental...

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    2010-04-01

    ... such as dental prosthetics, dental composites, dental impressions, dental adhesives, and other dental... prosthetics, dental composites, dental impressions, dental adhesives, and other dental materials to Mexicali... Dental/Sybron Dental Specialities, Formally Known as Customedix Corporation, Including On-Site Leased...

  7. Zirconia as a Dental Biomaterial

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    Alvaro Della Bona

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available Ceramics are very important in the science of dental biomaterials. Among all dental ceramics, zirconia is in evidence as a dental biomaterial and it is the material of choice in contemporary restorative dentistry. Zirconia has been applied as structural material for dental bridges, crowns, inserts, and implants, mostly because of its biocompatibility, high fracture toughness, and radiopacity. However, the clinical success of restorative dentistry has to consider the adhesion to different substrates, which has offered a great challenge to dental zirconia research and development. This study characterizes zirconia as a dental biomaterial, presenting the current consensus and challenges to its dental applications.

  8. Autoconsumo de hierbas medicinales en usuarios con enfermedades cardio-vasculares en una comuna de Chile

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    Lizet Veliz-Rojas

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Caracterizar el autoconsumo de hierbas medicinales en usuarios con enfermedades cardiovasculares. Metodología: Estudio de tipo cuantitativo y transversal, con una muestra de 257 personas. Los instrumentos recolectores de datos fueron un cuestionario y la revisión de la ficha clínica. Se utilizó un análisis descriptivo univariante apoyado en SPSS. Resultados: El 80,80% de los encuestados usó hierbas medicinales, y el 72,76% señaló no informar esta práctica al equipo de salud. Las hierbas medicinales más utilizadas para el control de la enfermedad cardiovascular fueron: el limón (20,6% para bajar la presión arterial, la pata de vaca (7% para reducir la glicemia y la alcachofa (3,5% para controlar el colesterol. Conclusiones: La mayoría de los participantes recurrieron a las hierbas medicinales, pese a ser una práctica de autocuidado prevalente, no es informada al equipo de salud. Algunas hierbas utilizadas por la muestra para controlar la enfermedad cardiovascular, están descritas sus usos para otras causas. Esta situación podría reflejar el desconocimiento sobre su utilización. Se sugiere el desarrollo de estrategias para el adecuado uso de las hierbas medicinales en atención primaria, enfocado en la integralidad en salud.

  9. Cambios epidemiológicos en una unidad de Gineco- Obstetricia de un hospital chileno

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    Pablo Pérez C.

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo, Describir los cambios en el número de nacimientos, tasa de parto normal (TPN, fórceps (TPF, cesárea (TPC, tasa de embarazo múltiple (TEM y embarazo ectópico (TEE. Diseño, Estudio descriptivo y retrospectivo Lugar, Hospital Naval - Chile. Participantes, 9627 fichas clínicas entre 200-2010. Intervenciones, Formato de registro. Principales medidas de resultados, Frecuencias relativas y absolutas. Resultados, El número de nacimientos se ha reducido en un36,7%. Se vio una disminución de la TPN de un 57.8% a 53.8%, un aumento de la TPC de 32.35% a 42.4%. y una disminución de la TPF de 9.85% a 3,8%, la TEM aumentó de 0.81% a 3.2%, y la TEE de 1,45% a 1,71%. Conclusiones, Se observaron importantes cambios epidemiológicos durante los últimos diez años. Es relevante la evaluación de estos parámetros para establecer causalidades y repercusiones clínicas.

  10. Caries dental asociada a factores de riesgo durante el embarazo

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    Antonio Cecilio Pérez Oviedo; Miriela Betancourt Valladares; Nelia Espeso Nápoles; Madelín Miranda Naranjo; Beatriz González Barreras

    2011-01-01

    El periodo gestacional se relaciona con una mayor incidencia de caries dental, aunque la asociación entre gestación e incremento de caries no ha podido aún ser científicamente demostrada. Se propuso realizar un estudio para determinar la presencia de caries dental y algunos factores de riesgo asociados en el primer y tercer trimestre del embarazo, para detectar la aparición de lesiones cariosas nuevas y cambios relacionados con los factores de riesgo entre ambos trimestres. Se realizó un estu...

  11. Recubrimientos antibacterianos basados en silicio para implantes dentales

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    Pallá Rubio, Beatriz

    2016-01-01

    232 p. El uso de implantes dentales en odontología está tan extendido hoy en día, que ya nadie discute su relevancia. Su tasa de éxitos es elevada (debido al criterio de selección de pacientes), si bien un porcentaje cercano al 10% de los implantes debe ser eliminado, por problemas de osteointegración, o por la aparición de infecciones, considerándose esto último hoy en día, la principal causa del fallo de los implantes dentales. Sin embargo, una gran parte de la investigación destinada a ...

  12. Equine dental advances.

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    Greene, S K

    2001-08-01

    The reintroduction and development of safe motorized instruments, the increased availability of continuing education, and the understanding and implementation of appropriate procedures allow practitioners to provide better dental care. Veterinarians realize that sedation, analgesia, a full-mouth speculum, and proper instrumentation are necessary to provide these services. Continued instrument design, future research, and new treatment and prophylactic protocols should have a positive impact on the future of equine dental health. New and rediscovered procedures for equilibrating equine occlusion are allowing horses to masticate more efficiently, carry a bit more comfortably, and experience improved performance. The horse, the horse owner, and the veterinary profession all benefit from providing complete equine dental care.

  13. Dental pulp stem cells

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    Ashri, N. Y.; Ajlan, S. A.; Aldahmash, Abdullah M.

    2015-01-01

    Inflammatory periodontal disease is a major cause of loss of tooth-supporting structures. Novel approaches for regeneration of periodontal apparatus is an area of intensive research. Periodontal tissue engineering implies the use of appropriate regenerative cells, delivered through a suitable...... scaffold, and guided through signaling molecules. Dental pulp stem cells have been used in an increasing number of studies in dental tissue engineering. Those cells show mesenchymal (stromal) stem cell-like properties including self-renewal and multilineage differentiation potentials, aside from...... an updated review on dental pulp stem cells and their applications in periodontal regeneration, in combination with different scaffolds and growth factors....

  14. Optimization of dental implantation

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    Dol, Aleksandr V.; Ivanov, Dmitriy V.

    2017-02-01

    Modern dentistry can not exist without dental implantation. This work is devoted to study of the "bone-implant" system and to optimization of dental prostheses installation. Modern non-invasive methods such as MRI an 3D-scanning as well as numerical calculations and 3D-prototyping allow to optimize all of stages of dental prosthetics. An integrated approach to the planning of implant surgery can significantly reduce the risk of complications in the first few days after treatment, and throughout the period of operation of the prosthesis.

  15. Feline dental disease.

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    Frost, P; Williams, C A

    1986-09-01

    Periodontal disease and chronic gingivitis/stomatitis are the most common feline dental diseases. With routine dental care and increased emphasis on home oral hygiene, these diseases can be controlled. Cats can be seen with a number of other dental disorders, and improved treatment methods such as restorations of early subgingival resorptive lesions, endodontic therapy, and orthodontic therapy can be performed successfully. More study and research are necessary about the gingivitis/stomatitis syndrome and subgingival resorptive lesions so that improved prevention and treatment recommendations can be made.

  16. Reorganización del TFG de la titulación de Bellas Artes en la Universidad Nebrija: los comienzos de creación de una rúbrica.

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    Raúl Díaz-Obregón Cruzado

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo resume el proceso de evaluación del Trabajo de Fin de Grado (TFG y las consiguientes acciones para mejorar su situación. Entre las reformas señaladas se describe una ficha de evaluación que pueda devenir una rúbrica más precisa en un futuro. En este proceso se describe, además, el problema de falta de consenso y definición de los estudios de artes plásticas, que dificulta la creación de materiales didácticos coherentes, como por ejemplo la ya mencionada rúbrica de evaluación.

  17. Xilitol and dental caries.

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    Smits, Marten Titus

    1987-01-01

    Dental caries is a widespread multifactoral disease. The main sympthons are minaral loss from tooth enemal and dentine, eventually leading to total destruction of the teeth, pain, impairment of mastication and problems with facial esthetics. ... Zie: Summary

  18. Xilitol and dental caries.

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    Smits, Marten Titus

    1987-01-01

    Dental caries is a widespread multifactoral disease. The main sympthons are minaral loss from tooth enemal and dentine, eventually leading to total destruction of the teeth, pain, impairment of mastication and problems with facial esthetics. ... Zie: Summary

  19. Syllabus of Dental Materials

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    1984-07-01

    York: Plenum Pub Co, 1975:635. V ".. PROPERTIES OF DENTAL MATERIALS--WOOLSEY 11 14. Ringle RD, Webber RL, Anusavice KJ, Fairhurst CW. Thermal... Anusavice et al (8) have demonstrated in silver-palladium metals, the presence of surface nodules created by internal oxidation of tin during the...683-689. 7. Ringle RD, Webber RL, Anusavice KJ, Fairhurst CW. Thermal expansion contraction behavior of dental porcelain-alloy systems. J Dent Res

  20. Saliva and dental erosion

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    BUZALAF, Marília Afonso Rabelo; HANNAS, Angélicas Reis; KATO, Melissa Thiemi

    2012-01-01

    Dental erosion is a multifactorial condition. The consideration of chemical, biological and behavioral factors is fundamental for its prevention and therapy. Among the biological factors, saliva is one of the most important parameters in the protection against erosive wear. Objective This review discusses the role of salivary factors on the development of dental erosion. Material and Methods A search was undertaken on MEDLINE website for papers from 1969 to 2010. The keywords used in the research were "saliva", "acquired pellicle", "salivary flow", "salivary buffering capacity" and "dental erosion". Inclusion of studies, data extraction and quality assessment were undertaken independently and in duplicate by two members of the review team. Disagreements were solved by discussion and consensus or by a third party. Results Several characteristics and properties of saliva play an important role in dental erosion. Salivary clearance gradually eliminates the acids through swallowing and saliva presents buffering capacity causing neutralization and buffering of dietary acids. Salivary flow allows dilution of the acids. In addition, saliva is supersaturated with respect to tooth mineral, providing calcium, phosphate and fluoride necessary for remineralization after an erosive challenge. Furthermore, many proteins present in saliva and acquired pellicle play an important role in dental erosion. Conclusions Saliva is the most important biological factor affecting the progression of dental erosion. Knowledge of its components and properties involved in this protective role can drive the development of preventive measures targeting to enhance its known beneficial effects. PMID:23138733

  1. Saliva and dental erosion

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    Marília Afonso Rabelo Buzalaf

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Dental erosion is a multifactorial condition. The consideration of chemical, biological and behavioral factors is fundamental for its prevention and therapy. Among the biological factors, saliva is one of the most important parameters in the protection against erosive wear. Objective: This review discusses the role of salivary factors on the development of dental erosion. Material and Methods: A search was undertaken on MeDLINe website for papers from 1969 to 2010. The keywords used in the research were "saliva", "acquired pellicle", "salivary flow", "salivary buffering capacity" and "dental erosion". Inclusion of studies, data extraction and quality assessment were undertaken independently and in duplicate by two members of the review team. Disagreements were solved by discussion and consensus or by a third party. Results: Several characteristics and properties of saliva play an important role in dental erosion. Salivary clearance gradually eliminates the acids through swallowing and saliva presents buffering capacity causing neutralization and buffering of dietary acids. Salivary flow allows dilution of the acids. In addition, saliva is supersaturated with respect to tooth mineral, providing calcium, phosphate and fluoride necessary for remineralization after an erosive challenge. Furthermore, many proteins present in saliva and acquired pellicle play an important role in dental erosion. Conclusions: Saliva is the most important biological factor affecting the progression of dental erosion. Knowledge of its components and properties involved in this protective role can drive the development of preventive measures targeting to enhance its known beneficial effects.

  2. Dental patients' use of the Internet.

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    2009-12-19

    To determine the use of the Internet by patients attending a range of dental clinics to search for information regarding dental procedures, and also to investigate their interest in online dental consultations and \\'dental tourism\\'.

  3. Diagnostic Methods for Dental Caries Used by Private Dental ...

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    Mar 6, 2017 ... types of diagnostic tools and methods used by private dental practitioners in. Ankara for .... and treatment approaches, and patient records. ..... detection aids. ... approximal and occlusal dental caries in a low risk population.

  4. History of dental hygiene research.

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    Bowen, Denise M

    2013-01-01

    Dental hygiene is defined as the science and practice of the recognition, treatment and prevention of oral diseases. The history of dental hygiene research is considered in the context of the development of the discipline and an emerging infrastructure. Research-related events supporting the growth and maturation of the profession are considered from the early years to the most recent. The benefits of preventive oral health services provided by dental hygienists have been supported by research, and the practice of dental hygiene has expanded as a result of research findings since its inception 100 years ago. Dental hygienists' engagement in research, however, did not begin until the 1960s as research associates or administrators, primarily with dental researchers as primary investigators. The Journal of Dental Hygiene (JDH) has provided information for dental hygiene practice since 1927, and has been the primary venue for dissemination of dental hygiene research since 1945. Graduate education in dental hygiene at the master's degree level and the work of early dental hygiene researchers led to the first conference on dental hygiene research in 1982. Over 30 years later, dental hygiene has established a meta-paradigm and defined conceptual models, built an initial infrastructure to support research endeavors and contributed much to the development of dental hygiene as a unique discipline. A doctoral degree in the discipline, continued theory-based research, initiatives to foster collaborations between dental hygiene and other researchers and enhanced capabilities to attract funding to support large scale studies are goals that must be attained through the efforts of future researchers to address the needs for additional development in the discipline of dental hygiene. Dental hygiene research supports the growing discipline and its value to society.

  5. DENTAL HOT-COLD SENSITIVITY AND TRAUMATIC DENTAL INJURIES

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    Traebert, Jefferson; Martins,Luiz Gustavo Teixeira; Traebert, Eliane Silva de Azevedo; Bortoluzzi, Marcelo Carlos

    2014-01-01

    AIM: Although several studies have indicated negative impacts of traumatic dental injuries on children’s quality of life, virtually none of them have explored the possible association between them and the occurrence and dental hot-cold sensitivity. The aim of this study was to study the possible association of hot-cold dental sensitivity and history of traumatic dental injuries. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A cross-sectional study involving a representative sample of 11- to 14-year-old schoolchildre...

  6. Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa in Dental and Dental Hygiene Curricula.

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    Gross, Karen B. W.; And Others

    1990-01-01

    Dentists and dental hygienists are in a unique position to identify an eating disorder patient from observed oral manifestations and to refer the patient for psychological therapy. The inclusion of information on general and oral complications of bulimia and anorexia nervosa in dental and dental hygiene curriculum was examined. (MLW)

  7. Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa in Dental and Dental Hygiene Curricula.

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    Gross, Karen B. W.; And Others

    1990-01-01

    Dentists and dental hygienists are in a unique position to identify an eating disorder patient from observed oral manifestations and to refer the patient for psychological therapy. The inclusion of information on general and oral complications of bulimia and anorexia nervosa in dental and dental hygiene curriculum was examined. (MLW)

  8. Panoramic Dental X-Ray

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    ... Physician Resources Professions Site Index A-Z Panoramic Dental X-ray Panoramic dental x-ray uses a ... Your e-mail address: Personal message (optional): Bees: Wax: Notice: RadiologyInfo respects your privacy. Information entered here ...

  9. Dental modification in the past

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    Bennike, Pia; Alexandersen, Verner

    2003-01-01

    Skeleton remains from Denmark, Greenland, Faeroe Islands, dental care, drillling in the past, tooth extraction......Skeleton remains from Denmark, Greenland, Faeroe Islands, dental care, drillling in the past, tooth extraction...

  10. Medical and Dental Patient Issues

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    ... A RadiationAnswers.org Ask the Experts Medical and Dental Patient Issues What's My Risk? The risks of ... developed by our topic editors for this category: Dental-Patient Issues Medical CT Reference Books and Articles ...

  11. Dental plaque identification at home

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    ... this page: //medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003426.htm Dental plaque identification at home To use the sharing ... that collects around and between teeth. The home dental plaque identification test shows where plaque builds up. ...

  12. Dental Health: The Basic Facts

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    Dental Health THE BASIC FACTS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Kim, diagnosed in 1986 People with a chronic disease may neglect their general health and wellness, research shows. Dental care is no exception. A tendency to focus ...

  13. Dental Care - Medicaid and Chip

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    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services — Dental health is an important part of peoples overall health. States are required to provide dental benefits to children covered by Medicaid and the Childrens Health...

  14. 77 FR 4469 - Dental Conditions

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    2012-01-30

    ... purposes. This amendment clarifies that principles governing determinations by VA's Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) for service connection of dental conditions for the purpose of establishing eligibility for dental treatment by VA's Veterans Health Administration (VHA), apply only when VHA requests...

  15. DENTAL PULP TISSUE ENGINEERING

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    Demarco, FF; Conde, MCM; Cavalcanti, B; Casagrande, L; Sakai, V; Nör, JE

    2013-01-01

    Dental pulp is a highly specialized mesenchymal tissue, which have a restrict regeneration capacity due to anatomical arrangement and post-mitotic nature of odontoblastic cells. Entire pulp amputation followed by pulp-space disinfection and filling with an artificial material cause loss of a significant amount of dentin leaving as life-lasting sequelae a non-vital and weakened tooth. However, regenerative endodontics is an emerging field of modern tissue engineering that demonstrated promising results using stem cells associated with scaffolds and responsive molecules. Thereby, this article will review the most recent endeavors to regenerate pulp tissue based on tissue engineering principles and providing insightful information to readers about the different aspects enrolled in tissue engineering. Here, we speculate that the search for the ideal combination of cells, scaffolds, and morphogenic factors for dental pulp tissue engineering may be extended over future years and result in significant advances in other areas of dental and craniofacial research. The finds collected in our review showed that we are now at a stage in which engineering a complex tissue, such as the dental pulp, is no longer an unachievable and the next decade will certainly be an exciting time for dental and craniofacial research. PMID:21519641

  16. Degradability of dental ceramics.

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    Anusavice, K J

    1992-09-01

    The degradation of dental ceramics generally occurs because of mechanical forces or chemical attack. The possible physiological side-effects of ceramics are their tendency to abrade opposing dental structures, the emission of radiation from radioactive components, the roughening of their surfaces by chemical attack with a corresponding increase in plaque retention, and the release of potentially unsafe concentrations of elements as a result of abrasion and dissolution. The chemical durability of dental ceramics is excellent. With the exception of the excessive exposure to acidulated fluoride, ammonium bifluoride, or hydrofluoric acid, there is little risk of surface degradation of virtually all current dental ceramics. Extensive exposure to acidulated fluoride is a possible problem for individuals with head and/or neck cancer who have received large doses of radiation. Such fluoride treatment is necessary to minimize tooth demineralization when saliva flow rates have been reduced because of radiation exposure to salivary glands. Porcelain surface stains are also lost occasionally when abraded by prophylaxis pastes and/or acidulated fluoride. In each case, the solutes are usually not ingested. Further research that uses standardized testing procedures is needed on the chemical durability of dental ceramics. Accelerated durability tests are desirable to minimize the time required for such measurements. The influence of chemical durability on surface roughness and the subsequent effect of roughness on wear of the ceramic restorations as well as of opposing structures should also be explored on a standardized basis.

  17. Mapeo cromático dental a partir de imágenes digitales

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    Josué González Sandoval; Monserrat Stephania Martínez Alvarez; Patricia Alejandra Brand Rubalcava; Sulema Torres-Ramos; Israel Román-Godínez; E. Gerardo Mendizabal-Ruiz

    2015-01-01

    El mapeo cromático dental es una técnica que consiste en la estimación de las características ópticas de la dentadura del paciente. Su objetivo es crear un mapa de tonalidades que facilite, al especialista, la elección de resinas o cerámicas a utilizar en la restauración de piezas dentales. Actualmente, el mapeo cromático se realiza comparando directamente la dentadura del paciente contra una guía de colores. Dicho procedimiento se ve afectado por diferentes factores como: condiciones ambient...

  18. Manejo integral estético del sector anterior en el paciente con fluorosis dental

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    Giandoménico Villota, Camilo Andrés

    2014-01-01

    Actualmente, la odontología estética ha alcanzado gran importancia en la población general, lo cual se evidencia en la alta demanda de pacientes que buscan una sonrisa armónica, bella, blanca y llamativa. Uno de los principales problemas que más aqueja a la población colombiana y de relevancia en salud pública es la fluorosis dental, que se describe como una “patología endémica asociada al exceso de ingesta del ion flúor, cuya manifestación dental acarrea un problema estético que se caracteri...

  19. Manejo integral estético del sector anterior en el paciente con fluorosis dental

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    Giandoménico Villota, Camilo Andrés

    2014-01-01

    Actualmente, la odontología estética ha alcanzado gran importancia en la población general, lo cual se evidencia en la alta demanda de pacientes que buscan una sonrisa armónica, bella, blanca y llamativa. Uno de los principales problemas que más aqueja a la población colombiana y de relevancia en salud pública es la fluorosis dental, que se describe como una “patología endémica asociada al exceso de ingesta del ion flúor, cuya manifestación dental acarrea un problema estético que se caracteri...

  20. Zirconia as a Dental Biomaterial

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    Alvaro Della Bona; Oscar E. Pecho; Rodrigo Alessandretti

    2015-01-01

    Ceramics are very important in the science of dental biomaterials. Among all dental ceramics, zirconia is in evidence as a dental biomaterial and it is the material of choice in contemporary restorative dentistry. Zirconia has been applied as structural material for dental bridges, crowns, inserts, and implants, mostly because of its biocompatibility, high fracture toughness, and radiopacity. However, the clinical success of restorative dentistry has to consider the adhesion to different subs...

  1. Zirconia as a Dental Biomaterial

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    Alvaro Della Bona; Pecho, Oscar E.; Rodrigo Alessandretti

    2015-01-01

    Ceramics are very important in the science of dental biomaterials. Among all dental ceramics, zirconia is in evidence as a dental biomaterial and it is the material of choice in contemporary restorative dentistry. Zirconia has been applied as structural material for dental bridges, crowns, inserts, and implants, mostly because of its biocompatibility, high fracture toughness, and radiopacity. However, the clinical success of restorative dentistry has to consider the adhesion to different subs...

  2. Pansinusitis y afectación intracraneal por implante dental Pansinusitis and intracranial impact of a dental implant

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    Josep Rubio-Palau

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Las sinusitis odontógenas son una patología relativamente frecuente causada por infecciones dentales, quistes periapicales así como tras procedimientos bucodentales como una endodoncia, una elevación sinusal o la colocación de un implante. A continuación se presenta un caso extremo de una pansinusitis derecha con fistulización a espacio epidural causada por un implante osteointegrado. Ante la sospecha de una sinusitis maxilar de origen odontogénico se debe iniciar rápidamente un tratamiento antibiótico correcto y un seguimiento estrecho ya que pueden tener consecuencias fatales como la pérdida de un ojo, abscesos cerebrales o incluso la muerte.Odontogenic sinusitis is a relatively common disease caused by dental infections, periapical cysts and oral procedures such as root canal, sinus lift or implant placement. We report an extreme case of a right pansinusitis with an epidural space fistula caused by osseointegrated implants. When maxillary sinusitis of odontogenic origin is suspected, we should quickly start effective antibiotic treatment and monitor the patient closely because odontogenic sinusitis can have serious consequences, such as the loss of an eye, brain abscess or death.

  3. Frecuencia de trastornos mentales en alumnos del tercer año de la Facultad de Medicina de una universidad privada de Lima - 2006

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    Patricia Rodas Descalzi

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available El estudiante de medicina está sometido a numerosas fuentes de estrés que lo hacen más susceptible a sufrir una gran variedad de trastornos mentales. Todo ello ha sido tema de múltiples estudios. La MINI (M: Mini I: International N: Neuropsychiatric I: Interview en formato escrito tiene 15 módulos que exploran diferentes diagnósticos y su versión peruana se ha validado recientemente. Objetivo: Determinar la frecuencia de trastornos mentales en los estudiantes de tercer año de medicina de una universidad privada. Material y métodos: Se aplicó la MINI con una ficha de recolección de datos, previo consentimiento informado a los alumnos de tercer año. Se accedió luego a los resultados de MILLON aplicado en el examen médico anual. Resultados: La tasa de respuesta fue 68,1%. Se encontró una frecuencia de trastorno mental de 41,8%, sobresaliendo el Trastorno de Ansiedad Generalizada (27,84%. La frecuencia de probable trastorno de personalidad fue 80% destacando el Compulsivo (48,5%. Conclusiones: Se obtuvieron frecuencias elevadas de trastornos mentales, siendo el más frecuente el Trastorno de Ansiedad Generalizada y el probable Trastorno Compulsivo de personalidad; los mismos que deben ser confirmados con entrevistas psiquiátricas posteriores. (Rev Med Hered 2009;20:158-164.

  4. Dental ethics and emotional intelligence.

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    Rosenblum, Alvin B; Wolf, Steve

    2014-01-01

    Dental ethics is often taught, viewed, and conducted as an intell enterprise, uninformed by other noncognitive factors. Emotional intelligence (EQ) is defined distinguished from the cognitive intelligence measured by Intelligence Quotient (IQ). This essay recommends more inclusion of emotional, noncognitive input to the ethical decision process in dental education and dental practice.

  5. Dental Hygiene Realpolitik Affecting Education.

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    Bader, James D.

    1991-01-01

    Current conditions in dental hygiene influencing professional education are discussed. Workplace/practice issues include dental hygiene care as a component of dental practice, content, effects, and quality of care, hygienist supply and demand, and job satisfaction. Professional issues include the knowledge base, definitions of practice, and…

  6. Panoramic Dental X-Ray

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    ... Physician Resources Professions Site Index A-Z Panoramic Dental X-ray Panoramic dental x-ray uses a very small dose of ... x-ray , is a two-dimensional (2-D) dental x-ray examination that captures the entire mouth ...

  7. Dental operatory design and equipment.

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    Floyd, M

    1993-08-01

    Improving and expanding the dental services of a practice can involve purchasing new equipment and even modifying or expanding the physical plant. Operatory design is important to the efficiency with which dental procedures can be performed. Equipment purchases to outfit the dental operatory should be made based on the specific needs and functions of a practice.

  8. Crema dental con manzanilla, efecto estomatológico

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    Estela Gispert Abreu

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available Se plantea que la manzanilla tiene propiedades antiinflamatorias y antisépticas. Se evaluó el efecto estomatológico del cepillado con una crema dental que contiene aceite esencial de manzanilla, una vez al día durante 21 días en 27 niños de 10 años de edad, y en otros 23 niños que se cepillaron con una crema dental placebo. Entre los grupos no existían al inicio diferencias significativas en los parámetros evaluados. El grupo cepillado con la crema dental de manzanilla redujo significativamente la gingivitis y el grado de infección por Streptococcus mutans en relación con el control.Authors state that chamomile has a anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. We evaluated stomatological effect of toothbrushing using a toothposte containing chamomile essential oil one time a day, during 21 days in 27 childrens aged 10 years; another 23 children brushed their teeth using placebo toothpaste. Between groups initially, there weren´t significant differences in study parameters. Group used chamomile toothpaste markedly reduced gingivitis, and infection level from Stretpococcus mutans, relative to controls.

  9. Dental amalgam: An update

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    Bharti Ramesh

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Dental amalgam has served as an excellent and versatile restorative material for many years, despite periods of controversy. The authors review its history, summarize the evidence with regard to its performance and offer predictions for the future of this material. The PubMed database was used initially; the reference list for dental amalgam featured 8641 articles and 13 publications dealing with recent advances in dental amalgam. A forward search was undertaken on selected articles and using some author names. For the present, amalgam should remain the material of choice for economic direct restoration of posterior teeth. When esthetic concerns are paramount, tooth-colored materials, placed meticulously, can provide an acceptable alternative. All alternative restorative materials and procedures, however, have certain limitations.

  10. Stereoscopy in Dental Education

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    Murakami, Shumei; Verdonschot, Rinus G; Kreiborg, Sven

    2017-01-01

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether stereoscopy can play a meaningful role in dental education. The study used an anaglyph technique in which two images were presented separately to the left and right eyes (using red/cyan filters), which, combined in the brain, give enhanced depth...... perception. A positional judgment task was performed to assess whether the use of stereoscopy would enhance depth perception among dental students at Osaka University in Japan. Subsequently, the optimum angle was evaluated to obtain maximum ability to discriminate among complex anatomical structures. Finally...... practice, they did recognize its merits for education. These results suggest that using stereoscopic images in dental education can be quite valuable as stereoscopy greatly helped these students' understanding of the spatial relationships in complex anatomical structures....

  11. Dental implants: A review.

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    Guillaume, B

    2016-12-01

    A high number of patients have one or more missing tooth and it is estimated that one in four American subjects over the age of 74 have lost all their natural teeth. Many options exist to replace missing teeth but dental implants have become one of the most used biomaterial to replace one (or more) missing tooth over the last decades. Contemporary dental implants made with titanium have been proven safe and effective in large series of patients. This review considers the main historical facts concerned with dental implants and present the different critical factors that will ensure a good osseo-integration that will ensure a stable prosthesis anchorage. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.

  12. Dental Implant Complications.

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    Liaw, Kevin; Delfini, Ronald H; Abrahams, James J

    2015-10-01

    Dental implants have increased in the last few decades thus increasing the number of complications. Since many of these complications are easily diagnosed on postsurgical images, it is important for radiologists to be familiar with them and to be able to recognize and diagnose them. Radiologists should also have a basic understanding of their treatment. In a pictorial fashion, this article will present the basic complications of dental implants which we have divided into three general categories: biomechanical overload, infection or inflammation, and other causes. Examples of implant fracture, loosening, infection, inflammation from subgingival cement, failure of bone and soft tissue preservation, injury to surround structures, and other complications will be discussed as well as their common imaging appearances and treatment. Lastly, we will review pertinent dental anatomy and important structures that are vital for radiologists to evaluate in postoperative oral cavity imaging.

  13. Dental Trauma Guide

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    Andreasen, Jens Ove; Lauridsen, Eva; Gerds, Thomas Alexander

    2012-01-01

    Diagnosis and treatment for traumatic dental injuries are very complex owing to the multiple trauma entities represented by six luxation types and nine fracture types affecting both the primary and the permanent dentition. When it is further considered that fracture and luxation injuries are often...... combined, the result is that more than 100 trauma scenarios exist, when the two dentitions are combined. Each of these trauma scenarios has a specific treatment demand and prospect for healing. With such a complexity in diagnosis and treatment, it is obvious that even experienced practitioners may have...... problems in selecting proper treatment for some of these trauma types. To remedy this situation, an Internet-based knowledge base consisting of 4000 dental trauma cases with long-term follow up is now available to the public and the professions on the Internet using the address http://www.DentalTrauma...

  14. Dental formulations for the prevention of dental erosion

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    2010-01-01

    The invention relates to a therapeutic method for preventing and/or inhibiting dental erosion in a mammalian subject, and the provision of a dental care product for performing the method. The dental care product of the invention comprises a starch-degrading enzyme of E. C. 3.2.1.1, wherein said...... product comprises less than 1 wt.% ionic surfactant, and preferably is substantially free of endoprotease and/or lipase. The properties of the dental care product serve to prevent and/or inhibit dental erosion in a subject that typically results from repeated exposure of the patient's tooth surfaces...

  15. Dental formulations for the prevention of dental erosion

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    2010-01-01

    The invention relates to a therapeutic method for preventing and/or inhibiting dental erosion in a mammalian subject, and the provision of a dental care product for performing the method. The dental care product of the invention comprises a starch-degrading enzyme of E. C. 3.2.1.1, wherein said...... product comprises less than 1 wt.% ionic surfactant, and preferably is substantially free of endoprotease and/or lipase. The properties of the dental care product serve to prevent and/or inhibit dental erosion in a subject that typically results from repeated exposure of the patient's tooth surfaces...

  16. Epilepsy in dental practice.

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    Fitzpatrick, J J; McArdle, N S; Wilson, M H; Stassen, L F A

    2008-01-01

    Epilepsy is a neurological condition characterised by seizure activity. It has an approximate incidence of 1%. General dental practitioners will encounter these patients in practice. This article discusses the types of epilepsy, the medical management and considerations in dental management of epileptic patients. General recommendations are made, based on current evidence, with respect to prescribing of medications. The management of an epileptic seizure is discussed. Status epilepticus is a rare but serious complication of epileptic seizures. An easy-to-follow algorithm is provided to assist the practitioner in managing seizures.

  17. [Hardening of dental instruments].

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    Gerasev, G P

    1981-01-01

    The possibility of prolonging the service life of stomatological instruments by the local hardening of their working parts is discussed. Such hardening should be achieved by using hard and wear-resistant materials. The examples of hardening dental elevators and hard-alloy dental drills are given. New trends in the local hardening of instruments are the treatment of their working parts with laser beams, the application of coating on their surface by the gas-detonation method. The results of research work and trials are presented.

  18. Estudio de las prescripciones farmacológicas en niños a nivel de atención primaria: evaluación de los usos off-label o fuera de ficha técnica

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    Encarnación Blanco-Reina

    2015-06-01

    Conclusiones: La tasa de usos off-label presenta cifras intermedias, pudiendo recibir este tipo de prescripciones una tercera parte de los niños. Esto no significa que sean prescripciones incorrectas, pero es recomendable respaldarlas con la mejor evidencia, así como seguir las directrices de la normativa sobre medicamentos en situaciones especiales.

  19. Metodología de la investigación y cine comercial: claves de una experiencia docente

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    M.T. Icart-Isern

    Full Text Available Introducción. El cine se ha configurado, ya desde sus inicios, como una de las recreaciones humanas más extraordinarias que existen desde la perspectiva de la comunicación. Objetivo. El objetivo de este texto es presentar una experiencia docente en la que se empleó cine comercial (CC en el desarrollo de la asignatura optativa ‘Investigación en salud: métodos y técnicas’, que se imparte en la Escuela de Enfermería de la Universitat de Barcelona. Desarrollo. Los contenidos de esta asignatura son los habituales en los cursos de investigación, y lo más interesante fue el empleo del CC, que se convirtió en el material (objeto de estudio. En el transcurso de la asignatura, el alumno debía realizar una serie de actividades: revisión bibliográfica, preparación de un cuestionario, selección y visualización de una película de la que debía elaborar la correspondiente ficha técnica y un informe sobre los aspectos referidos a la enfermedad, el paciente, los profesionales y los valores, sentimientos y emociones asociados al problema de salud. Conclusiones. La experiencia puso de manifiesto la importancia de la observación atenta de las escenas para captar los mensajes no verbales relacionados con el problema de salud; la necesidad de adquirir habilidades para el manejo de las bases de datos bibliográficas (Medline, CINAHL, etc., y la conveniencia de una mayor formación en el lenguaje cinematográfico para un mejor aprovechamiento didáctico del CC.

  20. Alaska Dental Health Aide Program

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    Sarah Shoffstall-Cone

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available Background. In 1999, An Oral Health Survey of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN Dental Patients found that 79% of 2- to 5-year-olds had a history of tooth decay. The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in collaboration with Alaska’s Tribal Health Organizations (THO developed a new and diverse dental workforce model to address AI/AN oral health disparities. Objectives. This paper describes the workforce model and some experience to date of the Dental Health Aide (DHA Initiative that was introduced under the federally sanctioned Community Health Aide Program in Alaska. These new dental team members work with THO dentists and hygienists to provide education, prevention and basic restorative services in a culturally appropriate manner. Results. The DHA Initiative introduced 4 new dental provider types to Alaska: the Primary Dental Health Aide, the Expanded Function Dental Health Aide, the Dental Health Aide Hygienist and the Dental Health Aide Therapist. The scope of practice between the 4 different DHA providers varies vastly along with the required training and education requirements. DHAs are certified, not licensed, providers. Recertification occurs every 2 years and requires the completion of 24 hours of continuing education and continual competency evaluation. Conclusions. Dental Health Aides provide evidence-based prevention programs and dental care that improve access to oral health care and help address well-documented oral health disparities.

  1. Drugs that promote dental caries.

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    2015-02-01

    Dental caries result from erosion of tooth enamel or cementum by acidic substances produced by bacteria found in dental plaque. Caries can lead to pulp necrosis and tooth loss. Risk factors include certain dietary habits, poor oral hygiene, and dry mouth. Diabetes and Sjogren's syndrome can also promote dental caries. Psychotropic substances such as cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and cannabis can promote dental caries. Many medicinal drugs facilitate the formation of dental caries, through various mechanisms; they include formulations with a high sugar content; drugs that cause dry mouth (especially antimuscarinics); drugs that lower the buccal pH (inhaled powders, etc.); and drugs that cause demineralisation (tetracyclines, etc.). In practice, patients (and parents) should be informed that some drugs can increase the risk of dental caries. They should be encouraged to adapt and reinforce dental hygiene, and advised to visit a dentist regularly.

  2. Dental Optical Coherence Tomography

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    Kun-Feng Lin

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available This review paper describes the applications of dental optical coherence tomography (OCT in oral tissue images, caries, periodontal disease and oral cancer. The background of OCT, including basic theory, system setup, light sources, spatial resolution and system limitations, is provided. The comparisons between OCT and other clinical oral diagnostic methods are also discussed.

  3. Advances in dental materials.

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    Fleming, Garry J P

    2014-05-01

    The dental market is replete with new resorative materials marketed on the basis of novel technological advances in materials chemistry, bonding capability or reduced operator time and/or technique sensitivity. This paper aims to consider advances in current materials, with an emphasis on their role in supporting contemporary clinical practice.

  4. FATIGUE OF DENTAL CERAMICS

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    Zhang, Yu; Sailer, Irena; Lawn, Brian R

    2013-01-01

    Objectives Clinical data on survival rates reveal that all-ceramic dental prostheses are susceptible to fracture from repetitive occlusal loading. The objective of this review is to examine the underlying mechanisms of fatigue in current and future dental ceramics. Data/sources The nature of various fatigue modes is elucidated using fracture test data on ceramic layer specimens from the dental and biomechanics literature. Conclusions Failure modes can change over a lifetime, depending on restoration geometry, loading conditions and material properties. Modes that operate in single-cycle loading may be dominated by alternative modes in multi-cycle loading. While post-mortem examination of failed prostheses can determine the sources of certain fractures, the evolution of these fractures en route to failure remains poorly understood. Whereas it is commonly held that loss of load-bearing capacity of dental ceramics in repetitive loading is attributable to chemically-assisted 'slow crack growth' in the presence of water, we demonstrate the existence of more deleterious fatigue mechanisms, mechanical rather than chemical in nature. Neglecting to account for mechanical fatigue can lead to gross overestimates in predicted survival rates. Clinical significance Strategies for prolonging the clinical lifetimes of ceramic restorations are proposed based on a crack-containment philosophy. PMID:24135295

  5. Central Dental Evacuation Systems.

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    1982-05-01

    20 High-Vacuum Oral Evacuation System (HIVAC) for Oral Surgery, Periodontics, and Endodontics Treatment Rooms..................... 20...handpiece. Inlets to this system are required throughout the dental facility for all disciplines of patient treatment where coolant and irrigation liquids...System (HIVAC) for Oral Surgery, Periodontics, and Endodontics Treatment Rooms The HIVAC system is designed to build and sustain high vacuum pressures

  6. Dental fluorosis in cattle

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    Narozny, J.

    1965-01-01

    Dental fluorosis in cattle was used as an indicator of toxic effects produced by fluorine emissions from an aluminium factory. Data are presented on the effects of a ten-year exposure to fluorides on cattle teeth. Emissions from the factory were observed in two directions from the factory, and extended as far as 16 km from the source.

  7. Kondensasi Pada Dental Amalgam

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    Batubara, Runi Syahriani

    2011-01-01

    Amalgam merupakan campuran dari dua atau beberapa logam (alloy) yang salah satunya adalah merkuri. Kata amalgam juga didefenisikan untuk menggambarkan kombinasi atau campuran dari beberapa bahan seperti merkuri, perak, timah, tembaga, dan lainnya. Dental amalgam sendiri adalah kombinasi alloy dengan merkuri melalui suatu proses yang disebut amalgamasi. Pemanipulasian amalgam meliputi triturasi, kondensasi, carving, dan polishing. Kondensasi merupakan penekanan amalgam setelah triturasi p...

  8. Dental Hygiene Student Attrition.

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    Young, Lynda J.; Fellows, Avis L.

    1981-01-01

    A study to determine differences between graduating and withdrawing students in the University of Minnesota Dental Hygiene program is discussed. The identification of differences may prove useful in the selection process for future classes through identification of students likely to complete their education. (MLW)

  9. Fatigue of dental ceramics.

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    Zhang, Yu; Sailer, Irena; Lawn, Brian R

    2013-12-01

    Clinical data on survival rates reveal that all-ceramic dental prostheses are susceptible to fracture from repetitive occlusal loading. The objective of this review is to examine the underlying mechanisms of fatigue in current and future dental ceramics. The nature of various fatigue modes is elucidated using fracture test data on ceramic layer specimens from the dental and biomechanics literature. Failure modes can change over a lifetime, depending on restoration geometry, loading conditions and material properties. Modes that operate in single-cycle loading may be dominated by alternative modes in multi-cycle loading. While post-mortem examination of failed prostheses can determine the sources of certain fractures, the evolution of these fractures en route to failure remains poorly understood. Whereas it is commonly held that loss of load-bearing capacity of dental ceramics in repetitive loading is attributable to chemically assisted 'slow crack growth' in the presence of water, we demonstrate the existence of more deleterious fatigue mechanisms, mechanical rather than chemical in nature. Neglecting to account for mechanical fatigue can lead to gross overestimates in predicted survival rates. Strategies for prolonging the clinical lifetimes of ceramic restorations are proposed based on a crack-containment philosophy. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  10. Dental Practice Management

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    Gheorghe Raftu

    2016-01-01

    The realization of the paper followed a review of specialty literature, through which the mainaspects of dental office management have been analyzed, rendering the management solutionsavailable to all of those interested from an economic, deontological point of view, as well asmethods of managing human resources in order to obtain the best feedback possible from patients.

  11. Mouth and dental disorders

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    de Baat, C.; van der Waal, I.; Jackson, S.H.D.; Jansen, P.A.F.; Mangoni, A.A.

    2009-01-01

    Summary This chapter contains sections titled: • Introduction • Periodontal disease • Dental caries • Odontogenic infections • Alveolar osteitis • Xerostomia and hyposalivation • Candidiasis • Angular cheilitis • Denture stomatitis • Burning mouth syndrome • Recurrent aphthous stomatitis • Recurrent

  12. Estudios psicológicos sobre los actos delincuenciales de adolescentes. Una revisión documental

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    Sandra Milena Blanquicett Arango

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo científico centra su interés en el tema de la delincuencia juvenil a partir de la pregunta sobre cuáles son los factores que, según la literatura científica (sobre todo en el aspecto psicológico, influyen en esta problemática. Dentro del acervo teórico posible, este artículo se centra en las concepciones planteadas desde el Psicoanálisis y la Psicología Dinámica, utilizando como metodología el análisis documental de fichas bibliográficas, posteriormente categorizadas. El resultado más significativo es encontrar que dichos factores se relacionan con la historia particular de cada sujeto, que puede estar vinculada a una patología de carácter psicológico y con la crisis experimentada en la etapa de la adolescencia. Es por esto que es fundamental que el profesional de la Psicología realice una valoración de la salud mental que lleve a la elaboración de un diagnóstico y de unos objetivos de intervención claros y pertinentes. © Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Sociales.

  13. Estudios psicológicos sobre los actos delincuenciales de adolescentes. Una revisión documental

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    Sandra Milena Blanquicett Arango

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo científico centra su interés en el tema de la delincuencia juvenil a partir de la pregunta sobre cuáles son los factores que, según la literatura científica (sobre todo en el aspecto psicológico, influyen en esta problemática. Dentro del acervo teórico posible, este artículo se centra en las concepciones planteadas desde el Psicoanálisis y la Psicología Dinámica, utilizando como metodología el análisis documental de fichas bibliográficas, posteriormente categorizadas. El resultado más significativo es encontrar que dichos factores se relacionan con la historia particular de cada sujeto, que puede estar vinculada a una patología de carácter psicológico y con la crisis experimentada en la etapa de la adolescencia. Es por esto que es fundamental que el profesional de la Psicología realice una valoración de la salud mental que lleve a la elaboración de un diagnóstico y de unos objetivos de intervención claros y pertinentes.

  14. EVOLUCIÓN HUMANA Y ANTROPOLOGÍA VIRTUAL: UNA PROPUESTA PARA LA DOCENCIA Y LA INVESTIGACIÓN

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    Para ello, se procedió a digitalizar, con un escáner 3D de luz estructurada Ar- tec2000, 25 réplicas de cráneos de individuos significativos para el estudio de la evolución humana y pertenecientes a los principales taxones extintos (australopitecinos –en sentido amplio- y Homo. Además, se realizaron fichas de cada uno de ellos con información relativa a su descubrimiento y adscripción, así como de algunas  de  las  principales  variables  métricas  craneales  (volumen  endocraneal, tres del neurocráneo y otras del tres viscerocráneo que se hallaban dispersas en la literatura científica. Dicha información junto con las reproducciones digitales configuran una base de datos alojada en una página web “la craneoteca del Dpto. de Prehistoria y Arqueología de la UGR”, de libre acceso desde cualquier compu- tadora con Internet (www.prehistoriayarqueología.es/craneoteca.

  15. Dental anxiety and salivary cortisol levels before urgent dental care.

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    Kanegane, Kazue; Penha, Sibele S; Munhoz, Carolina D; Rocha, Rodney G

    2009-12-01

    Dental anxiety is still prevalent, despite advances in treatment, and affects the utilization of health care services. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to determine if patients with different degrees of dental anxiety and pain undergoing emergency dental care have different stress reactions as measured by salivary cortisol. Seventy three patients completed the modified dental anxiety scale (MDAS), and described any previous dental traumatic experience. Their socio-demographic characteristics were also recorded. They also rated pain intensity on a 100 mm visual analogue scale (VAS). A saliva sample was collected before the procedure, and analyzed by enzyme immunoassay. Thirty patients were dentally anxious and forty one complained of pain. In this sample, dental anxiety was not related to gender, age, educational level and family income; however, a previous traumatic event was related to dental anxiety. There was no association between salivary cortisol concentrations and gender or dental anxiety. Patients with pain showed higher cortisol levels. When gathering patient information, the dentist should note patients' negative dental experiences in order to provide more effective, less traumatic treatment.

  16. Efeito mutagênico da água natural (poço, rios Ficha e Minas Gerais, próximos à cidade de Ubiratã, Estado do Paraná, Brasil em sistema teste animal - DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v26i1.1665 Mutagenic effect of fresh water (well, rivers Ficha and Minas Gerais, close to the town of Ubiratã, Paraná, Brazil in the animal test system - DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v26i1.1665

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    Veronica Elisa Pimenta Vicentini

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    Full Text Available O intenso desenvolvimento industrial e crescimento populacional têm promovido alterações na qualidade da água, sendo esta fonte de muitos estudos para análise desses efeitos no ser humano. Devido a contaminação dos rios por agrotóxicos, herbicidas, pesticidas e demais aditivos químicos utilizados nas lavouras, e pelas indústrias que despejam através de esgotos, resíduos de sua produção, que não são devidamente tratados, torna-se importante a investigação da atividade citotóxica e mutagênica da água dos rios. Neste estudo foi utilizado como sistema teste animal as células da medula óssea de ratos Wistar (,em>Rattus norvegicus, tratados in vivo, via gavagem, de forma subcrônica (7 dias, para investigação dos efeitos das águas do poço, e dos rios Ficha e Minas Gerais, próximos à Ubiratã, Estado do Paraná, Brasil, analisando-se o ciclo de divisão celular e os cromossomos metafásicos. A análise estatística demonstrou que as águas não alteraram o ciclo de divisão celular dos ratos Wistar e também não provocaram aumento no número de aberrações cromossômicas, mostrando não terem neste tratamento, efeito citotóxico e nem clastogênicoIntense industrial development and population growth have been altering the quality of water and innumerous studies have been undertaken to analyze their effects on humans. Due to rivers contamination with agrotoxics, herbicides, pesticides, excess of farming chemical additives and through sewers spilling not properly treated industrial waste, investigating cytotoxic and mutagenic activity of river water becomes all-important. Bone marrow cells of Wistar rats (Rattus norvegicus, treated in vivo, through gavage, in subchronic treatment (7 days, were used as experimental animal test system to investigate the effects of well water and water from the rivers Ficha and Minas Gerais, close to the municipality of Ubiratã, State of Paraná, southern Brazil. Cell division index and

  17. una experiencia en Mauritania

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    Full Text Available El macizo del Tagant, en la República Islámica de Mauritania, alberga, a lo largo de una red interconectada de humedales, las últimas poblaciones de cocodrilo del desierto Crocodylus niloticus suchus, que hasta muy poco tiempo se consideraban extintas. Estas poblaciones han sido capaces de resistir la desertización del Sahara ocurrida en el Holoceno gracias a la existencia de una serie de pozas (gueltas en árabe, que se forman tras las lluvias monzónicas y que están conectadas entre sí a través de una red de cauces efímeros o permanentes que forman la Cuenca endorreica del Lago Gabou. Estos humedales, carentes de protección en la actualidad, forman además la base económica de los más de cuarenta mil habitantes del macizo, basada en la ganadería y en una precaria agricultura. Conocedor del potencial naturalístico de la zona, el Gobierno de la RIM encargó a nuestra ONG la preparación de una memoria para dar a conocer y conseguir laproteccióninternacional de la zona en el marco de la Convención Ramsar de protección de humedales (UNESCO. El presente trabajo narra como lautilización de una especie focal, el cocodrilo del desierto, para proteger estos valiosos humedales podría ser compatible con el desarrollo de una actividad turística sostenible, basado en el turismo naturalístico y científico, que posibilite un mayor desarrollo a los habitantes del Tagant.

  18. Psicología en Argentina: criterios psicológicos en los diseños de fichas del área laboral (1920-1945 Psychology in Argentina: psychological criterions in the sketchs of data cards in labor area (1920-1945

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    Full Text Available El presente trabajo tiene por objetivo analizar los distintos diseños de fichas utilizadas en el área laboral en Argentina desde 1920 a 1945, que hasta ahora han sido relevadas en el curso de la investigación. Este estudio se incluye en un contexto de investigación mas amplio (UBACYT P046 que se propone explicitar las variaciones en el diseño y en el contenido de los protocolos como así también su sistematización de acuerdo a los sesgos preprofesionales (criminológico, clínico, educacional y laboral. Los distintos tipos de Historias Clínicas y de Fichas constituyen documentos escritos que registran el modo en que las prácticas fueron efectivamente llevadas a cabo y los distintos modos en que han sido pensados los criterios psicológicos. Dichas prácticas, a su vez, no son ajenas a las condiciones políticas y sociales que establecen un marco de posibilidad para los requerimientos institucionales (Rossi e Ibarra, 2008 a, b.The aim of this paper is to analyse the psychological criterions of the different sketchs of data cards used in the labor area in Argentina from 1920 to 1945, which were collected during the investigation. This study is included in a larger investigation (UBACyT P046 whose purpose is to determine the changes in the design and the content of protocols as well as their sistematization according to the pre-professional profiles (criminologic, clinical, educational and labor. The different types of Clinical Records and Data Cards are written documents that register the way in which practices were realized and the different ways of defining psychological criterions. At the same time, these practices are influenced by political and social conditions which establish a context for institutional requirements (Rossi and Ibarra, 2008 a, b.

  19. Dental Therapy Assistant: Attitudes of Army Dentists.

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    Heid, Theodore H.; Bair, Jeffrey H.

    The U. S. Army Dental Corps has implemented a formal program based on the concept that dental care can be more efficiently and effectively provided with treatment teams composed of one dental officer, two dental therapy assistants, one basic assistant, and the shared support of other auxiliary personnel. Such a team will use three dental treatment…

  20. 21 CFR 872.3240 - Dental bur.

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    ... 21 Food and Drugs 8 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dental bur. 872.3240 Section 872.3240 Food and... DENTAL DEVICES Prosthetic Devices § 872.3240 Dental bur. (a) Identification. A dental bur is a rotary... materials intended for use in the fabrication of dental devices. (b) Classification. Class I (general...

  1. Prevalence of Dental Fear and Anxiety amongst Patients in Selected Dental Clinics in Ghana

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    Ofori, Marian A.; Adu-Ababio, F.; Nyako, E. A.; Ndanu, Tom A.

    2009-01-01

    Objective: To find out the prevalence of dental anxiety and fear amongst patients in various selected dental clinics in Accra, Ghana. Study design: Dental patients (n = 279) who had either been exposed to dental treatments or had no prior dental exposure, attending four selected dental clinics in Accra were randomly sampled. They were interviewed…

  2. Prevalence of Dental Fear and Anxiety amongst Patients in Selected Dental Clinics in Ghana

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    Ofori, Marian A.; Adu-Ababio, F.; Nyako, E. A.; Ndanu, Tom A.

    2009-01-01

    Objective: To find out the prevalence of dental anxiety and fear amongst patients in various selected dental clinics in Accra, Ghana. Study design: Dental patients (n = 279) who had either been exposed to dental treatments or had no prior dental exposure, attending four selected dental clinics in Accra were randomly sampled. They were interviewed…

  3. Prácticas sobre uso de pasta dental fluorada en preescolares, padres y profesores

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    Manuel Antonio Mattos-Vela

    Full Text Available Objetivo. Identificar las prácticas sobre uso de pasta dental fluorada y su relación con la visita al dentista en preescolares, padres y profesores de instituciones educativas iniciales estatales del distrito de La Molina, Lima, Perú. Metodología. Estudio descriptivo transversal. Se emplearon dos cuestionarios, uno dirigido a los padres (que exploró las costumbres del niño y del padre y otro dirigido a los profesores. Resultados. Casi todos los niños cepillaban sus dientes y usaban pasta dental. La edad de inicio del uso de pasta dental fue 2 años (40,5% y en una cantidad mediana (60,8%, no tragaban pasta al cepillarse (62,9% y recibieron supervisión durante el cepillado (77,6%. Casi todos los padres y profesores cepillaron sus dientes, y emplearon pasta dental. Sólo se encontró asociación (p=0,028 entre la dispensación de pasta dental en los preescolares y la visita al dentista. Conclusiones. Las prácticas del uso de pasta dental fluorada requieren ser mejoradas con una adecuada educación en salud oral a esta población

  4. Dental radiology instructors in United States dental hygiene programs.

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    Farman, A G; Hunter, N; Grammer, S

    1985-09-01

    A survey of dental radiology instructors in accredited United States dental hygiene programs found the majority of such faculty members to be registered dental hygienists with only very limited formal training in radiology. Most of the radiography faculty had less than 5 years' experience teaching that subject. Most instructors spent less than a quarter of each week teaching radiology. Student: faculty ratios varied considerably from program to program.

  5. Importance of Dental Records in Forensic Dental Identification

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    Waleed, Petro; Baba, Feras; Alsulami, Salem; Tarakji, Bassel

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    Introduction: The patient’s record maintains all the diagnostic information with regards to patients and contains valuable information that can be beneficial to the dentist as well as legal authorities during forensic human identification. Aim: Objective of the study was to compare dental records with an ideal dental record form, as well as to compare between dental records of private clinics and academic hospitals and to assess the awareness and the knowledge of the dentists regarding the ma...

  6. Interrelaciones entre caries y sobrepeso en una población infantil

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    La caries y el sobrepeso son enfermedades de etiología multifactorial, con un factor común, la dieta. Nos planteamos si los escolares que padecen sobrepeso u obesidad presentan más caries que los escolares con peso adecuado, es decir, si existe una relación entre la caries dental y el sobrepeso u obesidad. Además, consideramos que los escolares con sobrepeso u obesidad pueden tener una mayor frecuencia en la ingesta y un consumo más elevado de alimentos azucarados, pudiendo tener una ma...

  7. Interrelaciones entre caries y sobrepeso en una población infantil

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    Sanjurjo Trigueros, Silvia

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    La caries y el sobrepeso son enfermedades de etiología multifactorial, con un factor común, la dieta. Nos planteamos si los escolares que padecen sobrepeso u obesidad presentan más caries que los escolares con peso adecuado, es decir, si existe una relación entre la caries dental y el sobrepeso u obesidad. Además, consideramos que los escolares con sobrepeso u obesidad pueden tener una mayor frecuencia en la ingesta y un consumo más elevado de alimentos azucarados, pudiendo tener una ma...

  8. Una herencia sin testamento

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    Françoise Collin; Mayte Cantero Sánchez (trad.)

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    En el presente trabajo Françoise Collin reflexiona sobre el concepto “transmisión” y su papel a la hora de construir una relación simbólica entre distintas generaciones de mujeres. Vinculada a la historia y a la idea de afiliación, constituye además una posibilidad política y ética que puede renovar el feminismo y ayudar a la constitución de un espacio simbólico compartido entre mujeres y hombres.

  9. Una herencia sin testamento

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    Françoise Collin

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    Full Text Available En el presente trabajo Françoise Collin reflexiona sobre el concepto “transmisión” y su papel a la hora de construir una relación simbólica entre distintas generaciones de mujeres. Vinculada a la historia y a la idea de afiliación, constituye además una posibilidad política y ética que puede renovar el feminismo y ayudar a la constitución de un espacio simbólico compartido entre mujeres y hombres.

  10. Ceramics for dental restorations – an introduction

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    SANTIAGO ARANGO SANTANDER; ALEJANDRO PELÁEZ VARGAS; JORGE SALDARRIAGA ESCOBAR; FERNANDO JORGE MONTEIRO; LUIS FELIPE RESTREPO TAMAYO

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    Las cerámicas dentales son el material de elección para restauración oral debido a características como adecuada estética, elevada resistencia a la fractura y gran estabilidad química.En la actualidad, los profesionales de la Odontología tienen a su disposición una gran cantidad de sistemas cerámicos de restauración que presentan pequeñas o grandes diferencias en términos químicos, temperatura de procesamiento, resistencia mecánica y aplicación clínica, lo que lleva a sistemas de clasificació...

  11. Dental Trauma Guide

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    Andreasen, Jens Ove; Lauridsen, Eva Fejerskov; Christensen, Søren Steno Ahrensburg

    2012-01-01

    Diagnose and treatment of traumatic dental injuries is very complex due to the multiple trauma entities represented by 6 lunation types and 9 fracture types affecting both the primary and the permanent dentition. When it is further considered that fracture and lunation injuries are often combined......, the result is, that more than 100 trauma scenario exist when the two dentitions are combined. Each of these trauma scenarios have a specific treatment demand and prospect for healing. With such a complexity in diagnose and treatment it is obvious that even experienced practitioners may have problems may have...... problems in selecting proper treatment for some of these trauma types. To remedy this situation, an internet based knowledge base consisting of 4000 dental trauma cases with long term follow up is now available to the public and professionals, on the internet using the address www...

  12. Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver's Guide

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    ... Health > Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver's Guide Dental Care Every Day: A Caregiver's Guide Main Content ... appointments easier. Back to To Prepare for Every Dental Visit: Your Role Be prepared for every appointment. ...

  13. Teething & Dental Hygiene for Young Children

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    ... Living Listen Español Text Size Email Print Share Dental Health & Hygiene for Young Children Page Content Article ... and lead to future dental problems. Teaching Good Dental Habits The best way to protect your child's ...

  14. Nigerian Dental Technology Students and Human ...

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    study of dental technology students of Federal School of Dental Therapy and Technology. Enugu .... to care for HIV-infected patients among this group of dental professionals in ... and upper class) and the expressed willingness to care for.

  15. [Phenomenon of dental fear].

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    Moore, R; Birn, H

    1990-01-01

    Odontophobia is a rather unique phobia with special psychosomatic components that impact on the dental health of odontophobic persons. It also has psychosocial components largely as a result of destruction of the teeth and subsequent embarrassment that can affect a person and cause a vicious cycle of dental fear. The phenomenon is facilitated by misunderstandings and myths generated by both patients and dentists. The most common reasons given in the literature for such strong fears of dental treatment are: 1) bad experiences in childhood for 85% of cases, 2) feeling of powerlessness and lack of control over personal emotional reactions and over the social situation in the dental chair, 3) social learning processes in which the image of the dentist is cast in a negative light by the mass media or by the person's relatives or friends and 4) that the person has other psychologic problems (in 20% of cases), such as serious phobias and/or neuroses. A strategy of researching and thus tackling the problem is presented which focuses on three essential targets that require studying and change: 1) the community at large and their image of the dentist, 2) the patient role and 3) the dentist role. Various model projects are presented along with their diagnostic systems. These are seen to focus in varying degrees on different elements of the target groups that effect the dentist-patient relationship but the need to come out into the community and make the social environment right for these patients is an important factor in all strategies.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)

  16. TRICARE Dental Programs

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    Contract: Effective 1 October 2008  New Benefits – Dental Implants – 1 and 2 surface Posterior composite resins (white fillings)  Expanded Overseas...JAN 6, 2011  Follow-on Contract includes the following benefit enhancements – Composite resin fillings on posterior teeth – Increase of annual maximum...Specialists  Tendency for different materials ( amalgam , gold crowns and porcelain-fused to metal crowns (PFMs))  ADDP is Benefits Administration – no

  17. Dental calculus: Nanocharacterization

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    Grga, Đurica; Marjanović, Marina; Hut, Igor; Dželetović, Bojan; Koruga, Đuro

    2012-01-01

    Emerging technologies and new nanoscale information have potential to transform dental practice by improving all aspects of diagnostics and therapy. Nanocharacterization allows understanding of oral diseases at molecular and cellular levels which eventually can increase the success of prevention and treatment. Opto-magnetic spectroscopy (OMS) is a promising new technique based on light-matter interaction which allows insight into the quantum state of matter. Since biomolecules and tissues are...

  18. A PORTABLE DENTAL STERILIZING CYLINDER

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    The report describes an aluminum cylinder in which dental instruments could be sterilized under emergency field conditions and at the same time be...protected against corrosion. The procedure involves loading the cylinder with dental instruments, flushing it with ethylene oxide-Freon gas, closing it...and then immersing it in boiling water for l hour. In preliminary experiments with a prototype of the sterilizing cylinder, dental instruments were

  19. Systemic disorders affecting dental pathology

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    Knežević Milan R

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    Full Text Available A retrospective overview of systemic disorders which might be associated with dental pathology is made. They are grouped as follows: (a congenital dental developmental disorders, (b chromosomal anomalies, (c radiations, (d immune disorders, (e intoxications, (f neurological alterations, (g gastrointestinal diseases, (h osteodystrophy and associated conditions, (i skin diseases, (j metabolic and endocrine disorders, (k craniofacial malformation syndromes and other congenital general malformations. The associated dental pathology is described in each case.

  20. Dental Implants: Dual Stabilization Technology

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    Saini, Rajiv

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    More recent epidemiological data seem to show an increasing trend of tooth loss due to periodontal reasons rather than caries; the presence of initial attachment loss, bone height and the habit of smoking significantly increase the risk of tooth mortality. A dental implant is a titanium screw which is placed into bone to replace missing teeth. The implant mimics the root of a tooth in function. Dental Implants have changed the face of dentistry over the last three decades. Success of dental i...

  1. Dental materials with antibiofilm properties.

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    Wang, Zhejun; Shen, Ya; Haapasalo, Markus

    2014-02-01

    Oral bacteria have evolved to form biofilms on hard tooth surfaces and dental materials. The antibiofilm effect of materials used for the restoration of oral function affects oral health. In this review we describe the features involved in the formation of oral biofilms on different surfaces in the oral cavity and the antibiofilm properties of dental materials. An electronic search of scientific papers from 1987 to 2013 was performed with PubMed, ScienceDirect and Google search engines using the following search terms: antibiofilm, dental material, dental hard tissue, endodontic material, implant material, oral biofilm, and restorative material. Selected inclusion criteria resulted in 179 citations from the scientific, peer-reviewed literature. Oral biofilms form not only on dental hard tissue, but also on a wide range of dental materials used in cariology, endodontics, restorative dentistry and periodontology, resulting in destruction of dental hard tissue and even infection. Therefore, there has been a continuous effort to develop the antibiofilm properties of dental materials used for different purposes. Specific antimicrobial design in the composition and application of new materials (e.g. bioceramic sealer, resin composite, implant coating) demonstrates an improvement of the antibiofilm properties of these materials compared to earlier generations. A significant number of dental materials have been shown to affect biofilm growth by inhibiting the adhesion of bacteria, limiting their growth or killing microbes in the biofilms formed in vitro. Incorporation of an appropriate amount of antibacterial agent could provide dental materials with antibiofilm activity without significantly influencing their mechanical properties. However, more randomized and double-blind clinical studies of sufficient length with these materials are needed to confirm long term success following their use in the dental clinic. Copyright © 2013 Academy of Dental Materials. Published by

  2. Sensibilidad dentaria Dental sensibility

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    P Tortolini

    2003-10-01

    Full Text Available La sensibilidad dentaria l es un problema común que se presenta entre el 9 y el 30% de la población adulta. La teoría hidrodinámica es aceptada como uno de los mecanismos de inducción de la respuesta pulpar dolorosa, debido a que los estímulos provocan el movimiento del fluido y para ello es necesario que la dentina este expuesta y que los túbulos dentinarios estén abiertos y permeables a la pulpa. Es fundamental realizar el diagnostico diferencial con otras causas de dolor dental e identificar los factores etiológicos y predisponentes.Dental sensitivity is a common problem and it affect 9 and 30% the adult poblation. The hidrodynamyc theory is cited as the menchanism of induction of a painful pulpal response and implies that stimuli tranmission across dentine increase the rate of fluid flow through dentinal tubules and for this to accur the dentinal tubules must be opened andpermeable to the pulp. An appropiate tretametn needs a diferential diagnosis eith other causes of dental pain and the identification of predisponing etiologic factors.

  3. Hygiene in dental practices.

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    Fabiani, L; Mosca, G; Giuliani, A R

    2006-06-01

    The aim of this study was to investigate the hygienic quality of dental practices on the basis of the self-awareness expressed by dentists respondents to a self-reported questionnaire about the health/hygiene characteristics of practice, the knowledge of biologic/toxicological risks and the preventive procedures and devices improvements in professional practice. Of the 127 practitioners contacted, 108 (85%) agreed to participate. The knowledge of infective risks was self- evaluated as good only in 24%: even if vaccinated, most of the dentists (57%) considered HBV the main infective agent to fear, not giving the same importance to the air-borne transmission of diseases. The presence of a single dental unit per surgery (90%) was considered an index of good health/hygiene education but, in spite of the use of disposable gloves, caps and masks, the dentists do not always change their coats or wash their hands between patients yet. The management of dental instruments can be considered efficient as long as they are sterilised in an autoclave (97%) and undergo periodic sterilization efficacy tests (76%). RESULTS AND CONCLUSION The results indicate a good structural and organisational status, but there is the need for continuous education concerning the prevention of cross-infections.

  4. AIDS and dental practice.

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    Gerbert, B; Badner, V; Maguire, B

    1988-01-01

    Dental health care workers (DHCWs) can provide important diagnostic, treatment, and referral services for patients with AIDS and at risk for AIDS. They also have a responsibility to protect all patients in their practices, and themselves, from infectious disease transmission through the use of infection control. To determine the extent to which DHCWs are prepared to assume these responsibilities, a randomized survey of California DHCWs was conducted. Responses were obtained from 297 dentists, 128 hygienists, and 177 dental assistants. DHCWs who expressed a greater willingness to treat people with AIDS or HIV infection also practiced more thorough infection control. Respondents in all groups who perceived a greater percent of their patients to be at risk for AIDS were more likely to use infection control procedures (P less than .0001). They also were more willing to treat such patients (P less than .004) and were more likely to assess patients for AIDS by taking a thorough medical history (P less than .02) and sexual history (P less than .04). Since attitudes toward AIDS and perception of the percent of patients at risk in one's practice affect patient assessment and infection control procedures used by dental health care workers, educational programs designed to enhance DHCWs' response to the HIV epidemic should alert them to the extent of the problem and help them cope with their concerns.

  5. Children's experiences of dental anxiety.

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    Morgan, Annie G; Rodd, Helen D; Porritt, Jenny M; Baker, Sarah R; Creswell, Cathy; Newton, Tim; Williams, Chris; Marshman, Zoe

    2017-03-01

    Dental anxiety is common among children. Although there is a wealth of research investigating childhood dental anxiety, little consideration has been given to the child's perspective. This qualitative study sought to explore with children their own experiences of dental anxiety using a cognitive behavioural therapy assessment model. Face-to-face, semi-structured interviews were conducted with dentally anxious children aged 11-16 years. The Five Areas model was used to inform the topic guide and analysis. Data were analysed using a framework approach. In total, 13 children were interviewed. Participants described their experiences of dental anxiety across multiple dimensions (situational factors and altered thoughts, feelings, physical symptoms, and behaviours). Participants placed considerable value on communication by dental professionals, with poor communication having a negative influence on dental anxiety and the dentist-patient relationship. This study confirms the Five Areas model as an applicable theoretical model for the assessment of childhood dental anxiety. Children provided insights about their own dental anxiety experiences that have not previously been described. © 2016 BSPD, IAPD and John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  6. Strategies for combating dental anxiety.

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    Bare, Lyndsay C; Dundes, Lauren

    2004-11-01

    Dental anxiety and subsequent avoidance of dental care and deterioration of oral health pose a significant problem for the dental profession. In an attempt to elucidate preferences of anxious dental patients, we gathered survey data from 121 persons at a small, private liberal arts college in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Half of the respondents experienced dental anxiety, and most of these (66 percent) attributed anxiety to fear of anticipated pain. The majority of anxious patients preferred a dentist to be friendly (93 percent), talkative (82 percent), and to have an office with adorned walls (89 percent) and a slightly cool temperature (63 percent). Patients who identified themselves as anxious also indicated that music in the background (89 percent) and magazines and books in the dental office (75 percent) were helpful. Anxious patients were more likely than non-anxious patients to prefer a male dentist (77 percent versus 52 percent). This finding was especially marked among anxious male respondents, 93 percent of whom preferred a male dentist compared to 73 percent of anxious female respondents. These survey data may assist dental professionals in understanding and combating patients' dental anxiety, in order to increase the frequency of dental visits and to prompt a corresponding restoration or maintenance of oral health.

  7. Latex Allergy in Dental Care

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    Dermata A.

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Natural rubber latex is found in numerous medical and dental products. Adverse latex reactions in dental patients and practitioners have significantly increased since the introduction of universal precautions for infection control. These reactions range from contact dermatitis to potentially life-threatening hypersensitivity. Patients with a history of spina bifida, urogenital anomalies, multiple surgical procedures, allergic reactions or atopy, health care personnel and latex production workers are at increased risk of latex allergy. Diagnosis is based on a combination of clinical history and laboratory tests. Identification of latex sources and the avoidance of latex exposure are critical for protecting both dental patients and dental personnel.

  8. Confronting shibboleths of dental education.

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    Masella, Richard S

    2005-10-01

    Shibboleths are common expressions presented as indisputable truths. When used in educational discussions, they reflect "motherhood and apple pie" viewpoints and tend to bring debate to a halt. Use of shibboleths may precede a desired imposition of "locksteps" in educational programming and are easily perceived as paternalistic by recipients. Nine shibboleths are presented as common beliefs of dental faculty and administrators. Evidence contradicting the veracity of the "obvious truths" is offered. The traditional "splendid isolation" of dentistry contributes to parochialism and belief in false shibboleths. Sound principles of higher and health professions education, student learning, and dental practice apply to dental education as to all health disciplines. Student passivity in dental education is not the best preparation for proficiency in dental practice. The master teacher possesses a repertoire of methodologies specific to meeting defined educational objectives. Active learning experiences bear close resemblances to professional duties and responsibilities and internally motivate future doctors of dental medicine. The difficulty in achieving curricular change leads to curricular entrenchment. Dentistry and dental education should not trade their ethical high ground for the relatively low ethical standards of the business world. Principles of professional ethics should govern relationships between dentists, whether within the dental school workplace or in practice. Suggestions are made on how to confront shibboleths in dental school settings.

  9. Cognitive vulnerability and dental fear

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    Spencer A John

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background The Cognitive Vulnerability Model proposes that perceptions of certain characteristics of a situation are critical determinants of fear. Although the model is applicable to all animal, natural environment and situational fears, it has not yet been applied specifically to dental fear. This study therefore aimed to examine the association between dental fear and perceptions of dental visits as uncontrollable, unpredictable and dangerous. Methods The study used a clustered, stratified national sample of Australians aged 15 years and over. All participants were asked in a telephone interview survey to indicate their level of dental fear. Participants who received an oral examination were subsequently provided with a self-complete questionnaire in which they rated their perceptions of uncontrollability, unpredictability and dangerousness associated with dental visiting. Results 3937 participants were recruited. Each of the three vulnerability-related perceptions was strongly associated with the prevalence of high dental fear. In a logistic regression analysis, uncontrollability and dangerousness perceptions were significantly associated with high dental fear after controlling for age and sex. However, unpredictability perceptions did not have a statistically significant independent association with dental fear after controlling for all other variables. Conclusion Results are mostly consistent with the Cognitive Vulnerability Model of the etiology of fear, with perceptions of uncontrollability, unpredictability and dangerousness each showing a strong bivariate relationship with high dental fear prevalence. However, more extensive measures of vulnerability perceptions would be valuable in future investigations.

  10. Medical emergencies in dental practice.

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    Wilson, M H

    2009-06-01

    Serious medical emergencies are fortunately a rare occurrence in the dental practice environment; however, if an emergency situation is encountered a delay in treatment may result in potentially avoidable consequences. The risk of mortality or serious morbidity can be reduced by ensuring that basic emergency equipment and medications are in place, and that the dental team is appropriately trained in basic life support measures. This article aims to provide an overview of the basic emergency medications and equipment that should be present in dental practices, and to discuss specific responses to some of the more common adverse medical events that can present while providing dental treatment.

  11. Dental fear and satisfaction with dental services in Switzerland.

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    Armfield, Jason M; Enkling, Norbert; Wolf, Christian A; Ramseier, Christoph A

    2014-01-01

    Dental satisfaction is associated with continuity of dental care, compliance with dentist advice, and positive health outcomes. It is expected that people with higher dental fear might have less dental satisfaction because of more negative dental experiences. The objective of this study was to examine satisfaction and reasons for satisfaction with dental practitioners in Switzerland and variations by dental fear. A national sample of 1,129 Swiss residents aged 15-74 (mean = 43.2 years) completed a personal interview at their home with questions assessing dental fear, dental service use, general satisfaction with their dentist, and reasons for satisfaction or dissatisfaction. Overall, 47.9 percent of participants responded that they were satisfied with their dentist and 47.6 percent that they were very satisfied. Satisfaction differed significantly by gender, language spoken, region of residence, and educational attainment. Greater dental fear was significantly associated with greater dissatisfaction with the dentist. The percentage of people who were very satisfied with the dentist ranged from 56.0 percent among people with no fear to 30.5 percent for participants with "quite a lot" of fear but was higher (44.4 percent) for people who stated that they were "very much" afraid of the dentist. The most common reasons attributed for satisfaction with dentists were interpersonal characteristics of the dentist and staff. People with "quite a lot" of fear were found to endorse these sentiments least. Although higher dental fear was associated with more dissatisfaction with the dentist, the level of satisfaction among fearful individuals in Switzerland is still high. © 2012 American Association of Public Health Dentistry.

  12. Dental visits and access to dental care among Maryland schoolchildren.

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    Macek, Mark D; Wagner, Mark L; Goodman, Harold S; Manz, Michael C; Marrazzo, Ilise D

    2005-04-01

    Regular dental visits afford an opportunity for dentists to provide preventive services and to diagnose and treat disease. Not all children, however, have equal access to these services. The authors conducted this study to describe access to and utilization of oral health care services for Maryland schoolchildren in kindergarten and third grade. They obtained data from a questionnaire filled out by parents or guardians participating in the Survey of the Oral Health Status of Maryland School Children, 2000-2001 (N = 2,642). Outcome variables included having a dental visit in the last year, prophylaxis in the last year, usual source of medical care and usual source of dental care. Descriptor variables included region, grade, race/ethnicity, eligibility for free or reduced-fee meals, parents' or guardians' education and dental insurance status. Overall, general dental visit and dental prophylaxis visit rates were similar (74.1 and 71.3 percent, respectively). Schoolchildren, however, were more likely to have had a usual source of medical care than of dental care (96.0 and 82.9 percent, respectively). Third graders, those ineligible for free or reduced-fee meals and those with some dental insurance coverage were more likely to have received a prophylaxis in the last year and were more likely to have a usual source of dental care. Non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black schoolchildren also were more likely to have had a usual source of dental care than were Hispanics. Schoolchildren most likely to have received regular preventive dental care were those who had parents or guardians with financial resources. Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) provide safety nets, but these programs could be improved. Dentistry's challenge is to determine which characteristics are unique to those who visit the dentist regularly and use this information to help meet the needs of the underserved.

  13. Problemas bucodentales en pacientes con diabetes mellitus (I): Indice de placa y caries dental

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    Arrieta Blanco, Juan José; Bartolomé Villar, Begoña; Jiménez Martínez, Esther; Saavedra Vallejo, Pilar; Arrieta Blanco, Francisco Jesús

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    La diabetes mellitus es considerada, hoy día, como una de las enfermedades crónicas más frecuentes; por ello, es importante conocer cuales son sus alteraciones más relevantes a nivel bucal. Objetivos: Estudiar los distintos signos y síntomas que presentan los pacientes diabéticos en la cavidad oral. Valorar el estado de higiene oral y la prevalencia de caries dental en una población diabética con respecto a una población control. Diseño del estudio: Hemos realizado ...

  14. Desplazamiento de un implante dental dentro del seno maxilar durante la segunda fase quirúrgica

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    I Gallego Medina; MªA Sánchez Garces; L Berini Aytes; C. Gay Escoda

    2002-01-01

    La rehabilitación bucal de los pacientes con edentulismo parcial o total con implantes dentales tiene amplias indicaciones que en ocasiones se ven limitadas por factores anatómicos y biológicos. Una de las localizaciones en la que frecuentemente puede existir una altura insuficiente de hueso alveolar, ya sea debido a la reabsorción ósea, a la excesiva neumatización del seno maxilar o a ambas causas, es la zona posterior del maxilar superior, lo que además suele ir acompañado de una baja calid...

  15. Analysis of dental implants' biointegration in animals

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    Parshina, Valentina I; Vatnikov, Yury A; Kulikov, Evgeny V; Krasnikov, Alexander V; Annikov, Vyacheslav V; Sotnikova, Elena D

    2016-01-01

    This article presents characterization study of new coatings for dental implants, defines their basic requirements, and discusses the prospects of thermal oxide coatings application in animals' dental implantology...

  16. Mecanobiología de la interfase hueso-implante dental Mechanobiology of bone-dental implant interphase

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    Juan Carlos Vanegas Acosta

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available La osteointegración es la conexión estructural y funcional entre el hueso y un implante. Cuando un implante se inserta en el hueso, se crea la denominada interfase hueso-implante, una zona de unión entre la superficie del biomaterial del implante y el hueso circundante. La cicatrización de esta interfase depende de las condiciones biológicas del hueso, las características de diseño del implante y la distribución de cargas entre hueso e implante. En este artículo se hace una revisión del proceso de cicatrización de la interfase hueso-implante para el caso de un implante dental. El objetivo es describir la secuencia de eventos biológicos iniciados con la lesión causada por la inserción del implante y que concluyen con la formación de nuevo hueso en la interfase. Esta descripción incluye una novedosa clasificación de los fenómenos mecánicos que intervienen durante el proceso de cicatrización de los tejidos lesionados. Esta descripción mecanobiológica de la interfase hueso-implante dental se utiliza para determinar las características más relevantes a tener en cuenta en la formulación de un modelo matemático de la osteointegración de implantes dentales.The osteointegration is the structural and functional connection between bone and implant. When an implant is inserted in bone, it creates the so-called bone-implant interphase, a joint zone between implant biomaterial surface and the surrounding bone. The healing of this interphase depends on bone biological conditions, characteristic of implant design and the distribution of loads between bone and implant. The aim of present article is to review of healing process of bone-implant interphase for a dental implant and also to describe the sequence of biological events beginning with lesion caused by implant insertion and leading to the formation of a new bone in the interphase. This description includes a novel classification of mechanical phenomena present in the healing

  17. Innovation of dental education system for researcher, dentist, dental hygienist and dental technician in Hiroshima University

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    Kurihara, Hidemi

    2006-01-01

    Hiroshima University Faculty of Dentistry's goal is to become the worldwide research and education center in Dentistry. It seems to constitute the dental education by two missions: core and characteristic. Hiroshima University Faculty of Dentistry has clarified their characteristic mission and improved dental education system to reinforce the innovative part of the education. We started two programs to cultivate researchers/educators who will be a world-wide leader of dental research and educ...

  18. The Swedish national dental insurance and dental health care policy

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    Moore, Rod

    1981-01-01

    Sweden initiated a dental health care insurance in 1973. The health insurance is outlined, current problems and political issues are described. The benefits and limitations are described.......Sweden initiated a dental health care insurance in 1973. The health insurance is outlined, current problems and political issues are described. The benefits and limitations are described....

  19. Mandatory Clinical Practice for Dental and Dental Hygiene Faculty.

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    Cameron, Cheryl A.; And Others

    1982-01-01

    Dental and dental hygiene faculty should maintain their clinical skills through regular practice, to improve their ability to relate to students through instruction, provide an additional source of income, and improve their image in the community. Institutional policies fostering and regulating faculty practice plans are suggested. (Author/MSE)

  20. Potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP Laser and Dental Bleaching. Literature review.

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    Consuelo Arce

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT Objective: To determinate if dental bleaching with KTP laser is a safe, effective and efficient technique. The use of KTP laser for dental bleaching was only investigated in combination with a high concentration of hydrogen peroxide (35%. The recommended protocol was: for the use of KTP laser at 3W power and an irradiation time of ten seconds, three to four cycles are needed. For a power of 1W and an irradiation time of thirty seconds the number of cycles is three with a maximum of four. Under these conditions KTP laser bleaching was considered not to alter surface morphology, to have no influence on enamel microhardness, to maintain the pulp temperature within normal values, to obtain lighter tooth color which can be maintained for months (no long term studies were conducted. Because the bleaching effect was obtained in a short period of time and maintained for months, KTP laser bleaching was considered an effective and efficient technique. Conclusion: KTP-assisted dental bleaching is a safe, effective and efficient technique when combined with high concentration of hydrogen peroxide. RESUMEN Láser Potasio-Titanil-Fosfato (KTP y Blanqueamiento Dental. Revisión narrativa.Resumen: Objetivo: Determinar si el blanqueamiento dental con láser KTP es una técnica segura, efectiva y eficiente. El uso de láser KTP para blanqueamiento dental fue solo investigado en combinación con una alta concentración de peróxido de hidrogeno (35%. El protocolo recomendado fue: para el uso de láser KTP a 3W de potencia y un tiempo de irradiación de diez segundos, tres a cuatro repeticiones son necesarias. Para una potencia de 1W y un tiempo de irradiación de treinta segundos, el número de repeticiones son tres con un máximo de cuatro veces. Bajo estas condiciones, el blanqueamiento dental con esta técnica no altera la morfología de la superficie dental, no tiene influencia en la microdureza del esmalte, mantiene la temperatura pulpar dentro de

  1. Ficha de valoración ocupacional para trabajadores en Incapacidad Temporal (IT en el País Vasco: valoración de requerimientos del trabajo en pacientes en IT o al alta

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    Juan Goiria Ormazábal

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Como dice el Libro Blanco sobre vigilancia de la salud, es una actividad propia del ámbito de la medicina del trabajo. Sin embargo, es imprescindible la interdisciplinariedad, puesto que, para llevar adelante esta vigilancia, deberán conocerse las condiciones y riesgos en el trabajo y, a su vez, aportará información capital para la planificación preventiva. La definición de la vigilancia contiene la idea del seguimiento continuo. En este sentido los Servicios de Prevención deben coordinar internamente la actividad entre los técnicos de prevención y los sanitarios en el ámbito de la medicina del trabajo identificando, además de los riesgos para el trabajo, las capacidades requeridas para el mismo ya que, en todo caso, a la medicina del trabajo compete la declaración de aptitud para el mismo.

  2. El tratamiento con implantes dentales postextracción Treatment with postextraction dental implants

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    E. Velasco Ortega

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. El objetivo del presente estudio era mostrar los resultados de del tratamiento con implantes dentales insertados inmediatamente después de la extracción. Métodos. 22 pacientes con pérdida dental unitaria, parcial o total fueron tratados con 82 implantes Microdent® con superficie con chorreado de arena y grabada con ácidos. Todos los implantes fueron insertados inmediatamente después de la extracción correspondiente. Los implantes fueron cargados después de un periodo de cicatrización de 3 meses en la mandíbula o 6 meses en el maxilar superior. Resultados. Los hallazgos clínicos indican una supervivencia y éxito de los implantes del 97,6%. 2 implantes se perdieron durante el periodo de cicatrización. El 73,2% de los implantes fueron insertados en el maxilar. superior mientras que el 26,8% en la mandíbula. Después de un periodo medio de carga funcional de 12 meses, no ha habido complicaciones tardías. Conclusiones. Este estudio indica que los implantes dentales insertados de forma inmediata después de la extracción pueden constituir una alternativa implantológica predecible y exitosa.Introduction. The aim of this study was to report the outcome of treatment with implant inserted immediately after tooth extraction. Methods. 22 patients with single, partially or totally tooth loss were treated with 82 Microdent® sandblasted-etched surface implants. All implants were inserted immediately after tooth extraction. Implants were loaded after a healing free-loading period of 3 months in mandible or 6 months in maxilla. Results. Clinical results indicate a survival and success rate of implants of 97,6%. 2 implants were lost during the healing period. 73.2% of implants were inserted at maxilla while 26.8% were inserted at mandible. After a functioning period of 12 months, no late complications were reported. Conclusions. This study indicate that dental implants inserted immediately after tooth extraction may constitute a

  3. Una mirada casi distante

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    Pablo Francescutti

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available El inicio de una carrera de investigador en Argentina y su difícil continuación en España dan pie al autor para reflexionar sobre la importancia de las redes sociales en entornos académicos, y sobre la posición de orfandad a la que se ve destinado quien carezca de ellas en circunstancias de emigración. El relato de su trayectoria biográfica le sirve asimismo de hilo conductor para repasar las diferencias entre las instituciones universitarias de ambos países, señalar las inevitables transacciones sobre los objetos de estudio que se deben realizar entre las inclinaciones personales y las necesidades de adaptación, y concluir con una reivindicación de las ventajas de cara a la observación social derivadas de vivir a caballo de dos continentes.

  4. UNA MIRADA CASI DISTANTE

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    Pablo Francescutti

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available El inicio de una carrera de investigador en Argentina y su difícil continuación en España dan pie al autor para reflexionar sobre la importancia de las redes sociales en entornos académicos, y sobre la posición de orfandad a la que se ve destinado quien carezca de ellas en circunstancias de emigración. El relato de su trayectoria biográfica le sirve asimismo de hilo conductor para repasar las diferencias entre las instituciones universitarias de ambos países, señalar las inevitables transacciones sobre los objetos de estudio que se deben realizar entre las inclinaciones personales y las necesidades de adaptación, y concluir con una reivindicación de las ventajas de cara a la observación social derivadas de vivir a caballo de dos continentes.

  5. en una muestra mexicana

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    Omar Sánchez-Armass

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se hace un breve recuento histórico del estudio y aplicaciones clínicas de la hipnosis, y se presentan los datos normativos de la Escala Stanford de Susceptibilidad Hipnótica, Forma C, en una muestra de 513 voluntarios mexicanos. Se comparan las propiedades psicométricas de la escala con aquellas reportadas por los estudios normativos realizados en otros países, encontrándose que las propiedades psicométricas de la ESSH:C son comparables a las otras adaptaciones y que la mayoría de los mexicanos tienen una elevada habilidad hipnótica. Se señala la posibilidad de aumentar la calidad y reducir los costos de los servicios de salud.

  6. Music interventions for dental anxiety.

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    Bradt, J; Teague, A

    2016-11-25

    Anxiety is a significant issue in the dental care of adults and children. Dental anxiety often leads to avoidance of dental care which may result in significant deterioration of oral and dental health. Non-pharmacological anxiety management interventions such as music listening are increasingly used in dental care. Although efficacy for music's anxiolytic effects has been established for pre-operative anxiety, findings regarding the use of music listening for dental anxiety are inconclusive, especially for children. The use of music for passive distraction may not be adequate for children and highly anxious adults. Instead, interventions offered by a trained music therapist may be needed to optimize music's anxiolytic impact. Music therapy interventions are individualized to the patient's presenting needs and geared at enhancing patients' active engagement in the management of their anxiety. Interventions may include (i) active refocusing of attention, (ii) music-guided deep breathing, (iii) music-assisted relaxation, and (iv) music-guided imagery. In addition, music therapists can teach patients music-based anxiety management skills prior to dental treatments, offer them the opportunity to express emotions related to the upcoming procedure, and help them gain a sense of control and safety. Clinical guidelines for the use of music listening by dental practitioners are offered.

  7. Dental Chairside Technique. Student's Manual.

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    Apfel, Maura; Weaver, Trudy Karlene

    This manual is part of a series dealing with skills and information needed by students in dental assisting. The individualized student materials are suitable for classroom, laboratory, or cooperative training programs. This student manual contains four units covering the following topics: local anesthesia; dental office emergencies; oral hygiene;…

  8. Drawing Links within Dental Education

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    Wright, J.

    2017-01-01

    This study examines results of a practical drawing task given to a cohort of first year dental surgery students at Kings College Dental Institute, London. It compares and relates their success in drilling and removing caries and pulp tissue from a virtual tooth using the hapTEL virtual learning system, with each individuals' drawing skills.…

  9. Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Handbook.

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    A reference guide to laws, rules, and regulations that govern dentistry and dental hygiene practice in New York State is presented. In addition to identifying licensing requirements/procedures for dentists and dental hygienists, general provisions of Title VIII of the Education Law are covered, along with state management, professional misconduct,…

  10. Dental problems in epileptic patients.

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    Zioło, Anna; Mielnik-Błaszczak, Maria

    2004-01-01

    On the grounds of literature and own clinical experience, pathological changes in epilepitic patients have been described. Dental management procedures in these patients have also been presented. The unquestionable importance of prophylaxis, which may markedly minimize the impact of epilepsy on the incidence of mouth diseases, has been emphasised. It has also been stated that epileptic patients should receive specialised and integrated dental treatment.

  11. [The impact of dental implants

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    Meijer, G.J.

    2013-01-01

    The importance of the introduction of dental implants can only be understood when the historical context is clarified. In the past, the main treatment carried out by dentists consisted of filling or, in unfortunate cases, removal of painful teeth. Only since the introduction of dental implants did

  12. SYSTEMIC DISORDERS AFFECTING DENTAL PATHOLOGY

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    Knezevic R. Milan; Andjelic S. Gordana; Knezevic M. Milena

    2014-01-01

    A retrospective overview of systemic disorders which might be associated with dental pathology is made. They are grouped as follows: (a) congenital dental developmental disorders, (b) chromosomal anomalies, (c) radiations, (d) immune disorders, (e) intoxications, (f) neurological alterations, (g) gastrointestinal diseases, (h) osteodystrophy and associated conditions, (i) skin diseases, (j) metabolic and endocrine disorders, (k) craniofacial malformation syndromes and other congenital g...

  13. Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Handbook.

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    The handbook contains laws, rules, and regulations of the New York State Education Department that govern dentistry and dental hygiene practice in the state. It describes licensure requirements and includes complete application forms and instructions for obtaining license and first registration as a dentist and dental hygienist. Applicants are…

  14. Una filosofia nueva de guitarra

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    Risteski, Ice B

    2006-01-01

    El presente articulo intenta dar una opinion para hacer un nuevo acercamiento a la filosofia de la guitarra, de una manera suficientemente sofisticada, que supere todas las miradas hasta ahora conocidas...

  15. Trichinellosis una zoonosis vigente

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    Elsa Gabriela Chávez Guajardo

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available .- En la presente revisión presentamos una panorámica de la Trichinellosis enfermedad parasitaria cosmopolita y de distribución mundial que afecta prácticamente a todos los mamíferos que su gravedad depende de la carga parasitaria, pero en sus huéspedes aunque no les cause la muerte si disminuye su calidad de vida que desafortunadamente, sigue siendo vigente en este nuevo siglo XXI.

  16. Una suggestione omerica

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    Maria Patrizia Bologna

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available L'aggettivo hygies, da cui è derivato Hygieia, costituisce ancora un mistero etimologico. Le diverse proposte di etimologia non si sottraggono alla tentazione di fare riferimento all’unico uso omerico di hygies in un verso (Il. 8, 524 espunto da Aristarco di Samotracia, una sorta di ‘marmo rifiutato’ come la bella testa di Hygieia delle Terme Milano di Gortyna.

  17. Trichinellosis una zoonosis vigente

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    2006-01-01

    .- En la presente revisión presentamos una panorámica de la Trichinellosis enfermedad parasitaria cosmopolita y de distribución mundial que afecta prácticamente a todos los mamíferos que su gravedad depende de la carga parasitaria, pero en sus huéspedes aunque no les cause la muerte si disminuye su calidad de vida que desafortunadamente, sigue siendo vigente en este nuevo siglo XXI.

  18. una sociedad emergente

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    Derlisiret Rincón M.

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo busca reflexionar por una parte acerca del papel de la ciencia, la tecnología y la educación, como factores de desarrollo de las naciones e intenta responder la interrogante en torno al cómo estas variables contribuirán a la transformación de la realidad social venezolana. Los planteamientos expuestos en este artículo forman parte de una investigación cualitativa que se sustenta en una revisión teórica cuyos resultados indican que existe la posibilidad cierta de construir y alcanzar una Venezuela virtual en los próximos años; es decir, se vislumbra un país interconectado y funcionando a través de redes cuyos individuos estarían capacitados y entrenados en el uso y usufructo de las nuevas tecnologías. Esta visión de país, se basa en la premisa de que la oportuna implementación de la Planificación de Ciencia y Tecnología resultaría instrumento de vinculación de las variables tecnológicas, educativas y científicas, que permiten obtener conocimientos especializados y orientados a la solución de problemas de creciente dimensión global. Tales conocimientos, pudieran generar los cambios sustanciales necesarios en el contexto nacional, para lograr modificar o disminuir el sentido de crecimiento de la brecha o divisoria digital en este entorno

  19. Trichinellosis una zoonosis vigente

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    2006-01-01

    .- En la presente revisión presentamos una panorámica de la Trichinellosis enfermedad parasitaria cosmopolita y de distribución mundial que afecta prácticamente a todos los mamíferos que su gravedad depende de la carga parasitaria, pero en sus huéspedes aunque no les cause la muerte si disminuye su calidad de vida que desafortunadamente, sigue siendo vigente en este nuevo siglo XXI.

  20. Intersexualidad: una mirada feminista

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    Cano Abadía, Mónica

    2012-01-01

    En este artículo se proporciona una perspectiva queer sobre la intersexualidad, teniendo las ideas de Judith Butler como fondo siempre presente para leer a otras tres autoras fundamentales en el estudio de la intersexualidad: Anne Fausto-Sterling, Suzanne Kessler y Alice Dreger. Estas tres autoras realizan interesantes estudios sobre la intersexualidad desde diferentes perspectivas: desde la biología, desde la psicología y desde la historia. Las tres se esfuerzan por cambiar los tratamientos ...

  1. Características generales de la fluorosis dental

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    Josefa Calderón Betancourt

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó una revisión bibliográfica, utilizando los recursos disponibles desde la red infomed, con el objetivo de describir las características generales de la fluorosis dental. Esta es la hipomineralización del esmalte dental y tiene tres formas de presentación: leve, moderada y severa. Su cuadro clínico esta dado principalmente por manchas blanquecinas que cubre una mínima superficie del diente, hasta manchas de color café oscuro y su complicación más temida es la fractura que causa una agresiva y acentuada pérdida de la estructura dentaria. Es causada por el acumulo excesivo de flúor en el diente. Su prevención está encaminada a la administración de flúor sistémico en las diferentes edades y entre las recomendaciones para evitarla se encuentra: usar en lo posible agua con el nivel adecuado de flúor, utilizar pastas de dientes con los contenidos óptimos de flúor, excepto en las zonas con aguas fluoradas y no aplicar las lacas fluoradas a estos niños

  2. Sobre una literatura europea

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    Giuseppe Mazzini

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available "La necesidad de un cambio en la literatura de los pueblos es algo ya demasiado evidente, como para que sea necesario malgastar las palabras. Los acontecimientos, las instituciones, las nuevas creencias, los cambios de costumbres y las pasiones de distinta manera forjadas han creado la necesidad de una nueva literatura que exprese la situación y las opiniones de la civilización moderna; porque la literatura, cuando no se adentra en la vida civil y política de las naciones, es terreno abonado a nimiedades y solo sirve para reblandecer el espíritu". Con estas palabras arranca uno de los textos más célebres de Giuseppe Mazzini, D’una letteratura europea (1829. El texto, que ofrecemos en traducción de Juan Carlos Postigo, es el fruto ya maduro de la experiencia de un Mazzini lector claramente orientado a unir el carácter propio de la literatura a las vicisitudes civiles y políticas, profundizando en conceptos como el arte de la vida de una nación o la importancia de las instituciones en la cultura, superando con ello al mismo tiempo la reductiva óptica del patriotismo de corte romántico.

  3. CRIPTOSPORIDIOSIS: UNA ZOONOSIS PARASITARIA

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    Claudia Vergara

    2004-07-01

    Full Text Available La criptosporidiosis es una enfermedad parasitariaproducida por protozoos coccidios pertenecientes algénero Cryptosporidium. Su importancia se puso demanifiesto a comienzos de los años 1980 por lo quepuede considerarse una patología de conocimientorelativamente reciente, aunque actualmente se hademostrado que es una de las infecciones entéricasmás frecuentes en humanos y animales y un problemade salud pública en todo el mundo (Casemore et al.1997. La especie de mayor interés dentro del género,y a la cual nos referiremos a lo largo de esta revisión,es C. parvum, que se multiplica preferentemente enlas células epiteliales del intestino delgado de losmamíferos desencadenando diarrea por absorción ydigestión deficientes y que debido a su escasaespecificidad de hospedador, puede transmitirseindistintamente entre los mamíferos domésticos y elhombre

  4. una perspectiva financiera

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    Alejandro Esteller

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available La introducción de la cesta impositiva ha sido la principal reforma del sistema de financiación autonómica vigente desde enero de 2002. El objetivo de este trabajo es obtener, a partir de unas necesidades básicas de financiación, su composición óptima para cada una de las CCAA de régimen común y para el gobierno central. La optimalidad de esta cesta se obtiene a partir de la minimización de la varianza de la cesta dado un determinado rendimiento impositivo (Markowitz, 1952 y garantizando, a la vez, la suficiencia financiera en el año base. Los resultados que obtenemos al aplicar tal metodología para el período 2002-07 muestran una relativa heterogeneidad entre las CCAA en la composición de la cesta óptima. Cuando del binomio rentabilidad-riesgo financiero se valoran ambos componentes, los impuestos preferidos son el impuesto sobre hidrocarburos, el impuesto sobre el alcohol y el impuesto sobre el tabaco. Dado que estos impuestos especiales no garantizan la suficiencia financiera, éstos se complementan con participaciones en el IVA y en el IRPF. En los casos extremos en que sólo se valora o bien el componente de riesgo o bien el de rentabilidad, respecto de tales participaciones complementarias, las CCAA prefieren el IVA y el IRPF, respectivamente.

  5. Competition and dental services.

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    Grytten, J; Sørensen, R

    2000-07-01

    Dental services for adults are different from all other Norwegian health services in that they are provided by private producers (dentists) who have full freedom to establish a practice. They have had this freedom since the end of World War II. A further liberalization of the market for dental services occurred in November 1995, when the so-called normal tariff was repealed. The system changed from a fixed fee system to a deregulated fee system. In principle, the market for dental services for adults operates as a free competitive market, in which dentists must compete for a market share. The aim of this study was to study the short-term effects of competition. A comprehensive set of data on fees, practice characteristics, treatment profiles and factors that dentists take into account when determining fees was analysed. The main finding was that competition has a weak effect. No support was found for the theory that the level of fees is the result of monopolistic competition or monopoly. The results also provided some evidence against the inducement hypothesis. At this stage, it is interesting to notice that dentists do not seem to exploit the power they have to control the market. One explanation, which is consistent with the more recent literature, is that physicians' behaviour to a large extent is influenced by professional norms and caring concerns about their patients. Financial incentives are important, but these incentives are constrained by norms other than self-interest. The interpretation of the results should also take into account that the deregulation has operated for a short time and that dentists and patients may not yet have adjusted to changes in the characteristics of the market.

  6. Nanotechnology for dental implants.

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    Tomsia, Antoni P; Lee, Janice S; Wegst, Ulrike G K; Saiz, Eduardo

    2013-01-01

    With the advent of nanotechnology, an opportunity exists for the engineering of new dental implant materials. Metallic dental implants have been successfully used for decades, but they have shortcomings related to osseointegration and mechanical properties that do not match those of bone. Absent the development of an entirely new class of materials, faster osseointegration of currently available dental implants can be accomplished by various surface modifications. To date, there is no consensus regarding the preferred method(s) of implant surface modification, and further development will be required before the ideal implant surface can be created, let alone become available for clinical use. Current approaches can generally be categorized into three areas: ceramic coatings, surface functionalization, and patterning on the micro- to nanoscale. The distinctions among these are imprecise, as some or all of these approaches can be combined to improve in vivo implant performance. These surface improvements have resulted in durable implants with a high percentage of success and long-term function. Nanotechnology has provided another set of opportunities for the manipulation of implant surfaces in its capacity to mimic the surface topography formed by extracellular matrix components of natural tissue. The possibilities introduced by nanotechnology now permit the tailoring of implant chemistry and structure with an unprecedented degree of control. For the first time, tools are available that can be used to manipulate the physicochemical environment and monitor key cellular events at the molecular level. These new tools and capabilities will result in faster bone formation, reduced healing time, and rapid recovery to function.

  7. Dental Forensics: Bitemark Analysis

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    Elza Ibrahim Auerkari

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Forensic odontology (dental forensics can provide useful evidence in both criminal and civil cases, and therefore remains a part of the wider discipline of forensic science. As an example from the toolbox of forensic odontology, the practice and experience on bitemark analysis is reviewed here in brief. The principle of using visible bitemarks in crime victims or in other objects as evidence is fundamentally based on the observation that the detailed pattern of dental imprints tend to be practically unique for each individual. Therefore, finding such an imprint as a bitemark can bear a strong testimony that it was produced by the individual that has the matching dental pattern. However, the comparison of the observed bitemark and the suspected set of teeth will necessarily require human interpretation, and this is not infallible. Both technical challenges in the bitemarks and human errors in the interpretation are possible. To minimise such errors and to maximise the value of bitemark analysis, dedicated procedures and protocols have been developed, and the personnel taking care of the analysis need to be properly trained. In principle the action within the discipline should be conducted as in evidence-based dentristy, i.e. accepted procedures should have known error rates. Because of the involvement of human interpretation, even personal performance statistics may be required from legal expert statements. The requirements have been introduced largely due to cases where false convictions based on bitemark analysishave been overturned after DNA analysis.DOI: 10.14693/jdi.v15i2.76

  8. Alveolitis seca: una revisión de la literatura

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    La alveolitis seca es la complicación posoperatoria más frecuente como resultado de la alteración en la cicatrización de la herida alveolar después de una extracción dental. El manejo de esta afección tiene por objetivo el control del dolor durante el periodo de curación del cuadro, lo cual se logra fundamentalmente mediante medidas paliativas. El objetivo de esta revisión de la literatura es obtener suficiente información sobre las causas y otros factores que podrían estar involucrados en...

  9. Sensibilidad dentaria Dental sensibility

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    2003-01-01

    La sensibilidad dentaria l es un problema común que se presenta entre el 9 y el 30% de la población adulta. La teoría hidrodinámica es aceptada como uno de los mecanismos de inducción de la respuesta pulpar dolorosa, debido a que los estímulos provocan el movimiento del fluido y para ello es necesario que la dentina este expuesta y que los túbulos dentinarios estén abiertos y permeables a la pulpa. Es fundamental realizar el diagnostico diferencial con otras causas de dolor dental e identific...

  10. The american dental dream.

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    Hodges, Nathan

    2015-01-01

    The American Dental Dream-the cultural desire for straight, white teeth-is difficult, if not impossible, for poor and working-class people to achieve. Using ethnographic fiction, autoethnography, poetry, and qualitative interviewing, I brush away the taken-for-granted assumptions about teeth. I explore the personal, relational, and structural consequences of this cultural desire, and show how social class writes itself on our bodies. I write these culture-centered teeth tales to show how one might cope with their teeth.

  11. Diagnóstico y epidemiología de erosión dental Diagnosis and epidemiology of dental erosion

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    Maria Claudia Fajardo Santacruz

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available La erosión dental es la pérdida localizada, crónica y patológica de tejido duro dental. Ésta es causada por soluciones químicas las cuales entran en contacto con los dientes. La apariencia de los dientes erosionados es suave, sedosa y brillante, a veces mate, la superficie del esmalte tiene una ausencia de periquimatíes y esmalte intacto en el margen gingival. Se ha hipotetizado que la banda de esmalte preservado a lo largo del margen vestibular y lingual pudiera ser debido a que algunos remanentes de placa podían actuar como una barrera de difusión para los ácidos. Un diagnóstico temprano de este daño del tejido duro dental es de importancia clínica. El objetivo de este artículo es mostrar algunos aspectos básicos de erosión dental en términos de diagnóstico y epidemiología. Este documento enfatiza sobre factores de riesgo extrínsecos los cuales son discutidos con respecto a su relevancia para el desarrollo de erosión dental. Salud UIS 2011; 43 (2: 179-189Dental erosion is a pathologic, chronic, localized loss of dental hard tissue. It is caused by chemical solutions which come into contact with the teeth. The appearance of eroded teeth is smoothing, silky-glazed, sometimes dull, the enamel surface has an absence of perikymata and intact enamel on the gingival margin. It has been hypothesized that the preserved enamel band along the oral and facial gingival margin could be due to some plaque remnants could act as a diffusion barrier for acids. Early diagnosis of this damage of dental hard tissue is of clinical importance. The aim of this article is to show some basic aspects of dental erosion in terms of diagnosis and epidemiology. This paper emphasize on extrinsic risk factors which are discussed with respect to their relevance for the development of dental erosion. Salud UIS 2011; 43 (2: 179-189

  12. Registro do diagnóstico de enfermagem fadiga em prontuários de pacientes oncológicos Registro del diagnóstico de enfermería fatiga en fichas de pacientes oncológicos Health records of the nursing diagnosis fatigue in cancer patients

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    Maria Isabel Pinto Coelho Gorini

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Identificar o registro de diagnóstico de enfermagem (DE fadiga, as características definidoras e as intervenções de enfermagem em prontuários de pacientes oncológicos internados em hospital. MÉTODOS: Trata-se de um estudo transversal retrospectivo. A coleta de dados foi realizada em 107 prontuários de pacientes com diagnóstico médico de câncer, nos meses de agosto a dezembro de 2007. RESULTADOS: Foi encontrado um DE fadiga representando 0,9%, entretanto, foram encontradas, nas evoluções diárias registradas pelo enfermeiro, as características definidoras do DE fadiga em 15,9% dos prontuários. CONCLUSÃO: Apesar de identificar as características definidoras (sinais e sintomas, os enfermeiros não estabelecem o DE fadiga. Por esta razão, surgem dúvidas quanto à adequação das características definidoras deste diagnóstico Outros estudos sobre esta temática devem ser feitos para aprimorar a assistência de enfermagem ao paciente oncológico.OBJETIVO: Identificar el registro de diagnóstico de enfermería (DE fatiga, también las características definidoras y las intervenciones de enfermería, en fichas de pacientes oncológicos internados en el hospital. METODOS: Se trata de un estudio transversal retrospectivo. La recolección de datos fue realizada en 107 fichas de pacientes con diagnóstico médico de cáncer, en los meses de agosto a diciembre de 2007. RESULTADOS: Fue encontrado un DE de fatiga representando 0,9%, entretanto, fueron encontradas, en las evoluciones diarias registradas por el enfermero, las características definidoras del DE de fatiga en 15,9% de las fichas. CONCLUSIÓN: A pesar de identificar las características definidoras (señales y síntomas, los enfermeros no establecieron el DE de fatiga. Por esta razón, surgen dudas sobre la adecuación de las características definidoras de este diagnóstico Otros estudios sobre esta temática deben ser realizados para perfeccionar la asistencia de

  13. Una metropolitana chiamata "tram"

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    Mariella Zoppi

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Perché il caso-Firenze della tramvia ha avuto un rilievo così forte sui media nazionali? Perché la tramvia (se vogliamo continuare a chiamare così una metropolitana di superficie è parte di un sovvertimento dei valori storici, estetici ed economici della città di cui il sistema di trasporto è solo un frammento. La grande operazione di trasformazione, come viene chiamata dall’Amministrazione comunale, passa per il cambiamento di destinazione e la nuova edificazione di molte aree urbane: dall’area Fiat e da quella dell’ex-officine ferroviarie di Porta a Prato (ormai in fase conclusiva, dall’avvio dell’edificazione privata a Castello (vicenda nota negli anni Ottanta come “Fondiaria” a quelle di aree di minori dimensioni che interessano ex-cinema o teatri (è di questi giorni il destino dell’attuale Teatro comunale che si mutano in abitazioni pregiate o di fabbriche dismesse che si trasformano, con il loro carico volumetrico pressoché intatto (a pareggiare i conti ci pensa la “perequazione”, in parcheggi in struttura (semi-vuoti perché mal collocati, residenze, uffici, alberghi e quant’altro possa essere “utile” ad una città invecchiata che ha perso, centomila abitanti fra il 1971 ed il 2001, passando da una popolazione di 457.803 a una di 356.118. Come nel resto del Paese, anche a Firenze, non esiste più un dibattito pubblico che riporti gli umori della città all’interno delle vicende politiche e amministrative, e dunque tutto avviene fra l’indifferenza delle cronache locali che sembrano più interessate alle dichiarazioni di questo o quel personaggio che alla effettiva trasmissione delle informazioni. Le notizie circolano sulla rete, veicolate dai comitati (ormai c’è un comitato di cittadini per ogni strada o problema, che vive separatamente dagli amministratori e diventano patrimonio di quanti abbiano una sia pur minima alfabetizzazione informatica.

  14. [Dental prostheses and dental impressions from a hygienic viewpoint].

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    Engelhardt, J P

    1986-12-01

    Dentures, dental impressions, removable orthodontic appliances and all dental technical devices, which are part of any dental treatment are parts as well of a potential crosscontamination chain in dental treatment. Most of those items do not tolerate heat as a sure sterilization medium. For disinfection, chemical disinfectant solutions may be used as far as they work properly and as they are tolerated by the materials in question. Though, one can report some progress in disinfection of dentures and impressions, there are still questions open depending on safety and/or compatibility of the particular materials. For disinfection of removable dentures chlorine-yielding preparations such as Maranon can be recommended. Peracid preparations, such as Sekusept, Sekusept steril and Dentavon may be useful for disinfection of dental impressions. To do the possible means to reduce the infection risk for all persons involved in the dental treatment, patient, dentist, dental technician and all auxiliary persons. This includes both, active hygiene provisions as sterilization and disinfection, as well as possible passive self protection.

  15. 21 CFR 872.6390 - Dental floss.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 8 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dental floss. 872.6390 Section 872.6390 Food and... DENTAL DEVICES Miscellaneous Devices § 872.6390 Dental floss. (a) Identification. Dental floss is a... between the teeth to reduce tooth decay. The fibers of the device may be coated with wax for easier...

  16. 21 CFR 872.3700 - Dental mercury.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 8 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dental mercury. 872.3700 Section 872.3700 Food and... DENTAL DEVICES Prosthetic Devices § 872.3700 Dental mercury. (a) Identification. Dental mercury is a device composed of mercury intended for use as a component of amalgam alloy in the restoration of...

  17. Dental Therapy Assistant: Effect on Team Productivity.

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    Heid, Theodore H.

    The U.S. Army Dental Corps has implemented a formal program based on the concept that dental care can be more efficiently and effectively provided with treatment teams composed of one dental officer, two dental therapy assistants (DTAs), one basic assistant, and the shared support of other auxiliary personnel. Such a team will use three dental…

  18. 21 CFR 872.3275 - Dental cement.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 8 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dental cement. 872.3275 Section 872.3275 Food and... DENTAL DEVICES Prosthetic Devices § 872.3275 Dental cement. (a) Zinc oxide-eugenol—(1) Identification... filling or as a base cement to affix a temporary tooth filling, to affix dental devices such as crowns or...

  19. Intergrated dental care in nursing homes

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    Gerritsen, P.F.M.

    2015-01-01

    The thesis deals with integrated dental care in nursing homes. First, the dental treatment needs were ascertained of 432 residents in three Dutch nursing homes that offer integrated dental care. Dentist researchers intra-orally examined the residents and found that 72% required dental treatment.

  20. Intergrated dental care in nursing homes

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    Gerritsen, P.F.M.

    2015-01-01

    The thesis deals with integrated dental care in nursing homes. First, the dental treatment needs were ascertained of 432 residents in three Dutch nursing homes that offer integrated dental care. Dentist researchers intra-orally examined the residents and found that 72% required dental treatment. How

  1. Dental photography today. Part 1: basic concepts

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    CASAGLIA, A.; DE DOMINICIS, P.; ARCURI, L.; GARGARI, M.; OTTRIA, L.

    2015-01-01

    SUMMARY This paper is the first article in a new series on digital dental photography. Part 1 defines the aims and objectives of dental photography for examination, diagnosis and treatment planning, legal and forensic documentation, publishing, education, marketing and communication with patients, dental team members, colleagues and dental laboratory. PMID:28042424

  2. Developing core dental public health competencies for predoctoral dental and dental hygiene students.

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    Mascarenhas, Ana Karina; Atchison, Kathryn Ann

    2015-01-01

    Dental professionals are an "underutilized" workforce, when it comes to advocating for prevention and wellness in populations. The goal of this HRSA-funded project is to develop dental public health (DPH) competencies and curriculum for US predoctoral dental and dental hygiene programs. These competencies and accompanying curriculum are designed to better prepare the oral health workforce to meet the needs of the entire population, including the chronically underserved, those challenged by poor health literacy, or communities encountering barriers to accessing oral health care. By increasing the DPH competency of all graduating dental providers, in population-based approaches to preventing oral diseases rather than the existing exclusive focus on treatment, the number of providers who can respond to a population or the public's unmet needs and challenges, both in private practices and publicly supported clinics, will increase. This paper describes the competency development process and the eight competencies that were identified.

  3. Mapeo cromático dental a partir de imágenes digitales

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    Josué González Sandoval

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available El mapeo cromático dental es una técnica que consiste en la estimación de las características ópticas de la dentadura del paciente. Su objetivo es crear un mapa de tonalidades que facilite, al especialista, la elección de resinas o cerámicas a utilizar en la restauración de piezas dentales. Actualmente, el mapeo cromático se realiza comparando directamente la dentadura del paciente contra una guía de colores. Dicho procedimiento se ve afectado por diferentes factores como: condiciones ambientales, características del paciente, percepción del especialista, entre otras, lo que involucra un alto grado de subjetividad. En el presente trabajo se describe un método para el mapeo cromático dental a partir de imágenes digitales. El principal objetivo de esta propuesta es reducir la subjetividad en la selección de los materiales para la reconstrucción de piezas dentales, y en un futuro, desarrollar una herramienta que realice este trabajo automáticamente.

  4. Dental caries: Therapeutic possibilities

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    Perić Tamara

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Contemporary tendencies in dentistry are based on the concept of maximal protection of healthy tooth tissues. Caries removal has been done traditionally with mechanical rotary instruments that are fast and precise. However, conventional cavity preparation has potential adverse effects to the pulp due to heat, pressure and vibrations. Moreover, drilling often causes pain and requires local anaesthesia, and these procedures are frequently perceived as unpleasant. Etiology, development and prevention of dental caries are better understood today and new restorative materials that bond micromechanically and/or chemically to dental tissues have been introduced. Thus, development of a new, less destructive caries removal technique is allowed. In the last decades, many alternative methods have been introduced in an attempt to replace rotary instruments. These are claimed to be efficient and selective for diseased tissues and to offer comfortable treatment to the patients. New methods include air abrasion, air polishing, ultrasonic, polymer burs, enzymes, systems for chemo-mechanical caries removal, and lasers. The aim of this paper was to discuss various caries removal techniques and possibilities of their use in clinical practice. Based on the literature review it can be concluded that none of the new caries removal methods can completely replace conventional rotary instruments.

  5. [Dental anatomy of dogs].

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    Sarkisian, E G

    2014-12-01

    The aim of the research was to investigate dog teeth anatomy as animal model for study of etiopathogenesis of caries disease and physiological tooth wear in human. After examining the dog's dental system, following conclusions were drawn: the dog has 42 permanent teeth, which are distributed over the dental arches not equally, and so the upper dentition consists of 20, and the lower of 22 teeth. The largest are considered upper fourth premolar and lower first molars, which are called discordant teeth. Between discordant teeth and fangs a dog has an open bite, which is limited to the top and bottom conical crown premolar teeth. Thus, in the closed position of the jaws, behind this occlusion is limited by discordant teeth, just in contact are smaller in size two molars. Only large dog's molars in a valid comparison can be likened to human molars, which allows us to use them in an analog comparison between them with further study of the morphological features ensure durability short-crown teeth and their predisposition to caries.

  6. History of dental caries and need for dental treatment of children with visual disabilities, Chile, 2014.

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    Marco Guidotti

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumen: Objetivo: Determinar la historia de caries y la necesidad de tratamiento odontológico de niños con discapacidad visual entre 6-12 años, pertenecientes a Escuelas Especiales de Chile, el año 2014. Material y método: Estudio observacional descriptivo de corte transversal. Se examinaron niños con discapacidad visual de escuelas especiales en Chile, según los criterios de la OMS, para obtener el ceod, COPD y la necesidad de tratamiento. Se registraron las lesiones de esmalte clínicamente detectables en superficies cavitadas y no cavitadas. Los resultados se analizaron mediante estadística descriptiva. Resultados: 94 niños fueron examinados, pertenecientes a 7 escuelas especiales. El ceod promedio fue 2,05 (SD ± 2,6 y el COPD fue de 0,96 (SD ± 1,3. A los 6 años el ceod/COPD fue de 3/0 respectivamente. A los 12 años el ceod fue 0,17 y COPD fue 1,42. La prevalencia de caries fue de 56,3%. El 95% necesita sellantes, el 50% necesita a lo menos una restauración de una cara, y el 29% una restauración de 2 o más superficies. En cuanto a las lesiones de esmalte, el 34% de los niños presentaban al menos una lesión no cavitada y un 48% de ellos tenían una lesión cavitada.Conclusión: La historia de caries es similar a lo descrito en la población general, sin embargo, existe una alta necesidad de tratamiento preventivo. Es necesario realizar más investigaciones que permitan esclarecer si poseen un mayor riesgo cariogénico debido a su alteración visual, para así establecer estrategias promocionales/preventivas efectivas. Abstract: Objective: To determine the history of dental caries and the need for dental treatment of children with visual disabilities 6-12 years, belonging to Chile Special Schools, 2014.Material and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional observational study. The target population was children with visual disabilities in special schools in Chile. A clinical examination was performed to obtain a deft, DMFT and

  7. Does dental health education affect inequalities in dental health?

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    Schou, L; Wight, C

    1994-01-01

    The aim of the study was to evaluate the Lothian 1991 dental health campaigns on 5-year-old schoolchildren's oral hygiene and gingival health in relation to deprivation. A stratified random sample of 486 children was selected from 92 primary schools in the city of Edinburgh. Clinical examinations......-home materials were distributed to all children. Dental officers provided 20 minute information sessions for each class and encouraged teachers to continue dental health activities within the classes. For the purpose of the evaluation, schools were categorised as deprived and non-deprived according...

  8. Dental coping strategies, general anxiety, and depression among adult patients with dental anxiety but with different dental-attendance patterns.

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    Bernson, Jenny M; Elfström, Magnus L; Hakeberg, Magnus

    2013-06-01

    The aim of the present study was to investigate dental coping strategies, general anxiety, and depression in relation to regularity of dental treatment among persons with either regular dental care or phobic avoidance, whilst controlling for sociodemographic factors. Psychometric questionnaires on dental anxiety, dental coping strategies, general anxiety, and depression were delivered to 263 adult patients with dental phobic avoidance behavior who were seeking help from a specialized dental fear clinic and to 141 adult patients with dental anxiety who were receiving regular dental care from various public dental clinics. The results showed that the levels of dental and general anxiety and of depression were significantly higher among irregular attendees compared with regular attendees. Irregular attendees admitted fewer adaptive coping strategies. Predictive of irregular dental care were gender, dental anxiety, general anxiety, and the nonuse of the coping strategy 'optimism'. This study further confirms earlier preliminary results that the use of optimistic thinking is predictive for regular dental attendance habits and that male gender is a risk factor for irregular attendance. Moreover, this study adds that a high level of general anxiety indicates a higher risk for irregular dental care.

  9. Fluoruro en aguas minerales naturales envasadas en España y prevención de la caries dental

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    Francisco Maraver

    2015-01-01

    Conclusiones: Las concentraciones de fluoruro en las aguas minerales naturales comercializadas en España muestran una gran variabilidad. Dado el creciente consumo de las aguas minerales naturales en España, este tipo de información es de suma importancia para poder hacer una correcta utilización de flúor en la prevención primaria de la caries dental.

  10. Traumatismos dentales en dentición permanente.

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    Mallqui Herrada, Luis Lincoln; Facultad de Estomatología de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,; Hernández-Añaños, Juan Felipe; Facultad de Estomatología de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,

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    Los traumatismos dentales en los últimos años han mostrado una alta predominancia reportada en estudios poblacionales, siendo la edad principalmente comprometida entre los 8 y 12 años, afectandomayormente al sexo masculino, por lo que representa actualmente un serio problema de salud pública.Se clasifican en fracturas coronarias, luxaciones y avulsiones Estos traumatismos son causadas en su mayoría por caídas y actividades deportivas como el ciclismo, siendo las fracturas coronarias no compli...

  11. Traumatismos dentales en dentición permanente.

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    Mallqui Herrada, Luis Lincoln; Facultad de Estomatología de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,; Hernández-Añaños, Juan Felipe; Facultad de Estomatología de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima,

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    Los traumatismos dentales en los últimos años han mostrado una alta predominancia reportada en estudios poblacionales, siendo la edad principalmente comprometida entre los 8 y 12 años, afectandomayormente al sexo masculino, por lo que representa actualmente un serio problema de salud pública.Se clasifican en fracturas coronarias, luxaciones y avulsiones Estos traumatismos son causadas en su mayoría por caídas y actividades deportivas como el ciclismo, siendo las fracturas coronarias no compli...

  12. Una perspectiva latinoamericana

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    Jaime Torres Guillén

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se ensaya la idea de la desobediencia civil como praxis desde una perspectiva del continente americano. Al hacer alusión al término civil, se plantea la importancia de teorizar sobre la categoría de sociedad civil en conjunto con los conceptos de democracia y praxis. Esto con el objeto de explicitar la justificación de la desobediencia civil dentro de las sociedades democráticas y la posibilidad de extender dicha desobediencia al terreno de la praxis social más allá de la concepción liberal.

  13. Hacia una publicidad solidaria

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    Barcala Calvo, Ignacio; Matilla, Concepción

    2000-01-01

    Podemos decir que actualmente los medios de comunicación ejercen una enorme influencia sobre nosotros. Los informativos definen lo que es la realidad para buena parte de la población y la publicidad marca hábitos de consumo y crea actitudes ante la vida. Esta reflexión pretende analizar críticamente el modelo educativo que nos ofrece la publicidad, encaminado hacia la rentabilidad, la utilidad y el éxito de la sociedad de mercado, como valores primordiales que debemos mantener y proponer, des...

  14. Ecuador: una democracia inestable

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    Juan J. Paz y Miño Cepeda

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    Full Text Available En 1979, tras una década de dictaduras militares, se inició la fase constitucional más larga en la historia del Ecuador. Ésta se levantó sobre las herencias del pasado y se caracterizó, de manera fundamental, por el tránsito desde un modelo estatal-desarrollista hacia uno de tipo empresarial, por el aparecimiento de nuevos agentes sociales, el multipartidismo político, la regionalización nacional, la presencia multicultural y la inserción del país en nuevas relaciones internacionales. Pero esos procesos trajeron como consecuencias centrales: la edificación de una economía inequitativa, una sociedad tensionada, la desestructuración institucional, la precarización del trabajo y la debilidad con la que la nación ha enfrentado el nuevo mundo unipolar. Todo ello ha configurado un cuadro de riesgos para la incipiente democracia. El Ecuador contemporáneo tiene, por tanto, una serie de desafíos económicos, sociales y políticos para escapar a la inestabilidad que ha acompañado a la construcción de su modernización democrática.___________________ABSTRACT:In 1979, after one decade of military dictatorships, the longest constitutional phase in the history of Ecuador was initiated. It was built upon the inheritance of the past and can be fundamentally characterized by the transition from a model that focused on the state as developing the economy (State-model to a model that focused on private business (enterprise-model. The appearance of new social agents, a multiparty system, national regionalization, multicultural presence and the country´s new international relationships are processes which show some important consequences: the establishment of an unequal economy, a society under tension, the breakdown of institutional structures, the vulnerability of working conditions and the weakness with which the nation faced the new polarized world. All this might put into danger this incipient democracy. And this is why Ecuador in these

  15. una propuesta de indicadores

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    Noemí Luján Ponce

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available La tecnología reviste características de neutralidad, eficiencia, transparencia y regularidad. Factores que hoy día resultan relevantes para realizar procesos electorales confiables. Las redistritaciones electorales en México 1996 y 2005 resultan casos paradigmáticos en relación a la cristalización de la tecnología como una mediación para la construcción de acuerdos entre los partidos y las autoridades electorales. Se ofrecen cinco indicadores para comparar ambos procesos de distritación.

  16. Dental considerations in patients with respiratory problems.

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    Claramunt Lozano, Ariadna; Sarrión Pérez, María Gracia; Gavaldá Esteve, Carmen

    2011-01-01

    Many respiratory disorders can compromise routine dental care and require special treatment for the affected patients. Patients often visit the dental clinic with respiratory problems already diagnosed by other specialists. The dental professional therefore must provide correct dental care in the context of such a diagnosis. The present study offers a literature review of those respiratory disorders which can have implications for dental care. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (CO...

  17. Incidence of dental caries in chronic urticaria

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    Kaur Surrinder

    1991-01-01

    Full Text Available Three hundred patients of chronic urticaria were screened for dental affections. Sixty two (20.66% patients were detected to have dental caries. Among the control group which com-prised of 100 patients, 20% had dental caries. There was thus no increased incidence of dental caries among patients with urticaria. Only 2 patients had remission of urticaria following treat-ment of caries. Dental caries therefore is probably not a cause of chronic urticaria.

  18. A Survey of Civilian Dental Computer Systems.

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    1988-01-01

    r.arketplace, the orthodontic community continued to pioneer clinical automation through diagnosis, treat- (1) patient registration, identification...profession." New York State Dental Journal 34:76, 1968. 17. Ehrlich, A., The Role of Computers in Dental Practice Management. Champaign, IL: Colwell...Council on Dental military dental clinic. Medical Bulletin of the US Army Practice. Report: Dental Computer Vendors. 1984 Europe 39:14-16, 1982. 19

  19. Community dental clinics: providers' perspectives.

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    Wallace, Bruce B; MacEntee, Michael I; Harrison, Rosamund; Hole, Rachelle; Mitton, Craig

    2013-06-01

    Not-for-profit community dental clinics attempt to address the inequities of oral health care for disadvantaged communities, but there is little information about how they operate. The objective of this article is to explain from the perspective of senior staff how five community dental clinics in British Columbia, Canada, provide services. The mixed-methods case study included the five not-for-profit dental clinics with full-time staff who provided a wide range of dental services. We conducted open-ended interviews to saturation with eight senior administrative staff selected purposefully because of their comprehensive knowledge of the development and operation of the clinics and supplemented their information with a year's aggregated data on patients, treatments, and operating costs. The interview participants described the benefits of integrating dentistry with other health and social services usually within community health centres, although they doubted the sustainability of the clinics without reliable financial support from public funds. Aggregated data showed that 75% of the patients had either publically funded or no coverage for dental services, while the others had employer-sponsored dental insurance. Financial subsidies from regional health authorities allowed two of the clinics to treat only patients who are economically vulnerable and provide all services at reduced costs. Clinics without government subsidies used the fees paid by some patients to subsidize treatment for others who could not afford treatment. Not-for-profit dental clinics provide dental services beyond pain relief for underserved communities. Dental services are integrated with other health and community services and located in accessible locations. However, all of the participants expressed concerns about the sustainability of the clinics without reliable public revenues. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  20. Características del Self en Pacientes con Trastorno Obsesivo compulsivo: una aproximación desde Enfoque Integrativo Supraparadigmatico

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    Texia Bejer Tajmuch

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available En la presente investigación, se intenta comprender el trastorno Obsesivo Compulsivo (TOC más allá de los síntomas, como una forma de planear estrategias de intervención diferentes y que ayuden a aliviar el sufrimiento de los pacientes. Este trastorno presentaría una prevalencia aproximada entre un 1.5% y un 3% con variaciones en diferentes ciudades, por lo que es alta la presencia de él, sin embargo, la consulta por éste es baja, ya que el trastorno en sí conlleva vergüenza y miedo, afectando así a la persona en su identidad, en como el sujeto se aproxima al mundo, como desea que la vida sea para él. Se toma el marco referencial del Enfoque Integrativo Suprapradigmático, especialmente las funciones del Self propuestas por éste enfoque. La investigación es descriptiva y pretende caracterizar las funciones del Self de pacientes con TOC, la muestra es de 18 pacientes de un centro de atención psicológica de la ciudad de Santiago de Chile y que responden la Ficha de Evaluación Clínica Integral (FECI.

  1. Initial dental needs and a projection of needed dental capacity in the Iowa Department of Corrections.

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    Ringgenberg, Wendy J

    2011-04-01

    The dental health data for the Iowa Department of Corrections (IDOC) inmate population were analyzed to better understand dental health issues experienced by inmates and IDOC's system for responding to those dental needs. Each inmate is given a dental health assessment upon admission to Iowa's prison system. These data were analyzed for frequency of dental health needs and frequency of dental health services. In addition, emergency dental health services were analyzed. The findings show that each inmate has approximately 7.6 dental codes, including the initial exam, dental services provided, and dental needs not yet addressed. When reviewing only dental needs (and not the initial exam), 32% (5,110) identified dental needs were completed and 66% (10,572) were not.

  2. Prótesis dental en el paciente anciano: aspectos relevantes

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    Almeida, Erika Oliveira de; Alumno de Maestría en Odontología, área de Prótesis Dental. Facultad de Odontología de Araçatuba - FOA. Universidad Estadual Paulista - UNESP. Sao Paulo,; Silva, Eulália Maria Martins da; Docente de Odontogeriatria. Facultad de Odontología de Araçatuba - FOA. Universidad Estadual Paulista - UNESP. Sao Paulo,; Falcón Antenucci, Rosse Mary; Alumno de Maestría en Odontología, área de Prótesis Dental. Facultad de Odontología de Araçatuba - FOA. Universidad Estadual Paulista - UNESP. Sao Paulo,; Freitas Junior, Amílcar Chagas; Alumno de Maestría en Odontología, área de Prótesis Dental. Facultad de Odontología de Araçatuba - FOA. Universidad Estadual Paulista - UNESP. Sao Paulo,

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    Para el paciente anciano la prótesis dental es una integradora familiar, social, mantenedora de la salud general y elevadora de la expectativa de vida. Algunos cambios fisiológicos, patológicos y funcionales que ocurren con los elementos dentales en la tercera edad pueden repercutir en el tratamiento protésico. La siguiente revisión de literatura destaca los aspectos  fundamentales que deben ser considerados en el tratamiento protésico de pacientes ancianos. Se destacan las particularidades d...

  3. Bifosfonatos e implantes dentales, ¿son incompatibles? Revisión de la literatura

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    Manuel Moreno-Sánchez; Florencio Monje Gil; Raúl González-García; Damián Manzano Solo de Zaldívar

    2016-01-01

    Introducción: La osteonecrosis de los maxilares ha sido descrita en pacientes que toman bifosfonatos y han sido sometidos a cirugía dentoalveolar. Actualmente, la terapia con bifosfonatos e implantes dentales es un tratamiento muy común en adultos. Objetivos: Evaluar, a través de una revisión de la literatura, si la osteointegración del implante dental podría disminuir en pacientes que toman bifosfonatos orales o intravenosos. Además, se analiza el riesgo que tienen estos pacientes de desa...

  4. Bifosfonatos e implantes dentales, ¿son incompatibles? Revisión de la literatura

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    Manuel Moreno-Sánchez; Florencio Monje Gil; Raúl González-García; Damián Manzano Solo de Zaldívar

    2016-01-01

    Introducción: La osteonecrosis de los maxilares ha sido descrita en pacientes que toman bifosfonatos y han sido sometidos a cirugía dentoalveolar. Actualmente, la terapia con bifosfonatos e implantes dentales es un tratamiento muy común en adultos. Objetivos: Evaluar, a través de una revisión de la literatura, si la osteointegración del implante dental podría disminuir en pacientes que toman bifosfonatos orales o intravenosos. Además, se analiza el riesgo que tienen estos pacientes de desa...

  5. Roughness Measurement of Dental Materials

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    Shulev Assen

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a roughness measurement of zirconia ceramics, widely used for dental applications. Surface roughness variations caused by the most commonly used dental instruments for intraoral grinding and polishing are estimated. The applied technique is simple and utilizes the speckle properties of the scattered laser light. It could be easily implemented even in dental clinic environment. The main criteria for roughness estimation is the average speckle size, which varies with the roughness of zirconia. The algorithm used for the speckle size estimation is based on the normalized autocorrelation approach.

  6. Roughness Measurement of Dental Materials

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    Shulev, Assen; Roussev, Ilia; Karpuzov, Simeon; Stoilov, Georgi; Ignatova, Detelina; See, Constantin von; Mitov, Gergo

    2016-06-01

    This paper presents a roughness measurement of zirconia ceramics, widely used for dental applications. Surface roughness variations caused by the most commonly used dental instruments for intraoral grinding and polishing are estimated. The applied technique is simple and utilizes the speckle properties of the scattered laser light. It could be easily implemented even in dental clinic environment. The main criteria for roughness estimation is the average speckle size, which varies with the roughness of zirconia. The algorithm used for the speckle size estimation is based on the normalized autocorrelation approach.

  7. Dental implants in growing children

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    S K Mishra

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The replacement of teeth by implants is usually restricted to patients with completed craniofacial growth. The aim of this literature review is to discuss the use of dental implants in normal growing patients and in patients with ectodermal dysplasia and the influence of maxillary and mandibular skeletal and dental growth on the stability of those implants. It is recommended that while deciding the optimal individual time point of implant insertion, the status of skeletal growth, the degree of hypodontia, and extension of related psychological stress should be taken into account, in addition to the status of existing dentition and dental compliance of a pediatric patient.

  8. Library service to dental practitioners.

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    Ashin, E R

    1983-01-01

    Dental school libraries offer resources of value to dental practitioners, but do not always consider practitioners to be primary clientele. A survey was conducted among the sixty U.S. dental school libraries to examine policies and attitudes toward service to practitioners. Although library use by dentists is estimated to be low, most libraries are willing to serve them as long as it does not reduce the libraries' ability to assist students and faculty. Of the respondents, 57% replied that they do not use promotional methods to inform dentists of available services. Greater involvement in marketing activities may benefit both libraries and dentists. PMID:6652300

  9. Una finestra sul polo

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    Graziella Busso

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Rabbia, dolore, incredulità si mescolano in un turbinio di emozioni quando, dalle affissioni che quasi quotidianamente si danno il cambio, si legge il necrologio di un “qualcuno” che sappiamo ucciso dal cancro. E pensiamo che, ancora e forse per tanto tempo, potremmo essere più fortunati. E non c’è pace, non c’è consolazione per quei giorni di vita vissuta, strappata, stropicciata, rubata da un mostro che non sempre è possibile sconfiggere finché non subentra la stanchezza, la rassegnazione, la secchezza delle ghiandole lacrimali. Unico strumento per cercare di “cambiare le cose”, per quanto difficile possa sembrare farlo, è combattere, perché la lotta per un ambiente più vivibile sarà una conquista per noi e per i nostri figli, un’eredità che non ha prezzo. La voglia di “gridare” la sofferenza di chi vive la realtà di uno sviluppo insostenibile si è da tempo trasformata ad Augusta in una battaglia di sensibilizzazione alla ormai annosa problematica e nel profondo desiderio di raccontare, far conoscere, testimoniare emozioni, desideri, sogni di chi vive in prima persona o ha vissuto la malattia di un proprio caro perché tutto questo possa servire a spingere verso quel mutamento culturale, storico, ambientale a cui tutti noi agogniamo.

  10. Una Colombia imaginada

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    Miguel A. Ramiro Avilés

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    Full Text Available José Antonio Osorio Lizarazo, José Félix Fuenmayor y Manuel Francisco Sliger Vergara escribieron, respectivamente, Barranquilla 2132, Una triste aventura de 14 sabios y Viajes interplanetarios en Zepelines que tendrán lugar el año 2009. Se trata de tres novelas de ciencia ficción que fueron publicadas en Colombia en la década de 1930. En estas obras se perfila una Colombia imaginada, muchas veces deseada y, por suerte o desgracia, nunca alcanzada. El objetivo de este texto es presentar las propuestas de reforma política anunciadas por estos tres autores en sus obras de ciencia ficción, centrando la atención en la obra de José Antonio Osorio Lizarazo por ser la más compleja y elaborada de las tres, así como por estar directamente ligada al pensamiento político de Jorge Eliécer Gaitán.

  11. Una Colombia imaginada

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    Miguel A. Ramiro Avilés

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    Full Text Available José Antonio Osorio Lizarazo, José Félix Fuenmayor y Manuel Francisco Sliger Vergara escribieron, respectivamente, Barranquilla 2132, Una triste aventura de 14 sabios y Viajes interplanetarios en Zepelines que tendrán lugar el año 2009. Se trata de tres novelas de ciencia ficción que fueron publicadas en Colombia en la década de 1930. En estas obras se perfila una Colombia imaginada, muchas veces deseada y, por suerte o desgracia, nunca alcanzada. El objetivo de este texto es presentar las propuestas de reforma política anunciadas por estos tres autores en sus obras de ciencia ficción, centrando la atención en la obra de José Antonio Osorio Lizarazo por ser la más compleja y elaborada de las tres, así como por estar directamente ligada al pensamiento político de Jorge Eliécer Gaitán.

  12. Dental responsibility loadings and the relative value of dental services.

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    Teusner, D N; Ju, X; Brennan, D S

    2017-09-01

    To estimate responsibility loadings for a comprehensive list of dental services, providing a standardized unit of clinical work effort. Dentists (n = 2500) randomly sampled from the Australian Dental Association membership (2011) were randomly assigned to one of 25 panels. Panels were surveyed by questionnaires eliciting responsibility loadings for eight common dental services (core items) and approximately 12 other items unique to that questionnaire. In total, loadings were elicited for 299 items listed in the Australian Dental Schedule 9th Edition. Data were weighted to reflect the age and sex distribution of the workforce. To assess reliability, regression models assessed differences in core item loadings by panel assignment. Estimated loadings were described by reporting the median and mean. Response rate was 37%. Panel composition did not vary by practitioner characteristics. Core item loadings did not vary by panel assignment. Oral surgery and endodontic service areas had the highest proportion (91%) of services with median loadings ≥1.5, followed by prosthodontics (78%), periodontics (76%), orthodontics (63%), restorative (62%) and diagnostic services (31%). Preventive services had median loadings ≤1.25. Dental responsibility loadings estimated by this study can be applied in the development of relative value scales. © 2017 Australian Dental Association.

  13. TQM in dental practice.

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    Harr, R

    2001-01-01

    Society now expects more from its doctors and dentists, and these increasing demands can be summed up in one relatively new term for the medical profession: "quality management" (QM). Doctors and dentists formerly took the view that their performance could be assessed solely on the basis of their technical skills, ethics and expertise, but are now confronted with a new social imperative, from outside the profession--quality management. The author, prize-winner of the European Quality Award 2000 describes his approach to introduce the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Excellence Model in his dental practice. He shows that the EFQM model is well suited as a basis for a quality management system in healthcare.

  14. DENTAL FLUOROSIS IN CHILDREN

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    K. Imandel

    1975-06-01

    Full Text Available Some children of Borazjan area have minute white flecks, yellow or brown spot areas scattered irregularly over the tooth surface, the causative factor was attributed to excess of fluoride in water. To verify this matter short chemical examination of water samples from endemic area was carried out. The results of water analysis by colorimetric method, using zirconium a1izarin reagent after distillation the samples, showed that the average mount of fluoride of Borazjan and the mixture of treated. Water of Boshigan River with water piped of Borazjan wells were 4 and 2 times respectively more than recommended control limits for fluoride and confirmed that this was the causative agent of mottled, teeth (Dental Fluorosis.

  15. Biofilm and Dental Biomaterials

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    Marit Øilo

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available All treatment involving the use of biomaterials in the body can affect the host in positive or negative ways. The microbiological environment in the oral cavity is affected by the composition and shape of the biomaterials used for oral restorations. This may impair the patients’ oral health and sometimes their general health as well. Many factors determine the composition of the microbiota and the formation of biofilm in relation to biomaterials such as, surface roughness, surface energy and chemical composition, This paper aims to give an overview of the scientific literature regarding the association between the chemical, mechanical and physical properties of dental biomaterials and oral biofilm formation, with emphasis on current research and future perspectives.

  16. Una investigacion accion participativa en una comunidad rural de Mexico

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    Arellano, Rubi; Suarez, Sergio; Balcazar, Fabricio E; Alvarado, Francisco

    2015-01-01

    .... Aunque las intervenciones comunitarias tienen la intencion de mejorar las desigualdades sociales y economicas, todavia hay una necesidad de evaluar los resultados de la Investigacion Accion Participativa (IAP...

  17. Lip Lifting: Unveiling Dental Beauty.

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    Stanley, Kyle; Caligiuri, Matthew; Schlichting, Luís Henrique; Bazos, Panaghiotis K; Magne, Michel

    2017-01-01

    The focus for the achievement of complete success in the esthetic zone has traditionally been on addressing deficiencies of intraoral hard and soft tissue. Often, these deficiencies are accompanied by esthetic concerns regarding the lips that are routinely neglected by the dental team. A predictable plastic surgery technique - the lip lift - has been used for decades to enhance lip esthetics by shortening the senile upper lip to achieve a more youthful appearance. Over the years, this technique has been refined and used in many different ways, allowing its routine incorporation into full facial esthetic planning. Through restoration of the upper lip to its optimal position, the artistry of the dentist and dental technician can truly be appreciated in the rejuvenated smile. By the introduction of this minimally invasive surgical technique to the dental community, patients stand to benefit from a comprehensive orofacial approach to anterior dental esthetic planning.

  18. Clinical Medicine for Dental Students.

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    Stearns, Norman S.; And Others

    1985-01-01

    A program providing instruction in medical topics throughout the dental curriculum at Tufts University is described, and the results of a survey indicating alumni satisfaction with training in physical evaluation techniques and ability to detect medical problems are discussed. (MSE)

  19. Doctor, Clinic, and Dental Visits

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    ... Viral Suppression Doctor, Clinical & Dental Visits Treatment Adherence Mental Health Substance Abuse Issues Sexual Health Nutrition & Food Safety Exercise Immunizations Aging with HIV/AIDS Women’s Health Housing ...

  20. The Phenomenon of Dental Fear

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    Odontophobia is a rather unique phobia with special psychosomatic components that impact on the dental health of odontophobic persons. It also has psychosocial components largely as a result of destruction of the teeth and subsequent embarrassment that can affect a person and cause a vicious cycle...... of dental fear (see fig. 1). The phenomenon is facilitated by misunderstandings and myths generated by both patients and dentists (see table 1 for examples). The most common reasons given in the literature for such strong fears of dental treatment are: 1) bad experiences in childhood for 85% of cases, 2......) feeling of powerlessness and lack of control over personal emotional reactions and over the social situation in the dental chair, 3) social learning processes in which the image of the dentist is cast in a negative light by the mass media or by the person's relatives or friends and 4) that the person has...

  1. Dental Services Among Medicare Beneficiaries

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    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services — The Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) has a data highlight based on the 2012 Cost and Use Research Files. This work highlights dental information collected...

  2. Musculoskeletal dysfunction in dental practice

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    Hakim A. Larbi and Dmitry Ye. Suyetenkov

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available This article highlights the comparative statistics of musculoskeletal system deseases depending on a type of dental method. The practical recommendations on prevention of diseases of joints, ligaments and spine were done.

  3. Dental insurance! Are we ready?

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    Ravi SS Toor

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Dental insurance is insurance designed to pay the costs associated with dental care. The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI bill which was put forward in the winter session of the Lok Sabha (2008 focused on increasing the foreign investment share from the existing 26% to 49% in the insurance companies of India. This will allow the multibillion dollar international insurance companies to enter the Indian market and subsequently cover all aspects of insurance in India. Dental insurance will be an integral a part of this system. Dental insurance is a new concept in Southeast Asia as very few countries in Southeast Asia cover this aspect of insurance. It is important that the dentists in India should be acquainted with the different types of plans these companies are going to offer and about a new relationship which is going to emerge in the coming years between dentist, patient and the insurance company.

  4. Musculoskeletal dysfunction in dental practice

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    Suyetenkov D.Ye.

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Shows the comparative statistics of diseases of musculoskeletal system, depending on the type of dental reception. Recommendations on prevention of diseases of joints, ligaments and spine

  5. Clinical Medicine for Dental Students.

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    Stearns, Norman S.; And Others

    1985-01-01

    A program providing instruction in medical topics throughout the dental curriculum at Tufts University is described, and the results of a survey indicating alumni satisfaction with training in physical evaluation techniques and ability to detect medical problems are discussed. (MSE)

  6. Dental abscess: A microbiological review

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    Shweta

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Dental abscess is a frequently occurring infectious process known to the health practice. The fate of the infection depends on the virulence of the bacteria, host resistance factors, and regional anatomy. Serious consequences arising from the spread of a dental abscess lead to significant morbidity and mortality. Acute dental abscess is polymicrobial, comprising of strict anaerobes, such as anaerobic cocci, Prevotella, Fusobacterium species, and facultative anaerobes, such as viridans group streptococci and the Streptococcus anginosus group. Numerous novel, uncultivable and fastidious organisms have been identified as potential pathogens with the use of non-culture techniques. The majority of localized dental abscesses respond to surgical treatment while the use of antimicrobials is limited to severe spreading infections. There is a need for good-quality clinical trials of sufficient size to identify the ideal treatment. The microbiology of the acute dentoalveolar abscess and its treatment in the light of improved culture and diagnostic methods are reviewed.

  7. Electronic Dental Records System Adoption.

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    Abramovicz-Finkelsztain, Renata; Barsottini, Claudia G N; Marin, Heimar Fatima

    2015-01-01

    The use of Electronic Dental Records (EDRs) and management software has become more frequent, following the increase in prevelance of new technologies and computers in dental offices. The purpose of this study is to identify and evaluate the use of EDRs by the dental community in the São Paulo city area. A quantitative case study was performed using a survey on the phone. A total of 54 offices were contacted and only one declinedparticipation in this study. Only one office did not have a computer. EDRs were used in 28 offices and only four were paperless. The lack of studies in this area suggests the need for more usability and implementation studies on EDRs so that we can improve EDR adoption by the dental community.

  8. Dental insurance! Are we ready?

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    Toor, Ravi S S; Jindal, R

    2011-01-01

    Dental insurance is insurance designed to pay the costs associated with dental care. The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) bill which was put forward in the winter session of the Lok Sabha (2008) focused on increasing the foreign investment share from the existing 26% to 49% in the insurance companies of India. This will allow the multibillion dollar international insurance companies to enter the Indian market and subsequently cover all aspects of insurance in India. Dental insurance will be an integral a part of this system. Dental insurance is a new concept in Southeast Asia as very few countries in Southeast Asia cover this aspect of insurance. It is important that the dentists in India should be acquainted with the different types of plans these companies are going to offer and about a new relationship which is going to emerge in the coming years between dentist, patient and the insurance company.

  9. The 'simple' general dental anaesthetic

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    The patient who receives dental treatment under general anaesthesia is usually a child, one with special ... under various anaesthetic techniques and .... preoperatively in the presence of a parent or .... helpful in counteracting the stress caused.

  10. Mucormicosis: Una micosis emergente

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    Iris Tiraboschi

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es presentar la incidencia, frecuencia, características clínicas y evolución de los pacientes con mucormicosis atendidos en el Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín, Universidad de Buenos Aires, entre los años 1982 y 2010. Durante ese período se diagnosticaron 10 casos de mucormicosis. Los tres primeros entre 1982 y 2004 y los últimos 7 entre 2005 y 2010. La incidencia y frecuencia de esta enfermedad, para el período 1980-2004 fue 0.13 pacientes/año y 0.1 casos/10 000 egresos (IC 95%: 0.00 a 0.3 respectivamente. En el período 2005-2010 la incidencia fue 0.86 pacientes/año y la frecuencia de 1.1 casos/10 000 egresos (IC 95%: 0.5 a 2.4. Hubo nueve casos de mucormicosis rinosinuso-orbitaria, siete en pacientes con diabetes mellitus, uno en una paciente con una hemopatía maligna y neutropenia, y el restante en un paciente con HIV/sida que además estaba neutropénico y con un síndrome hemofagocítico. En una paciente se realizó el diagnóstico post mortem de mucormicosis pulmonar. El diagnóstico se efectuó por la observación de filamentos cenocíticos en los diez casos. Hubo desarrollo de mucorales en los cultivos de 8/9 pacientes; cinco Rhizopus spp y tres Mucor spp. Todos los pacientes recibieron un tratamiento inicial con anfotericina B deoxicolato, que en tres de ellos fue continuado con anfotericina B liposomal, y cirugía. Tres enfermos recibieron además un tratamiento adyuvante con oxigeno hiperbárico. La mortalidad fue 30%.

  11. Rheological characterization of dental waxes

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    Zhang, Kehao

    2004-01-01

    Objectives The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rheological behaviour of new experimental dental waxes in dependent on temperature. Material and method Seven experimental dental waxes, provided by Dentaurum GmbH, were tested. No.018 was chosen as a control. Rheological experiments were performed at different temperatures using a Paar Physica Rheometer UDS200 equiped with a parallel plate cell. The temperature was regulated with a Peltier system (TEK130P) and a thermostat un...

  12. Dental aid in the Himalayas.

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    Rylands, V

    1992-03-07

    From January to July of 1991, I worked on a dental project in Dharamsala, Northern India whose aim was to leave the Tibetan community there dentally self-sufficient. Since 1959, following the Chinese invasion of Tibet, India and Nepal have become home to thousands of Tibetan refugees. Dharamsala is home to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, and also of the largest Tibetan refugee communities (approximately 15,000).

  13. [Visual activity in dental treatment].

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    Toledano, M; Osorio, R

    1990-10-01

    We've done an analitical study in 60 dental clinics about their illuminating systems in clinical and no clinical areas. We propose ideal values for light intensity in oral and ambiental illumination in clinical areas. Following these instructions you'll get: An increasing in productivity and rentability due to a bigger comfort in your working areas. To decrease the visual fatigue for you and your dental assistants.

  14. Dental Continuing Education Preference Survey

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    1992-06-01

    the 63A9Ds and 34.9% for the 63A00s, selected Comprehensive Dentistry as their specialty preference. For the 63A9Ds, orthodontics , periodontics, and...prosthodontics were the next most frequently selected specialties. For the 63A00s, it was orthodontics , prosthodontics, and endodontics. Nearly 10% of...education. International Dental Journal , 28(2): 149-153, 1978. 7. Haroth, R.W. & Halpern, D.F. Maryland Continuing Dental Education Survey: "Your

  15. Is dental practice science based?

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    Douglass, C W

    1994-01-01

    This paper explores the thesis that the changing medical needs of dental patients, advances in biomedical research, and the confluence of the financing of medical and dental care will result in closer linkages between the medical and dental care delivery systems during the next century. Five trends have been documented in support of this thesis: the increasing number of elderly and their retention of teeth means there is a greater need for restorative dental care than in previous generations; the elderly have chronic diseases and are taking more medications; younger patients are presenting more frequently with infectious, systemic diseases such as HIV/AIDS. New scientific discoveries are opening new possibilities for patient care, which generate even higher expectations on the part of future consumers of medical and dental services. The health and fitness trend is not a fad; new knowledge regarding diet, nutrition, and exercise is identifying systemic risk factors related to common oral pathologies. Medical and dental educators are paying increased attention to the application of basic sciences to patient care. HMOs are increasing their market share of medical care delivery and expanding their services with preventive care and total patient care, including dental services. Data are provided documenting that dentists see these trends occurring in their private practices. The paper concludes that the application of advances in science and technology to oral health will improve the quality of dentistry. However, only new, effective preventive agents will decrease the cost of care, while improved diagnostics and restorative technologies could increase dental care costs.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)

  16. Current trends in dental implants

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    Gaviria, Laura; Salcido, John Paul; Guda, Teja; Ong, Joo L.

    2014-01-01

    Tooth loss is very a very common problem; therefore, the use of dental implants is also a common practice. Although research on dental implant designs, materials and techniques has increased in the past few years and is expected to expand in the future, there is still a lot of work involved in the use of better biomaterials, implant design, surface modification and functionalization of surfaces to improve the long-term outcomes of the treatment. This paper provides a brief history and evoluti...

  17. [Functional dental anatomy and amalgam].

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    Tavernier, B; Colon, P

    1989-01-01

    Very often, the functional dental anatomy are reflected during the rehabilitation of posterior quadrants. However, the placement, the shaping in correct relation of the different dental components are indispensable conditions to respect, in order to achieve an adequate integration of the restoration within the neuro-muscular system. A clinical protocol is proposed in order to reconcile the anatomical and biological prerequisite and the setting time of modern alloys.

  18. Factors affecting dental service quality.

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    Bahadori, Mohammadkarim; Raadabadi, Mehdi; Ravangard, Ramin; Baldacchino, Donia

    2015-01-01

    Measuring dental clinic service quality is the first and most important factor in improving care. The quality provided plays an important role in patient satisfaction. The purpose of this paper is to identify factors affecting dental service quality from the patients' viewpoint. This cross-sectional, descriptive-analytical study was conducted in a dental clinic in Tehran between January and June 2014. A sample of 385 patients was selected from two work shifts using stratified sampling proportional to size and simple random sampling methods. The data were collected, a self-administered questionnaire designed for the purpose of the study, based on the Parasuraman and Zeithaml's model of service quality which consisted of two parts: the patients' demographic characteristics and a 30-item questionnaire to measure the five dimensions of the service quality. The collected data were analysed using SPSS 21.0 and Amos 18.0 through some descriptive statistics such as mean, standard deviation, as well as analytical methods, including confirmatory factor. Results showed that the correlation coefficients for all dimensions were higher than 0.5. In this model, assurance (regression weight=0.99) and tangibility (regression weight=0.86) had, respectively, the highest and lowest effects on dental service quality. The Parasuraman and Zeithaml's model is suitable to measure quality in dental services. The variables related to dental services quality have been made according to the model. This is a pioneering study that uses Parasuraman and Zeithaml's model and CFA in a dental setting. This study provides useful insights and guidance for dental service quality assurance.

  19. Dental, Dental Hygiene, and Graduate Students' and Faculty Perspectives on Dental Hygienists' Professional Role and the Potential Contribution of a Peer Teaching Program.

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    McComas, Martha J; Inglehart, Marita R

    2016-09-01

    The changing role of dental hygienists deserves dental and dental hygiene educators' attention. The first aim of this survey study was to assess University of Michigan dental, dental hygiene, and graduate students' and faculty members' perceptions of dental hygienists' roles; their attitudes and behaviors related to clinical interactions between dental and dental hygiene students; and perceived benefits of engaging dental hygiene students as peer teachers for dental students. The second aim was to assess whether one group of dental students' experiences with dental hygiene student peer teaching affected their perceptions of the dental hygiene profession. Survey respondents were 57 dental hygiene students in all three years of the program (response rate 60% to 100%); 476 dental students in all four years (response rate 56% to 100%); 28 dental and dental hygiene graduate students (response rate 28%); and 67 dental and dental hygiene faculty members (response rate 56%). Compared to the other groups, dental students reported the lowest average number of services dental hygienists can provide (p≤0.001) and the lowest average number of patient groups for which dental hygienists can provide periodontal care (phygiene and dental students (phygiene student peer teaching (phygiene student peer teaching, the dental students' perceptions of dental hygienists' roles, attitudes about clinical interactions with dental hygienists, and perceived benefits of dental hygiene student peer teachers improved and were more positive than the responses of their peers with no peer teaching experiences. These results suggest that dental hygiene student peer teaching may improve dental students' perceptions of dental hygienists' roles and attitudes about intraprofessional care.

  20. Una palabra inestable

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    Candido, Antonio; Universidade de São Paulo

    2012-01-01

    Cuando mi generación estaba en la escuela primaria, la palabra “nacionalista” tenía una connotación diferente a la de hoy. En los libros de lectura y en la orientación familiar, correspondía en primer lugar a un orgullo patriótico de fondo militarista, nutrido de la expulsión de los franceses, guerra holandesa y sobre todo de Paraguay. En segundo lugar, venía el extraordinario tamaño del país, con el inmenso territorio, el río más grande del mundo, los paisajes más hermosos, la suavidad del c...

  1. Una palabra inestable

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    2012-01-01

    Cuando mi generación estaba en la escuela primaria, la palabra “nacionalista” tenía una connotación diferente a la de hoy. En los libros de lectura y en la orientación familiar, correspondía en primer lugar a un orgullo patriótico de fondo militarista, nutrido de la expulsión de los franceses, guerra holandesa y sobre todo de Paraguay. En segundo lugar, venía el extraordinario tamaño del país, con el inmenso territorio, el río más grande del mundo, los paisajes más hermosos, la suavidad del c...

  2. Leggere è una festa

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    Philippe Lejeune

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Come è possibile? Io, così agnostico, perché sono sollecitato da immagini religiose? Abbiamo inventato a poco a poco, dal 1992, poi ritualizzato, il nostro modo di fare. Una “liturgia” regola il corso delle nostre riunioni: è la “carta” dei gruppi di lettura. Le procedure devono essere le stesse in tutti i gruppi, al fine di garantire la coerenza di questo immenso lavoro. Vi è un’ortodossia, un’istanza di controllo che si preoccupa delle alterazioni delle regole, delle procedure d’invito … Come per gli ordini monastici c’è un noviziato (ogni nuovo partecipante è preso “in prova” in un gruppo e dei voti da pronunziare, in particolare quello di “leggere in simpatia” (su questo ci ritornerò dopo – voto di spoliazione di sé per aprirsi all’altro – scoprendo per gradi che non è facile come sembra.

  3. Historia de una princesa

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    Herrera Mejía, Valentina

    2012-01-01

    Ana María empezó a presentar ciertos cambios a sus tres años y medio de edad, cuando era una niña inteligente y feliz. Su mamá sufrió mucho en el parto pues al parecer, la pequeña venía en mala posición. El médico debió hacer presión sobre la barriga hasta que la princesa llegó a inundar de alegría a su familia. Papás, abuelos, tíos y primos, la esperábamos con ilusión. Al cumplir su primer año, María Isabel y Luis Alfonso, sus papitos, quisieron  celebrar  el  acontecimiento &...

  4. en una muestra costarricense

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    Hannia Cabezas Pizarro

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo es un estudio piloto llevado a cabo con una muestra de estudiantes costarricenses, que se encuentran entre sexto y octavo año, que pretende medir las conductas agresivas que se presentan en esa población. Generalmente ubicamos estas conductas fuera del contexto escolar, sin embargo, es un hecho que se vive en nuestras aulas con más frecuencia de la que imaginamos, situación que se está tornando preocupante y a la que debe prestarse atención. Los datos obtenidos en la muestra nos indican porcentajes de conductas agresivas en este grupo comparables con la media europea, situación que no debe escapar a la atención de las personas encargadas de disciplinar y orientar a esa población.

  5. Una propuesta de gimnasia funcional

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    Pagola, Laura

    2011-01-01

    Este trabajo se propone mostrar una clase de Gimnasia, considerando a esta como una práctica corporal, socialmente significativa, con principios que la caracterizan como su intencionalidad, la que fue variando a lo largo de la historia, y una sistematicidad que le permite conseguir objetivos puntuales para ajustar la actuación corporal a situaciones diversas y cambiantes. Teniendo en cuenta, especialmente las particularidades del sujeto con su historia, que va a determinar la forma de mov...

  6. Una agenda para educadores

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    Robert O. McClintock

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Las instituciones educativas constituyen los principales factores en la construcción social de un nuevo sistema educativo. Las escuelas y los educadores controlan y producen propiedad intelectual de una extraordinaria profundidad y amplitud. Los cambios producidos por las tecnologías digitales están consiguiendo que el acceso y la producción de conocimiento sea más accesible y universal. Lo que es, a la vez, un gran logro de apertura curricular, pero también un grave peligro de perder la perspectiva eminentemente “educativa” de la transmisión del conocimiento en la escuela. Los nuevos recursos permiten a los educadores romper el ciclo de reproducción en los logros educativos, acercarse al medio y a la familia y transformar la escuela. Los educadores y las escuelas deben asumir el reto de constituir comunidades de aprendizaje. Así como de atreverse a producir y difundir ese conocimiento con soporte digital. Lo contrario sería una terrible abdicación. El artículo traza un recorrido histórico sobre esta función de la escuela y su adaptación a los medios y recursos de cada época. Tras lo cual, aboga por asumir el desafío actual de las TICs, para renovar el vínculo progresista con la posteridad y construir un mejor futuro. Los nuevos recursos permiten a los educadores romper el ciclo de reproducción en los logros educativos, acercarse al medio y a la familia y transformar la escuela.

  7. Una crisis financiera estructural

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    Pierre Salama

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available El autor sostiene que la crisis económica que estalló a mediados del 2008 en los países industrializa-dos y que rápidamente contagió a todas las economías del mundo, no tiene un origen exclusivo en las desregulaciones del mercado financiero. Aunque estas sin duda han precipitado y amplificado la crisis, es fundamental considerar la globalización financiera y comercial que ha marcado los regíme-nes de crecimiento económico. Es esta globalización la que ha provocada la deslocalización de la producción –a favor de China– y una consecuente pérdida de empleos y atonía de los salarios. Des-de esta perspectiva terminar la crisis requerirá más que una restructuración de la arquitectura financiera, será necesario modificar la desregularización financiera y comercial.The author maintains that the economic crisis that broke out in mid-2008 in industrialized countries and quickly spread to economies throughout the world does not have its origins solely in deregula-tion of the financial market. Though this clearly precipitated and has broadened the crisis, it is essential to consider the financial and commercial globalization that has marked regimes of economic growth. This is the globalization that has provoked the dislocation of production – in favor of China – and the consequent loss of jobs and stagnation of salaries. From this perspective, an end to the crisis will require more than a restructuring of financial architecture; what will be needed is change in financial and commercial deregulation.

  8. Estilos de liderazgo y sus enfoques gerenciales. Una aproximación teórica-metodológica para el análisis de la dirección organizacional

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    Marbelis Ramírez

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo es el producto de una investigación que tuvo como objetivo explicar los estilos de liderazgo y sus enfoques gerenciales. Para ello se estudiaron un cuerpo de teorías referidas a los estilos de liderazgo y la gerencia, de un grupo seleccionado de autores contemporáneos. Metodológicamente la investigación fue de tipo documental, para lo cual se aplicaron reglas y procedimientos intelectuales propios del método científico. Las técnicas utilizadas fueron la observación documental y el análisis de los documentos, y el instrumento utilizado fue la ficha bibliográfica que permitieron realizar una aproximación teórico¿metodológica de las variables de estudio para entender el papel que juegan los líderes y gerentes en las metas propuestas en cualquier organización. Los resultados de esta investigación se pueden observar en el análisis de las preguntas de investigación. Así se estableció que un estilo de liderazgo corresponde a un tipo específico de gerente, es decir, existe una relación intrínseca entre estilo de liderazgo y gerencia.

  9. Dental Attitudes, Perceptions, and Treatment Needs in a University Population.

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    Cohen, Leonard A.; And Others

    1980-01-01

    Dental attitudes of college students were examined: frequency of past visits; subceptibility to dental conditions; seriousness, preventability, and treatability of dental conditions; and satisfaction with dentists, practices, and other dental conditions. (Authors/CJ)

  10. Arquitectura empresarial - una vision general

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    Arango Serna, Martin Dario; Londono Salazar, Jesus Enrique; Zapata Cortes, Julian Andres

    2010-01-01

    ...). La implantacion de una arquitectura empresarial parte del establecimiento de un conjunto de directrices arquitectonicas que permitan asegurar un desarrollo armonico entre los modelos y necesidades...

  11. ANTIFLAMATORIOS NO ESTEROIDEOS Y SU USO EN ODONTOLOGIA: UNA VIEJA COSTUMBRE

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    Rodriguez Alfaro, Miguel O.; Odontólogo graduado de la facultad de Odontología de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Ex- Docente de farmacología de la Facultad de Odontología de la U.N.M.S.M. Ex- docente de farmacología de la Facultad de Odontología de la USMP. Docente del Departamento Médico quirúrgico de la Facultad de Odontología de la U.N.M.S.M. Docente permanente de Farmacología del Post- grado de la Sociedad Peruana de Endodoncia.

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    Desde la aparición del hombre ha habido una sensación temida, incluso por aquellos más "valientes": la odontalgia o dolor dental, y su abolición por quienes estamos dedicados a esta especialidad siempre ha representado un reto. Una de las herramientas de la terapéutica moderna es el uso de los antiflamatorios no esteroideos (AINES). Desde la antiguedad se han buscado recetas de muy variada índole para su tratamiento, empleándose en algunas civilizaciones el opio o jugo de amapola, el cual era...

  12. El tratamiento con implantes dentales en los pacientes adultos mayores

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    E. Velasco Ortega

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available En las últimas décadas, la implantología oral ha representado una técnica creciente en gerodontología. En este sentido, la edad avanzada no es una contraindicación para la implantología oral. Desde un punto de vista integral, es necesario la valoración de las condiciones médicas del paciente mayor, un diagnóstico oral, y una correcta planificación de tratamiento, con un estricto protocolo quirúrgico y prostodóncico. Muchos pacientes candidatos para la cirugía de implantes son mayores, y su perfil médico puede ser complejo. La comunicación con su médico puede ser importante para minimizar los riesgos quirúrgicos. Después de la fase quirúrgica, el éxito a largo plazo de los implantes dentales exige una buena reacción de los tejidos blandos y duros periimplantarios. Prótesis fijas y removibles pueden estar indicadas en los pacientes mayores edéntulos, según diferentes protocolos de carga funcional. El mantenimiento por el paciente y las revisiones periódicas por el dentista son muy importantes. Las prótesis implantosoportadas mejoran la calidad de vida oral y el bienestar psicosocial de los pacientes ancianos edéntulos.

  13. The prevalence, causes, and relativity of dental anxiety in adult patients to irregular dental visits.

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    Gaffar, Balgis O; Alagl, Adel S; Al-Ansari, Asim A

    2014-06-01

    To assess the frequency and causes of dental anxiety and their relation to irregular dental visits among adult dental patients. The Dental Anxiety Question (DAQ) included within a self-administered questionnaire was distributed to 1025 patients attending the Interns' Dental Clinics in the Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from March 2012 to February 2013. A cross-sectional study design was used. The questionnaire consisted of 22 closed-ended questions divided into 4 sections; 1) demographics, 2) regularity of dental visits, and related causes, 3) DAQ, cancellation of dental appointments, history of previous trauma, dental anxiety provoking factors within dental environment and procedures, and 4) patients' status in dental clinics, preferences of dentists, and perceptions regarding dental anxiety. The prevalence of dental anxiety among the study sample was 27%. Anesthetic injection was the main factor of dental fear (88.2%), while dental surgical procedures (35.7%) and extractions (23%) were the most terrifying dental procedures. Lack of time (79.5%), cost (71.5%), far-situated dental services (62.2%), and fear (57.1%) were causes listed for irregular dental visits; while 31.3% had no specific reason. Irregular dental visits were not related to dental anxiety. Dental anxiety continues to be an obstacle despite the vast improvement in dentistry; and this raises an alert regarding personal and communication factors in the patient-dentist relationship. Factors such as equal distribution of dental services, time, and cost should also be addressed.

  14. Association between Childhood Dental Experiences and Dental Fear among Dental, Psychology and Mathematics Undergraduates in Brazil

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    Júnia M. Serra-Negra

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between childhood dental experiences and dental fear in adulthood among dentistry, psychology and mathematics undergraduate students. A cross-sectional study of 1,256 students from the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, was performed. Students responded to the Brazilian version of the Dental Fear Survey (DFS and a questionnaire regarding previous dental experiences. Both the DFS and the questionnaire were self-administered. Association was tested using descriptive, bivariate and multivariate linear regression analysis, with a 5% significance level. Dentistry undergraduates reported lower scores than psychology (p < 0.001 and mathematics undergraduates (p < 0.05 for all three dimensions of the DFS. Negative dental experiences in childhood was associated with dimensions of Avoidance (B = 2.70, p < 0.001, Physiological arousal (B = 1.42, p < 0.001 and Fears of specific stimuli/situations (B = 3.44, p < 0.001. The reason for first visit to dentist was associated with dimensions of Physiological arousal (B = 0.76, p < 0.01 and Fears of specific stimuli/situations (B = 1.29, p < 0.01. Dentists should be encouraged to evaluate the dental fear of their patients before treatment. The DFS has been found to be an effective instrument for this purpose.

  15. Actividad antiplaca y antimicrobiana del chicle y de la manzana ¿Una leyenda urbana?

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    Rubido Montero, Susana

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    El objetivo de este trabajo fue analizar la actividad antiplaca/antibacteriana de actividades cotidianas como masticar un chicle y una manzana. Para ello se seleccionó un grupo de 20 voluntarios adultos sanos, estudiantes de Odontología en la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. La presencia de placa sobre las superficies dentales se determinó mediante el Índice de Placa de Quigley-Hein modificado por Turesky. La actividad antibacteriana de los productos testados, se anali...

  16. Conocimiento conceptual sobre el proceso de caries dental de estudiantes de grados avanzados de la carrera de Cirujano Dentista

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    Miguel Ángel Campos Hernández; María Hirose López; Rosa Eugenia Vera Serna; Margarita Becerril Velázquez

    2009-01-01

    Se estudia la conceptuación de caries dental, central en el conocimiento y práctica profesionales en la odontología, que presentan estudiantes de los últimos grados de la carrera (4º y 5º). Se realizaron una preprueba, una posprueba y observaciones en el aula, así como entrevistas a estudiantes. Se encontró que dicha conceptuación es más fuerte en aspectos explicativos que en los descriptivos y los más abstractos, así como una diferencia sustancial en sus características generales entre grado...

  17. Dental Therapy Assistant: Quality of Restorations Placed and Finished.

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    Heid, Theodore H.; Bair, Jeffrey H.

    The U.S. Army Dental Corps has implemented a new concept of dental care delivery, formally identified as the Improved Dental Care Delivery System. The concept is based on the conservation of professional manpower resources through the use of dental treatment teams employing expanded duty dental assistants. Dental Therapy Assistant (DTA) is the…

  18. Costing dental restorations in public sector dental clinics.

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    Khairiyah, Abdul Muttalib; Razak, Ishak Abdul; Raja-Latifah, Raja Jalludin; Tan, Bee Siew; Norain, Abu Talib; Noor-Aliyah, Ismail; Natifah, Che Salleh; Rauzi, Ismail

    2009-04-01

    The objective of this study is to share cost analysis methodology and to obtain cost estimates for posterior restorations in public sector dental clinics. Two urban and 2 rural dental clinics in Selangor state were selected. Only cases of 1 posterior restoration per visit by dental officers were included over 6 months. One capsulated amalgam type, 1 capsulated tooth-colored, and 1 non-capsulated tooth-colored material were selected. A clinical pathway form was formulated to collect data per patient. Annual capital and recurrent expenditures were collected per clinic. The mean cost of an amalgam restoration was RM 30.96 (sdRM 7.86); and tooth-colored restorations ranged from RM 33.00 (sdRM 8.43) to RM 41.10 (sdRM 10.61). Wherein 1 USD = RM 2.8. Restoration costs were 35% to 55% higher in clinics in rural areas than in urban areas. The findings demonstrate economy of scale for clinic operation and restoration costs with higher patient load. Costs per restoration were higher in rural than in urban dental clinics. More studies are recommended to address the dearth of dental costs data in Malaysia.

  19. The Evolution of the Dental Assisting Profession.

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    Kracher, Connie; Breen, Carolyn; McMahon, Kim; Gagliardi, Lorraine; Miyasaki, Cara; Landsberg, Katherine; Reed, Constance

    2017-09-01

    The objectives of this article are to describe the dental assistant's role in the dental delivery system; assess the educational structure of the dental assisting profession; and project factors likely to impact the future role of the dental assistant. The article summarizes the current status and trends of the dental assisting profession including general responsibilities, credentialing, and regulation. An overview of the workforce and parameters of employment is provided with a description of the broad scope of practice, education, and licensure options, which vary by state. Existing academic models and enrollment trends in accredited dental programs are included, as are the strengths and weaknesses of the current educational system. Multiple factors may impact the future of this profession. To address the anticipated increase in the demand for and responsibilities of dental assistants, curricular revisions will be needed to prepare for implementation of interprofessional care models in which dental assistants will play a vital role. Well-educated dental assistants will be needed to support viable models of dental care and wellness in the U.S. Enhanced career opportunities and varied employment environments may increase job satisfaction and practice longevity. As protection of the public is of the utmost importance in the dental profession, this evolving dental clinician must be formally educated in all aspects of clinical practice and be permitted to perform delegated patient care, as legally allowed by their states. This article was written as part of the project "Advancing Dental Education in the 21(st) Century."

  20. Perfil epidemiológico de la oclusión dental en escolares de envigado

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    Botero Mariaca, Paola Maria; Jiménez Arroyave, Lina Patricia; Londoño Bolivar, Miguel Angle; Urrego Burbano, Paola Andrea; Zapata Tamayo, Mario

    2012-01-01

    Objetivos La oclusión ideal es un estándar hipotético basado en las relaciones morfológicas de los dientes, se caracteriza por una perfección en la anatomía y posición dental, contactos mesiodistales, alineamiento en el arco e interdigitación dental. El propósito de este estudio fue determinar el  perfil epidemiológico de la oclusión dental en escolares del municipio de envigado de instituciones públicas, del área urbana y rural,  durante el  primer semestre de 2010. Materiales y Métodos Se r...

  1. Perfil epidemiológico de la oclusión dental en escolares de envigado

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    Botero Mariaca, Paola Maria; Jiménez Arroyave, Lina Patricia; Londoño Bolivar, Miguel Angle; Urrego Burbano, Paola Andrea; Zapata Tamayo, Mario

    2012-01-01

    Objetivos La oclusión ideal es un estándar hipotético basado en las relaciones morfológicas de los dientes, se caracteriza por una perfección en la anatomía y posición dental, contactos mesiodistales, alineamiento en el arco e interdigitación dental. El propósito de este estudio fue determinar el  perfil epidemiológico de la oclusión dental en escolares del municipio de envigado de instituciones públicas, del área urbana y rural,  durante el  primer semestre de 2010. Materiales y Métodos Se r...

  2. Health promotion and dental caries.

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    Maltz, Marisa; Jardim, Juliana Jobim; Alves, Luana Severo

    2010-01-01

    The central idea of the Brazilian health system is to prevent the establishment of disease or detect it as early as possible. Prevention and treatment of dental caries are related to behavioral factors, including dietary and oral hygiene habits, which are related to many chronic diseases. Dental health promotion therefore should be fully integrated into broadly based health-promoting strategies and actions such as food and health policies, and general hygiene (including oral hygiene), among others. For decades, a linear relationship between sugar consumption and caries has been observed. Recent data has indicated that this relationship is not as strong as it used to be before the widespread use of fluoride. However, diet is still a key factor acting in the carious process. Oral hygiene is a major aspect when it comes to caries, since dental biofilm is its etiological factor. Oral hygiene procedures are effective in controlling dental caries, especially if plaque removal is performed adequately and associated with fluoride. An alternative to a more efficient biofilm control in occlusal areas is the use of dental sealants, which are only indicated for caries-active individuals. If a cavity is formed as a consequence of the metabolic activity of the biofilm, a restorative material or a sealant can be placed to block access of the biofilm to the oral environment in order to prevent caries progress. The prevention of dental caries based on common risk-factor strategies (diet and hygiene) should be supplemented by more disease-specific policies such as rational use of fluoride, and evidence-based dental health care.

  3. Health promotion and dental caries

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    Marisa Maltz

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available The central idea of the Brazilian health system is to prevent the establishment of disease or detect it as early as possible. Prevention and treatment of dental caries are related to behavioral factors, including dietary and oral hygiene habits, which are related to many chronic diseases. Dental health promotion therefore should be fully integrated into broadly based health-promoting strategies and actions such as food and health policies, and general hygiene (including oral hygiene, among others. For decades, a linear relationship between sugar consumption and caries has been observed. Recent data has indicated that this relationship is not as strong as it used to be before the widespread use of fluoride. However, diet is still a key factor acting in the carious process. Oral hygiene is a major aspect when it comes to caries, since dental biofilm is its etiological factor. Oral hygiene procedures are effective in controlling dental caries, especially if plaque removal is performed adequately and associated with fluoride. An alternative to a more efficient biofilm control in occlusal areas is the use of dental sealants, which are only indicated for caries-active individuals. If a cavity is formed as a consequence of the metabolic activity of the biofilm, a restorative material or a sealant can be placed to block access of the biofilm to the oral environment in order to prevent caries progress. The prevention of dental caries based on common risk-factor strategies (diet and hygiene should be supplemented by more disease-specific policies such as rational use of fluoride, and evidence-based dental health care.

  4. Dental Education in Veterinary Medicine

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    Diana L. Eubanks

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available Periodontal disease is among the most prevalent canine dis-eases affecting over 75% of dogs. Strengthening of the human-animal bond and the increasing education of the aver-age pet owner, have fostered a heightened awareness of periodontal care in dogs and cats. Industry support has further assisted the small animal veterinarian in providing quality dental treatments and prevention. As recently as the 1990’s, veterinary curriculums contained little or no dental training. That trend is changing as nearly every one of the 28 US Colleges of Veterinary Medicine offers some level of small animal dentistry during the four-year curriculum. Primary areas of focus are on client education, the treatment of periodontal disease, dental prophylaxis, dental radiology, endodontics, exodontics and pain control. Students receive instruction in dental anatomy during their di-dactic curriculum and later experience clinical cases. Graduate DVMs can attend a variety of continuing education courses and even choose to specialize in veterinary dentistry in both small animals and horses. Through the efforts of organizations such as the American Veterinary Dental So-ciety, The American Veterinary Dental College and The Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, many veterinarians have been able to advance their skills in dentistry and improve animal welfare. Increasing ex-pectations of the pet-owning public coupled with the recent advancements of training opportunities available for vete-rinary students, graduate DVMs and certified veterinary technicians make veterinary dentistry an emerging practice-builder among the most successful small animal hospitals.

  5. Influencia del sexo y del tratamiento dental en la aparición de ansiedad en el paciente odontopediátrico: Valoración del comportamiento Sex and dental treatment influence on child's dental anxiety: Behaviour valuation

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    F Sánchez Aguilera

    2004-08-01

    Full Text Available La actitud de un niño ante el tratamiento dental suele, con demasiada frecuencia, dificultar dicho tratamiento ya que disminuye su cooperación y provoca la aparición de un comportamiento negativo. Los objetivos del estudio han sido: 1 comparar la ansiedad ante la odontología que aparece en un grupo de niñas en relación a uno de niños; 2 establecer la relación existente entre el comportamiento y la ansiedad que presenta un niño en su tratamiento dental; y, 3 contrastar la ansiedad que se presenta antes y después de un tratamiento bucodental completo en una población infantil. Han sido analizados 81 niños con edades comprendidas entre los 8 y 12 años de edad que no habían ido antes a una consulta dental. Para la evaluación de su ansiedad se les realizó el test STAIC (Ansiedad/Estado y Ansiedad/Rasgo antes de comenzar su tratamiento bucodental y en la 3ª y última visita; se utilizó también la Escala para la Valoración del Perfil del Comportamiento para tasar el mismo, completada durante la 2ª visita de su tratamiento. Los resultados muestran que no existen diferencias significativas de ansiedad entre niños y niñas antes de comenzar el tratamiento. La ansiedad/estado está fuertemente correlacionada con el comportamiento que presenta un niño durante su tratamiento dental. Los valores de ansiedad antes del tratamiento son superiores a la ansiedad mostrada tras la realización del mismo, lo que nos indica una experiencia dental no traumática es el principal modo de descender la ansiedad en el niño.Often, the posture of a child before the dental treatment become difficult this treatment because de crease his cooperation and appear a negative behavior. The objectives of the study were: 1 to compare the dental anxiety that appears in a group of girls in relation to one of boys; 2 to establish the relationship between a child behavior and his anxiety; and, 3 to determine the anxiety before and after a total dental treatment in a

  6. Una historia muy simple

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    Miha Mazzini

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Voy a contarles una historia muy simple. Probablemente no les parecerá nada espe- cial y no quiero robarles tiempo, así que voy a tratar de hacerlo lo más rápido posible. Me inscribí en psicología porque eso hizo mi mejor amiga. Éramos compañeras desde jardín de infantes y siempre la seguí en todo. En tercer año de facultad conoció a su novio y continuó sus estudios en otro país; por primera vez no podía seguirla. Cuando rendí todos los exámenes, el profesor me preguntó si estaba interesada en hacer mi tesis sobre el perfil psicológico de los participantes de reality shows. Accedí para no tener que pensar en otro tema, aunque no veía mucho la televisión porque me pasaba las noches entre los libros de estudio. Enseguida me di cuenta de que, evidentemente, el profesor había firmado un contrato con la emisora: a él lo empleaban y y yo era la que iba a tener que trabajar, pero no me importaba. La tesis de licenciatura no es más que eso y hay que hacerla. Yo evaluaba los candidatos y elegía a los participantes que vivirían juntos duran- te algunos meses. Como hacían el programa con una licencia extranjera y ya sabían qué le interesaba a la audiencia, yo tenía preparados los rasgos de los perfiles psicológicos que en ese aislamiento colectivo no resultan bien. Tuve que elegir gente variada, pero dentro de la media; nunca nada verdaderamente especial. Cuando me gradué, tuve las noches libres: de pronto tenía mucho más tiempo y podía haber visto el programa, pero ya había terminado. Pero oí que había sido todo un éxito y que sobre todo a los chicos les había encantado el reality y los participantes elegidos.

  7. Una revista distinta: Ellas

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    Requena Hidalgo, Cora

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available This article focuses on the women’s magazine Ellas, published in the mid-nineteenth century in Madrid, and discusses its relationship with other approximately contemporary magazines and newspapers in order to contribute to a reconstruction of the history of women’s publications in the Spanish press. The approach is based on an analysis of the text of each issue of the magazine and comparison with other publications, where applicable. Key features of the article include a reflection on the social rights of women, an attempt to analyse the main differences between women and men and defining features of sexual gender, the need for women’s education, etc. Studying the magazine’s content clearly reveals a continual tension between progressive and conservative ideas typical of the historical context in which gender studies emerged in Spain.Este artículo centra su atención en la revista para mujeres Ellas, publicada a mediados del siglo XIX en Madrid. Analiza, asimismo, la relación de esta publicación con algunas otras revistas y periódicos de su contexto histórico próximo, con el fin de contribuir a la reconstrucción de una Historia de las publicaciones para mujeres en la prensa española. Para ello se utiliza el análisis de textos que forman parte de los números que componen la revista, así como el análisis comparativo entre publicaciones, cuando es pertinente. Entre los aspectos de mayor interés que el artículo pone de relieve se encuentra la reflexión sobre los derechos sociales de las mujeres, el intento de análisis de las principales diferencias entre mujeres y hombres y de los rasgos definitorios de los géneros sexuales, la necesidad de educación de las mujeres, entre otros. El estudio del contenido de la publicación revela claramente una tensión contradictoria continua entre las ideas progresistas y las ideas conservadoras propias del momento histórico que dieron origen en España al nacimiento de los estudios de género.

  8. Una visita a Buero Vallejo

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    Luis Navarro

    1962-06-01

    Full Text Available Si usted, que ha visto representadas o ha leído "Historia de una escalera", "En la ardiente oscuridad", "Meninas", quiere conocer a su autor, véngase conmigo. Ande, apurémonos: la cita es para la una y media y ya son las dos.

  9. En el silencio: una meditacion

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    Mudimbe, Valentin Y

    2010-01-01

    ..., por accidente, una meditacion hablada aun podria reclamar una variedad de formas para meditar; y, siendo el silencio el tema, podria con mas facilidad aun confesarse sobre lo no-dicho de la propia reciente obsesion por Haiti, mas desde dentro de las propias divagaciones silenciosas, que desde dentro de un marco ruidoso. Aun si el silencio no borra, y n...

  10. Relación entre obesidad y caries dental en niños

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    Farith Damián González Martínez

    Full Text Available El estado de salud bucal se ha relacionado con la presencia de algunas alteraciones sistémicas; en la población infantil se ha sugerido que la caries dental se asocia con la obesidad. El objetivo de esta revisión fue comparar los resultados de la evidencia sobre la relación entre obesidad y caries dental en niños, por lo cual se realizó una búsqueda computarizada y sistemática utilizando el término "dental caries" combinado con "obesity", "overweight" y "underweight" en las bases de datos Medline, Embase, Pubmed y Ovid, arrojando 439 artículos, de estos se seleccionaron 15 artículos que cumplieron con los criterios de inclusión y superaron una evaluación de calidad metodológica. Los hallazgos fueron almacenados y organizados en una base de datos, se procesaron y analizaron estadísticamente teniendo en cuenta razones de disparidad y el coeficiente de correlación de Pearson reportados. Se presentó un prevalencia general de caries dental de 49,6 %, para los obesos fue de 52,5 % y para los no obesos de 46,8 %. No se encontró asociación entre caries y obesidad en 9 de 15 estudios. La evidencia consultada sugiere que no existe relación entre obesidad y caries dental en niños, pues la prevalencia de caries no mostró diferencias estadísticamente significantes entre niños obesos y no obesos.

  11. Evolución histórica del cepillo dental

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    Isidro de Jesús Nápoles González

    Full Text Available La higiene bucal proviene de épocas remotas. En la era primitiva el hombre empleaba sus uñas o fragmentos de madera, en la prehispánica los indígenas utilizaban la raíz de una planta o se frotaban los dientes con los dedos. Pero el cepillo de dientes tal y como hoy se conoce comenzó a utilizarse en el siglo XVII. En su diseño se han combinado diferentes tipos, tamaños y grosores de cerdas, dispuestas en distintas angulaciones para facilitar el cepillado dental. Conocer la evolución histórica del cepillo dental constituye el propósito de esta revisión. Se realizó una búsqueda exhaustiva retrospectiva automatizada en internet, utilizando el buscador Google. Para reunir la información necesaria se emplearon las herramientas para la comunicación asincrónica de gestores personales como Endnote, que facilitan el ordenamiento de las citas. Se consultaron artículos originales en revistas, informaciones en sitios web y blogs. No hubo restricciones en la selección de los materiales, ni por fecha, autores o estilos. Se revisaron textos que en sus páginas presentan referencias concernientes al tema de investigación. Consideramos que no es necesario utilizar cepillos de alta tecnología para la lograr la higiene dental. Aplicar una técnica adecuada y saber emplear el cepillo dental facilitará este proceso, para evitar enfermedades frecuentes causadas por la placa dentobacteriana (caries dentales y enfermedad periodontal, y así lograr por más tiempo la conservación dientes funcionales en la cavidad bucal.

  12. Dental Students' Perceptions of Learning Value in PBL Groups with Medical and Dental Students Together versus Dental Students Alone.

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    Amin, Maryam; Zulla, Rosslynn; Gaudet-Amigo, Gisele; Patterson, Steven; Murphy, Natalie; Ross, Shelley

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    At a dental school in Canada, problem-based learning (PBL) sessions were restructured from an integrated dental-medical model to a separate dental model, resulting in three groups of students available for study: those who had participated in the two-year dental and medical combined, the one-year dental and medical combined, the one-year dental alone, and the two-year dental alone. The aim of this qualitative study was to examine the extent to which the PBL structure affected the dental students' perceptions of the learning value of PBL in the different models. A total of 34 first-, second-, and third-year dental students participated in six focus groups in May and June 2011 (34% of students in those total classes). Semistructured questions explored their experiences in the different PBL structures. The interviews were recorded and transcribed verbatim, and thematic analysis was employed. The results showed positive and negative perceptions for both the combined dental and medical settings and the settings with dental students alone. For students in the combined PBL groups, positive perceptions included gaining information from medical peers, motivation to learn, and interdisciplinary collaborations. The negative perceptions mainly related to irrelevant content, dominating medical students, and ineffective preceptors. Members of the separate dental groups were more positive about the content and felt a sense of belonging. They appreciated the dental preceptors but were concerned about the inadequacy of their medical knowledge. Overall, the dental students valued the combined PBL experience and appreciated the opportunity to learn with their medical colleagues. Close attention, however, must be paid to PBL content and the preceptor's role to optimize dental students' experience in combined medical and dental groups.

  13. Análisis de las metodologías para el estudio de huellas de mordida (calibre digital, photoshop® y dental print®)

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    2014-01-01

    [ES]Una de las cuestiones que tiene gran interés en el campo de la odontología forense es el análisis de las huellas de mordida, término que se usa para describir la marca causada por la impronta de los dientes sobre una superficie. Las piezas dentales que causan estas marcas tienen unas características específicas y unas medidas exactas que hacen que cada pieza sea única lo que posibilita su identificación y sobre ello no existe ninguna duda, ante esta hipótesis no parece haber argumentos so...

  14. Periostin in dental science

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    Issei Takayama

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available In this mini-review, we focus on periostin, a matricellular protein that is preferentially expressed in cells such as fibroblastic cells in the periodontal ligament (PDL and osteoblastic cells on the alveolar bone surfaces. Since the abnormal phenotypes of periostin-deficient mice in periodontal tissues have been reported over the last 5 years, we would like to summarize the action of this protein in the PDL, including our unpublished results. Following these results, we hypothesize the function of periostin in the PDL: (1 activation of matrix metalloproteinases for collagen remodeling, and (2 stabilization of the Notch1 protein for anti-apoptotic signaling against stress conditions through the secretion pathway from the inside to outside of the PDL cells. Furthermore, recent observations have demonstrated that periostin functions in fibrillogenesis in association with extracellular matrix molecules. Finally, for clinical applications of periostin, several translational research studies have started in respiratory and cardiovascular medicine. Such research will stimulate the study of dental application of this protein for the treatment of periodontal diseases.

  15. Anodized dental implant surface

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    Sunil Kumar Mishra

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Purpose: Anodized implants with moderately rough surface were introduced around 2000. Whether these implants enhanced biologic effect to improve the environment for better osseointegration was unclear. The purpose of this article was to review the literature available on anodized surface in terms of their clinical success rate and bone response in patients till now. Materials and Methods: A broad electronic search of MEDLINE and PubMed databases was performed. A focus was made on peer-reviewed dental journals. Only articles related to anodized implants were included. Both animal and human studies were included. Results: The initial search of articles resulted in 581 articles on anodized implants. The initial screening of titles and abstracts resulted in 112 full-text papers; 40 animal studies, 16 studies on cell adhesion and bacterial adhesion onto anodized surfaced implants, and 47 human studies were included. Nine studies, which do not fulfill the inclusion criteria, were excluded. Conclusions: The long-term studies on anodized surface implants do favor the surface, but in most of the studies, anodized surface is compared with that of machined surface, but not with other surfaces commercially available. Anodized surface in terms of clinical success rate in cases of compromised bone and immediately extracted sockets has shown favorable success.

  16. THERMOVISION IN DENTAL ALLERGOLOGY

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    Maria Dencheva

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available In the present study we aimed to optimize the thermal imaging method for evaluation of skin patch test reactions in dental clinical allergology. A total of 30 patients without a history of allergic diseases were included in the study - 12 men and 18 women, age 21 - 32 years. Skin patch testing was performed with a set of 20 standardized allergens. The thermographic investigations were performed with the FlirT620 infrared camera with a temperature resolution of 0,06°C. Thermograms were analysed using the Flir Reporter Professional software 2013. The statistical analysis of the results revealed an average correlation between the clinical evaluation of the results according to the cheme of ICDRG and the thermal image diagnostic (rphi = 0.538, p = 0.001. Absolute matching of clinical and thermal image results was observed only for the negative ones. For the clinically positive skin patch results matching with thermal image method was observed in 60.7% of the cases. Optimization of thermal imaging as a method for evaluation of skin patch test results could serve as a safe, accurate and non-invasive method, especially to distinguish weak (+, doubtful and irritant reactions, although not standardized criteria to distinguish these reactions have been elaborated yet. Crucial factor for the accurate interpretation of results is the precise diagnosing performed by well-trained physicians in this area, with clinical relevance, to minimize the role of subjective factors.

  17. Anodized dental implant surface.

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    Mishra, Sunil Kumar; Kumar, Muktadar Anand; Chowdhary, Ramesh

    2017-01-01

    Anodized implants with moderately rough surface were introduced around 2000. Whether these implants enhanced biologic effect to improve the environment for better osseointegration was unclear. The purpose of this article was to review the literature available on anodized surface in terms of their clinical success rate and bone response in patients till now. A broad electronic search of MEDLINE and PubMed databases was performed. A focus was made on peer-reviewed dental journals. Only articles related to anodized implants were included. Both animal and human studies were included. The initial search of articles resulted in 581 articles on anodized implants. The initial screening of titles and abstracts resulted in 112 full-text papers; 40 animal studies, 16 studies on cell adhesion and bacterial adhesion onto anodized surfaced implants, and 47 human studies were included. Nine studies, which do not fulfill the inclusion criteria, were excluded. The long-term studies on anodized surface implants do favor the surface, but in most of the studies, anodized surface is compared with that of machined surface, but not with other surfaces commercially available. Anodized surface in terms of clinical success rate in cases of compromised bone and immediately extracted sockets has shown favorable success.

  18. [Prosthetic dental alloys. 1].

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    Quintero Engelmbright, M A

    1990-11-01

    A wide variety of restoration materials for prosthetic odontology is now available to the dental surgeon, either of the covalent type (acrylic resins), metallic (alloys), ionic (porcelains), or a combination of them, as in the so-called composites, such as the composite resins, or as ceramics-metals mixtures. An example of the latter is a product called Miracle-Mix, a glass ionomere cement reinforced with an amalgam alloy. In those cases where the blend is done by a synterization process, the material is called Cermet. The above-listed alternatives clearly evidence day-to-day advances in odontology, with researchers and manufacturers engaged the world over in improving existing products or developing new ones to enrich the dentist's armamentarium. As a side effect of this constant renewal, those dentists who have failed to update their knowledge fall behind in their practice as they persist in using products they have known for years, and may be deceived by advertisements of too-often unreliable products. It is, therefore, important to be aware of available products and their latest improvements.

  19. [Prosthetic dental alloys (2)].

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    Quintero Englembright, M A

    1990-12-01

    A wide variety of restoration materials for prosthetic odontology is now available to the dental surgeon, either of the covalent type (acrylic resins), metallic (alloys), ionic (porcelains), or a combination of them, as in the so-called composites, such as the composite resins, or as ceramics-metals mixtures. An example of the latter is a product called Miracle-Mix, a glass ionomere cement reinforced with an amalgam alloy. In those cases where the blend is done by a synterization process, the material is called Cermet. The above-listed alternatives clearly evidence day-to-day advances in odontology, with researchers and manufacturers engaged the world over in improving existing products or developing new ones to enrich the dentist's armamentarium. As a side effect of this constant renewal, those dentists who have failed to update their knowledge fall behind in their practice as they persist in using products they have known for years, and may be deceived by advertisements of too-often unreliable products. It is, therefore, important to be aware of available products and their latest improvements.

  20. Ketoprofen Dental Pain Study.

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    Levin, L M; Cooper, S A; Betts, N J; Wedell, D; Hermann, D G; Lamp, C; Secreto, S A; Hersh, E V

    1997-01-01

    Ketoprofen is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, recently approved as an over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic at a 12.5 mg dosage strength. This is the first published study which explores the analgesic efficacy and safety of ketoprofen 12.5 mg in patients experiencing pain following the removal of impacted third molars. This study was single-dose, double-blind and randomized utilizing a 6-hour in-patient evaluation period. Patients ingested a single dose of ketoprofen 12.5 mg (n = 30), ketoprofen 37.5 mg (n = 32) or placebo (n = 15) when their post-surgical pain reached at least a moderate intensity on a 5-point categorical (CAT) scale and greater than 50 mm on a 100 mm visual analog scale (VAS). Measures of pain intensity and relief were gathered every 20 minutes for the first 2 hours, and then hourly from hours 3 through 6. Adverse drug reactions were also recorded as they occurred. Both dosages of ketoprofen were significantly more efficacious than placebo (two way ANOVAs, p measures (SPID(VAS), SPID(CAT), TOTPAR) than placebo, with the exception of the 6-hr SPID(CAT) measure for ketoprofen 12.5 mg. No serious side effects were observed in this study. We conclude that ketoprofen in a dose range of 12.5 mg to 37.5 mg is a safe and effective analgesic for the relief of post-operative dental pain.

  1. Experiences of Dental Care and Dental Anxiety in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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    My Blomqvist

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Dental anxiety is associated with previous distressing dental experiences, such as lack of understanding of the dentist intentions, perceptions of uncontrollability and experiences of pain during dental treatment. People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD are impaired in building flexible predictions and expectations, which is very much needed during a dental visit. The aims of the study were to investigate if people with ASD have more negative dental experiences and a higher level of dental anxiety compared to a matched control group. Forty-seven adults with ASD and of normal intellectual performance, and 69 age- and sex-matched typically developing controls completed questionnaires on previous dental experiences and dental anxiety, the Dental Anxiety Scale, and the Dental Beliefs Survey. The ASD group experienced pain during dental treatments more often than the controls and 22% had repeatedly experienced being forced to dental treatment they were not prepared for, compared to 3% of the controls. A higher level of dental anxiety was reported by the ASD group. Dental treatment and methods for supporting the communication with patients with ASD need to be developed, in order to reduce the negative dental experiences and dental anxiety in people with ASD.

  2. Gnomon una indagine sul numero

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    Zellini, Paolo

    1999-01-01

    Lo "gnomone" di cui si parla in questo libro non è quello stilo, più o meno monumentale, la cui ombra indica l'ora solare, ma un semplice strumento matematico: una figura geometrica, piana o solida, che aggiunta a un'altra ne genera una simile. Si tratta quindi di una tecnica, ampiamente diffusa nell'antichità, atta a ingrandire o rimpicciolire una forma conservandone l'aspetto. Lo gnomone non aveva solo importanza geometrica. Dalla semplice operazione di correzione "gnomonica" di una figura sono dipesi infatti la stessa nozione di numero, la definizione di vari concetti dell'Analisi e alcuni tra i principali algoritmi numerici e algebrici della matematica.

  3. Risk Factors of Dental Cavities in Children Factores de riesgo de caries dental en niños

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    Nora Sexto Delgado

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    Background: Dental cavities are a kind of disease that is increasing. The quantitative change has also produced qualitative changes concerning the type, extension and location of the lesions. Objective: To identify the selected risks of dental cavities among the students of a primary school. Methods: An analytic investigation of the controls and cases performed during academic course 2004 to 2005. The universe was constituted by 320 students where 204 were selected for this study. The cases were selected among the children who were affected by cavities (102 and the controls were selected by a simple randomized sample, i.e. a control one for each case (102. A consultation was carried out in the school to value the risks and the presence of the disease. Affectation due to cavities, malocclusion, and parodontopathies, age, sex, scholar degree, bad oral hygiene, previous experience of cavities in primary and permanent dentition, saliva viscosity, dental overlapping, orthodontic treatment, and sugar candies ingestions were the variables analyzed. Results: It was corroborated that the 49.5 % of the cases were affected by cavities, 23 % by malocclusion, and parodontopathies were observed in the 2, 0 %. The 80.3 % of the cases had a very bad oral hygiene, 50 % presented saliva viscosity and 95.1 % of the cases used to ingest sugar candies. Conclusions: The association between the classic risks of dental cavities appearance such as bad oral hygiene, previous experience of cavities, saliva viscosity and sugar candies ingestion were shown in this study.

    Fundamento: La caries dental es una enfermedad que ha ido aumentando. El cambio cuantitativo en ella también ha producido cambios cualitativos en cuanto al tipo, extensión y localización de las lesiones. Objetivo: Identificar los riesgos seleccionados de caries dental entre los

  4. Evaluación de la eficacia de dos prescripciones de cepillos dentales en la remoción de placa bacteriana en pacientes ortodóncicos Evaluation of two toothbrushes prescriptions on the removal of plaque in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances

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    D Zúñiga García; EJ Pastén Castro; PA Araya-Díaz; H Palomino Montenegro

    2012-01-01

    .... Diferentes cepillos dentales se han desarrollado para facilitar la mantención de una adecuada higiene oral en estos pacientes, sin embargo, se ha observado que los cepillos comunmente indicados (cepillo...

  5. UNA MUERTE IRREGULAR

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    Guillermo Vanegas Flórez

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available La “muerte del autor” es un concepto que sirve como categoría de análisis para estudiar algunas modificaciones discursivas del campo artístico colombiano durante la década de los noventa. Este proceso se dio de forma simultánea con los primeros acercamientos de productores y críticos hacia los discursos más populares de la filosofía postmoderna. Para realizar este acercamiento, en el texto se sigue la recomendación foucaultiana de estudiar los procesos históricos sin dejar de contemplar el contexto donde estos tienen lugar. así, en el texto se pretende estudiar la implementación de dicha categoría como elemento integral de un aparato institucional sujeto a adaptaciones particulares durante una época específica, que dependen del ámbito donde se aplicaran como procedimiento operativo.

  6. de una lengua extranjera

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    Félix Mendoza Martínez

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available La enseñanza de las lenguas extranjeras atraviesa hoy por lo que consideramos una “nueva crisis del desarrollo”. Nos referimos al hecho de que, no obstante los avances experimentados en el campo de la psicopedagogía, los resultados del proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje de dichas lenguas, en términos tanto de eficiencia terminal como de calidad del dominio de habilidades comunicativas, distan mucho de ser satisfactorios. La utilización del enfoque comunicativo y la adopción de un abordaje constructivista de este proceso parecen no estar aún en condiciones de resolver esta “crisis”. En este trabajo se trata de analizar esta situación a la luz de la concepción vygotskiana, y más concretamente, de la teoría de la dirección de la asimilación de P. Y. Galperin (1959, 1966, y se propone un modelo de intervención pedagógica que podría coadyuvar a resolver esta problemática.

  7. Para una democracia educativa

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    Luis Andrés Marcos

    2006-09-01

    Full Text Available Ante la tendencia actual de entregar todo el proceso educativo a la Escuela, en este trabajo propongo la comprensión del tema educativo a la luz de la dualidad conceptual socialización primaria y secundaria (Berger/Luckmann. El tema educativo, aquí llamado socialización primaria, se propone como tarea y responsabilidad de la sociedad misma a través de mediaciones sociales si es que estamos convencidos del valor de la propia democracia. Y la tarea de la socialización secundaria, es lo que debería entregarse a la Escuela, que tendría así la misión de constituirse en forma de una lectura crítica, en nombre de los campos de objetividad que se trate, de la socialización primaria. De este modo ambas se revierten mutuamente. Palabras clave: Socialización primaria y secundaria, Democracia educativa, Escuela, Intelectualización, Sobrecarga. 

  8. en una comuna chilena

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    Mirtha Lischetti

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Los procesos globalizadores encuentran en el Estado chileno un campo propicio para desarrollarse después de que la brutal represión de la dictadura militar eliminara la posibilidad de un gobierno socialista llegado al poder por vía electoral. Los contenidos ideológicos de la globalización, así como las políticas económicas concretas que se llevan a la práctica en su nombre, transforman las subjetividades de los sujetos. La clase trabajadora chilena de ideología y tradición mayoritariamente de izquierda queda marginada de la vida política dentro de su propia realidad. Nuestro análisis indaga acerca de los alcances y límites de la supresión de la vida política dentro de dicha clase y la posible construcción de una contrahegemonía que ésta pueda realizar.

  9. Dental anxiety reduction and dental attendance after treatment in a dental fear clinic: A follow-up study.

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    Aartman, I.H.A.; de Jongh, A.; Makkes, P.C.; Hoogstraten, J.

    2000-01-01

    The aim of the present study was to assess treatment outcome in terms of dental anxiety reduction at a post-treatment assessment and dental anxiety reduction and dental attendance one year later. Furthermore, it was determined to what extent psychopathological characteristics were related to

  10. 42 CFR Appendix G to Part 75 - Standards for Licensing Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants in Dental Radiography

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    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Standards for Licensing Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants in Dental Radiography G Appendix G to Part 75 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE... EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR AND THE CREDENTIALING OF RADIOLOGIC PERSONNEL Pt. 75, App. G Appendix G to Part...

  11. Differential diagnosis of dental fluorosis made by undergraduate dental students.

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    Rigo, Lilian; Lodi, Leodinei; Garbin, Raíssa Rigo

    2015-01-01

    To check knowledge of undergraduate dental students to make diagnosis of dental fluorosis with varying degrees of severity and choose its appropriate treatment. Data were collected using a semi-structured questionnaire addressing knowledge of undergraduates based on ten images of mouths presenting enamel changes. Only three images were correctly diagnosed by most undergraduates; the major difficulty was in establishing dental fluorosis severity degree. Despite much information about fluorosis conveyed during the Dentistry training, as defined in the course syllabus, a significant part of the students was not able to differentiate it from other lesions; they did not demonstrate expertise as to defining severity of fluorosis and indications for treatment, and could not make the correct diagnosis of enamel surface changes.

  12. Tobacco interventions by dentists and dental hygienists

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    Takashi Hanioka

    2013-02-01

    Dental researchers and educators around the world should explore new knowledge and exchange experiences to make full use of the unique opportunity of providing dental interventions against tobacco use.

  13. Dental Health Education: Rhetoric or Reality?

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    Taub, Alyson

    1982-01-01

    Suggestions for facilitating dental health education programs in public schools include: (1) determining who will be responsible for dental health education; (2) involving parents; (3) using community health resources; and (4) assessing the results of programs. (JN)

  14. FastStats: Oral and Dental Health

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    ... What's this? Submit Button NCHS Home Oral and Dental Health Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir Data ... 2016, table 60 [PDF – 9.8 MB] Dental visits Percent of children aged 2-17 years ...

  15. Curriculum Guidelines for Clinical Dental Hygiene.

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    Journal of Dental Education, 1985

    1985-01-01

    The American Association of Dental Schools curriculum guidelines for clinical dental hygiene include definitions, notes on the interrelationship of courses, an overview of course objectives, and suggested primary educational goals, prerequisites, core content, specific objectives, sequencing, faculty, and facilities. (MSE)

  16. American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

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    ... Now Open – Charlotte, NC Membership Join the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine as a member and ... Design Oventus Medical SomnoMed Silver Sponsors Copyright © American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, All Rights Reserved. American ...

  17. 21 CFR 872.3100 - Dental amalgamator.

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    2010-04-01

    ... amalgamator is a device, usually AC-powered, intended to mix, by shaking, amalgam capsules containing mercury and dental alloy particles, such as silver, tin, zinc, and copper. The mixed dental amalgam...

  18. Curricular Guidelines for Teaching Dental Anatomy.

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    Okeson, Jeffrey; Buckman, James

    1981-01-01

    Guidelines developed by the Section on Dental Anatomy and Occlusion of the American Association of Dental Schools for use by individual educational institutions as curriculum development aids are provided. (MLW)

  19. Dental Anxiety in Elementary Schoolchildren

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    Elisabete Rabaldo BOTTAN

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Objective: To identify the percentage of students with dentalanxiety.Method: A transversal exploratory study was designed involving976 schoolchildren aged 9 to 17 years from three public schoolslocated in the urban perimeter of the city of Campos Novos (SC.Data collection instruments were questionnaires adapted from theDental Anxiety Scale (DAS and Dental Fear Survey (DFS.Results: 84% of the subjects manifested anxiety, most of thembeing classified as low-anxiety individuals. Girls were a little moreanxious than boys (87% versus 81%. The relationship betweenage group and percentage of anxious patients indicates a decreasein the frequency for older individuals. The most frequently mentionedphysiological responses were accelerated heart beat and tremors.The triggering factors were “to see” or “to hear the noise of” thedental bur and anesthesia. Most subjects (84.5% affirmed to havevisited a dental office in the past two years and 63.5% of themreported that the dental appointments were scheduled for restorativepurposes.Conclusion: Dental anxiety was present in this population in ahigh percentage.

  20. Aesthetic management of dental fluorosis.

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    Khandelwal, Vishal; Nayak, Ullal Anand; Nayak, Prathibha Anand; Ninawe, Nupur

    2013-05-22

    Significant numbers of patients visiting the paediatric dental clinics have aesthetically objectionable brown stains and desire treatment for them. Intrinsic tooth discolouration can be a significant aesthetic, and in some instances, functional, problem. Dental fluorosis, tetracycline staining, localised and chronological hypoplasia, and both amelogenesis and dentinogenesis imperfecta can all produce a cosmetically unsatisfactory dentition. The aetiology of intrinsic discolouration of enamel may sometimes be deduced from the patient's history, and one factor long associated with the problem has been a high level of fluoride intake. Optimal use of topical fluorides leads to a decrease in the caries prevalence but may show an increase in the prevalence of fluorosis staining because of metabolic alterations in the ameloblasts, causing a defective matrix formation and improper calcification. A 12-year-old male patient was screened at the dental clinic for routine dental care. He wanted us to remove and/or minimise the noticeable brown/yellow staining of his teeth. He requested the least invasive and most cost-effective treatment to change his smile. Various treatment modalities are present for the treatment of fluorosis stains. This report discusses the microabrasion technique in the patient having dental fluorosis.

  1. Correction parameters in conventional dental radiography for dental implant

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    Barunawaty Yunus

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Background: Radiographic imaging as a supportive diagnostic tool is the essential component in treatment planning for dental implant. It help dentist to access target area of implant due to recommendation of many inventions in making radiographic imaging previously. Along with the progress of science and technology, the increasing demand of easier and simpler treatment method, a modern radiographic diagnostic for dental implant is needed. In fact, Makassar, especially in Faculty of Dentistry Hasanuddin University, has only a conventional dental radiography. Researcher wants to optimize the equipment that is used to obtain parameters of the jaw that has been corrected to get accurate dental implant. Purpose: This study aimed to see the difference of radiographic imaging of dental implant size which is going to be placed in patient before and after correction. Method: The type of research is analytical observational with cross sectional design. Sampling method is non random sampling. The amount of samples is 30 people, male and female, aged 20–50 years old. The correction value is evaluated from the parameter result of width, height, and thick of the jaw that were corrected with a metal ball by using conventional dental radiography to see the accuracy. Data is analyzed using SPSS 14 for Windows program with T-test analysis. Result: The result that is obtained by T-Test analysis results with significant value which p<0.05 in the width and height of panoramic radiography technique, the width and height of periapical radiography technique, and the thick of occlusal radiography technique before and after correction. Conclusion: It can be concluded that there is a significant difference before and after the results of panoramic, periapical, and occlusal radiography is corrected.

  2. Premature dental eruption: report of case.

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    McNamara, C M

    2011-08-05

    This case report reviews the variability of dental eruption and the possible sequelae. Dental eruption of the permanent teeth in cleft palate children may be variable, with delayed eruption the most common phenomenon. A case of premature dental eruption of a maxillary left first premolar is demonstrated, however, in a five-year-old male. This localized premature dental eruption anomaly was attributed to early extraction of the primary dentition, due to caries.

  3. Image Post-Processing in Dental Practice

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    Gormez, Ozlem; Yilmaz, Hasan Huseyin

    2009-01-01

    Image post-processing of dental digital radiographs, a function which used commonly in dental practice is presented in this article. Digital radiography has been available in dentistry for more than 25 years and its use by dental practitioners is steadily increasing. Digital acquisition of radiographs enables computer-based image post-processing to enhance image quality and increase the accuracy of interpretation. Image post-processing applications can easily be practiced in dental office by ...

  4. Biocompatibility of Resin-based Dental Materials

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    Keyvan Moharamzadeh; Ian M. Brook; Richard van Noort

    2009-01-01

    Oral and mucosal adverse reactions to resin-based dental materials have been reported. Numerous studies have examined thebiocompatibility of restorative dental materials and their components, and a wide range of test systems for the evaluation of the biological effects of these materials have been developed. This article reviews the biological aspects of resin-based dental materials and discusses the conventional as well as the new techniques used for biocompatibility assessment of dental mat...

  5. What patients think of dental services.

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    Land, T

    2000-07-08

    In 1998, research on 'What the general public wants from the general dental service' was carried out by the Centre for Dental Services Studies (CDSS) at the University of York and was commissioned by the British Dental Association (BDA). The research culminated in the report: 'User Priorities for General Dental Services'. This article outlines the main message from the research and contains the researcher's personal observations.

  6. Dental Interventions on First Permanent Molars

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    2016-01-01

    The first permanent molars have the biggest dental morbidity and mortality of all permanent teeth. The main aim was to evaluate of the most common dental problems and procedures that are performed on the first permanent molars. Material and method: examination was performed in three private dental offices, two from urban and one from rural region, over a period of 2 years. The data was obtained by using dental charts from the patients and by the ambulatory register for performe...

  7. How to estimate dental age in paleodontology?

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    Vedran Šebečić

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Nowadays there are many methods available for dental age estimation: morphological, radiological, biochemical. Some methods require sample sectioning while other non-destructive methods are more appropriate for use in paleodontology. Children’s dental age assessment is based on phases in growth and development of the deciduous and permanent dentition, while age assessment in the adult dentition is based upon changes in the structure of hard dental tissue caused by aging. Dental age calculating software enables automated age calculations.

  8. Nutrition and Experimental Dental Caries

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    田村,俊吉; タムラ, シュンキチ; Shunkichi, TAMURA

    1983-01-01

    Nutrition is an effective factor for the inhibition of the development of dental caries. The constitution of diet has a strong bearing on the development of dental caries. However the theoretical background regarding the development of dental caries has not been sastifactorily established. Experimentally, we have clarified the relation of nutrition and dental caries in rats. Experimental animals used in this study were Wistar strain Albino rats (closed colony, Tamura, 1950). Young rats of 21 ...

  9. Developing Teaching Expertise in Dental Education

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    Lyon, Lucinda J.

    2009-01-01

    This exploratory study was designed to develop a baseline model of expertise in dental education utilizing the Dreyfus and Dreyfus continuum of skill acquisition. The goal was the development of a baseline model of expertise, which will contribute to the body of knowledge about dental faculty skill acquisition and may enable dental schools to…

  10. Dental Assisting Course. Bilingual Vocational Instructional Materials.

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    Lopez-Cox, Guadalupe

    This course in dental assisting, one of a series of bilingual English-Spanish vocational education courses, is designed to prepare the student to assist the dentist at the chairside in the dental operatory, to perform reception and clerical functions, and to carry out selected dental laboratory work. The course covers an introduction to the…

  11. Utilization of dental care: An Indian outlook.

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    Gambhir, Ramandeep Singh; Brar, Prabhleen; Singh, Gurminder; Sofat, Anjali; Kakar, Heena

    2013-07-01

    Oral health has a significant impact on the quality of life, appearance, and self-esteem of the people. Preventive dental visits help in the early detection and treatment of oral diseases. Dental care utilization can be defined as the percentage of the population who access dental services over a specified period of time. There are reports that dental patients only visit the dentist when in pain and never bother to return for follow-up in most cases. To improve oral health outcomes an adequate knowledge of the way the individuals use health services and the factors predictive of this behavior is essential. The interest in developing models explaining the utilization of dental services has increased; issues like dental anxiety, price, income, the distance a person had to travel to get care, and preference for preservation of teeth are treated as barriers in regular dental care. Published materials which pertain to the use of dental services by Indian population have been reviewed and analyzed in depth in the present study. Dental surgeons and dental health workers have to play an adequate role in facilitating public enlightenment that people may appreciate the need for regular dental care and make adequate and proper use of the available dental care facilities.

  12. Utilization of dental care: An Indian outlook

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    Gambhir, Ramandeep Singh; Brar, Prabhleen; Singh, Gurminder; Sofat, Anjali; Kakar, Heena

    2013-01-01

    Oral health has a significant impact on the quality of life, appearance, and self-esteem of the people. Preventive dental visits help in the early detection and treatment of oral diseases. Dental care utilization can be defined as the percentage of the population who access dental services over a specified period of time. There are reports that dental patients only visit the dentist when in pain and never bother to return for follow-up in most cases. To improve oral health outcomes an adequate knowledge of the way the individuals use health services and the factors predictive of this behavior is essential. The interest in developing models explaining the utilization of dental services has increased; issues like dental anxiety, price, income, the distance a person had to travel to get care, and preference for preservation of teeth are treated as barriers in regular dental care. Published materials which pertain to the use of dental services by Indian population have been reviewed and analyzed in depth in the present study. Dental surgeons and dental health workers have to play an adequate role in facilitating public enlightenment that people may appreciate the need for regular dental care and make adequate and proper use of the available dental care facilities. PMID:24082719

  13. Anxiety and pain during dental injections

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    van Wijk, A.J.; Hoogstraten, J.

    2009-01-01

    Objectives: The aim of this study was to study the relationship between anxiety and pain felt during a dental injection in a sample of ‘normal’ patients about to undergo ‘invasive’ dental treatment. Methods: Duration and intensity of pain during a dental injection were measured within a sample of

  14. Anxiety and pain during dental injections

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    A.J. van Wijk; J. Hoogstraten

    2009-01-01

    Objectives: The aim of this study was to study the relationship between anxiety and pain felt during a dental injection in a sample of ‘normal’ patients about to undergo ‘invasive’ dental treatment. Methods: Duration and intensity of pain during a dental injection were measured within a sample of 24

  15. A Cognitive Task Analysis for Dental Hygiene.

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    Cameron, Cheryl A.; Beemsterboer, Phyllis L.; Johnson, Lynn A.; Mislevy, Robert J.; Steinberg, Linda S.; Breyer, F. Jay

    2000-01-01

    As part of the development of a scoring algorithm for a simulation-based dental hygiene initial licensure examination, this effort conducted a task analysis of the dental hygiene domain. Broad classes of behaviors that distinguish along the dental hygiene expert-novice continuum were identified and applied to the design of nine paper-based cases…

  16. First-Aid Algorithms in Dental Avulsion

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    Baginska, Joanna; Wilczynska-Borawska, Magdalena

    2012-01-01

    Almost one fourth of traumatic dental injuries occur at schools or in their surroundings. Prevalence of tooth avulsion varies from 0.5% to 16% of all cases of dental trauma. Children with dental avulsion may seek help from school nurses so they should be able to provide first-aid treatment. However, many studies showed that the general level of…

  17. 42 CFR 483.55 - Dental services.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Dental services. 483.55 Section 483.55 Public... Care Facilities § 483.55 Dental services. The facility must assist residents in obtaining routine and 24-hour emergency dental care. (a) Skilled nursing facilities. A facility (1) Must provide or obtain...

  18. 42 CFR 440.100 - Dental services.

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    ... 42 Public Health 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Dental services. 440.100 Section 440.100 Public...) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS SERVICES: GENERAL PROVISIONS Definitions § 440.100 Dental services. (a) “Dental services” means diagnostic, preventive, or corrective procedures provided by or under the...

  19. Developing Teaching Expertise in Dental Education

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    Lyon, Lucinda J.

    2009-01-01

    This exploratory study was designed to develop a baseline model of expertise in dental education utilizing the Dreyfus and Dreyfus continuum of skill acquisition. The goal was the development of a baseline model of expertise, which will contribute to the body of knowledge about dental faculty skill acquisition and may enable dental schools to…

  20. 38 CFR 51.170 - Dental services.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Dental services. 51.170... FOR NURSING HOME CARE OF VETERANS IN STATE HOMES Standards § 51.170 Dental services. (a) A facility... and emergency dental services to meet the needs of each resident; (b) A facility may charge a resident...

  1. 38 CFR 52.170 - Dental services.

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    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Dental services. 52.170... FOR ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE OF VETERANS IN STATE HOMES Standards § 52.170 Dental services. (a) Program... (2) By arranging for transportation to and from the dental services. (b) Program management must...

  2. 21 CFR 868.5820 - Dental protector.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 8 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dental protector. 868.5820 Section 868.5820 Food... DEVICES ANESTHESIOLOGY DEVICES Therapeutic Devices § 868.5820 Dental protector. (a) Identification. A dental protector is a device intended to protect a patient's teeth during manipulative procedures within...

  3. First-Aid Algorithms in Dental Avulsion

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    Baginska, Joanna; Wilczynska-Borawska, Magdalena

    2012-01-01

    Almost one fourth of traumatic dental injuries occur at schools or in their surroundings. Prevalence of tooth avulsion varies from 0.5% to 16% of all cases of dental trauma. Children with dental avulsion may seek help from school nurses so they should be able to provide first-aid treatment. However, many studies showed that the general level of…

  4. Dental loss among ambulatory patients with diabetes

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    Kenneth E. Izuora

    2016-06-01

    Conclusions: Dental loss is common in patients with diabetes and is associated with older age, diabetic retinopathy and not flossing. In order to reduce dental loss among patients with diabetes, regular flossing should be emphasized as an important component of dental care.

  5. Incesto: una plaga silenciada

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    Yamileth Ramírez Rodríguez

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available Los costarricenses, hemos sido omisos ante los hechos incestuosos. Aun hoyes un tema tabú que suele silenciamos y por ende a veces quedan impunes. Cuando de investigación se trata, la cruda realidad es que la información es escueta, por lo que nos vimos obligados a acudir a la razón y a la experiencia de la humanidad en dicho campo, así como de nuestros despachos judiciales. El incesto es un crimen y constituye un abuso real en una relación de poder. De esta manera se dirá que el perpetrador puede ser un padre, padrastro, madre, abuelo, tío, hermanos, primos, sobrinos, etc. Pero se pretenderá dejar las bases para que esta terminología se pueda ampliar mas allá de la existencia del parentesco en línea directa.In Costa Rica, we have been omitted before acts of incest. For example, today it is still a taboo issue that keeps us in silence and that is part of the reason why this crime is still without punishment. When we investigate this topic, we find a hard reality: we do not have statistics; which is why we have to use the experiences of other people and our experience in the judicial bureau. Incest is a crime and a definite abuse in a relationship of power. In this manner, we are going to say that the perpetrator could be the father, stepfather, mother, grandpa, uncle, brothers, cousins, nephews, etc. In this essay we give the guidelines to extend this terminology and extend it to the existing familiar line of direct relatives.

  6. una perspectiva poskeynesiana

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    Carlos Guerrero de Lizardi

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Para analizar el crecimiento económico de nuestro país entre 1929 y 2003 proponemos dos modelos de inspiración poskeynesiana. El primero enfatiza el papel de las elasticidades ingreso de las exportaciones e importaciones y la dinámica económica del resto del mundo. El segundo adiciona las elasticidades precio de las exportaciones e importaciones, los flujos netos de capital y los términos de intercambio. El documento está orientado a la estimación econométrica de los muchos parámetros en cuestión. Algunos resultados son los siguientes. En primer lugar la dinámica económica observada a lo largo del período estudiado y distintos subperíodos es repetidamente inferior al crecimiento económico consistente con una cuenta corriente cero. Como consecuencia, se espera que la proporción entre el crecimiento económico de México y Estados Unidos disminuirá en los próximos años. En segundo lugar, la economía mexicana valida la condición Marshall-Lerner por lo que, según nuestra segunda especificación, el efecto del tipo de cambio real sobre el nivel de actividad productiva es definitivamente positivo. Por último, sólo a partir de 1996 encontramos un reducido efecto positivo de los influjos de capital sobre la evolución del producto interno bruto (PIB.

  7. Dried fruit and dental health.

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    Sadler, Michèle Jeanne

    2016-12-01

    A comprehensive review of the literature has found that the common perceptions that dried fruits are "sticky", adhere to teeth, and are detrimental to dental health on account of their sugar content are based on weak evidence. There is a lack of good quality scientific data to support restrictive advice for dried fruit intake on the basis of dental health parameters and further research is required. A number of potentially positive attributes for dental health, such as the need to chew dried fruits which encourages salivary flow, and the presence of anti-microbial compounds and of sorbitol, also require investigation to establish the extent of their effects and whether they balance against any potentially negative attributes of dried fruit. Advice on dried fruit consumption should also take account of the nutritional benefits of dried fruit, being high in fibre, low in fat and containing useful levels of micronutrients.

  8. [Syncope in the dental environment].

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    Findler, M; Elad, S; Garfunkel, A; Zusman, S P; Malamed, S F; Galili, D; Kaufman, E

    2002-01-01

    Syncope or Fainting is, by far, the most common emergency situation in the dental practice. Syncope is defined as an abrupt, transient, short term loss of consciousness and postural tone, followed by spontaneous and complete recovery. The pathophysiology of syncope consists of a sudden cessation or decrease in cerebral perfusion. Differential diagnosis of these medical conditions is of paramount importance in uncovering unrecognized systemic diseases. The dental team plays an important role in the process of establishing the correct diagnosis by its ability to recognize and document all the clinical symptoms and signs evident at the time of fainting. The dental surgeon is expected to be familiar with the various etiologies of syncope and should be able to differentiate between them. This article provides the essentials of the diagnostic procedure and an approach to the evaluation of the unconscious patient.

  9. Dental health in Malaysia.

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    Majid, Z A

    1984-12-01

    Three epidemiological surveys have been carried out in Malaysia since 1971. All showed a high level of caries prevalence. Ninety per cent of school children between the ages of 6 and 18 suffered from dental caries, with a DMFT of approximately 3 and a dft of approximately 2. Ninety-five per cent of the adult population had caries experience, with the mean DMFT being 13.2. Approximately 55 per cent of children showed the presence of gingivitis with the mean number of inflamed gingival units per child ranging from 1.9 to 2.8, while 72.4 per cent of adults had some form of periodontal disease with 29 per cent having pockets deeper than 3 mm. The OHI-S score for adults was 2.2 and 81 per cent used toothbrushes to clean their teeth. A further 5.1 per cent used twigs and fingers with powdered charcoal or salt. One-third of the child population needed orthodontic treatment, with 0.3 per cent examined in peninsular Malaysia having cleft lip or palate or both. In the adult population 10.4 per cent of those examined required some form of orthodontic treatment. Twenty per cent of the children in the survey were in need of dentures; 54.7 per cent of the adults were either in need of dentures or were wearing dentures. Of these 25 per cent had complete dentures. The smoking habit was most commonly associated with pre-cancerous/cancerous lesions with alcohol consumption a close competitor; 114 adults, that is 1.3 per cent of those examined, suffer from leukoplakia but only one case of oral cancer was detected.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)

  10. Dental worm disease.

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    Sabbatani, Sergio; Fiorino, Sirio

    2016-12-01

    During human evolution, the period in which groups of humans stopped harvesting fruits and seeds growing wild and introduced the cultivation of cereals as well as the domestication of animals represents a very important event. This circumstance had a considerable impact on human pathocenosis, increasing the risk of infectious diseases of animal origin. The aim of this review was to summarise the archaeological and palaeo-pathological evidence in the literature concerning this topic. Starting from early prehistory (about 1.5 million years ago) up to the historical period, several authors have described the changes in human habits and the consequent changes in food supply, leading to the transition from a protein- to a carbohydrate-rich diet across a broad interval of time. This led to additional problems for human health. The increased accumulation of carbohydrate debris in the odonto-stomatological apparatus, without the appropriate use of hygiene in the oral cavity, increased the risk of infectious disease involving the mouth. Therefore, since the Neolithic period there has been a higher risk of tooth caries, abscesses, deep infection of the teeth roots, reaching also the mandibular and maxillary bone. Several hypotheses have been proposed by the distinct civilizations, which have alternated in the different ages, to explain the cause of these human health problems, including the idea that a "dental worm" could be involved in this process, such as in the Sumerian period. We describe and discuss further modifications of this theory, developed in Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, China, Greece, in Etruscan cities and in Rome in ancient times as well as in the Middle Ages, and the evolution of scientific thought on this topic in the past 300 years. In addition, the results of some palaeo-pathological studies, which were performed on human remains, such as the maxillary bone and teeth, mainly in different geographical areas in Italy, are examined and reported.

  11. Espacio modernista. Una mirada abarcadora

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    Calderón de Puelles, Mariana

    2004-01-01

    El presente trabajo se propone una nueva mirada sobre el extenso corpus modernista hispanoamericano, narrativo y lírico, para descubrir en él las modulaciones del espacio poético y describir, evitando una formulación dogmática, el trazo de un periplo que comienza en el espacio americano, se sumerge en espacios interiores y artificiales, se evade en lo exótico y lo antiguo para regresar nuevamente a América con una técnica transformada. Se subraya la semejanza de tal periplo con la traslación ...

  12. Una visita en Sud America

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    1982-09-01

    Oisfrute de una estadfa en el Hotel La Silla, el mejor hotel de Sud America con su tan unica atmosfera extraterrestre! Los espera su calificado personal de experimentados hoteleros, jefes de cocina, etc., ansiosos todos de satisfacer sus deseos hasta el mas mfnimo detalle. Naturalmente nuestro espacioso restaurant de tres estrellas ofrece un completo surtido de exquisitas comidas y deliciosos tragos (conocedores usualmente eligen "Oelicia Orion" 0 "Centauro Especial"). EI servicio cempleto durante 24 horas incluye nuestra ya mundialmente famosa "Cena de medianoche para los miradores de estrellas", por eso - no olvide: No pierda la oportunidad de una estadfa en EL HOTEL LA SILLA - una experiencia maravillosa!

  13. Dental ceramics: a current review.

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    Lawson, Nathaniel C; Burgess, John O

    2014-03-01

    Ceramics are used for many dental applications and are characterized in various ways, including by their hardness, brittleness, thermal and electrical insulation, and biocompatibility. The ceramics most commonly used in dentistry are oxides, particularly silicon dioxide (SiO2), or silica; aluminum oxide (Al2O3), or alumina; and zirconium dioxide (ZrO2), or zirconia. This article reviews the microstructure of current dental ceramic materials and how it relates to their mechanical properties, clinical techniques, and optical properties. Typical ceramics currently in use are described, and their clinically relevant properties such as strength, fracture, polishability, and wear are compared. Cementation methods are also discussed.

  14. [Autism-friendly dental care].

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    Kind, L S; van Gemert-Schriks, M C M; Elhorst, J H

    2016-02-01

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) occurs in approximately 1% of the Dutch population. Among the group of patients with this disorder, there is a substantial diversity regarding skills, intelligence and treatability. However, there are also common characteristics; people with ASD often have difficulty with social interaction, communication, and exhibit typical patterns of behaviour. Therefore, problems may arise in the various areas of development, such as language development and responding to sensory stimuli. Dental practitioners will also be confronted with individuals with ASD. Care can be significantly improved, considering that negative experiences and dental anxiety are widespread at this time.

  15. Informed consent in dental extractions.

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    José Luis Capote Femenías

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available When performing any oral intervention, particularly dental extractions, the specialist should have the oral or written consent of the patient. This consent includes the explanation of all possible complications, whether typical, very serious or personalized associated with the previous health condition, age, profession, religion or any other characteristic of the patient, as well as the possi.ble benefits of the intervention. This article is related with the bioethical aspects related with dental extractions, in order to determine the main elements that the informed consent should include.

  16. Dental fear, regularity of dental attendance and subjective evaluation of dental erosion in women with eating disorders.

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    Willumsen, Tiril; Graugaard, Peter K

    2005-08-01

    This questionnaire study, with a response rate of 53%, examined self-induced vomiting, erosions and dental attendance in women with eating disorders (EDs) as well as dental fear and its effect on attendance and communication with the dentist. A survey of 371 responding women with EDs, who were recruited from a self-help organization, revealed that dental fear was higher in women with EDs compared to the general population. Dental fear was present in 32.1% of women with EDs, and very high dental fear was present in 16.5% of women with EDs. Of those with very high dental fear, 32.3% had not visited a dental clinic at all in the preceding 2 yr, and 43.5% only initiated contact when they had symptoms. Self-induced vomiting was especially frequent in women with bulimia nervosa (87.9%) and in those with more than one ED (the 'mixed group') (80.6%). Among those with self-induced vomiting, 45.3% thought that they had erosions, although only 28.4% had erosions diagnosed by a dentist. Of women with EDs, 61.4% failed to disclose their condition. High dental fear did not affect willingness to disclose the ED. We conclude that dentists should examine ED patients carefully for dental erosions. Moreover, they should realize that most ED patients avoid disclosing their disorder and that dental fear further complicates dental treatment in these patients.

  17. Facial and Dental Injuries Facial and Dental Injuries in Karate.

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    Vidovic-Stesevic, Vesna; Verna, Carlalberta; Krastl, Gabriel; Kuhl, Sebastian; Filippi, Andreas

    2015-01-01

    Karate is a martial art that carries a high trauma risk. Trauma-related Swiss and European karate data are currently unavailable. This survey seeks to increase knowledge of the incidence of traumatic facial and dental injuries, their emergency management, awareness of tooth rescue boxes, the use of mouthguards and their modifications. Interviews were conducted with 420 karate fighters from 43 European countries using a standardized questionnaire. All the participants were semi-professionals. The data were evaluated with respect to gender, kumite level (where a karate practitioner trains against an adversary), and country. Of the 420 fighters interviewed, 213 had experienced facial trauma and 44 had already had dental trauma. A total of 192 athletes had hurt their opponent by inflicting a facial or dental injury, and 290 knew about the possibility of tooth replantation following an avulsion. Only 50 interviewees knew about tooth rescue boxes. Nearly all the individuals interviewed wore a mouthguard (n = 412), and 178 of them had made their own modifications to the guard. The results of the present survey suggest that more information and education in wearing protective gear are required to reduce the incidence of dental injuries in karate.

  18. Reemergencia de la caries dental en adolescentes Re-emerging of dental caries in adolescents

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    A.M. Franco Cortés

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: las inequidades en la cobertura de los programas preventivos y en el acceso a la atención podrían afectar los indicadores de salud bucal de los adolescentes. Objetivo: El propósito de este estudio descriptivo fue determinar la prevalencia y la historia de caries de los adolescentes de Medellín; evaluar la tendencia de los indicadores y en consecuencia evaluar una posible reemergencia de este problema. Materiales y métodos: Los datos se obtuvieron mediante un examen clínico dental en una muestra estratificada aleatoria de 1292 adolescentes en el año 2005; los examinadores fueron previamente entrenados y calibrados (Kappa > 0,65. Se realizaron pruebas chi cuadrado, Kruskal - Wallis y de Mann - Whitney (α = 5%. Resultados y Conclusiones: Los valores promedio y desviación estándar del índice CPOD y el Índice Significante de Caries fueron 4,5±2,8 y 2,8±3,3 y 11,3 y 6,2 en los jóvenes de 17 años de colegios públicos y privados respectivamente. Estos resultados indican un incremento en la prevalencia de caries para este grupo poblacional y además de ello la polarización del problema en un grupo reducido de jóvenes cuyas características deben estudiarse cuidadosamente. Las autoridades de salud deberán enfocar la atención y la intervención sobre ambos problemas.Introduction: inequities in coverage of preventive programs and access to care may affect the indicators of oral health of adolescents. Objective: The aim of this descriptive study was to determine the prevalence and history of dental caries among adolescents of Medellin; to evaluate the tendency of the indicators, and to evaluate possible re-emerging of these problem. Materials and methods: Data were obtained from dental examinations of a stratified randomized sample of 1292 students in 2005, performed by trained and calibrated examiners (Kappa > 0.65. Chi - square, Kruskal - Wallis, and Mann - Whitney tests were used (α = 5%. Results and conclusions: The

  19. Health maintenance facility: Dental equipment requirements

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    Young, John; Gosbee, John; Billica, Roger

    1991-01-01

    The objectives were to test the effectiveness of the Health Maintenance Facility (HMF) dental suction/particle containment system, which controls fluids and debris generated during simulated dental treatment, in microgravity; to test the effectiveness of fiber optic intraoral lighting systems in microgravity, while simulating dental treatment; and to evaluate the operation and function of off-the-shelf dental handheld instruments, namely a portable dental hand drill and temporary filling material, in microgravity. A description of test procedures, including test set-up, flight equipment, and the data acquisition system, is given.

  20. La promoción de la salud buco-dental en la prevención de caries dental en los niños de la escuela Archipielago de Colón de la Parroquia Santa Rosa del Cantón Ambato, período 2013 - 2014

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    Bosquez Bosquez, Clemencia Yolanda

    2015-01-01

    El problema central de estudio son las inadecuadas actividades de sensibilización sobre caries dental orientada para los padres y niños, muchas de las cuales no tienen un enfoque integral, motivacional y comunicacional. Una de las causales se relaciona en que se dirigen solo a sensibilizar a los niños, no a los padres y docentes, quiénes deben inculcar en el hogar y las aulas la adecuada higiene dental, por lo cual existe inadecuados conocimientos acercada de las enfermedades dentales, el ...