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Evolución de las características demográficas de la población de profesionales en odontología incorporados al Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Costa Rica entre 1951-2017
Evolution of the demographic characteristics of the population of dental professionals in the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica between 1951-2017
Introducción. La gestión del recurso humano en salud ha sido propuesta como una necesidad por parte de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, particularmente para los países de renta media y baja. ...
The Oral Microbiota: A Literature Review for Updating Professionals in Dentistry. Part I
La microbiota oral: una revisión de literatura para la actualización de profesionales en odontología. Parte I
In recent decades, a body of literature examining the relationships between oral health and general health has rapidly developed. However, the biological mechanisms involved in explaining such relationships have not been ...
Can Biological Markers Partially Explain the Link Between the Social Environment and Oral Health?
Understanding how the social world affects humans´ health by “getting under the skin” and penetrating the cells, organs and physiological systems of the body is a key tenet in public health research. Here, we propose the ...
The early life nutritional environment and early life stress as potential pathways towards the metabolic syndrome in mid-life? A lifecourse analysis using the 1958 British Birth cohort
Background: Lifecourse studies suggest that the metabolic syndrome (MetS) may be rooted in the early life environment. This study aims to examine the pathways linking early nutritional and psychosocial exposures and ...
Prevalence of Dental Caries Among Costa Rican Male Students Aged 12-22 Years Using ICDAS-II
Objective: Dental decay is a public health challenge in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, particularly for young people, often confronted to healthcare access barriers. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence ...
Origins of health inequalities: the case for Allostatic Load
n an opening paper Cyrille Delpierre, Cristina Barbosa-Solis, Jerome Torrisani, Muriel Darnaudery, Melanie Bartley, David Blane and Michelle Kelly-Irving explore the concept of Allostatic Load as a way of examining health ...
The Oral Microbiota: a Literature Review for Updating Professionals in Dentistry-Part II
In the first part of this literature review, published in October 2019 in this journal, we summarized the conceptual background of the oral microbiota, and the main methods used in microbiology to characterize oral organisms. ...