Dental caries in type 1 diabetics : influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries
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Dental caries in type 1 diabetics : influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries

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Dental caries in type 1 diabetics : influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries

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dc.contributor.author Miralles Jordá, Lucía es
dc.contributor.author Silvestre Donat, Francisco Javier es
dc.contributor.author Hernández Mijares, Antonio es
dc.contributor.author Bautista, Daniel es
dc.contributor.author Llambés Arenas, Fernando es
dc.contributor.author Grau García-Moreno, Diana es
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-11T12:50:48Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-11T12:50:48Z
dc.date.issued 2006 es
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10550/63517
dc.description.abstract Objectives: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases in the general population. A study is made of the presence of caries in type 1 diabetic patients. The specific aim was to determine whether such patients present a greater incidence of dental caries than non-diabetic individuals. An evaluation was also made of the relationship of caries to salivary flow and to factors inherent to the disease such as the degree of metabolic control, the duration of diabetes, and the existence of chronic complications. Study design: The study comprised 90 type 1 diabetics between 18 and 50 years of age, and a group of non-diabetic controls matched for age and sex. Visual and tactile exploration of the dentition was carried out in all cases. Oral hygiene was rated based on the O?Leary plaque index, and basal (unstimulated) and stimulated salivary flow were evaluated in both groups. In the diabetic group, correlations were established with disease control based on the mean glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) value corresponding to the two years prior to examination; evolution of the disease in years; and the existence of complications such as diabetic neuropathy or retinopathy. Results: Under similar conditions of oral hygiene and salivary flow, the diabetic group showed a higher incidence of caries than the control group (p<0.05). Likewise, on specifically analyzing the diabetic group, metabolic control of the disease, the duration of diabetes, and the existence of complications of the disease exerted an influence upon the development of dental caries. Conclusions: Qualitative salivary studies are advised to better account for this increased incidence of caries in the diabetic population. es
dc.source Miralles Jordá, Lucía ; Silvestre Donat, Francisco Javier ; Hernández Mijares, Antonio ; Bautista, Daniel ; Llambés Arenas, Fernando ; Grau García-Moreno, Diana. Dental caries in type 1 diabetics : influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries. En: Medicina oral, patología oral y cirugía bucal. Ed. inglesa, 11 3 2006: 8- es
dc.title Dental caries in type 1 diabetics : influence of systemic factors of the disease upon the development of dental caries es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.subject.unesco UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS es
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