All publications of “Letícia Vargas Freire Martins Lemos”

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Oral health promotion in early childhood: age of joining preventive program and behavioral aspects

Letícia Vargas Freire Martins Lemos, Silvio Issáo Myaki, Luiz Reynaldo de Figueiredo Walter, Angela Cristina Cilense Zuanon

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2895

Objective:To analyze the interference of age in the entrance into a public dental care program for infants as well as family behavioral aspects about tooth decay experience in children 0 to 4 years old.Methods: Cross-sectional study involving 465 children who were divided into 3 groups: infants whose mothers joined the program during pregnancy (n=50); infants enrolled in the program during the first year of life (n=230); and infants enrolled in the program between 13 and 18 months old (n=185). The […]

Dental caries in children participating in a Dentistry for infants Program

Letícia Vargas Freire Martins Lemos, Angela Cristina Cilense Zuanon, Silvio Issáo Myaki, Luiz Reynaldo de Figueiredo Walter

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2184

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess the impact of the “Dentistry for Infants” early dental care program run by Jacareí County (SP) by comparing the caries of individuals participating and not participating in this program.Methods:In total, 300 children between 0 and 48 months old were assessed in the following two groups: infants not participating in the program (G1, n = 100) and infants participating in the program (G2, n = 200). Each group was further divided according to age in subgroups of 0 to […]