Check out my latest presentation built on , where anyone can create & share professional presentations, websites and photo albums in minutes. Abstract. DHO, María Silvina. CARIOGENIC FOOD CONSUMPTION IN ADULTS IN THE CITY OF CORRIENTES, ARGENTINA. Hacia promoc. Salud [online]. 11 mar. Os alimentos cariogénicos são aqueles que produzem ou promovem o desenvolvimento de cáries dentárias. De acordo com a American.

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Most survey respondents can differentiate cariogenic from non-cariogenic food. Oral health; food habits; dietary carbohydrates; alimentoss health surveys; socioeconomic factors. Information concerning the study variables was collected through an in-home survey in the city alimenhos Corrientes, Argentina in Although diabetics’ diet is less abundant in carbohydrates, which provides a smaller exposure to cariogenic food, the regularity of meals can increase the risk of caries since the critical pH for demineralization is reached frequently throughout the day.

How to cite this article. To describe the knowledge on the cariogenic potential of certain foods, to analyze frequency and moment of ingestion, and to compare consumption of cariogenic food in groups with different socio-economic levels. Daily frequency of consumption was significantly associated to the moment of ingestion between meals.


Although most of the population in this study can differentiate cariogenic from non-cariogenic food, their daily consumption is high, specially “between main meals” when the cariogenic potential is higher.


In groups with different socio-economic levels no statistically significant differences were found. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.

Type 1 diabetes mellitus and oral health are strictly related on a reciprocal basis, and an increased susceptibility to a wide variety of oral diseases is recognised in these patients. The aim of the present study was to establish a relationship between the prevalence of dental caries in Type 1 diabetic patients treated alkmentos insulin pump and that of non-diabetic patients. Services on Demand Article.

The sample consisted of 30 adults with diabetes mellitus treated with insulin pump selected from the Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre and 30 nondiabetic adults selected from the ones accompanying cariogeincos diabetic patients.

There were no statistically significant differences between the two groups as regards oral hygiene habits and frequency of visits to the dentist. An observational clinical study of analytical and cross-sectional nature was conducted.


However, the existence of a chronic condition may determine a high concern for general preventive care, resulting in an overall improvement of their oral health, which could justify the results.

One dentist evaluated all of the patients between January and May of in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra.

[Prevalence of Dental Caries in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Treated with Insulin Pump].

A simple random sampling design was applied, which was complemented with a non-probability quota sampling. Type 1 diabetic patients treated with insulin pump don’t have a higher prevalence of dental caries.

Diabetic patients alimenros similar levels on the caries and plaque index to non-diabetic patients. During the clinical evaluation a case report form adapted to the objectives of the investigation was completed.