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Guest Editorial (Odovtos 21(2))
Childhood overweight and obesity are serious public health problems worldwide. Factors such as inadequate nutrition and decreased practice of exercise, are modifiable variables, therefore, overweight and obesity should be ...
Infección de la orquídea terrestre Phaius tankervillae (Orchidaceae) con el cymbidium mosaic potexvirus (CymMV) en Costa Rica
En 1996, en un pequeño vívero comercial en la zona oeste del Valle Central de Costa Rica se observaron plantas de la orquídea terrestres Phaius tankervilliae que mostraban síntomas foliares de leves a severos de un estriado ...
Identificación del virus del mosaico del maíz, un rhabdovirus, en Costa Rica
Maize mosaic virus (MMV), a rhabdovirus, was identified associated to maize field plants, showing stunting and continuous chlorotic stripes uniformely distributed over the leaf blade.The virus was detected in field samples ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Evaluation of Microleakage by Gas Permeability and Marginal Adaptation of MTA and Biodentine™ Apical Plugs: In Vitro Study
Evaluación de la microfiltración por permeabilidad de gas y adaptación marginal de tapones apicales de MTA y Biodentine™: Estudio in vitro
The endodontic treatment of teeth with incomplete development is always a complex task. Nowadays, biomaterials such as bioceramics offers promising clinical evidence that supports its use. However, the standardization of ...