Producción Científica Profesorado

Gingival recession and associated factors in a homogeneous Mexican adult male population: a cross-sectional clinical investigation.



Medina Solís, Carlo Eduardo

2012

Minaya-Sánchez M, Medina-Solís CE, Vallejos-Sánchez AA, Marquez-Corona ML, Pontigo-Loyola AP, Islas-Granillo H, Maupomé G. Gingival recession and associated factors in a homogeneous Mexican adult male population: a cross-sectional clinical investigation. Medicina Oral Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal 2012; 17 (5):807-813.


Abstract


Background: Diverse variables are implicated in the pathogenesis of gingival recession; more detailed knowledge about the relationship between the clinical presentation of gingival recession and assorted risk indicators may lead to improved patient monitoring, early intervention, and subsequent prevention. The objective was to evaluate clinically gingival recession in a homogeneous Mexican adult male population and to determine the strength of association with related factors. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in a largely homogeneous group in terms of ethnic background, socioeconomic status, gender, occupation, and medical/dental insurance, in Campeche, Mexico. Periodontal examinations were undertaken to determine diverse clinical dental variables. All periodontal clinical examinations were assessed using the Florida Probe System, a dental chair and one examiner. Questionnaires were used to collect diverse risk indicators. Statistical analyses were undertaken with negative binomial regression models. Results: The mean number of sites with gingival recession per subject was 6.735.81; the prevalence was 87.6%. In the negative binomial regression model we observed that for (i) each year of age, and (ii) each percentage unit of increase in sites with plaque, and (iii) with suppuration, mean sites with gingival recession increased 2.9%, 1.0% and 13.0%, respectively. Having a spouse was associated with gingival recession. Conclusions: We observed association between gingival recession, and sociodemographic and clinical parameters. Patients need be educated about risk indicators for gingival recession as well as the preventive maneuvers that may be implemented to minimize its occurrence. The potential of improved oral self-care to prevent a largely benign condition such as gingival recession is important, given the associated disorders that may ensue root exposure, such as root caries and root hypersensitivity.






Artículos relacionados

Estudio epidemiológico sobre caries dental y necesidades de tratamiento en escolares de 6 a 12 años ...

Pérdida de dientes y variables del estado periodontal asociadas en hombres policías adultos

Dental Cariesexperience, prevalence and severity in Mexican adolescents and young adults.Rev. salud ...

National survey on edentulism and its geographic distribution, among Mexicans 18 years of age and ol...

Diagnósticos quirúrgicos de cirugía bucal

Dental fluorosis prevalence and diagnostic test using Deans index based on 6 teeth, and on 28 teeth

Prevalence of and Risk Indicators forChronic Periodontitis in Males fromCampeche, Mexico

Desigualdades socioeconómicas en la utilización de servicios de salud bucal: estudio en escolares me...

Necesidades de tratamiento periodontal en adultos de la región rural Mixteca del Estado de Puebla, M...

Desigualdades socioeconómicas en la utilización de servicios de salud bucal: estudio en escolares me...