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Risk indicators for tooth loss in adult workers. Tooth loss continues to be a prevalent condition in Brazilian adults and elderly individuals. Two outcomes were analyzed: Independent variables analyzed were demographic and socioeconomic factors, clinical conditions, use of dental services, and self-perceived oral health.
Poisson regression models were used for multivariate statistical analysis. Participants were missing a mean of 5. Study results indicated that age and dental biofilm were risk indicators for tooth loss, independently of socioeconomic factors. These risk indicators should be considered when planning oral health programs for adults. Tooth loss in adults and elderly individuals continues to be an oral health hazard that has negative impacts on quality of life and interferes with work activities.
Low self-esteem related to tooth loss can hinder an individual's ability to socialize, hamper the performance of work and daily activities, and lead to absence from work. Caries and periodontal disease are the main reasons for tooth loss in adults. Adults and elderly individuals in Brazil have a high number of missing teeth. In the first national oral health survey, conducted in , missing teeth accounted for Therefore, the objective of this study was to identify tooth loss indicators in adult workers in a wholesale grocery chain.
All adults who participated in the study provided written free and informed consent. This cross-sectional study was conducted among adults who worked in a wholesale grocery chain. Calculations were performed for two age ranges within the study group: The sample was stratified by age after sample size calculation, and the age range for adults recommended by the World Health Organization WHO was used.
Company managers were contacted in advance to explain the research procedure. Twenty-five visits were planned, and in each visit 16 employees were randomly selected, resulting in the selection of adults.