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Table 2 Prevalence of perceived oral problems in 11–14 year old Brazilian children (n = 342)

From: Child-OIDP index in Brazil: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation

List of common oral problems Children with the problem % (n)
Sensitive tooth 63.2 (216)
Tooth color 42.4 (145)
Bleeding gums 36.8 (126)
Toothache 35.4 (121)
Dental caries 32.7 (112)
Position of teeth 32.2 (110)
Tooth shape or size 30.4 (104)
Erupting permanent tooth 25.4 (87)
Wounds 22.8 (78)
Bad breath 17.3 (59)
Space between teeth 16.1 (55)
Exfoliating primary teeth 14.6 (50)
Swollen gums 12.0 (41)
Broken permanent tooth 9.6 (33)
Tartar (calculus) 7.0 (24)
Missing permanent tooth 6.7 (23)
Deformed mouth or face 0.9 (3)
Other problems 2.3 (8)