Table 1: Clinical and demographic characteristics of the study sample.

Total Men WomenP

402218
Age (years) 4 9 . 4 ± 1 3 . 9 5 0 . 5 ± 1 2 . 8 4 8 . 1 ± 1 5 . 3
Type of transplant
 Liver1789NS
 Renal14104NS
 Cardiac835NS
 Cardiac-renal110
Time since transplant (months)57.8 ± 4967 ± 57.6 4 6 . 4 ± 3 5 . 9
Number of drugs consumed
 0–2220NS
 3–5371918NS
 6 or more110NS

Total402218NS

Frequency of brushing
 0-1 times per day110NS
 2-3 times per day312011NS
 4 times per day817 𝑃 < 0 . 0 1
Oral Hygiene Index
 016106NS
 118810NS
 2642NS
 3000
Damage from caries (DMFT) 1 4 . 7 ± 6 . 7 1 5 . 4 ± 6 . 4 1 4 . 1 ± 7 . 1 NS
Gingival enlargement431NS
Oral mucosa lesions
 Fissured tongue743NS
 Candidiasis330NS
 Herpes simplex101NS
 Canker sores110NS
 Other1174NS
 No lesion211011NS
Hyposalivation312NS