Number of #teeth and masticatory function are associated with #sarcopenia and #diabetes mellitus status among community-dwelling older adults: A Shimane CoHRE study

We aimed to examine the number of teeth and masticatory function as oral health indices and clarify their roles in the pathogenesis of sarcopenia and diabetes mellitus in community-dwelling older adults. Subjects and methodsThis cross-sectional study was conducted with 635 older adults in Ohnan, Shimane Prefecture, in rural Japan. The number of teeth and masticatory …

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Elevated #Coronary Artery Calcium scores are associated with #tooth loss

This study explores the association between Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) scores and dental pathology such as missing teeth, the (peri-apical) health status and restoration grade of the teeth, and the grade of alveolar bone loss seen on a dental panoramic radiograph (Orthopantomograph–OPG).. ..212 patients were included. We found a statistically significant association between the number …

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