Brita Willerhausen

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between caries frequency and body mass index (BMI) in German elementary school children. A total of 1,290 elementary school children (648 boys, 642 girls) were examined. The dental examination included the determination of caries frequency (DF-T/df-t values). The medical evaluation assessed the(More)
Periodontitis is a chronic, dental-plaque induced inflammatory disease of the tooth-supporting tissues, resulting in a gradual loss of connective tissue attachment and alveolar bone. The interrelationship between diabetes mellitus and periodontitis has been studied for many years. At,present, there is strong evidence to suggest that the incidence and(More)
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