Association between mastication and cognitive status: A systematic review.

Abstract

PURPOSE A substantial number of elderly people suffer from cognitive impairment and dementia, which are considered to have various risk factors, including masticatory dysfunction; however, the association between mastication and cognition is inconclusive. The objectives of this systematic review were to provide an overview of the literature on (1) the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2016.12.006

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