Association between tooth loss and the development of mild memory impairment in the elderly: the Fujiwara-kyo Study.

@article{Okamoto2015AssociationBT,
  title={Association between tooth loss and the development of mild memory impairment in the elderly: the Fujiwara-kyo Study.},
  author={Nozomi Okamoto and Masayuki Morikawa and Kimiko Tomioka and Motokazu Yanagi and Nobuko Amano and Norio Kurumatani},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2015},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={777-86}
}
BACKGROUND Tooth loss may be a modifiable risk factor for memory disorders, but the causal relationship has not been evaluated sufficiently. OBJECTIVE This 5-year prospective cohort study investigated the effect of tooth loss on the development of mild memory impairment (MMI) among the elderly. METHODS Data are from the baseline and follow-up examinations of 2,335 community residents who were cognitively intact at baseline. The number of remaining teeth at baseline was classified as zero, 1… CONTINUE READING
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