Associations between self-assessed masticatory ability and higher brain function among the elderly.

Abstract

Among the elderly, the quality of higher brain function is a contributing factor in performing activities of daily living. The aim of the study is to elucidate, epidemiologically, associations between mastication and higher brain function. A total of 208 community-dwelling elderly persons, aged 70-74 years, were enrolled. Self-assessed masticatory ability… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2842.2011.02214.x

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