Edentulousness and associated risk factors in a south Brazilian elderly population.

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AIM To examine the relationship between edentulousness and the socioeconomic and behavioural variables collected in a cross-sectional study of an elderly population. METHODS The study was conducted on 277 elderly (60 years or older) in the municipality of Biguaçu, Southern Brazil. The oral examinations and questionnaires were conducted by two calibrated… (More)

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