Longitudinal research on the oral environment of elderly wearing fixed or removable prostheses.

@article{Tanaka2008LongitudinalRO,
  title={Longitudinal research on the oral environment of elderly wearing fixed or removable prostheses.},
  author={Junko Tanaka and Masahiro TanakaandKazuo Tanaka and Takayoshi Kawazoe},
  journal={Journal of prosthodontic research},
  year={2008},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={
          83-8
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate oral environmental risk factors involved in caries incidence in the elderly. We investigated the relationship between the oral environment factors of the elderly with both fixed prostheses and removable prostheses at baseline and at follow-up and examined time-course changes of each oral environmental factor by prosthesis type. MATERIALS AND METHODS The subject group consisted 11 elderly patients with fixed prostheses and 11 who wore… CONTINUE READING
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