Low Bone Mass Is a Risk Factor in Periodontal Disease-Related Tooth Loss in Patients with Intellectual Disability

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Teeth are fundamental to maintaining good quality of life, but are often lost prematurely in individuals with intellectual disability. Furthermore, since bone mass decreases in menopausal women, women with intellectual disability have an augmented risk of losing their teeth. However, the relationship between periodontal disease-related tooth loss and bone… (More)
DOI: 10.2174/1874210601307010157

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@inproceedings{Numoto2013LowBM, title={Low Bone Mass Is a Risk Factor in Periodontal Disease-Related Tooth Loss in Patients with Intellectual Disability}, author={Yoko Numoto and Takayuki Mori and Shigeru Maeda and Yumiko Tomoyasu and Hitoshi Higuchi and Masahiko Egusa and Takuya Miyawaki}, booktitle={The open dentistry journal}, year={2013} }