Masticatory performance in older subjects with varying degrees of tooth loss.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to establish the factors influencing the masticatory performance of older subjects with varying degrees of tooth loss and associated numbers of posterior occlusal contacts. METHODS The subjects consisted of 1274 independently living people aged 60 years and over. Individuals with partially or fully edentulous… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2011.10.007

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