Oral health and frailty in the medieval English cemetery of St Mary Graces.

@article{DeWitte2009OralHA,
  title={Oral health and frailty in the medieval English cemetery of St Mary Graces.},
  author={Sharon N DeWitte and Jelena J Bekvalac},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2009},
  volume={142 3},
  pages={
          341-54
        }
}
The analysis of oral pathologies is routinely a part of bioarcheological and paleopathological investigations. Oral health, while certainly interesting by itself, is also potentially informative about general or systemic health. Numerous studies within modern populations have shown associations between oral pathologies and other diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer, and pulmonary infections. This article addresses the question of how oral health was associated with… CONTINUE READING
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