Oral mucosal lesions in a representative cross-sectional study of aging Germans.

@article{Reichart2000OralML,
  title={Oral mucosal lesions in a representative cross-sectional study of aging Germans.},
  author={Peter A. Reichart},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={390-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in a cross-sectional study among aging Germans. METHODS Three specially trained dental teams examined adults (35-44 yrs, Group 1) and senior individuals (65-74 yrs, Group 2) in 90 sample points of which 60 were located in the former West and 30 in the former East part of Germany. The spectrum comprised 28 different oral lesions with subforms. RESULTS 655 individuals in Group 1 (35-44 yrs) and 1367 individuals in Group 2 (65-74 yrs… CONTINUE READING

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