Relationship of smoking and smoking cessation with number of teeth present: JPHC Oral Health Study*.

@article{Yanagisawa2009RelationshipOS,
  title={Relationship of smoking and smoking cessation with number of teeth present: JPHC Oral Health Study*.},
  author={Tomohito Yanagisawa and Tomomi Marugame and Satoko Ohara and Mariko Inoue and Shoichiro Tsugane and Yoko Kawaguchi},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={69-75}
}
BACKGROUND Smoking is associated with the number of teeth. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of number of teeth with smoking and smoking cessation. METHODS Subjects included 547 males aged between 55 and 75 years. Oral examinations were conducted in 2005. Smoking status information was collected from questionnaire surveys conducted in 1990, 1995, 2000, and 2005. The relationship between having more than eight missing teeth and smoking status was estimated with… CONTINUE READING

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