The Association of Bite Instability and Comorbidities in Elderly People.


Objective The purpose was to evaluate the association between bite instability and comorbidities, comprehensive geriatric evaluations, or disabilities in elderly people. Methods A dentist examined the oral function, such as the bite stability, number of teeth, and the use of dentures, in 119 patients (93 women, mean age: 86.7±7.8) in 2 nursing homes for the… (More)
DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.9830-17


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