Tooth counts do not predict bone mineral density in early postmenopausal Caucasian women. EPIC study group.


BACKGROUND It has been suggested that poor dental status may be a suitable criterion for bone densitometry referral in early postmenopausal women. We evaluated this hypothesis in a cohort of 1365 Caucasian women aged between 45 and 59 years, who were enrolled into an international multi-centre trial. METHODS Subjects were recruited at four study centres… (More)


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