Tooth loss and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese adults.

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AIM Metabolic syndrome is associated with periodontal disease and dental caries; however, little attention has been given to the association between metabolic syndrome and tooth loss, which is the endpoint of these two diseases. This study examined this association in middle-aged adults over a 5-year period. METHODS A retrospective study was performed in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jcpe.12523

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