Impact of socio-demographic variables, oral hygiene practices and oral habits on periodontal health status of Indian elderly : a community-based study.

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Shah N; Sundaram K;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Dental Research (issn: 0970-9290, eissn: 1998-3603)
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  • Subject: Habits | RK1-715 | complications | Dentistry | Body Mass Index | Aged | Community Dentistry | Cardiovascular Diseases | epidemiology | Geriatric Assessment | Diet | Female
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases

Periodontal disease is the most common cause of tooth loss. It is has insidious onset, chronic course, and commonly result due to cumulative effect of dietary habits, oral hygiene methods and oral habits practiced over the years. This study was planned to evaluate the p... View more
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