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Tooth Loss may be Associated With Increased Circulatory Mortality.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22935278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: The association of tooth loss with all-cause and circulatory mortality. Is there a benefit of replaced teeth? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Polzer I, Schwann C, Volzke H, Mundt T, Biffar R. Clin Oral Investig 2012;16(2):333-51. REVIEWER: Brian Laurence, DDS, PhD PURPOSE/QUESTION: To determine (1) whether the number of teeth is related to all-cause and circulatory mortality and (2) whether replaced teeth are protective against all-cause or circulatory mortality SOURCE OF FUNDING: Government of Germany (Grant #01ZZ9603, 01ZZ0103, and 01ZZ0403) TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 1: Good-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade B: Inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence.
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Brian Laurence
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  138-40     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Research, Howard University College of Dentistry, 600 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059, Phone: (202) 806 0420.
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