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Social isolation may increase risk of periodontal disease

Authors
Journal
Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice
1532-3382
Publisher
Elsevier - Mosby
Publication Date
Volume
4
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jebdp.2004.10.008
Keywords
  • Harm/Etiology
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Original Article Merchant AT, Pitiphat W, Ahmed B, Kawachi I, Joshipura K. A prospective study of social support, anger expression and risk of periodontitis in men. J Am Dent Assoc 2003;134(12):1591-6. Level of Evidence 2b Purpose To prospectively evaluate the role of social support in periodontal disease development Source of Funding NIH Research Grants: CA55075, HL35464, DE12102, and the Royal Thai Government Type of Study Design Cohort study

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