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Prospective association of sex steroid concentrations with periodontal progression and incident tooth loss.

Authors
  • Samietz, Stefanie1
  • Holtfreter, Birte2
  • Friedrich, Nele3
  • Mundt, Torsten1
  • Hoffmann, Wolfgang4
  • Völzke, Henry5
  • Nauck, Matthias3
  • Kocher, Thomas2
  • Biffar, Reiner1
  • 1 Policlinic of Prosthetic Dentistry, Gerodontology and Biomaterials, Center of Oral Health, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 2 Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontology Periodontology and Pediatric Dentistry, Center of Oral Health, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 3 Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 4 Institute of Community Medicine, Section Epidemiology of Health Care and Community Health, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 5 Institute for Community Medicine SHIP/Clinical-Epidemiological Research, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal Of Clinical Periodontology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Volume
43
Issue
1
Pages
10–18
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jcpe.12493
PMID: 26661340
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

No consistent associations of sexual steroids with periodontal progression or tooth loss were found. Further cohort studies are necessary to evaluate possible associations between endocrinological parameters, like supra- or subphysiologic testosterone concentrations, and periodontal progression or tooth loss.

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