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The relationship between periodontal disease, tooth loss and decreased skeletal bone mineral density in ageing women.

Authors
  • Savić Pavičin, Ivana1
  • Dumančić, Jelena1, 2
  • Jukić, Tomislav3
  • Badel, Tomislav4
  • 1 Department of Dental Anthropology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. , (Croatia)
  • 2 Dental Clinic, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. , (Croatia)
  • 3 Clinic for Nuclear Medicine and Oncology, Clinical Hospital Center "Sestre milosrdnice" Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. , (Croatia)
  • 4 Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. , (Croatia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gerodontology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
34
Issue
4
Pages
441–445
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/ger.12290
PMID: 28812320
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Although osteoporosis is not the main cause of periodontitis, it may be a factor that leads to enhanced periodontal pocket depth and greater risk of tooth loss in ageing women.

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