Affordable Access

deepdyve-link
Publisher Website

Is the relative increase in income inequality related to tooth loss in middle-aged adults?

Authors
  • Goulart, Mariél de Aquino1, 2
  • Vettore, Mario Vianna2
  • 1 Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. , (Brazil)
  • 2 Unit of Dental Public Health, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Public Health Dentistry
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
2016
Volume
76
Issue
1
Pages
65–75
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12113
PMID: 26228934
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Relative increases in income inequality were significantly associated with severe tooth loss and lack of a functional dentition in Brazilian middle-aged adults.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times