Tooth loss and dietary intake

Hsin-Chia Hung; Willett, Walter; Ascherio, Alberto; Rosner, Bernard A.; Joshipura, Kaumudi J.
September 2003
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Sep2003, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p1185
Academic Journal
Focuses on studies indicating that impaired dentition status is associated with poor nutritional intake. Longitudinal relation between tooth loss and changes in consumption of fruits and vegetables and of nutrients important for general health; Temporal association between tooth loss and detrimental changes in dietary intakes, which could contribute to increased risk of developing chronic diseases.


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