Measures of Dynamic Chewing Function, Rather than the Number of Teeth, are a Better Predictors of the Elderly's Ability to Intake Food and Nutrients

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Abstract

Article Title and Bibliographic Information

Dietary intake is associated with occlusal force rather than number of teeth in 80-y-old Japanese. Inomata C, Ikebe K, Okubo H et al. J Dent Res 2016;2(2):187–97.

Source of Funding

The study was supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Nos. 23390440 and 25293394) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Type of Study/Design

Cross-sectional study

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