Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 14 (2012), No. 4 15. Dec. 2012
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 14 (2012), No. 4 (15.12.2012)
Poster 623, Language: English
Correlation between Dental Status and Nutritional-Blood-Markers in the Elderly
Zenginel, Martha / Schmidt, Sebastian / Beißner, Sanja Vanessa / Rehmann, Peter / Kolb, Gerald / Wöstmann, Bernd
However, within the limitations of the study it can be concluded that the dental status in elderly patients reflects itself in some of the tested nutritional-blood-markers. But the question whether the sole independent variable for the nutritional status is the dental status or which role other variables play (e.g. the socioeconomic status8) remains open.
Keywords: nutritional blood markers, dental status
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