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Decreased masticatory performance is related to increased intima-media thickness in a general urban Japanese population: The Suita study.

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Summary of "Decreased masticatory performance is related to increased intima-media thickness in a general urban Japanese population: The Suita study."

The association between periodontal disease and carotid atherosclerosis has been widely discussed, but to our knowledge, no population-based studies have been conducted on the association between masticatory ability and carotid atherosclerosis. We aimed to clarify the hypothesis that objectively accessed masticatory performance is related to increased intima-media thickness (IMT) in a general urban population.

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Name: Journal of prosthodontic research
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