Number of natural and prosthetic teeth impact nutrient intakes of older adults in the United States
Gerodontology, 04/30/2012Ervin RB et al.
Demographic and behavioural variables explained many of the differences seen in nutrient intakes. After controlling for these variables, the authors found that a numeric threshold of teeth (i.e. a functional dentition) influenced some nutrient intakes while the number and type of teeth present affected other nutrient intakes.
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