A comparison of tooth retention and replacement across 15 countries in the over-50s

Stock C, Jurges H, Shen J, Bozorgmehr K, Listl S. A comparison of tooth € retention and replacement across 15 countries in the over-50s. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2016; 44: 223–231. © 2015 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Abstract – Objectives: Oral diseases are still among the most common chronic diseases globally with substantial detrimental impact especially on elderly people’s health and well-being. However, limited evidence exists on international variation in the oral health status of the older population. We aimed to examine international variation in tooth loss and tooth replacement in the general population aged between 50 and 90 years. Methods: A crosssectional analysis of data from the fifth wave of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) was conducted. The data cover 14 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland) and Israel, and they were collected during the year 2013. A

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