What is it about?
The study examined tooth loss between men and women and found no significant differences between the two. Age rather than gender contributed to tooth loss.
Why is it important?
It provided evidence that women had better oral hygiene habits than men but that this did not necessarily mean that they did not loose their teeth.
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This page is a summary of: The Association between Gender and Tooth Loss in A Small Rural Population of South Africa, Science Journal of Clinical Medicine, January 2013, Science Publishing Group, DOI: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20130201.12.
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