Is self-reported alcohol consumption associated with osteoporotic mandibular bone loss in women?

DSpace Repository

Is self-reported alcohol consumption associated with osteoporotic mandibular bone loss in women?

Details

Files for download

Find Full text There are no files associated with this item..

Overview of item record
Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Is self-reported alcohol consumption associated with osteoporotic mandibular bone loss in women?
Author Nackaerts, Olivia ; Horner, Keith ; Jacobs, Reinhilde ; Karayianni, Kety ; Mitsea, Anastasia ; Berkas, Leonidas ; Mastoris, Michael ; Lindh, Christina ; Van der Stelt, Paul F ; Marjanovic, Elizabeth ; Adams, Judith ; Pavitt, Susan ; Devlin, Hugh
Date 2009
English abstract
The aim of this study was to determine whether alcohol consumption would predict mandibular bone quality and quantity in a large European female population. In total, 672 middle-aged and elderly women (45-70 yr of age; standard deviation = 6) were recruited in the study. Alcohol consumption was recorded through a self-reported questionnaire. Mandibular cortical width was measured, by five observers, in the mental foramen region on panoramic radiographs. Mandibular bone density, expressed as aluminium thickness, was recorded on intra-oral radiographs. Alcohol consumption was associated with a reduction of mandibular bone density and cortical width. This association was higher in subjects with excessive alcohol consumption, defined in the present study as > 14 units consumed per week. This study showed reduced jaw-bone quality in older individuals and in those with increased alcohol consumption.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0722.2008.00596.x (link to publisher's fulltext.)
Host/Issue European Journal of Oral Sciences;1
Volume 117
ISSN 0909-8836
Pages 7-12
Language eng (iso)
Subject Medicine
Research Subject Categories::ODONTOLOGY
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/9448 Permalink to this page
Facebook

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Details

Search


Browse

My Account

Statistics