Navigation Links
Post-Menopausal Status May Cause Tooth Decay

Researchers from the University of Buffalo, has found that Post-menopausal// women has an increased chance of loosing their tooth. The study was reported in the Journal of Periodontology, which was conducted in 106 Post-menopausal women during a follow up of 11.7 years. The results showed 57.5% of the women in the study lost at least one tooth. Alveolar bone loss may be cause of tooth loss in Post-menopausal women, as studies has proved that loss of each millimeter of alveolar bone loss increases the risk of tooth loss.

Periodontal disease is the major cause of alveolar bone loss and the health of the teeth depends upon the integrity of the alveolar bone holding the tooth. Dr. Vincent J. Iacono President of the American Academy of Periodontology said that, “Since alveolar bone loss has been shown to be a significant factor for tooth loss in postmenopausal women, studies will be needed to determine possible aggravating effects of post menopause on the severity of periodontal disease. Until we know more, postmenopausal women will want to control periodontal disease to significantly reduce their risk of alveolar bone loss and tooth loss." Study conducted between the years 1989 and 1991, conducted for an average of 11.7 years in Post-menopausal women with an average age of 48.8 years has showed that Estrogen deficiency in Post-menopausal women may cause loss of bone minerals which can lead to increased rate of tooth loss. This study proves that Estrogen deficiency in Post-menopausal women is an important cause of Periodontal disease.

The participants of this study had participated in a past study in 1989 and 1991. The average follow-up time was 11.7 years. The age ranged from 45 to 73 and all subjects had reached menopause with the average age at 48.8 years.

Source: Journal of Periodontology.

Information on Tooth decay in Medindia:

Tooth decay is the most important cause of tooth loss in chi ldren and younger people. A number of microorganisms are present in our mouth. Bacteria are commonest among them. Enzymes produced by these bacteria convert all foods-especially sugar and starch into acids. Bacteria, acid, food debris, and saliva combine in the mouth to form a sticky substance called plaque that adheres to the teeth.

For more information on Tooth decay:

http://www.medindia.net/patients/
patientinfo/toothdecay.asp

'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet For Post-Menopausal Women
2. Status of some prescription drugs
3. Low Socioeconomic Status May Lead To Mental Illness
4. Ruling On Non Disclosure Of HIV Positive Status Is Not Ethical
5. Treatment For Prostate Cancer Relapse Linked To Marital Status
6. Study Finds Low Socio-Economic Status Linked to Poor Dental Health
7. Prostate Cancer Outcomes Determined By Socioeconomic Status
8. Colour Of Urine Can Reveal The Health Status Of The Patients
9. Immune Response To Flu Shots Influenced By Bereavement And Marital Status
10. Men Unaware of Fertility Status After Vasectomy
11. New Study Confers All Clear Status On Letrozole, Infertility Drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... AMC Health , the leading provider ... the clinical trials market. Similar to its approach in demonstrating positive outcomes in the ... marketplace by proving the value of eVisits to support virtual studies. , ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... in Cincinnati, OH for leading-edge care, whether or not they have a referral. ... the BIOLASE WaterLase® iPlus™ laser, she targets bacteria and damaged tissue without affecting ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... JEFFERSON HILLS, PA (PRWEB) , ... June 20, ... ... now available at Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) Jefferson Hospital is providing physicians with ... 1.5T, 48-channel scanner provides higher-resolution images than traditional MRIs, enabling doctors to get ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener, Michael P. May, Ph.D., recently accepted the distinguished Sun Corridor ... Program selected Wisdom Natural Brands (WNB), and 16 other businesses from Pima, Pinal, ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... BrightStar Care Centerville/South Dayton, a home ... Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in ... symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/7/2017)... 7, 2017  Novavax, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVAX ) ... 2 trials of its RSV F protein recombinant nanoparticle vaccine ... have been published in the journal Vaccine ... in prior scientific conferences). The Company previously announced top ... is developing the RSV F Vaccine with the goal of ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... , June 3, 2017  Eli Lilly ... announced that results from the Phase 3 MONARCH ... (CDK)4 & 6 inhibitor, in combination with fulvestrant, ... with fulvestrant alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), ... breast cancer who have relapsed or progressed after ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... May 30, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), ... Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in ... , Hill-Rom,s president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to ... audio webcast can be accessed at http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm . A ... the live event through September 13, 2017. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: