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:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... advancing the science and clinical practice of radiosurgery, announced today the publication ... multi-institutional, observational registry established to standardize data collection from patients treated with ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... today that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) will acquire QuikClot® Bleeding ... Pennsylvania. , The program, developed in association with efforts by the American College ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... , ... The Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) is pleased to ... executive director. Mr. Still was selected through a careful months-long search by the RBMA ... known to our members, has been a part of building the RBMA since 1992,” ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... Wethersfield, Conn., has relocated its corporate headquarters to a new, more expansive office ... , In October 2016, Qualidigm purchased a distressed office building in Wethersfield, Conn. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... METTLER ... ions found in power plant water and steam. , Chlorides and sulfates cause ... boilers, leading to extensive maintenance and unplanned shutdowns. Monitoring these ions at low ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... March 28, 2017  Medeon Biodesign, Inc., a ... is pleased to announce that the Company led ... Panther Orthopedics, Inc., a San Jose, ... solutions for orthopedic extremity applications.  ... rapidly, primarily due to procedure volume growth, lifestyle ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , Va. and PHOENIX , March 28, ... Avella Specialty Pharmacy released a new white ... allergies and the use of latex in healthcare. Specifically, there ... in healthcare. In fact, the FDA has urged manufacturers to ... latex" claim from labels, because of the challenge to ensure ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Kingdom and  BOSTON , March 28, 2017 ... Linguamatics today announced a partnership with premium ... agreement allows pharmaceutical companies to extract key insights ... text mining technology. The Linguamatics ... the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies. The Linguamatics-Dow ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: