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A longitudinal study of the relationship between dental caries and obesity in late childhood and adolescence

ConclusionCaries and obesity were highly prevalent in this population. Caries in childhood was not shown to be associated with obesity in adolescence and there was no cross-sectional association between the two diseases in adolescence. A CRFA is not precluded, however, the results suggest that additional interventions, specific for each disease, are required to prevent obesity and caries. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
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