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Poor glycaemic control results in tooth loss in middle age, study finds

ŌTSU, Japan: In the largest study of its kind, researchers in Japan have analysed glycaemic control and natural tooth retention to investigate the association between the two. They have uncovered evidence that people with higher haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels and elevated fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels, indices of poor glycaemic control, have poorer tooth retention.
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