Today, at the 43rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, R. Constance Wiener, from West Virginia University, Morgantown, will present a research study titled “Association of Tooth Loss and Depression and Anxiety.”
Tooth loss from caries and periodontal disease is an outcome from complex, chronic conditions. Several biopsychosocial factors are involved, including accessing care. Individuals reporting dental anxiety may avoid dental care; and individuals with depression may be negligent in self-care. In this study, researchers examined a potential association of tooth loss with depression and anxiety.
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Survey is a complex, telephone survey of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health departments. In this study, the researchers used the BRFSS 2010 data (451,075 respondents). Analysis involved frequency, Chi square analysis, and complex survey logistic regression. Participants eligibility included being 19 years or older, and having complete data on depression, anxiety and tooth loss.
There were 76,292 eligible participants; and 13.4% of participants reported anxiety, 16.7% reported depression, and 5.7% reported total tooth loss. The sample was evenly distributed between males and females; there were 68.7% non-Hispanic whites, 12.7% non-Hispanic blacks, 12.5% Hispanics, and 6.8% other. In Chi-square analysis by tooth loss: depression, anxiety, and a combined category of depression or anxiety were significantly different in tooth loss (p <0.0001) v. participants without the conditions. The unadjusted odds ratio for tooth loss and anxiety was 1.58 (95% CI: 1.46, 1.71; p<.0001); for depression: 1.64 (95% CI: 1.52, 1.77; p<.0001); and for anxiety or depression as a combined category: 1.55 (95% CI: 1.44, 1.66; p<.0001). The adjusted odds ratio (AOR) for anxiety was 1.13 (95% CI: 0.99, 1.30; p=0.0773); for depression: 1.16 (95% CI: 1.02, 1.32; p=0.0275); and in a separate analysis of the combined anxiety or depression category, the AOR was 1.23 (95% CI: 1.11, 1.36).
At the conclusion of this national study, the researchers found that depression and anxiety are associated with tooth loss. Funding for this study was provided by the National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the, U54GM104942.
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i just died. :(
this makes my bum and thighs hurt like a bitch. okay, and every other tiny
muscle in my body. I sometimes have to breathe for a few seconds but hey –
finishing this is the most important thing. like she says… this is no
I did everything but the plank to the best of my ability. She kicked my
How often do i do this? Every day? How long? Etc? I am only familliar with
30 day shred :)
No wonder I found this hard lol, I have been using 4.5lbs weights :(
I thought this video wasn’t that hard but challenging and it really
targeted the muscles. I really enjoyed it and plan on upgrading to 5lb.
Love this workout!! I feel like I did my exercise for the day as opposed to
the 30 day shred- where I feel like it’s kind of a cop-out :)
I finished the Shred, 2nd time around. This workout is slightly less
intense than the Shred, but VERY challenging, sometimes pretty painful, but
after the shred, it’s not as bad. And it’s LONG! But at least it’s almost
all strength. No jumping back into cardio over & over, so I think it’s
somewhat less hard. I recommend trying 30 Day Shred first, all the way thru
to work your way into this. I I’ve been doing this almost a week, I can
REALLY feel the results tightening up the parts I want: thighs, butt, arms,
is this a good core workout?
Finally I finished the whole workout !!! I LOVE IT!!
finally finished the whole workout
I did it with 4.5 lb dumbbells, as well it was my first time, so I’m pround
I did Exactly a half of it without any break :D
How often do you do this video and can you also do just legs after or
before this video?
I love your workout.
i love Jillian!!! And her workouts!!
Doing this with 5 pound weights is a bad idea! Lol. Love the work-out
though, I skip the side planks because that is so hard for me, but I feel
proud that I did the whole video <3 LOVE JILLIAN :)
for how lomg do you do this workout??( i mean for how many weeeks??)
Jillian is my go to girl whenever I eat like a crazy person.. had so much
Chinese last night so I’m gonna do this right now..it gets difficult at d
beginning, but I later get slightly used to the workout in like 20mins.
I thinking make this exercise but I never made good the floor exercise. :(