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    • Association of Environmental Cadmium Exposure with Pediatric Dental Caries 

      Arora, Manish; Weuve, Jennifer Lynn; Schwartz, Joel David; Wright, Robert O. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2008)
      Background: Although animal experiments have shown that cadmium exposure results in severe dental caries, limited epidemiologic data are available on this issue. Objectives: We aimed to examine the relationship between ...
    • Association of Environmental Cadmium Exposure with Periodontal Disease in U.S. Adults 

      Arora, Manish; Weuve, Jennifer Lynn; Schwartz, Joel David; Wright, Robert O. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
      Background: Periodontal disease is a complex, multifactorial, chronic inflammatory disease that involves degradation of periodontal structures, including alveolar bone. Cadmium adversely affects bone remodeling, and it is ...
    • Barium distributions in teeth reveal early life dietary transitions in primates 

      Austin, Christine; Smith, Tanya M.; Bradman, Asa; Hinde, Katie; Joannes-Boyau, Renaud; Bishop, David; Hare, Dominic J.; Doble, Philip; Eskenazi, Brenda; Arora, Manish (2013)
      Early life dietary transitions reflect fundamental aspects of primate evolution and are important determinants of health in contemporary human populations1,2. Weaning is critical to developmental and reproductive rates; ...
    • Cumulative Lead Exposure and Tooth Loss in Men: The Normative Aging Study 

      Arora, Manish; Weuve, Jennifer Lynn; Weisskopf, Marc G.; Sparrow, David; Nie, Huiling; Garcia, Raul I.; Hu, Howard (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
      Background: Individuals previously exposed to lead remain at risk because of endogenous release of lead stored in their skeletal compartments. However, it is not known if long-term cumulative lead exposure is a risk factor ...