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Alarmingly poor oral health in international athletes competing in the Middle East

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  • Contributors AK and MA collected the data and are responsible for the overall content as guarantors. AK, AF and MGW analysed the data. AK and MGW wrote the manuscript. All authors contributed to the conception and design of the study, data interpretation and critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Anti-Doping Laboratory Qatar (IRB #E2013000003).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.