Periodontal Disease and Systemic Diseases: An Update for the Clinician

Vanchit John, Hawra Alqallaf, Tatiana De Bedout

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A link between periodontal disease and various systemic diseases has been investigated for several years. Interest in unearthing such a link has grown as the health care profession is looking for a better understanding of disease processes and their relationships to periodontal and other oral diseases. The article aims to provide recent information on the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic diseases such as; cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, musculoskeletal, and reproductive system related abnormalities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)16-23
Number of pages8
JournalJournal (Indiana Dental Association)
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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