Association of Periodontitis and Systemic diseases explores the link between compromised systemic health of 450 patients and their oral health. Diseases such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disorders (with and without diabetes mellitus), respiratory disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, hepatic disorders, renal disorders, bone/joint disorders and hypertension, were found to negatively impact the dental health of the patients. It is proposed that an improvement in oral health can yield positive results for the systemic illnesses.
The article was originally published in International Journal of Dentistry and Oral health in 2015. Please click the image below to access the full article.
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