Periodontitis: review suggests association with increased carotid intima-media thickness


We look at another new review that considers an association between periodontitis and a surrogate marker of cardiovascular disease. Most of the included studies are observational and they suggests an association between increased carotid intima-media thickness and periodontitis

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Periodontal treatment improved several biomarkers of atherosclerotic disease


In recent years that has been increasing interest in the associations between periodontal disease and a range of systematic diseases.  Towards the end of last year a joint workshop organized by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) took place in Spain.  The full papers from that meeting are [read the full story…]