Are periodontal diseases risk factors for certain systemic disorders--what matters to medical practitioners?

@article{Jin2003ArePD,
  title={Are periodontal diseases risk factors for certain systemic disorders--what matters to medical practitioners?},
  author={Lawrence J. Jin and G K C Chiu and E F Corbet},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To review recent data on the nature and pathobiology of periodontal infections and to elaborate how periodontal infections might increase susceptibility to some important systemic diseases and conditions. DATA SOURCES Medline literature search and websites of the American Academy of Periodontology and American Medical Association. STUDY SELECTION Literature and data on periodontal diseases and their links to systemic diseases. DATA EXTRACTION Review of relevant information and… CONTINUE READING

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