Cross-sectional study of the effects of immunosuppressive drugs on chronic periodontal disease in man.


Oral examinations were performed on 102 patients receiving immunosuppressive drug therapy following renal transplantation. A further 111 control patients matched for age and sex, were also examined. The severity of dental caries of the 2 groups was compared by considering their decayed, missing and filled teeth (DMF-T), and the severity of periodontal… (More)