EFFECT OF OBESITY ON PERIODONTAL DISEASE

@inproceedings{Shah2016EFFECTOO,
  title={EFFECT OF OBESITY ON PERIODONTAL DISEASE},
  author={Muhammad Kausar Nawaz Shah and Anam Rehan and Shuwana Zakir},
  year={2016}
}
The present study investigates the effect of obesity on periodontal diseases. For this purpose a sample of 80 subjects (20-50 years age) was collected at the Department of Periodontology, Khyber College of Dentistry (KCD) during July 2015 to September 2015. The periodontal examination consisted of Pocket probing depth (PPD), Clinical attachment level (CAL). Body mass index (BMI) and Waist Circumference (WC) were used as obesity indicators. The data indicated significant relation of BMI and WC… CONTINUE READING

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