Effects of periodontal treatment on lung function and exacerbation frequency in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic periodontitis: a 2-year pilot randomized controlled trial.

@article{Zhou2014EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of periodontal treatment on lung function and exacerbation frequency in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic periodontitis: a 2-year pilot randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Xuan Zhou and Jing Han and Zhiqiang Liu and Yiqing Song and Zuomin Wang and Zheng Sun},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2014},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={564-72}
}
AIM To evaluate the direct effects of periodontal therapy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients with chronic periodontitis (CP). MATERIALS AND METHODS In a pilot randomized controlled trial, 60 COPD patients with CP were randomly assigned to receive scaling and root planing (SRP) treatment, supragingival scaling treatment, or oral hygiene instructions only with no periodontal treatment. We evaluated their periodontal indexes, respiratory function, and COPD exacerbations at… CONTINUE READING
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