Epidemiology of periodontitis in the Asia and Oceania regions.

  title={Epidemiology of periodontitis in the Asia and Oceania regions.},
  author={Esmonde Francis Corbet and Wai Keung Leung},
  journal={Periodontology 2000},
  volume={56 1},
The prevalence and features of periodontal diseases in Asia and Oceania were reviewed comprehensively in 2002 (39), with subsequent corrections (38). Periodontal conditions in Asians were further considered in 2006 (35). This review provides an update of what is known about the epidemiology of periodontal disease in the Asia and Oceania region (Table 1). Due to space limitations, the region covered by this review is somewhat less extensive than the region covered in the 2002 review. Also… CONTINUE READING


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