Is periodontal disease a risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD)?

@article{Lavelle2002IsPD,
  title={Is periodontal disease a risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD)?},
  author={Christopher L B Lavelle},
  journal={Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={176-80}
}
Coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the principal cause of death in most developed countries, despite significant preventive and therapeutic advances. Current epidemiological data imply that recent reductions in the prevalence of this disease are unlikely to be sustained until those at high risk are more precisely targeted. Although dental (especially… CONTINUE READING