Periodontal Infection – a Risk for Coronary Artery Disease


The word ‘periodontium’ means structures surrounding the teeth (i. e) ‘peri’‘around’ and ‘odontos’teeth. It comprises of four tissues – gingiva (the investing tissue), periodontal ligament, cementum and alveolar bone (that constitute the attachment apparatus) (Fig 1). Periodontitis ABSTRACT Over the years, advancement made in the field of scientific… (More)


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