Periodontal and coronary heart disease in patients undergoing coronary angiography.


Periodontal inflammation has been implicated in atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease (CHD). Coronary angiography (CA) is used in the assessment of CHD; only a few studies have evaluated periodontal disease (PD) and angiographic measures of coronary atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between CHD and PD. In this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2009.12.016