Periodontal disease and risk of fatal coronary heart and cerebrovascular diseases.

@article{Morrison1999PeriodontalDA,
  title={Periodontal disease and risk of fatal coronary heart and cerebrovascular diseases.},
  author={Howard I. Morrison and Larry F. Ellison and George W. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular risk},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={7-11}
}
BACKGROUND Recent reports have implicated periodontal disease as a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted using participants in the 1970-1972 Nutrition Canada Survey (NCS). The mortality experience of male and female NCS participants aged 35-84 years without self-reported CHD (n = 10,368) or cerebrovascular disease (CVD) (n = 11,251) was determined through 1993. The relation between dental health and the risk of fatal CHD and CVD was… CONTINUE READING

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