Periodontitis is an independent risk indicator for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases among 60 174 participants in a large dental school in the Netherlands

@article{Beukers2016PeriodontitisIA,
  title={Periodontitis is an independent risk indicator for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases among 60 174 participants in a large dental school in the Netherlands},
  author={Nicky G F M Beukers and Geert J M van der Heijden and Arjen J. van Wijk and Bruno G. Loos},
  journal={Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={71},
  pages={37 - 42}
}
  • Nicky G F M Beukers, Geert J M van der Heijden, +1 author Bruno G. Loos
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
  • Background The association between periodontitis and atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ACVD) has been established in some modestly sized studies (<10 000). Rarely, however, periodontitis has been studied directly; often tooth loss or self-reported periodontitis has been used as a proxy measure for periodontitis. Our aim is to investigate the adjusted association between periodontitis and ACVD among all individuals registered in a large dental school in the Netherlands (Academic Centre… CONTINUE READING

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    This study investigates the differences between subjects with and without periodontitis in: the prevalence of (pre)diabetes mellitus, the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease… Expand
    ConditionsCardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, (+1 more)
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