Systematic review of the association between respiratory diseases and oral health.

  title={Systematic review of the association between respiratory diseases and oral health.},
  author={Amir Azarpazhooh and James L. Leake},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  volume={77 9},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this review was to investigate evidence for a possible etiological association between oral health and pneumonia or other respiratory diseases. METHODS The following data sources were used: Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Daily Update, and OLDMEDLINE); Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature; Evidence Based Medicine of Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Database of Abstracts… 

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