Systemic diseases among patients with and without alveolar bone loss.

@article{AlEmadi2006SystemicDA,
  title={Systemic diseases among patients with and without alveolar bone loss.},
  author={Abdulla Al-Emadi and Nabil Bissada and Constantin Farah and Burton P Siegel and Mohammed Al-Zaharani},
  journal={Quintessence international},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={761-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Growing evidence shows an association between periodontal and general health. This study was undertaken to compare the prevalence of hypertension, respiratory diseases, diabetes, arthritis, and allergies among patients with and without alveolar bone loss. METHOD AND MATERIALS A total of 420 individuals aged 18 years and older were selected. Self-reported systemic diseases, age, gender, marital status, smoking, alveolar bone level, and number of teeth present were obtained from the… CONTINUE READING