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Team Care for Periodontal Disease: A Model for Patient Rights

The National Diabetes Education Program is a joint program of the National Institutes of...

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Diseases

A study by Janket, et al, originally published in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral...

The Relationship Between Periodontal Diseases and Respiratory Diseases

The increased bacterial burden resulting from poor oral hygiene and periodontal diseases may increase...

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitus: Bidirectional Relationship

Periodontal diseases (periodontitis) are bacterial infections and can result in the destruction of tissues...

The Relationship Between Coronary Artery Disease and Periodontal Disease

William Hunter, an English physician in the early 20th century, brought to our attention...

A New Guide to Nonsurgical Management of Periodontal Disease

The recent advances and surprising popularity of today’s new dental treatments are making this...

Protecting the Next Generation: The Dental Hygienist’s Role in Managing Periodontal Disease as a Risk Factor for Low-Birth-Weight Babies

How do you serve your pregnant patients? Do you serve them at all? Do...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked With Periodontal and Cardiovascular Disease

Rates of both periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease are elevated in individuals with rheumatoid...

Endodontic Disease and Periodontal Problems: The Role of Occlusion

THE INDEX CASE Medicine uses the term index case to denote the first documented...

The Standard of Care for Nonsurgical Periodontal Treatment for Reducing the Dental Risk for Cardiac Disease

It has been estimated that as many as 60 million consumers in the United...