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Cardiovascular Diseases and Periodontal Treatment

EJ Sauvetre, MS Farid, CV Diji

Citation Information : Sauvetre E, Farid M, Diji C. Cardiovascular Diseases and Periodontal Treatment. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2008; 2 (2):25-29.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-2-2-25

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Published Online: 01-01-2013

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A Safe and effective periodontal treatment requires knowledge and understanding of the diseases specifically the cardiovascular ones, and the necessary modifications to periodontal therapy accordingly. Considering the high incidence of periodontal diseases in elderly individuals, the periodontist must be prepared to provide periodontal therapeutic support for an increasing number of cardiovascular patients. In this review, common cardiovascular disorders and associated periodontal issues would be discussed briefly.

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