Volume 6 Issue 4 (April, 2018)

Review Articles

Co-relation between Periodontitis and Cardiovascular Disorders- A Review
Manjinder Kaur, Jasjit Kaur Sahota

The recent focus on the potential link between periodontal and cardiovascular disease (PD and CVD) is part of the larger renewed interest on the role of infection and inflammation in the etiology of atherosclerosis and its clinical implication. Many epidemiological studies have investigated the relationship between periodontal disease (PD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), but their results are heterogeneous. This review article is designed to update the potential association, that forms the basis of understanding for a role for PD to cardiovascular events.
Key words: Gingivitis, periodontitis, cardiovascular disorder.

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