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Abstract

Impact of Periodontal disease on systemic health- An insight into the perplex

According to World Health Organization major chronic diseases currently account for about 40% and by the year 2020 it is expected to rise to 60% of the global burden of all the disease. The most prominent of these diseases are cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and diabetes mellitus which are linked by common biological and behavioural risk factors. Periodontal disease is a ubiquitously prevalent oral disease and as well it contributes to the global burden of chronic diseases. Interestingly, the interplay of common and modifiable risk factors between periodontal disease and other systemic diseases can lead to distinct health profiles at country and community levels.


Author(s): Kalpak Peter

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