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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


A link between heart & dental health


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Author Details: Yogeshwari Krishnan*,Anubha Agarwal,Jyotsna Seth

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 148

Article End Page : 151


Abstract

Various studies have been conducted so far using oral infection to be a hypothesis saying it to be a cause of Cardiovascular Diseases. Periodontal infections being the leading source but the conflict still continues to linger, that there is dental contribution towards heart problems. It is undetermined, whether this relationship is coincidental or specific. Though most studies have concluded it to be one positive relationship.

Keywords: Oral health, Heart health, Periodontal diseases and epidemiology.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0034