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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology


Oral health and systemic diseases relationship


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Author Details : Sandeep Kaur, Kirandeep Kaur, Ritesh Gupta

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 44-49


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Abstract

Research has demonstrated that the association between oral inflammation and systemic inflammation may be the key to understanding the deleterious effects on multiple organ systems. However, is the relationship so complex that it is like trying to crack the DaVinci Code, or can health care professionals and the public understand the role of inflammation in oral and systemic health? The purpose of this article is to review how the inflammatory process functions in the human body. This review considers the systemic consequences of odontogenic infections and the possible mechanisms by which oral infection and inflammation can contribute to cardiovascular disease, as well as the oral conditions associated with medically compromised patients. Clinicians should increase their knowledge of oral diseases, and dentists must strengthen their understanding of general medicine, in order to avoid unnecessary risks for infection that originate in the mouth.

Keywords:
Inflammation, Periodontal diseases, Periodontitis, Infection

How to cite : Kaur S, Kaur K, Gupta R, Oral health and systemic diseases relationship. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2016;1(2):44-49

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