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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 148-151


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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 : 10.18231/2395-499X.2018.0034

How to cite : Krishnan Y , Agarwal A, Seth J, A link between heart & dental health. Int J Oral Health Dent 2018;4(3):148-151

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