Periodontal disease and systemic disease

Periodontal disease and systemic disease

Recent studies have increasingly provided scientific evidence to confirm the link between oral inflammation (mainly gingivitis and periodontitis) and some systemic diseases.

 The interaction between periodontitis and diabetes

 Overview of periodontal disease

Periodontal disease and systemic disease

The interactions between periodontitis and diabetes have been studied for decades.But only in the early 21st, the World Health Organization has formally called for vigilance about the impact of periodontal disease on cardiovascular disease and cerebrovascular disease increases the risk of stroke, respiratory diseases and The risk of complications of respiratory infections in hospitalized patients, in pregnant women increases the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight.

According to the National Institute on Tooth and Cataract, people with periodontitis are more likely to develop heart disease.According to Dr. Vo Van Nhan: Periodontal disease is also the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, especially the elderly.More worrisome, periodontitis is one of the complications of diabetes.


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