3 years ago

Periodontal Disease, Regular Dental Care Use, and Incident Ischemic Stroke.

Kevin Moss, Rebecca F Gottesman, Wayne D Rosamond, Lauren D Giamberardino, Souvik Sen, James Beck, Thiago Morelli, Steven Offenbacher
Periodontal disease is independently associated with cardiovascular disease. Identification of periodontal disease as a risk factor for incident ischemic stroke raises the possibility that regular dental care utilization may reduce the stroke risk.

Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018990

DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018990

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