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INTERNATIONAL DENTAL JOURNAL OF STUDENTS RESEARCH - VOLUME 4 ISSUE 3, Sept- Oct 2016

Pages: 141-143

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERIODONTAL DISEASE SEVERITY AND SYSTEMIC DISEASES:RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

Author: Elias Boutros1, *, Ahmad Al nashar2, Seba Al Haji3, Reem Ganem4

Category: Original Research

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Objective: To investigate the correlation between the periodontal disease severity and coexistence of systemic disease(s) amongst referred patients with periodontal disease to the department of periodontology, Al AndalusUniversity for medical science.

Methods: A total of 147 patients’ questionnaire between September 2013 and Mars 2015 were reviewed. Data recorded were patient age, sex, periodontal disease severity, systemic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease)

Results: 48.6% of patients presented with moderate periodontal disease (M 46.6%/ F 51.7%). 51.4% of patients examined presented with severe periodontal disease (M 53.4%/F 48.3%). 8.8% of patients had diabetes (10.5% with severe periodontal disease, 6.9% with moderate periodontal disease). 8.1% of patients hypertension (11.8% with severe periodontal disease, 4.2% with moderate periodontal disease). 5.4% of patients had cardiovascular disease CAV disease (6.6% with severe periodontal disease, 4.2 with moderate periodontal disease).

Conclusion: Periodontal disease was associated with systemic diseases but there were no significant differences between severity of periodontal disease and co-existence systematic disease.

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