Perio Cardio

Periodontal diseases and cardiovascular diseases are widespread non-communicable diseases that have a significant impact on health and quality of life. Periodontal diseases (gingivitis and periodontitis) are probably the most common disease of mankind¹: about 80% of people aged over 35 suffer from them and severe periodontitis is the sixth most prevalent disease worldwide, affecting about 800 million people (about 10% of the global population).² If untreated, periodontitis causes tooth loss and it is associated with poorer nutrition, speech, and self-confidence and a lower quality of life.

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Recommendations for Medical Professionals

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Recommendations for Oral Healthcare Professionals

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