Periodontitis: bad medicine?BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3219 (Published 19 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3219
- Michaël R Laurent, geriatrics registrar1
- 1University Hospitals Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Chapple calls for more efforts to manage periodontitis.1 I agree that this condition is associated with stomatological disability. But before concluding that it is a chronic disease that puts half of all adults at risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and a host of inflammatory …
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