JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.80, no.2, pp.267-273, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, lipids, periodontal disease, plasma, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, DENTAL DISEASE, RISK-FACTORS, ASSOCIATION, HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA, INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, INFLAMMATION, INFECTIONS
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Background: Hyperlipidemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Recent reports showed a possible association between periodontal disease and an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether hyperlipidemia has any influence on periodontal status.