Periodontal Status in Subjects With Hyperlipidemia


FENTOGLU O. , Oez G., TASDELEN P., USKUN E. , Aykac Y., BOZKURT F. Y.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.80, no.2, pp.267-273, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2009.080104
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-273

Abstract

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.