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The American Dental Association's multicultural workshops, American Dental Association, June 2005

Periodontal Disease and Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Care, January 2005
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Periodontal Disease Predicts Mortality in Diabetics, Diabetes Care, Diabetes In Control, January 2005

Change in Subgingival Microbial Profiles in Adult Periodontitis Subjects Receiving Either Systematically Administered Amoxicillin or Metronidazole, Journal Of Clinical Periodontology, April 2005
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Adjunctive Antimicrobial Therapy of Periodontitis: Long-Term Effects on Disease Progression and Oral Colonization, Journal of Periodontology, May 2005
Periodontal Disease as a Specific, albeit Chronic, Infection: Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, October 2001

Comparison of C-reactive Protein and Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels in the Perdition of First Cardiovascular Events, New England Journal of Medicine, November 2002
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C-reactive Protein Comes of Age, Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine, November 2004
Novel Risk Factors for Systemic Atherosclerosis, Journal of the American Medical Association, May 2001

The Role of Panoramic Radiographs in the Medical Surveillance of a Patient at Risk for Stroke, University of Rochester Medical Center, November 2000
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Strokes: Dental X-Rays Reveal More Than Cavities, The Diabetic News, December 2004

Dirty Teeth Can Kill You,, November 2004
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Dirty Teeth Can Kill You, U.S. Study Shows, Natural Solutions Radio, December 2004

Dental X-rays Screen for Osteoporosis, International Journal of Prosthodontics, PubMed, September/October 1996

Periodontal Microbiota and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, MedPage Today, February 2005
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Periodontal Pathogens Linked to Atherosclerosis, EMedicine, September 2005

Oral Health During Pregnancy: An Analysis of Information Collected by the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, Journal of the American Medical Association, PubMed, July 2001
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Factors Related to Utilization of Dental Services During Pregnancy, Journal Of Clinical Periodontology, Blackwell Synergy, July 2005

Further Evidence Reveals The Association Between Periodontal Disease and Coronary Artery Disease, Journal of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, October 2004
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Further Evidence Reveals the Association Between Periodontal Disease and Coronary Artery Disease, Journal of Periodontology, Innovations Report, October 2004

Relationship of Clinical Depression to Periodontal Treatment, Journal of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontology, April 2002

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