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Relevant articles on dental-medical integration

The following is a selection of recent articles on the relationship between oral health and overall health.

Eke, Paul et al. Update on prevalence of periodontitis in adults in the United States: NHANES 2009-2012. Journal of Periodontology. 2015. Feb 17:1-18. Available at: www.joponline.org/doi/abs/10.1902/jop.2015.140520. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Izuora Kenneth et al. Impact of periodontal disease on outcomes in diabetes. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2015; 41:93-99. Available at: www.contemporaryclinicaltrials.com/article/S1551-7144(15)00023-3/abstract. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Yu, Yau-Hua et al. Cardiovascular risks associated with incident and prevalent periodontal disease. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 2015; 42(1):21-28. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jcpe.12335/full. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Lee, Ya-Ling et al. Dental prophylaxis decreases the risk of acute myocardial infarction: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 2015; 10:175-182. Available at www.dovepress.com/dental-prophylaxis-decreases-the-risk-ofnbspacute-myocardial-infarctio-peer-reviewed-article-CIA. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Casanova L, Hughes FJ, Preshaw PM. Diabetes and periodontal disease. BDJ Team. 2015; 1(15007). Available at www.nature.com/articles/bdjteam20157. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Gurav, Abhijit. Alzheimer’s disease and periodontitis – an elusive link. Revista da Associacao Medica Brasiliera. 2014; 60(2):173-180. Available at www.scielo.br/pdf/ramb/v60n2/0104-4230-ramb-60-02-0173.pdf. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Goldie, Maria Perno. New relationships between periodontitis, Alzheimer's disease, and heart attacks. DentistryIQ.com. 2015. Available at www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2015/02/whats-new-in-perio-alzheimers-and-heart-attack.html. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Azofeifa, Alejandro et al. Oral health conditions and dental visits among pregnant and nonpregnant women of childbearing age in the United States, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2004. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11:140212. Available at www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2014/14_0212.htm. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Kapellas, Kostas et al. Effect of periodontal therapy on arterial structure andfFunction among aboriginal Australians. Hypertension. 2014; 64(4):702-708. Available at: http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/early/2014/06/23/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.03359.abstract. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Michaud DS et al. Plasma antibodies to oral bacteria and risk of pancreatic cancer in a large European prospective cohort study. Gut. 2013; 62(12):1764-1770. Available at: http://gut.bmj.com/content/early/2012/09/17/gutjnl-2012-303006.abstract. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Brauser, Deborah. Poor dental health linked to dementia onset. Medscape. April 13, 2012. Available at www.medscape.com/viewarticle/762029. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Mosen, David et al. Assessing the association between receipt of dental care, diabetes control measures and health care utilization. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2012; 143(1):20-30. Available at www.jada-plus.com/content/143/1/20.full.pdf+html. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Preshaw PM et al. Periodontitis and diabetes: a two-way relationship. Diabetologia. 2012; 55(1):21-31. Available at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3228943. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Spivakovsky, Silvia. Myocardial infarction and tooth extraction associated. Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2012; 13(110). Available at: www.nature.com/ebd/journal/v13/n4/abs/6400894a.html. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Soder, Birgitta et al. The association of dental plaque with cancer mortality in Sweden: a longitudinal study. BMJ Open. 2012; 2:e001083. Available at: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/2/3/e001083.full?sid=a05da0fe-72c9-4ee7-9e6c-32037ec9e1c6. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Papapanou P, Trevisan M. Periodontitis and atherosclerotic vascular disease. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2012: 143(8):826-828. Available at: http://jada.ada.org/article/S0002-8177(14)61783-9/abstract. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Strauss, Shiela et al. Identifying unaddressed systemic health conditions at dental visits: patients who visited dental practices but not general health care providers in 2008. American Journal of Public Health. 2012. 2(2):253-255. Available at: http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2011.300420. Accessed March 7, 2015.

Sharma N, Shamsuddin H. Association between respiratory disease in hospitalized patients and periodontal disease: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Periodontology. 2011; 82(8):1155-1160. Available at: www.joponline.org/doi/abs/10.1902/jop.2011.100582. Accessed March 7, 2015.


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