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International Dental Journal of Student Research

The relationship between Periodontal Disease Severity and Systemic Diseases: Retrospective study

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Author Details: Elias Boutros, Ahmad Al nashar, Seba Al Haji, Reem Ganem

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 141

Article End Page : 143


Objective: To investigate the correlation between the periodontal disease severity and coexistence of systemic disease(s) amongst referred patients with periodontal disease to the department of periodontology, Al Andalus University for medical science.
Methods: A total of 147 patients’ questionnaire between September 2013 and Mars 2015 were reviewed. Data recorded were patient age, sex, periodontal disease severity, systemic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease)
Results: 48.6% of patients presented with moderate periodontal disease (M 46.6%/ F 51.7%). 51.4% of patients examined presented with severe periodontal disease (M 53.4%/F 48.3%). 8.8% of patients had diabetes (10.5% with severe periodontal disease, 6.9% with moderate periodontal disease). 8.1% of patients hypertension (11.8% with severe periodontal disease, 4.2% with moderate periodontal disease). 5.4% of patients had cardiovascular disease CAV disease (6.6% with severe periodontal disease, 4.2 with moderate periodontal disease).
Conclusion: Periodontal disease was associated with systemic diseases but there were no significant differences between severity of periodontal disease and co-existence systematic disease