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Volume 2009, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Oral infections are a source of bacteremic organisms that can infect damaged heart valves causing bacterial endocarditis and other forms of cardiovascular disease including stroke. This review discusses the relationship of oral infections, bacterial endocarditis and coronary artery disease, especially periodontal disease, while suggesting guidelines for best practice clinical management.

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2009-05-01
2019-11-13
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  • Article Type: Review Article
Keyword(s): coronary heart disease , endocarditis prophylaxis and Periodontal disease
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