Periodontal (gum) diseases in the severe form of periodontitis, has associations with several systemic diseases. Systemic inflammation could represent the underlying mechanism that links oral health and these conditions. Integration of dental and general healthcare would not only to improve patient care, but early treatment of periodontitis also has larger economic and societal benefits. Resources on this page inform healthcare professionals and patients who suffer from periodontitis on how to manage this oral disease.

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