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Minerva Stomatologica 2002 November-December;51(11-12):495-500

language: Italian

Risk factors in periodontal disease

Sartori S., Silvestri M.


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Some life stiles and systemic pathologies represent risk factors for the periodontal disease. Cigarette smoking in particular increases the speed of progression of periodontitis. Other conditions such as diabetes mellitus, presence of genetic markers and some bacteria are significantly correlated with the periodontal disease.

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