Periodontal disease severity in subjects with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Fecha de publicación: 27 February 2018


Autores: David Jonathan R. Gusmana, João M. Mello-Neto, Breno Edson S. Alvesa, Henrique R.Matheusa, Edilson Ervolino, Letícia H.Theodoro, Juliano Almeida

Background: Despite clinical trials and reviews attempt to assess a possible relationship between dementia and periodontal disease, no meta-analysis has been performed and this issue remains undetermined. The aim of this study is to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess severity of periodontitis in subjects with dementia.


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