The Obesity nd Periodontal Disease


  • Najmus Sahar Khan Teerthanker mahaveer university


Obesity is multifactorial disease affecting developing and developed countries worldwide. It is systemic condition associated with several diseases with increased rate of morbidity and mortality. It is major public health problem with various comorbidities affecting general as well as oral health. Periodontitis is an inflammatory condition resulting in destruction of supporting structures of teeth, connective tissue, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone resorption. There is possible correlation of obesity and periodontal disease. This article aim to review about the  relationship about periodontitis and obesity and recommend some possible measures to detect cases at an early stage .


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How to Cite
Khan, N. S. (2021). The Obesity nd Periodontal Disease. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 7(3).