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High-risk periodontal pathogens contribute to the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis

Updated: Nov 2, 2022

"Level A evidence supports that Periodontal Disease is independently associated with arterial disease. Studies indicate that the adverse cardiovascular effects from Periodontal Disease are due to a few putative or high-risk bacteria: Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Tannerella forsythia, Treponema denticola or

Fusobacterium nucleatum."

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High-Risk periodontal pathogens
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