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Periodontal health, oral health behaviours, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Authors
  • Wang, Zuomin
  • Zhou, Xuan
  • Zhang, Jing
  • Zhang, Liangqiong
  • Song, Yiqing
  • Hu, Frank B
  • Wang, Chen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal Of Clinical Periodontology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2009
Volume
36
Issue
9
Pages
750–755
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2009.01448.x
PMID: 19614723
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Poor periodontal health, dental care, and oral health knowledge were significantly associated with an increased risk of COPD. Our findings indicate the importance of promoting dental care and oral health knowledge that can be integrated into the prevention and treatment of COPD.

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