hrp0092p2-67 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019
, Osuji Oliver
, Qudah Mansour
, Al Brahim Nahla
Periodontal disease is defined as inflammation within the supporting tissues of the teeth, progressive attachment loss, and bone loss. It results from an extension of inflammation from the gingiva into deeper periodontal tissue. Periodontal disease is well studied among the adult population. Diabetes mellitus is considered as one of its risk factors among adults. We conducted this cross-sectional pilot study to investigate the association of periodontal disease and metabolic c...