TITLE

Periodontal disease and atherosclerosis from the viewpoint of the relationship between community periodontal index of treatment needs and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity

AUTHOR(S)
Miyaki, Koichi; Masaki, Katsunori; Naito, Mariko; Naito, Toru; Hoshi, Keika; Hara, Asako; Tohyama, Shugo; Nakayama, Takeo
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2006, Vol. 6, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: It has been suggested that periodontal disease may be an independent risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis. However, the relationship between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis has not been fully elucidated. This study aimed to assess the effects of periodontal disease on atherosclerosis. Methods: The study design was a cross-sectional study. Subjects were 291 healthy male workers in Japan. We used the Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN) score, average probing depth and gingival bleeding index (rate of bleeding gums) to assess the severity of periodontal disease. We also used the Brachial-Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity (baPWV) as the index for the development of atherosclerosis. Results: The unadjusted odds ratio (OR) of atherosclerosis in relation to the CPITN score was 1.41 [95% CI: 1.16-1.73]. However, after adjustment for age, systolic blood pressure and smoking, the CPITN score had no relationship with atherosclerosis (adjusted OR: 0.91 [0.68-1.20]). Conclusion: Our results show no relationship between mild periodontal disease and atherosclerosis after appropriate adjustments.
ACCESSION #
29362276

 

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