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Title: Periodontal status of type 2 diabetics compared with nondiabetics in north Jordan
Authors: Khader, Y.S.
Albashaireh, Z.S.M.
Hammad, M.M.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: The periodontal status of 106 type 2 diabetic patients was assessed and compared with that of 106 age-matched nondiabetics. Patients older than 20 years with type 2 diabetes mellitus were recruited from the outpatient internal medicine clinics at the 2 main hospitals in Irbid governorate, Jordan. Periodontal disease was more severe in type 2 diabetic patients than in nondiabetics, as indicated by significantly mean higher gingival index, periodontal pocket depth, clinical attachment level and tooth mobility. There was no significant difference in the mean plaque index between diabetics and nondiabetics. The severity of periodontal disease was significantly higher in patients with diabetes > 5 years than those with duration </= 5 years
Description: 654-661
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Periodontal Index
Dental Plaque Index
Time Factors
Diabetes Complications
Comorbidity
Subject: Periodontal Diseases
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117478
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1403/14_3_2008_0654_0661.pdf
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