Can Dental Pulp Calcification Predict the Risk of Ischemic Cardiovascular Disease?

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Khojastepour, Leila; Bronoosh, Pegah; Khosropanah, Shahdad; Rahimi, Elham;
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: Journal of Dentistry of Tehran University of Medical Sciences,volume 10,issue 5,pages456-460 (issn: 2008-2185, eissn: 2008-2185)
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  • Subject: Original Article | Cardiovascular Disease | RK1-715 | Dental Pulp Calcification | Dentistry | Panoramic Radiography
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Objective: To report the association of pulp calcification with that of cardiovascular disease (CVD) using digital panoramic dental radiographs. Materials and Methods: Digital panoramic radiographs of patients referred from the angiography department were included if th... View more
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