publication . Article . 2016

The Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Neoplasms of the Oral Cavity: A Review Article

Maryam Nourelahi; Behnaz Roshannia; Somayeh Kameli; Mohsen Hormozi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health, volume 3, issue 4 (issn: 2423-4451, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Semnan Univeristy of Medical Sciences
Abstract
Context Oral cavity is one of the most common sites for neoplasms with a multifactorial etiology. Tobacco and alcohol are the main risk factors. Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease affecting periodontal tissues such as gingiva, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. Periodontal disease is linked to many systemic diseases. Recently a link between periodontal disease and cancer is suggested. The current review article aimed to evaluate the association between periodontal disease and risk of cancer in the oral cavity and some related factors. Evidence Acquisition Evidence suggests that oral cavity cancer is significantly more prevalent in patients with ...
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Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: lcsh:Therapeutics. Pharmacology, lcsh:RM1-950, Oral microbiology, Periodontitis, medicine.disease, medicine, Tooth mobility, Periodontal fiber, Leukoplakia, Dermatology, medicine.medical_specialty, Gingival and periodontal pocket, Gingival Squamous Cell Carcinoma, business.industry, business, Gingival enlargement
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