Periodontal and general health: clinical recommendations

J Dent Hyg. 2014 Apr;88(2):66-8.


The purpose of Linking Research to Clinical Practice is to present evidence based information to clinical dental hygienists so that they can make informed decisions regarding patient treatment and recommendations. Each issue will feature a different topic area of importance to clinical dental hygienists with A BOTTOM LINE to translate the research findings into clinical application.

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Diseases / epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / therapy
  • Consensus Development Conferences as Topic
  • Decision Making
  • Dental Care / standards*
  • Dental Hygienists*
  • Diabetes Mellitus / epidemiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus / therapy
  • Evidence-Based Dentistry*
  • Female
  • Health Education, Dental*
  • Humans
  • Oral Health*
  • Periodontitis / diagnosis*
  • Periodontitis / epidemiology
  • Periodontitis / therapy*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Outcome