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      Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease incidence: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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          Periodontal disease is common among adults in the US and is a potential source of chronic inflammation. Recent data have suggested an important role for chronic inflammation in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD).

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          Journal
          J Gen Intern Med
          Journal of general internal medicine
          Springer Science and Business Media LLC
          1525-1497
          0884-8734
          Dec 2008
          : 23
          : 12
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA. Humphrey@ohsu.edu
          Article
          10.1007/s11606-008-0787-6
          2596495
          18807098
          6459e3c0-7359-4836-84d2-2c659eb67bcd
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