Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 10 - 2020
Periodontal Disease and its Relevance in the Etiopathogenesis of Alzheimer Disease: A Literature Review
Touil Dorsaf*, Oueslati Yassine and Lamia Oualha
Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Surgery, University Hospital Sahloul Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12ES11, Dental Faculty of Monastir, University of Monastir, Tunisia
*Corresponding Author: Touil Dorsaf, Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Surgery, University Hospital Sahloul Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12ES11, Dental Faculty of Monastir, University of Monastir, Tunisia.
Received: August 20, 2020; Published: September 28, 2020


The aim of this review paper was to update the relationship between periodontal disease (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in order to determine if PD is associated with an increased risk of dementia severity and cognitive decline and to eventually conclude to possible therapeutic implications of this relationship.

Keywords: Periodontitis; Periodontal Disease; Alzheimer Disease; Tooth Loss; Dementia


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Citation: Touil Dorsaf., et al. “Periodontal Disease and its Relevance in the Etiopathogenesis of Alzheimer Disease: A Literature Review”. EC Dental Science 19.10 (2020): 199-204.

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