Search for dissertations about: "periodontal disease"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words periodontal disease.

  1. 1. Studies on orthodontic treatment in subjects with periodontal disease

    Author : Eglė Zasčiurinskienė; Krister Bjerklin; Rune Lindsten; Christer Slotte; Henrik Jansson; Kåre Buhlin; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthodontic treatment; periodontal disease; periodontal treatment; clinical attachment level; external apical root resorption; alveolar bone level;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on periodontal-orthodontic treatment of adult subjects with periodontal disease.Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the effects, risks and benefits of periodontal-orthodontic treatment on periodontal tissues in subjects with periodontal disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oral health and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Anders Holmlund; Lars Lind; Ulf. H Lerner; Anders Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medicine; Oral health; periodontal disease; number of teeth; cardiovascular disease; mortality; Medicin;

    Abstract : In the past two decades studies have indicated that oral health might be associated with the prevalence for cardiovascular disease (CVD), although the biological link still remains unknown. Bacteria and inflammatory mediators causing periodontal disease have also been suggested to influence the progression of atherosclerosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prevalence and Prognostic Impact of Periodontal Disease and Conventional Risk Factors in Patients with Stable Coronary Heart Disease

    Author : Ola Vedin; Claes Held; Emil Hagström; Bertil Lindahl; Mai-Lis Hellenius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Coronary heart disease; Secondary prevention; Prevention; Periodontal Disease; Tooth loss; Risk prediction; Risk factors; Myocardial infarction; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to assess the prevalence and management of established cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and the prevalence and influence of self-reported markers (number of teeth and frequency of gum bleeding) of periodontal disease (PD), a less explored CV risk factor, in patients with stable chronic coronary heart disease (CHD).We studied patients from the global STabilization of Atherosclerotic plaque By Initiation of darapLadIb TherapY (STABILITY) trial (n=15,828), in which patients with stable chronic CHD were randomized to either darapladib or placebo. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies on the Associations between Dental Caries, Periodontal Disease and Different Systemic Conditions

    Author : Hani T Fadel; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adipokines; coronary artery disease; dental caries; obesity; periodontal disease; psoriasis; risk assessment;

    Abstract : Background and aims: Dental caries and periodontal disease are the two most common oral diseases in man. Evidence shows that they may be directly or indirectly related to each other and to other systemic conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promoting oral health : knowledge of periodontal disease and satisfaction with Dental Care

    Author : Carina Mårtensson; Odontologiska fakulteten (OD); []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; periodontal disease; periodontitis; mass media campaign;

    Abstract : The general aims of this thesis were to evaluate if a mass media campaign, aimed as a health promoting campaign, and visits to a specialist clinic in periodontology could increase the knowledge of periodontitis, symptoms and treatment. A further aim was to analyse expectations and satisfaction with care among patients referred for comprehensive treatment to specialist clinics. READ MORE