This oral bacterium implements strategies to invade the various tissues beyond the periodontium
AGD Subject Code: 490
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify how Porphyromonas gingivalis enters into systemic circulation.
- Discuss the relationship between P. gingivalis and cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Explain the role of oral health professionals in using the P. gingivalis-systemic disease association to help patients improve their overall health.