Hein AHA commentary

Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA, recently distributed a “personal commentary” regarding “AHA Scientific Statement Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease.”

Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA, is the former chief editor of Grand Rounds in Oral-Systemic Medicine. She recently distributed a “personal commentary” regarding “AHA Scientific Statement Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease.”

The American Heart Association recently questioned a link between periodontal disease and atherosclerotic vascular disease

Hein responded to the AHA statement with her commentary. Click here.

A prominent speaker, author, and researcher on oral-systemic links, Hein oversaw the publication of many articles on oral-systemic links for Grand Rounds in 2006 and 2007.

In her commentary, she refers to the “Scottsdale Project,” a supplement produced by Grand Rounds in 2007. The entire supplement can be viewed here.

The February 2006 issue of Grand Rounds published articles within a theme of “The Significance of Periodontal Infection in Cardiology.” To view the issue, click here.

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