AAOSH issues position paper on oral-systemic statement by American Heart Association

May 9, 2012

The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH) recently released a position paper on the comments made by the American Heart Association (AHA) on the relationship between periodontal disease and atherosclerotic vascular disease. Below is one of the paragraphs from the position paper...

AAOSH is concerned that the headlines, public statements and media reports arising from the American Heart Association’s release of its Scientific Statement concerning the proposed connections between vascular disease and periodontal disease, misstate the actual findings and statements contained within the study itself.

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