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Periodontal Disease and Carotid Atherosclerosis: Mechanisms of the Association

By Maria Serena De Franceschi, Leonzio Fortunato, Claudio Carallo, Cesare Tripolino, Concetta Irace, Michele Figliuzzi, Antonio Crispino and Agostino Gnasso

Submitted: February 18th 2011Reviewed: September 19th 2011Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/27514

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Maria Serena De Franceschi, Leonzio Fortunato, Claudio Carallo, Cesare Tripolino, Concetta Irace, Michele Figliuzzi, Antonio Crispino and Agostino Gnasso (February 29th 2012). Periodontal Disease and Carotid Atherosclerosis: Mechanisms of the Association, Oral Health Care - Prosthodontics, Periodontology, Biology, Research and Systemic Conditions, Mandeep Singh Virdi, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/27514. Available from:

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