Title

Dental screening of medical patients for oral infections and inflammation: consideration of risk and benefit.

ORCiD

Dr. Ove A. Peters: 0000-0001-5222-8718

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Microbes and Infection / Institut Pasteur

ISSN

1769-714X

Volume

19

Issue

2

DOI

10.1016/j.micinf.2016.10.002

First Page

84

Last Page

90

Publication Date

2-1-2017

Abstract

The primary purpose of preoperative dental screening of medical patients is to detect acute or chronic oral conditions that may require management prior to planned medical interventions. The aim of this communication is to discuss the background of preoperative dental screening and the link between dental pathologies and systemic diseases.

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