Dental screening of medical patients for oral infections and inflammation: consideration of risk and benefit.
Dr. Ove A. Peters: 0000-0001-5222-8718
Microbes and Infection / Institut Pasteur
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.
Peters, O. A.,
Epstein, J. B.,
van der Sluis, L.
Dental screening of medical patients for oral infections and inflammation: consideration of risk and benefit..
Microbes and Infection / Institut Pasteur, 19(2), 84–90.