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Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

Abstract

A CLINICAL CASE REPORT OF HASHIMOTO’S THYROIDITIS AND ITS IMPACT ON TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS

Patil BS

Periodontitis is a multifactorial disease with microbial dental plaque as the initiator of periodontal disease. However the manifestation and progression of the disease is influenced by a wide variety of determinants and factors. The strongest type of causal relationship is the association of systemic and periodontal disease. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis has also been considered as one of the causes of periodontal disease. This clinical case report highlights the impact of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis on the outcome of periodontal therapy.

Published Date: 2011-06-30;

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