Exercise No. 323
Subject Code: 490
The 15 questions for this exercise are based on the article, Obesity and periodontitis: a link, on pages 60-63. This exercise was developed by Gustav Gates, DDS, MAGD, in association with the General Dentistry Self-Instruction committee.
Reading the article and successfully completing this exercise will enable you to:
- understand the current information regarding the link between obesity and periodontitis;
- understand the role of inflammatory pathways connecting periodontitis to obesity; and
- review the current literature on obesity and periodontitis.