The American Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Periodontology Editors' Consensus: Periodontitis and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

      This Editors' Consensus is supported by an educational grant from Colgate-Palmolive, Inc., New York, New York, and is based on a meeting of the authors held in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 9, 2009.
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          The recent consensus report regarding periodontitis and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) published in The American Journal of Cardiology1 and in the Journal of Periodontology2 was enlightening. As a former educator in the oral health professions, I could not help but “put on my teacher's cap” as I read the text, applying the principles found in many texts regarding the interpretation of published scientific research.3 One of the first principles is to identify the source of authorship and affiliations.
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