Neha Alone

Department of Prosthodontics, Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, India


  • Research   
    COVID-19 and Periodontal Disease-The Link
    Author(s): Grishmi Niswade*, Deepali Mohite and Neha Alone

    COVID-19 is a pandemic and a global emergency declared by World Health Organization (WHO) in the year 2020. It leads to a life threatening pneumonia and severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). It has been found that the virus causes development of a hyperinflammatory state characterised by a release of a variety of chemical mediators. This is responsible for cardiomyopathy, disseminated blood clots, stroke, neurologic problems, thrombosis and multiorgan failure of heart, kidney and brain. Patient related factors such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, aging etc. are suggested to increase the risk of COVID-19 complications. Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the tooth supporting structures characterised by clinical attachment loss and bone loss which is caused by microorganisms in dental plaque. It is also characterised by release of several chemical m.. Read More»

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