university of pennsylvania school of dental medicine

USA, March 30, 2014 - Patients with leukocyte adhesion deficiency, or LAD, suffer from frequent bacterial infections, including the severe gum disease known as periodontitis.

 

A study titled "Periodontal Therapy Reduces Hospitalizations and Medical Care Costs in Diabetics" was discussed at the 41st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). The event was held along with the 36th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research.