Integrating medical, dental records can improve care, study finds

02/13/2013 | (free registration)

Integrated electronic medical and dental health records can help clinicians and researchers identify links between oral health and medical conditions, a study in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology found. Integrating medical and dental records allowed the researchers to confirm links between periodontitis and diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and other conditions, and revealed a previously unidentified link with benign prostatic hyperplasia in men. Integrated records would also allow doctors and dentist to collaborate on patient care, the researchers said.

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