Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

VA Health Systems Research

Go to the VA ORD website
Go to the QUERI website

Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program

ESP Evidence Brief: Detection and Treatment of Dental Problems on Chronic Disease Outcomes

by Melissa Garrido, Ph.D. ; Nicholas Parr, PhD MPH ; Stephanie Veazie, MPH
Seminar date: 4/5/2021

Description: Dr. Parr and Ms. Veazie will present results from their evidence brief assessing the benefits and harms of periodontal disease treatment on non-dental health, quality of life, health care utilization, and costs among adults with type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dr. Garrido will be on the call as a discussant. Intended audience: Members of the clinical team who care for patients with chronic diseases, as well as researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders interested in the effect of dental treatment on chronic disease outcomes.

View archived session video:

DOWNLOAD: PDF handout | Audio only (mp3) | transcript

Questions about the HSR website? Email the Web Team

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.