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  Indian J Med Microbiol
 

Figure 2: Role of periodontitis and systemic inflammation. Periodontitis may generate endothelial dysfunction, which in turn is the first step of cardiovascular diseases. Although the exact mechanisms are not yet defined, some serum biomarkers are identified and may be used as a sign of the disease

Figure 2: Role of periodontitis and systemic inflammation. Periodontitis may generate endothelial dysfunction, which in turn is the first step of cardiovascular diseases. Although the exact mechanisms are not yet defined, some serum biomarkers are identified and may be used as a sign of the disease