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substantial genetic basis for risk of periodontal disease

  December, 8 2000 0:15
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Study finds substantial genetic basis for risk of periodontal disease

New research provides further evidence that a person's genes play a major role in the onset and severity of periodontal disease. The study concluded that approximately half of the variance in periodontal disease in the population can be attributed to genetic differences.

Amanda Widtfeldt
American Academy of Periodontology

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