Link Between Oral Infections And Cardiovascular Disease Morbidity Explained:
"In addition, a new screening diagnostic system called STAT-CK (developed by Dr. Gottehrer) which gives the dentist and the patient a simple solution to visualize and categorize the stages of periodontal disease using grades A – F (A being minor damage to gums, F being the most severe case of damage to the gums and bone, needing surgical attention). This diagnostic tool can be personalized for each patient and it allows all doctors to understand the patient's periodontal condition. “This tool can help improve the communication between the dentist and doctor, as well as the treatment and health of the patient,” says Dr. Gottehrer"
Monday, July 13, 2009
The point is that small events can have big consequences in a complex system. The earlier one can see the signs, the easier is the intervention. As it is with healthy arteries, so it is with healthy learning.