OS2~-Cover-PageColgate-Palmolive Company, New York, recently announced the publication of its textbook, Periodontal Disease and Overall Health: A Clinician’s Guide, Second Edition. The 370-page volume is an update of the original 2010 edition and includes contributions from 32 clinicians and scientists regarding the periodontal disease and oral systemic relationship.

The book provides the latest information and clinical studies pertaining to the oral systemic relationship and is specifically directed at understanding how periodontal disease might affect distant sites and organs, resulting in an effect on overall health. Each chapter details the latest findings on the relationship between oral and systemic diseases and how patients’ can co-manage techniques for optimal oral and physical health.

Readers can access the book for free in in PDF format by visiting the company website. An ebook version is also in development for the release in the near future.