Association Study Between Periodontal Disease and Male Infertility
The aim of the present study is to examine the association between fertility parameters and the periodontal status of men attending fertility and in vitro fertilization clinic.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Periodontal Status of Males Attending in Vitro Fertilization Clinic|
- Positive association between periodontitis and infertility
|Males attending in vitro fertilization clinic|
An association has been found between periodontal diseases and preterm low birth weight, coronary heart disease, and cerebral infarction. Anaerobic gram negative bacterial plaque that forms subgingivally is the direct causative factor for the development of Gingivitis and Periodontitis.
However, its possible association with male infertility have not yet been investigated.