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Ruvinskaya G.

Screening approaches to identifying pathology of exrapyramidal system in out-patient dental practice

Keywords: extrapyramidal pathology, Parkinson's disease, screening of dental patients

The criteria for screening patients with extrapyramidal disorders when being at a dentist are developed. 142 patients with Parkinson's disease (87 men, 55 women) aged 54–80 years were examined. It was found that the main clinical symptoms of maxillofacial area that may have a certain level of specificity in detection of this disease are – moderate to severe periodontitis (pi by russel 3,8±0,21), dominance of microflora (tannerella forsythensis) in periodontal pockets; sialorrhoea and changes in microelement salivary composition; decrease of discriminatory sensitivity of the tongue and buccal mucosa on the side of the primary motor disorders.


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Ruvinskaya Guzel R.
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Dentistry and Implantology, Kazan (Volga region) Federal University; Associate Professor, Department of Therapeutic, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Kazan State Medical Academy – Branch of RMACPE of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Russia, Kazan (; ORCID:

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Ruvinskaya G. Screening approaches to identifying pathology of exrapyramidal system in out-patient dental practice [Electronic resource] // Acta medica Eurasica. – 2016. – №2. P. 26-32. – URL: