Definite, probable or dubious: antioxidants trilogy in clinical dentistry

@article{Carnelio2008DefinitePO,
  title={Definite, probable or dubious: antioxidants trilogy in clinical dentistry},
  author={Shanthi Carnelio and Sunia Arif Khan and Gwendolyn Rodrigues},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2008},
  volume={204},
  pages={29-32}
}
Recent years have shown the presence of free radicals in causation and progression of various dental diseases and antioxidant usage in dental therapeutics. Antioxidant micronutrients are important not only for limiting oxidative and tissue damage, but also in preventing increased cytokine production, which is a result of prolonged activation of the immune response. There has been a widespread availability and clinical claims on the safety and efficacy of antioxidants. However, lack of… CONTINUE READING

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