Nutrition and Periodontal Disease.

  title={Nutrition and Periodontal Disease.},
  author={Devan Raindi},
  journal={Dental update},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={66-8, 71-2}
The identification of inflammatory periodontal disease and education in local and systemic risk factors and their management forms the foundation of the treatment of this disease. Nutrition is potentially a modifiable risk factor that could drive or abrogate the underlying oxidative stress in periodontitis. As research in this area is still in its infancy, clinical guidance on the delivery of dietary advice for susceptible patients is scarce. This paper will explain the possible mechanisms… CONTINUE READING