Role of free radicals and common antioxidants in oral health, an update.

@article{Nagarajappa2015RoleOF,
  title={Role of free radicals and common antioxidants in oral health, an update.},
  author={Anil Kumar Nagarajappa and Divya A. Pandya and Sreedevi and Kumar Satish Ravi},
  journal={British journal of medicine and medical research},
  year={2015},
  volume={9}
}
Free radicals have been implicated in the etiology of large number of major diseases. They can adversely alter many crucial biological molecules leading to loss of form and function. Such undesirable changes in the body can lead to diseased conditions. Antioxidants are compounds which destroy the free radicals in the body, thereby preventing against harmful oxidationreduction reactions. Antioxidants are critical for maintaining optimum health and wellbeing. The best sources are fruits and… Expand

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