THE ROLE OF DIET IN PERIODONTAL DISEASE

@inproceedings{Milward2013THERO,
  title={THE ROLE OF DIET IN PERIODONTAL DISEASE},
  author={MR Milward and Ilc Chapple},
  year={2013}
}
Introduction Periodontitis is a ubiquitous chronic inflammatory disease affecting the supporting structures of the teeth and if not promptly recognised and correctly managed can ultimately lead to tooth loss resulting in reduced masticatory function and subsequent alterations in dietary intake and nutritional status.1,2,3 The importance of successful management and treatment of periodontitis has gained added press in recent years with the recognition that periodontitis is a risk factor for a… CONTINUE READING

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