The prevalence of inflammatory periodontitis is negatively associated with serum antioxidant concentrations.

@article{Chapple2007ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of inflammatory periodontitis is negatively associated with serum antioxidant concentrations.},
  author={Iain L C Chapple and Mike R Milward and Thomas Dietrich},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 3},
  pages={657-64}
}
Chronic periodontitis is an inflammatory disease that affects the supporting tissues of the teeth. It is initiated by specific bacteria within the plaque biofilm and progresses due to an abnormal inflammatory-immune response to those bacteria. Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke, type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease. Oxidative stress is reported in periodontitis both locally and peripherally (serum… CONTINUE READING

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Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke , type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease .
Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke , type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease .
Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke , type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease .
Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke , type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease .
Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke , type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease .
Periodontitis is the major cause of tooth loss and is also significantly associated with an increased risk of stroke , type-2 diabetes and atheromatous heart disease .
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