Use of Curcumin in Periodontal Inflammation

  title={Use of Curcumin in Periodontal Inflammation},
  author={P. S. Jacob and S. Nath and Sultan Os},
Periodontitis is a bacterial initiated but host modulated chronic infection that leads to destruction of the connective tissue supporting the teeth. Immune and inflammatory response directed against specific bacteria and its products become responsible for the local periodontal tissue loss in susceptible persons. Non-surgical therapy has been the mainstay of periodontal management with mechanical removal of plaque being the predominant method. However some individuals non responsive with only… Expand
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