Viruses: are they really culprits for periodontal disease? A critical review.

@article{Ambili2014VirusesAT,
  title={Viruses: are they really culprits for periodontal disease? A critical review.},
  author={Ranjith Ambili and Chandran Preeja and Vilasan Archana and Krishnavilasam Jayakumary Nisha and Abraham Seba and Mohammed Khasim Reejamol},
  journal={Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={179-87}
}
Periodontal diseases are multifactorial, and many etiological agents are suggested to play a role in their etiopathogenesis. Various risk factors are also suggested to influence the progression of periodontal disease. Until recently, specific bacteria were considered the major pathogens for the disease. However, the occurrence of periodontal disease in some… CONTINUE READING