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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2018, Vol. 4 Issue 4, Part D

Nutrition and periodontium: Review article

AUTHOR(S): Divya and Puneet Sehgal
ABSTRACT:Periodontal health is influenced by a number of factors such as oral hygiene, genetic and epigenetic factors, systemic health, and nutrition. Moreover, bone formation and periodontal regeneration are also affected by numerous vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. The majority of opinions & research findings on the effects of nutrition on oral & periodontal tissues point the following: There are no nutritional deficiencies that by themselves can cause gingivitis/periodontitis. However, they affect the condition of periodontium& thereby may accentuate the deleterious effects of plaque-induced inflammation in susceptible individuals.
Pages: 229-232  |  522 Views  37 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Divya, Puneet Sehgal. Nutrition and periodontium: Review article. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(4):229-232.
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