Host Modulating Therapy is defined as: Efforts to control periodontal disease by directly targeting the host response. Doxycycline has been used at non bactericidal doses (20mg twice a day) to control […]
From the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA): A recent scientific statement by the American Heart Association (AHA) titled “Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Does the Evidence Support […]
Are antibiotics useful to treat periodontal (gum) disease? If so, which one is more efficient? Read more about Antibiotics and Periodontal Disease.
Inflammation plays a major role in the progression of periodontal disease. This video illustrates the production of inflammatory mediators involved in the progression of periodontitis. Check out the Hand Written […]
This article discusses the influence of diabetes on progression of periodontal disease.
This post discuss the link between smoking and oral disease, in particular periodontal disease.