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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology


Nutrition and its influence on periodontal disease


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Author Details: Shilpa Choudhari, Vishakha Patil, Yogesh Khadtare, Pallavi Patil

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2457-0087

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Article First Page : 1

Article End Page : 3


Abstract

Gingivitis and periodontitis are due to accumulation of plaque and calculus. Along with microorganisms there many underlying factors such as nutrition and general health of the patient is responsible for the periodontal disease progression. It is seen that there is direct relation between nutrition, immunity and susceptibility to the infection. Consistency of diet like consumption of fibrous food reduces plaque accumulation. Many studies proved that nutrition affects onset progression and healing of periodontal disease. It is very important to treat malnutrition when treating patients of periodontitis.

Keywords: Malnutrition, Periodontal disease.

 

Doi No:-10.18231/2457-0087.2018.0001