Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease)

Updated January 7, 2022

Periodontal disease or Periodontitis is inflammation of the gums.  This condition can be acute, chronic, or intermittent. There are several root causes/factors including stealth infection, nutritional deficiencies, allergy, and mechanical issues as well.

Since the gums in part maintain the relationship between the tooth, socket, and periodontal ligament, dysfunction of the gums puts both the tooth and the jawbone at risk…

The role of interdental cleaning for oral health, general health, and quality of life _ Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Magazine

Tongue Conditions (Glossitis)

MSM promotes human periodontal ligament stem cells differentiation to osteoblast and bone regeneration

Here’s an article from 1851 (!) about the use of iodine in periodontal disease

Iodine in the Treatment of Dental Periostitis and Diseases of the Gums.1851

Neopterin and Periodontal Disease




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