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Smile: Gingivitis bacteria manipulate your immune system so they can thrive in your gums

A new research report shows how the bacteria known for causing gum disease -- Porphyromonas gingivalis -- manipulates the body's immune system to disable normal processes that would otherwise destroy it.
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CONCLUSION: in a population of young non-smoking adults, consumption of either 200g guava/day or 200mg synthetic vitamin C/day, prior to and during the oral hygiene abstention period, has a preventive effect on the development of experimental gingivitis as compared to the control group that developed the usual amount of experimental gingivitis. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 29757462 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Clinical Periodontology - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: J Clin Periodontol Source Type: research
Condition:   Altered Passive Eruption of Teeth Intervention:   Behavioral: Experimental gingivitis Sponsor:   Rustam Aghazada Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study aimed to determine predictors of changes in visible plaque (VP) and gingival bleeding (GB) during integrated dental care.Materials and methodsA retrospective longitudinal study was conducted by a census of patients receiving integrated dental care in a general clinical practice ambulatory at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). The sample comprised 91 charts of patients attended over a 6-months period. Gender, age, patient ’s main complaint, oral hygiene pattern, and clinical data were recorded from charts for the last two dental visits in the ambulatory. Changes in VP and GB were modeled ...
Source: Clinical Oral Investigations - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Authors: De Santis D, Pancera P, Luciano U, Gelpi F, Causarano G, Formentini D, Marchiori M, Lanaro ML, Puddu G, Sinigaglia S, Bertossi D, Faccioni P, Nocini PF Abstract Patients in treatment with rapid palatal expander (RPE) require professional assistance and more meticulous instructions on oral hygiene, since this appliance predisposes to gingivitis and caries. The aim of this work is to analyse the variability of the oral microbial flora found in patients in treatment with RPE with occlusal acrylic splint. It was also investigated whether the association of an antimicrobial mouthwash was useful during orthodont...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
RESUMEN: Objetivo: Evaluar la eficacia de L. reuteri como adjunto en el tratamiento de la gingivitis. Material y M étodos: Se realizó un ensayo clínico aleatorizado placebo controlado en sujetos con gingivitis durante 3 meses. El grupo test recibió una tableta por día de la cepa probiótica Lactobacillus reuteri (dosis 2x10(8) UFC por día), el grupo control recibió las mismas tabletas pero sin bacterias v ivas. La variable de resultado principal fue el índice gingival (IG), y las variables de resultado secundarias fueron el índice de placa (IP) y el &iacu...
Source: Revista clinica de periodoncia, implantologia y rehabilitacion oral - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Conclusion: It is concluded that periodontal evaluation of children and adolescents should be part of the routine dental examination as a conservative treatment can reverse the effects of periodontal disease in these patients.
Source: Revista clinica de periodoncia, implantologia y rehabilitacion oral - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Some conditions can make the gums appear white. The color change may occur in one part of the mouth or over the entire gums. There are many possible causes of white gums, including gingivitis and anemia. In this article, learn about how to get rid of white gums using home remedies and medical treatments.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news
Condition:   Gingivitis Interventions:   Drug: Metronidazole gel;   Other: SMS text reminder;   Other: Placebo gel Sponsor:   Aga Khan University Not yet recruiting
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