Journal of Clinical Dentistry and Oral Health

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Review Article - Journal of Clinical Dentistry and Oral Health (2021) Volume 5, Issue 1

Nutritional Reasons for Gingivitis

Periodontal diseases inflame and destroy the structures surrounding and supporting the teeth, mainly gums, jawbones, and the outer layer of the tooth root. Gingivitis is a kind of periodontal disease which is caused mainly by the accumulation of bacteria. People who have poor oral hygiene, who smoke or have certain illnesses, such as diabetes mellitus, poor diet, leukaemia and AIDS, are more likely to have such a disease. A dental disease is considered to be a sign of systematic disease and its treatment and prevention has to focus on more of brushing and flossing teeth and gums. As dental diseases are affected by oral hygiene, lifestyle, health and wellbeing and what you eat. Here in this article we will discuss the role of nutrition and supplements we intake via mouth prevents and treats gum disease.

Author(s): Asma Tabassum

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