Resolvins have the potential to resolve periodontal inflammation and restore tissue health

Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 07:49 in Health & Medicine

Periodontal (gum) disease is a chronic inflammation initiated by bacteria that affect the gums and bone supporting the teeth, and may eventually result in tissue and tooth loss. It is similar to other chronic inflammatory diseases such as arthritis, where inflammation causes tissue damage and is responsible for the disease.

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