Oral Health Case Reports

ISSN: 2471-8726

Open Access

Anna Sobczak

Department of Internal Medicine and Diabetology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

  • Review Article   
    The Importance of Dietary Antioxidants for Maintaining Periodontal Health
    Author(s): Anna Sobczak*

    Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults and has been linked to a number of systemic health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and stroke. While poor oral hygiene is a major risk factor for periodontal disease, recent research has also highlighted the importance of dietary antioxidants in maintaining periodontal health. In this article, we will explore the role of dietary antioxidants in preventing and treating periodontal disease. Antioxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage cells and contribute to chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and help prevent or repair this d.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2471-8726.2023.9.76

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