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Aging and Periodontal Disease

  • R. Suresh
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Abstract

Periodontal disease is the most prevalent disease of the oral cavity. The role of aging in periodontal disease is debatable, but the means of preventing periodontal disease are available. This article gives an overview of the role of aging on the periodontium, prevention and therapy of age-related periodontal diseases

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Aging periodontal disease human 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Suresh
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  1. 1.Sri Ramachandra Dental College and HospitalsSri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (DU)ChennaiIndia

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