TITLE

STUDY SUGGESTS ASPIRIN CAN HELP FIGHT PERIODONTITIS

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Apr2000, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p439
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the results of a survey indicating that men who were taking low daily doses of aspirin had healthier gums. Effect of hormonal changes on women's periodontal health; Protection of the fibers and ligaments around the teeth; Inhibition of the action of prostaglandin E2, a chemical messenger that triggers bone loss from periodontitis.
ACCESSION #
3019220

 

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