TITLE

ACUTE VITAMIN C DEFICIENCY AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
GLICKMAN, IRVING
PUB. DATE
February 1948
SOURCE
Journal of Dental Research;Feb1948, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the results of a research study conducted to determine how microscopic changes in vitamin C deficiency influence the progress of periodontal disease. The study finds that vitamin C deficiency causes damage to the periodontal membrane and the alveolar bone and subsequently a loss of tissue that supports the teeth.
ACCESSION #
36676464

 

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