TITLE

Gum disease defanged

AUTHOR(S)
Podolsky, Doug
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/15/93, Vol. 115 Issue 19, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on new findings and techniques on gum disease. Evidence that the bacteria may be contagious and may be transmitted between family members; Presence of `P. gingivalis' doubles the risk of gum loss; Risk factors of periodontitis; Products that boast plaque- and gingivitis-fighting properties; The fancy flosses compared to ordinary flosses; Treatments such as scaling and root planing; Therapy that restores tissue; Other developments. INSET: A tranquil state of mind, by D.P..
ACCESSION #
9311107526

 

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