March 1970
Journal of Dental Research;Mar1970, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p273
Academic Journal
The article presents a discussion from the 1970 National Institutes of Health Dental Study Section conference on periodontal disease. The participants discuss the role bacteria have on the disease. It is noted that there is evidence that bacteria do not invade gum tissue in periodontal disease. The discussion also examines the prevalence of infections, inflammation and ulceration associated with periodontal disease.


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