Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Comprehensive StudyVolume 1 Issue 7

Periodontal Medicine in Comprehensive Health Care

Mirian Paola Toniazzo*

Department of Periodontology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Mirian Paola Toniazzo, Department of Periodontology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Received: November 25, 2017; Published: November 30, 2017

Citation: Mirian Paola Toniazzo. “Periodontal Medicine in Comprehensive Health Care”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 1.7 (2018).

  In the last decades, the correlation between oral and systemic diseases has been studied exhaustively. Researchers have investigated the mechanisms by which bacteria present in the oral environment contribute to a systemic infection [1]. Periodontal diseases (DP) comprise many infections and inflammatory conditions originating from the interaction of supragingival and subgingival biofilms with the inflammatory response of the host [2]. The presence of the bacterial biofilm, microorganisms that make it up and its toxic products induce an inflammatory response [3]. In this sense, the hypothesis of the involvement of PD in systemic diseases is based on the entry of bacteria and their products into the circulatory chain, as well as the formation of mediators of inflammation, such as cytokines and acute phase proteins [4].

Copyright: © 2018 Mirian Paola Toniazzo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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