Dental cavities and periodontitis share something in common
from Dental News Pakistan
Sweet drinks, sugar, and so-called fermentable carbohydrates may promote both cavities and periodontal disease contrary to conventional wisdom, according to the authors of a recent review published in Journal of Oral Microbiology. Two established researchers suggest that the demineralization of hard tissue in caries and the inflammation seen in patients with gingivitis and periodontitis are a response to nutritional imbalances in a patient's microbiota.
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