February 23, 2015
Periodontitis is a common chronic inflammatory disease initiated by bacteria, resulting in bone resorption, tooth loss, and systemic inflammation. A study was done to see the effects of DHA (an Omega-3 fatty acid) on periodontal disease. The study authors report that: “DHA supplementation significantly improved periodontal outcomes in people with periodontitis.”
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Diane Silverman R.Ph.
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