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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.”

Here is the link to the entire article:

Omega-3 Compound Boost Oral Health

As always,

Be well,

Diane Silverman R.Ph.
Ask The Pharmacist Group, LLC

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