Triclosan is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, marketed for use in oral products. It is effective against both grampositive and gram-negative bacteria
The five research articles which appear in this special issue of the Journal of Clinical Dentistry present a series of laboratory and patient-based studies
Periodontal Disease and Overall Health: A Clinician’s Guide, Second Edition provides the latest information and clinical studies pertaining to the oral systemic relationship
Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. It is caused by the bacteria in plaque, a sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth. If not removed through daily brushing and flossing, plaque can build up and the bacteria infect not only your gums and teeth, but eventually the gum tissue and bone that support the teeth. This can cause them to become loose, fall out or have to be removed by a dentist.