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Dental News January 7, 2013

| January 7, 2013
  • Quick Detection Of Periodontitis Pathogens
    Twelve million Germans suffer from periodontitis, an inflammation that can lead to the loss of teeth if left untreated. A new diagnostic platform enables the pathogens to be detected quickly, enabling dentists to act swiftly to initiate the right treatment…
  • Gingivitis Bacteria Manipulate Your Immune System So They Can Thrive In Your Gums
    A new research report published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows how the bacteria known for causing gum disease–Porphyromonas gingivalis–manipulates the body’s immune system to disable normal processes that would otherwise destroy it. Specifically, the report shows that this pathogen prompts the production of the anti-inflammatory molecule Interleukin-10 (IL-10)…

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