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Review Article

Year: 2018 | Month: July-September | Volume: 3 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 105-106

Role of Probiotics in Attaining Periodontal Health

Dr Manpreet Kaur

Department of Periodontics, Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak


Probiotics have importance in maintaining systemic health. Its role in attaining periodontal health has also been explored. Various studies have been conducted to find its effect in treatment of gingivitis, periodontitis. Effect of probiotics on inflammatory parameters and putative micro-organisms in oral cavity has also been determined. Studies reported beneficial effect of probiotics. However, further randomized controlled trials are needed to prove its role in attaining periodontal health.

Keywords: Probiotics; gingivitis; periodontal health.

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