Consequences of obesity on Oral Tissues
Posted on 26th February 2017 at 15:34
A stretch relationship have been established between obesity and oral health in the past. Several studies have determined that adipose tissue can influence the intensity and resolution of inflammatory response in multiple tissues. Including bone and gingival mucosa. The final outcome of this metabolic response, clinically manifest as an increased risk of chronic periodontitis, this have been reported several times in the literature.