CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · European Dental Research and Biomaterials Journal 2020; 1(01): 20-26
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1701183
Review Article

Periodontal Epidemiology

Santosh Bangalore Balaram
1   Private Practitioner, Kuwait City, Kuwait
2   Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, MR Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Sushma Ravindra Galgali
3   Department of Periodontics, VS Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Arvind Babu Rajendra Santosh
4   Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
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The increased requirement on the information about nature, etiology, and pathogenesis of periodontal disease has demanded wide areas of research in periodontics. The growth observed in research conducted in periodontology had been observed in both basic and clinical research areas. Despite recent advances in periodontal research, many issues remain unresolved. The aim of this review article is focused on few important problems faced in periodontal research related to epidemiology, etiology, and pathogenesis of periodontal disease.

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Article published online:
24 September 2021

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