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Periodontitis, one of the most destructive inflammatory diseases of the periodontal tissues,   causes the irreversible loss of teeth.  Moreover, the potential connection of periodontitis with atherosclerosis, pancreatic cancer diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic respiratory disease, pregnancy complications, and dementia is alarming.   The suggested  possibility of  control  of    inflammation  for atherosclerosis     by control of inflammation  for periodontitis and vice versa  necessitate  the importance of the development of various types of dental biomaterials for the prevention and  treatment of tooth decay and other damages caused to tooth, gums and periodontal tissue

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Lizymol, P. (2021). Periodontitis Challenges and Possibilities. Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, 35(4), 397-398. Retrieved from https://biomaterials.org.in/tibao/index.php/tibao/article/view/523