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Periodontal Disease

Bacterial organisms that are detrimental to oral health

Thomas E. Rams, DDS, MHS, Senior Associate Dean, Kornberg School of Dentistry Temple University, discusses the bacteria that lead to periodontal disease.

References and Resources
Percy MS. It’s More Than Dental Caries. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008 Jan-Feb;33(1):26-31.

Offenbacher S, Barros SP, Singer RE, Moss K, Williams RC, Beck JD. Periodontal disease at the biofilm-gingival interface. J Periodontol. 2007 Oct;78(10):1911-25.

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