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why can't oral antimicrobial rinses work?

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what is the name of the bacteria that causes bone degeneration and why can't oral antimicrobial rinses work to control this problem?


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replied May 30th, 2012
Dental Health Answer A35493
Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

You mean to say periodontal disease which is marked by bacterial overgrowth and may cause alveloar bone or periodontal ligament. Bacteria causing this disease are mostly anaerobic bacteria like Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and Porphyromonas gingivalis
and Treponema denticola, T. socranskii, and P. intermedia.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations, and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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