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Bacteria That Cause Periodontitis Spread from Parents to Their Children

Publicado em 15 abril 2021
Adults with periodontitis transmit bacteria that can cause the disease in the future to their children, and the bacteria remain in the oral cavity even when the children undergo various kinds of treatment, reinforcing the need for preventive care in the first year of a baby’s life, according to researchers at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil.  The parents’ oral microbiome is a determinant of the subgingival microbial colonization of their children, the [...]