Periodontal Regeneration & Statins - A Review

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Dr. Mohammad Shoyab Khan


Periodontitis is an inflammatory process which causes gradual destruction of periodontal tissues and thereby loss of alveolar bone. Statins are the one among the various periodontal therapies that have been introduced in order to lower the periodontal destruction. Statins are the drugs which lower the cholesterol; however, they also promote bone formation, thereby they have been proven to be effective in the periodontal therapy. The present article reviews the effects of statins and describes its potential role in the periodontal
regenerative therapy.

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Dr. Mohammad Shoyab Khan. (2021). Periodontal Regeneration & Statins - A Review. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 6244 –. Retrieved from