Bacteria in Periodontal Tissue – Protective bacteria and harmful bacteria

Periodontal Tissue is the most affected part of the oral cavity after gingiva due to colonies of Bacteria. Due to the inflammatory reactions of bacterial products the periodontal tissue looses its integrity and this leads to Periodontitis. Which is the loosening of the tooth or Mobility of tooth caused due to loss of Periodontal attachment and resorption of bone due to inflammation caused by the bacterial products.

Not all Bacteria have harmful effects on the Periodontal tissue, some bacteria protect the periodontal Ligament against harmful bacteria.

Hundreds of microbial biofilm colonize the human mouth, causing tooth decay and gum disease.

Here is a list of Protective/Helpful Bacteria (Bacteria which protect the periodontal tissue):

  1. Streptococcus Sanguis
  2. Streptococcus mitis
  3. Actinomycosis Viscosus
  4. Capnoytophaga
  5. Nisseria
  6. Veillonella ..etc

These are the main bacteria affecting periodontal tissue, many more bacteria also affect periodontal tissue to produce harmful effects on the tissue.

Harmful Bacteria affecting the periodontal Tissue:

  1. Porphyromonas gingivalis
  2. Prevotella intermedia
  3. Actinomycosis Actinomycetemcomitans
  4. Eikenella
  5. Fusobacerium
  6. Eubacterium …etc

These are the main culprits affecting periodontal tissue there are many more bacteria responsible for causing i;; effects on the tissue.

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