Resolution –A Natural Way to Control Inflammation in Periodontal disease

Snophia Suresh, Lalitha T A, Parthiban S


The periodontal diseases are usually caused by gram-negative bacteria. The neutrophils play an important role in destruction of host tissues in periodontal disease. Pro-inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes are balanced by counter-regulatory signals provided by pro-resolving lipid mediators. This short review discusses the role of these mediators and the possibility of development of new therapeutic strategies for the control of neutrophil mediated tissue injury in periodontal disease.


Resolution; Resolvins; lipoxins;periodontitis


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