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Coenzyme Q10 and periodontal treatment: is there any beneficial effect?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7718355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Many dentists have been surprised by recent media claims of periodontal benefits with a purportedly revolutionary dietary supplement. The research literature on coenzyme Q10's periodontal effects does not extend to the international English language dental literature, which perhaps explains the surprise. A review of the available literature does not give any ground for the claims made, and selected papers are discussed to show that there is actually some evidence that coenzyme Q10 has no place in periodontal treatment.
T L Watts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British dental journal     Volume:  178     ISSN:  0007-0610     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Dent J     Publication Date:  1995 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-25     Completed Date:  1995-05-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513219     Medline TA:  Br Dent J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-13     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, UMDS, Guy's Hospital, London Bridge.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Trials as Topic
Energy Metabolism
Periodontal Diseases / drug therapy*
Research Design
Ubiquinone / analogs & derivatives*,  therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coenzymes; 1339-63-5/Ubiquinone; 303-98-0/coenzyme Q10
Comment In:
Br Dent J. 1995 Sep 23;179(6):200-1   [PMID:  8541149 ]

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