Deficiency of Coenzyme Q10 in Gingival Tissue from Patients with Periodontal Disease
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Ubiquinone is beneficial to oral tissue
Gian Paolo Littarru, Ryo Nakamura, Lester Ho, Karl Folkers, William Kuzell
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The gingival (gum) tissue of patients with and without periodontal disease was compared and it was found that those patients with periodontal disease showed a deficiency of coenzyme CoQ10. The data from this study correlates with clinical studies in Japan that demonstrated a therapeutic benefit from the administration of coenzyme CoQ10 to patients with severe and destructive periodontal disease.