Moderator: Roberta L. Shaklee
Program Track: Periodontal-Systemic Relationships
Recent studies show that specific nutrients have powerful effects on inflammatory mechanisms, raising the potential for nutritional approaches to the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as periodontitis. This presentation will discuss the new science of 3rd generation nutrition, and how it is being applied to enhance management of periodontitis.
• Understand the characteristics of 3rd generation nutrition, and how it differs from traditional concepts of nutrition and disease.
• Learn how 3rd generation nutrients interact with an individual’s genetics to determine health benefits.
• Discuss applications of 3rd generation nutrition to periodontal disease prevention and treatment.