A periodontist’s notebook

The Author: Larisa Music, teaching and research assistant at the Department of Periodontology, University of Zagreb. Inspired by physicians-writers, passionate about recording clinical stories and dedicated to education in periodontology.

Microbial biofilms: life in a community

Part 1 – Know thy enemy   🕑 10 min read. This is the first in the series of 3 blog posts exploring biofilms, their role in periodontitis and our ways to fight them. “No man is an island,Entire of itself,Every man is a piece of the continent,A part of […]

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Stress and periodontitis

Exploring the concepts of acute and chronic stress and their association to periodontal disease We’ve all been there. We all know the feeling, the alarming discomfort. Buzzing noise in the ears. Heart beating violently. Dry mouth. Cheeks briefly flushing, then turning ghost pale. Tense body. Two weeks ago, I was […]

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Put the mouth back in the body!

A periodontist in pursuit of an answer why dentistry is separate from medicine.

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