Periodontal diseases are often called as gum diseases or gingivitis. The mildest form of periodontal disease is Gingivitis which is often reversible even with professional treatment. Smoking, aging, genetic predisposition are the factors that contribute gingivitis. Untreated gingivitis leads to periodontitis. Toxins produced by the bacteria irritate the gums which stimulate a chronic inflammatory response and there by the tissues and bone that support the teeth are destroyed. The top journals are peer reviewed scholarly journals. These provide high quality, meticulously reviewed and rapid publication, to cater the insistent need of scientific community. These journals are indexed with all their citations noted. The top open access journals are indexed in MEDLINE, PUBMED, SCOPUS, COPERNICUS, CAS, EBSCO and ISI.
Last date updated on June, 2014