The Diet, Gum Disease And Evolution
There has been a huge deal of evidence of diet and how this effects decay although now it is becoming evident that gum disease or gingivitis and periodontitis has also some link to your diet. The modern day diet with refined carbohydrates has some the effect of the immune system (the bodies natural defense mechanism) which can reduce the immue respose and this can result in disease
in a ground breaking book by Randolph M Nesse – this is explained in more detail . I am reading through the book and will post more later.