Perio-Nutrition - Clinical Nutrition for the Dental Team


About Us

Perio-Nutrition Mission Statement 

 * To integrate nutritional therapy alongside the mainstream clinical treatment and prevention of oral disease.
 * To provide a sound scientific basis for the use of nutrition as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of oral disease.
 * To keep the dental profession updated and informed of the advances in nutrition relative to oral health.
 * To present reliable information that has clear practical application for all members of the dental team.
 * To contribute to the ability of the dental practitioner to enhance human health.
 
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About The Author
Juliette Reeves EDH dipNMed

Juliette qualified as a dental hygienist from Birmingham Dental Hospital in 1981 and has more than thirty years experience in treating periodontal disease. She has qualifications in the fields of dentistry and complementary medicine, studying nutrition with Patrick Holford at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition.

Juliette has studied implant maintenance and therapy at academies in Geneva, Liechtenstein and the US. She is an elected ADI Committee Member and an ADIA Certified Implant Auxiliary in addition to being Secretary to the Eastern Regional BSDHT Group.

Juliette writes regularly for the international dental press and is an editorial advisor to a number of dental journals including Irish Dentist  and Dental Hygiene and Therapy .  Juliette is a Key opinion leader for Philips Oral Healthcare and a specialist advisor to the British Dental Health Foundation.
 
Juliette has written and lectured internationally over the last ten years on the systemic associations between nutrition and oral health. Her work is translated and published in Eastern Europe, Turkey, Poland, India and Iraq, in addition to the US and Asia Pacific.  

She is senior UK tutor to the Swiss Dental Academy and clinical director of Perio-Nutrition, regularly presenting post graduate seminars around the country. Juliette has been  appointed a Media Spokesperson to Wrigley and will be engaged in a series of media and radio interviews on behalf of the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program. Juliette was honored this year to receive a lifetime achievement award for Outstanding Contribution to Dental Hygiene and Therapy.


Editorial Advisory Board
Dr Nigel Carter OBE BDS LDS (RCS).

Nigel Carter is Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation. He has been involved with the Foundation for over 20 years. As a general dental practitioner and experienced media advisor and broadcaster, Nigel appears regularly on TV and radio. Nigel has been involved in training the dental profession and acts as an editorial advisor to a number of publications and health education organisations.





Professor Iain Chapple  PhD, BDS, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS, CCST (Rest Dent)
Senior Lecturer in Periodontology and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry,
Birmingham University School of Dentistry

Professor Chapple leads a research team active in investigating the pathobiology of periodontal diseases and is actively developing and evaluating enhanced chemiluminescent assays for analysing crevicular fluid alkaline phosphatase (ALP) as a label for markers of disease in the periodontal tissues. Studies are also underway to analyse the role of free radical damage and antioxidant defence mechanisms within oral fluids and also at the cellular level.

Iain is also the clinical lead for a large regional specialist periodontal care service and heads the academic teaching program at Birmingham in Periodontology.