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
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
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
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.