M Quirynen

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Review of the treatment strategies for oral malodour
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology, and Maxillo facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 6:1-10. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of local and systemic factors on the incidence of oral implant failures, up to abutment connection
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:610-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A long-term evaluation of composite-bonded natural/resin teeth as replacement of lower incisors with terminal periodontitis
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 70:205-12. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Bacterial survival rate on tooth- and interdental brushes in relation to the use of toothpaste
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:1106-14. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of different chlorhexidine formulations in mouthrinses on de novo plaque formation
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:1127-36. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of periodontal therapy and the adjunctive effect of antiseptics on breath odor-related outcome variables: a double-blind randomized study
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 76:705-12. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Microbiological and clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction for two treatment options in the edentulous lower jaw after 10 years of function
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Capucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:277-87. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Infectious risks for oral implants: a review of the literature
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:1-19. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of tongue cleansers on microbial load and taste
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 31:506-10. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Microbial shifts after subgingival debridement and formation of bacterial resistance when combined with local or systemic antimicrobials
    M Quirynen
    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Leuven, Belgium
    Oral Dis 9:30-7. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Review of the treatment strategies for oral malodour
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology, and Maxillo facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 6:1-10. 2002
    ..The most successful treatment involves mechanical debridement (including toothbrushing, flossing, and tongue cleaning), possibly combined with the use of an antimicrobial mouthrinse...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of local and systemic factors on the incidence of oral implant failures, up to abutment connection
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:610-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the influence of systemic and local bone and intra-oral factors on the occurrence of early implant failures, i.e. up to the abutment connection...
  3. ncbi request reprint A long-term evaluation of composite-bonded natural/resin teeth as replacement of lower incisors with terminal periodontitis
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 70:205-12. 1999
    ..This study assessed the longevity of composite-bonded resin/natural teeth (reinforced only with a stainless steel mesh) as replacements for periodontally lost lower incisors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bacterial survival rate on tooth- and interdental brushes in relation to the use of toothpaste
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:1106-14. 2001
    ..The survival rate of cariogenic and periodontopathogenic species on toothbrushes, with and without toothpaste, and interdental brushes was presently investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of different chlorhexidine formulations in mouthrinses on de novo plaque formation
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:1127-36. 2001
    ..These side effects led to the search of new formulations...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of periodontal therapy and the adjunctive effect of antiseptics on breath odor-related outcome variables: a double-blind randomized study
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 76:705-12. 2005
    ..g., food intake and cosmetics) and need to be calibrated among researchers worldwide. A second aim was to evaluate the reliability of saliva incubation as an in vitro indirect test for breath recording...
  7. ncbi request reprint Microbiological and clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction for two treatment options in the edentulous lower jaw after 10 years of function
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, U Z St Rafael, Capucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:277-87. 2005
    ..Especially comparisons between fixed full prostheses (FFPs) and overdentures (ODs), or between anchoring systems for the latter are scarce...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infectious risks for oral implants: a review of the literature
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:1-19. 2002
    ..Whether the susceptibility for periodontitis is related to that for peri-implantitis may vary according to the implant type and especially its surface topography...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of tongue cleansers on microbial load and taste
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 31:506-10. 2004
    ..Tongue cleaning has been advocated to improve oral malodor and to reduce reinfection of periodontal niches by eliminating tongue coating and/or reducing putrefaction by bacteria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microbial shifts after subgingival debridement and formation of bacterial resistance when combined with local or systemic antimicrobials
    M Quirynen
    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Leuven, Belgium
    Oral Dis 9:30-7. 2003
    ..and occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in the subgingival flora towards antiseptics and local or systemic antibiotics and is focussed on the question: how can the outcome of periodontal therapy with/without antimicrobials be improved?..
  11. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of amine fluoride/stannous fluoride in the suppression of morning breath odour
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 29:944-54. 2002
    ..a control solution in the prevention of morning bad breath during an experimental period of 7 days without mechanical plaque control...
  12. ncbi request reprint Morphology and dimensions of the mandibular jaw bone in the interforaminal region in patients requiring implants in the distal areas
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:280-5. 2003
    ..The detection frequency of such variations within the lower jaw seems to advocate a profound dissection of the lingual site and, in the case of some special treatment strategies, additional cross-sectional radiography...
  13. ncbi request reprint A salivary incubation test for evaluation of oral malodor: a pilot study
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 74:937-44. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Can toothpaste or a toothbrush with antibacterial tufts prevent toothbrush contamination?
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 74:312-22. 2003
    ..This study examined a decontamination of toothbrushes by means of the bactericidal effect of different toothpastes or a special coating of the tufts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Peri-implant health around screw-shaped c.p. titanium machined implants in partially edentulous patients with or without ongoing periodontitis
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:589-94. 2001
    ..p. titanium implants with a machined surface (Brånemark system implants) was not influenced by the progression rate of periodontal destruction around the remaining teeth within the same jaw...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predisposing conditions for retrograde peri-implantitis, and treatment suggestions
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:599-608. 2005
    ..It develops within the first months after insertion. This retrospective study aimed to find predisposing conditions for such peri-apical lesions and to evaluate treatment strategies...
  17. ncbi request reprint A split-mouth study on periodontal and microbial parameters in children with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 30:49-56. 2003
    ..Such multidisciplinary treatment takes many years and demands a lot of attention to both patients' teeth and periodontium...
  18. ncbi request reprint Periodontal health of orthodontically extruded impacted teeth. A split-mouth, long-term clinical evaluation
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 71:1708-14. 2000
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to examine the periodontal outcome of surgically exposed and orthodontically extruded impacted teeth compared with the spontaneously erupted contralateral teeth...
  19. ncbi request reprint The rôle of chlorhexidine in the one-stage full-mouth disinfection treatment of patients with advanced adult periodontitis. Long-term clinical and microbiological observations
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 27:578-89. 2000
    ..This study aims to examine the relative importance of the use of chlorhexidine in the one stage full-mouth disinfection protocol...
  20. ncbi request reprint One stage full- versus partial-mouth disinfection in the treatment of chronic adult or generalized early-onset periodontitis. II. Long-term impact on microbial load
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 70:646-56. 1999
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Benefit of "one-stage full-mouth disinfection" is explained by disinfection and root planing within 24 hours: a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 33:639-47. 2006
    ..This parallel, single blind RCT study aimed to compare several full-mouth treatment strategies with each other...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adhesion of Porphyromonas gingivalis strains to cultured epithelial cells from patients with a history of chronic adult periodontitis or from patients less susceptible to periodontitis
    M Quirynen
    Catholic University Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Belgium
    J Periodontol 72:626-33. 2001
    ..gingivalis strain differences in association capacity (adhesion and internalization)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of periodontal therapy on the number of cariogenic bacteria in different intra-oral niches
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 26:322-7. 1999
    ..mutans due to ecological changes within the oral cavity. The clinical consequence of this observation would be to advocate a more strict caries preventive program during initial periodontal therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of initial subgingival colonization of 'pristine' peri-implant pockets
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:25-37. 2006
    ..Periodontitis and peri-implantitis are linked to the presence of several key pathogens. The treatment of these infectious processes therefore involves the reduction/eradication of bacteria associated with periodontitis...
  25. ncbi request reprint How does the timing of implant placement to extraction affect outcome?
    Marc Quirynen
    Catholic University of Leuven, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology, and Maxillo facial Surgery, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:203-23. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The intra-oral translocation of periodontopathogens jeopardises the outcome of periodontal therapy. A review of the literature
    M Quirynen
    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:499-507. 2001
    ..g. the mucosae, the tongue, the saliva, the periodontal pockets and all intra-oral hard surfaces) and even in the oro-pharyngeal area (e.g., the sinus and the tonsils)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of different mouthrinses on morning breath
    D van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, Oral Pathology and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 72:1183-91. 2001
    ..CHX-Alc and CHX-CPC-Zn mouthrinses result in a significant reduction of the microbial load of tongue and saliva...
  28. ncbi request reprint Marginal bone loss around implants retaining hinging mandibular overdentures, at 4-, 8- and 12-years follow-up
    D van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:628-33. 2001
    ..p.) titanium implants retaining hinging mandibular overdentures...
  29. ncbi request reprint One-stage full-mouth disinfection. Long-term microbiological results analyzed by checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization
    M De Soete
    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Department of Periodontology, Belgium
    J Periodontol 72:374-82. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The OSFM disinfection results in supplementary reductions of periodontal pathogens even after 8 months in the treatment of patients with advanced or early-onset periodontitis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of single-implant restorations as tooth replacements: a long-term follow-up study
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2:209-18. 2000
    ..The replacement of a single tooth or several teeth by means of single-implant restorations is an increasingly used method that needs long-term validation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Increase in cariogenic bacteria after initial periodontal therapy
    M De Soete
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 84:48-53. 2005
    ..These observations were similar for all sample locations. The periopathogens decreased in all groups. This finding confirms the abovementioned hypothesis and indicates a need for caries prophylactic regimens...
  32. ncbi request reprint The immediate rehabilitation by means of a ready-made final fixed prosthesis in the edentulous mandible: a 1-year follow-up study on 50 consecutive patients
    D van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 15:360-5. 2004
    ..The survival rate is, however, lower than for a staged approach...
  33. ncbi request reprint Guiding periodontal pocket recolonization: a proof of concept
    W Teughels
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 86:1078-82. 2007
    ..The study confirmed the hypothesis and provides a proof of concept for a guided pocket recolonization (GPR) approach in the treatment of periodontitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Viability of cultured periodontal pocket epithelium cells and Porphyromonas gingivalis association
    K Dierickx
    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 29:987-96. 2002
    ..One of them is the ability to adhere and invade pocket epithelium. The aim of this study was to follow, over time, the association of P. gingivalis and consequent morphological changes of the pocket epithelium cells...
  35. doi request reprint Interference with Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans: colonization of epithelial cells under hydrodynamic conditions
    I Sliepen
    Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:390-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test this hypothesis on soft surfaces in vitro, taking into account the hydrodynamic forces continuously present in vivo...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of factors influencing the marginal bone stability around implants in the treatment of partial edentulism
    I Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Ignace
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 3:30-8. 2001
    ..The original protocol of Brånemark to achieve predictable osseointegration for oral implants has substantially been modified. One may question whether results are influenced by those modifications, especially for the long-term prognosis...
  37. doi request reprint Killing of anaerobic pathogens by predatory bacteria
    M Van Essche
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Mol Oral Microbiol 26:52-61. 2011
    ..This finding makes the case for continued study of the potential for BALOs to combat periodontal pathogens...
  38. doi request reprint Long-term, retrospective evaluation (implant and patient-centred outcome) of the two-implants-supported overdenture in the mandible. Part 1: survival rate
    M Vercruyssen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:357-65. 2010
    ..This retrospective analysis evaluated the long-term outcome of two implants supporting an overdenture in the mandible, as well as the significance of some confounding factors (smoking, implant length, bone quality)...
  39. ncbi request reprint The safety and efficacy of a powered toothbrush on soft tissues in patients with implant-supported fixed prostheses
    B Vandekerckhove
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 8:206-10. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the powered toothbrush investigated is effective, safe and comfortable for patients rehabilitated by means of oral implant-supported prostheses...
  40. doi request reprint Microbial interactions influence inflammatory host cell responses
    I Sliepen
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 88:1026-30. 2009
    ..These results show that bacterial species can influence the inflammatory responses of host cells triggered by infection with A. actinomycetemcomitans...
  41. doi request reprint RCT comparing minimally with moderately rough implants. Part 2: microbial observations
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 23:625-34. 2012
    ..This randomized controlled trial (RCT), with split-mouth design, examined whether this increased surface roughness influenced the initial subgingival plaque formation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Adhesion of Porphyromonas gingivalis to cultured pocket epithelium: mono- and multi-layered
    W Papaioannou
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 7:162-6. 2003
    ..Mono-layer cultures, which are simpler to obtain, seem to be less precise. The importance of cell differentiation on bacterial adhesion needs more attention...
  43. doi request reprint Radiographic detection of artificial intra-bony defects in the edentulous area
    N Van Assche
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:273-9. 2009
    ..Since intra-bony pathologies might jeopardize implant outcome, their preoperative detection is crucial...
  44. doi request reprint Accuracy assessment of computer-assisted flapless implant placement in partial edentulism
    N Van Assche
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 37:398-403. 2010
    ..To assess the accuracy of implants placed flapless by a stereolithographic template in partially edentulous patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bacteria interfere with A. actinomycetemcomitans colonization
    W Teughels
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 86:611-7. 2007
    ..actinomycetemcomitans colonization of epithelial cells in vitro, and demonstrated the potential beneficial effects of S. mitis, S. salivarius, and S. sanguinis...
  46. doi request reprint Effect of mouthrinses on Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans biofilms in a hydrodynamic model
    Isabelle Sliepen
    Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Investig 14:241-50. 2010
    ..The total amount of bacteria was not significantly affected by Listerine and Meridol...
  47. ncbi request reprint A 0.05% cetyl pyridinium chloride/0.05% chlorhexidine mouth rinse during maintenance phase after initial periodontal therapy
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 32:390-400. 2005
    ..These side effects led to the search of new formulations...
  48. doi request reprint RCT comparing minimally with moderately rough implants. Part 1: clinical observations
    N Van Assche
    Research Group for Microbial Adhesion Leuven, Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 23:617-24. 2012
    ..This 1-year prospective RCT compared the outcome of minimally (turned) and moderately rough (TiUnite) implant surfaces...
  49. ncbi request reprint Absorbed doses from spiral CT and conventional spiral tomography: a phantom vs. cadaver study
    C Bou Serhal
    Department of Periodontology, Oral Imaging Cluster, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:473-8. 2001
    ..However, when multiple tomographic cuts are required, a spiral CT examination can replace a series of conventional examinations, especially in cases such as the rehabilitation of an edentulous upper jaw or a more complex surgery...
  50. ncbi request reprint Bactericidal effect of Nd:YAG laser irradiation on some endodontic pathogens ex vivo
    L Bergmans
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Leuven BIOMAT Research Cluster, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Endod J 39:547-57. 2006
    ..To define the role of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) lasers in root canal disinfection along with a minimally invasive treatment concept...
  51. doi request reprint Live/dead real-time polymerase chain reaction to assess new therapies against dental plaque-related pathologies
    G Loozen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Mol Oral Microbiol 26:253-61. 2011
    ..The developed assay will potentially be useful for assessing bacterial loads remaining after disinfection protocols without interference by non-viable bacteria...
  52. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of implant placement based on pre-surgical planning of three-dimensional cone-beam images: a pilot study
    N Van Assche
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:816-21. 2007
    ..To evaluate the precision of transfer of a computer-based three-dimensional (3D) planning, using re-formatted cone-beam images, for oral implant placement in partially edentulous jaws...
  53. ncbi request reprint Localisation of the mandibular canal using conventional spiral tomography: a human cadaver study
    C Bou Serhal
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:230-6. 2001
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Freestanding and tooth-implant connected prostheses in the treatment of partially edentulous patients Part II: An up to 15-years radiographic evaluation
    I E Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry BIOMAT Research Group, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 12:245-51. 2001
    ..However, the clinical significance of greater bone loss in rigid versus non-rigid connections might outweigh the annoying phenomenon of tooth intrusion in the case of non-rigid tooth connection, when connection is considered...
  55. doi request reprint Successful outcome of splinted implants supporting a 'planned' maxillary overdenture: a retrospective evaluation and comparison with fixed full dental prostheses
    A Sanna
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:406-13. 2009
    ..This retrospective analysis evaluated the peri-implant parameters of implants supporting a 'planned' overdenture in the maxilla, and compared these data with those of an age-matched control group, with a fixed full dental prosthesis...
  56. doi request reprint Colonization of hard and soft surfaces by Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans under hydrodynamic conditions
    I Sliepen
    Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:498-504. 2008
    ..For extrapolation purposes the comparability between the dynamics of colonization on hard vs. soft surfaces needs to be evaluated...
  57. ncbi request reprint Human cytomegalovirus enhances A. actinomycetemcomitans adherence to cells
    W Teughels
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 86:175-80. 2007
    ..The results confirmed our hypothesis that the adherence of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans is influenced by hCMV in vitro...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of photo-activated disinfection on endodontic pathogens ex vivo
    L Bergmans
    BIOMAT Research Cluster, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Endod J 41:227-39. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that photo-activated disinfection (PAD) has a bactericidal effect on pathogens inoculated in root canals, with emphasis on biofilm formation/destruction...
  59. ncbi request reprint The influence of plaque and/or excessive loading on marginal soft and hard tissue reactions around Brånemark implants: a review of literature and experience
    E De Smet
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Belgium
    Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 21:381-93. 2001
    ..Some clinical observations support this hypothesis...
  60. doi request reprint Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans adhesion inhibited in a flow cell
    I Sliepen
    Catholic University Leuven, Research Group for Microbial Adhesion, Department of Periodontology, Leuven, Belgium
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:520-4. 2008
    ..This study addressed the hypothesis that a streptococcal biofilm influences the hard tissue colonization by the periodontopathogen Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans under hydrodynamic conditions...
  61. doi request reprint Sleeping vs. loaded implants, long-term observations via a retrospective analysis
    K Marcelis
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 23:1118-22. 2012
    ..Several theories have been presented to explain initial and secondary marginal bone loss around dental implants (e.g. microbial load, adverse loading, microbial leakage, compromised healing/adaptation of host-implant interface)...
  62. doi request reprint Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus attacks Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans
    M Van Essche
    Catholic University Leuven, Department of Periodontology, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 88:182-6. 2009
    ..The in vitro results show that B. bacteriovorus can attack, prey on, and kill A. actinomycetemcomitans and suggest a potential for B. bacteriovorus as a living antibiotic for the prevention and treatment of periodontitis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Initial subgingival colonization of 'pristine' pockets
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 84:340-4. 2005
    ..Analysis of these data demonstrated that, even with the supragingival environment as the single source for colonizing bacteria, a complex subgingival microbiota can develop within 1 wk...
  64. ncbi request reprint Perioperative validation of localisation of the mental foramen
    C Bou Serhal
    Department of Periodontology, Oral Imaging Center, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer7, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:39-43. 2002
    ..To assess the accuracy of panoramic radiography and spiral or computed tomography for the localisation of the mental foramen...
  65. ncbi request reprint Topical antiseptics and antibiotics in the initial therapy of chronic adult periodontitis: microbiological aspects
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Periodontol 2000 28:72-90. 2002
  66. doi request reprint Relationship between cortical bone thickness or computerized tomography-derived bone density values and implant stability
    Joe Merheb
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:612-7. 2010
    ..To explore the relationship between primary implant stability and different parameters related to implant or bone properties...
  67. ncbi request reprint Periodontal parameters around implants anchoring orthodontic appliances: a series of case reports
    Liene Molly
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 75:176-81. 2004
    ..Implants replacing missing teeth provide advantages over clinical orthodontic treatment as compensation for reaction forces is no longer necessary and the lack of teeth is immediately resolved...
  68. ncbi request reprint Impact of local and systemic factors on the incidence of failures up to abutment connection with modified surface oral implants
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 35:51-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to assess the influence of systemic and local bone and intra-oral factors on the occurrence of early TiUnite implant failures...
  69. doi request reprint Long-term, retrospective evaluation (implant and patient-centred outcome) of the two-implant-supported overdenture in the mandible. Part 2: marginal bone loss
    M Vercruyssen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:466-72. 2010
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Dental abnormalities, bone graft quality, and periodontal conditions in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate at different phases of orthodontic treatment
    G Dewinter
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 40:343-50. 2003
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Detection of odorous compounds in breath
    S Van den Velde
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Dent Res 88:285-9. 2009
    ..We concluded that hydrogen sulfide, methyl mercaptan and, to a much lesser extent, dimethyl sulfide, di- and trisulfide can contribute to oral malodor. The role of other compounds, such as amines and organic acids, seems insignificant...
  72. ncbi request reprint Appearance, location, course, and morphology of the mandibular incisive canal: an assessment on spiral CT scan
    R Jacobs
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:322-7. 2002
    ..To assess the appearance, location, and course of the incisive canal as compared to other anatomical landmarks on spiral CT of the mandible...
  73. ncbi request reprint The nasopalatine canal revisited using 2D and 3D CT imaging
    N Mraiwa
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 33:396-402. 2004
    ..To assess the location, morphology and dimensions of the nasopalatine canal on two-dimensional and three-dimensional (2D and 3D) CT images...
  74. ncbi request reprint Bone augmentation by means of a stiff occlusive titanium barrier
    Daniel Van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:63-71. 2003
    ..Both animal and clinical data demonstrate that guided bone neogenesis under a subperiosteally placed titanium barrier can reach large volumes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Comparison between jaw bone augmentation by means of a stiff occlusive titanium membrane or an autologous hip graft: a retrospective clinical assessment
    Liene Molly
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:481-7. 2006
    ..Patients in need of bone augmentation procedures can be treated with a traditional hip graft or by neogenesis under a stiff occlusive titanium membrane, custom-fit on the basis of CT-scan data...
  76. doi request reprint Clinical reliability of non-organoleptic oral malodour measurements
    Betty Vandekerckhove
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven BE 3000, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 36:964-9. 2009
    ..Measurement of volatile sulphur compounds (VSC) by portable sulphur monitors (Halimeter, OralChroma) is a common practice for diagnosis of oral malodour. In this study, the clinical value of these devices was examined...
  77. ncbi request reprint Bone formation following implantation of bone biomaterials into extraction sites
    Liene Molly
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer7, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 79:1108-15. 2008
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Impact of local and systemic factors on the incidence of late oral implant loss
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:670-6. 2008
    ..This retrospective study was set to assess the influence of systemic and local bone and intra-oral factors on the occurrence of implant loss from abutment connection up to 2 years...
  79. ncbi request reprint Impact of antiseptics on one-stage, full-mouth disinfection
    Marc Quirynen
    J Clin Periodontol 33:49-52. 2006
  80. ncbi request reprint Impact of supportive periodontal therapy and implant surface roughness on implant outcome in patients with a history of periodontitis
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:805-15. 2007
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Characteristics of 2000 patients who visited a halitosis clinic
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, Leuven BE 3000, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 36:970-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper was to analyse the aetiology and characteristics of 2000 patients who visited a multidisciplinary bad breath clinic in Leuven, Belgium and to correlate organoleptic ratings with portable device measurements...
  82. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical assessment of the relation between the oral implant stability at insertion and subjective bone quality assessment
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 34:359-66. 2007
    ..The study was set to evaluate the validity of subjective jaw bone quality assessment...
  83. ncbi request reprint The importance of implant surface characteristics in the replacement of failed implants
    Ghada Alsaadi
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:270-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare the failure rates of implants with either a machined surface or a TiUnite surface used to replace failing implants...
  84. ncbi request reprint Appearance of the mandibular incisive canal on panoramic radiographs
    R Jacobs
    Oral Imaging Center, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Surg Radiol Anat 26:329-33. 2004
    ..To verify its existence for preoperative planning purposes, cross-sectional imaging modalities (HR-CT or spiral tomography) should be preferred...
  85. ncbi request reprint Microscopic observation of bacteria: review highlighting the use of environmental SEM
    L Bergmans
    Leuven BIOMAT Research Cluster, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int Endod J 38:775-88. 2005
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion on the possible use of ESEM for testing endodontic treatment modalities under environmental conditions in situ...
  86. doi request reprint Tolerance within a surgical guide
    N Van Assche
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:455-8. 2010
    ..Recently, guided surgery has been introduced and several papers verified its accuracy...
  87. ncbi request reprint Influence of genetic background on transformation and expression of Green Fluorescent Protein in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans
    W Teughels
    Catholic University Leuven, Department of Periodontology, Leuven, Belgium
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 20:274-81. 2005
    ..actinomycetemcomitans strains. The influence of the plasmid vector, serotype, and phenotype were the major factors taken into consideration...
  88. ncbi request reprint Management of oral malodour
    M Quirynen
    Catholic University Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 30:17-8. 2003
    ..The majority of studies involving mouthwashes have investigated chlorhexidine and essential oil mouthwashes, although comparative studies are sparse...
  89. ncbi request reprint [Non plaque-related gingivitis]
    D van Steenberghe
    Afdeling Parodontologie van de School voor Tandheelkunde, Mondziekte en Kaakchirurgie, Faculteit Geneeskunde, van de Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgie
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 109:419-21. 2002
    ..This paper illustrates the most frequent causes, not only encountered by the periodontologist, but also by the general practitioner, such as erosive lichen planus, herpes, Candida and radiotherapy...
  90. doi request reprint Microbial adhesion on different bracket types in vitro
    Jan van Gastel
    Department of Orthodontics, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
    Angle Orthod 79:915-21. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that there are differences in total bacterial counts and capacity for biofilm formation between seven different bracket types...
  91. ncbi request reprint Impact of systemic diseases and medication on osseointegration
    Daniel Van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Periodontol 2000 33:163-71. 2003
  92. ncbi request reprint Microbiologically compromised patients and impact on oral implants
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Periodontol 2000 33:119-28. 2003
  93. ncbi request reprint An infected jawbone site compromising successful osseointegration
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Periodontol 2000 33:129-44. 2003
  94. ncbi request reprint Influence of nicotine and cotinine on epithelial colonization by periodontopathogens
    Wim Teughels
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 76:1315-22. 2005
    ..Since smoking is an established risk factor for the development of periodontitis, the present study investigated whether nicotine and cotinine can make epithelial cells more prone to colonization by periodontopathogens...
  95. ncbi request reprint Clinical examples of what can be achieved with osseointegration in anatomically severely compromised patients
    Daniel Van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Periodontol 2000 33:90-104. 2003
  96. doi request reprint Do periodontopathogens disappear after full-mouth tooth extraction?
    Nele Van Assche
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 36:1043-7. 2009
    ..To monitor the intra-oral microbiological changes after full-mouth extraction using quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Adhesion of Porphyromonas gingivalis serotypes to pocket epithelium
    Kurt Dierickx
    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Medicine, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Department of Periodontology, Leuven, Belgium
    J Periodontol 74:844-8. 2003
    ..Different capsular antigens of P. gingivalis have been identified (K-serotyping). These P. gingivalis capsular types show differences in adhesion capacity to human cell lines or to cells cultured on a feeder layer or stromal equivalent...
  98. ncbi request reprint The relative impact of local and endogenous patient-related factors on implant failure up to the abutment stage
    Daniel Van Steenberghe
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:617-22. 2002
    ..Radiotherapy, limited bone volume and claustrophobia, which led to breaching the strict preoperative rules of asepsis, appeared to be the most relevant local factors for early implant failures...
  99. doi request reprint Histological, histomorphometrical, and radiological evaluation of an experimental implant design with a high insertion torque
    Joke Duyck
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, BIOMAT Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:877-84. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare bone behaviour around an experimental implant design with a high insertion torque with the Astra-Tech implant (control)...
  100. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of implant-supported restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism. Part 2: a longitudinal radiographic study
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:390-5. 2002
    ..Based on marginal bone height maintenance, the excellent prognosis of the presently used implants to support restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism was confirmed...
  101. ncbi request reprint Biologic outcome of implant-supported restorations in the treatment of partial edentulism. part I: a longitudinal clinical evaluation
    Ignace Naert
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:381-9. 2002
    ..The idea of not splinting the implants in a fixed partial prosthesis is promising but needs replication before accepting it...

Research Grants1

  1. Guided Pocket Recolonization (GPR) in Periodontitis
    Marc Quirynen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Clinical data will be collected after 2, 4, 6, 8 and 12 weeks. The results should indicate the possible role for commensal organisms in periodontal disease and subgingival biofilm formation. ..