dental plaque index

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Summary: An index which scores the degree of dental plaque accumulation.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of the use of different modes of mechanical oral hygiene in prevention of plaque and gingivitis
    Nanning A M Rosema
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Periodontol 79:1386-94. 2008
  2. ncbi A comparison of the efficacy and ease of use of dental floss and interproximal brushes in a randomised split mouth trial incorporating an assessment of subgingival plaque
    Ishak Noorlin
    Department of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Floor 21, Guy s Tower, King s College London Dental Institute at Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospitals, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:13-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Clinical and microbiological studies of children and adolescents receiving orthodontic treatment
    Rodrigo O Rego
    Division of Periodontics, School of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Am J Dent 23:317-23. 2010
  4. ncbi Peri-implantitis in partially edentulous patients: association with inadequate plaque control
    Giovanni Serino
    Department of Periodontology, Södra Älvsborgs Hospital, Boras, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:169-74. 2009
  5. pmc The effect of intensive oral hygiene care on gingivitis and periodontal destruction in type 2 diabetic patients
    Hee Kyung Lee
    Department of Dentistry, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 50:529-36. 2009
  6. ncbi Factors influencing the outcome of regenerative therapy in mandibular Class II furcations: Part I
    Gerald M Bowers
    University of Maryland Dental School, Department of Periodontics, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Periodontol 74:1255-68. 2003
  7. ncbi Archwire ligation techniques, microbial colonization, and periodontal status in orthodontically treated patients
    Hakan Turkkahraman
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Suleyman Demirel, Isparta, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 75:231-6. 2005
  8. ncbi Submerged or non-submerged healing of endosseous implants to be used in the rehabilitation of partially dentate patients
    D Cecchinato
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 31:299-308. 2004
  9. ncbi Development of a systematic oral care program for frail elderly persons
    Yasunori Sumi
    Department of Dental Surgery, The National Chubu Hospital, Morioka, Obu City, Japan
    Spec Care Dentist 22:151-5. 2002
  10. ncbi Prevalence and severity of clinical consequences of untreated dentine carious lesions in children from a deprived area of Brazil
    M J Figueiredo
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Caries Res 45:435-42. 2011

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  1. ncbi Comparison of the use of different modes of mechanical oral hygiene in prevention of plaque and gingivitis
    Nanning A M Rosema
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Periodontol 79:1386-94. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of an oscillating/rotating/pulsating powered toothbrush on plaque and gingivitis prevention over a 9-month period...
  2. ncbi A comparison of the efficacy and ease of use of dental floss and interproximal brushes in a randomised split mouth trial incorporating an assessment of subgingival plaque
    Ishak Noorlin
    Department of Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Floor 21, Guy s Tower, King s College London Dental Institute at Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospitals, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Oral Health Prev Dent 5:13-8. 2007
    ..However, none have attempted to compare their effects on subgingival plaque. Nor have smokers been excluded from previous studies, where they may have affected the assessment of gingival inflammation...
  3. ncbi Clinical and microbiological studies of children and adolescents receiving orthodontic treatment
    Rodrigo O Rego
    Division of Periodontics, School of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Am J Dent 23:317-23. 2010
    ..This case-controlled study examined clinical and microbiological parameters in Brazilian children and adolescents receiving orthodontic treatment using fixed orthodontic appliances or removable orthodontic appliances...
  4. ncbi Peri-implantitis in partially edentulous patients: association with inadequate plaque control
    Giovanni Serino
    Department of Periodontology, Södra Älvsborgs Hospital, Boras, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:169-74. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe some clinical periodontal features of partially edentulous patients referred for the treatment of peri-implantitis...
  5. pmc The effect of intensive oral hygiene care on gingivitis and periodontal destruction in type 2 diabetic patients
    Hee Kyung Lee
    Department of Dentistry, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 50:529-36. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effects of oral hygiene care by oral professionals on periodontal health in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients...
  6. ncbi Factors influencing the outcome of regenerative therapy in mandibular Class II furcations: Part I
    Gerald M Bowers
    University of Maryland Dental School, Department of Periodontics, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Periodontol 74:1255-68. 2003
    ..Results of therapy were evaluated at 1 and 2 years postoperatively. One-year outcome data are presented in this report...
  7. ncbi Archwire ligation techniques, microbial colonization, and periodontal status in orthodontically treated patients
    Hakan Turkkahraman
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Suleyman Demirel, Isparta, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 75:231-6. 2005
    ..However, teeth ligated with elastomeric rings were more prone to bleeding. Therefore, elastomeric ring use is not recommended in patients with poor oral hygiene...
  8. ncbi Submerged or non-submerged healing of endosseous implants to be used in the rehabilitation of partially dentate patients
    D Cecchinato
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 31:299-308. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi Development of a systematic oral care program for frail elderly persons
    Yasunori Sumi
    Department of Dental Surgery, The National Chubu Hospital, Morioka, Obu City, Japan
    Spec Care Dentist 22:151-5. 2002
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that a systematic oral care program reduced plaque and gingival indices for the subjects as well as reducing the caregivers' burden and fatigue in providing daily oral care...
  10. ncbi Prevalence and severity of clinical consequences of untreated dentine carious lesions in children from a deprived area of Brazil
    M J Figueiredo
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Caries Res 45:435-42. 2011
    ..The pufa index is an epidemiological tool complementary to existing caries indices aimed to assess dental caries. However, there appears to be no need to include code 'u' nor to score codes 'f' and 'a' separately...
  11. ncbi Clinical periodontal and microbiologic parameters in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Jamal M Stein
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Perdiodontology, and Dentistry, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Periodontol 80:1581-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of clinical periodontal parameters and the presence of periodontal pathogens in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  12. pmc Non-surgical instrumentation associated with povidone-iodine in the treatment of interproximal furcation involvements
    Erica Del Peloso Ribeiro
    Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 18:599-606. 2010
    ..The aim of this controlled clinical trial was to evaluate the effect of topically applied povidone-iodine (PVP-I) used as an adjunct to non-surgical treatment of interproximal class II furcation involvements...
  13. ncbi Detection of highly and minimally leukotoxic Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans strains in patients with periodontal disease
    Sheila Cavalca Cortelli
    University of Taubate, Brazil
    Pesqui Odontol Bras 17:183-8. 2003
    ..actinomycetemcomitans and aggressive periodontitis (chi2 = 22.06). This study of a Brazilian cohort confirms the strong association between highly leukotoxic A. actinomycetemcomitans strains and the presence of aggressive periodontitis...
  14. ncbi The contribution of life course determinants to early childhood caries: a 2-year cohort study
    Y Zhou
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Guanghua School of Stomatology, Guangzhou, China
    Caries Res 46:87-94. 2012
    ..There are few data available on the risk factors contributing to ECC in children under the age of 3 years. In this study we investigate the risk factors for ECC in the life course of a cohort of 8-month-old children...
  15. ncbi The dimensions of keratinized mucosa around implants affect clinical and immunological parameters
    Hadar Zigdon
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Oral and Dental Sciences, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:387-92. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between keratinized mucosa (KM) width and mucosal thickness (MTh) with clinical and immunological parameters around dental implants...
  16. ncbi Caries risk profile using the Cariogram in governmental and private orthodontic patients at de-bonding
    Naif Abdullah Almosa
    Departments of Cariology and Orthodontics, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Angle Orthod 82:267-74. 2012
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  17. ncbi Short-term effects of intensive periodontal therapy on serum inflammatory markers and cholesterol
    F D'Aiuto
    Department of Periodontology and Eastman Clinical Investigation Center, Eastman Dental Institute and Hospital, University College London, 256 Gray s Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK
    J Dent Res 84:269-73. 2005
    ..The IPT group also showed a decrease in total and LDL cholesterol after 2 months. Analysis of these data indicates that periodontitis causes moderate systemic inflammation in systemically healthy subjects...
  18. ncbi Relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontitis
    F B Mercado
    Department of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Periodontol 72:779-87. 2001
    ..This association may be a reflection of a common underlying disregulation of the inflammatory response in these individuals...
  19. ncbi Periodontal conditions in subjects following orthodontic therapy. A preliminary study
    Sabrina Carvalho Gomes
    Lutheran University of Brazil, Canoas, Brazil
    Eur J Orthod 29:477-81. 2007
    ..For the treated group, the canines showed lower CAL values than the first molars. The results indicate that the use of orthodontic appliances is not necessarily related to a worsening of periodontal conditions...
  20. ncbi A high molecular mass cranberry constituent reduces mutans streptococci level in saliva and inhibits in vitro adhesion to hydroxyapatite
    Ervin I Weiss
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 232:89-92. 2004
    ..The data suggest that the ability to reduce mutans streptococci counts in vivo is due to the anti-adhesion activity of the cranberry constituent...
  21. ncbi The relationship between periodontitis and preterm low birthweight
    M V Vettore
    Department of Epidemiology and Quantitative Methods in Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation ENSP FIOCRUZ, Rua Leopoldo Bulhões, 1480 Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 21041 210 RJ, Brazil
    J Dent Res 87:73-8. 2008
    ..Periodontal disease was not more severe in women with preterm low birthweight babies...
  22. ncbi Measuring plaque in clinical trials: index or weight?
    G I McCracken
    School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 33:172-6. 2006
    ..To explore the possibility of using plaque weight rather than plaque index as a more objective, clinical outcome measure in periodontal clinical trials...
  23. ncbi The use of PVP-iodine as an adjunct to non-surgical treatment of chronic periodontitis
    B Rosling
    Department of Periodontology, Goteborg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 28:1023-31. 2001
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  24. ncbi A systematic review of the effectiveness of self-performed mechanical plaque removal in adults with gingivitis using a manual toothbrush
    G A van der Weijden
    Department of Periodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 32:214-28. 2005
    ..SEARCH: Medline-PubMed up to and including September 2004...
  25. ncbi Clinical and laboratory evaluations of non-surgical periodontal treatment in subjects with diabetes mellitus
    Gabriela Alessandra da Cruz
    Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontics, Division of Periodontics, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 79:1150-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and laboratory changes 3 months after full-mouth scaling and root planing in subjects with and without diabetes mellitus...
  26. ncbi The effect of improved periodontal health on metabolic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Mine Kiran
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Clin Periodontol 32:266-72. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of improved periodontal health on metabolic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients...
  27. ncbi Healing response to non-surgical periodontal therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus: clinical, microbiological, and immunologic results
    M Christgau
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Regensburg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 25:112-24. 1998
    ..In conclusion, this study indicates that metabolically well-controlled diabetics might respond to non-surgical periodontal therapy as well as healthy control patients...
  28. ncbi Comparative evaluation of adjunctive oral irrigation in diabetics
    Sultan Al-Mubarak
    Armed Forces Hospital of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Clin Periodontol 29:295-300. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the response of diabetics to scaling and root planing treatment and subgingival oral irrigation as adjunctive therapy...
  29. ncbi The effect of oral hygiene instructions on diabetic type 2 male patients with periodontal diseases
    Khalid Almas
    Department of Periodontics at New York University, College of Dentistry, USA
    J Contemp Dent Pract 4:24-35. 2003
    ..It is also concluded CPITN is not very sensitive to assess change in periodontal status over a 7 days period. Further studies are needed among diabetic and healthy subjects with a larger sample size and over a longer period of time...
  30. ncbi Interexaminer reproducibility of ordinal and interval-scaled plaque indices
    B Dombret
    Free University of Brussels, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Laarbeeklaan 103, B 1090 Brusssels, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 30:630-5. 2003
    ..Furthermore, these indices do not discriminate between the proximal and the broad surfaces of the teeth...
  31. ncbi Gingival enlargement and resolution during and after orthodontic treatment
    Eleni Kouraki
    Department of Periodontics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    N Y State Dent J 71:34-7. 2005
    ..05). It may be concluded that complete resolution of GE developed during orthodontic treatment is not always attained after removal of the fixed appliances...
  32. ncbi Comparative study of ultrasonic instrumentation for the non-surgical treatment of interproximal and non-interproximal furcation involvements
    Erica Del Peloso Ribeiro
    Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontics, Division of Periodontics, School of Dentistry at Piracicaba, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 78:224-30. 2007
    ..The aim of this clinical trial was to compare the outcome of non-surgical treatment of interproximal and non-interproximal Class II furcation involvements...
  33. ncbi Periodontal assessment of patients undergoing angioplasty for treatment of coronary artery disease
    Anca Bazile
    Department of Periodontics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4905, USA
    J Periodontol 73:631-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess the periodontal condition of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) in order to verify the association between CAD and certain periodontal parameters...
  34. ncbi Povidone-iodine used as an adjunct to non-surgical treatment of furcation involvements
    Erica Del Peloso Ribeiro
    Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontics, Division of Periodontics, School of Dentistry at Piracicaba, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Periodontol 77:211-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this clinical trial was to evaluate the effect of topically applied povidone-iodine (polyvinylpyrrolidone and iodine [PVP-I]) used as an adjunct to non-surgical therapy of furcation involvements...
  35. ncbi Association between dental floss use and gingival conditions in orthodontic patients
    Fabricio Batistin Zanatta
    Centro Universitário Franciscano, Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 140:812-21. 2011
    ..Evidence comparing periodontal conditions in orthodontic patients who regularly use or do not use dental floss is scarce...
  36. ncbi Further evidence of the association between periodontal conditions and coronary artery disease
    Sabine O Geerts
    Department of Periodontology Dental Surgery, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Periodontol 75:1274-80. 2004
    ..The present study was intended to test for a possible association between presence and severity of periodontitis and coronary artery disease in a Belgian population...
  37. ncbi Periodontal parameters and platelet-activating factor levels in serum and gingival crevicular fluid in a Chinese population
    Pei Zheng
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Affiliated Hospital of Stomatology, Medical College, Zhejiang University, China
    J Clin Periodontol 33:797-802. 2006
    ..The present clinical study assessed the relation between the severity of periodontal disease and PAF levels in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and serum...
  38. ncbi Sustained oral health improvement and use of toothbrushes and dentifrice by previous users of traditional materials in a rural population in Andhra Pradesh, India
    I M Madden
    Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, UK
    Int Dent J 54:315-20. 2004
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  39. ncbi The comparison of various oral hygiene strategies in neuromuscularly disabled individuals
    Fatma Yeşim Bozkurt
    Department of Periodontology, Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Dentistry, Isparta, Turkey
    J Contemp Dent Pract 5:23-31. 2004
    ..This study aims to investigate the effect of various oral hygiene strategies on the symptoms of inflammation in neuromuscularly disabled patients and to define the optimum hygiene method...
  40. ncbi Evaluation of dental flossing on a group of second grade students undertaking supervised tooth brushing
    Ronald Halla-Júnior
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry at ULBRA, Canoas, Brazil
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:111-8. 2004
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of flossing on the presence of plaque and gingivitis in school students undertaking supervised oral hygiene...
  41. ncbi Adjunctive benefit of an essential oil-containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly: a six-month study
    N Sharma
    BioSci Research Canada, Mississauga, Ontario
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:496-504. 2004
    ..The authors sought to quantify the additional benefit provided by an essential oil-, or EO-, containing mouthrinse in reducing plaque and gingivitis in patients who brush and floss regularly...
  42. ncbi Acceptability of powered toothbrushes for elderly individuals
    Suchita Verma
    Dental Department, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh 160011, India
    J Public Health Dent 64:115-7. 2004
    ..This study evaluated the usefulness of powered toothbrushes in elderly individuals for removing supragingival plaque and improving gingival health and comparing this to the use of regular manual toothbrushes...
  43. ncbi Diabetes and periodontal disease: a case-control study
    Guglielmo Campus
    Dental Institute, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    J Periodontol 76:418-25. 2005
    ..This case-control study was designed to evaluate the possible association between non-insulin-dependent diabetes (T2DM) and clinical and microbiological periodontal disease among adult Sardinians...
  44. ncbi Does professional preventive care benefit from additional subgingival irrigation?
    Claus Peter Ernst
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Augustusplatz 2, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 8:211-8. 2004
    ..The additional use of the Water Pik irrigator with the Pik Pocket subgingival irrigation device with or without an herbal mouth rinse showed no clinical benefit over professional education in oral hygiene alone...
  45. ncbi A clinical comparison of three powered toothbrushes
    G A van der Weijden
    Department of Periodontology, ACTA, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 29:1042-7. 2002
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  46. ncbi Comparative effect of chewing sticks and toothbrushing on plaque removal and gingival health
    Meshari Al-Otaibi
    Department of Cariology and Endodontology, Institute of Odontology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:301-7. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the effect of the chewing stick (miswak), and toothbrushing on plaque removal and gingival health...
  47. ncbi A 30-day clinical comparison of a novel interdental cleaning device and dental floss in the reduction of plaque and gingivitis
    Matthew J Cronin
    New Institutional Service Company, Inc Northfield, NJ, USA
    J Clin Dent 16:33-7. 2005
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  48. ncbi Comparison of different methods to detect Helicobacter pylori in the dental plaque of dyspeptic patients
    Idil Teoman
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, Biskek caddesi 84 sokak, 06510, Emek, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Oral Investig 11:201-5. 2007
    ..pylori was observed to be higher in dental plaque. According to our results, PCR technique gave the highest detection rate both in gastric biopsy and in dental plaque compared to the other methods used...
  49. ncbi Systemic administration of doxycycline versus metronidazole plus amoxicillin in the treatment of localized aggressive periodontitis: a clinical and microbiologic study
    Hakan Akincibay
    Department of Periodontology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 39:e33-9. 2008
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  50. ncbi A combination of alleles 2 of interleukin (IL)-1A(-889) and IL-1B(+3954) is associated with lower gingival bleeding tendency in plaque-induced gingivitis in young adults of Arabic heritage
    H P Muller
    Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Clin Oral Investig 11:297-302. 2007
    ..71-0.78), confirming the steady-state plaque environment. It was concluded that inflammatory responses to dental plaque were considerably dampened in genotype-positive, nonsmoking young adults of Arabic heritage...
  51. ncbi Effect of supragingival plaque control in smokers and never-smokers: 6-month evaluation of patients with periodontitis
    Sabrina Carvalho Gomes
    Department of Periodontics, Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 78:1515-21. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the clinical effects of supragingival plaque control on clinical signs of periodontitis in smokers and never-smokers...
  52. ncbi Efficacy of an automated flossing device in different regions of the mouth
    Anne L Hague
    Dental Hygiene, Section of Primary Care, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43218, USA
    J Periodontol 78:1529-37. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of an automated flosser to manual floss for anterior, premolar, and molar teeth using the plaque index (PI) and gingival (GI) index...
  53. ncbi Anti-TNF-alpha immunotherapy is associated with increased gingival inflammation without clinical attachment loss in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis
    Jacques Olivier Pers
    Department of Dentistry, Brest University Medical and Dental School, Brest, France
    J Periodontol 79:1645-51. 2008
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  54. ncbi A randomized, parallel design study to evaluate the effects of a Sonicare and a manual toothbrush on plaque and gingivitis
    Kathie Moritis
    Philips Oral Healthcare, Inc Snoqualmie, WA, USA
    J Clin Dent 19:64-8. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine the effects of twice daily tooth brushing with the Sonicare Elite (Elite) and the Oral-B P40 manual toothbrush (MTB) on plaque accumulation and plaque-induced gingival inflammation...
  55. ncbi The association between gingival crevicular fluid TGF-beta1 levels and periodontal status in HIV-1(+) patients
    T Alpagot
    Department of Periodontics, Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Periodontol 79:123-30. 2008
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  56. ncbi Periodontal status and oral hygiene in two populations of cleft patients
    Magdalena Stec
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Erlanger Nuremberg, Erlanger, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:73-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate and compare the oral hygiene and periodontal status in children with unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate treated in Łódź, Poland, and Erlangen, Germany...
  57. ncbi A three-year prospective study of adult subjects with gingivitis. I: clinical periodontal parameters
    Anna Bogren
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 34:1-6. 2007
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  58. ncbi Clinical trial of a novel interdental brush cleaning system
    Heather Jared
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Clin Dent 16:47-52. 2005
    ..05% cetylpyridinium chloride gel-releasing interdental brush (IDB) with standard interproximal cleaning devices for plaque and gingivitis reduction, and decreased frequency in interproximal gingival bleeding...
  59. ncbi Modulation of clinical expression of plaque-induced gingivitis: response in aggressive periodontitis subjects
    Leonardo Trombelli
    Research Center for the Study of Periodontal Diseases, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 33:79-85. 2006
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  60. ncbi Real-time PCR quantification of cytomegalovirus in aggressive periodontitis lesions using TaqMan technology
    Ayhan Kubar
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Virology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Periodontal Res 39:81-6. 2004
    ..Herpesviruses are implicated in the pathogenesis of human periodontitis. However, the quantity of herpesviruses in periodontal sites remains unknown...
  61. ncbi A clinical trial of the meridol toothbrush with conical filaments: evaluation of clinical effectiveness and subjective satisfaction
    Harold D Sgan-Cohen
    Department of Community Dentistry, Hebrew University Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Clin Dent 16:109-13. 2005
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the health promotion effectiveness, especially at the gingival margin, and the subjective satisfaction of a new toothbrush with soft conical filaments...
  62. ncbi Effect of mechanical and antiseptic therapy on peri-implant mucositis: an experimental study in monkeys
    Pedro M Trejo
    Department of Periodontics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030 3402, USA
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:294-304. 2006
    ..This experiment was performed to evaluate clinically and histologically the effect of mechanical therapy with or without antiseptic therapy on peri-implant mucositis lesions in nine cynomolgus monkeys...
  63. ncbi Evaluation of t-PA, PAI-2, IL-1beta and PGE(2) in gingival crevicular fluid of rheumatoid arthritis patients with periodontal disease
    Başak Biyikoğlu
    Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    J Clin Periodontol 33:605-11. 2006
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  64. ncbi Comparison of interdental cleaning methods: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret A Jackson
    Department of Periodontology, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, UK
    J Periodontol 77:1421-9. 2006
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  65. ncbi Chewing fails to induce oral bacteraemia in patients with periodontal disease
    Anthony M Murphy
    Discipline of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Periodontol 33:730-6. 2006
    ..To investigate whether chewing in patients with untreated chronic periodontitis or plaque-induced gingivitis causes bacteraemia of oral origin...
  66. ncbi Effect of oral hygiene instruction and scaling on oral malodour in a population of Turkish children with gingival inflammation
    C Kara
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Int J Paediatr Dent 16:399-404. 2006
    ..1 +/- 2.7 years; age range = 7-12 years); and secondly, to investigate the impact of oral hygiene instruction and scaling on oral malodour...
  67. ncbi Dental and periodontal findings in hemodialysis patients
    G Bayraktar
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Oral Dis 13:393-7. 2007
    ..Oral health problems of chronic renal failure patients can compromise systemic health. This study compared the periodontal and dental health status of patients on hemodialysis (HD) with healthy controls (C)...
  68. ncbi Effect of eucalyptus extract chewing gum on periodontal health: a double-masked, randomized trial
    Hideki Nagata
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Periodontol 79:1378-85. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of chewing gum containing eucalyptus extract on periodontal health in a double-masked, randomized, controlled trial...
  69. ncbi A randomized clinical trial on the short-term clinical and microbiological effects of the adjunctive use of a 0.05% chlorhexidine mouth rinse for patients in supportive periodontal care
    Sagrario Santos
    Section of Graduate Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, University Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Periodontol 31:45-51. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical and microbiological activity of a new mouth rinse formulation, used as an adjunct to oral hygiene, for patients in supportive periodontal care...
  70. ncbi Periodontal treatment with an Er:YAG laser or scaling and root planing. A 2-year follow-up split-mouth study
    Frank Schwarz
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Helne University, Westdeutsche Kieferklinik, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Periodontol 74:590-6. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to present the 2-year results following non-surgical periodontal treatment with an Er:YAG laser or scaling and root planing...
  71. ncbi Association between smoking, betel chewing and gingival bleeding in rural Sri Lanka
    Najith Amarasena
    Division of Preventive Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    J Clin Periodontol 30:403-8. 2003
    ..To ascertain the association between tobacco use and gingival bleeding in a rural community in Sri Lanka...
  72. ncbi 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...
  73. ncbi Clinical evaluation of an Er:YAG laser combined with scaling and root planing for non-surgical periodontal treatment. A controlled, prospective clinical study
    Frank Schwarz
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 30:26-34. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi Enamel matrix proteins in the regenerative therapy of deep intrabony defects
    Maurizio S Tonetti
    Department of Periodontology, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 29:317-25. 2002
    ..This prospective multicentre randomized controlled clinical trial was designed to compare the clinical outcomes of papilla preservation flap surgery with or without the application of enamel matrix proteins (EMD)...
  75. ncbi Longitudinal evaluation of GCF MMP-3 and TIMP-1 levels as prognostic factors for progression of periodontitis
    T Alpagot
    University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 28:353-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These data indicate that sites with high GCF levels of MMP-3 and TIMP-1 are at significantly greater risk for progression of periodontitis...
  76. ncbi Interleukin-4 polymorphisms in early onset periodontitis
    J Michel
    Department of Periodontology, University of Giessen, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 28:483-8. 2001
    ..Early-onset periodontitis (EOP) is defined by the age of onset, the distribution of lesions and specific microbial pathogens...
  77. ncbi A method to compare four mouthrinses: time to gingivitis level as the primary outcome variable
    R Yates
    Division of Restorative Dentistry, Dental School, Bristol, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 29:519-23. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to use time in order to achieve an exit level of bleeding on probing (BOP) as the primary outcome variable...
  78. ncbi Mutans streptococci in subgingival plaque of treated and untreated patients with periodontitis
    W A van der Reijden
    Sections of Clinical Periodontal Microbiology and Oral Microbiology, Department of Oral Biology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 28:686-91. 2001
    ..005) and 2.51% in patients after scaling and root planing (p=0.041). CONCLUSIONS: The subgingival area is a microbial habitat for mutans streptococci that may be of importance in the development of root caries in periodontitis patients...
  79. ncbi Subgingival microbiota of indigenous Indians of Central America
    S A Dowsett
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 29:159-67. 2002
    ..To define the subgingival microbial profiles of adult subjects from a previously identified rural community of indigenous Indians in Guatemala, Central America...
  80. ncbi Supragingival and subgingival microbiota of adult patients with Down's syndrome. Changes after periodontal treatment
    D Sakellari
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Implant Biology, Dental School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54006, Greece
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 16:376-82. 2001
    ..Inadequate oral hygiene as performed by these patients probably affected supragingival, and consequently subgingival, plaque composition...
  81. ncbi Association between betel quid chewing, periodontal status and periodontal pathogens
    L J Ling
    Section of Periodontology, Dental Department, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih-Pai Road, Sec. 2, Taipei, Taiwan 11217, Republic of China
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 16:364-9. 2001
    ..actinomycetemcomitans and P. gingivalis...
  82. ncbi Influence of removable partial denture on periodontal indices and microbiological status
    C Vanzeveren
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Dental School, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Oral Rehabil 29:232-9. 2002
    ..Few differences appeared between the two groups; the values observed show a relatively low level of hygiene and but little motivation with regard to prophylaxis techniques...
  83. ncbi Effects of a mechanical interdental cleaning device on oral hygiene in patients with lingual brackets
    Ariane Hohoff
    Department of Orthodontics, University Hospital, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Angle Orthod 73:579-87. 2003
    ....
  84. ncbi Modulation of clinical expression of plaque-induced gingivitis. III. Response of "high responders" and "low responders" to therapy
    Leonardo Trombelli
    Research Center for the Study of Periodontal Diseases, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 31:253-9. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi Modulation of clinical expression of plaque-induced gingivitis. II. Identification of "high-responder" and "low-responder" subjects
    Leonardo Trombelli
    Research Center for the Study of Periodontal Diseases, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 31:239-52. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to validate a randomized, split-mouth, localized experimental gingivitis model and to identify subjects with different gingivitis susceptibility...
  86. ncbi Quadrant root planing versus same-day full-mouth root planing. I. Clinical findings
    D A Apatzidou
    Periodontal and Oral Immunology Research Group, Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:132-40. 2004
    ....
  87. ncbi Effect of a combination of amine/stannous fluoride dentifrice and mouthrinse in periodontal maintenance patients
    S Paraskevas
    Department of Periodontology, ACTA Academic Centre for Dentistry, Louwesweg 1, 1006 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Periodontol 31:177-83. 2004
    ..Efficacy parameters were plaque, gingival inflammation, pocket depth and attachment loss. An additional parameter was development of stain...
  88. ncbi Long-term results of supportive periodontal therapy (SPT) in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative patients
    Dominik Hofer
    Department of Periodontology and Fixed Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Clin Periodontol 29:630-7. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the long-term results of periodontal supportive therapy in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative patients...
  89. ncbi Gingival crevicular fluid levels of aspartate amino transferase, sulfide ions and N-benzoyl-DL-arginine-2-naphthylamide in diabetic patients with chronic periodontitis
    B Yucekal-Tuncer
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Isthanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Periodontol 30:1053-60. 2003
    ....
  90. ncbi Relative effectiveness of powered and manual toothbrushes in elderly patients with implant-supported mandibular overdentures
    A Tawse-Smith
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Clin Periodontol 29:275-80. 2002
    ....
  91. ncbi Effect of a toothpaste containing triclosan on dental plaque, gingivitis, and bleeding on probing--an investigation in periodontitis patients over 28 weeks
    G Bruhn
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Carl Gustav Carus Medical Faculty, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 6:124-7. 2002
    ..It is concluded that the triclosan/essential oil additive in a fluoride-containing dentifrice exhibited distinctive antigingivitis as well as plaque-inhibitory effects during a 28-week maintenance period in periodontitis patients...
  92. ncbi Effectiveness of a powered toothbrush compared with a manual toothbrush for orthodontic patients with fixed appliances
    Annerose Borutta
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Centre for Dentistry, Jena, Germany
    J Clin Dent 13:131-7. 2002
    ..The findings were for both whole mouth and partial mouth assessments. In accordance with previous studies, it was demonstrated that the use of a powered toothbrush can be recommended for orthodontic patients with fixed appliances...
  93. ncbi Clinical and microbiological studies of periodontal disease in Sjögren syndrome patients
    B Kuru
    Department of Periodontology, Marmara University Dental Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Periodontol 29:92-102. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether the periodontal status of SS patients, in terms of clinical and microbiological parameters, differs from systemically healthy age- and gender-matched controls...
  94. ncbi Assessment of dental status and oral hygiene in the study population of cystic fibrosis patients in the Podlasie province
    E Dabrowska
    Department of Social and Preventive Dentistry, Medical University of Białystok, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 51:100-3. 2006
    ..The aim of the current study was to assess dental caries disease and oral hygiene in CF patients in the region of Podlasie...
  95. ncbi The effects of combination treatment with a long-acting beta2-agonist and a corticosteroid on salivary flow rate, secretory immunoglobulin A, and oral health in children and adolescents with moderate asthma: a 1-month, single-blind clinical study
    Cigdem Sag
    Department of Pediatric Allergy, Ondokuz Mayis University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Clin Ther 29:2236-42. 2007
    ..However, the effect of combination therapy with a long-acting beta(2)-agonist and a corticosteroid on oral health in children and adolescents has not been reported in the literature...
  96. ncbi Influence of combinations of bacteria on the levels of prostaglandin E2, interleukin-1beta, and granulocyte elastase in gingival crevicular fluid and on the severity of periodontal disease
    Stella Airila-Månsson
    Institute of Odontology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Periodontol 77:1025-31. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the simultaneous presence of periodontal microbiota on inflammatory markers in gingival crevicular fluid from individuals with periodontal diseases...
  97. ncbi Study on the relationship between Helicobacter pylori in the dental plaque and the occurrence of dental caries or oral hygiene index
    Ying Liu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Helicobacter 13:256-60. 2008
    ....
  98. ncbi Assessment of dentition status and oral hygiene in first year dental students, Medical University of Białystok
    E Dabrowska
    Department of Social and Preventive Dentistry, Medical University of Białystok, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 51:104-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to assess dental status and oral hygiene of the first year dental students, Medical University of Białystok, through the analysis of the chosen caries and dental plaque indices...
  99. ncbi Oral hygiene evaluation for effective oral care in preventing pneumonia in dentate elderly
    Shu Abe
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:53-64. 2006
    ..We evaluated the Dental Plaque Index (DPI) and Tongue Plaque Index (TPI) as simple measures of status of oral hygiene...
  100. ncbi Increased leukotriene concentrations in gingival crevicular fluid from subjects with periodontal disease and atherosclerosis
    Magnus Bäck
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet and Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, L8 03, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 193:389-94. 2007
    ..of leukotriene B(4) and cysteinyl-leukotrienes were detected in GCF from subjects with a high dental plaque index (PLI>0.3), supporting an increased leukotriene formation in periodontitis...
  101. ncbi Leprosy: dental and periodontal status of the anterior maxilla in 76 patients
    J M Núñez-Martí
    Hospital San Francisco de Borja de Fontilles, Alicante, Spain
    Oral Dis 10:19-21. 2004
    ..To evaluate the presence of oral disease, as assessed by dental and periodontal indices, in the anterior maxilla of a group of 76 patients with leprosy, compared with a group of matched control subjects...

Research Grants30

  1. SEVERE PERIODONTITIS AS A RHEOLOGIC MODIFIER
    STEVEN ENGEBRETSON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Dr. Engebretson will receive training in research methodology and molecular biology in order to explore the mechanisms of periodontal medicine through the conduct of human clinical studies as a career goal. ..
  2. Diabetes and Periodontics Trial R21
    STEVEN ENGEBRETSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Analysis for Incomplete Data in Oral Health/Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Study
    Jihnhee Yu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Outcome variables include oral colonization by target micro-organisms, the dental Plaque Index score and diagnostic variables for pneumonia...
  4. 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. ..
  5. Caries Risk Assessment Instrument for Young Adults
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Future large-scale investigations will be undertaken to validate the merits of the instrument. ..
  6. Development of QLF Handpiece for Early Caries Detection
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. MONOCYTE TISSUE FACTOR EXPRESSION IN DIABETES MELLITUS
    JAMES KATANCIK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  8. LOW-DOSE DOXYCYCLINE EFFECTS ON OSTEOPENIC BONE LOSS
    Jeffrey Payne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Reduced bone loss and CVD incidence would represent significant public health improvements. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. New Phosphated Polymers Prevent Microbial Colonization
    Andrew Dentino; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The use of these new polymers could improve the oral health of a significant population of prosthesis users. The phosphated PMMA polymers could have great potential for clinical and commercial applications. ..
  10. Three Periodontal Therapies in Current & Non-Smokers
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed investigation should provide a model to examine methods that could be useful in treating compromised patients whether compromised by harmful habits such as smoking, systemic disease, or genetic background. ..
  11. Gene Expression in Chronic and Aggressive Periodontitis
    Panos Papapanou; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ultimately, a pathobiology-based classification of periodontitis will facilitate correct diagnosis and targeted, efficient therapeutic prevention and intervention strategies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Optically enhanced dental sealants to indicate placement and material condition
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] 3) An optically doped sealant combines the efficacy advantages of a clear sealant with the visibility advantages of an opaque sealant. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. World Workshop in Oral Medicine IV
    Peter Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proceedings will be published as evidence-based recommendations for best clinical practice in Oral Medicine as well as providing suggestions for future basic science and clinical research. ..
  14. Microbial Markers for Periodontal Disease in Children
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  15. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Clinical Models Workshop:Remin-Demin, Precavity, Caries
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The meeting will be held on July 3-5, 2005 in the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana, immediately prior to the annual ORCA (European Organization for Caries Research) meeting. ..
  17. TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARE
    Richard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These points argue for a direct comparison of the medical and traditional model of care. ..
  18. FUNCTION OF B-DEFENSINS IN COMMON ORAL INFECTIONS
    Janet Guthmiller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  19. Volunteer Activities on Long-Term Care Residents
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is expected that findings will support the activity theory of aging and validate the beneficial effects of residents in LTC facilities participating in structured volunteer activities. ..
  20. Oral Immunology/Microbiology Annual Meeting
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Perpetuation of the OIMRG and its annual meetings greatly enhances the spirit of collegial interaction/collaboration among investigators with expertise in immunology and microbial pathogenesis as related to oral health and disease. ..
  21. Bacteremia from Dental Extraction vs. Oral Hygiene
    Peter Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, we will have unique and critical data for the development of both future research and evidence-based guidelines concerning antibiotic prophylaxis for individuals currently felt to be at risk for DSI. ..
  22. Interleukin-1 and Periodontitis in Down's Syndrome
    Ahmed Khocht; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This model of the mechanisms accounting for the severity of periodontitis will be compared to that found in the non-Down's sample. ..
  23. Longitudinal study of caries in a rural WIC population
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Data from this pilot study will be of great value and will position the study team to effectively conduct future intervention studies to reduce oral health disparities. ..
  24. Oral Immunology/Microbiology Research Group Annual Mtg
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Perpetuation of the OIMRG and its annual meetings greatly enhances the spirit of collegial interaction/collaboration among investigators with expertise in immunology and microbial pathogenesis as related to oral health and disease. ..
  25. MICROBIAL ASSOCIATIONS IN PERIODONTAL HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will provide a basis for understanding microbial community structure, ecological relationships and define desired microbiological end-point of therapy. ..
  26. Attachment of Oral Actinobacillus to Epithelium
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The longterm goal of this application is to use this information to identify targets for therapeutic agents that can interfere with attachment of Aa to oral tissues and thus prevent colonization leading to LAP. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF PERIODONTITIS
    James Beck; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Identification of Uncultivated and Unrecognized Pathogens of Periodontitis
    ANNE DENISE HAFFAJEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The identification of such pathogens should, over time, lead to better diagnosis of disease, optimal treatment strategies for the individual patient, new therapeutic approaches and carefully targeted approaches to prevention. ..
  29. EFFECT OF ANTIBIOTICS ON ORAL BIOFILMS IN VIVO
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..