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 Relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontitis
    F B Mercado
    Department of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Periodontol 72:779-87. 2001
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. doi 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
  7. doi 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

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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 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. doi 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)...
  7. doi 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi 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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  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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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  24. 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...
  25. 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
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  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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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  34. 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...
  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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)...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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...
  43. 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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  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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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  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi Clinical efficacy of a new sonic/ultrasonic toothbrush
    Stefan Zimmer
    Charite, Humboldt University Berlin, School of Dentistry, Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry and Endodontics, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 29:496-500. 2002
    ..The purpose of this clinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Ultra Sonex Ultima(R) in comparison with a conventional manual toothbrush...
  56. 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
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  57. 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...
  58. 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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  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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
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  63. 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...
  64. 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)...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. 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
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  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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
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  74. 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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  75. 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
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  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  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 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. doi 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
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  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi Intra-examiner reproducibility of 4 dental plaque indices
    S Matthijs
    Free University of Brussels, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 28:250-4. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the intra-examiner reproducibility for 2 established ordinal plaque indices and 2 newly proposed interval plaque indices...
  88. ncbi [Periodontal condition in diabetics in Belgrade]
    Biljana Andelski-Radicević
    Stomatoloski fakultet, Institutski predmeti Stomatoloskog fakulteta, Beograd, Srbija
    Vojnosanit Pregl 65:799-802. 2008
    ..Therefore, frequent diabetic complication is chronic periodontitis. The aim of the study was to investigate the influence of various risk factors, like age, sex, duration of DM, oral hygiene, on oral manifestations of diabetes...
  89. ncbi The effect of training on the ability of children to use dental floss
    C R Rodrigues
    Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry,
    ASDC J Dent Child 63:39-41. 1996
    ..5 to 7.5 age-group. Using a dental plaque index for the proximal surfaces, we observed significantly superior average results for the trained group (five ..
  90. ncbi Oral and dental manifestations of young asthmatics related to medication, severity and duration of condition
    Nazan Kocatas Ersin
    Department of Pedodontics, Ege University, Bornova Izmir, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 48:549-54. 2006
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  91. ncbi The dentist's role in recognizing childhood abuses: study on the dental health of children victims of abuse and witnesses to violence
    P P Montecchi
    Dentistry, Hospital S Andrea, Sapienza University of Rome II, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 10:185-7. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that the abused children show: a significantly higher dental plaque index (p=.02); a higher gingival inflammation (p =.2); a higher number of untreated decays (p=...
  92. ncbi The effectiveness of three oral health indicators in monitoring a program (OHPP)
    Daniella Della Valle Sigmaringa
    School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro FO UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 29:363-8. 2005
    ..A dental plaque index, interdental bleeding index, and saliva test were used to evaluate 325 children (6.1 to 11.3 years-old)...
  93. ncbi Efficacy of chlorhexidine, metronidazole and combination gel in the treatment of gingivitis--a randomized clinical trial
    A R Pradeep
    Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Fort, Bangalore 560002, Karnataka, India
    J Int Acad Periodontol 14:91-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this 24-week follow-up parallel study was to evaluate the efficacy of three topical gels in the treatment of gingivitis as compared to placebo gel...
  94. doi Clinical effect of autologous platelet-rich fibrin in the treatment of intra-bony defects: a controlled clinical trial
    Manojkumar Thorat
    Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Fort, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Clin Periodontol 38:925-32. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the clinical and radiological effectiveness of autologous PRF in the treatment of intra-bony defects of chronic periodontitis patients...
  95. doi Oral hygiene, periodontal health and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations
    Zhiqiang Liu
    Department of Stomatology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, China
    J Clin Periodontol 39:45-52. 2012
    ..To assess the associations of oral hygiene and periodontal health with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations...
  96. ncbi Clinical and microbiologic effects of lingual cervical coverage by removable partial dentures
    Aiichiro Ao
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Prosthodont 26:45-50. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the periodontal and microbiologic reactions to mandibular major connectors. It was hypothesized that the use of a lingual plate increases the risk of periodontal disease...
  97. doi Local application of hyaluronan gel in conjunction with periodontal surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Karim M Fawzy El-Sayed
    Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Clin Oral Investig 16:1229-36. 2012
    ..05). Hyaluronan gel application in conjunction with periodontal surgery appears to result in significant improvement of CAL and in a reduction in GR. Hyaluronan gel application appears to improve the clinical outcome of MWF surgery...
  98. doi Changes in inflammatory and metabolic parameters after periodontal treatment in patients with and without obesity
    Umut Altay
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Periodontol 84:13-23. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the short-term changes in systemic inflammatory, lipid, and glucose parameters in the presence of obesity after periodontal treatment...
  99. pmc Phagocytic cell activity and periodontitis in Down syndrome
    A Khocht
    Department of Periodontology, Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Oral Dis 18:346-52. 2012
    ..This study investigated the phagocytic function of peripheral granulocytes and monocytes from adult individuals with Down syndrome (DS) and assessed the relation between phagocytic function and periodontal status...
  100. doi Reversibility of experimental peri-implant mucositis compared with experimental gingivitis in humans
    Giovanni E Salvi
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 23:182-90. 2012
    ..To monitor clinical, microbiological and host-derived alterations occurring around teeth and titanium implants during the development of experimental gingivitis/mucositis and their respective healing sequence in humans...
  101. doi A comparison of methods for estimating the random effects distribution of a linear mixed model
    Wendimagegn Ghidey
    Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Methods Med Res 19:575-600. 2010
    ..4) often shows to have the smallest integrated mean squared error for estimating the random effects distribution. An analysis of a longitudinal dental data set illustrates the performance of the methods in a practical example...

Research Grants85

  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
    ..If this study demonstrates that periodontal therapy leads to improved glycemic control, the public health benefit in terms of reduced morbidity from this relatively modest treatment could be substantial. ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. Antiphospholipids and vascular inflammation in aggressive periodontitis
    HARVEY ALLEN SCHENKEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. LOW-DOSE DOXYCYCLINE EFFECTS ON OSTEOPENIC BONE LOSS
    Jeffrey Payne; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. 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. ..
  7. 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. ..
  8. 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. ..
  9. 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. ..
  10. Microbial Markers for Periodontal Disease in Children
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. 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. ..
  12. 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. ..
  13. Optically enhanced dental sealants to indicate placement and material condition
    George Stookey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3) An optically doped sealant combines the efficacy advantages of a clear sealant with the visibility advantages of an opaque sealant. ..
  14. Identification of Uncultivated and Unrecognized Pathogens of Periodontitis
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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. ..
  15. 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. ..
  16. Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Microbial & Host Markers for Susceptibility
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  17. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  18. Kupffer Cell Survival and Function During the Evolution of Pseudomonas Sepsis
    Alix Ashare; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Sepsis and MODS are associated with high mortality and a heavy cost burden. This Research Plan could provide insight into the pathophysiology of MODS in sepsis and provide direction for future therapeutic trials. ..
  19. Clinical Research Training in Oral Diseases for Future *
    James Beck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  20. 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. ..
  21. Identification of Uncultivated and Unrecognized Pathogens of Periodontitis
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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. ..
  22. 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. ..
  23. Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Microbial & Host Markers for Susceptibility
    Daniel H Fine; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  24. MICROBIAL ASSOCIATIONS IN PERIODONTAL HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..In addition the importance and biological basis of supragingival plaque control in the treatment and prevention of periodontal diseases and in maintaining stability of the periodontium will be determined. ..
  25. 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. ..
  26. 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. ..
  27. FUNCTION OF B-DEFENSINS IN COMMON ORAL INFECTIONS
    Janet Guthmiller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  28. ORAL HEALTH IN AFRICAN AMERICAN ADOLESCENTS WITH DIABETES
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..subproject abstract not provided ..
  29. 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. ..
  30. Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Microbial & Host Markers for Susceptibility
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  31. 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. ..
  32. EFFECT OF ANTIBIOTICS ON ORAL BIOFILMS IN VIVO
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. 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. ..
  34. SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF PERIODONTITIS
    James Beck; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Attachment of Oral Actinobacillus to Epithelium
    Daniel Fine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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. ..
  36. DENTAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK IN COMMUNITIES
    James Beck; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....