Birte Holtfreter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Greifswald
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Change in FS-T index in adults in the German national oral health surveys between 1989 and 2005
    Birte Holtfreter
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:251-60. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of different manual periodontal probes on periodontal measurements
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:1032-41. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology of periodontal diseases in the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Birte Holtfreter
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Unit of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:114-23. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of periodontal disease and treatment demands based on a German dental survey (DMS IV)
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 37:211-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Refining definitions of periodontal disease and caries for prediction models of incident tooth loss
    Mohammad Houshmand
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:635-44. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Tooth loss and periodontitis by socio-economic status and inflammation in a longitudinal population-based study
    Sabine Buchwald
    Unit of Periodontology, Centre of Oral Health, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 40:203-11. 2013
  7. pmc A comparison of periodontal status in the two regional, population-based studies of SHIP and INVEST
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:1115-24. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Five-year change of periodontal diseases in the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Daniela Gätke
    Department of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, University Medicine, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:357-67. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Trends in dental health of 35- to 44-year-olds in West and East Germany after reunification
    Svenja Schützhold
    Unit of Periodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Public Health Dent 73:65-73. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Periodontitis is related to lung volumes and airflow limitation: a cross-sectional study
    Birte Holtfreter
    Dept of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, University of Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald
    Eur Respir J 42:1524-35. 2013

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Change in FS-T index in adults in the German national oral health surveys between 1989 and 2005
    Birte Holtfreter
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:251-60. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Effects of different manual periodontal probes on periodontal measurements
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:1032-41. 2012
    ..To quantify the digit preference effect for three manual periodontal probes and to calculate correction values to enable comparison of studies with equal recording protocols, but different periodontal probes...
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology of periodontal diseases in the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Birte Holtfreter
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Unit of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:114-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and extent of periodontal diseases among adults in a province in Eastern Germany...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of periodontal disease and treatment demands based on a German dental survey (DMS IV)
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 37:211-9. 2010
    ..We assessed the prevalence and extent of periodontitis in Germany. Furthermore, region- and gender-specific differences in periodontal disease prevalence were evaluated...
  5. doi request reprint Refining definitions of periodontal disease and caries for prediction models of incident tooth loss
    Mohammad Houshmand
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:635-44. 2012
    ..To assess the suitability of different definitions of caries and periodontitis for inclusion in tooth loss prediction models...
  6. doi request reprint Tooth loss and periodontitis by socio-economic status and inflammation in a longitudinal population-based study
    Sabine Buchwald
    Unit of Periodontology, Centre of Oral Health, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 40:203-11. 2013
    ..To examine the associations between factors of socio-economic status (SES), systemic inflammation and the progression of periodontitis and incidence of tooth loss...
  7. pmc A comparison of periodontal status in the two regional, population-based studies of SHIP and INVEST
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:1115-24. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Five-year change of periodontal diseases in the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Daniela Gätke
    Department of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, University Medicine, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:357-67. 2012
    ..To assess the extent of remission and progression of periodontal diseases among adults in a Northeast German Region...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in dental health of 35- to 44-year-olds in West and East Germany after reunification
    Svenja Schützhold
    Unit of Periodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Public Health Dent 73:65-73. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the changes of dental health between 1989 and 2005, hypothesizing that dental health converged in West and East Germany...
  10. doi request reprint Periodontitis is related to lung volumes and airflow limitation: a cross-sectional study
    Birte Holtfreter
    Dept of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, University of Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald
    Eur Respir J 42:1524-35. 2013
    ..Periodontal disease was significantly associated with reduced lung volumes and airflow limitation in this general adult population sample. Systemic inflammation did not provide a mechanism linking both diseases. ..
  11. doi request reprint Identification of periodontitis associated changes in the proteome of whole human saliva by mass spectrometric analysis
    Manuela Gesell Salazar
    Department of Functional Genomics, Interfaculty Institute for Genetics and Functional Genomics, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 40:825-32. 2013
    ..We used whole saliva samples from periodontally healthy and diseased subjects with chronic periodontitis to screen for disease-associated differences in the protein pattern...
  12. doi request reprint Missing, unreplaced teeth and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality
    Christian Schwahn
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Gerodontology and Biomaterials, Centre of Oral Health, University of Greifswald, 17487 Greifswald, Rotgerberstraße 8, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 167:1430-7. 2013
    ..A dentition of at least 20 teeth is associated with sufficient masticatory efficiency and is a stated health goal of the World Health Organisation. We examined whether subjects with missing, unreplaced teeth had an increased mortality risk...
  13. doi request reprint Association between the insulin-like growth factor axis in serum and periodontitis in the Study of Health in Pomerania: an exploratory study
    Ali N Harb
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Dental School, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:931-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association of Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) I-related variables with periodontitis in the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)...
  14. doi request reprint Longitudinal effects of systemic inflammation markers on periodontitis
    Christiane Pink
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, Endodontology, Pedodontics and Primary Prevention, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 42:988-97. 2015
    ..However, the impact of inflammatory markers on periodontitis has not yet been investigated...
  15. doi request reprint Cold atmospheric plasma in combination with mechanical treatment improves osteoblast growth on biofilm covered titanium discs
    Kathrin Duske
    Unit of Periodontology in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, Endodontology, Preventive Dentistry and Pedodontics, Dental School, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany Department of Cell Biology, University Medical Centre of Rostock, Germany Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e V, Greifswald, Germany
    Biomaterials 52:327-34. 2015
    ..A five-day cell growth was only detectable on BR+PL treated discs. The combination of established brushing and CAP application may be a promising strategy to treat peri-implantitis...
  16. doi request reprint Association between type 1 and type 2 diabetes with periodontal disease and tooth loss
    Gaganpreet Kaur
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, Dental School, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:765-74. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Atmospheric plasma enhances wettability and cell spreading on dental implant metals
    Kathrin Duske
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Dental School, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 39:400-7. 2012
    ..In this study, a cold atmospheric pressure gas-discharge plasma was applied to reduce water contact angles on titanium discs with different surface topography and to improve the spreading of osteoblastic cells...
  18. doi request reprint Removal of naturally grown human biofilm with an atmospheric pressure plasma jet: An in-vitro study
    Lukasz Jablonowski
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, Endodontology, Preventive Dentistry and Pedodontics, Dental School, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany
    J Biophotonics . 2016
    ..These results showed that plasma could be a useful adjuvant treatment modality in cases where biofilm removal or reduction plays a decisive role, such as periodontitis and peri-implantitis. Plasma-treated biofilm on an extracted tooth...
  19. doi request reprint Prospective association of sex steroid concentrations with periodontal progression and incident tooth loss
    Stefanie Samietz
    Policlinic of Prosthetic Dentistry, Gerodontology and Biomaterials, Center of Oral Health, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 43:10-8. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prospective association between sex steroid concentrations with periodontal progression and incident tooth loss in men and women...
  20. doi request reprint Changes in prevalence of periodontitis in two German population-based studies
    Svenja Schützhold
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 42:121-30. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess changes of periodontal status in Germany...
  21. doi request reprint Genome-wide association study of chronic periodontitis in a general German population
    Alexander Teumer
    Department of Functional Genomics, Interfaculty Institute for Genetics and Functional Genomics, University Medicine Greifswald, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 40:977-85. 2013
    ..To identify loci associated with chronic periodontitis through a genome-wide association study (GWAS)...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical factors and self-perceived oral health
    Svenja Schützhold
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 122:134-41. 2014
    ..Awareness of the relative contributions of clinical variables to self-perceived oral health is important for obtaining a clearer understanding of patients' subjective and objective self-perceptions of oral health...
  23. pmc Evaluation of the periodontal status in acromegalic patients: a comparative study
    Ali N Harb
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, Dental School, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald 17475, Germany
    ISRN Dent 2012:950486. 2012
    ..12) and high tooth loss (P = 0.36). Mean PD was higher in acromegalic patients by trend (B = 0.28 (-0.00; 0.56)). Conclusion. In acromegalic patients, periodontal disease severity did not differ from their healthy SHIP controls...
  24. doi request reprint Total tooth loss and systemic correlates of inflammation: role of obesity
    Peter Meisel
    Dental Clinics, Department of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:644-50. 2012
    ..Possible implications are discussed with respect to obesity and its relationship to inflammation...
  25. doi request reprint Estimating Effects of Craniofacial Morphology on gingival recession and clinical attachment loss
    Loutfi Salti
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, Endodontology, and Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol . 2016
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity modifies long-term associations between periodontitis and markers of systemic inflammation
    Christiane Gocke
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine Greifswald, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 235:351-7. 2014
    ..Thus, this study aims to assess the impact of periodontitis on systemic inflammation (fibrinogen and white blood cells (WBC)) in a population-based longitudinal survey in north-eastern Germany...
  27. doi request reprint Tooth loss, periodontitis, and statins in a population-based follow-up study
    Peter Meisel
    Dental Clinics, Unit of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Periodontol 85:e160-8. 2014
    ..If this is true, then chronic treatment with statins should also result in diminished tooth loss as a long-term response...
  28. doi request reprint Prediction of periodontal disease: modelling and validation in different general German populations
    Yiqiang Zhan
    Unit of Periodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 41:224-31. 2014
    ..To develop models for periodontitis using self-reported questions and to validate them externally...
  29. doi request reprint Association of periodontitis with the risk of oral leukoplakia
    Peter Meisel
    Dental Clinics, Unit of Periodontology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Oral Oncol 48:859-63. 2012
    ..Besides smoking and alcohol, the risk factors for the development of this oral lesion are still less identified. The purpose of this study was the search for a possible influence of periodontitis on the risk of leukoplakia...
  30. doi request reprint Standards for reporting chronic periodontitis prevalence and severity in epidemiologic studies: Proposed standards from the Joint EU/USA Periodontal Epidemiology Working Group
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine Greifswald, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 42:407-12. 2015
    ....
  31. pmc Periodontitis is associated with endothelial dysfunction in a general population: a cross-sectional study
    Birte Holtfreter
    Unit of Periodontology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology, University Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e84603. 2013
    ..This association was not mediated via systemic inflammation. This study revives the discussion on whether and how periodontitis contributes to endothelial dysfunction...
  32. pmc Association between glycemia, serum lipoproteins, and the risk of oral leukoplakia: the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Peter Meisel
    Dental Clinics, Unit of Periodontology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Diabetes Care 33:1230-2. 2010
    ..Oral leukoplakia is an oral lesion with a premalignant character. Besides smoking and alcohol, diabetes could be a risk factor. The aim is to search for such an association...
  33. pmc Replication of the association of chromosomal region 9p21.3 with generalized aggressive periodontitis (gAgP) using an independent case-control cohort
    Florian D Ernst
    Interfaculty Institute for Genetics and Functional Genomics, Department of Functional Genomics, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    BMC Med Genet 11:119. 2010
    ..Using our own AgP cohort, we attempted to confirm the described associations for the chromosomal region 9p21.3...
  34. doi request reprint Association of natural anti-platelet factor 4/heparin antibodies with periodontal disease
    Andreas Greinacher
    Institut für Immunologie und Transfusionsmedizin, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat, Greifswald, Germany
    Blood 118:1395-401. 2011
    ..001). Thus, preimmunization to PF4/bacteria complexes by prevalent infections, for example, periodontitis, likely explains the presence of natural anti-PF4/heparin Abs and the early occurrence of anti-PF4/H-IgG in HIT...
  35. pmc Using genetics to test the causal relationship of total adiposity and periodontitis: Mendelian randomization analyses in the Gene-Lifestyle Interactions and Dental Endpoints (GLIDE) Consortium
    Dmitry Shungin
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Section for Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden, Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden, Department of Odontology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, University Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany, Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Periodontology, and Department of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, Department of Prosthodontics, Gerodontology and Biomaterials, Trinity College
    Int J Epidemiol 44:638-50. 2015
    ..The observational relationship between obesity and periodontitis is widely known, yet causal evidence is lacking. Our objective was to investigate causal associations between periodontitis and body mass index (BMI)...
  36. pmc Quantitative molecular detection of putative periodontal pathogens in clinically healthy and periodontally diseased subjects
    André Göhler
    Friedrich Loeffler Institute of Medical Microbiology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e99244. 2014
    ..In conclusion, our methodological approach unraveled associations of the oral flora with periodontal disease, which would have gone undetected if only qualitative data had been determined. ..
  37. doi request reprint Antimicrobial efficacy of non-thermal plasma in comparison to chlorhexidine against dental biofilms on titanium discs in vitro - proof of principle experiment
    Ina Koban
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Endodontology, Unit of Periodontology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 38:956-65. 2011
    ..In this study, we evaluated the effect of three different plasma devices on the reduction of Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) and multispecies human saliva biofilms...