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Periodontitis: Consensus report of workgroup 2 of the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions.
A new periodontitis classification scheme has been adopted, in which forms of the disease previously recognized as "chronic" or "aggressive" are now grouped under a single category ("periodontitis")… Expand
Elevated plasma calcifediol is associated with aggressive periodontitis.
BACKGROUND Vitamin D is associated with a number of inflammatory diseases and plays a significant role in regulating bone metabolism. Serum calcifediol was demonstrated to be potentially associated… Expand
Methylation of p16 CpG Island Associated with Malignant Progression of Oral Epithelial Dysplasia: A Prospective Cohort Study
Purpose: Inactivation of p16 gene by CpG methylation is a frequent event in oral epithelial dysplasia. To investigate the predictive value of p16 methylation on malignant potential in oral epithelial… Expand
Detection of eight periodontal microorganisms and distribution of Porphyromonas gingivalis fimA genotypes in Chinese patients with aggressive periodontitis.
BACKGROUND The microbiologic feature of aggressive periodontitis (AgP) in Chinese patients has not yet been determined. This study aims to investigate the prevalence of eight periodontal… Expand
Activity of 25-Hydroxylase in Human Gingival Fibroblasts and Periodontal Ligament Cells
Background We previously demonstrated that 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations in gingival crevicular fluid are 300 times higher than those in the plasma of patients with aggressive periodontitis.… Expand
S100A9-induced release of interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 through toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) in human periodontal ligament cells.
- H. Gao, X. Zhang, Yunfei Zheng, L. Peng, J. Hou, H. Meng
- Medicine, Biology
- Molecular immunology
- 1 October 2015
S100A8, S100A9, and calprotectin (the S100A8/S100A9 complex) are calcium-binding proteins that promote extracellular pro-inflammatory functions and may play an important role in periodontal disease.… Expand
Vitamin D-Binding Protein Levels in Plasma and Gingival Crevicular Fluid of Patients with Generalized Aggressive Periodontitis
Vitamin D-binding protein (DBP) is the main transport protein of vitamin D and plays an important role in the immune system and host defenses. The purpose of this study was to measure DBP levels in… Expand
Determinants of host susceptibility in aggressive periodontitis.
Associations of apolipoprotein E and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 polymorphisms with dyslipidemia and generalized aggressive periodontitis in a Chinese population.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Dyslipidemia is associated with aggressive periodontitis, a condition characterized by the rapid destruction of the periodontium. Apolipoprotein E (APOE) and low-density… Expand
Ligature-induced peri-implant infection in crestal and subcrestal implants: a clinical and radiographic study in dogs
Objective. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of implant–abutment interface (IAI) placement depths on peri-implant tissues in the presence of ligature-induced peri-implant… Expand