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To assess the prevalence and occurrence of eleven periodontopathogens in subgingival biofilm of banded and bonded molars during the first period of fixed orthodontic treatment. Subjects were selected from patients referred to orthodontic treatment and were divided in two groups: group A comprised fifteen patients (14.4±2.45 years of age) who received(More)
INTRODUCTION Cyclooxygenase-2 (Cox-2) and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) have synergistic effects in the degradation of the extra-cellular matrix. OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to correlate the intensity of inflammation with MMP-9 and Cox-2 expression in the periodontal tissue of patients with chronic inflammatory disease (gingivitis and chronic(More)
Background: There are several risk factors, general and local, which favor the onset of periodontal destruction, and their knowledge is essential to their correct identification and for the adoption of a suitable therapeutic management. The aim of the study was to assess periodontal health status of patients suffering from viral and bacterial infections and(More)
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