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Treatment planning in periodontics, as with any disease, must be based on an understanding of the aetiology and pathogenesis of the disease. In this context, it has slowly become recognized over the… (More)
The overall aim of this volume of Periodontology 2000 is to compare the biological features of chronic and aggressive forms of periodontitis in order to identify similarities and differences between… (More)
OBJECTIVE To compare systematically the survival and radiographic marginal bone level changes of two immediate implant protocols in the aesthetic region; immediate single implant restoration/loading… (More)
Oral conditions such as gingivitis and chronic periodontitis are found worldwide and are among the most prevalent microbial diseases of mankind. The cause of these common inflammatory conditions is… (More)
The relationship between poor oral health and systemic diseases has been increasingly recognized over the past two decades. Indeed, the clichés "You cannot have good general health without good oral… (More)
BACKGROUND It is generally accepted that periodontal disease progresses by a series of bursts that are interspersed by periods of stability or even gain of attachment. In order to analyze… (More)
'...arguments among clinicians about whether the patient has chronic or aggressive periodontitis are pointless, especially if the proposed treatment is going to be the same.'
BACKGROUND Cross-sectional studies have demonstrated that a specific polymorphism (allele 2 of both IL-1A +4845 and IL-1B +3954) in the IL-1 gene cluster has been associated with an increased… (More)
The concept of focal infection or systemic disease arising from infection of the teeth was generally accepted until the mid-20th century when it was dismissed because of lack of evidence.… (More)
Periodontal bacteria may help to maintain inflammation in atherosclerotic lesions.