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BACKGROUND The number of placed implants has grown during the past decade, and the prevalence of peri-implantitis has increased. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the treatment outcome of peri-implantitis and to identify factors influencing the treatment success rate. METHODS The study was conducted as a retrospective longitudinal study(More)
The maintenance care following the initial active therapy phase plays an essential part in periodontal treatment to prevent disease progression and includes supportive periodontal therapy based on the patient's individual needs. The purpose of this study was to investigate the longitudinal proximal alveolar bone loss and tooth loss in periodontitis-prone(More)
BACKGROUND, AIMS Over the past 10 years several studies have been published pointing towards a relationship between periodontal disease and various systemic disorders or diseases. The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate the occurrence of self-reported systemic disorders in patients referred to a specialist clinic for periodontal treatment(More)
Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the soft tissue and bone that surrounds the teeth. Despite extensive research, distinctive genes responsible for the disease have not been identified. The objective of this study was to elucidate transcriptome changes in periodontitis, by investigating gene expression profiles in gingival tissue(More)
BACKGROUND carriers of the JP2 clone of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans exhibit an enhanced risk for developing aggressive periodontitis compared with individuals carrying non-JP2 clones. While the JP2 clone is almost exclusively detected among adolescents of African descent, reports on Caucasians colonized with the JP2 clone are remarkably few. (More)
During the last decades, many published studies have focused on the associations between periodontal disease and different systemic disorders. The purpose of the present investigation was to study the relationship between occurrence of systemic disorders and the two variables mean number of teeth and periodontal probing pocket depth after stratification(More)
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