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Peptidylarginine deiminase from Porphyromonas gingivalis citrullinates human fibrinogen and α-enolase: implications for autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To investigate protein citrullination by the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis as a potential mechanism for breaking tolerance to citrullinated proteins in rheumatoid arthritisExpand
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Reversibility of experimental peri-implant mucositis compared with experimental gingivitis in humans.
OBJECTIVE To monitor clinical, microbiological and host-derived alterations occurring around teeth and titanium implants during the development of experimental gingivitis/mucositis and theirExpand
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Anti-infective therapy of peri-implantitis with adjunctive local drug delivery or photodynamic therapy: 12-month outcomes of a randomized controlled clinical trial.
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study is to compare the clinical, microbiological and host-derived effects in the non-surgical treatment of initial peri-implantitis with either adjunctive local drugExpand
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Analysis of neutrophil-derived antimicrobial peptides in gingival crevicular fluid suggests importance of cathelicidin LL-37 in the innate immune response against periodontogenic bacteria.
INTRODUCTION During periodontitis, an innate immune response to bacterial challenge is primarily mediated by neutrophils. We compared neutrophilic content and the level of neutrophil-derivedExpand
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Microbiota at teeth and implants in partially edentulous patients. A 10-year retrospective study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the microbiota at implants and adjacent teeth 10 years after placement of implants with a sandblasted and acid-etched surface. MATERIAL AND METHODS Plaque samples obtainedExpand
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Anti-infective therapy of peri-implantitis with adjunctive local drug delivery or photodynamic therapy: six-month outcomes of a prospective randomized clinical trial.
OBJECTIVE To compare the adjunctive clinical effects in the non-surgical treatment of peri-implantitis with either local drug delivery (LDD) or photodynamic therapy (PDT). MATERIAL AND METHODSExpand
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The influence of a probiotic milk drink on the development of gingivitis: a pilot study.
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the effect of a probiotic milk drink on gingival health and the development of experimental gingivitis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifty volunteer students tookExpand
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Comparison of microbial cultivation and a commercial PCR based method for detection of periodontopathogenic species in subgingival plaque samples.
OBJECTIVES Microbiological laboratory procedures are involved in diagnosis and therapy control of progressive and refractory forms of periodontitis. In recent years techniques have been developedExpand
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Host-derived biomarkers at teeth and implants in partially edentulous patients. A 10-year retrospective study.
OBJECTIVES To assess a selection of host-derived biomarkers in peri-implant sulcus fluid (PISF) and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) from adjacent teeth 10 years following implant placement. Expand
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Effects of tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) oil on Staphylococcus aureus in biofilms and stationary growth phase.
Tea tree oil (TTO) is known for its antimicrobial activity. In this study, we determined whether TTO is effective against Staphylococcus aureus in biofilms and how TTO activity is affected by the S.Expand
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