Shirin Farhad

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BACKGROUND Despite the outbreak in dental science, oral and dental complications in Alzheimer are of the unsolved problems. It is assumed that tumor necrosis factor-α, which is a key factor in Alzheimer, has a relation with periodontal complications in patients with Alzheimer disease. The present study evaluated the effect of chronic periodontitis on serum(More)
BACKGROUND In periodontal diseases, contamination of roots with bacteria and their active biologic agents and smear layer formation following periodontal treatments, prevents reattachment of periodontal cells. As a matter of fact biomodification of root surface and removal of smear layer and debris is critical for regeneration of periodontal structures. The(More)
BACKGROUND This study compared the effect of adjunctive low dose doxycycline and licorice on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) levels in patients with chronic periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this in vivo, experimental study 39 patients with mild to moderate chronic periodontitis were selected. Samples of GCF were(More)
Background and aims. Furcally-involved teeth present unique challenges to the success of periodontal therapy and influence treatment outcomes. This study aimed to assess to compare use of ADM and connective tissue membrane in class II furcation defect regeneration. Materials and methods. 10 patient with 2 bilaterally class II furcation defects in first(More)
INTRODUCTION In cervical lesions, various restorative materials can be inserted, which can be affected by the application of periodontal scalers. This study evaluated and compared the marginal seal of class V glass ionomer, composite resin, and amalgam restorations after subjecting them to hand instrumentation and ultrasonic scaling. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Tissue engineering represents very exciting advances in regenerative medicine; however, periodontal literature only contains few reports. Emdogain (EMD) consists of functional molecules that have shown many advantages in regenerative treatments. This study investigated EMD effect on gingival fibroblast adhesion to different membranes. MATERIALS(More)
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM The presence of bacterial biofilms is the major cause of gingivitis and periodontitis, their mechanical removal is not often enough. Therefore, laser therapy and photodynamic therapy can be effective as adjunctive treatment. PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the impact of these treatments on the level of gingival crevicular(More)
Background and aims. Despite available evidence for the role of herpes viruses in destructive periodontal diseases, no cause-and-effect relationship has been found to date. This study compared the titer of immunoglobulin G (IgG), immunoglobulin M (IgM) against human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in gingival crevicular fluid between individuals with periodontitis(More)
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