Steven Soukoulis

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OBJECTIVES AND BACKGROUND This study investigated the expression of key mediators that regulate differentiation of osteoclasts, receptor activator of nuclear factor kappaB ligand (RANKL), and its natural inhibitor, osteoprotegerin (OPG), in periodontitis. We aimed to compare the levels of the RANKL and OPG in the granulomatous tissue adjacent to areas of(More)
BACKGROUND [corrected] This clinical study assessed the effects of topically applied tea tree oil (TTO)-containing gel on dental plaque and chronic gingivitis. METHODS This was a double-blind, longitudinal, non-crossover study in 49 medically fit non-smokers (24 males and 25 females) aged 18-60 years with severe chronic gingivitis. Subjects were randomly(More)
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