Taive Koppel

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OBJECTIVES Metronidazole is widely used antibacterial compound in the treatment of some types of periodontal disease. Pharmacokinetics of metronidazole in plasma has been well-described but few data exist about penetration of the drug to the gingival crevice fluid. The aim of the present study was to compare the concentrations of metronidazole in plasma,(More)
INTRODUCTION It is well established that severe periodontitis clusters in families, but there are no data about the relationship between mothers with chronic periodontitis and their children's periodontal status. OBJECTIVE To evaluate a risk for periodontal diseases in children of periodontally diseased and healthy mothers. METHODS Four study groups(More)
Our objective was to investigate the presence of periodontal pathogens in comparison with the total degree of microorganisms after non-surgical periodontal therapy. The study material consisted of microbiological samples from periodontal pockets originating from 140 consecutive patients with chronic generalized severe periodontitis. The subgingival samples(More)
In 28 adult severe periodontitis patients who did not respond to conventional periodontal therapy, full mouth clinical parameters including probing pocket depth, relative attachment level, bleeding on probing and suppuration after probing, visible plaque index and modified gingival index were recorded at the baseline and 14 months after treatment. Based on(More)
In 2002 transition to curricula, in compliance with the Bologna agreement, was started at Tallinn University of Technology (TUT). This is a so-called 3+2 system, with the nominal period of studies three-year for bachelor's degree and two-year master's degree studies, which can be followed by studies for a doctoral degree for a nominal period of four years.(More)
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