Chronic oral inflammation and the progression of periodontal pathology in the third molar region.


PURPOSE To assess the association between risk markers of chronic oral inflammation and changes over time in periodontal probing depth (PD) in the third molar region, the distal of a second molar, or around a third molar. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The data from these analyses are part of a study of subjects enrolled with 4 asymptomatic third molars with… (More)


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