Clinical and biological indicators of dental caries and periodontal disease in adolescents with or without obesity

@article{Fadel2013ClinicalAB,
  title={Clinical and biological indicators of dental caries and periodontal disease in adolescents with or without obesity},
  author={Hani Talal Fadel and Anthi Pliaki and Eva Gronowitz and Staffan M{\aa}rild and Per Ramberg and Gunnar Dahl{\'e}n and T{\"u}lay Yucel-Lindberg and Lars Heijl and Dowen Birkhed},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={359-368}
}
This study aims to assess clinical, microbiological and inflammatory parameters as indicators for caries and periodontal disease in adolescents with obesity. Twenty-seven adolescents with obesity [body mass index (BMI) 37 ± 4 kg/m2] and 28 controls (BMI 20 ± 2 kg/m2) answered questionnaires and were investigated regarding salivary parameters, plaque pH drop after a 1-min glucose rinse, oral clinical parameters, inflammatory markers in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and sub-gingival mirobiota… CONTINUE READING