Experimental Gingivitis Induces Systemic Inflammatory Markers in Young Healthy Individuals: A Single-Subject Interventional Study

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OBJECTIVES We here investigated whether experimental gingivitis enhances systemic markers of inflammation which are also known as surrogate markers of atherosclerotic plaque development. BACKGROUND Gingivitis is a low-level oral infection induced by bacterial deposits with a high prevalence within Western populations. A potential link between the more… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055265

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@inproceedings{Eberhard2013ExperimentalGI, title={Experimental Gingivitis Induces Systemic Inflammatory Markers in Young Healthy Individuals: A Single-Subject Interventional Study}, author={J{\"{o}rg Eberhard and Karsten Grote and Maren Luchtefeld and Wieland Heuer and H. Sch{\"{u}tt and Dimitar Divchev and Ralph Scherer and Ruth A. Schmitz-Streit and Daniela Langfeldt and Nico S Stumpp and Ingmar Staufenbiel and Bernhard Schieffer and Meike Stiesch}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2013} }