Volume 21 (2010)

Advances in Periodontics at the dawn of the new millennium

Editor-in-Chief: Christos D.R. Kalpidis, Thessaloniki, Greece

Associate Editor: Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou, Farmington, CT, USA

 

President's note (pp. 7-8)

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The subgingival biofilm microbial communities (p. 4:1-15)

Dimitra Sakellari and Ricardo Palmier Telles

Abstract: PDF (513Kb)  Full text: PDF (2806Kb)  References: PDF (396Kb)

Key words: periodontal disease, microbiology, dental plaque, bacteria, subgingival ecosystem, biofilm

 

Clinical laser applications in the treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis (p. 1:1-14)

Sotirios Kotsovilis, Tatiani-Maria Glinou, Eudoxie Pepelasi

Abstract: PDF (515Kb)  Full text: PDF (727Kb)  References: PDF (392Kb)

Key words: lasers, therapy/treatment, periodontitis, peri-implantitis, systematic review

 

Regenerative periodontal therapy: the potential of tissue engineering (pp. 57-75)

Dominiki Chatzopoulou and Francis J. Hughes

Abstract: PDF (525Kb)  Full text: PDF (1050 Kb)  References: PDF (433Kb)

Key words: periodontal regeneration, tissue engineering, stem cells, biomaterial scaffolds

 

Growth and differentiation factors in periodontal regeneration (pp. 3:1-18)

Andreas Stavropoulos, Ulf ME Wikesjö

Abstract: PDF (532Kb)  Full text: PDF (824Kb)  References: PDF (457Kb)

Key words: growth factors, differentiation factors, bone morphogenetic proteins, periodontal regeneration, wound healing

 

Αdvances in the oral epithelial innate immunity (p. 5:1-13)

Danae A. Apatzidou, Johnah C. Galicia, Sven-Ulrik Gorr, Panagiota G. Stathopoulou, Manjunatha M. Benakanakere, Denis F. Kinane

Abstract: PDF (511Kb)  Full text: PDF (725Kb)  References: PDF (401Kb)

Key words: periodontal disease, microbiology, dental plaque, bacteria, subgingival ecosystem, biofilm

 

Postextraction wound healing and alveolar ridge preservation (p. 7:1-24)

Nikos Mardas, Maria Arzoumanidi, Nikolaos Donos

Abstract: PDF (514Kb)  Full text: PDF (892Kb)  References: PDF (464Kb)

Key words: alveolar ridge preservation, tooth extraction, bone regeneration, bone resorption, postextraction wound healing

 

Treatment of dentin hypersensitivity with a new desensitizing technology (p. 4:1-16)

Fotinos Panagakos, Katerina Solomou

Abstract: PDF (527Kb)  Full text: PDF (1520Kb)  References: PDF (411Kb) 

Key words: dentin hypersensitivity, calcium carbonate, arginine, toothpaste, polishing paste, relief

 

Facts and opinions on tissue stability in bone-level implants (p. 8:1-12)

Paul Weigl, Georgia Trimpou, Elefterios Grizas, Georg-Hubertus Nentwig and Hans-Christoph Lauer

Abstract: PDF (498Kb)  Full text: PDF (2990Kb)  References: PDF (368Kb)

Key words: peri-implant bone resorption, bone loss, bone preservation, soft-tissue stability, explanatory model, biomechanics, implant-abutment junction, biological width, platform switching