Salivary Biomarkers of Periodontal Disease in Smoker and Non-Smoker Periodontitis Patients.

Alasqah, Mohammed.
2017-04-14T13:27:41.893Z

Abstract: Background: Smoking alters the host response, including vascular function, neutrophil/monocyte activities, antibody production, and cytokine and inflammatory mediator release. Interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β), osteoprotegerin (OPG) and matrix metalloproteinase 8 (MMP8) are involved in three aspect of periodontal disease: inflammation, collagen degradation and bone resorption. Therefore, measur... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. School of Dental Medicine.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010719
ID: tufts:20192
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