Friday, March 23, 2012: 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours
To learn about recent findings regarding the link between periodontal disease and obesity/diabetes.
To learn about latest research on markers of periodontal disease progression.
To learn relationship between clinical and radiographic markers of disease progression.
Comprehensive Microbiological Characterization in Children with Localized Aggressive Periodontitis
H. HUANG1, L. TONG2, W. HOU2, I. AUKHIL1, C. WALKER3, B.J. PASTER4, and L. SHADDOX1, 1Periodontology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2Biostatistics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 3Oral Biology, University of Florida -, Gainesville, FL, 4Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA
Association Between Longitudinal Changes in Clinical and Radiographic Periodontitis Measures
J.B. PAYNE1, P.V. NUMMIKOSKI2, D.M. THOMPSON3, L.M. GOLUB4, and J.A. STONER3, 1College of Dentistry, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, 2University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio Dental School, San Antonio, TX, 3Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 4School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York - SUNY - Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Association Between Serum Inflammatory Biomarkers and Progression of Periodontitis
D.M. THOMPSON, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, H. LEE, Oral Biology and Pathology, State University of New York - SUNY - Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, J. STONER, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, L.M. GOLUB, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York - SUNY - Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, P.V. NUMMIKOSKI, Dental Diagnostic Science, University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, and J. PAYNE, College of Dentistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Association Between Adiposity Measures and Periodontal Disease Among Hispanics
C.M. PEREZ1, H.L. VENEGAS1, and K. JOSHIPURA2, 1Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Puerto Rico-MSC, Graduate School of Public Health, San Juan, PR, 2Center for Clinical Research and Health Promotion, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
16S rRNA metagenomics-based survey of oral biofilms in obese children
A. KHAN1, T. HUANG1, S. YOOSEPH2, M. LAMBERT3, B. NICOLAU1, and S. TRAN1, 1Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA, 3St. Justine Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
Periodontal Therapy Reduces Hospitalizations and Medical Care Costs in Diabetics
M. JEFFCOAT1, J. BLUM2, and F. MERKEL2, 1School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2United Concordia Companies, Inc. (UCCI), Harrisburg, PA