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Genetic dysbiosis: How host genetic variants may affect microbial biofilms
© 2016 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved. A sensible hypothesis is that host genetic variants affect not only the individual ability to respond to microbial challenges, thus predisposing to the onset of acute ...
Development of the gingival sulcus at the time of tooth eruption and the influence of genetic factors.
Tooth eruption is characterized by a concert of mechanisms that result in the emergence of teeth in the oral cavity. Genetic variants seem to regulate this process and the formation of a gingival sulcus around the teeth. ...
The effect of horizontal and vertical furcation involvement on molar survival: A retrospective study.
BACKGROUND: Periodontal involvement of the furcation area (furcation involvement, FI) has been reported to confer molars a higher risk of tooth loss. AIMS: The aim of this retrospective analysis was to assess the effect ...