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Obesity and Periodontal Inflammation

Objective: 

A cross-sectional study to evaluate obesity as a potential risk factor for inflammation in peri-implant tissues.

Recruitment Information: 

If you are 18 years old or older and have had a dental implant for at least 6 months you may be eligible to participate in a research study evaluating obesity and inflammation in the mouth.  To be eligible you must not smoke, have uncontrolled diabetes, be pregnant, have a pacemaker, defibrillator, or any artificial joints, or currently be taking antibiotics.  Please contact Lauren at 319-335-7377, or by email at lauren-thomann@uiowa.edu, to learn more about the study and to determine your eligibility.

Funding: 
Osseointegration Foundation, University of Iowa ICTS
Duration: 
Single Visit
Recruitment Goal: 
100 Subjects
Status: 

Closed to recruitment

Study Status: 

Completed Studies

Study Type: 

Periodontal Studies