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Obesity and Periodontal Inflammation


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.

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

Closed to recruitment

Study Status: 

Ongoing Studies

Study Type: 

Periodontal Studies