Immunological and Inflammatory Aspects of Periodontal Disease

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This course reviews key components of the immune system and their coordinated roles in preventing and eliminating the etiologic agents of disease. Current concepts in the immunopathogenesis of periodontal and peri-implant diseases will be discussed with emphasis on the role of inflammation in tissue destruction.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. Dr. Kotsakis has received research support and honoraria from Institut Straumann AG, ITI Foundation, MIS Implants Technologies Ltd, Osteogenics Inc, Novabone LLC, StellaLife Inc, Water Pik Inc, Dentsply Inc, and from the NIH.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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