Addressing structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.

Periodontics Researchers

Apoorv Goel, BDS, MS, MSD

Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry

(615) 327-5549

David Mott, DMD, MS

Associate Professor
School of Dentistry

(615) 327-6437

Periodontics Publications

Periodontal Infection as a Possible Risk Factor for Preterm Low Birth Weight.
Steven Offenbacher, Vern Katz, Gregory Fertik, John Collins, Doryck Boyd, Gayle Maynor, Rosemary McKaig, James Beck

Periodontitis and diabetes associations with measures of atherosclerosis and CHD.
Janet H Southerland, Kevin Moss, George W Taylor, James D Beck, James Pankow, Pandu R Gangula, Steven Offenbacher

Impact of periodontal intervention on local inflammation, periodontitis, and HIV outcomes.
J Valentine, T Saladyanant, K Ramsey, J Blake, T Morelli, J Southerland, E B Quinlivan, C Phillips, Jae Nelson, K DeParis, J Webster-Cyriaque

Active invasion of oral and aortic tissues by Porphyromonas gingivalis in mice causally links periodontitis and atherosclerosis.
Irina M Velsko, Sasanka S Chukkapalli, Mercedes F Rivera, Ju-Youn Lee, Hao Chen, Donghang Zheng, Indraneel Bhattacharyya, Pandu R Gangula, Alexandra R Lucas, Lakshmyya Kesavalu