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Lexington, Kentucky 40536


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that dietary n-3 PUFA will have a beneficial effect on systemic and local markers of inflammation when combined with traditional, non-surgical periodontal therapy.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: 1. ≥ 18 years of age, male or female 2. At least 20 natural teeth present at the time of periodontal examination 3. Be diagnosed with severe, chronic periodontitis; 4. Be willing to participate in the study Exclusion Criteria: 1. <18 years of age 2. Less than 20 natural teeth present at time of periodontal examination 3. Unable or unwilling to provide informed consent or follow study protocol 4. Systemic conditions including diabetes mellitus and any cardiovascular condition that would require premedication prior to dental treatment 5. Use of systemic antibiotics within the last 3 months 6. Pregnancy as diagnosed by administered pregnancy test. 7. You are nursing a baby. 8. Are allergic to fish or fish products. 9. You are taking any other medications, such as dietary supplements, that could affect the outcome of the study


NCT ID:

NCT00632957


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Dolph R. Dawson, DMD,MS
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Lexington, Kentucky 40536
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 22, 2018

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