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Multi-analyte analysis of saliva biomarkers as predictors of periodontal and pre-implant disease

United States Patent

April 7, 2015
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The present invention relates to methods of measuring biomarkers to determine the probability of a periodontal and/or peri-implant disease. More specifically, the invention provides a panel of biomarkers that, when used in combination, can allow determination of the probability of a periodontal and/or peri-implant disease state with extremely high accuracy.
Braun; Thomas (Ann Arbor, MI), Giannobile; William V. (Ann Arbor, MI), Herr; Amy E. (Oakland, CA), Singh; Anup K. (Danville, CA), Shelburne; Charlie (Whitmore Lake, MI)
The Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI), Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore, CA)
12/ 670,072
July 30, 2008
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under grant number U01-DE014961 awarded by The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and grant number DE-AC04-94AL85000, awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The Government has certain rights in the invention.