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Balint Orban Memorial Competition

October 27, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Basic Science

Mahmoud Elashiry, DDS, MDS, MS, PhD
Augusta University, Augusta, GA
Age-Related and Microbially-Induced Immune Senescence in the Pathophysiology of Periodontitis: Key Role of P. gingivalis-Induced Exosomes of the SASP

Taewan J. Kim, DDS, MS
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Host phagocytosis modulation by Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans Cytolethal distending toxin

David T. Wu, DMD
Harvard University, Boston, MA
Hydrogel Viscoelasticity Controls Migration and Fusion of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Spheroids

Le Leila Wang, DMD, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
The impact of liposome stabilized RvE1 on human gingival fibroblast viability in a 3D hydrogel culture system

Clinical Science

Iya Ghassib, DDS
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Influence of smoking on cost-effectiveness of periodontal intervention over up to 48 years of follow-up

Kenneth Liu, DMD, MS
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
A randomized controlled trial to compare the histomorphometric and clinical outcomes of soft tissue augmentation at the time of lateral ridge augmentation procedures

Jiman Nelson, DMD, MDS, MS
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Deep Learning Based Computer-Aided Periodontal Diagnosis through the Online Platform

Andrea Ravida, DDS, MS
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Development and international validation of logistic regression and machine-learning models for the prediction of 10-years molars loss


Flavia Q. Pirih

The Balint Orban Memorial Program provides a platform for clinical or basic research to be presented by current periodontal residents or students who completed their training no more than 18 months prior to the Annual Meeting. Abstracts can be viewed at perio.org/meetings/abstract-submissions starting in October 2022.

 Educational Objectives:
• Gain knowledge of advancements in a variety of topics in basic periodontal science.
• Consider a new concept or technique to use in practice or consider for future research.

Sponsored by Salvin Dental/Salvin Regenerative


October 27, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Program Track:


American Academy of Periodontology