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Research Forum Poster Competition

October 29, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Basic Science

Fady Georges Eid, DMD, MSed
Boston University, Boston, MA
Oral Pathogen-Induced Chronic Inflammation May Promote the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease

Setareh Enghiad, DDS, MDent
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The role of oral microbiota and intrinsic host factors in peri-implant health versus peri-implantitis – a pilot study

Shy Chwen Ni, DMD
Harvard University, Boston, MA
Mastication mimicking mechanical stretch of fibroblast induces active neurotropic factors

Juhi Uttamani, BDS, PhD
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
microRNAs in Resolution of Periodontal Inflammation: Therapeutic, Non-Surgical Intervention in Humans

Clinical Science

Sarah J. Kelly, DDS, MS
Texas A&M University, Dallas, TX
Association of Interproximal Open Contacts with Increased Periodontal Disease: A Clinical and Microbiologic Evaluation

Ioannis Kormas, DDS, MS
Texas A&M University, Dallas, TX
Gingival Crevicular Fluid Metabolite Changes After Periodontal Therapy

Hamoun Sabri, DMD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
The Influence of Submerged versus Non-Submerged Healing Approaches in the Treatment of Peri-implantitis; a Single-center Re-Analysis Study


Flavia Pirih

Poster session finalists will present their research, with a cash prize being awarded to one poster in clinical research and another in basic research. In addition, one presenter will be awarded the Clinical Impact Award, whose research has the greatest potential for changing and improving periodontal health and patient care.

Finalists will be pre-selected by the AAP’s Research Submission Committee and must be current students or have graduated less than 18 months prior to the competition.

Thanks to Philips Oral Healthcare for sponsoring the Research Forum Poster Session and Competition.


October 29, 2022
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


American Academy of Periodontology