Host Derived Biomarkers in Periodontitis: an Insight
- Dr. Varun Dahiya
Professor Department of Periodontology and Implantology
D.J.college of Dental Sciences and Research Modinagar, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: 05/05/2016; Accepted Date: 31/05/2016; Published Date: 07/06/2016
A major challenge in clinical periodontics is to find a diagnostic method that could predict the active phase of the disease, severity of the disease as well as treatment outcome of the disease. To meet this challenge, the study of various Biomarkers of soft tissue and bone destruction has gained popularity. But still it is difficult to find a reliable biomarker of periodontal tissue destruction with high sensitivity, specificity and utility.