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Pretzl, B., Salzer, S., Ehmke, B., Schlagenhauf, U., Dannewitz, B., Dommisch, H., Eickholz, P. & Jockel-Schneider, Y. (2018) Administration of systemic antibiotics during non-surgical periodontal therapy-a consensus report. Clin Oral Investig. doi:10.1007/s00784-018-2727-0.

Graetz, C., Ostermann, F., Woeste, S., Salzer, S., Dorfer, C. E. & Schwendicke, F. (2018) Long-term survival and maintenance efforts of splinted teeth in periodontitis patients. J Dent. doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2018.10.009.
Fawzy El-Sayed, K. M., Elahmady, M., Adawi, Z., Aboushadi, N., Elnaggar, A., Eid, M., Hamdy, N., Sanaa, D. & Dorfer, C. E. (2018) The periodontal stem/progenitor cell inflammatory-regenerative cross talk: A new perspective. J Periodontal Res. doi:10.1111/jre.12616.

Munz, M., Richter, G. M., Loos, B. G., Jepsen, S., Divaris, K., Offenbacher, S., Teumer, A., Holtfreter, B., Kocher, T., Bruckmann, C., Jockel-Schneider, Y., Graetz, C., Ahmad, I., Staufenbiel, I., van der Velde, N., Uitterlinden, A. G., de Groot, L., Wellmann, J., Berger, K., Krone, B., Hoffmann, P., Laudes, M., Lieb, W., Franke, A., Erdmann, J., Dommisch, H. & Schaefer, A. S. (2018) Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of aggressive and chronic periodontitis identifies two novel risk loci. Eur J Hum Genet. doi:10.1038/s41431-018-0265-5.

Fawzy El-Sayed, K., Graetz, C., Kohnlein, T., Mekhemar, M. & Dorfer, C. (2018) Effect of total sonicated Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans fragments on gingival stem/progenitor cells. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 23, e569-e578. doi:10.4317/medoral.22661.

Munz, M., Richter, G. M., Loos, B. G., Jepsen, S., Divaris, K., Offenbacher, S., Teumer, A., Holtfreter, B., Kocher, T., Bruckmann, C., Jockel-Schneider, Y., Graetz, C., Munoz, L., Bhandari, A., Tennstedt, S., Staufenbiel, I., van der Velde, N., Uitterlinden, A. G., de Groot, L., Wellmann, J., Berger, K., Krone, B., Hoffmann, P., Laudes, M., Lieb, W., Franke, A., Dommisch, H., Erdmann, J. & Schaefer, A. S. (2018) Genome-wide association meta-analysis of coronary artery disease and periodontitis reveals a novel shared risk locus. Sci Rep 8, 13678. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-31980-8.

Schwendicke, F., Engel, A. S. & Graetz, C. (2018) Long-term treatment costs of chronic periodontitis patients in Germany. J Clin Periodontol. doi:10.1111/jcpe.12984.

Andreas Bartols *, David W. Christofzik, Matthias Krummel, Christian Friedrichs, Tim Pousset, Birte Größner-Schreiber, Christof E. Dörfer. Assessment of different root canal preparation techniques with rotary Nickel-Titanium instruments by novice students. Dent. J. 2018, 6, 46; doi:10.3390/dj6030046.

David W. Christofzik; Andreas Bartols; Mahmoud Khaled Faheem; Doreen Schröter; Birte Groessner-Schreiber; Christof E. Dörfer. Shaping ability of four root canal instrumentation systems in simulated 3D-printed root canal models. Published: PLOS one; August 1, 2018;

Schwendicke F, Schmietendorf E, Plaumann A, Sälzer S, Dörfer CE, Graetz C. Validation of multivariable models for predicting tooth loss in periodontitis patients. J Clin Periodontol. 2018 Apr 3. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12900. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29611218.

Munz M, Willenborg C, Richter GM, Jockel-Schneider Y, Graetz C, Staufenbiel I, Wellmann J, Berger K, Krone B, Hoffmann P, van der Velde N, Uitterlinden AG, de Groot LCPGM, Sawalha AH, Direskeneli H, Saruhan-Direskeneli G, Guzeldemir-Akcakanat E, Keceli HG, Laudes M, Noack B, Teumer A, Holtfreter B, Kocher T, Eickholz P, Meyle J, Dörfer CE, Bruckmann C, Lieb W, Franke A, Schreiber S, Nohutcu RM, Erdmann J, Loos BG, Jepsen S, Dommisch H, Schaefer AS. A genome-wide association study identifies nucleotide variants at SIGLEC5 and DEFA1A3 as risk loci for periodontitis. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Mar 1;27(5):941-942.  doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy015. PubMed PMID: 29346566.


Zhang F, Si M, Wang H, Mekhemar MK, Dörfer CE, Fawzy El-Sayed KM. IL-1/TNF-α Inflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory Synchronization Affects Gingival Stem/Progenitor Cells' Regenerative Attributes. Stem Cells Int. 2017;2017:1349481. doi: 10.1155/2017/1349481. Epub 2017 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 29250118; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5700502.

Christofzik DW, Bartols A, Khaled M, Größner-Schreiber B, Dörfer CE. The accuracy of the auto-stop function of different endodontic devices in detecting the apical constriction. BMC Oral Health. 2017 Nov 29;17(1):141. doi: 10.1186/s12903-017-0425-y. PubMed PMID: 29187169; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5707867.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Boeckler J, Dörfer CE. TLR expression profile of human alveolar bone proper-derived stem/progenitor cells and osteoblasts. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2017 Dec;45(12):2054-2060. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2017.09.007. Epub 2017 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 29037921.

Dörfer CE, Benz C, Aida J, Campard G. The relationship of oral health with general health and NCDs: a brief review. Int Dent J. 2017 Sep;67 Suppl 2:14-18. doi: 10.1111/idj.12360. PubMed PMID: 29023744.

Schwendicke F, Dörfer CE, Meier T. Global smoking-attributable burden of periodontal disease in 186 countries in the year 2015. J Clin Periodontol. 2018 Jan;45(1):2-14. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12823. Epub 2017 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 28965352.

Schwendicke F, Biffar AS, Graetz C. Long-term treatment costs for aggressive periodontitis in a German population. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Dec;44(12):1245-1252. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12814. Epub 2017 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 28905412.

Schwendicke F, Stolpe M, Graetz C. Cost comparison of prediction-based decision-making for periodontally affected molars. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Nov;44(11):1145-1152. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12796. Epub 2017 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 28800151.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Dörfer CE. (*) Animal Models for Periodontal Tissue Engineering: A Knowledge-Generating Process. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2017 Dec;23(12):900-925. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2017.0130. Epub 2017 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 28795622.

Schwendicke F, Stange J, Stange C, Graetz C. German dentists' websites on periodontitis have low quality of information. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2017 Aug 2;17(1):114. doi: 10.1186/s12911-017-0511-8. PubMed PMID: 28768511; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5541403.

Fahmy SH, Hassanien EES, Nagy MM, El Batouty KM, Mekhemar M, Fawzy El Sayed K, Hassanein EH, Wiltfang J, Dörfer CE. Investigation of the regenerative potential of necrotic mature teeth following different revascularisation protocols. Aust Endod J. 2017 Aug;43(2):73-82. doi: 10.1111/aej.12210. Epub 2017  Aug 2. PubMed PMID: 28766808.

Zhou L, Dörfer CE, Chen L, Fawzy El-Sayed KM. Porphyromonas gingivalis lipopolysaccharides affect gingival stem/progenitor cells attributes through NF-κB, but not Wnt/β-catenin, pathway. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Nov;44(11):1112-1122. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12777. Epub 2017 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 28703434.

Munz M, Willenborg C, Richter GM, Jockel-Schneider Y, Graetz C, Staufenbiel I, Wellmann J, Berger K, Krone B, Hoffmann P, van der Velde N, Uitterlinden AG, de Groot LCPGM, Sawalha AH, Direskeneli H, Saruhan-Direskeneli G, Guzeldemir-Akcakanat E, Keceli HG, Laudes M, Noack B, Teumer A, Holtfreter B, Kocher T, Eickholz P, Meyle J, Dörfer CE, Bruckmann C, Lieb W, Franke A, Schreiber S, Nohutcu RM, Erdmann J, Loos BG, Jepsen S, Dommisch H, Schaefer AS. A genome-wide association study identifies nucleotide variants at SIGLEC5 and DEFA1A3 as risk loci for periodontitis. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Jul 1;26(13):2577-2588. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx151. PubMed PMID: 28449029.

Graetz C, El-Sayed KF, Geiken A, Plaumann A, Sälzer S, Behrens E, Wiltfang J, Dörfer CE. Effect of periodontitis history on implant success: a long-term evaluation during supportive periodontal therapy in a university setting. Clin Oral Investig. 2018 Jan;22(1):235-244. doi: 10.1007/s00784-017-2104-4. Epub 2017 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 28353021.

Graetz C, Sälzer S, Plaumann A, Schlattmann P, Kahl M, Springer C, Dörfer CE, Schwendicke F. Tooth loss in generalized aggressive periodontitis: Prognostic factors after 17 years of supportive periodontal treatment. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Jun;44(6):612-619. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12725. Epub 2017 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 28346706.

Bartols A, Roussa E, Walther W, Dörfer CE. First Evidence for Regeneration of the Periodontium to Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in Human Teeth. J Endod. 2017 May;43(5):715-722. doi: 10.1016/j.joen.2016.12.027. Epub 2017 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 28325578.

Jepsen S, Blanco J, Buchalla W, Carvalho JC, Dietrich T, Dörfer CE, Eaton KA,  Figuero E, Frencken JE, Graziani F, Higham SM, Kocher T, Maltz M, Ortiz-Vigon A,  Schmoeckel J, Sculean A, Tenuta LM, van der Veen MH, Machiulskiene V. Prevention  and control of dental caries and periodontal diseases at individual and population level: consensus report of group 3 of joint EFP/ORCA workshop on the boundaries between caries and periodontal diseases. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Mar;44 Suppl 18:S85-S93. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12687. PubMed PMID: 28266120.

Sälzer S, Alkilzy M, Slot DE, Dörfer CE, Schmoeckel J, Splieth CH; Chairs of  Working Group 3; ORCA. Socio-behavioural aspects in the prevention and control of dental caries and periodontal diseases at an individual and population level. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Mar;44 Suppl 18:S106-S115. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12673. PubMed PMID: 28266115.

Schwendicke F, Korte F, Dörfer CE, Kneist S, Fawzy El-Sayed K, Paris S. Inhibition of Streptococcus mutans Growth and Biofilm Formation by Probiotics in  vitro. Caries Res. 2017;51(2):87-95. doi: 10.1159/000452960. Epub 2017 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 28118640.

Mekhemar MK, Adam-Klages S, Kabelitz D, Dörfer CE, Fawzy El-Sayed KM. TLR-induced immunomodulatory cytokine expression by human gingival stem/progenitor cells. Cell Immunol. 2018 Apr;326:60-67. doi: 10.1016/j.cellimm.2017.01.007. Epub 2017 Jan 10. PubMed PMID: 28093098.

Graetz C, Plaumann A, Schlattmann P, Kahl M, Springer C, Sälzer S, Gomer K, Dörfer CE, Schwendicke F. Long-term tooth retention in chronic periodontitis - results after 18 years of a conservative periodontal treatment regimen in a university setting. J Clin Periodontol. 2017 Feb;44(2):169-177. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12680. Epub 2017 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 28028838.


Ehrenthal JC, Graetz C, Plaumann A, Dörfer CE, Herzog W. Number of teeth predict depressive symptoms in a longitudinal study on patients with periodontal  disease. J Psychosom Res. 2016 Oct;89:16-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.08.002. Epub 2016 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 27663105.

Nasr S, Slot DE, Bahaa S, Dörfer CE, Fawzy El-Sayed KM. Dental implants combined with sinus augmentation: What is the merit of bone grafting? A systematic review. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2016 Oct;44(10):1607-1617. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2016.06.022. Epub 2016 Jul 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 27622972.

Schwendicke F, Stolpe M, Plaumann A, Graetz C. Cost-effectiveness of regular  versus irregular supportive periodontal therapy or tooth removal. J Clin Periodontol. 2016 Nov;43(11):940-947. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12595. Epub 2016 Sep 5. PubMed PMID: 27397850.

Esteves-Oliveira M, El-Sayed KF, Dörfer CE, Schwendicke F. Impact of combined  CO(2) laser irradiation and fluoride on enamel and dentin biofilm-induced mineral loss. Clin Oral Investig. 2017 May;21(4):1243-1250. doi: 10.1007/s00784-016-1893-1. Epub 2016 Jun 23. PubMed PMID: 27337977.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Dörfer CE. Gingival Mesenchymal Stem/Progenitor Cells: A Unique Tissue Engineering Gem. Stem Cells Int. 2016;2016:7154327. doi: 10.1155/2016/7154327. Epub 2016 May 29. Review. PubMed PMID: 27313628; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4903147.

Graetz C, Plaumann A, Wittich R, Springer C, Kahl M, Dörfer CE, El-Sayed KF. Removal of simulated biofilm: an evaluation of the effect on root surfaces roughness after scaling. Clin Oral Investig. 2017 May;21(4):1021-1028. doi: 10.1007/s00784-016-1861-9. Epub 2016 May 27. PubMed PMID: 27233902.

Schwendicke F, Plaumann A, Stolpe M, Dörfer CE, Graetz C. Retention costs of periodontally compromised molars in a German population. J Clin Periodontol. 2016 Mar;43(3):261-70. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12509. Epub 2016 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 27001032.

Dörfer CE, Staehle HJ, Wolff D. Three-year randomized study of manual and power toothbrush effects on pre-existing gingival recession. J Clin Periodontol. 2016 Jun;43(6):512-9. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12518. Epub 2016 May 5. PubMed PMID:26810391; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5084749.

Schwendicke F, Mostajaboldave R, Otto I, Dörfer CE, Burkert S. Patients' preferences for selective versus complete excavation: A mixed-methods study. J Dent. 2016 Mar;46:47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2016.01.006. Epub 2016 Jan 18.PubMed PMID: 26796700.

Sälzer S, Graetz C, Plaumann A, Heinevetter N, Grender J, Klukowska M, Schneider CA, Springer C, Van der Weijden FA, Dörfer CE. Effect of a Multidirectional Power Toothbrush and a Manual Toothbrush in Individuals Susceptible to Gingival Recession: A 12-Month Randomized Controlled Clinical Study. J Periodontol. 2016 May;87(5):548-56. doi: 10.1902/jop.2016.150472. Epub 2016 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 26777765.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Klingebiel P, Dörfer CE. Toll-like Receptor Expression Profile of Human Dental Pulp Stem/Progenitor Cells. J Endod. 2016 Mar;42(3):413-7. doi: 10.1016/j.joen.2015.11.014. Epub 2016 Jan 5. PubMed PMID: 26769027.

Fawzy-El-Sayed K, Mekhemar M, Adam-Klages S, Kabelitz D, Dörfer CE. TlR expression profile of human gingival margin-derived stem progenitor cells. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2016 Jan 1;21(1):e30-8. PubMed PMID: 26615501; PubMed  Central PMCID: PMC4765758.


Graetz C, Plaumann A, Rauschenbach S, Bielfeldt J, Dörfer CE, Schwendicke F.  Removal of simulated biofilm: a preclinical ergonomic comparison of instruments and operators. Clin Oral Investig. 2016 Jul;20(6):1193-201. doi: 10.1007/s00784-015-1605-2. Epub 2015 Sep 29. PubMed PMID: 26416709.

Graetz C, Schützhold S, Plaumann A, Kahl M, Springer C, Sälzer S, Holtfreter B, Kocher T, Dörfer CE, Schwendicke F. Prognostic factors for the loss of molars--an 18-years retrospective cohort study. J Clin Periodontol. 2015 Oct;42(10):943-50. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12460. Epub 2015 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 26399690.

Christofzik D, Schwendicke F, Flörke C, Härtl A, Dörfer CE, Größner-Schreiber B. In Vitro Comparison of Raypex 6 and Endopilot Using a Novel, Computer-Aided Measurement System for Determining the Working Length. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 3;10(8):e0134383. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134383. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26237310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4523190.

Goetz K, Hasse P, Campbell SM, Berger S, Dörfer CE, Hahn K, Szecsenyi J. Evaluation of job satisfaction and working atmosphere of dental nurses in Germany. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2016 Feb;44(1):24-31. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12186. Epub 2015 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 26190277.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Jakusz K, Jochens A, Dörfer CE, Schwendicke F. Stem Cell Transplantation for Pulpal Regeneration: A Systematic Review. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2015 Oct;21(5):451-60. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEB.2014.0675. Epub 2015 Jul 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 25919657; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4623990.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Mekhemar MK, Beck-Broichsitter BE, Bähr T, Hegab M, Receveur J, Heneweer C, Becker ST, Wiltfang J, Dörfer CE. Periodontal regeneration employing gingival margin-derived stem/progenitor cells in conjunction with IL-1ra-hydrogel synthetic extracellular matrix. J Clin Periodontol. 2015 May;42(5):448-57. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12401. PubMed PMID: 25875208.

Schwendicke F, Eggers K, Meyer-Lueckel H, Dörfer CE, Kovalev A, Gorb S, Paris  S. In vitro Induction of residual caries lesions in dentin: comparative mineral loss and nano-hardness analysis. Caries Res. 2015;49(3):259-65. doi: 10.1159/000371897. Epub 2015 Mar 26. PubMed PMID: 25832626.

Graetz C, Plaumann A, Bielfeldt J, Tillner A, Sälzer S, Dörfer CE. Efficacy versus health risks: An in vitro evaluation of power-driven scalers. J Indian Soc Periodontol. 2015 Jan-Feb;19(1):18-24. doi: 10.4103/0972-124X.145796. PubMed PMID: 25810588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4365149.

Askar H, Lausch J, Dörfer CE, Meyer-Lueckel H, Paris S. Penetration of micro-filled infiltrant resins into artificial caries lesions. J Dent. 2015 Jul;43(7):832-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2015.03.002. Epub 2015 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 25769265.

Sälzer S, Slot DE, Van der Weijden FA, Dörfer CE. Efficacy of inter-dental mechanical plaque control in managing gingivitis--a meta-review. J Clin Periodontol. 2015 Apr;42 Suppl 16:S92-105. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12363. Review. PubMed PMID: 25581718.


Schaefer AS, Bochenek G, Jochens A, Ellinghaus D, Dommisch H, Güzeldemir-Akçakanat E, Graetz C, Harks I, Jockel-Schneider Y, Weinspach K, Meyle J, Eickholz P, Linden GJ, Cine N, Nohutcu R, Weiss E, Houri-Haddad Y, Iraqi F, Folwaczny M, Noack B, Strauch K, Gieger C, Waldenberger M, Peters A, Wijmenga C, Yilmaz E, Lieb W, Rosenstiel P, Dörfer CE, Bruckmann C, Erdmann J, König I,
Jepsen S, Loos BG, Schreiber S. Genetic evidence for PLASMINOGEN as a shared genetic risk factor of coronary artery disease and periodontitis. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Feb;8(1):159-67. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.114.000554. Epub 2014 Dec  2. PubMed PMID: 25466412.

Lausch J, Paris S, Selje T, Dörfer CE, Meyer-Lueckel H. Resin infiltration of fissure caries with various techniques of pretreatment in vitro. Caries Res. 2015;49(1):50-5. doi: 10.1159/000366082. Epub 2014 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 25427531.

Schaefer AS, Jochens A, Dommisch H, Graetz C, Jockel-Schneider Y, Harks I, Staufenbiel I, Meyle J, Eickholz P, Folwaczny M, Laine M, Noack B, Wijmenga C, Lieb W, Bruckmann C, Schreiber S, Jepsen S, Loos BG. A large candidate-gene association study suggests genetic variants at IRF5 and PRDM1 to be associated with aggressive periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol. 2014 Dec;41(12):1122-31. doi:  10.1111/jcpe.12314. Epub 2014 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 25263394.

El-Sayed KM, Paris S, Graetz C, Kassem N, Mekhemar M, Ungefroren H, Fändrich F, Dörfer CE. Isolation and characterisation of human gingival margin-derived STRO-1/MACS(+) and MACS(-) cell populations. Int J Oral Sci. 2015 Jun 26;7(2):80-8. doi: 10.1038/ijos.2014.41. PubMed PMID: 25257881; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4817556.

Freitag-Wolf S, Dommisch H, Graetz C, Jockel-Schneider Y, Harks I, Staufenbiel I, Meyle J, Eickholz P, Noack B, Bruckmann C, Gieger C, Jepsen S, Lieb W, Schreiber S, König IR, Schaefer AS. Genome-wide exploration identifies sex-specific genetic effects of alleles upstream NPY to increase the risk of severe periodontitis in men. J Clin Periodontol. 2014 Dec;41(12):1115-21. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12317. Epub 2014 Nov 11. PubMed PMID: 25256105.

Schwendicke F, Graetz C, Stolpe M, Dörfer CE. Retaining or replacing molars with furcation involvement: a cost-effectiveness comparison of different strategies. J Clin Periodontol. 2014 Nov;41(11):1090-7. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12315.  Epub 2014 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 25255893.

David Christofzik; Falk Schwendicke; Christian Flörke; Alexander Härtl; Christof Dörfer; Birte Größner-Schreiber. "In vitro comparison of Raypex 6 and EndoPilot using a novel, computer-aided measurement system, for determining the working length". PLoS ONE; 2015 10(8): e0134383. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0134383
Graetz C, Schwendicke F, Plaumann A, Rauschenbach S, Springer C, Kahl M, Sälzer S, Dörfer CE. Subgingival instrumentation to remove simulated plaque in vitro: influence of operators' experience and type of instrument. Clin Oral Investig. 2015 Jun;19(5):987-95. doi: 10.1007/s00784-014-1319-x. Epub 2014 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 25231069.

Schwendicke F, Felstehausen G, Carey C, Dörfer CE. Comparison of four methods to assess erosive substance loss of dentin. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 17;9(9):e108064. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108064. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25229410; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4168231.

Schwendicke F, Horb K, Kneist S, Dörfer CE, Paris S. Effects of heat-inactivated Bifidobacterium BB12 on cariogenicity of Streptococcus mutans in vitro. Arch Oral Biol. 2014 Dec;59(12):1384-90. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2014.08.012. Epub 2014 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 25214308.

Beck-Broichsitter BE, Daschner F, Christofzik DW, Knöchel R, Wiltfang J, Becker ST. Using eddy currents for noninvasive in vivo pH monitoring for bone tissue engineering. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Mar;19(1):55-60. doi: 10.1007/s10006-014-0453-6. Epub 2014 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 24998887.

de Jong TM, Jochens A, Jockel-Schneider Y, Harks I, Dommisch H, Graetz C, Flachsbart F, Staufenbiel I, Eberhard J, Folwaczny M, Noack B, Meyle J, Eickholz  P, Gieger C, Grallert H, Lieb W, Franke A, Nebel A, Schreiber S, Dörfer CE, Jepsen S, Bruckmann C, van der Velden U, Loos BG, Schaefer AS. SLC23A1 polymorphism rs6596473 in the vitamin C transporter SVCT1 is associated with aggressive periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol. 2014 Jun;41(6):531-40. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12253. PubMed PMID: 24708273.

Graetz, C., Bielfeldt, J., Tillner, A., Plaumann, A. & Dörfer, C. (2014) Spatter contamination in dental practices – how can it be prevented? Rev. Med. Chir. Soc. Med. Nat., Iaşi 118, 1122-1134.

Graetz C, Plaumann A, Wiebe JF, Springer C, Sälzer S, Dörfer CE. Periodontal probing versus radiographs for the diagnosis of furcation involvement. J Periodontol. 2014 Oct;85(10):1371-9. doi: 10.1902/jop.2014.130612. Epub 2014 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 24605872.

Schwendicke F, Meyer-Lueckel H, Stolpe M, Dörfer CE, Paris S. Costs and effectiveness of treatment alternatives for proximal caries lesions. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 27;9(1):e86992. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086992. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24475208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3903601.


Graetz C, Ehrenthal JC, Senf D, Semar K, Herzog W, Dörfer CE. Influence of psychological attachment patterns on periodontal disease - a pilot study with 310 compliant patients. J Clin Periodontol. 2013 Dec;40(12):1087-94. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12159. Epub 2013 Sep 22. PubMed PMID: 24111819.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Dörfer CE, Ungefroren H, Kassem N, Wiltfang J, Paris S. Effect of Emdogain enamel matrix derivative and BMP-2 on the gene expression and mineralized nodule formation of alveolar bone proper-derived stem/progenitor cells. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014 Jul;42(5):568-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2013.07.028. Epub 2013 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 24080138.

Graetz C, Schwendicke F, Kahl M, Dörfer CE, Sälzer S, Springer C, Schützhold S, Kocher T, König J, Rühling A. Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with history of moderate to severe periodontitis: a long-term evaluation. J Clin Periodontol. 2013 Aug;40(8):799-806. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12124. Epub 2013 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 23758333.

Schaefer AS, Bochenek G, Manke T, Nothnagel M, Graetz C, Thien A, Jockel-Schneider Y, Harks I, Staufenbiel I, Wijmenga C, Eberhard J,
Guzeldemir-Akcakanat E, Cine N, Folwaczny M, Noack B, Meyle J, Eickholz P, Trombelli L, Scapoli C, Nohutcu R, Bruckmann C, Dörfer CE, Jepsen S, Loos BG, Schreiber S. Validation of reported genetic risk factors for periodontitis in a large-scale replication study. J Clin Periodontol. 2013 Jun;40(6):563-72. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.12092. Epub 2013 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 23587006.

Graetz C, Fawzy-El-Sayed KM, Graetz N, Dörfer CE. Root damage induced by intraosseous anesthesia. An in vitro investigation. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2013 Jan 1;18(1):e130-4. PubMed PMID: 23229260; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3548632.


Becker ST, Beck-Broichsitter BE, Graetz C, Dörfer CE, Wiltfang J, Häsler R. Peri-implantitis versus periodontitis: functional differences indicated by transcriptome profiling. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2014 Jun;16(3):401-11. doi: 10.1111/cid.12001. Epub 2012 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 22967131.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Paris S, Becker ST, Neuschl M, De Buhr W, Sälzer S, Wulff A, Elrefai M, Darhous MS, El-Masry M, Wiltfang J, Dörfer CE. Periodontal regeneration employing gingival margin-derived stem/progenitor cells: an animal study. J Clin Periodontol. 2012 Sep;39(9):861-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2012.01904.x. Epub 2012 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 22694281.

Beck-Broichsitter BE, Christofzik DW, Daschner F, Knöchel R, Smeets R, Warnke P, Wiltfang J, Becker ST. Endocultivation: metabolism during heterotopic osteoinduction in vivo--monitoring with fiber optic detection devices. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2012 Oct;18(10):740-6. Epub 2012 May 4. PubMed PMID: 22462800.

Fawzy El-Sayed KM, Paris S, Becker S, Kassem N, Ungefroren H, Fändrich F, Wiltfang J, Dörfer CE. Isolation and characterization of multipotent postnatal stem/progenitor cells from human alveolar bone proper. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012 Dec;40(8):735-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.01.010. Epub 2012 Mar 13. PubMed PMID: 22421466.

Rehman A, Hu J, Ott SJ, Grössner-Schreiber B. Microbial community composition on modified dental implant surfaces: an in vivo study. Int J Oral & Maxillofac ImpIants 2012; 27:811-819.

Zarie ES, Kaidas V, Gedamu D, Mishra YK, Adelung R, Furkert FH, Scherließ R, Steckel H, Grössner-Schreiber B. Solvent free fabrication of micro and nanostructured drug coatings by thermal evaporation for controlled release and increased effects. PLOS One 2012; Vol. 7(8); e40746.

Graetz C, Bielfeldt J, Wolff L, Springer C, El-Sayed KM, Sälzer S, Badri-Höher S, Dörfer CE. Toothbrushing education via a smart software visualization system. J Periodontol. 2013 Feb;84(2):186-95. doi: 10.1902/jop.2012.110675. Epub 2012 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 22420876.

Richter GM, Graetz C, Pohler P, Nothnagel M, Dommisch H, Laine ML, Folwaczny M, Noack B, Eickholz P, Größner-Schreiber B, Jepsen S, Loos BG, Schreiber S, Schaefer AS. Common genetic risk variants of TLR2 are not associated with periodontitis in large European case-control populations. J Clin Periodontol. 2012 Apr;39(4):315-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01846.x. Epub 2012 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 22251071.


Graetz C, Dörfer CE, Kahl M, Kocher T, Fawzy El-Sayed K, Wiebe JF, Gomer K, Rühling A. Retention of questionable and hopeless teeth in compliant patients treated for aggressive periodontitis. J Clin Periodontol. 2011 Aug;38(8):707-14. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01743.x. Epub 2011 May 31. PubMed PMID: 21627675.

Meyer-Lueckel H, Chatzidakis A, Naumann M, Dörfer CE, Paris S. Influence of application time on penetration of an infiltrant into natural enamel caries. JDent. 2011 Jul;39(7):465-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2011.04.003. Epub 2011 Apr 21. PubMed PMID: 21549801.

Becker ST, Dörfer CE, Graetz C, De Buhr W, Wiltfang J, Podschun R. A pilot study: microbiological conditions of the oral cavity in minipigs for peri-implantitis models. Lab Anim. 2011 Jul;45(3):179-83. doi: 10.1258/la.2011.010174. Epub 2011 May 3. PubMed PMID: 21540281.

Wirsching E, Loomans BA, Klaiber B, Dörfer CE. Influence of matrix systems on proximal contact tightness of 2- and 3-surface posterior composite restorations in vivo. J Dent. 2011 May;39(5):386-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2011.03.001. Epub 2011 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 21414384.

Schaefer AS, Richter GM, Dommisch H, Reinartz M, Nothnagel M, Noack B, Laine ML, Folwaczny M, Groessner-Schreiber B, Loos BG, Jepsen S, Schreiber S. CDKN2BAS is associated with periodontitis in different European populations and is activated by bacterial infection. J Med Genet. 2011 Jan; 48(1):38-47. Epub 2010 Oct 26.

Vandrovcová M, Douglas T, Hauk D, Grössner-Schreiber B, Wiltfang J, Bačáková L, Warnke PH. Influence of collagen and chondroitin sulfate (CS) coatings on poly-(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) on MG 63 osteoblast-like cells. Physiol Res. 2011;60(5):797-813. Epub 2011 Aug 1.

Paris S, Bitter K, Naumann M, Dörfer CE, Meyer-Lueckel H. Resin infiltration  of proximal caries lesions differing in ICDAS codes. Eur J Oral Sci. 2011 Apr;119(2):182-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0722.2011.00807.x. Epub 2011 Mar 3. PubMed  PMID: 21410560.


Van der Weijden FA, Campbell SL, Dörfer CE, González-Cabezas C, Slot DE. Safety of oscillating-rotating powered brushes compared to manual toothbrushes: a systematic review. J Periodontol. 2011 Jan;82(1):5-24. doi: 10.1902/jop.2010.100393. Epub 2010 Sep 10. Review. PubMed PMID: 20831367.

Wolff A, Pritsch M, Dörfer CE, Staehle HJ. Experimental study determining the mechanical properties of dental floss holders. Clin Oral Investig. 2011 Jun;15(3):417-25. doi: 10.1007/s00784-010-0399-5. Epub 2010 Mar 20. PubMed PMID:  20306099.

Saber MH, Loomans BA, El Zohairy A, Dörfer CE, El-Badrawy W. Evaluation of proximal contact tightness of Class II resin composite restorations. Oper Dent. 2010 Jan-Feb;35(1):37-43. doi: 10.2341/09-037L. PubMed PMID: 20166409.

Paris S, Dörfer CE, Meyer-Lueckel H. Surface conditioning of natural enamel caries lesions in deciduous teeth in preparation for resin infiltration. J Dent. 2010 Jan;38(1):65-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2009.09.001. PubMed PMID: 19737595.

Schaefer AS, Richter GM, Nothnagel M, Manke T, Dommisch H, Jacobs G, Arlt A, Rosenstiel P, Noack B, Groessner-Schreiber B, Jepsen S, Loos BG, Schreiber S. A Genome-wide association study identifies GLT6D1 as a susceptibility locus for periodontitis.
Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Feb 1; 19(3):553-62. Epub 2009 Nov 6.

Schäfer AS, Richter GM, Nothnagel M, Laine ML, Noack B, Glas J, Schrezenmeir J, Groessner-Schreiber B, Jepsen S, Loos BG, Schreiber S..COX-2 is associated with periodontitis in Europeans. J Dent Res. 2010 Apr; 89(4):384-388. Epub 2010 Feb 22.


Schaefer AS, Richter GM, Nothnagel M, Laine M, Rühling A, Schäfer C, Cordes N, Noack B, Folwaczny M, Glas J, Dörfer C, Dommisch H, Groessner-Schreiber B, Jepsen S, Loos BG, Schreiber S. A 3' UTR transition within DEFB1 is associated with chronic and aggressive periodontitis. Genes Immun. 2010 Jan; 11(1):45-54. Epub 2009 Oct 15.

Dörfer CE, Joerss D, Wolff D. A prospective clinical study to evaluate the effect of manual and power toothbrushes on pre-existing gingival recessions. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2009 Jul 1;10(4):1-8. PubMed PMID: 19575048.

Größner-Schreiber B, Teichmann J, Hannig M, Dörfer C, Wenderoth DF, Ott SJ. Modified implant surfaces show different biofilm compositions under in vivo conditions. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2009 Aug;20(8):817-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2009.01729.x. Epub 2009 Jun 7. PubMed PMID: 19508342.

Fiebig A, Jepsen S, Loos BG, Scholz C, Schäfer C, Rühling A, Nothnagel M, Eickholz P, van der Velden U, Schenck K, Schreiber S, Grössner-Schreiber B. Polymorphisms in the IL-1 gene cluster are not associated with aggressive periodontitis in a large Caucasian population.
Genomics 2008; 92:309-315.

Schaefer AS, Richter GM, Groessner-Schreiber B, Noack B, Nothnagel M, El Mokhtari NE, Loos BG, Jepsen S, Schreiber S. Identification of a shared genetic susceptibility locus for coronary heart disease and periodontitis. PLoS Genet. 2009 Feb;5(2):e1000378. Epub 2009 Feb 13.  
Loos BG, Fiebig A, Nothnagel M, Jepsen S, Groessner-Schreiber B, Franke A, Jervøe-Storm PM, Schenck K, van der Velden U, Schreiber S. NOD1 gene polymorphisms in relation to aggressive periodontitis. Innate Immun. 2009 Aug; 15(4): 225-232. Epub 2009 Jul 8.

Größner-Schreiber B, Teichmann J, Hannig M, Dörfer C, Wenderoth DF, Ott S.  Modified implant surfaces show different biofilm compositions under in vivo conditions.  Clin Oral Impl Res. 2009 Aug; 20(8):817-26. Epub 2009 Jun 7.