Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (R01-De022579)
Received: 15 December 2020
Accepted: 22 March 2021
First Online: 30 April 2021
: This study was approved by the institutional review boards of The Ohio State University and Louisiana State University (OSU IRB 2014H0020, LSUHS-NO 8796). Thirty-four nonsmoking, normoglycemic individuals with stage 3 periodontitis were recruited and informed consent or assent with parental approval was obtained as appropriate.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.