Gabriela Giro, Leandro Chambrone, Abrao Goldstein, Jose Augusto Rodrigues, Elton Zenóbio, Magda Feres, Luciene Cristina Figueiredo, Alessandra Cassoni, Jamil Awad Shibli, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Dental Research Division, University of Guarulhos, Guarulhos SP 07023-040, Brazil
Author contributions: Giro G and Chambrone L contributed equally to this work; Giro G, Chambrone L and Shibli JA designed the review; Zenóbio E, Feres M and Shibli JA analyzed the data; Giro G, Chambrone L, Cassoni A, Goldstein A, Rodrigues JA and Figueiredo LC participated of the data collection and the elaboration of the manuscript.
Supported by Sao Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, No. 2008/06972-6; The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, CNPq Nos. 579157/2008-3, 302768/2009-2 and 473282/2007-0; Pesq-Doc scholarship to Dr. Shibli from University of Guaruhos and Scholarship to Dr. Giro from University of Guarulhos.
Conflict-of-interest: The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest related to this study.
Data sharing: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Jamil Awad Shibli, Professor, DDS, PhD, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Dental Research Division, University of Guarulhos, Praça Tereza Cristina 01, Guarulhos SP 07023-040, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 29, 2014
Peer-review started: May 29, 2014
First decision: July 18, 2014
Revised: December 3, 2014
Accepted: January 9, 2015
Article in press: Janurary 12, 2015
Published online: March 18, 2015