Healthy

IFI16 is a periodontitis modulating protein (IFI)

We are currently recruiting participants for a study analyzing the effects of a specific protein on periodontal disease. If you qualify to be in the study, participation will include 6 visits (with the potential of 2 additional visits) to the GO Health Center, located within the UNC School of Dentistry.

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  • are at least 18 years old
  • have at least 20 natural teeth
  • are a non-smoker
  • are not diabetic

Participants that complete this study will receive:

  • $200.00 (via check)
  • Cleaning
  • Parking vouchers for each visit

If interested, please contact the GO Health Center:
919.537.3424 | gohealthcenter@unc.edu

If you are currently a patient of any dental clinic within the UNC School of dentistry, please consult with your dental health provider prior to enrollment in this study.

Approved by the UNC Biomedical IRB on 03/12/2018 | UNC IRB #18-0291


Genetic Research Study: IL-37 (ITS)

We are currently recruiting participants for a study investigating a new anti-inflammatory protein and its role in the oral cavity. Upon qualifying to participate, 3 study visits scheduled over 6 weeks (to the GO Health Center located within the UNC School of Dentistry) will be required. Subject samples such as saliva, dental plaque, and gingival crevicular fluid will be required.

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  • are a Caucasian between the ages of 18 and 65
  • have 20 teeth, excluding wisdom teeth
  • are a non-smoker
  • are not diabetic

Participants that complete this study will receive $40.00, a free dental examination and cleaning. Free parking vouchers will be given for each study visit.

If interested, please contact the GO Health Center:
919.537.3424 | gohealthcenter@unc.edu

If you are currently a patient of any dental clinic within the UNC School of dentistry, please consult with your dental health provider prior to enrollment in this study.

Approved by the UNC Biomedical IRB on 05/07/2015 | UNC IRB #15-0335


Dental Composite Research Study

Participants with dental cavities in their back teeth are needed for a research study.

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  • Are 18 years of age and older
  • Have cavities in the posterior (back) teeth
  • Do not have Dry Mouth, Sjogren’s Syndrome or Periodontal disease

Participation in this research study will require 7 visits (over a 5 year period) to the General & Oral Health Center, located in the UNC School of Dentistry. You may be eligible to receive two free dental restorations (fillings) and up to $250 for successful study completion.

If interested, please contact the GO Health Center:
919.537.3424 | gohealthcenter@unc.edu

If you are currently a patient of any dental clinic within the UNC School of dentistry, please consult with your dental health provider prior to enrolling in this research study.

Approved by the UNC Biomedical IRB | UNC IRB #14-3097

General and Oral Health Center
UNC Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases
2040 Old Dental Building
School of Dentistry, CB#7455
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7455