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Athanasia Bletsa

Associate Professor
  • E-mailNancy.Bletsa@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 65 53
  • Visitor Address
    Årstadveien 19
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2022). Dental plaque and gingival bleeding in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and controls: a multilevel analysis. . Acta Odontologica Scandinavica.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Dental plaque and gingival bleeding in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and controls: a multilevel analysis. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Using Cone-beam CT in Diagnosis and Management of Severe Dilaceration Following Trauma in Primary Teeth: A Case Report. International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Differential Responses of Human Dental Pulp Stromal Cells to Bioceramic Materials: A Comparative In Vitro Study. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice. 1386-1392.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Dental caries in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and controls: a multilevel analysis. BMC Oral Health. 13 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Using Cone Beam CT in Diagnosis and Management of Severe Dilaceration following Trauma in Primary Teeth: A case report. International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Dental erosive wear in primary teeth among five-year-olds–Bergen, Norway. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 1-7.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Arbeidserfaring påvirker behandlingsrutiner i endodonti. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. 602-608.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Work experience influences treatment approaches in endodontics: a questionnaire survey among dentists in Western Norway. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 617-623.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Tricalcium silicate cements: osteogenic and angiogenic responses of human bone marrow stem cells. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 261-268.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Treatment decisions regarding caries and dental developmental defects in children - A questionnaire-based study among Norwegian dentists. BMC Oral Health.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Fracture resistance of simulated immature teeth treated with a regenerative endodontic protocol. Biomaterial Investigations in Dentistry. 30-37.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Secretoneurin and PE-11 immunoreactivity in the human dental pulp. Archives of Oral Biology. 13-17.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Lymphatic growth factors are expressed in human gingiva and upregulated in gingival fibroblasts after stimulation. Journal of Periodontology. 606-615.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Role of Hyperplasia of Gingival Lymphatics in Periodontal Inflammation. Journal of Dental Research. 467-476.
  • Show author(s) (2016). VEGFR-2 reduces while combined VEGFR-2 and -3 signaling increases inflammation in apical periodontitis. Journal of Oral Microbiology. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Vascular endothelial growth factors signalling in normal human dental pulp: a study of gene and protein expression. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 92-100.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Localization and signaling patterns of vascular endothelial growth factors and receptors in human periapical lesions. Journal of Endodontics. 605-611.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Vascular endothelial growth factors and receptors are up-regulated during development of apical periodontitis. Journal of Endodontics. 628-635.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Lymphangiogenesis is induced during development of periodontal disease. Journal of Dental Research. 71-77.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Gingival lymphatic drainage protects against porphyromonas gingivalis-induced bone loss in mice. American Journal of Pathology. 907-916.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Importance of lymph vessels in transcapillary fluid balance in gingiva studied in a transgenic mouse model. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. H275-H283.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Sensory pulpal nerve fibres and trigeminal ganglion neurons express IL-1RI: a potential mechanism for development of inflammatory hyperalgesia. International Endodontic Journal. 978-986.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Cytokines are produced locally by myocytes in rat skeletal muscle during endotoxemia. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. H735-H744.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Characterization of the dental lymphatic system and identification of cells immunopositive to specific lymphatic markers. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 34-42.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Isolation of rat trachea interstitial fluid and demonstration of local cytokine production in lipopolysaccharide-induced systemic inflammation. Journal of applied physiology. 809-820.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Lowering of interstitial fluid pressure after neurogenic inflammation in mouse skin is partly dependent on mast cells. American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. H1821-H1827.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Interleukin-1α and tumor necrosis factor-α expression during the early phases of orthodontic tooth movement in rats. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 423-429.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Edema in oral mucosa after LPS or cytokine exposure. Journal of Dental Research. 442-446.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Cytokine signalling in rat pulp interstitial fluid and transcapillary fluid exchange during lipopolysaccharide-induced acute inflammation. Journal of Physiology. 225-236.
  • Show author(s) (2004). IL-alpha and TNF-alpha expression in rat periapical lesions and dental pulp after unilateral sympathectomy. Neuroimmunomodulation. 376-384.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Effect of electrical tooth stimulation on blood flow and immunocompetent cells in rat dental pulp after sympathectomy. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 305-312.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2020). Dental erosive wear in primary teeth among Norwegian 5-year-old children.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2006). Expression and effects of IL-1 and TNF-α in different experimental models of dental inflammation.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) (2021). P198 Biomarkers in juvenile idiopathic arthritis associated with inflammation and bone health. Proceedings of the 27th European Paediatric Rheumatology Congress (PReS 2021): Virtual. 19-21 September 2021. Pediatric Rheumatology. 155.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Serum Vitamin D and Caries in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. . Journal of Dental Research. 1 pages.
Poster
  • Show author(s) (2020). Vascular endothelial growth factor C, but not VEGF-A and D, is upregulated in gingival epithelium after inflammatory and microbial exposure.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Vascular endothelial growth factor C, but not VEGF-A and D, is upregulated in gingival epithelium after inflammatory and microbial exposure.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Oral Health Related Quality of Life in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Emergency dental care among children and adolescents at Public Dental Service, Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Dental Caries in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Preliminary results.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Expression of Lymphatic Growth Factors in Human Gingiva.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Effect of MTA®, Biodentine™, and TotalFill® on proliferation, osteogenic and angiogenic differentiation of human bone marrow stem cells in vitro.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Bioceramics’ Effect On Strength Of Immature Teeth Treated With Regenerative-Endodontic-Protocol.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Combined Inhibition of VEGFR-2 and -3 Reduces Murine Periapical Inflammation .
  • Show author(s) (2013). The use of "regenerative endodontics" in the treatment of traumatized immature teeth: case reports.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Localization of vascular endothelial growth factors and receptors and their gene signalling in human periapical lesions.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Immunohistochemical analysis of vascular endothelial growth factors and receptors in human periapical lesions.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Role of gingival lymphatics during Porphyromonas gingivalis-induced periodontitis.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Localization of IL-1RI in rat dental pulp.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2019). Oral health in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis - a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Oral Health. 1-16.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Inflammatory nerve responses in the dental pulp. Endodontic Topics. 12-41.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Circulation in normal and inflamed dental pulp. Endodontic Topics. 2-11.

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