About the Authors

Khalid H. Metwalli

Affiliation Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Shariq A. Khan

Affiliation Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Bastiaan P. Krom

Affiliation Department of Preventive Dentistry, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), University of Amsterdam and Free University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mary Ann Jabra-Rizk

mrizk@umaryland.edu

Affiliations Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.