Comparison of mandibular bone mineral density in osteoporotic, osteopenic and normal elderly edentulous subjects measured by the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry technique


BÜYÜKKAPLAN U. Ş. , Guldag M. U. , YILDIZ M., Gumus B. A.

GERODONTOLOGY, vol.29, no.2, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2012.00625.x
  • Journal Name: GERODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the mandibular body bone mineral density according to bone mineral density status of spine and femur measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) technique in elderly edentulous individuals.