Comparison of bone mineral density in the jaws of patients with and without chronic periodontitis

Tonguc M. , Buyukkaplan U. S. , FENTOĞLU Ö. , Gumus B. A. , Cerci S. S. , KIRZIOĞLU F. Y.

DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.41, no.6, pp.509-514, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1259/dmfr/21900076
  • Page Numbers: pp.509-514


Objectives: Although several studies have addressed the relationship between systemic bone mineral status and the severity of periodontitis, there is little knowledge of the relationship between periodontal disease and locally detected bone mineral density. The aim of this study was to compare the mandibular bone mineral density of patients with chronic periodontitis with that of periodontally healthy subjects.