DENTOMAXILLOFACIAL RADIOLOGY, vol.41, no.6, pp.509-514, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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periodontitis, bone density, mandible, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, periodontal diseases, X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY, MANDIBULAR BONE, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, JAPANESE WOMEN, RADIOMORPHOMETRIC INDEXES, TOOTH LOSS, OSTEOPOROSIS, DISEASE, PATHOGENESIS, POPULATION
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.