Comparison of Mandibular Bone Mineral Densities in Dentate and Edentulous Patients


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

JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS-IMPLANT ESTHETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE DENTISTRY, cilt.22, ss.23-27, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1532-849x.2012.00908.x
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS-IMPLANT ESTHETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE DENTISTRY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.23-27

Özet

Purpose: In contemporary implant dentistry, bone mineral density (BMD) of the jaws is a patient-associated prognostic factor. The aim of this study was to compare the mandibular body BMD of dentate and edentulous patients using the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) technique.