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, vol.22, no.1, pp.23-27, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1532-849x.2012.00908.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS-IMPLANT ESTHETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE DENTISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-27

Abstract

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.