Periodontal health, salivary status, and metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Aren G., Sepet E., Ozdemir D., Dinccag N., Guvener B., Firatli E.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.74, no.12, pp.1789-1795, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2003.74.12.1789
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1789-1795
  • Keywords: children, clinical trials, controlled, diabetes mellitus, insulin-dependent, oral health, periodontium, peroxidases, saliva/analysis, INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETICS, ORAL-HEALTH, COLLAGENASE ACTIVITY, PEROXIDASE SYSTEM, WHOLE SALIVA, RAT GINGIVA, DISEASE, ADOLESCENTS, IDDM, PATHOGENESIS
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The aim of this study was to determine whether detectable periodontal destruction and alterations in the salivary status were present with duration of diabetes in children with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (type 1 DM) as compared to healthy controls.