Comparison of mandibular bone mineral density in osteoporotic, osteopenic and normal elderly edentulous subjects measured by the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry technique


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BÜYÜKKAPLAN U. Ş., Guldag M. U., YILDIZ M., GÜMÜŞ B. A.

GERODONTOLOGY, vol.29, no.2, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1741-2358.2012.00625.x
  • Journal Name: GERODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the mandibular body bone mineral density according to bone mineral density status of spine and femur measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) technique in elderly edentulous individuals.