Association of thalassemia major and gingival inflammation: A pilot study

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GÜMÜŞ P., Kahraman-Ceneli S., AKCALI A., Sorsa T., Tervahartiala T., Buduneli N. G. , ...Daha Fazla

ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY, cilt.64, ss.80-84, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the relationship between thalassemia major (TM) and gingival inflammation through the salivary, serum, and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) levels of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-8, MMP-9 and tissue inhibitor of MMP (TIMP)-1.