Salivary osteocalcin levels are decreased in smoker chronic periodontitis patients


OZCAKA O., NALBANTSOY A. , BUDUNELİ N. G.

ORAL DISEASES, cilt.17, ss.200-205, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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OBJECTIVES: This study was planned to investigate whether smoker chronic periodontitis patients exhibit different salivary concentrations of C-telopeptide pyridinoline cross-links of type I collagen (ICTP) and osteocalcin (OC) compared to the non-smoker counterparts.