Melatonin prevents radiation-induced oxidative stress and periodontal tissue breakdown in irradiated rats with experimental periodontitis


Kose O., Arabaci T., Kizildag A., Erdemci B., Eminoglu D. O. , Gedikli S., ...More

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, vol.52, no.3, pp.438-446, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jre.12409
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.438-446

Abstract

Background and ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to analyze the biochemical and histochemical effects of radiation therapy and protective melatonin administration on periodontal tissues in rats with experimental periodontitis.