Therapeutic Effects of Melatonin on Alveolar Bone Resorption After Experimental Periodontitis in Rats: A Biochemical and Immunohistochemical Study


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ARABACI T., Kermen E., ÖZKANLAR S., Kose O., Kara A., Kizildag A., ...More

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.86, no.7, pp.874-881, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 86 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2015.140599
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.874-881
  • Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, antioxidants, periodontitis, GINGIVAL CREVICULAR FLUID, KAPPA-B LIGAND, OXIDATIVE STRESS, OSTEOCLAST DIFFERENTIATION, TOOTH REMOVAL, PORCINE BONE, VITAMIN-C, SERUM, SALIVARY, MARKERS

Abstract

Background: The present study aims to investigate the effects of systemic melatonin administration on alveolar bone resorption in experimental periodontitis in rats.