Association of Gingival Crevicular Fluid Cortisol/Dehydroepiandrosterone Levels With Periodontal Status


Cakmak O., Alkan B. A. , Ozsoy S. , Sen A. , ABDÜLREZZAK Ü.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.85, no.8, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2014.130787
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study is to examine whether anxiety and depression scale scores change with regard to clinical periodontal status and to investigate the association between the levels of stress-related hormones in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) and extent/severity of periodontal disease.