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AIM Alendronate (ALN) and atorvastatin (ATV) are known to inhibit osteoclastic bone resorption and were proposed to have osteostimulative properties. The aim of the study was to evaluate and compare(More)
BACKGROUND Statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors) are an important group of hypolipidemic drugs that are able to modulate inflammation and alveolar bone loss.(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of open flap debridement (OFD) alone and OFD with either autologous platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) or titanium PRF (TPRF) in the(More)
The present study aimed to evaluate the levels of soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) in serum and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in(More)
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a reservoir of concentrated platelets that provides a pool of biologic growth-promoting factors and cytokines, which help in mediating regeneration of lost(More)
AIM Boric acid (BA) exhibits antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, as well as osteoblastic, activity. The aim of the present study was to explore the efficacy of 0.75% BA gel as a local drug-delivery(More)