Gingival fluid IL-1beta in postmenopausal females on supportive periodontal therapy. A longitudinal 2-year study.

@article{Reinhardt1998GingivalFI,
  title={Gingival fluid IL-1beta in postmenopausal females on supportive periodontal therapy. A longitudinal 2-year study.},
  author={Richard A. Reinhardt and Jeffrey B Payne and Constance Maze and Martha L. Babbitt and Pirkka V Nummikoski and David G. Dunning},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={
          1029-35
        }
}
Posterior interproximal alveolar bone in 59 women, within 5 years after menopause, was assessed at baseline and after 2 years of supportive periodontal therapy (history of moderate/advanced periodontitis) using digitized image analysis. Baseline lumbar spine bone mineral density, smoking status, and yearly serum estradiol (E2) levels also were obtained to group subjects. An additional 16 non-periodontitis postmenopausal women were followed 2 years for clinical and estrogen status. 2-min GCF IL… CONTINUE READING

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