Periodontal health, salivary status, and metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Aren2003PeriodontalHS,
  title={Periodontal health, salivary status, and metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Gamze Aren and Elif Sepet and D Ozdemir and Nevin Dinççağ and Bora G{\"u}vener and Erhan Firatli},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 12},
  pages={1789-95}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine whether detectable periodontal destruction and alterations in the salivary status were present with duration of diabetes in children with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (type 1 DM) as compared to healthy controls. METHODS Sixteen newly diagnosed children with DM (group 1), 16 children with type 1 DM of long duration (group 2), and 16 healthy children (group 3) participated in the study. Periodontal health was assessed by plaque… CONTINUE READING