The effect of periodontitis on biting abilities


Alkan A. , Keskiner I., Arici S., Sato S.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.77, no.8, pp.1442-1445, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2006.060025
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1442-1445

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to compare the biting abilities (bite force [BF] and occlusal contact area [OCA]) of chronic periodontitis patients with those of control patients with healthy periodontia by using pressure-sensitive sheets.