Total Antioxidant Capacity and Superoxide Dismutase Activity Levels in Serum and Gingival Crevicular Fluid in Pregnant Women With Chronic Periodontitis


Akahn F. A. , BALTACIOĞLU E., ALVER A., KARABULUT E.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.80, no.3, pp.457-467, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2009.080218
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.457-467
  • Keywords: Antioxidants, chronic periodontitis, gingival crevicular fluid, pregnancy, superoxide dismutase, LOW-BIRTH-WEIGHT, REACTIVE OXYGEN, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, OXIDATIVE STRESS, FREE-RADICALS, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, RISK-FACTOR, DISEASE, HEALTH, PREECLAMPSIA

Abstract

Background: There is evidence of reduced antioxidant (AO) defense in periodontitis and pregnancy and adverse interactions between periodontitis and pregnancy.