Prevalence of Chronic Periodontitis, Bruxism and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders in Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome


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BALCI YÜCE H., İNANIR A., Gokturk O., Turkal H. A. , BOSTANCI V.

MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.1, pp.47-54, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/meandros.98608
  • Title of Journal : MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-54

Abstract

Objective: Chronic periodontitis is a world-wide infectious and inflammatory disease and may have a relationship with other inflammatory diseases such as fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). The aim of this study was to determine whether the prevalence of periodontitis is increased in individuals with FMS or not.