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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 118-123

Dental health of osteopenia diabetes mellitus male patients


Department of Dentistry, Collage of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Hilla, Iraq

Correspondence Address:
Anass Muez AL-Yasiry
Department of Dentistry, Collage of Dentistry, University of Babylon, Hilla
Iraq
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/MJBL.MJBL_24_18

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Objective: The aim of the study was to examine the oral health of osteopenia diabetes mellitus (DM) male, which includes condition of the teeth, the periodontal tissue, and the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Materials and Methods: The basis of the absolute value and t-score, only 42 diabetic osteopenia male patients were included in this study. The examination used only male patients with DM osteopenia, aged between 30 and 70 years; they were divided into two groups according to the type of DM. The following clinical parameters used in this study determined the conditions of periodontal tissues involved: Carious of the teeth, gingivitis, periodontitis bleeding on probing, mobility of the teeth, and number of the teeth and the TMJ included TMJ tenderness, TMJ clicking, limitation in opening, drifting to one side, and statement of teeth like the presence of attrition. Results: The results of this study for the osteopenia DM patients found that the carious teeth and gingivitis occurred in all ages in both groups of DM. TMJ tender, clicking, limiting of mouth opening percentage increased with increasing the age in both groups of DM, the older age more suspected to, periodontitis, bleeding on probing, number of the teeth, and mobility of the teeth also attrition increased with increasing the age in both groups of DM. Conclusion: The oral health for the diabetic osteopenia male patients more effected, the percentage of carious teeth, gingivitis, attrition mobility of the teeth, bleeding on probing periodontitis, and number of the teeth were increased with increasing the age in both the groups of DM.


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