Romanian Journal of Medical and Dental Education Volum 10 Issue 5, 2021 PERIODONTAL STATUS AMONG PATIENTS WITH OSTEOPOROSIS


Carina Balcos, Irina Gradinaru, Claudia Cristina Tarniceriu, Loredana Liliana Hurjui, Ion Hurjui,  Dana Budala, Maria Bolat, Argatu Daniela, Dana Baciu, Ramona Feier, Irina Bamboi, Andrei Nicolau, Adina Oana Armencia


Osteoporosis and periodontitis have as a major characteristics the bone resorption as well as the fact that it affects the adult population. The aim of the study was to assess periodontal status in a group of patients diagnosed with osteoporosis with and without bisphosphonate treatment. Material and Methods: A retrospective study was performed on 63 patients, mean age 64.49 ± 9,362. The necessary data regarding the presence of systemic diseases as well as the oral health of the patient were collected retrospectively from the observation chart, which contains information on demographic data and the clinical exam was performed using the EGOHID The ANOVA and Chi-square test was used to determine the statistical significance and the statistical significance threshold was set at p <0.05.Results: 42.9% medium chronic marginal periodontitis and 46% deep marginal periodontitis on the maxillary, while in the mandible we have the same diagnoses but the frequency is lower. 98.4% of the participants have periodontal pockets in the maxilla and at the mandible the degree of damage being lower (96.8%). Conclusions: The results of the study highlight the need for interceptive management of the patient with osteoporosis, especially in the case of the patient with osteoporosis and other general pathology and treatment with bisphosphonates.

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