Therapeutic Effects of Alpha Lipoic Acid and Vitamin C on Alveolar Bone Resorption After Experimental Peripdontitis in Rats: A Biochemical, Histochemical, and Stereologic Study

Akman S., Canakci V., Kara A., Tozoglu U., ARABACI T., Dagsuyu I. M.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.84, no.5, pp.666-674, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2012.120252
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.666-674
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) and vitamin C (Vit-C) are very important and powerful antioxidants that have been used for the treatment of many diseases. The present study aims to investigate the role of ALA and Vit-C substances in the treatment of alveolar bone resorption in periodontal diseases.