Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome

Endocrinology & Metabolic Syndrome
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ISSN: 2161-1017

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Jeong C

Jeong C

Republic of Korea

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    Embedded Dental Cortisol Content: A Pilot Study
    Author(s): Nejad JG, Jeong C, Shahsavarani H, Sung KIL and Lee JNejad JG, Jeong C, Shahsavarani H, Sung KIL and Lee J

    Objective: This study tests the feasibility and validity of analyzing cortisol levels within human teeth and the possibility of any potential gender differences. Methods: As a precursor, to confirm the general presence and existence of cortisol within teeth, six healthy supernumerary teeth were initially extracted and examined following the ELISA method. After confirming that cortisol was in fact present within human teeth, we began the main experiment. In order to examine any potential gender differences, twenty-one extracted wisdom teeth were collected from subjects (11 male and 10 female) within the age range of 27-29 yrs. Results: The results showed irrefutable proof of the existence of cortisol within the dentin of the teeth. Observations revealed that gender had no significant impact upon a subject’s de.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1017.1000240

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