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Evaluation of patient response and recurrence of pigmentation following gingival depigmentation using laser and scalpel technique: A clinical study
Aim: The present study was undertaken to evaluate patient response and recurrence of pigmentation following gingival depigmentation carried out with a surgical blade and diode laser. Materials andExpand
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Molecular mechanisms involved in the bidirectional relationship between diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease
Both diabetes and periodontitis are chronic diseases. Diabetes has many adverse effects on the periodontium, and conversely periodontitis may have deleterious effects further aggravating theExpand
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Are statins really wonder drugs?
Statins [3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG CoA) reductase], are wonder drugs that have reshaped the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and associated cardiovascular diseases. However,Expand
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10-Year Outcomes of the Vertical Transected Gastric Bypass for Obesity: a Systematic Review
With increasing worldwide obesity rates, the surgery of choice has become the vertical transected gastric bypass, showing short-term improvements in weight loss and comorbidities. However,Expand
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Effect of topical simvastatin (1.2 mg) on gingival crevicular fluid interleukin-6, interleukin-8 and interleukin-10 levels in chronic periodontitis - A clinicobiochemical study.
OBJECTIVES The impact of simvastatin (SMV), a cholesterol lowering drug, on bone metabolism appears to involve complex interaction with cholesterol metabolites, hormones, inflammatory mediators andExpand
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Effect of Addition of Platelet-rich Plasma to Calcium Phosphosilicate Putty on Healing at 9 Months in Periodontal Intrabony Defects.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Combination of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and bone substitutes for the surgical treatment of periodontal intrabony defects is based on a sound biologic rationale; however,Expand
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Phentolamine mesylate: It′s role as a reversal agent for unwarranted prolonged local analgesia
Administration of local anesthesia is an integral procedure prior to dental treatments to minimize the associated pain. It is learned that its effect stays more than the time required for the dentalExpand
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Healing Effect of Propolis in Medicine and Dentistry: A review
Propolis is a natural product derived from plant resins collected by honeybees. Propolis has maintained its popularity over a long period of time.  The pharmacologically active molecules areExpand
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Neem : A Boon in Medical and Dental Therapies: A review
In traditional medicine most of the diseases have been treated by administration of plant or plant product. Neem, the versatile medicinal plant is the unique source of various compounds. It isExpand
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An evaluation of multimodal spinal cord monitoring in scoliosis surgery: a single centre experience of 354 operations
PurposeTo evaluate the effectiveness of multimodal intraoperative neuromonitoring in the early detection of impending spinal cord injury during surgery for spinal deformity.MethodA retrospectiveExpand
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