Rajesh Kumar Thakur

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Hydroxyapatite (HA) and β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) grafts have shown to be effective in promoting the clinical signs of periodontal regeneration in intrabony defects. The aim of our study was to clinically and radiographically evaluate the efficacy of HA and β-TCP composite bone graft material in the treatment of intrabony(More)
Diabetes mellitus, a chronic non communicable disease is one of the most common burden in India. Complications associated with diabetes are coronary artery disease, nephropathy and neuropathy. Angiogenesis and coagulation are involved in the pathogenesis of diabetic complications. Ceruloplasmin, a ferroxidase enzyme in human encoded by Ceruloplasmin gene.(More)
A rare presentation of an angiofibroma in the oral cavity is reported, which was treated with a diode laser. The benefits of laser treatment include bloodless procedure with instant precise coagulation of vessels. Although rare and unusual, it is suggested that angiofibroma should be included as one of the differential diagnoses of soft tissue swellings in(More)
An aberrant frenum is postulated to create functional and aesthetic problems. Archer's 'classical frenectomy' is an extensive procedure including the excision of fibers, interdental papilla, and exposure of alveolar bone up to the palatine papilla. The resultant delayed healing, loss of interdental papilla, and abnormal scar led towards the conservative(More)
BACKGROUND Periodontal dressings have been used for several years as a protection over injured tissue to shield the area from further insult. Several dressings are commercially available. A recently introduced light-cured resin, claimed to be more biocompatible and esthetic, needs critical evaluation. AIM To compare this dressing with most widely used(More)
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