Suneetha Koneru

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AIM The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of 1% curcumin (CU) solution and compare it with conventional irrigant i.e., 0.2% chlorhexidine (CHX) gluconate and a positive control (saline) as an adjunct to thorough scaling and root planing. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 23 patients with non-adjacent probing pocket depths (PPDs) ≥5mm were(More)
BACKGROUND Work-related musculoskeletal pain is one of the occupational hazards in dentists. AIMS To find the prevalence and severity of musculoskeletal pain in dentists, to compare musculoskeletal pain among dentists practicing yoga, those practicing physical activities, and those without any physical activity, and also to know the effects of sex, age,(More)
BACKGROUND Early detection and treatment of diabetes mellitus may reduce the burden of diabetes and its complications. Screening of undiagnosed diabetes with gingival blood sample in patients attending to the dental hospital and to check the reliability with standard method. METHODS Five hundred and fifty new patients age ranged from 30 to 50 years were(More)
AIM To assess the clinical outcome by comparing β-tri calcium phosphate (Septodont RTR)™ along with platelet rich plasma (PRP) and β-tri calcium phosphate (β-TCP) alone in intrabony defects, by clinical evaluation in a 6-month analysis. METHODOLOGY Ten patients participated in the study. Using a split-mouth design, interproximal bony defects were(More)
Human saliva plays an important role in the health of the oral cavity and of the body as a whole. Salivary diagnostics is a dynamic and emerging field in the diagnosis of oral and systemic diseases. Saliva reflects the physiologic state of the body, including emotional, endocrinal, nutritional, and metabolic variations. The collection of saliva samples is(More)
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