Effect of Scaling and Root Planning in Periodontitis on Peripheral Blood

  title={Effect of Scaling and Root Planning in Periodontitis on Peripheral Blood},
  author={Balwant Rai and Simmi Kharb},
Numerous studies linking periodontitis and cardiovascular disease have been observed. We used a treatment intervention model to study the relationship between periodontitis and peripheral blood. We studied 37 subjects (M:F, 16:21, in age group 23-40 years) with severely periodontitis requiring scaling and root planning. Blood samples were obtained: (1) at initial presentation, (2) after 3 weeks of scaling and root planning (3) after 10 weeks of scaling and root planning. After the treatment… CONTINUE READING
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