Effects of Mechanical versus Manual Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy on Patient Comfort and Periodontal Healing: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

@article{Quaranta2012EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of Mechanical versus Manual Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy on Patient Comfort and Periodontal Healing: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial},
  author={Alessandro Quaranta and Giorgio Rappelli and Elisabetta Santarelli and Giorgio Pompa and Maurizio Boss{\`u} and Matteo Piemontese},
  journal={European Journal of Inflammation},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={107 - 114}
}
Few studies have focused on the problem of pain and discomfort experienced during and after periodontal debridment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of manual versus hand driven non surgical periodontal instrumentation on the patient's comfort, perception of pain and dental hypersensitivity during and after the instrumentation. Moreover, the influence of the treatment modality on the healing of slight to moderate periodontitis was assessed with careful attention to indices of… CONTINUE READING

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