Pain levels in patients during periodontal probing and mechanical non-surgical therapy

@article{anaki2007PainLI,
  title={Pain levels in patients during periodontal probing and mechanical non-surgical therapy},
  author={Varol Çanakçi and Cenk Fatih Çanakçi},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={377-383}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the degree of pain during periodontal probing and mechanical non-surgical therapy according to age, gender, and intersubject variation such as tooth type, tooth surfaces or regions of mouth, probing depth, and bleeding on probing. The study was carried out on 64 patients with chronic periodontitis. Pain/discomfort of patients during both periodontal probing and scaling and root planing (SRP) was measured using a visual analog scale (VAS). During… CONTINUE READING