JICDRO is a UGC approved journal (Journal no. 63927)
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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 6-11

Effect of duration of mishri application on periodontitis


Department of Periodontics & Oral Implantology, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Rural Dental College, Loni, India

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Ameet Mani
Department of Periodontics & Oral Implantology, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Rural Dental College, Loni
India
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Aim: Adverse effects of varieties of culturally integrated form of tobacco on periodontium have been studied in recent era. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effect of duration of mishri on clinical attachment loss in people using mishri as dentifrice. Materials and Method: A total number 60 patients were divided into those using mishri for less than 5 years (Group 1), between 5-10 years (Group 2), more than 10 years (Group 3). Clinical parameters like Probing depth, Recession, Clinical attachment level were measured using Florida probe. It was observed that Group 1 patients had less attachment loss in comparison to Group 3. Whereas Group 3 patients had more clinical attachment loss than Group2 and Group 1. Conclusion: Thus it was noticed that the effect of duration of using Mishri was directly proportional to clinical attachment loss of periodontium.


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