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Negative association was seen between occupation and periodontal pocket depths and gingival recession.
The disease is clinically diagnosed by loss of connective tissue attachment and bone around the teeth in conjunction with the formation of periodontal pockets due to the apical migration of the junctional epithelium (3).
The main criterion of clinical evaluation of status of periodontal condition was the depth of the periodontal pocket.
It can be used safely in periodontal pocket therapy and has been claimed in the literature to provide a more comfortable patient experience, with fewer postoperative complications, and faster wound healing [22,23].
Patients screened with periodontal examinations included plaque index (PI), bleeding on probing (BOP), bleeding index, periodontal pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level measurement, from cemento enamel junction (CEJ) to the deepest probable pocket depth, the measurements with Williams probe (Hu-Friedy, USA) in 6 parts: midfacial, midlingual, mesiofacial, mesiolingual, distofacial, distolingual aspects of each tooth.
1) In NSPT, laser therapy is advocated for sulcular debridement, also known as soft tissue curettage, and for bactericidal effects within the periodontal pocket.
They also added that they only used periodontal pocket depth to assess the presence of periodontitis, which may have underestimated the presence of the disease due to possible attachment levels loss without the presence of pockets.
28, 2013, in the Journal of the American Heart Association, researchers reported that reductions in periodontal pocket size and gum-disease-causing bacteria were associated with slower progression of carotid artery narrowing, a marker of atherosclerosis.
Cytokine levels were determined in blood serum and periodontal pocket fluid.
The result was evaluated on the basis of periodontal Pocket depth, Bleeding Index and Mobility Index.
The primary goal of periodontal therapy is to remove the bacteria in the periodontal pocket that cause the disease.
23, 24 Treatment of this new condition included extraction of 48 due to persistent periodontal pocket larger than 5 mm; bifurcation degree IIb with no opposing teeth even after rehabilitation and occlusion on upper alveolar ridge.

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