Amel I Faragalla

Department of Periodontic, College of Dentistry, Al-Neelain University, Khartoum Sudan / King Khalid University College of Dentistry Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Efficacy of Diode Laser (980 Nm) and Non-Surgical Therapy on Management of Periodontitis?A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Author(s): Amel I Faragalla*, Alhadi M Awooda, Ahmed K Bolad and Ibrahim A Ghandour

    Introduction: Laser technology, in conjugation to non-surgical therapy, could improve the clinical periodontal parameters and reduce the total bacterial count. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical and microbiological effects of Diode laser (980 nm) when applied to scaling and root planing in the management of periodontitis. Subjects and Methods: Randomized controlled prospective clinical trial, designed with split-mouth technique and conducted to 28 men’s and women’s patients, diagnosed with Generalized Periodontitis Stage II/III Grade B. Ethical approval received from the Federal Health Ministry, Khartoum. All participants received oral hygiene instructions, bacterial sampling, and measurement of clinical periodontal parameters. Full-mouth scaling, polishing, and root planing were applied. One sextant received in addition, single dose of Diode laser (980 nm). Probing.. Read More»

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