Priyalochana Gajendran

Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Association between Occlusal Forces and Periodontal Conditions in Untreated Chronic Periodontitis Using T-Scan: A Retrospective Study
    Author(s): Subasree Soundarajan* and Priyalochana Gajendran

    Objective: To determine the association between occlusal forces and periodontal conditions in untreated chronic periodontitis patients and elaborate the relevant clinical implications Methodology: Thirty subjects (15 males & 15 females) with moderate to severe chronic periodontitis were recruited from the department of periodontology at Saveetha dental college and hospital from October 2020 to April 2021. Parameters assessed were - a) Probing depth at 6 sites per tooth using a William’s periodontal probe, b) Clinical attachment loss, c) Bleeding on probing (%), d) Miller’s tooth mobility index 1950, e) High occlusal forces (HOF) using T scan & f) Level of alveolar bone loss using periapical radiograph. Results: A total of 812 teeth (352 anterior teeth & 460 posterior teeth) from 30 patients (12 females & 18 males) with untreated chronic periodontitis were i.. Read More»

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