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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part B

Effect of standard periodontal therapy (SPT) on serum inflammatory marker c reactive protein: A pilot study

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Rashidat Ul Khairat, Dr. Beanish Bashir, Dr. Suhail Majid Jan and Dr. Roobel Behal
ABSTRACT:
Aim: The specific aim of this intervention trial was to test the short-term effects of periodontal therapy on the systemic inflammatory status of medically healthy individuals suffering from severe, generalized periodontitis.
Materials and Methods: 30 subjects suffering from severe periodontitis were recruited and received standard periodontal therapy. Blood samples were collected at baseline and 30 days after treatment and processed for biomarker CRP by high-sensitivity assay.
Results: One month after treatment, SPT resulted in significant reductions in levels of serum CRP.
Conclusion: Analysis of the data indicates that periodontitis causes moderate systemic inflammation in systemically healthy subjects and SPT can result in the reduction of the inflammatory markers.
Pages: 80-82  |  375 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rashidat Ul Khairat, Dr. Beanish Bashir, Dr. Suhail Majid Jan, Dr. Roobel Behal. Effect of standard periodontal therapy (SPT) on serum inflammatory marker c reactive protein: A pilot study. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(2):80-82.
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