Evaluation of Pain on Probing using Anaesthetic Gel in Chronic Periodontitis Patients with True Pressure Sensitive Probe: A Placebo Controlled Trial

Siddani Siva Vara Prasad, Anil Kumar Kancharla, Shareen Babu Perika, Pandranki Divya Deepthi, Anwesh Reddy Nandigam, Mohammad Sheema Tasneem, Billa Sowjanya Reddy, Shruthi Akilandan
2018 Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research  
Periodontal diagnosis and treatment plan rely on an important aspect which is called as the periodontal probing. However, probing has proven to be a painful procedure especially in untreated chronic periodontitis patients. In an effort to reduce the pain while probing various anaesthetic gels were used and have shown better results.
doi:10.7860/jcdr/2018/35975.12225 fatcat:riytoiemxva2ldm6lxzydycfqm