Shaswata Karmakar

Shaswata Karmakar
Manipal Academy of Higher Education | MAHE · Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences manipal

Master of Dental Surgery

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Background: The methods used for assessing tooth brush bristles status appear to be based on fairly subjective criteria, With this need in mind a novel Brush bristle wear index has been designed known as Frayed Bristle Index (F. B. Index) for quantifying the status of individual tooth brush. Material and methods: A cross sectional study was designe...
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Background: Every year, around 2 million people suffer from hospital-acquired infections worldwide. Aerosols are produced while performing ultrasonic scaling. They are potential source of infection and cross contamination. It can result in spread of several infections including hepatitis, HIV, SARS CoV 2, etc. Preprocedural rinse before scaling is...
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nutrition and periodontium
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periodontitis- systemic diseases interrelationship
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Objective: Conventional nonsurgical periodontal therapy, i.e., scaling and root planing (SRP), is not sufficient to completely eradicate the microorganisms present in dental plaque biofilm due to the incapability of instruments to reach the inaccessible areas of a tooth with anatomical variations. Hence, to increase the effectiveness of SRP, many...
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Background: Nutrition has a significant impact on the pathophysiology of periodontal disease. Both micro- and macronutrients have an impact on periodontal health. This study aimed at the evaluation of the effects of a diet low in carbohydrate and rich in omega-3 fatty acids, ascorbic acid, antioxidants, and fiber on clinical outcomes in patients w...
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Oral carcinoma is a major public health concern worldwide due to its increasing mortality. Apart from alcohol consumption, tobacco and arecanut chewing, other risk factors for oral cancer include chronic infection and inflammation, poor nutritional status, chronic trauma to the oral soft tissues etc. Studies have also found that the risk of develop...
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Background: There is an increase in longevity of teeth retained in elderly population, leading to increased risk of root caries. Therefore, new and affordable preventive strategies are in need to reduce this problem. Hence, the aim and objective of the study was to assess and compare the root caries remineralization effect of plain milk, 5ppm of f...
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The vitality of the periodontal tissues inadequate source of essential nutrients being available to the host. The epithelium of the dentogingival junction, the underlying connective tissues, and periodontium amongst the most dynamic tissue dependent upon an adequate supply of nutrients that are considered to be either major or minor.
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Background: Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) has been introduced in periodontal therapy in an attempt to improve the efficacy of conventional root surface debridement. The aim of the present study was to microbiologically evaluate the efficacy of aPDT to non-surgical periodontal treatment in chronic periodontitis patients. Methods: Twenty...
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It is now becoming widely recognized that certain systemic diseases may increase the risk for periodontal disease. The hypothesis that oral conditions, such as periodontal infections, may be a risk factors or indicators for important medical outcome represents a paradigm shift in thinking about causality and the two-way directionality of oral and s...
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Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) has become a major public health problem in the worldwide for its increasing incidence and mortality, especially in younger trends. Risk factors for OSCC apart from alcohol and tobacco use, include poor oral hygiene, inflammation caused by inadequately fitting dentures and other rough teeth surfaces, poor nutriti...
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Periodontal microsurgery necessitates modification in traditional techniques and philosophies, which allow one to achieve better clinical results. Optical magnification, better illumination and use of smaller instruments has therefore, broadened the horizons of dentistry in general and periodontics in particular. Improvement in visual acuity, made...
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Periodontal disease is a worldwide problem that affects people of all classes. It is caused by a bacterial infection of the periodontium and results in a degeneration of tissue. Current methods used to repair any damage due to periodontal disease have poor efficacy, can be harmful, painful and expensive. The future therapeutic methods may involve t...
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Medicinal plants play an essential role in health care and are the major raw materials for both traditional and conventional medicine preparations. One of the plants which is indigenous to India is Terminalia Arjuna, commonly known as ‘Arjuna’, which has been used in a wide range of diseases in medical field. On the other hand, Chronic Periodontiti...

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