Research Article
Volume 20 Issue 9 - 2021
Micromorphologic Evaluation Efficacy of Scaling and Root Planing of Periodontally Diseased Root Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy
Anurag Saxena1, Jyoti Wasti2, Ashish Agarwal3, Rachna Saini3, Sudhanshu Agrawal4, Vaishnavi Prasad5 and Dipti Singh6*
1Former Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki and Dental Surgeon, District Hospital Gopeshwar, Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
3PG 2nd Year Student, Department of Periodontology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, India
4Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, India
5PG 2nd Year Student, Department of Periodontics, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, India
6Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, India
*Corresponding Author: Dipti Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, India.
Received: July 12, 2021; Published: August 12, 2021


In this article, micromorphologic evaluation efficacy of scaling and root planing of periodontally diseased root surfaces by atomic force microscopy is demonstrated. Post scaled and root planned roughness parameters of tooth and root surface was evaluated by 3D images of AFM. AFM revealed that SOM produced smooth root surface with marked exposure of dentinal tubules. 3 D images produced by AFM analysis proved that magnification enhances the efficacy of scaling and root planing.

Keywords: Scaling and Root Planing; 3D Imaging; Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM); Scanning Probe or Force Microscopy (SPM)


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Citation: Dipti Singh., et al. “Micromorphologic Evaluation Efficacy of Scaling and Root Planing of Periodontally Diseased Root Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy”. EC Dental Science 20.9 (2021): 01-06.

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