Comparative evaluation of sclerostin levels in gingival crevicular fluid in the treatment of chronic periodontitis patients using diode laser as an adjunct to scaling and root planing: A clinico-biochemical study

Aims: Sclerostin is an inhibitor of bone formation, and laser irradiation enhances osteoblast proliferation. The objective of this study was to assess and compare the gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) sclerostin level and clinical parameters of chronic periodontitis patients following the application...

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Main Authors: B S Jagadish Pai, Nithya R Krishnan, Amit Walveker, Sreedevi Keeneri, Ansu Emmanuel, Neethi R Krishnan, Menezes Anosca Lira
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
Online Access:;year=2021;volume=12;issue=3;spage=276;epage=281;aulast=Pai