The effect of low-level laser therapy as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal treatment on gingival crevicular fluid levels of transforming growth factor-beta 1, tissue plasminogen activator and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 in smoking and non-smoking chronic periodontitis patients: A split-mouth, randomized control study


Pamuk F., Lutfioglu M., Aydogdu A. , Koyuncuoglu C. Z. , ÇİFCİBAŞI E., Badur O. S.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, vol.52, no.5, pp.872-882, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jre.12457
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.872-882

Abstract

Background and ObjectiveThis study aimed to investigate the effects of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) on smoking and non-smoking patients with chronic periodontitis.