Table. 7.

Table. 7.

Changes in periodontal status in prophylactic periodontal treatment candidates (N=54)

Base After 4 week p-value


Mean SD Mean SD
Pocket depth #16 2.46 0.37 1.51 0.25 <001
Average #11 2.05 0.29 1.14 0.12 <001
#26 2.42 0.36 1.43 0.23 <001
#46 2.45 0.32 1.49 0.25 <001
#31 1.95 0.27 1.09 0.11 <001
#36 2.41 0.36 1.42 0.22 <001
Pocket depth #16 3.28 0.63 2.41 0.57 <001
Maximum #11 2.94 0.49 1.93 0.43 <001
#26 3.33 0.64 2.22 0.46 <001
#46 3.26 0.52 2.19 0.52 <001
#31 2.85 0.45 1.81 0.44 <001
#36 3.31 0.72 2.20 0.45 <001
Bleeding Visit 2 2.80 1.03 1.41 0.64 <001
Visit 3 0.74 0.47 <001
Visit 4 0.29 0.33 <001
HS 190.54 221.50 25.59 12.16 <001
MM 31.93 20.77 9.67 3.62 <001
PHP 3.33 0.49 2.42 0.39 <001
sPHP 3.35 0.65 2.35 0.46 <001
mPHP 36.43 7.39 26.22 5.59 <001

HS: volatile sulfur compounds: hydrogen sulfide (H2S), MM: methyl-mercaptan (CH3SH), SD: standard deviation, p-value: p-value by ANCOVA adjusted by baseline.

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