Comparative evaluation of efficacy of gluma desensitiser vs diode laser in treating dentinal hypersensitivity: an in vivo study

Authors

  • Shweta S. Hugar Department of Periodontics, KAHER’S KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
  • Renuka Metgud Department of Periodontics, KAHER’S KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
  • Maria Thomas Department of Periodontics, KAHER’S KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
  • Abhirami Sureshbabu Department of Periodontics, KAHER’S KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
  • Sneha Patil Department of Periodontics, KAHER’S KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20232685

Keywords:

Dentinal hypersensitivity, Desensitizing agent, Diode laser, Gluma

Abstract

Background: There are different types of adhesives and resins available today for the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity. Literature search showed fewer comparative studies using gluma desensitizing agent and diode laser (940nm) in the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity. Hence, the aim of present study is to compare the efficacy of gluma desensitizing agent and diode laser (940 nm) in the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity.

Methods: Patients were selected using VAS scale and randomly divided into group 1 (gluma) and group 2 (diode laser). Gluma and laser treatment was done for the patients on the contralateral sides. The follow up was done at an interval of 1 month and 3 months.

Results: Statistically significant difference was seen in intra group comparison for both gluma and laser treatment but no statistically significant difference was seen in the intergroup comparison of both the groups.

Conclusions: Both gluma and diode laser treatment were found to be equally effective for the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity.

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2023-08-29

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Hugar, S. S., Metgud, R., Thomas, M., Sureshbabu, A., & Patil , S. (2023). Comparative evaluation of efficacy of gluma desensitiser vs diode laser in treating dentinal hypersensitivity: an in vivo study. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 10(9), 3245–3248. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20232685

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