Table 2
Parameters Pocket depth Test Control Difference
(Mean ± SD [mm])
P-value
PPD Reduction
(Mean ± SD [mm])
Moderate pockets
(5 mm)
2.42 ± 0.53 2.00 ± 0.00 0.42 ± 0.21 0.38b
Deep pockets
(6 - 7 mm)
3.21 ± 0.95 2.50 ± 0.51 0.71 ± 0.22 0.006a
CAL Gain
(Mean ± SD [mm])
Moderate pockets
(5 mm)
1.42 ± 0.53 0.50 ± 1.37 0.92 ± 0.56 0.42b
Deep pockets
(6 - 7 mm)
2.17 ± 0.57 1.29 ± 0.95 0.88 ± 0.23 0.000a

aStatistically significant (Student’s paired t-test, P < 0.05).
bStatistically non significant (Student’s paired t-test, P > 0.05).