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Table 3 Descriptive analysis of teeth

From: Analysing root roughness and smear layer relationship by comparing contemporary dental curettes with conventional dental curettes: a randomised controlled trial

Characteristics N = 120(%)
Plaque index  
Grade 0 18 (15)
Grade 1 66 (55)
Grade 2 36 (30)
Grade 3 00 (0)
Calculus index  
Grade 0 00 (0)
Grade 1 00 (0)
Grade 2 16 (13.3)
Grade 3 104 (86.7)
PPD (BUCCAL)  
1–3 94 (78.3)
4–6 21 (17.5)
≥ 7 05 (4.2)
PPD (LINGUAL)  
1–3 84 (70)
4–6 31 (25.8)
≥ 7 05 (4.2)
BOP  
No 56 (46.7)
Yes 64 (53.3)