Received: 28 January 2023
Accepted: 25 August 2023
First Online: 14 September 2023
: The protocol of this study was approved by the Institutional Ethics Committee Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, INDIA (20009). This study was carried out in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. The treatment protocol was considered to be standard care without any experimental treatment approach or medications. Written informed consent to participate in the study was obtained from participants.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.