publication . Article . 2014

Dental Investigations: Efficiency of Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy in Moderate Chronic Periodontitis

Antoaneta M. Mlachkova; Christina L. Popova;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2014 Journal: Folia Medica (issn: 1314-2143, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p><jats:bold>INTRODUCTION:</jats:bold> Chronic periodontitis is defined as an inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of teeth caused by microorganisms in the dental biofilm, resulting in progressive destruction of the periodontal ligament and alveolar bone with pocket formation and gingival recession. Treatment of chronic periodontitis aims at arresting the inflammation and stopping the loss of attachment by removal and control of the supra- and subgingival biofilm and establishing a local environment and microflora compatible with periodontal health. The <jats:bold>AIM</jats:bold> of this study was to evaluate the...
Subjects
free text keywords: nonsurgical treatment, dental biofilm, loss attachment, moderate periodontitis, Medicine, R, General Medicine, business.industry, business, Gingival and periodontal pocket, Periodontal fiber, Chlorhexidine, medicine.drug, Dental alveolus, Periodontitis, medicine.disease, Chronic periodontitis, Dentistry, Clinical attachment loss, Gingival recession, medicine.symptom
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