nonsurgical periodontal therapy

non·sur·gi·cal per·i·o·don·tal ther·a·py

(non-sŭrji-kăl perē-ō-dontăl thāră-pē)
Dental biofilm removal and control, supragingival and subgingival scaling, root planing, and adjunctive treatments such as use of pharmacotherapy; basic objectives are to restore periodontal health, arrest or slow progression of early periodontal disease, or, for patients with more advanced disease, to prepare tissues for further and more complex periodontal therapy.
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Some authors propose other anti-inflammatory treatment such as nonsurgical periodontal therapy to control rheumatoid arthritis and reduce systemic inflammation.
Mean and standard deviation of clinical periodontal parameters of the control and the chronic periodontitis groups at baseline and after nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
Systematic review of the effect of smoking on nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
Nonsurgical periodontal therapy in 2000: A literature review.
Effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy on serum and gingival crevicular fluid cytokine levels during pregnancy and postpartum," Journal of Periodontal Research, vol.
6,7) The objective of the present study was to perform a clinical and metabolic comparison of the response to nonsurgical periodontal therapy between type II diabetic patients and non-diabetic patients.
Effects of nonsurgical periodontal therapy on hard and soft tissues.
The clinical and microbiological effects of nonsurgical periodontal therapy in smokers and nonsmokers.
The effectiveness of mechanical nonsurgical periodontal therapy (NSPT), aimed at the reduction or elimination of periodontal pathogens and conditions which harbor them, is diminished in the presence of difficult access including deep pockets, furcation defects and root concavities.
In 2013, the student outreach dental clinic began to allow second-year dental students to provide nonsurgical periodontal therapy as well.
Although traditional scaling and root planing (SRP) and daily self-care by the patient have been shown to be effective in reducing inflammation and probing depths and increasing clinical attachment, challenges associated with deeper pockets, root morphology and difficult access areas decrease the likelihood of healing following nonsurgical periodontal therapy (NSPT).