periodontal therapy

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Related to periodontal therapy: chronic periodontitis, supportive periodontal therapy

per·i·o·don·tal ther·a·py

(perē-ō-dontăl thāră-pē)
Care intended to preserve natural dentition, periodontium, and preimplant tissues and to maintain and improve the health of these tissues.
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Significant improvements in clinical parameters were found after non-surgical periodontal therapy in individuals with both IL-6 and IL-10 genotypes (p < 0.
An impressive 3-fold decrease in C-reactive protein and a rise in hemoglobin (Hb) levels in HD patients were reported to occur already after 4-6 weeks following traditional periodontal therapy.
The intra-oral translocation of periopathogens jeopardizes the outcome of periodontal therapy.
The classical periodontal therapy includes scaling and root planing; however, more recent therapeutic approaches, such as total mouth disinfection and the use of systemic antibiotics, have modified classical therapies achieving better results in cases of aggressive periodontitis or advanced chronic periodontitis.
Circulating interleukin-6 and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein decrease after periodontal therapy in otherwise healthy subjects.
Periodontal risk assessment (PRA) for patients in supporative periodontal therapy (SPT).
Effects of periodontal therapy during pregnancy on periodontal status, biologic parameters, and pregnancy outcomes: a pilot study.
Periodontal therapy may improve metabolic control--lower HbA1C--in diabetic patients, suggests research by the American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago.
Controlled release delivery of antimicrobials directly into periodontal pocket has received great interest and appears to hold some promise in periodontal therapy.
After periodontal therapy scaling and planing, the patient must brush and floss her teeth at home to keep plaque from accumulating again.
Hygiene services include maintenance cleanings as well as periodontal therapy.

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