Periodontitis- full mouth disinfection or quadrant scaling?

plaque,calculus,periodontal disease

13 small RCTs were identified for this review, comparing full mouth interventions with quadrant scaling for periodontitis. Limited evidence of a small benefit was found in two comparisons.

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Periodontal disease: no clear evidence that full-mouth scaling superior to conventional treatment approaches


This updated Cochrane review now includes 12 trials. However, there is no clear evidence that full-mouth scaling or full-mouth disinfection provides additional benefit compared to conventional scaling and root planing.

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