Review suggests that antimicrobial photodynamic therapy may provide additional benefit to scaling and root planning for patients with chronic periodontitis

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The aim of this review was to evaluate the clinical adjunctive effect of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) to scaling and root planing (SRP) when compared with SRP alone or in combination with placebo in the treatment of chronic periodontitis (CP) patients. A search in the Medline, Cochrane Controlled Clinical Trial Register, Cochrane Database of Systematic [read the full story…]

Some evidence to support antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in patients with chronic periodontitis

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The aim of this review was to assess the efficacy and safety of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) used alone or adjunctive to scaling root planing  (SRP) in patients with chronic periodontitis. The authors searched seven databases and conducted a manual search for randomised controlled trials conducted on humans  diagnosed with chronic periodontal disease comparing (aPDT) [read the full story…]