Romanian Journal of Medical and Dental Education Volum 8 Issue 7, 2019 THE LOCAL ANTIBIOTHERAPY IN THE PERIODONTAL DISEASE TREATMENT. REVIEW

THE LOCAL ANTIBIOTHERAPY IN THE PERIODONTAL DISEASE TREATMENT. REVIEW

Sorina-Mihaela Solomon, Irina-Georgeta Sufaru, Ionut Luchian, Ioana Sioustis, Diana-Cristala Nitescu, Ioana Rudnic, Anamaria Zaharescu, Diana Anton, Liliana Pasarin

Abstract

Bacterial plaque represents the main causing factor for the periodontal impairment. The etiological treatment includes measures of scaling and root planing but, in certain cases, these measures prove to be insufficient. Often, incorporation of an appropriate chemotherapeutic agent in conjunction with mechanical instrumentation provides an additional antimicrobial effect offering increased opportunity to control disease. The aim of this review is to provide an insight on the main locally delivered chemotherapeutic agents.

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