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