The evidence supporting the use of platform switching might be more limited than what you think. Find out more about it in this recent review.
A table summarizing the key factors of the initial, early, established and advanced periodontal lesion.
Hormonal changes during pregnancy are considered to affect the response of the gingival tissues. The aim of this review was to assess the effect of pregnancy on systemically healthy women in terms of gingival inflammation.
The International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions (IWCP).
Regeneration is defined as: reconstruction of injured part in such a way that the architecture and function are completely restored. These decision trees will guide you in choosing the best regenerative option for your patient.
The relationship between trauma from occlusion and periodontal disease has long been a area of discussion. The aim of this review was to assess whether there is any evidence to support the use of occlusal adjustments.
Congratulations to all the participants of the Research Forum Poster Competition of the 98th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodotology. As usual the quality of the research presented was outstanding!
When and how to treat gingival recession: a decision based on scientific evidence.
The American Dental Association classification of periodontal disease.
You know that hormones affect your mood, but did you know they can also impact your mouth?
This histological section shows the Osteon and the Haversian system. This is like an area of basal bone, in fact on the left side on the image a large area […]
A brief overview of the Red, Orange and Yellow complexes, according to Sigmund Socransky.
Host Modulating Therapy is defined as: Efforts to control periodontal disease by directly targeting the host response. Doxycycline has been used at non bactericidal doses (20mg twice a day) to control […]
[Check out my post on the Page & Schroeder periodontal lesion] The original study The Page and Schroeder 1976 study described the progression of periodontal inflammation from gingivitis to periodontitis […]
From the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA): A recent scientific statement by the American Heart Association (AHA) titled “Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Does the Evidence Support […]
As a follow up to the post discussing the use of systemic antibiotics in the treatment of periodontal disease, I decided to discuss the use of localized delivery antibiotics and chemotherapeutics in periodontal […]
Mark you calendar for the next lecture! “An Overview of Periodontics in 2012”
October 26, 2012 GHDHS Meeting. Hilton Houston Westchase.
Are antibiotics useful to treat periodontal (gum) disease? If so, which one is more efficient? Read more about Antibiotics and Periodontal Disease.
Inflammation plays a major role in the progression of periodontal disease. This video illustrates the production of inflammatory mediators involved in the progression of periodontitis. Check out the Hand Written […]
This article discusses the influence of diabetes on progression of periodontal disease.