root planing

Summary

Summary: A procedure for smoothing of the roughened root surface or cementum of a tooth after subgingival curettage or scaling, as part of periodontal therapy.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical significance of non-surgical periodontal therapy: an evidence-based perspective of scaling and root planing
    Charles M Cobb
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 29:6-16. 2002
  2. ncbi Control of periodontal infection reduces the severity of active rheumatoid arthritis
    Mhd Khaldoun Al-Katma
    Department of Periodontics, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:134-7. 2007
  3. ncbi Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in the non-surgical treatment of aggressive periodontitis: cytokine profile in gingival crevicular fluid, preliminary results
    Rafael Ramos de Oliveira
    Department of Bucco Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology and Periodontology, School of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 80:98-105. 2009
  4. ncbi Periodontal treatment with an Er:YAG laser or scaling and root planing. A 2-year follow-up split-mouth study
    Frank Schwarz
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Helne University, Westdeutsche Kieferklinik, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Periodontol 74:590-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Non-surgical periodontal therapy with adjunctive topical doxycycline: a double-blind randomized controlled multicenter study
    Peter Eickholz
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Section of Periodontology, University Dental Clinic, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 29:108-17. 2002
  6. doi Dentinal hypersensitivity following scaling and root planing: comparison of low-level laser and topical fluoride treatment
    Snezana Pesevska
    Faculty of Dentistry, University St Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia
    Lasers Med Sci 25:647-50. 2010
  7. ncbi Scaling and root planing and chlorhexidine mouthrinses in the treatment of chronic periodontitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Marcelo Faveri
    Department of Periodontology, Dental Research Division, Guarulhos University, Guarulhos, SP, Brazil
    J Clin Periodontol 33:819-28. 2006
  8. doi Effects of root planing procedures with hand instrument or erbium, chromium:yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet laser irradiation on the root surfaces: a comparative scanning electron microscopy study
    Sema S Hakki
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Konya 42079, Turkey
    Lasers Med Sci 25:345-53. 2010
  9. doi One-stage full-mouth disinfection versus quadrant and full-mouth root planing
    Katrin Swierkot
    Department of Periodontology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:240-9. 2009
  10. doi One-year clinical results of Er,Cr:YSGG laser application in addition to scaling and root planing in patients with early to moderate periodontitis
    Solveiga Kelbauskiene
    Clinic of Dental and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Odontology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Lasers Med Sci 26:445-52. 2011

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Publications203 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Clinical significance of non-surgical periodontal therapy: an evidence-based perspective of scaling and root planing
    Charles M Cobb
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 29:6-16. 2002
    ..Even today, scaling and root planing (SRP) remains an essential part of successful periodontal therapy...
  2. ncbi Control of periodontal infection reduces the severity of active rheumatoid arthritis
    Mhd Khaldoun Al-Katma
    Department of Periodontics, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:134-7. 2007
    ..To determine if eliminating periodontal infection and gingival inflammation affects the severity of active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with chronic inflammatory periodontal disease...
  3. ncbi Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in the non-surgical treatment of aggressive periodontitis: cytokine profile in gingival crevicular fluid, preliminary results
    Rafael Ramos de Oliveira
    Department of Bucco Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology and Periodontology, School of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 80:98-105. 2009
    ..levels in the gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of patients with aggressive periodontitis, after treatment with photodynamic therapy (PDT) or scaling and root planing (SRP), in a split-mouth design on -7, 0, +1, +7, +30, and +90 days.
  4. ncbi Periodontal treatment with an Er:YAG laser or scaling and root planing. A 2-year follow-up split-mouth study
    Frank Schwarz
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Helne University, Westdeutsche Kieferklinik, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Periodontol 74:590-6. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to present the 2-year results following non-surgical periodontal treatment with an Er:YAG laser or scaling and root planing.
  5. ncbi Non-surgical periodontal therapy with adjunctive topical doxycycline: a double-blind randomized controlled multicenter study
    Peter Eickholz
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Section of Periodontology, University Dental Clinic, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 29:108-17. 2002
    ..Evaluation of the clinical effect of topical application of doxycycline adjunctive to non-surgical periodontal therapy...
  6. doi Dentinal hypersensitivity following scaling and root planing: comparison of low-level laser and topical fluoride treatment
    Snezana Pesevska
    Faculty of Dentistry, University St Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia
    Lasers Med Sci 25:647-50. 2010
    ..traditional topical fluoride treatment for treatment choices of dentinal hypersensitivity following scaling and root planing. The experimental group (15 patients) was treated with low-energy-level diode laser at each site of dentinal ..
  7. ncbi Scaling and root planing and chlorhexidine mouthrinses in the treatment of chronic periodontitis: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Marcelo Faveri
    Department of Periodontology, Dental Research Division, Guarulhos University, Guarulhos, SP, Brazil
    J Clin Periodontol 33:819-28. 2006
    OBJECTIVE: Evaluation of the clinical and microbiological effects of scaling and root planing (SRP) alone or in combination with 0.12% chlorhexidine (CHX) rinsing...
  8. doi Effects of root planing procedures with hand instrument or erbium, chromium:yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet laser irradiation on the root surfaces: a comparative scanning electron microscopy study
    Sema S Hakki
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Konya 42079, Turkey
    Lasers Med Sci 25:345-53. 2010
    ..on these findings, laser procedures, when used in appropriate settings, are capable of performing scaling and root planing in the treatment of periodontitis...
  9. doi One-stage full-mouth disinfection versus quadrant and full-mouth root planing
    Katrin Swierkot
    Department of Periodontology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 36:240-9. 2009
    ..FMD) provides greater clinical and microbiological improvement compared with full-mouth scaling and root planing (FM-SRP) within 24 h and quadrant scaling and root planing (Q-SRP) in patients with generalized chronic ..
  10. doi One-year clinical results of Er,Cr:YSGG laser application in addition to scaling and root planing in patients with early to moderate periodontitis
    Solveiga Kelbauskiene
    Clinic of Dental and Oral Pathology, Faculty of Odontology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Lasers Med Sci 26:445-52. 2011
    ..each participant, two treatment types were alternatively applied on the contralateral quadrants: scaling and root planing (SRP) as control, and SRP followed by Er,Cr:YSGG laser application (SRP+laser), as a test method...
  11. ncbi Quadrant root planing versus same-day full-mouth root planing. I. Clinical findings
    D A Apatzidou
    Periodontal and Oral Immunology Research Group, Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:132-40. 2004
    The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that same-day full-mouth scaling and root planing (FM-SRP) resulted in greater clinical improvement compared to quadrant scaling and root planing (Q-SRP) in chronic periodontitis patients ..
  12. ncbi Subantimicrobial dose doxycycline as an adjunct to scaling and root planing: post-treatment effects
    J G Caton
    University of Rochester, Eastman Dental Center, 625 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 28:782-9. 2001
    BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Subantimicrobial dose doxycycline (SDD 20 mg bid) plus scaling and root planing (SRP) significantly improved clinical attachment level (CAL) and reduced probing depth (PD) compared with placebo plus SRP in a double-..
  13. ncbi Efficacy of Carisolv as an adjunctive therapy to scaling and root planing on subgingival calculus removal
    Daniela C Grisi
    Department of Diagnosis and Surgery, State University of Sao Paulo, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 17:213-8. 2006
    ..evaluate the effectiveness of subgingival application of Carisolv gel as an adjunctive therapy to scaling and root planing (SRP) on calculus removal compared to conventional instrumentation...
  14. doi Adjunctive effect of photodynamic therapy to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    Linhua Ge
    Department of Periodontology, Ninth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai 200011, China
    Photomed Laser Surg 29:33-7. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical effects of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis.
  15. doi Evaluation of the effect of the GaAlAs laser on subgingival scaling and root planing
    Ingrid W J Ribeiro
    Department of Periodontics, Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Photomed Laser Surg 26:387-91. 2008
    To evaluate the auxiliary effect of the low-intensity laser in subgingival scaling and root planing by analysis of its clinical aspects, as well as its analgesic potential during the procedure.
  16. ncbi Photodynamic therapy as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal treatment: a randomized, controlled clinical trial
    Nicos Christodoulides
    Department of Periodontology, Radboud University Medical Center, Philips van Leydenlaan 25, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Periodontol 79:1638-44. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and microbiologic effects of the adjunctive use of PDT to non-surgical periodontal treatment...
  17. doi Microbiologic testing and outcomes of full-mouth scaling and root planing with or without amoxicillin/metronidazole in chronic periodontitis
    Norbert Cionca
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Geneva, Rue Barthelemy Menn 19, CH 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Periodontol 81:15-23. 2010
    ..microbiologic testing before therapy was of value in predicting which patients would specifically benefit from adjunctive amoxicillin and metronidazole, given in the context of full-mouth scaling and root planing (SRP) within 48 hours.
  18. ncbi Meta-analysis of the effect of scaling and root planing, surgical treatment and antibiotic therapies on periodontal probing depth and attachment loss
    Hsin Chia Hung
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 29:975-86. 2002
    This paper reports a meta-analysis of studies that have investigated the effect of scaling and root planing on periodontal probing depth and attachment loss.
  19. ncbi Effects of full-mouth scaling and root planing in conjunction with systemically administered azithromycin
    Kazuhiro Gomi
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, Tsurumi University, School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Periodontol 78:422-9. 2007
    One-stage full-mouth disinfection (FMD), in which full-mouth scaling and root planing (SRP) is performed with adjunctive use of chlorhexidine, was introduced in 1995...
  20. ncbi Evaluation of the effect of subgingival placement of chlorhexidine chips as an adjunct to scaling and root planing
    Juliana Carvalho
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Periodontol 78:997-1001. 2007
    The purpose of this 9-month study was to compare the effect of scaling and root planing alone (control) to that of scaling and root planing plus application of chlorhexidine chips (test).
  21. ncbi A systematic review on the effects of the chlorhexidine chip when used as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    Jan Cosyn
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, Free University of Brussels VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    J Periodontol 77:257-64. 2006
    ..Several local antimicrobial agents, such as a bioabsorbable chlorhexidine chip, have been developed to enhance the outcome of non-surgical periodontal therapy...
  22. ncbi Periodontal treatment with an Er: YAG laser compared to scaling and root planing. A controlled clinical study
    F Schwarz
    Department of Periodontology and Conservative Dentistry, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany
    J Periodontol 72:361-7. 2001
    The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of an Er:YAG laser to that of scaling and root planing for non-surgical periodontal treatment.
  23. ncbi Locally delivered doxycycline as an adjunctive therapy to scaling and root planing in the treatment of smokers: a clinical study
    Luciana Machion
    Department of Periodontics and Prosthodontics, Division of Periodontics, School of Dentistry at Piracicaba, University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Periodontol 75:464-9. 2004
    The aim of this clinical study was to evaluate the association of locally delivered doxycycline (10%) with scaling and root planing in the periodontal treatment of smokers.
  24. ncbi In vivo and in vitro effects of an Er:YAG laser, a GaAlAs diode laser, and scaling and root planing on periodontally diseased root surfaces: a comparative histologic study
    Frank Schwarz
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 32:359-66. 2003
    ..and in vitro effects of an erbium: yttrium, aluminum, and garnet (Er:YAG) laser (ERL), combined with a fluorescent calculus detection system, a diode laser (DL) and scaling and root planing (SRP) on periodontally diseased root surfaces.
  25. ncbi Clinical evaluation of an Er:YAG laser combined with scaling and root planing for non-surgical periodontal treatment. A controlled, prospective clinical study
    Frank Schwarz
    Department of Oral Surgery, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 30:26-34. 2003
    ..of the present controlled clinical trial was to compare the treatment of advanced periodontal disease with a combination of an Er:YAG laser (KEY II, KaVo, Germany) and scaling and root planing with hand instruments (SRP) to laser alone.
  26. doi Local delivery of hyaluronan as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    Annsofi Johannsen
    Dental Hygiene Program and Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Periodontol 80:1493-7. 2009
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the adjunctive effect of the local application of a hyaluronan gel to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis.
  27. ncbi Effects of periodontal therapy during pregnancy on periodontal status, biologic parameters, and pregnancy outcomes: a pilot study
    Steven Offenbacher
    Department of Periodontology, Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7455, USA
    J Periodontol 77:2011-24. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the potential effects of periodontal treatment during pregnancy on pregnancy outcomes, periodontal status, and inflammatory biomarkers...
  28. ncbi Effects of smoking on local delivery of controlled-release doxycycline as compared to scaling and root planing
    M I Ryder
    University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 26:683-91. 1999
    ..paper examines the effects of smoking on the treatment outcomes of two nonsurgical therapies: (1) scaling and root planing alone (SRP) or (2) controlled-release of subgingivally delivered doxycycline hyclate in a polylactic acid based ..
  29. ncbi Effects of scaling and root planing and sub-antimicrobial dose doxycycline on oral and systemic biomarkers of disease in patients with both chronic periodontitis and coronary artery disease
    Gülay Tüter
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkiye
    J Clin Periodontol 34:673-81. 2007
    This study evaluated the effects of scaling and root planing (SRP) +/- sub-antimicrobial dose doxycycline (SDD) on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) levels of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) -1, -8, -13 and on serum levels of high-..
  30. ncbi Comparison of treatment response patterns following scaling and root planing in smokers and non-smokers with untreated adult periodontitis
    L Jin
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Dent 11:35-41. 2000
    The present study was conducted to compare short-term treatment response patterns following scaling and root planing in smoking and non-smoking Chinese patients with untreated adult periodontitis...
  31. ncbi Examining the safety of dental treatment in pregnant women
    Bryan S Michalowicz
    University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 17 116 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware St S E, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:685-95. 2008
    ..This study compares safety outcomes from a trial in which pregnant women received scaling and root planing and other dental treatments.
  32. ncbi Clinical efficacy of semiconductor laser application as an adjunct to conventional scaling and root planing
    Matthias Kreisler
    Department of Oral Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 37:350-5. 2005
    The aim of the in vitro study was to examine the clinical efficacy of semiconductor laser periodontal pocket irradiation as an adjunct to conventional scaling and root planing.
  33. ncbi Periodontopathic microorganisms in peripheric blood after scaling and root planing
    Gloria Inés Lafaurie
    Instituto UIBO Unidad de Investigación Básica Oral, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Periodontol 34:873-9. 2007
    The objective of this study was to evaluate the frequency of periodontopathic and other subgingival anaerobic and facultative bacteria in the bloodstream following scaling and root planing (SRP).
  34. ncbi Effect of periodontal therapy on pregnancy outcome in women affected by periodontitis
    Fouzia Tarannum
    Department of Periodontics, M R Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    J Periodontol 78:2095-103. 2007
    ..This study determined the effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy on pregnancy outcome...
  35. ncbi Treatment of periodontal disease and the risk of preterm birth
    Bryan S Michalowicz
    Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1885-94. 2006
    ..Maternal periodontal disease has been associated with an increased risk of preterm birth and low birth weight. We studied the effect of nonsurgical periodontal treatment on preterm birth...
  36. ncbi Effect of a 3% potassium oxalate topical application on dentinal hypersensitivity after subgingival scaling and root planing
    Flávio L Pillon
    Department of Periodontology, Brazilian Lutheran University, Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Periodontol 75:1461-4. 2004
    The present study aimed to verify the effect of a single application of 3% potassium oxalate gel compared to a placebo gel immediately after subgingival scaling and root planing (SRP) on dentinal hypersensitivity (DH).
  37. ncbi Clinical and microbiological effect of scaling and root planing in smoker and non-smoker chronic and aggressive periodontitis patients
    I B Darby
    School of Dental Sciences, University of Melbourne, 711 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    J Clin Periodontol 32:200-6. 2005
    To compare the effects of scaling and root planing (SRP) on clinical and microbiological parameters at selected sites in smoker and non-smoker chronic and generalized aggressive periodontitis patients.
  38. ncbi Effects of periodontal treatment phase I on birth term and birth weight
    S Sadatmansouri
    Department of Periodontics, Islamic Azad University, Dental Branch, Iran
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 24:23-6. 2006
    ..05). Periodontal therapy, phase I, results in a reduction in PLBW incidence rate. Therefore, the application of such a simple method among periodontally diseased pregnant women is recommended...
  39. ncbi Pulpal and periodontal temperature rise during KTP laser use as a root planing complement in vitro
    S Nammour
    Department of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Photomed Laser Surg 23:10-4. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to define the optimal irradiation conditions of a KTP laser during root planing treatment.
  40. ncbi Gingival crevicular fluid osteopontin levels in periodontal health and disease
    C G Dileep Sharma
    Department of Periodontics, KGF College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, KGF, Karnataka, India
    J Periodontol 77:1674-80. 2006
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  41. ncbi Propolis extract as an adjuvant to periodontal treatment
    Elaine Cristina Escobar Gebaraa
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Oral Health Prev Dent 1:29-35. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of subgingival irrigation with propolis extract by clinical and microbiological parameters...
  42. ncbi Systemic administration of doxycycline versus metronidazole plus amoxicillin in the treatment of localized aggressive periodontitis: a clinical and microbiologic study
    Hakan Akincibay
    Department of Periodontology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 39:e33-9. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi Effectiveness of adjunctive low-dose doxycycline therapy on clinical parameters and gingival crevicular fluid laminin-5 gamma2 chain levels in chronic periodontitis
    Gulnur Emingil
    Ege University, School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, Izmir, Turkey
    J Periodontol 75:1387-96. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi Short-term clinical and immunologic effects of scaling and root planing with Er:YAG laser in chronic periodontitis
    Beatriz M V Lopes
    Department of Periodontology, Araraquara Dental School, Sao Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 79:1158-67. 2008
    ..This study compared Er:YAG laser irradiation (100 mJ/pulse, 10 Hz, 12.9 J/cm(2)) with or without conventional scaling and root planing (SRP) to SRP only for the treatment of periodontal pockets affected with chronic periodontitis.
  45. ncbi Non-surgical periodontal treatment with a new ultrasonic device (Vector-ultrasonic system) or hand instruments
    Anton Sculean
    Department of Periodontology and Operative Dentistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 31:428-33. 2004
    The aim of this prospective, randomized, controlled clinical study was to compare the effectiveness of a newly developed ultrasonic device to that of scaling and root planing for non-surgical periodontal treatment.
  46. ncbi Subgingival triclosan-polydimethylsiloxane gel as an adjunct to scaling and root planing
    Giovana Lecio
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am J Dent 21:171-4. 2008
    To evaluate the influence of a triclosan-polydimethylsiloxane-containing gel when used as an adjunct to scaling and root planing on the treatment of chronic periodontal disease.
  47. ncbi A comparative evaluation of the clinical effects of systemic and local doxycycline in the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    Ferda Alev Akalin
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Oral Sci 46:25-35. 2004
    ..Forty-five patients were studied in 3 main groups with 5 treatments: SD alone, SD+scaling-root planing (SD+SRP), LD alone, LD+SRP and SRP alone...
  48. ncbi Gingival crevicular fluid alkaline phosphatase activity reflects periodontal healing/recurrent inflammation phases in chronic periodontitis patients
    Giuseppe Perinetti
    Department of Oral Sciences, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Periodontol 79:1200-7. 2008
    ..Thus, the present study aimed to improve our understanding of how the healing of chronic periodontitis following scaling and root planing (SRP) affects GCF ALP activity after 15 and 60 days.
  49. ncbi Attachment loss after scaling and root planing with different instruments. A clinical study
    Renato V Alves
    Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontics, School of Dentistry at Piracicaba, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Periodontol 31:12-5. 2004
    The aim of this study was to evaluate clinically the immediate effect of trauma from instrumentation after scaling and root planing with different instruments.
  50. ncbi Quadrant root planing versus same-day full-mouth root planing. II. Microbiological findings
    D A Apatzidou
    Periodontal and Oral Immunology Research Group, Glasgow Dental School, Glasgow, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:141-8. 2004
    The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that over a period of 6 months, same-day full-mouth scaling and root planing (FM-SRP) resulted in greater reductions in the detection frequency of five putative periodontal pathogens ..
  51. doi Azithromycin as an adjunctive treatment of aggressive periodontitis: 12-months randomized clinical trial
    Alex N Haas
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Clin Periodontol 35:696-704. 2008
    To assess the effect of systemic azithromycin as a supplement to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of aggressive periodontitis (AgP).
  52. doi A clinical study evaluating the treatment of supra-alveolar-type defects with access flap surgery with and without an enamel matrix protein derivative: a pilot study
    Holger Jentsch
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 35:713-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to check if the results of access flap surgery in suprabony defects are improved by additional application of EMD...
  53. ncbi Comparative clinical responses related to the use of various periodontal instrumentation
    Patrick R Obeid
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 31:193-9. 2004
    The aim of this study was to evaluate in vivo the effectiveness of scaling and root planing of a power-driven mechanism compared with hand instruments and ultrasonic insert alone with a split-mouth design after 3 and 6 months.
  54. doi Microbial complexes in supragingival plaque
    A D Haffajee
    Department of Periodontology, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 23:196-205. 2008
    ..To examine microbial communities in supragingival biofilm samples...
  55. ncbi The effect of improved periodontal health on metabolic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Mine Kiran
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Clin Periodontol 32:266-72. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of improved periodontal health on metabolic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients...
  56. ncbi The effect of a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor (celecoxib) on chronic periodontitis
    C Alec Yen
    Department of Oral Medicine, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Periodontol 79:104-13. 2008
    ..In this double-masked, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial, the efficacy of celecoxib (COX-2 inhibitor) was evaluated in conjunction with scaling and root planing (SRP) in subjects with chronic periodontitis (CP).
  57. ncbi Periodontal healing after non-surgical therapy with a modified sonic scaler: a controlled clinical trial
    M Christgau
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 33:749-58. 2006
    The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and microbiological healing outcomes following non-surgical periodontal therapy using a modified sonic scaler system versus scaling and root planing (S/RP) with hand instruments.
  58. ncbi Effects of Er:YAG laser compared to ultrasonic scaler in periodontal treatment: a 2-year follow-up split-mouth clinical study
    Roberto Crespi
    Department of Dentistry, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Periodontol 78:1195-200. 2007
    ..The aim of this clinical study was to compare the results of non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease with an erbium-doped:yttrium, aluminum, and garnet (Er:YAG) laser to root debridement with an ultrasonic scaler...
  59. ncbi Effects of metronidazole plus amoxicillin as the only therapy on the microbiological and clinical parameters of untreated chronic periodontitis
    Nestor J Lopez
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    J Clin Periodontol 33:648-60. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of metronidazole plus amoxicillin (M+A) as the sole therapy, on the subgingival microbiota of chronic periodontitis...
  60. ncbi Benefit of "one-stage full-mouth disinfection" is explained by disinfection and root planing within 24 hours: a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 33:639-47. 2006
    ..that an entire mouth disinfection with the use of antiseptics has been confused with a full-mouth scaling and root planing. This parallel, single blind RCT study aimed to compare several full-mouth treatment strategies with each other.
  61. ncbi Full-mouth ultrasonic debridement and risk of disease recurrence: a 1-year follow-up
    Cristiano Tomasi
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 33:626-31. 2006
    ..disease recurrence following a full-mouth pocket/root debridement approach with ultrasonic instrumentation versus that following a traditional approach of quadrant-wise scaling and root planing (Q-SRP) performed with hand instrumentation.
  62. ncbi Prognostic factors in the treatment of generalized aggressive periodontitis: I. Clinical features and initial outcome
    Francis J Hughes
    Collaborative Group in Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease, Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary s School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 33:663-70. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate prognostic factors for initial response to non-surgical periodontal treatment for generalized aggressive periodontitis...
  63. ncbi Topical use of a metronidazole gel in the treatment of sites with symptoms of recurring chronic inflammation
    Tom Leiknes
    Department of Oral Science Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Periodontol 78:1538-44. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a locally delivered 25% metronidazole gel after scaling and root planing (SRP) would enhance the treatment outcome over SRP alone in periodontal pockets with symptoms of recurring ..
  64. ncbi Clinical outcomes of quadrant root planing versus full-mouth root planing
    P M Jervøe-Storm
    Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Clin Periodontol 33:209-15. 2006
    To determine the clinical effects of full mouth compared with quadrant wise scaling and root planing.
  65. ncbi Minocycline HCl microspheres reduce red-complex bacteria in periodontal disease therapy
    J Max Goodson
    Department of Clinical Research, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Periodontol 78:1568-79. 2007
    ..effects of a minocycline HCl microsphere (MM) local drug-delivery system when used as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP)...
  66. ncbi Periodontal therapy reduces arginase activity in saliva of patients with chronic periodontitis
    L W Gheren
    Dental Research, Department of Dentistry, University of Taubate, Taubate, SP, Brazil
    Clin Oral Investig 12:67-72. 2008
    ..It was suggested that in the near future, SAA may be used as a salivary marker of periodontal status...
  67. ncbi Clinical and laboratory evaluations of non-surgical periodontal treatment in subjects with diabetes mellitus
    Gabriela Alessandra da Cruz
    Department of Prosthodontics and Periodontics, Division of Periodontics, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontol 79:1150-7. 2008
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and laboratory changes 3 months after full-mouth scaling and root planing in subjects with and without diabetes mellitus.
  68. ncbi Clinical response of azithromycin as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy in smokers
    Paulo Mascarenhas
    Department of Periodontics Prevention Geriatrics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    J Periodontol 76:426-36. 2005
    ..This study was designed to determine the efficacy of azithromycin (AZM) when combined with scaling and root planing (SRP) for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic periodontitis in smokers.
  69. ncbi Combining host modulation and topical antimicrobial therapy in the management of moderate to severe periodontitis: a randomized multicenter trial
    M John Novak
    Center for Oral Health Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0305, USA
    J Periodontol 79:33-41. 2008
    ..therapy (HMT) or topical antimicrobial therapy (TAT) provided significant adjunctive benefits to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis (CP)...
  70. ncbi Debridement and local application of tetracycline-loaded fibres in the management of persistent periodontitis: results after 12 months
    M Aimetti
    Department of Periodontology, University of Turin, Italy
    J Clin Periodontol 31:166-72. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the clinical, radiological and microbiological response to the local delivery of tetracycline (TE) of sites with persistent periodontal lesions...
  71. ncbi Effect of locally delivered minocycline microspheres on markers of bone resorption
    R J Oringer
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    J Periodontol 73:835-42. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of periodontal treatment in the form of scaling and root planing (SRP) and locally administered minocycline microspheres on the GCF levels of ICTP and IL-1.
  72. ncbi Controlled local delivery of tetracycline with polymer strips in the treatment of periodontitis
    Lynn R Friesen
    Department of Periodontics, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Dentistry, 64108, USA
    J Periodontol 73:13-9. 2002
    ..was to evaluate the efficacy of tetracycline strips administered singly or in multiples in conjunction with root planing, versus root planing alone, or to an untreated control...
  73. ncbi The clinical effects of saline and aloe vera rinses on periodontal surgical sites
    Lisa Rieger
    Department of Dental Hygiene, University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry, USA
    J Okla Dent Assoc 92:40-3. 2002
  74. ncbi Effect of non-surgical periodontal treatment on clinical parameters and the numbers of Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans at adult periodontitis sites
    S Doungudomdacha
    Department of Oral Pathology, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 28:437-45. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: This study demonstrates the usefulness of Q-PCR for enumerating putative pathogens in clinical periodontal specimens and that the numbers of the three organisms in all sites decrease with non-surgical periodontal therapy...
  75. ncbi The effect of alendronate sodium on alveolar bone loss in periodontitis (clinical trial)
    Una M El-Shinnawi
    Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    J Int Acad Periodontol 5:5-10. 2003
    ..Alendronate sodium had no effect on the clinical parameters and could play an important role as an adjunct to conventional periodontal therapy in management of periodontal diseases...
  76. ncbi Relationship of changes in interleukin-8 levels and granulocyte elastase activity in gingival crevicular fluid to subgingival periodontopathogens following non-surgical periodontal therapy in subjects with chronic periodontitis
    L J Jin
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Periodontol 29:604-14. 2002
    To determine the effect of scaling and root planing (SRP) on the interrelations of subgingival periodontopathogens and both interleukin-8 (IL-8) and granulocyte elastase activity in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF), and to assess their ..
  77. ncbi Effects of selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition on gingival tissue levels of prostaglandin E2 and prostaglandin F2alpha and clinical parameters of chronic periodontitis
    Saynur Vardar
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    J Periodontol 74:57-63. 2003
    ..nimesulide) and non-selective COX-1/COX-2 inhibitor (naproxen) used as an adjunct to non-surgical (scaling and root planing [SRP]) periodontal therapy in chronic periodontitis patients on the gingival tissue (GT) levels of ..
  78. ncbi Comparative evaluation of adjunctive oral irrigation in diabetics
    Sultan Al-Mubarak
    Armed Forces Hospital of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Clin Periodontol 29:295-300. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to assess the response of diabetics to scaling and root planing treatment and subgingival oral irrigation as adjunctive therapy.
  79. ncbi Effects of phase I periodontal treatment on gingival crevicular fluid levels of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1
    Gülay Tüter
    Gazi University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Periodontol 73:487-93. 2002
    ..Levels of MMPs and TIMPs change during healing, inflammation, and normal tissue turnover. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of phase I periodontal treatment on gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) levels of MMP-1 and TIMP-1...
  80. ncbi New biomarker evidence of oxidative DNA damage in whole saliva from clinically healthy and periodontally diseased individuals
    Masatoshi Takane
    Department of Periodontology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Periodontol 73:551-4. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate 8-OHdG levels in whole saliva of patients with periodontitis and to assess the changes after initial treatment...
  81. ncbi Amplified crevicular leukocyte activity in aggressive periodontal disease
    R Buchmann
    Department of Periodontology and Oral Biology, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Dent Res 81:716-21. 2002
    ..Analysis of the data further suggests that surgical therapy is a more predictable method for removal of the pro-inflammatory etiology...
  82. ncbi Effect of periodontal treatment on the activity of chitinase in whole saliva of periodontitis patients
    G J Van Steijn
    Department of Medical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Periodontal Res 37:245-9. 2002
    ..No correlations were found between the above clinical parameters and the decrease in beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase activity...
  83. ncbi Clinical outcome observed in subjects with recurrent periodontal disease following local treatment with 25% metronidazole gel
    H Jansson
    Department of Periodontology, Center for Oral Health Sciences, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Periodontol 74:372-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome in patients with recurrent periodontal disease following treatment with 25% metronidazole gel...
  84. ncbi Topically applied minocycline microspheres: why it works
    John W Dean
    Department of Periodontology, University of Connecticut Health Center, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 24:247-50, 252-7; quiz 258. 2003
    ..the topical use of sustained-release minocycline hydrochloride (HCl) microspheres as an adjunct to scaling and root planing. The objective of this study was to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of the subgingival application ..
  85. ncbi Gingival crevicular fluid matrix metalloproteinase-8 levels following adjunctive use of meloxicam and initial phase of periodontal therapy
    Nurcan Buduneli
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    J Periodontol 73:103-9. 2002
    ....
  86. ncbi The effect of systemic antibiotics in the treatment of patients with recurrent periodontitis
    G Serino
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, , Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 28:411-8. 2001
    ..in subjects with advanced and recurrent periodontitis, re-treatment including (i) comprehensive scaling and root planing (SRP), (ii) systemic administration of antibiotics and (iii) meticulous supragingival plaque control by both ..
  87. ncbi Controlling the plaque biofilm
    A D Haffajee
    Department of Periodontology, The Forsyth Institute, Boston MA, USA
    Int Dent J 53:191-9. 2003
    ..To examine the effect of supragingival plaque removal in conjunction with different periodontal therapies on subgingival plaque composition in different subject populations...
  88. ncbi The long-term effect of systemic tetracycline used as an adjunct to non-surgical treatment of advanced periodontitis
    P Ramberg
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, , Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 28:446-52. 2001
    ..Annual rates of probing attachment level change from 1 to 13 years did not differ between groups...
  89. ncbi Influence of different periodontal curette grips on the outcome of mechanical non-surgical therapy
    Varol Canakci
    Ataturk Universitesi, Dishekimligi Fakultesi, Periodontoloji Anabilim Dali, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey
    Int Dent J 53:153-8. 2003
    To determine to whether successful scaling and root planing (SRP) depends upon the grip used on the periodontal curette.
  90. ncbi Minocycline microspheres: a complementary medical-mechanical model for the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    David W Paquette
    Department of Periodontology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 23:15-21. 2002
    ..Data from an open-label trial involving 173 subjects indicated that minocycline microspheres plus scaling and root planing (SRP) at baseline produced significant improvements in pocket depth (PD) (> or = 1.5 mm) at 1 and 3 months...
  91. ncbi Change in subgingival microbial profiles in adult periodontitis subjects receiving either systemically-administered amoxicillin or metronidazole
    M Feres
    Department of Periodontology, The Forsyth Institute, Boston MA, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 28:597-609. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The data suggest that metronidazole and amoxicillin are useful in rapidly lowering counts of putative periodontal pathogens, but must be accompanied by other procedures to bring about periodontal stability...
  92. ncbi A 2-step non-surgical procedure and systemic antibiotics in the treatment of rapidly progressive periodontitis
    B Sigusch
    Department of Periodontology, Conservative Dentistry, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    J Periodontol 72:275-83. 2001
    ..The first step included scaling, root planing, and polishing (SRP) in each quadrant using 4 to 5 visits...
  93. ncbi Supragingival and subgingival microbiota of adult patients with Down's syndrome. Changes after periodontal treatment
    D Sakellari
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Implant Biology, Dental School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54006, Greece
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 16:376-82. 2001
    ..Inadequate oral hygiene as performed by these patients probably affected supragingival, and consequently subgingival, plaque composition...
  94. doi Photodynamic therapy as adjunct to non-surgical periodontal treatment in patients on periodontal maintenance: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Panos Chondros
    Department of Periodontology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Lasers Med Sci 24:681-8. 2009
    ..receiving regularly supportive periodontal therapy were randomly treated with either subgingival scaling and root planing followed by a single episode of PDT (test) or subgingival scaling and root planing alone (control)...
  95. ncbi Initial antimicrobial effect of controlled-release doxycycline in subgingival sites
    M G Jorgensen
    University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California 90089 0641, USA
    J Periodontal Res 39:315-9. 2004
    To determine the ability of a 10% doxycycline hyclate controlled-release polymer (Atridox) to suppress periodontopathic bacteria when placed subgingivally following scaling and root planing (Sc/Rp).
  96. ncbi Utilisation of locally delivered doxycycline in non-surgical treatment of chronic periodontitis. A comparative multi-centre trial of 2 treatment approaches
    J L Wennstrom
    Department of Periodontology, Institute of Odontology, Goteborg University, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 28:753-61. 2001
    ..In the present 6-month multicentre trial, the outcome of 2 different approaches to non-surgical treatment of chronic periodontitis, both involving the use of a locally delivered controlled-release doxycycline, was evaluated...
  97. ncbi Treatment of cyclosporine-induced gingival overgrowth with azithromycin-containing toothpaste
    Hassan Argani
    Drug Applied Research Center and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, and Rizk Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    Exp Clin Transplant 4:420-4. 2006
    ..Oral azithromycin is frequently used to treat this complication. This study examined the efficacy of local azithromycin, in the form of toothpaste, against cyclosporine-induced gingival overgrowth...
  98. ncbi Clinical and microbiologic effects of subgingival controlled-release delivery of chlorhexidine chip in the treatment of periodontitis: a multicenter study
    Michele Paolantonio
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Periodontol 79:271-82. 2008
    The main therapeutic approach for periodontal diseases is mechanical treatment of root surfaces via scaling and root planing (SRP)...
  99. ncbi The rôle of chlorhexidine in the one-stage full-mouth disinfection treatment of patients with advanced adult periodontitis. Long-term clinical and microbiological observations
    M Quirynen
    Department of Periodontology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 27:578-89. 2000
    ..The one stage full-mouth disinfection procedure involves scaling and root planing of all pockets within 24 h in combination with an extensive application of chlorhexidine to all intra-oral ..
  100. ncbi Full-mouth ultrasonic debridement versus quadrant scaling and root planing as an initial approach in the treatment of chronic periodontitis
    Jan L Wennström
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Periodontol 32:851-9. 2005
    ..ultrasonic device (EMS PiezonMaster 400, A+PerioSlim tips) with water coolant (Fm-UD) or quadrant scaling/root planing (Q-SRP) with hand instruments ...
  101. ncbi Local anti-infective therapy: pharmacological agents. A systematic review
    Philip J Hanes
    Department of Periodontics, Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, Augusta, GA 30912 1220, USA
    Ann Periodontol 8:79-98. 2003
    ..This has been traditionally accomplished through mechanical means (scaling and root planing [SRP]), which is time-consuming, difficult, and sometimes ineffective...

Research Grants80

  1. Periodontal Biomaterials with BITE (Biofilm Immunity via T-cell Enhancement)
    James D Bryers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Porphyromonas gingivalis in subgingival plaque from periodontitis patients after treatment (scaling and root planing) has been reported to be significantly associated with progressive alveolar bone loss...
  2. Periodontal Biomaterials with BITE (Biofilm Immunity via T-cell Enhancement)
    James D Bryers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Porphyromonas gingivalis in subgingival plaque from periodontitis patients after treatment (scaling and root planing) has been reported to be significantly associated with progressive alveolar bone loss...
  3. Periodontal Biomaterials with BITE (Biofilm Immunity via T-cell Enhancement)
    JAMES BRYERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of Porphyromonas gingivalis in subgingival plaque from periodontitis patients after treatment (scaling and root planing) has been reported to be significantly associated with progressive alveolar bone loss...
  4. EFFECTS OF TREATMENT ON EARLY ONSET PERIODONTITIS
    Frank Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In most periodontitis patients, treatment by scaling and root planing results in marked improvement of clinical status...
  5. Extracrevicular Invasion by Periodontal Pathogens
    JOEL RUDNEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..patients who require aggressive treatment, by using FISH/LSCM and multiplex PCR to compare mucosal and gingival colonization before and after scaling and root planing, topical chlorhexidine, and systemic antibiotics.
  6. Diabetes and Periodontics Trial R21
    STEVEN ENGEBRETSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Subjects will be randomly assigned to receive immediate scaling and root planing (Test group, n=280) or, delayed scaling and root planing, (Control group, n=280)...
  7. ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN A SUBGINGIVAL BIOFILM MODEL
    Clay Walker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of the effect that antibiotics have on the periodontal flora when used as adjuncts to conventional scaling and root planing. The final specific aim will examine the transfer of antibiotic resistant determinants in the biofilm model...
  8. Guided Pocket Recolonization (GPR) in Periodontitis
    Marc Quirynen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Clinical data will be collected after 2, 4, 6, 8 and 12 weeks. The results should indicate the possible role for commensal organisms in periodontal disease and subgingival biofilm formation. ..
  9. Identification of Uncultivated and Unrecognized Pathogens of Periodontitis
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The identification of such pathogens should, over time, lead to better diagnosis of disease, optimal treatment strategies for the individual patient, new therapeutic approaches and carefully targeted approaches to prevention. ..
  10. Identification of Uncultivated and Unrecognized Pathogens of Periodontitis
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The identification of such pathogens should, over time, lead to better diagnosis of disease, optimal treatment strategies for the individual patient, new therapeutic approaches and carefully targeted approaches to prevention. ..
  11. MICROBIAL ASSOCIATIONS IN PERIODONTAL HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..In addition the importance and biological basis of supragingival plaque control in the treatment and prevention of periodontal diseases and in maintaining stability of the periodontium will be determined. ..
  12. Three Periodontal Therapies in Current & Non-Smokers
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..smokers respond less well to periodontal therapies, particularly mechanical therapies such as scaling and root planing (SRP) and surgery...
  13. EFFECT OF ANTIBIOTICS ON ORAL BIOFILMS IN VIVO
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..All subjects will receive scaling and root planing and will be randomly assigned to one of 4 groups of 36 subjects each receiving one of doxycycline, amoxicillin, ..
  14. MICROBIAL ASSOCIATIONS IN PERIODONTAL HEALTH AND DISEASE
    Anne Haffajee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will provide a basis for understanding microbial community structure, ecological relationships and define desired microbiological end-point of therapy. ..
  15. Aging: Effects on Infection, Inflammation and Disease
    Michael Novak; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The long-term implications are that diet control may be considered as an effective public healthcare measure for improving the oral and general health and welfare of the population as a whole. ..
  16. North Carolina Needs Assessment for Oral Cancer Control
    Lauren Patton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  17. Enhancement of informed consent in dental clinical trial
    J Goodson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in children and their Families
    Judith Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..preparation of manuscripts and their publication in peer-reviewed journals; and 5. preparations of posters and slide presentations to present to national, regional and local scientific meetings. ..
  19. Clinical Research Training in Oral Diseases for Future *
    James Beck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  20. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This award leverages the PI's skills and talents by providing protected time to mentor additional trainees and to conduct high quality patient-oriented research. ..