- Microbial identification in the management of periodontal diseases. A systematic reviewMax A Listgarten
Department of Stomatology, University of California School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, USA
Ann Periodontol 8:182-92. 2003..However, for microbial diagnosis to be of value, it needs to affect disease diagnosis and/or treatment planning as well as result in superior treatment outcomes and/or provide an economic benefit to the patient...