Treatment of plaque-induced gingivitis, chronic periodontitis, and other clinical conditions

Paul S. Rosen, William F. Ammons, Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, Stephen T. Sonis, Bruce L. Pihlstrom, David Cochran, Timothy Blieden, Otis J. Bouwsma, Otis J. Cohen, Petros Damoulis, Connie H. Drisko, Joseph P. Fiorellini, Gary Greenstein, Vincent J. Iacono, Martha J. Somerman, Terry D. Rees, Angelo Mariotti, Robert J. Genco, Brian L Mealey

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The inflammatory components of plaque induced ginglVltls and chronic periodontitis can be managed effectively for the majority of patients with a plaque control program and non-surgical and/or surgical root debridement coupled with continued periodontal maintenance procedures. Some patients may need additional therapeutic procedures. All of the therapeutic modalities reviewedin this position paper may be utilized by the clinician at various times over the long-term management of the patient's periodontal condition. Copyright

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)268-277
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric dentistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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