Non surgical periodontal therapy includes methods that treat periodontal lesions without invasive or surgical means. It comprises of methods like scaling and root planing, host modulation, systemic and local drug delivery . Newer methods such as LASERS, Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Photodynamic therapy, Ozone therapy etc warrant furthur research and can prove to be the future of non surgical periodontal therapy.
Dr Lavanya Kalekar is post graduate student pursuing MDS in periodontology and oral implantology from KBH Dental college and hospital, Nashik, Maharashtra. She has done her BDS from Sinhgad dental college and hospital, Pune, Maharashtra.
Number of Pages:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
antimicrobial therapy, host modulation, Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Lasers, Non surgical Periodontal Therapy, ozone therapy, photodynamic therapy, plaque control
MEDICAL / Dentistry / General