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Diagnostic predictability of scores of plaque, bleeding, suppuration and probing depth for probing attachment loss. 3 1/2 years of observation following initial periodontal therapy.
Recordings of supragingival plaque, bleeding, suppuration and probing depth were obtained for 42 months following initial periodontal therapy. Scores accumulated after various time intervals duringExpand
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Relative effects of plaque control and instrumentation on the clinical parameters of human periodontal disease.
The healing events of 7 patients with generalized chronic periodontitis were monitored clinically during 3 consecutive phases of treatment: 1) tooth brushing and flossing, 2) subgingival use of theExpand
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The effect of plaque control and root debridement in molar teeth.
The healing response of non-molar sites, molar flat surface sites, and molar furcation sites was investigated in 19 adult periodontitis patients following a periodontal therapy of plaque control andExpand
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Clinical improvement of gingival conditions following ultrasonic versus hand instrumentation of periodontal pockets.
A study utilizing a split-mouth design in 18 subjects and with four operators was performed in order to compare the effect of hand and ultrasonic instrumentation of periodontal pockets. ContralateralExpand
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Two multi-center studies evaluating locally delivered doxycycline hyclate, placebo control, oral hygiene, and scaling and root planing in the treatment of periodontitis.
BACKGROUND The clinical efficacy and safety of doxycycline hyclate (8.5% w/w) delivered subgingivally in a biodegradable polymer (DH) was compared to placebo control (VC), oral hygiene (OH), andExpand
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The effect of locally delivered controlled-release doxycycline or scaling and root planing on periodontal maintenance patients over 9 months.
BACKGROUND This research report evaluates clinical changes resulting from local delivery of doxycycline hyclate (DH) or traditional scaling and root planing (SRP) in a group of patients undergoingExpand
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A comparison of proximal plaque removal using floss and interdental brushes.
The removal of interproximal plaque was compared using a standard toothbrush alone, a toothbrush with unwaxed dental floss and a toothbrush with an interdental brush. 30 previously treatedExpand
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Antimicrobial irrigation of deep pockets to supplement oral hygiene instruction and root debridement. I. Bi-weekly irrigation.
64 sites with probing pocket depth greater than or equal to 6 mm from 11 patients were treated with plaque control instruction and one episode of root planning. Subsequently, selected sites in eachExpand
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Experimentally Induced Alterations in Periapical Tissues of the Cat
Ten cats were immunized with subcutaneous injections of keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH). After it was determined that the experimental animals had developed circulating antibodies to KLH, challengeExpand
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The significance of lymphocyte transformation responses to various microbial stimulants.
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