Clinical and microbiological effects of photodynamic therapy associated with nonsurgical periodontal treatment. A 6-month follow-up

@article{Theodoro2011ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and microbiological effects of photodynamic therapy associated with nonsurgical periodontal treatment. A 6-month follow-up},
  author={Let{\'i}cia Helena Theodoro and Simoni Paro Silva and Juliana Rico Pires and Glaucia Helena Garcia Soares and Ana Em{\'i}lia Farias Pontes and Elizangela Partata Zuza and Denise Madalena Palomari Spolidorio and Benedicto Egbert Corr{\^e}a de Toledo and V. G. Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Lasers in Medical Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={687-693}
}
Experimental studies in animals and in vitro have shown the usefulness of photodynamic therapy (PDT) as an adjunct to periodontal treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical and microbiological effects of PDT associated with nonsurgical periodontal treatment. Three sites in each of 33 patients with chronic periodontitis were… CONTINUE READING