Comparative evaluation of locally delivered minocycline and metronidazole in the treatment of periodontitis

@inproceedings{Pandit2013ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative evaluation of locally delivered minocycline and metronidazole in the treatment of periodontitis},
  author={Nymphea Pandit and Ritu Dahiya and Rajan Gupta and Deepika Bali and Abhinav Kathuria},
  booktitle={Contemporary clinical dentistry},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy of subgingivally delivered Minocycline microspheres and 25% Metronidazole gel when used as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A randomized, controlled, single center study was conducted involving 60 sites in 20 patients suffering from moderate to advanced chronic periodontitis. Each patient contributed three sites which were randomized to three… CONTINUE READING

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