Comparison between laser therapy and non-surgical therapy for periodontitis in rats treated with dexamethasone

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The aim of this study was to compare low-level laser therapy (LLLT) as adjuvant treatment for induced periodontitis with scaling and root planing (SRP) in dexamethasone-treated rats. One-hundred twenty rats were divided into groups: D group (n = 60), treated with dexamethasone; ND group (n = 60) treated with saline solution. In both groups, periodontal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10103-009-0678-z

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@article{Garcia2009ComparisonBL, title={Comparison between laser therapy and non-surgical therapy for periodontitis in rats treated with dexamethasone}, author={Valdir Garcia and Leandro Fernandes and Juliano Milanezi de Almeida and Alvaro Francisco Hitomi Bosco and Maria Jos{\'e} Hitomi Nagata and Thiago Marchi Martins and Tetuo Okamoto and Let{\'i}cia Helena Theodoro}, journal={Lasers in Medical Science}, year={2009}, volume={25}, pages={197-206} }