Compliance with Maintenance Therapy in a Private Periodontal Practice

@inproceedings{Baust2012ComplianceWM,
  title={Compliance with Maintenance Therapy in a Private Periodontal Practice},
  author={Cathy Baust},
  year={2012}
}
  • Cathy Baust
  • Published 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine patient compliance with suggested maintenance schedules. All patients eligible for maintenance therapy in a private periodontal practice were included. The study covered a period of 8 years. All patients had chronic inflammatory periodontal disease and had been eligible for at least 1 year of maintenance therapy before the close of data collection. A total of 961 patients were studied; only 16% complied with recommended maintenance schedules. Erratic… CONTINUE READING