Effect of a controlled release device containing minocycline microspheres on the treatment of chronic periodontitis: A comparative study

@inproceedings{Gopinath2009EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a controlled release device containing minocycline microspheres on the treatment of chronic periodontitis: A comparative study},
  author={Vidhya Gopinath and Thiagarajan Ramakrishnan and Pamela Emmadi and Namachivayam Ambalavanan and Biju Mammen and Vijayalakshmi},
  booktitle={Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology},
  year={2009}
}
INTRODUCTION Adjunctive therapy with locally delivered antimicrobials has resulted in improved clinical outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of locally administered minocycline microspheres (Arestin) in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 60 sites from 15 patients in the age group of 35-50 years, who had periodontal pockets measuring 5-8 mm and had been diagnosed with chronic periodontitis, were selected for the study… CONTINUE READING

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