Effects of adjunctive treatment of periodontitis with tetracycline and spiramycin.

@article{alJoburi1989EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of adjunctive treatment of periodontitis with tetracycline and spiramycin.},
  author={W A al-Joburi and T C Quee and C Lautar and I Iugovaz and J A Bourgouin and Franqois Delorme and Err Cheng Chan},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1989},
  volume={60 10},
  pages={533-9}
}
The present study was undertaken to compare the efficacy of two antibiotics, spiramycin and tetracycline, with a placebo when used adjunctively with scaling and root planing in the treatment of advanced adult chronic periodontitis. This was a double-blind, parallel, randomized trial with one factor (drug) at three levels. Ninety-six patients (mean age 46 +/- 1) were randomly assigned into one of three groups. All groups were scaled and root planed with each respective group receiving either… CONTINUE READING