Enamel matrix proteins and systemic antibiotics as adjuncts to non-surgical periodontal treatment: clinical effects.

@article{Mombelli2005EnamelMP,
  title={Enamel matrix proteins and systemic antibiotics as adjuncts to non-surgical periodontal treatment: clinical effects.},
  author={Andrea Mombelli and P F Brochut and Dominique Plagnat and Federico Casagni and Catherine Giannopoulou},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={225-30}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical effects of non-surgical periodontal treatment, supplemented with enamel matrix derivative (EMD) and/or systemic antibiotics, in deep periodontal pockets of patients with chronic periodontitis. METHODS This was a randomized, placebo-controlled longitudinal clinical trial of 12 months duration. Using a split-mouth design, 16 subjects were randomly assigned to scaling and root planing (SRP) with EMD or placebo in contra… CONTINUE READING

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