Evaluation of subantimicrobial dose doxycycline as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in chronic periodontitis patients with diabetes: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.

@article{Deo2010EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of subantimicrobial dose doxycycline as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in chronic periodontitis patients with diabetes: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Vikas Devkaran Singh Deo and Satish Gupta and Manohar Laxman Bhongade and Ritika Jaiswal},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={009-16}
}
AIM Diabetic patients have more severe periodontal destruction, but periodontal therapy can improve metabolic control. Recently, interest has focused on the use of subantimicrobial dose doxycycline (SDD) as a treatment paradigm. Therefore, this study was undertaken to evaluate clinical efficacy of SDD with scaling and root planning (SRP) in chronic periodontitis patients with diabetes. METHODS AND MATERIALS Twenty chronic periodontitis patients with diabetes mellitus were randomly allocated… CONTINUE READING