Evolution of Comprehensive Care, Part 3. Periodontal Treatment Continues to Evolve.

@article{Kurtzman2015EvolutionOC,
  title={Evolution of Comprehensive Care, Part 3. Periodontal Treatment Continues to Evolve.},
  author={Gregori M Kurtzman and M Katherine Hughes},
  journal={Dentistry today},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={90, 92, 94-7}
}
Perio treatment has evolved beyond simple scaling with hand instruments. Ultrasonics and diode lasers have improved both the efficiency of treatment as well as treatment prognosis to arresting the disease process and gaining clinical attachment and decreasing pocket depth. Add to this the benefits of adjunct medicaments both at time of treatment via site placement and during routine home care by the patient, and we are able to tip treatment outcome in a more favorable direction. Periodontology… CONTINUE READING