Longitudinal clinical evaluation of adjunct minocycline in the treatment of chronic periodontitis.

@article{Cortelli2006LongitudinalCE,
  title={Longitudinal clinical evaluation of adjunct minocycline in the treatment of chronic periodontitis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Roberto Cortelli and S{\'i}lvia Maria Rodrigues Querido and Davi Romeiro Aquino and L. C. H. Ricardo and Debora Pallos},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={161-6}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical benefits of minocycline in combination with thorough scaling and root planing (SRP) have been examined in multicenter studies. The aim of this longitudinal investigation was to evaluate the clinical response to scaling and root planing combined with the use of locally delivered minocycline microspheres for 720 days in individuals with advanced chronic periodontitis. METHODS A total of 26 individuals aged 26 to 69 years (mean: 46.8+/-12.1 years) were included in this… CONTINUE READING

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