Periodontal Treatment Protocol (PTP) for the general dental practice.


A sequence of interrelated steps is inherent to effective periodontal treatment: early and accurate diagnosis, comprehensive treatment, and continued periodontal maintenance and monitoring. A primary goal of periodontal therapy is to reduce the burden of pathogenic bacteria and thereby reduce the potential for progressive inflammation and recurrence of… (More)


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@article{Sweeting2008PeriodontalTP, title={Periodontal Treatment Protocol (PTP) for the general dental practice.}, author={Larry A Sweeting and Karen Davis and Charles M. Cobb}, journal={Journal of dental hygiene : JDH}, year={2008}, volume={82 Suppl 3}, pages={16-26} }