Postoperative periodontal pain prevention using two dexamethasone medication protocols: a double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial.

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PURPOSE To assess and compare the efficacy of two different dexamethasone protocols on pain prevention following periodontal surgery. METHODS 60 subjects presenting moderate to severe periodontitis with persisting clinical signs of inflammation after nonsurgical periodontal therapy on at least two adjacent teeth were scheduled for open flap debridement… (More)

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@article{Steffens2011PostoperativePP, title={Postoperative periodontal pain prevention using two dexamethasone medication protocols: a double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial.}, author={Jo{\~a}o Paulo Steffens and Fabio Andre Garaluz dos Santos and Gibson Luiz Pilatti}, journal={American journal of dentistry}, year={2011}, volume={24 6}, pages={354-6} }