Repair of periodontal furcation defects in beagle dogs following reconstructive surgery including root surface demineralization with tetracycline hydrochloride and topical fibronectin application.

This study examines the effects of root surface demineralization and topical fibronectin as adjuncts to reconstructive periodontal surgery. In 14 beagle dogs, horizontal periodontal defects were surgically induced around the mandibular premolars followed by a 6-week period without plaque control. Reconstructive surgery of the defects was subsequently… CONTINUE READING