Surgical and Non-Surgical Procedures Associated with Recurrence of Periodontitis in Periodontal Maintenance Therapy: 5-Year Prospective Study

@inproceedings{Costa2015SurgicalAN,
  title={Surgical and Non-Surgical Procedures Associated with Recurrence of Periodontitis in Periodontal Maintenance Therapy: 5-Year Prospective Study},
  author={Fernando Oliveira Costa and Lu{\'i}s Ot{\'a}vio Miranda Cota and Jos{\'e} Roberto Cortelli and Sheila Cavalca Cortelli and Renata Magalh{\~a}es Cyrino and Eug{\^e}nio Jos{\'e} Pereira Lages and Ana Paula Lima Oliveira and Sompop Bencharit},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Prospective studies that investigated the influence of surgical and nonsurgical procedures in the recurrence of periodontitis and tooth loss in periodontal maintenance therapy (PMT) programs have not been previously reported. The objective of this study was to evaluate longitudinally the recurrence of periodontitis in regular compliers (RC) and irregular compliers (IC) individuals undergoing surgical and non-surgical procedures over 5 years in a program of PMT… CONTINUE READING

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