The Effect of Photodynamic Therapy and Diode Laser as Adjunctive Periodontal Therapy on the Inflammatory Mediators Levels in Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Clinical Periodontal Status

@inproceedings{Teymouri2016TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Photodynamic Therapy and Diode Laser as Adjunctive Periodontal Therapy on the Inflammatory Mediators Levels in Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Clinical Periodontal Status},
  author={Faraz Teymouri and Shirin Farhad and Hedayatollah Golestaneh},
  booktitle={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2016}
}
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM The presence of bacterial biofilms is the major cause of gingivitis and periodontitis, their mechanical removal is not often enough. Therefore, laser therapy and photodynamic therapy can be effective as adjunctive treatment. PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the impact of these treatments on the level of gingival crevicular fluid (GCF), inflammatory mediators, and periodontal clinical status. MATERIALS AND METHOD In this clinical trial, three quadrants were… CONTINUE READING
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