The significance of maintenance care in the treatment of periodontal disease.

  title={The significance of maintenance care in the treatment of periodontal disease.},
  author={P. -O. Axelsson and Jan Lindhe},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={8 4},
The present investigation was performed to assess the efficacy of a maintenance care program to prevent recurrence of disease in patients subjected to treatment of advanced periodontitis. In addition, the periodontai status was monitored of a group of patients who following the end of active treatment were referred back to general practitioners for maintenance care. The material consisted of 90 patients who in 1972 were referred for specialist treatment of advanced periodonta! disease. The… CONTINUE READING
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