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It seems that many of us suffer from “one size fits all”. This is not surprising; it’s how we were trained. I’m referring the hygienic phase of periodontal treatment. This is where every periodontal patient receives instructions in plaque control, comprehensive scaling and root planing, then a revaluation to determine additional (surgical) needs. I could never buy into this approach. I always thought we could be more sophisticated in our diagnosis and…Continue
This past July, the American Dental Association released Evidence-based Dentistry Guidelines for Non-surgical Treatment of Periodontal Disease.
A panel of 16 experts reviewed over 1900 articles and in the end 72 articles were included in the analysis. All studies were randomly controlled…Continue
Added by Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS on October 15, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments