Last updated on January 2019

Different Surgical Modalities in the Treatment of Periodontitis

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Periodontitis
  • Age: Between 30 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Systemically healthy males and females 30 years of age.
  2. Volunteers must be willing to read, and sign a copy of the Informed Consent Form after reading the Patient Information Leaflet and after the nature of the study has been fully explained.
  3. Present with clinical evidence of periodontitis, with one interdental area of PPD 6mm, BOP, and attachment loss 6mm in any posterior sextant of their mouth (excluding third molars and distal of second molars), or multiple sites (9) with PPD 5mm, BOP, and attachment loss 5mm.
  4. Have completed a course of non-surgical periodontal therapy within 2 years prior to study commencement and have had maintenance subgingival debridement within 6 months prior to assessment for eligibility.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Medical history that includes diabetes or hepatic or renal disease, or other serious medical conditions or transmittable diseases e.g. cardiovascular disease or AIDS.
  2. History of rheumatic fever, heart murmur, mitral valve prolapse, artificial heart valve or other conditions requiring prophylactic antibiotic coverage prior to invasive dental procedures.
  3. Antibiotic, anti-inflammatory or anticoagulant therapy during the month preceding the baseline exam.
  4. History of alcohol or drug abuse.
  5. Self reported pregnancy or lactation (this criterion is due to oral tissue changes related to pregnancy and nursing which can affect interpretation of study results).
  6. Other severe acute or chronic medical or psychiatric condition or laboratory abnormality that may increase the risk associated with trial participation or investigational product administration or may interfere with the interpretation of trial results and, in the judgement of the investigator, would make the subject inappropriate for entry into this trial.

Recruitment Status: Open

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