The Essential Phase After Non Surgical And Surgical Periodontal Therapy "Supportive Periodontal Therapy": A Review { Review Article}

Pooja Bharadwaj
2021 Global Journal of Dental Specialty  
For the success of the non surgical and surgical periodontal therapy, the most important therapy is the supportive periodontal therapy. The main aim of the supportive periodontal therapy is to prevent the relapse or recurrence of non surgical or surgical periodontal therapy. Supportive periodontal therapy also known as maintainance therapy includes rechecking for plaque, calculus, bleeding on probing, pockets, bone loss, thorough revaluation of medical history such as checking for diabetic
more » ... s, blood pressure. Supportive Periodontal S also provides a view regarding relative risk assessment for bleeding on probing, tooth risk assessment, site risk assessment. Supportive Periodontal therapy is an essential therapy to support the patient standard level of care. Hence this therapy is a need of an hour for both the Periodontist and Patient.
doi:10.53647/gjds.2021.v01i03.03 fatcat:rxxkfvvq2zdvddiq3huvdlisky