Supracrestal Non-Surgical Therapy in Periodontal Diseases

Khushboo Goel
2018 Journal of Nepal Medical Association  
Periodontal diseases are the complex disease with a dynamic relationship between biofilm and the host immunoinflammatory response. The goal of periodontal therapy is to preserve the natural dentition and increase their longevity by creation of a favorable environment around the teeth. The mainstay to achieve this is by the non-surgical periodontal therapy, followed by surgical and other recent treatment modalities. However, there seems no sure indication to choose amongst them that are
more » ... m that are clinically significant and offer long term predictability. We report here two cases that had supracrestal defects and were treated with less invasive instrumentation and repeated full mouth scaling and root planing. This avoided a surgical intervention and was more cost-effective in treating moderate to severe young chronic periodontitis patients. The decision for the type of treatment needs to be critically assessed with a better understanding of the outcome, morphology of the defects, and type of teeth involved.
doi:10.31729/jnma.3235 fatcat:brrs4wsjgrgv7gtqkvygwvmbi4