Bacterial Penetration of Gingiva in the Adult Beagle Dog with Periodontitis
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;G.S. Schuster, J.J. Garnick, B. Singh
Healing of Gingival Recessions Using a Collagen Membrane with a Demineralized Xenograft
A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Periodontal Management of the Diabetic Patient
This article will discuss in detail the following: nature of diabetes mellitus; its incidence, etiology, and systemic effects; immune cell defects in diabetic patients relevant to increased periodontal disease expression; special considerations associated with diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease in diabetic patients; and approaches to the management of diabetic emergencies in the dental office.
Periodontal Probing: Probe Tip Diameter
Background: Periodontal probing is one of the most common methods used in diagnosing periodontal disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the importance of the diameter of periodontal probing tips in diagnosing and evaluating periodontal disease. Methods: The literature discussing periodontal probe diameters in human, dog, and monkey studies was reviewed and compared. Tip diameters varied from 0.4 to over 1.0 mm in these studies. Probe advancement between the gingiva and the tooth is determined…
Technological Advancement in Periodontal Disease
Technology advances in measuring equipment changes periodontal health.
Effective Treatment for Herpetic or Traumatized Oral Lesions
In this tip of the week, Dr. Sergio Rubinstein shares his clinical experience with Proginicin in the treatment of herpetic or ulcerative oral lesions and soft tissue healing.
Papilla Preservation and Tunneling Technique in Root Coverage - Part 2: The Use of AlloDerm
The utilization of AlloDerm techniques in root coverage of multiple adjacent recession defects.
Therapeutic Agents in Dentistry: Choosing and Utilizing Wisely
Latest in therapeutics presented by a speaker with oral medicine/pharmacology background. Covers antibiotic/antifungal/antiviral agents for dental/orofacial infections.
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