Category: Periodontics Implantology
Author: Noel Claffey, Ionannis Polyzois & Paraskevi Zaika.
Published on: Periodontology 2000, Vol. 36, 2004; 35-44.
Periodontal treatment traditionally comprises initial nonsurgical debridement followed by a reevaluation, at which stage the need for further treatment, usually surgical in nature, is established (Fig. 1). This paper will provide an overview of available evidence pertaining to the efficacy of these phases in the treatment of periodontitis patients.