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With the increasing demand for nonsurgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) procedures around the world are taking steps to improve the treatment and operating procedures escalating the demand for dental anesthetics.
In the study, 264 people with type 2 diabetes and moderate-to-severe periodontal (gum) disease were assigned to an intensive periodontal treatment regimen (which included supportive periodontal therapy every three months) or a control treatment.
While the focus of HIV-related research is increasingly shifting towards early diagnosis of comorbidities [4] and the development of strategies for controlling the residual systemic inflammation and immune activation [5], the aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that non-surgical periodontal therapy may impact the levels of systemic proinflammatory cytokines, interleukin-1[beta] (IL-1[beta]) and tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF[alpha]) in HIV-positive patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
[8] Hence, the present study was aimed to investigate the MPV value and its relation with periodontitis and change in value of MPV after non-surgical periodontal therapy.
Conventional periodontal therapy, oral hygiene instructions, identification of specific periodontal pathogens and antibiotic therapy appropriate to these microorganisms along with extraction of severely effected teeth can prolong the viability of non-affected teeth.
But in this case, a complete reduction in the enlargement was seen with non-surgical periodontal therapy alone.
Non-surgical periodontal therapy refers to the conventional and conservative way of removing supra and subgingival bacterial plaque and calculus in order to establish and maintain healthy periodontal tissues by removing irritants from the tooth surfaces which promote plaque retention (1).
The traditional approach to periodontal therapy is scaling and root planing (SRP) with manual and ultrasonic scalers.
presented midterm results of supportive periodontal therapy in HIV-infected patients as compared to non-HIV-infected patients after 23 months.
Thus, it is incumbent upon clinicians to first identify systemic risk factors like smoking and modify such influences to the extent possible prior to initiating periodontal therapy. Moreover, high-risk patients should be treated and monitored differently than low-risk patients.