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Chronic Periodontitis Summary

Description: Chronic inflammation and loss of PERIODONTIUM that is associated with the amount of DENTAL PLAQUE or DENTAL CALCULUS present. Chronic periodontitis occurs mostly in adults and was called adult periodontitis, but this disease can appear in young people.

Also Known As: Adult Periodontitis; Adult Periodontitides; Chronic Periodontitides; Periodontitides, Adult; Periodontitides, Chronic Show All >>

Networked: 2145 relevant articles (149 outcomes, 680 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Chronic Periodontitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Metronidazole (Metric) : 14 outcomes 28 studies in 82 results : FDA 70 Generic
  2. Chlorhexidine : 12 outcomes 29 studies in 68 results : IBA
  3. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 43 results : FDA 62 Generic
  4. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) : 11 outcomes 28 studies in 74 results : FDA 23 Generic
  5. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 10 outcomes 13 studies in 34 results : FDA 25 Generic
  6. xanthan gum (xanthan) : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 7 results : FDA 1 Generic
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 4 outcomes 9 studies in 40 results : IBA
  8. Collagen : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 29 results : IBA
  9. Azithromycin (Zithromax) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 20 results : FDA 39 Generic
  10. doxycycline hyclate (Periostat) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 56 Generic
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Diseases Related to Chronic Periodontitis

  1. Periodontal Pocket (Periodontal Pockets)
  2. Periodontitis
  3. Infection
  4. Aggressive Periodontitis (Periodontosis)
  5. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (MODY)
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Key Therapies for Chronic Periodontitis

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  1. Root Planing : 46 outcomes 125 studies in 299 results
  2. Debridement : 10 outcomes 24 studies in 86 results
  3. Dental Scaling : 10 outcomes 13 studies in 40 results
  4. Solid-State Lasers : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 29 results
  5. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene) : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 42 results
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