Photodynamic Therapy and Periodontology

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Ali J Ali
Saif S Saliem


This review highlights the importance of photodynamic therapy in periodontology. It can be confirmed that the photodynamic therapy as adjunct to classical scaling and root planing can be recommended as treatment option, which can by no means replace the classical therapy concepts. But even over an observation period of six months a slightly higher improvement of the clinical parameters was achieved than with SRP alone.

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Ali AJ, Saliem SS. Photodynamic Therapy and Periodontology. J Bagh Coll Dent [Internet]. 2016 Jun. 15 [cited 2023 Mar. 26];28(2):69-72. Available from:
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Periodontics