Effect of a controlled-release chlorhexidine chip on clinical and microbiological parameters and prostaglandin E-2 levels in gingival crevicular fluid


Mizrak T., Guncu G. N. , Caglayan F. , Balci T. A. , Aktar G. S. , Ipek F.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.77, no.3, pp.437-443, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2006.050105
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.437-443

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of a chlorhexidine chip on crevicular prostaglandin E-2 (PGE(2)) levels and on the clinical and microbiological parameters of periodontitis when used as adjunctive therapy to scaling and root planing (SRP) in patients with chronic periodontitis.