Research Paper | Dental Science | Spain | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018
Local Periodontal Treatment with Antibiotics: Periodontal Mouthguard
Abstract: Introduction in periodontics, treatment with antibiotics is done in two ways systemic and local. There are no protocols to apply the antibiotic locally with a removable prosthesis. We propose the use of a modified sports mouthguard to locally apply the antibiotic in the treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis. Material and methods a dental vacuum forming machine is used to make a periodontal mouthguard with a 0.40 mm soft vinyl thermoplastic plate. Results periodontal mouthguard. Conclusions it is advisable to fill the periodontal mouthguard with an antibiotic gel and use it in the mouth 1-2 hours a day, with periodic maintenance controls.
Keywords: mouthguard, periodontal, treatment, local
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,
Pages: 1307 - 1309
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