International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | Spain | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018


Local Periodontal Treatment with Antibiotics: Periodontal Mouthguard

Jesus M. Gonzalez-Gonzalez [10]


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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