International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dentistry | India | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023

Host Modulation Therapy in Periodontology: An In-Depth Review and Future Perspectives

Chakshu | Charmee | Arora P [2]

Abstract: Host modulation therapy is a concept that decreases the periodontal tissue destruction that is result of host response. HMT decrease destruction stabilizes and also regenerates the tissue by modulation of host response. Severe periodontal destruction has seen in many patients and most of which is due to hosts own response to the initial bacteria or foreign agents. Thus, use of HMT is reported to very beneficial in these cases, but in recent times also use of HMT and is awareness is very less. This article aims to reintroduce HMT with all its advantages and disadvantages. Various researches along with their results are also added here to further stress on the fact that HMT in addition to conventional scaling root planning is the need of modern medicine.

Keywords: Host modulation, NSAIDs, Matrix Metalloproteinase, Pro-I Cytokines

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,

Pages: 1938 - 1943

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