New regenerative strategies in periodontics


The progressive inflammatory process, which leads to the destruction of the gingival connective tissue and subsequently of the alveolar bone, periodontal ligament (PDL), and cementum on the root surface, if left untreated will eventually lead to the loss of the involved tooth or implant. Regeneration of lost periodontal tissues has always been the primary goal of treatment; however, this has proven to be an extremely challenging task.

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Nemcovsky, C.E., Weinreb, M. New regenerative strategies in periodontics. Clin Dent Rev 1, 5 (2017).

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  • Periodontal treatment
  • Regenerative procedures
  • Bone grafts
  • PDL