Nonsurgical treatment of patients with gingival and periodontal diseases can be undertaken by the general dental practitioner through the management of common and well-established risk and local predisposing factors and the use of treatments adjunctive to conventional methods of scaling and root surface instrumentation. The goals and objectives of these procedures and the importance of supportive periodontal care are fully examined in this book.
Chapter 1. Goals and Clinical Outcomes of Non-Surgical Treatment
Chapter 2. Hygiene Phase Therapy
Chapter 3. Instruments and Instrumentation
Chapter 4. Managing Systemic Risk Factors
Chapter 5. Managing Local Factors
Chapter 6. Adjunctive Treatments
Chapter 7. Supportive Periodontal Care