Local Periodontal Treatment with Antibiotics: Periodontal MouthguardJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2018-08-05
Authors : Jesus M. Gonzalez-Gonzalez;
Page : 1307-1309
Keywords : mouthguard; periodontal; treatment; local;
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.
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