Systemic moxifloxacin vs amoxicillin/metronidazole adjunct to non-surgical treatment in generalized aggressive periodontitis


Guzeldemir-Akcakanat E., Gurgan C.

MEDICINA ORAL PATOLOGIA ORAL Y CIRUGIA BUCAL, vol.20, no.4, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4317/medoral.20552
  • Journal Name: MEDICINA ORAL PATOLOGIA ORAL Y CIRUGIA BUCAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Aggressive periodontitis, amoxicillin, metronidazole, moxifioxacin, nonsurgical periodontal debridement, ACTINOMYCETEMCOMITANS-ASSOCIATED PERIODONTITIS, CONTROLLED CLINICAL-TRIAL, ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY, ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY, ACTINOBACILLUS-ACTINOMYCETEMCOMITANS, METRONIDAZOLE, AMOXICILLIN, ANTIBIOTICS, BENEFITS, SUSCEPTIBILITY
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The objective of this randomized clinical study was to evaluate the effect of systemic administration of moxifioxacin compared to amoxicillin and metronidazole, combined with non-surgical treatment in patients with generalized aggressive periodontitis (GAgP) in a 6-month follow-up.