Full Mouth Debridement With Gingival Curettage a Challenge in Chronic Periodontitis Treatment: A Case Report
Background: Chronic periodontitis is a condition of inflammation in periodontal tissue. This condition can be treated by reducing plaque and calculus using full mouth debridement with gingival curettage.
Objective: To reduce inflammation of deep pockets before planning flap surgery.
Case Report: A 49-year-old woman presented with a complaint of bleeding gums and mobility of upper anterior teeth. Probing depths of patient’s upper teeth were at deep measurements and there was also a mobility of grade 1 and 2 with malposition of teeth.
Conclusion: The condition of chronic periodontitis can be treated with full mouth debridement with gingival curettage as a pretreatment before flap surgery.
Keywords: full mouth debridement, gingival curettage, chronic periodontitis
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