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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


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August 2019

A Simple Two-Step Treatment of Severe Periodontitis, and More! (LECTURE)

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, 925 W 34th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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SPEAKER: Jørgen Slots, DDS, DMD, PhD, MS, MBA CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:  7 SYNOPSIS: The recognition of microbial specificity in periodontitis has afforded dental practitioners the ability to prevent and treat the disease with a variety of antimicrobial drugs. These include systemic antibiotics against specific bacterial and viral pathogens, professional subgingival irrigation with povidone-iodine and dilute sodium hypochlorite (bleach) for home-use. Systemic antibiotic therapy can be essential in eliminating pathogens that invade gingival tissue and in helping control periodontal pathogens residing in various…

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