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Local drug delivery in the management of periodontal diseases part 1: General principles

Lookup NU author(s): Jane Eastham, Emeritus Professor Robin Seymour


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Periodontal pockets provide an ideal environment for the application of local drug delivery for the management of periodontitis. In this first article, consideration is given to the principles that underlie local drug delivery and the pharmacological challenges. It is essential that such systems are compatible with the periodontal tissues. Potential unwanted effects that can arise from both drug and delivery vehicle are also appraised.

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Author(s): Eastham JE, Seymour RA

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Dental Update

Year: 2014

Volume: 41

Issue: 8

Pages: 732-736

Print publication date: 01/10/2014

Acceptance date: 01/01/1900

ISSN (print): 0305-5000

Publisher: George Warman Publications