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Although antimicrobial efficacy of photodynamic therapy has been studied several times, there is no study investigating its efficacy on pericoronitis. This study aimed to determine whether antimicrobial photodynamic therapy combined with antibiotic therapy is clinically and histologically superior to antibiotic therapy alone in pericoronitis treatment.
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Name: Photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy
This systematic review evaluates the efficacy of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT), as an adjunct to non-surgical or surgical therapy, on clinical and patient-centered outcomes in patients wit...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of non-surgical periodontal therapies on smokers with chronic periodontitis, involving multiple adjunctive applications of antimicrobial photodynamic ...
This study's aim was to evaluate the local effect of clarithromycin associated with antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) in the treatment of generalized aggressive periodontitis.
Disinfection of enamel and dentin following cavity preparation is a necessity. Considering the possible effect of antimicrobial agents on tooth structure and dental adhesives, this study aimed to asse...
Comparison of final disinfection protocols using antimicrobial photodynamic therapy and different irrigants after single-file reciprocating instrumentation against intracanal bacterial biofilm - an in vitro study.
The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) with irrigation protocols that include sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), ethylenediaminotetraacetic acid (EDTA)...
Despite of the decline of dental caries, this disease is still common in polarized groups affecting children. Therefore, the aim of this randomized blind in vivo study was to compare the a...
The aim of this study is to evaluate adjuvant effect of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy in periodontal treatment and salivary status of type 1 diabetes patients.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy as an adjuvant of scaling and root planning for treatment of periodontal disease in patients w...
In this study, 26 patients were selected and included for full-face photodynamic therapy sessions. All patients presented signs of photoaging skin and multiple actinic keratosis. Photograp...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the additional effect of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy regeneration treatment of mandibular furcation lesions when associated to bovine bone and p...
The purified component of HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE, it consists of a mixture of oligomeric porphyrins. It is used in photodynamic therapy (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION); to treat malignant lesions with visible light and experimentally as an antiviral agent. It is the first drug to be approved in the use of PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY in the United States.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Programs and guidelines for selecting optimal ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS regimens in an effort to maintain antibiotic efficacy, reduce CROSS INFECTION related to ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE while managing satisfactory clinical and economic outcomes.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
A complex mixture of monomeric and aggregated porphyrins used in the photodynamic therapy of tumors (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION). A purified component of this mixture is known as DIHEMATOPORPHYRIN ETHER.