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Quintessence Int 40 (2009), No. 4     26. Feb. 2009
Quintessence Int 40 (2009), No. 4  (26.02.2009)

Page 271-273, PubMed:19417869

Localized severe aggressive periodontitis. Disease progression and tooth preservation: A short case report over 14 years
Pelka, Matthias / Petschelt, Anselm
A case of a 31-year-old female with aggressive periodontitis over 14 years is presented. From 1993 to 2000, no periodontal therapy occurred; disease development and progression could be reconstructed upon radiographic findings. In 2000, full-mouth disinfection therapy and antibiotic therapy was performed, as well as regenerative surgical treatments. Seven years after surgical treatment, stable periodontal conditions and clear bone regeneration in the surgical areas was evident.

Keywords: aggressive periodontitis, disease progression, full-mouth disinfection therapy, long-term outcome, regeneration, supportive therapy