Propolis In The Treatment Of Periodontitis
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Treatments||scaling root planing, propolis|
|Sponsor||Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital|
|Start date||December 2012|
|End date||August 2013|
|Trial size||20 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01943877, 971987|
This study was conducted to evaluate by clinical and microbiological parameters the effect of locally delivered propolis as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in the treatment of chronic periodontitis.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||single blind (subject)|
Change in the probing pocket depth and clinical attachment level
time frame: three time points of baseline,2 weeks, 4 weeks
change in gingival index and microbiological changes
time frame: three time points baseline, 2 weeks, 4 weeks.
Male or female participants from 25 years up to 50 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - good general health - chronic periodontitis - minimum of 20 natural teeth with at least one pocket per quadrant - probing depth (PD) between 5 and 8 mm. Exclusion Criteria: - subgingival instrumentation within 3 months - antibiotic therapy within 3 months prior to the start of the study; - smokers - pregnant or nursing women - intolerance or allergy to honey products
|Official title||Propolis In The Treatment Of Chronic Periodontitis - A Clinicomicrobiologic Study|
|Description||Materials and Methods: 20 subjects diagnosed with chronic periodontitis were recruited to participate in split-mouth design and provided informed consent. Subgingival plaque sampling and clinical recording at baseline, 15 days and 1 month was performed. The patients received scaling and root planing, followed by Propolis administration subgingivally in the test sites. Significant differences between test and control were evaluated using the Mann-Whitney U test and Wilcoxon rank test.|
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