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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 155-156

Piezosurgery in periodontology and oral implantology


Department of Periodontics, M.S. Ramaiah Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore - 560 054, India

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Kranti Konuganti
Department of Periodontics, M.S. Ramaiah Dental College and Hospital, MSR Nagar, MSRIT Post, New BEL Road, Bangalore - 560 054
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.60229

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Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the tooth-supporting structures. The treatment of this condition is largely based on the removal of local factors and restoration of the bony architecture. Moreover, in the era of modern dentistry, successful implant therapy often requires sound osseous support. Traditionally, osseous surgery has been performed by either manual or motor-driven instruments. However, both these methods have their own advantages and disadvantages. Recently, a novel surgical approach using piezoelectric device has been introduced in the field of periodontology and oral implantology. This article discusses about the wide range of application of this novel technique in periodontology.


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