Treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis. Research, Science and Therapy Committee of the American Academy of Periodontology.J Periodontol. 1997 Dec; 68(12):1246-53.JP
This paper is one of three in a series prepared by the Research, Science and Therapy Committee of The American Academy of Periodontology and is intended for the information of the dental profession. It represents the position of the Academy regarding the current state of knowledge about treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis. The other papers are entitled The Etiology and Pathogenesis of Periodontal Diseases and Diagnosis of Periodontal Diseases.