Special Issue "New Advances of Agents and Biomaterials of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Disease Therapy and Bone Regeneration"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2020).
Interests: periodontitis; oral surgery; oral pathology; oral health-systemic health; bone biology
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Periodontitis and peri-implant and oral diseases are a plaque-induced inﬂammatory condition that affects the periodontium; they are caused by the adherence to the tooth surface of pathogenic bacterial species organized in complex communities that form bioﬁlms. The standard periodontal treatment consists of mechanical debridement to remove bioﬁlm and calculus from the affected root surfaces. This approach has proven successful for most patients. However, although systematic reviews have shown an improvement in clinical periodontal parameters, the traditional surgery approach does not entirely remove periodontal pathogens, particularly in deep periodontal pockets, because it does not eradicate all periodontal pathogens involved in periodontitis and peri-implantitis.
Given the important role played by microorganisms in the development and progression of oral, periodontal and peri-implant diseases, there is an increasing interest in adjunctive therapies that could improve the outcomes of traditional therapies. For many years, systemic and locally-delivered antibiotics, chemical agents and others antimicrobials have been used to enhance oral and periodontal therapies.
Over time, strategies such as local delivery controlled release systems were developed for oral, periodontal disease and periodontal regeneration. Systemic delivery has the potential advantage of reaching pathogens widely distributed in the oral cavity, including those in nondental oral niches, such as the dorsum of the tongue and the crypts of the tonsils.
The aim of this Special Issue is to update the current knowledge of adjunctive agents and biomaterials in the therapy of oral diseases, periodontitis, peri-implantitis and periodontal regeneration based on the most recent scientiﬁc evidence. Special emphasis is given to the implications for mild and moderate forms of the disease
We especially welcome intervention studies with an impact on both local and systemic delivery agents, periodontal biomaterials, topical and systemic antimicrobials and interventional studies aiming at improving the knowledge of the effectiveness of the adjunctive therapies on the non-surgical and surgical treatment of oral diseases, periodontitis and peri-implantitis. Review studies including those that use conceptual frameworks on any of the aforementioned topics will also be welcomed.
Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:
- Local and systemic delivery agents used for the treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis
- New evidence on non-surgical periodontal treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis
- New evidence on biomaterials for periodontal and bone regeneration
- New antimicrobial therapies for the non-surgical treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis
- Post-treatment supportive care following non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontitis and peri-implantitis
- Lasers in minimally invasive periodontal and peri-implant therapy
- Risk factors that may modify the innate and adaptive immune
- responses in periodontal diseases Risk factors that may modify the innate and adaptive immune responses in periodontal diseases
- Critical or systematic reviews on the non-surgical treatment of oral diseases, periodontitis and peri-implantitis
Papers are published upon acceptance, regardless of the Special Issue publication date.
Prof. Dr. Gaetano Isola
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