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CLAVERIA CLARK, Rafael Alberto; ORTIZ MONCADA, Clara  and  PERDOMO MARSILLY, Xiomara. Periodontal regeneration: yes or no?. MEDISAN [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.2, pp. 242-247. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 45-year-old patient with a history of acute periodontitis (located in tooth 21), 3-8 mm periodontal pockets, IV grade dental mobility and gingival swelling with a gingival rate of 2,5 was described, who was referred to "Mártires del Moncada" Provincial Teaching School of Dentistry in Santiago de Cuba. Pulpar radicular treatment and splinting of the affected tooth, technique of periodontal flap were performed. After 6 months a significant reduction of gingival rate to 0,1, deep to 3 mm at probing and dental mobility of grade I were obtained, with positive osteointegration and periodontal regeneration radiographically viewed.

Keywords : periodontal regeneration; adult acute periodontitis; dental mobility; gingival rate; pulpar radicular treatment; splinting.

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