Clinical and histological evaluation of the efficacy of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy used in addition to antibiotic therapy in pericoronitis treatment

Eroglu C. N. , TUNC S. K. , Erten R., Usumez A.

PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, vol.21, pp.416-420, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Although antimicrobial efficacy of photodynamic therapy has been studied several times, there is no study investigating its efficacy on pericoronitis. This study aimed to determine whether antimicrobial photodynamic therapy combined with antibiotic therapy is clinically and histologically superior to antibiotic therapy alone in pericoronitis treatment.