Influence of Stress on Non Surgical Periodontal Treatment
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02568163
Recruitment Status :
(The number of subjects were underestimated, which implies a reduction in the number of subjects required.)
Treatment of periodontal diseases is influenced by several risk factors. Psychological stress is considered as one of them. Aim of this study is to assess if stress influences results of non surgical periodontal treatment in severe chronic forms of periodontitis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Severe generalized chronic periodontitis
Minimum 15 teeth
Attachment loss > 5mm
30% of sites affected- 5% of pockets>5mm
Bone loss- Bleeding on probing
Patient at risk of endocarditis
Patient under therapy for depression
Patient treated for periodontal diseases previously