Formulation and evaluation of controlled release dental implants of povidone iodine for periodontitis.

A. T. David, S. Kurien, N. Udupa, B. R. Verma

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Diseases of the periodontium continue to be one of the man's most wide spread afflictions. Periodontitis is one of such which is characterised by a periodontal pocket formed due to the inflammatory disease of gingiva and the deeper periodontal tissues. Local controlled release implants of povidone iodine was prepared using various polymers and stability, release characteristics, total drug content etc, were evaluated. The clinical studies of the dental implants were carried out on 10 patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-104
Number of pages4
JournalIndian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 07-1994


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)

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