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dc.contributor.authorKapellas, K.en
dc.contributor.authorDo, L.en
dc.contributor.authorBartold, P.en
dc.contributor.authorSkilton, M.en
dc.contributor.authorMaple-Brown, L.en
dc.contributor.authorO'Dea, K.en
dc.contributor.authorBrown, A.en
dc.contributor.authorCelermajer, D.en
dc.contributor.authorSlade, G.en
dc.contributor.authorJamieson, L.en
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Clinical Periodontology, 2013; 40(11):1016-1024en
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: Simplified periodontal therapy might be a pragmatic strategy for public health programmes targeting Indigenous Australian adults. The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate oral health effects of single-visit, non-surgical periodontal therapy compared to no treatment. METHODS: This parallel-group, randomized, open label clinical trial enrolled 273 Indigenous Australians aged ≥18 years with periodontitis. Intervention participants received full-mouth periodontal scaling and root planing during a single visit while the control group received no treatment. Endpoints were summary variables derived from clinical assessments of probing depth, clinical attachment loss, plaque, calculus and gingival bleeding before treatment and 3 months later. RESULTS: Endpoints could be calculated for 169 participants with follow-up data. Compared to the control group, there were statistically significant reductions in extent of shallow pockets: PD ≥4 mm (mean difference -2.86, [95% CI -5.01 to -0.71], p = 0.009) and gingival bleeding (mean difference -0.25, [95% CI -0.43 to -0.08], p = 0.005) but not deeper pockets PD ≥5 mm (mean difference -0.48, [95% CI -1.78 to 0.82], p = 0.468) or plaque scores. CONCLUSIONS: Periodontal therapy produced improvements in shallow periodontal pockets and measures of gingival bleeding in these Indigenous Australians.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityKostas Kapellas, Loc G. Do, P. Mark Bartold, Michael R. Skilton, Louise J. Maple-Brown, Kerin O’Dea, Alex Brown, David S. Celermajer, Gary D. Slade and Lisa M. Jamiesonen
dc.publisherBlackwell Munksgaarden
dc.rights© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.en
dc.subjectfull-mouth scaling; Indigenous Australian; non-surgical periodontal therapy; randomized controlled trial; smoking; subgingival scalingen
dc.titleEffects of full-mouth scaling on the periodontal health of indigenous Australians: a randomized controlled trialen
dc.typeJournal articleen
pubs.library.collectionDentistry publicationsen
dc.identifier.orcidKapellas, K. [0000-0002-3761-9953]en
dc.identifier.orcidDo, L. [0000-0003-3684-9949]en
dc.identifier.orcidBartold, P. [0000-0002-5695-3877]en
dc.identifier.orcidBrown, A. [0000-0003-2112-3918]en
dc.identifier.orcidJamieson, L. [0000-0001-9839-9280]en
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