Diabetes mellitus type 2 is a metabolic disease that in recent years has been growing in several regions of the world, being considered a pandemic. Among the complications that occur in this pathology, periodontitis is men-tioned as the sixth most common complication. Diabetes is also the greatest risk factor for developing periodon-titis, increasing the possibility of periodontitis three times in these people, mentioning the concept of bidirectio-nality of the diabetes-periodontitis complex. In the present clinical case, the possibility of use as a support to the periodontal therapy of a natural product obtained from the Peruvian Amazon, which because of its antibacterial property studied, as well as its easy handling and accessible cost, would be a possible option for its use as an adjunct. in non-surgical periodontal therapy in type 2 diabetic patients with periodontitis.
|Translated title of the contribution||Periodontitis in diabetes and copaiba as a coadjuvant of the treatment: Case reports|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Avances en Odontoestomatologia|
|State||Published - 2021|
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