Periodontitis en la diabetes tipo 2 y la copaiba como coadyuvante del tratamiento: Reporte de casos

Translated title of the contribution: Periodontitis in diabetes and copaiba as a coadjuvant of the treatment: Case reports

Donald Ramos-Perfecto, L. Maita Véliz, L. Mariano Maita Castañeda, A. Castro Luna, J. Eleodoro Villavicencio Gastelú

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Abstract

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 contributionPeriodontitis in diabetes and copaiba as a coadjuvant of the treatment: Case reports
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)60-66
Number of pages7
JournalAvances en Odontoestomatologia
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes

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