PD: 7 mm, heavy generalized BOP
after Periowave treatment
PD: 3 mm, no BOP
30-year old woman with 12-month onset of
severe gingival bleeding when brushing
and eating. After a complete medical
work up no signi cant ndings. Oral
hygiene found to be good with minimal
plaque and recall appointments up to
date. No clinical improvement of
bleeding on probing found after regular
scaling and root planing appts.
Treated areas with Periowave.
Within 1 week there was no evidence of
BOP. 6-week follow-up showed a pocket
reduction from 7 mm 3 mm.
Case and photos provided by:
Leanne Carlson-Mann, RDH