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Avances en Odontoestomatología

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RAMOS-PERFECTO, D et al. Periodontitis in diabetes and copaiba as a coadjuvant of the treatment: case reports. Av Odontoestomatol [online]. 2021, vol.37, n.2, pp.60-66.  Epub 05-Dez-2022. ISSN 2340-3152.

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 mentioned as the sixth most common complication. Diabetes is also the greatest risk factor for developing periodontitis, increasing the possibility of periodontitis three times in these people, mentioning the concept of bidirectionality 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.

Palavras-chave : Diabetes mellitus type 2; Periodontitis; Natural products; Treatment.

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