Prof. K.H. Rateitschak, University of Basel, Switzerland
Root planing in open treatment with instrument RA 740
Removal of subgingival concrements in closed treatment with instrument RA 415
Removal of subgingival concrements and plaque in posterior tooth with instrument RA 740
Root planing in open treatment with instrument RA 515
Root planing in open treatment with instrument RA 540
Diamond instruments for odontoplasty and mechanical root planing in periodontal treatments
Some important interventions in the treatment of periodontitis include the cleaning and polishing of the root surface. Supragingival and subgingival plaque as well as calculus and superficial endotoxin-containing cementum layers must be thoroughly removed. These are absolute preconditions for the complete healing and regeneration of the periodontal tissue.