Ozone Therapy : A New Revolution In Periodontics


Pradeep Chitnis
B.M. Bhusari
Nupur Sah
Kunal A. Banavali


Ozone therapy has successfully being used in the medical field for treatment of various diseases. The versatility of ozone therapy, its unique properties, noninvasive nature, absence of side effects or adverse reactions are responsible for its wide spread use. Ozone gas has a high oxidation potential and has the capacity to stimulate blood circulation and the immune response. It can be used for the treatment of periodontitis, as a mouthwash for reducing the oral micro flora, as well as in the cases of periimplantitis. This paper gives a brief review on the potential of ozone therapy in periodontics.