International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Management of periodontal furcation defects by guided tissue regeneration using collagen – chitosan as a barrier membrane

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Author Details: K. HariKumar, K. Nandakumar

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 210

Article End Page : 213


Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) is treatment modalities that bring out the ideal healing in the periodontal wound in the form of New Attachment. A lot of resorbable and nonresorbable barrier membranes are used for this procedure. In this study we used a novel, indigenous and economic material as barrier membrane for GTR. When this material is used to treat selected furcation defects, statistically significant improvements in clinical paramaters were observed. Untoward reactions in any form were noted in any of the clinical sites