Volume 31, Issue 4 (3-2019)                   jdm 2019, 31(4): 267-272 | Back to browse issues page

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Elham Y, Moslemi N, Barati H. Effectiveness of plaque control on improving gingival manifestation of oral Lichen planus: A review of literature. jdm. 2019; 31 (4) :267-272
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5838-en.html
1- Post-Graduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1683 Views)
Background and Aims: Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disease with unknown etiology. One of the most common manifestations of patients with oral lichen planus is gingival involvement in the form of generalized erythematous areas. The aim of this study was to review the articles evaluating the role of plaque control on the gingival manifestations of oral lichen planus.
Materials and Methods: Motor searches of Ovid Medline and EM base databases, PubMed, Google Scholar, and Science Direct were searched for article published between January 1990 and December 2017 using of relevant key words. After reviewing the abstracts of articles, 20 full articles were selected and among them, 7 relevant articles were reviewed in this study.
Conclusion: From the literature, it was concluded that effective plaque control is the main part of lesions treatment and improvement of symptoms and gingival manifestations of oral Lichen planus.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: general
Received: 2019/03/12 | Accepted: 2019/03/12 | Published: 2019/03/12

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