Periostat® approved for treatment of periodontitis

Dec. 1, 1998
CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Periostat®, a unique, first-of-its-kind oral medication that improves the effectiveness of professional periodontal care. It is a pill to be prescribed by the periodontist or dentist following scaling and root-planing (SRP), the most common procedure for treating adult periodontitis that involves the mechanical removal of bacterial plaque above and below the gum line. Periostat® can be taken daily by the patient between dental visits to help

CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. introduces Periostat®, a unique, first-of-its-kind oral medication that improves the effectiveness of professional periodontal care. It is a pill to be prescribed by the periodontist or dentist following scaling and root-planing (SRP), the most common procedure for treating adult periodontitis that involves the mechanical removal of bacterial plaque above and below the gum line. Periostat® can be taken daily by the patient between dental visits to help maintain the clinical benefits of SRP.

For details, contact CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals at (888) 339-5678 or (215) 579-7388, or visit the CollaGenex Web site at www.collagenex.com.

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