To determine the effect of supportive periodontal treatment (SPT) in the maintenance of the dentition this review will:Primary objective
1) compare the effect of conventional dental care (provided by a general dental practitioner or specialist) or no SPT versus SPT (provided by the periodontist);Secondary objective
2) compare the effect of providing SPT at different time intervals (3, 6 or 12 months);
3) compare the effect of different types of mechanical root debridement as part of SPT;
4) compare the effect of providing oral hygiene reinforcement as an adjunct to SPT.
This is a protocol.