Medical ozone inhibits the growth of periodontal pathogens. - GreenMedInfo Summary
[Experience in medical ozone use for root canal treatment].
Am J Perinatol. 2004 Aug;21(6):333-9. PMID: 16353031
The results of clinical and laboratory assessment of effectiveness of PSR-diagnosis are presented. The high efficacy of ozone therapy is revealed. The findings demonstrate the reduction of number in the micro-organisms in root canal: Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans from 31.25% to 10.21%; Bacteriodes forsythus from 68.75% to 15.50%; Treponema denticola from 37.5% to 11.4%; Porphyromonas gingivalis from 56.25% to 45%; Prevotella intermedia from 16% to 0%.