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Periodontitis is an chronic inflammatory disease initiated by microorganisms. Various treatment modalities have been proposed to reduce the microbial plaque and sometimes not always they have been rendered successful owing to the morphology of the root and also location of lesion. Controlled release of antimicrobial has reached a new summit thereby improving the gingival and periodontal condition. It's utilised to help in mechanical debridement. In periodontology literature various drugs and delivery systems have been tried and produced promising results. Therefore this review focuses on the concept of local drug delivery.