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Periodontal disease is one of the most common chronic inflammatory diseases around the world. If untreated, it may lead to loss of tooth-bearing tissue, apical migration of the junctional epithelium,...


Current aging populations are expected to retain more teeth associated with a high burden of periodontal diseases .  In elderly patients, the concept of shortened or reduced dental arch (SDA)...


When talking about recession‐type defects, health, function, and esthetics are very closely interrelated. Such defects may routinely be associated with dentin hypersensitivity, root abrasion,...


According to the new 2018 classification scheme, the diseases previously recognized as chronic (CP) or aggressive (AgP) periodontitis were grouped under a single category named periodontitis. A wide...


In this case-control study the authors selected some genes and loci which might be associated with generalized aggressive periodontitis  (GAgP), to identify the susceptibility genes of GAgP in...


Periodontitis can be defined as inflammation of the periodontal tissues. The inflammatory response due to the accumulation of pathogenic bacteria in subgingival plaque leads to clinical attachment...


Today, it is widely accepted that the most common and important diseases of the oral cavity (gingivitis and periodontitis, dental caries and oral cancer) are...


This state-of-the-art review presents the latest evidence and the current status of autogenous soft tissue grafting for soft tissue augmentation and recession...


It is well known that during pregnancy, significant fluctuations in the levels of female sex hormones take place. Progesterone and estrogen reach peak plasma...


Aggressive periodontitis (AgP) is a periodontal disease characterized by loss of periodontal tissue, early onset and a relatively rapid progression in the ...


The association between systemic diseases (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus (DM), rheumatoid arthritis, metabolic syndrome...) and periodontits has been widely investigated.  However,...


Crown lengthening is one of the most common surgical procedures in periodontal practice and it is used to reestablish the biologic width in a more apical...


The aggressive localized periodontitis (LAgP) is localized and mainly affects the first molars and permanent incisors. It has an early onset in adolescents or young adults, often with rapid...


Clinical management of periodontally compromised teeth with advanced mobility remains an arduous challenge to the dentists. Splints are being used to overcome...


Chronic periodontitis  (CP) accounts for 95% of PD caused by microorganism infection and aetiology with local irritation. Most CP patients are adults,...


Scaling and root planing (SRP) is the gold standard for the treatment of periodontitis. However, treated sites are subject to recolonization with a microbiota...


Gingival recession (GR) may be considered a gingival and/or alveolar mucosal defect with functional repercussion since progressive GR is caused by loss of...


Aesthetics is becoming everyday more and more important for patients. Indeed, one of the main reason for a dental consultation is the alteration of tooth...


The main purpose of dental treatment is to prevent tooth loss and aid in maintaining the functions of the stomatognathic system. However, the maintenance of...


Resective and regenerative procedures are applied in security for the treatment of periodontal intrabony defects. The ultimate aim of periodontology is to ...


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