Periodontal diseases of children and adolescents. An update.

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Almas K ; Paul T (1996)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Dental Research (issn: 0970-9290, eissn: 1998-3603)
  • Subject: Adolescent | Child | Chronic Disease | Female | Humans | Male | Periodontal Diseases | classification | diagnosis | epidemiology | therapy | P | Dentistry | RK1-715

Plaque related periodontal diseases in children and adolescents have long been recognized, but recent studies have highlighted their prevalence and presentation. The aim of this article is to highlight the current classification of periodontal diseases of children and adolescents and to review the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. This will help dental practitioners to diagnose and treat their juvenile and young adult patients suffering from different types of periodontal diseases.
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