Treatment of periodontal abcess with Class II furcation involvement

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Nur Rahmah ; Arni Irawaty Djais (2016)
  • Publisher: Hasanuddin University
  • Journal: Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science (issn: 2503-0817, eissn: 2503-0825)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15562/jdmfs.v1i1.78
  • Subject: Periodontal abcess, Furcation involvement, Grade II | Dentistry | RK1-715

Treatment of periodontal abscess with furcation involvement has its own challenges in achieving the success of periodontal treatment. Teeth with periodontal abscesses often indicate the presence of furcation involvement. Most periodontal abscess occurs in approximately 92.5% molar. Furcation involvement on tooth abscesses had a greater challenge to the success of periodontal therapy. A male patient aged 36 years came to the clinic with active periodontal disease. On examination, the teeth are sensitive to percussion and 2o mobility. There is 13 mm deep pockets around the roots of teeth. On radiographic examination, appears severe bone destruction in the root area and furcation. Oral hygiene status was fair. Patients had a history of systemic disease type II diabetes mellitus. The periodontal abscess with furcation involvement with systemic disease type II diabetes mellitus can be treated with open flap and debridement so it can achieve a better prognosis. Systemic disease do not become a hindrance in periodontal treatment as long as the disease is controlled. Prognosis of teeth with abscess depend on the nature and extent of bone loss. Chronic periodontal abscess has a slow progressive bone destruction.
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