This chapter will review the normal periodontium (anatomy and physiology), the etiology and pathogenesis of gingivitis and periodontitis, and the diagnosis of periodontal diseases.
KeywordsAlveolar Bone Periodontal Tissue Gingival Crevicular Fluid Gingival Recession Junctional Epithelium
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Eger T, Muller HP, Heinecke A (1996) Ultrasonic determination of gingival thickness. Subject variation and influence of tooth type and clinical features. J Clin Periodontol 23:839–845Google Scholar
- Page RC, Schroeder HE (1976) Pathogenesis of inflammatory periodontal disease. A summary of current work. Lab Invest 34:235–249Google Scholar
- Tatakis DN (1993) Interleukin-1 and bone metabolism: a review. J Periodontol 64:416–431Google Scholar
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003