Summary - Periodontology
A short summary about the topic of Periodontology.
The periodontium is the suspension system of the teeth. Loss of attachment due to gum disease can lead to loss of teeth. There are various exogenous and endogenous aetiological factors for gingivitis and periodontitis. Making a correct diagnosis is important when drawing up a treatment plan. There are various research methods that are noted in a pocket or periodontium status. Different treatment methods are discussed in this chapter.