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Tips for Increasing Keratinized Tissue Width
A wide band of keratinized tissue is protective against future gingival recession.
Addressing Gingival Recession
A knowledge of available treatments is key to effective management of this common issue.
The Propensity for Gingival Recession
Preventive and maintenance practices are critical to preventing and managing this common periodontal problem.
Instrumenting Difficult-to-Reach Anatomy
Following are tips to effectively remove calculus from the deep palatal surfaces of maxillary molars and maxillary buccal…
Making the Right Choice
Appropriate instrument selection is integral to successful nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
Diagnosis Is Key to Reducing NSPT-Related Sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint, especially following periodontal debridement, a key component of nonsurgical periodontal…
- Nicole Fortune, RDH, MBA
- Melissa A. Obrotka, BA, RDH, ICP
- Timothy J. Hempton, DDS
The Relationship Between Porphyromonas Gingivalis and Systemic Disease
This oral bacterium implements strategies to invade the various tissues beyond the periodontium.
Detecting Endodontic-Periodontal Lesions
Identifying the etiology of endodontic-periodontal lesions is key to successful treatment.
The Pathogenicity of Porphyromonas Gingivalis
This Gram-negative anaerobe plays a significant role in inflammation and disease.
Clinical Decision Points as Guidelines for Periodontal Therapy
The advanced features of the 2018 American Academy of Periodontology/ European Federation of Periodontology classification system will help oral health professionals formulate effective treatment plans for patients in need of periodontal therapy.