“Periodontitis is a chronic multifactorial inflammatory disease associated with dysbiotic plaque biofilms and characterized by progressive destruction of the tooth‐supporting apparatus. Its primary features include the loss of periodontal tissue support, manifested through clinical attachment loss and radiographically assessed alveolar bone loss, presence of periodontal pocketing and gingival bleeding.”
Trombelli et al. 2018, Papapanou et al. 2018
This article is presented by Michaela von Geijer, DDS, TePe Headquarters.