aggressive periodontitis


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aggressive periodontitis

the rapid destruction of the clinical periodontal attachment and the bone surrounding the tooth or teeth. It can occur localized or generalized in an otherwise clinically healthy patient but with probable selective immune dysfunction. Currently, no association between aggressive periodontitis and oral hygiene has been established. Formerly classified as early onset periodontitis, juvenile periodontitis, or localized juvenile periodontitis.

aggressive periodontitis

Abbreviation: AgP
Periodontitis in which alveolar bone loss and ligament failure occur rapidly, resulting in dental mobility and sometimes exfoliation (loss of teeth). The disease often begins in adolescence and may cluster in families. Synonym: generalized progressive periodontitis
See also: periodontitis
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9) A recent study reported that chronic periodontitis(CP) and generalized aggressive periodontitis (GAgP) patients had significantly higher GCF IL-6 levels in comparison with the healthy subjects.
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Correcting malocclusions is an important aid in the comprehensive treatment of periodontally compromised patients, even under conditions of extreme pathologies such as aggressive periodontitis, coupled with continuous monitoring and occlusal care to support the results.
Intra oral examination of the younger sibling revealed aggressive periodontitis and moderate gingivitis with gingival recession (Fig 1).
Prevalence of periodontopatic bacteria in aggressive periodontitis patients in Japanese population.
Occurrence of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in patients with Crhonic Periodontitis, Aggressive Periodontitis, Healthy subjects and children with Gingivitis in two cities of the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Direct examination represented by fresh and Gram stain revealed in patients with aggressive periodontitis, a predominance of flora especially curved, fusiform motile rods, and motile spirochetes and Gram negative bacilli and coccobacilli Gram negative and Gram-positive filaments (Figure2).
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