moderate periodontitis


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moderate periodontitis

Periodontitis in which moderate bone loss and pocket formation are accompanied by abnormal tooth mobility.
See also: periodontitis
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Patients with advanced and moderate periodontitis were on the average older (48 years) than the control patients (45.
So patients with moderate periodontitis should receive non-surgical therapy to halt periodontal disease and limit the extent of surgical intervention needed in the future.
The prevalence of moderate periodontitis increased with age; the risk of being affected by periodontitis was 2.
Mean pocket depth for all subgroups was around 4, showed that all subgroups had moderate periodontitis but when that added to mean gingival recession (around 2) the whole attachment loss becomes on average about 7mm so the case become severe periodontitis.
51) Based primarily on the severity of attachment loss, the patient was classified into 1 of 4 categories: case type I: gingivitis, case type II: slight (early) periodontitis, case type III: moderate periodontitis or case type IV: advanced (severe) periodontitis (Table I).
Many studies have shown high success rates with NSPT in successful treatment of mild to moderate periodontitis.
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