Acute Necrotising Ulcerative Gingivitis (ANUG)

Acute Necrotising Ulcerative Gingivitis (ANUG)

Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis is an infection of the gingival tissues. This post will look at the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and management of cases of acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis. What is Acute Necrotising Ulcerative...

Endo-Perio Lesions

Terminology is always a difficult thing in dentistry, and endo-perio lesions can lead to some confusion. This post will look at the basics of these lesions and how to easily classify, diagnose and manage...

Systemic Antibiotics for Periodontal Diseases

Periodontal disease can be caused by a number of factors including plaque and bacteria, genetics and smoking. Before even considering antibiotics to treat forms of periodontal disease, it must be remembered that: Treatment RELIES...

Basic Periodontal Examination (BPE)

The Basic Periodontal Examination (BPE) is used as a basic screening method to check the periodontal status of a patient. It is a simple procedure and should be done on all patients to quickly...

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