E M Machtei

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The 4-year study examined the interrelationship between dental plaque, gingival inflammation and gingival sulcus depth in a 78 children (41 boys, 37 girls, aged 1 to 12 years at initial examination) living in a rural community in Israel. Plaque index (PlI) remained essentially the same throughout the study period for both primary and permanent dentition,(More)
In the clinical context, the width of the attached gingiva is established by substracting the sulcus depth from the width of the keratinized gingiva. Summarizing all factors, it becomes clear that control of marginal inflammation appears to be the most important key to limiting--and possibly reversing--an otherwise progressive recession. A nonsurgical(More)
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