This investigation was designed to determine the reproducibility of probing pocket depths in maxillary facial and mandibular facial and lingual grade II and III molar furcation sites. 80 untreated molar teeth with 102 furcation invasions due to periodontitis were probed with a pressure-sensitive periodontal probe by 3 examiners. 8 sites per furcation were… (More)
Phenytoin has been the preferred drug for treating grand mal epilepsy for more than 40 years. The metabolism of this drug, its teratogenic potential, and its role in the pathogenesis of gingival overgrowth are discussed.