A method for evaluation of periodontal problems on extracted teeth.

  • J Waerhaug
  • Published 1975 in Journal of clinical periodontology


It is shown that many periodontal problems can be evaluated by examining stained, extracted teeth. Presence or absence of gignival inflammation around the tooth before extraction can be established after extraction on the basis of presence or absence of plaque. Loss of attachment and its relationship to local etiological factors can also be established. The… (More)