Classifying periodontal diseases--a long-standing dilemma.

@article{Armitage2002ClassifyingPD,
  title={Classifying periodontal diseases--a long-standing dilemma.},
  author={Gary C Armitage},
  journal={Periodontology 2000},
  year={2002},
  volume={30},
  pages={9-23}
}
Any attempt to group the entire constellation of periodontal diseases into an orderly and widely accepted classification system is fraught with difficulty, and inevitably considerable controversy. No matter how carefully the classification is developed, and how much thought and time are invested in the process, choices need to be made between equally… CONTINUE READING