Clinical and microbial considerations for the treatment of an extended kindred with seven cases of prepubertal periodontitis: a 2-year follow-up.

@article{Bimstein1997ClinicalAM,
  title={Clinical and microbial considerations for the treatment of an extended kindred with seven cases of prepubertal periodontitis: a 2-year follow-up.},
  author={Enrique Bimstein and M. N. Sela and Lior Shapira},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={396-403}
}
D estructive forms of periodontal diseases may have an early onset in the primary dentition.1-~ Two types of prepubertal periodontitis (PP) have been described: 1 a) generalized prepubertal periodontitis (GPP), which is characterized by severe gingival inflammation, gingival tissue proliferation, gingival recession, and a widespread and rapid destruction of the alveolar bone and b) localized prepubertal periodontitis (LPP), which may be clinically inconspicuous, but alveolar bone loss (ABL) at… CONTINUE READING