Development of a classification system for periodontal diseases and conditions.

@article{Armitage2000DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a classification system for periodontal diseases and conditions.},
  author={G. Armitage},
  journal={Northwest dentistry},
  year={2000},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={
          31-5
        }
}
  • G. Armitage
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Northwest dentistry
  • Classification systems are necessary in order to provide a framework in which to scientifically study the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of diseases in an orderly fashion. In addition, such systems give clinicians a way to organize the health care needs of their patients. The last time scientists and clinicians in the field of periodontology and related areas agreed upon a classification system for periodontal diseases was in 1989 at the World Workshop in Clinical Periodontics… CONTINUE READING
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