• Medicine
  • Published in Oral sciences reviews 1976

Gingival crevicular fluid: a new diagnostic aid in managing the periodontal patient.

@article{Golub1976GingivalCF,
  title={Gingival crevicular fluid: a new diagnostic aid in managing the periodontal patient.},
  author={Lorne M. Golub and Israel Kleinberg},
  journal={Oral sciences reviews},
  year={1976},
  volume={8},
  pages={
          49-61
        }
}
On the whole, the studies on GCF have demonstrated that the flow of this fluid is sufficiently indicative of the inflammatory state that it can be used under a variety of clinical conditions to monitor and control gingival inflammation. Since gingivitis is extremely common, and since some cases of gingivitis presumably do not progress to periodontitis, the question could be posed whether or not a concerted effort to control inflammation (i.e. trying to achieve a GCF flow as near to zero as… CONTINUE READING

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