Gingivitis in young and old dogs.

  title={Gingivitis in young and old dogs.},
  author={Tord Berglundh and Jan Lindhe},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  volume={20 3},
The aim of the investigation was to study the development of gingivitis in young and old dogs. 10 beagle dogs were used. 5 of the dogs were 1 year old and 5 dogs were between 8 and 9 years of age. On day 0, all the teeth of all 10 dogs were scaled and polished. A 6-week period of plaque control was initiated. On day 42, a clinical examination was performed, microbial samples from the gingival sulcus were harvested and biopsies obtained from tooth regions 3P and 4P. The tooth-cleaning measures… CONTINUE READING
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