Periodontosis: a problem in orthodontics.

  title={Periodontosis: a problem in orthodontics.},
  author={Paul N Baer and Frank G Everett},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  volume={46 9},
1. Periodontosis occurs in the same age group in which orthodontic therapy is most often done. It is a periodontal disease which in the early stages may show little or no gingival inflammation and is easily overlooked unless one is aware of the existence of this condition and looks for it. 2. Since malocclusions are common in adolescents, it is reasonable to expect that some adolescents with malocclusions will also develop periodontosis. 3. Periodontosis may have its onset during active… CONTINUE READING

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