The combined effects of plaque and physical stress on periodontal tissues.

@article{Ericsson1986TheCE,
  title={The combined effects of plaque and physical stress on periodontal tissues.},
  author={Ingvar Ericsson},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1986},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={918-22}
}
Experiments have been performed in beagle dogs in attempts to evaluate the effect of orthodontic- and jiggling-type trauma on the supporting structures of premolars. The results reported have unanimously demonstrated that in situations where orthodontic or jiggling forces were inflicted on teeth with a normal periodontium, or on teeth with overt signs of gingivitis, the periodontal ligament tissue reacted by transitory signs of inflammation. These phenomena occurred without a concomitant loss… CONTINUE READING