Phase 1 Therapy

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10.1055/b-0034-56522 Phase 1 Therapy • Initial Treatment 2—Causal, Antimicrobial Therapy by the Dental Team Traditional, Non-surgical Pocket Treatment FMT—Pharmacologically Supported “Full Mouth Therapy” Actual Phase 1 therapy—the second component of…

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Periodontitis

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10.1055/b-0034-56506 Periodontitis Periodontitis maintains its position as one of the most widespread diseases of mankind, but fortunately only ca. 5–10% of all cases are aggressive, rapidly-progressing forms (Ahrens & Bublitz…

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Oral Pathologic Alterations of Gingiva and Periodontium*

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10.1055/b-0034-56507 Oral Pathologic Alterations of Gingiva and Periodontium* As they traverse their clinical course, plaque-induced inflammatory gingival and periodontal diseases may be enhanced or co-initiated by hormonal disturbances and the…

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Initial Treatment 1—

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10.1055/b-0034-56520 Initial Treatment 1— • Oral Hygiene by the Patient The patient’s oral hygiene (plaque control) remains today the primary supportive pillar of periodontal prophylaxis. It also supports treatment, and…

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Initial Treatment 1—

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10.1055/b-0034-56521 Initial Treatment 1— • Creating Conditions that Enhance Oral Hygiene Tooth Cleaning—Supragingival Scaling Creation of Hygiene Capability Gingivitis Treatment Active professional treatment by the dentist or dental hygienist should…

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HIV Infection—AIDS

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10.1055/b-0034-56508 HIV Infection—AIDS The immune deficiency disease AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is caused by the HIV virus 1, a retrovirus. It is a complex virus, whose RNA genome (8,700 bases)…

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Microbiology

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10.1055/b-0034-56498 Microbiology Bacteria are present throughout life in a myriad of sites on and in the human body. The bacteria may be beneficial for the host, or of no consequence…

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Data Collection—Diagnosis—Prognosis

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10.1055/b-0034-56510 Data Collection—Diagnosis—Prognosis Before any therapy is undertaken, clinical and other relevant data must be collected, to serve as the basis for diagnosis and a preliminary prognosis. The clinician must…

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Gingival Recession

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10.1055/b-0034-56509 Gingival Recession Type VIII B 1 Recession of the marginal gingiva (classified as Type VIII B 1) may result from various etiologies, and can occur in various clinical manifestations,…

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Structural Biology

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10.1055/b-0034-56496 Structural Biology “Structural biology” is a general term referring to the classical macromorphology and histology of tissues, as well as their function, including the biochemistry of the cells and…

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Medications

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10.1055/b-0034-56524 Medications Anti-microbial, Antibiotic, Anti-infective: Pharmacological Co-Treatment Host Factor Modulating Substances Anti-infectious Supportive Therapy—Antibiotics in Periodontitis Therapy The accumulation of bacteria upon the teeth represents the primary cause of gingivitis…

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Microbial Diagnosis—Test Methods

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10.1055/b-0034-56512 Microbial Diagnosis—Test Methods Microbiologic tests for the type and amount of marker bacteria are indicated primarily in aggressive periodontitis, refractory forms and patients manifesting severe periodontitis in conjunction with…

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Furcation Involvement—Furcation Treatment

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10.1055/b-0034-56526 Furcation Involvement—Furcation Treatment Because of its often bizarre anatomy and morphology, the furcation has been called a locus minoris resistentiae (Schroeder and Scherle 1987), a “special case,” and a…

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FMT—“Full Mouth Therapy”

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10.1055/b-0034-56523 FMT—“Full Mouth Therapy” Non-surgical Therapy, plus … FMD—“Full Mouth Disinfection” “Full Mouth Disinfection”—FMD It is becoming more and more clear that purely mechanical, non-surgical periodontitis therapy can be greatly…

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Tests of the Host Response—Risks

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10.1055/b-0034-56513 Tests of the Host Response—Risks Risk Factors Severity Factors Progression Factors All of the tests described thus far are based on clinical parameters and directly or indirectly on the…

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Gingivitis

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10.1055/b-0034-56503 Gingivitis Plaque-induced Gingivitis, Gingivitis Simplex, Type I A 1 Gingivitis is ubiquitous. It is a bacterially-elicited inflammation (non-specific mixed infection) of the marginal gingiva (Löe et al. 1965). In…

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Emergency Treatment

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10.1055/b-0034-56518 Emergency Treatment Many periodontitis patients are not aware of their disease, even though it may have been progressing over many years. Only when pain and acute inflammatory symptoms appear…

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Ulcerative Gingivitis/Periodontitis

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10.1055/b-0034-56504 Ulcerative Gingivitis/Periodontitis NUG/P = Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis/Periodontitis, Types V A (NUG) and V B (NUP) Ulcerative gingivitis is usually an acute, painful, rapidly progressing inflammation of the gingiva, which…

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