Predicting Tooth Loss during a Population-Based Study: Role of Attachment Loss
in the Presence of Other Dental Conditions.
Periodontal measurements for both attachment loss
and pocket depth were made at the mid-facial and mesial facial interproximal sites on each permanent tooth in two randomly selected quadrants (i.
There was no statistically significant difference in frequency of smokers, diabetics, alcohol, Percentage and number of sites with probing depth > 5mm and clinical attachment loss
> 4mm, gestational weeks and birth weight in case and control group.
Studies have shown that laser treatment, when used together with conventional treatment methods, produces improvement in classic symptoms of periodontal disease, such as gingival bleeding, pocket depth, attachment loss
and tooth mobility.
increase with advancing age in CAD patients (Table I, p<0.
Heightened gingival inflammation and attachment loss
in type 2 diabetics with hyperlipidemia.
Research shows increased serum triglyceride levels in uncontrolled diabetics seems to be related to greater attachment loss
and probing depths," said O'Neill.
Studies have shown that site-based clinical periodontal information such as bleeding on probing, plaque scores and probing depths have poor predictive values for future clinical attachment loss
An oral examination determined the 41-year-old patient had swollen and receding gums, severe periodontal ligament attachment loss
on all teeth and bleeding gums at 76 percent of the areas examined.
probing depths, bleeding points, suppuration, mucogingival defects, recession, clinical attachment loss