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Dental caries disease
Dental occlusion (Angle classifications)
Diagnosis of periodontitis
Gingivitis and periodontitis
Plaque-induced periodontal disease diagnoses
Risk factors for periodontitis
Tooth decay and cavities
Plaque-induced periodontal disease is a type of gum disease caused by the buildup of plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, on the teeth and gums. The disease is characterized by inflammation and infection of the gums, which can lead to the destruction of the supporting tissues of the teeth, including the bone. The diagnosis of periodontal conditions may involve a physical exam, periodontal probing, X-rays, and lab exams.
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