Fibrotic Gingiva: Seeing Healthy Tissue that is Actually Diseased


Sumary of Fibrotic Gingiva: Seeing Healthy Tissue that is Actually Diseased:

  • Radiographs show generalized mild to moderate horizontal bone loss, and probing depths are generally 2-4 millimeters with localized 5-millimeter pockets..
  • It was then I realized that this patient had a mouthful of calculus hiding under a set of fibrotic gingiva, causing active periodontal disease..
  • The point is, we’ve got to do some thorough digging (sometimes literally!) to make a proper periodontal diagnosis and treatment plan..
  • We often look for little spicules or large ledges, but entirely miss the kind that comes hand in hand with fibrotic gingiva – the grainy sheets covering entire root surfaces, oh so easily escaping our notice….

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