Systematic Diagnosis of Periodontal Diseases
Pp. 90-142 (53)
Comprehensive evaluation of periodontal diseases comprises the dental case
history, the assessment of periodontal records, x-rays and the update of medical history,
current medications, allergic disposition including treatment plan and preliminary
charges. In advanced periodontal disease and implant planning, indepth advices for
microbial testing and antibiotic treatment are presented. With the present chapter,
dental practitioners and hygienists obtain a practical guide for a contemporary, patientoriented
diagnosis of periodontitis and assessment of implant placement.
A. actinomycetemcomitans, Amoxicillin, Antibiotics, Bone loss, Case
history, Clindamycin, Dentition, Determination, Diagnosis, Disease severity,
Emergence profile, Endocarditis, Examination, Flap tension, Follow-up, Gingival
phenotype, Immunosuppression, Initial therapy, Intervention, Metronidazole,
Pathogen, Prediabetes, Pregnancy, Prepubertal periodontitis, Recording,
Resistance, Risk, Sampling, Screening, Stroke, X-ray.
Division of Periodontology, Medical Faculty, University of Düsseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, Düsseldorf, NRW 40225, Germany.