Parameters of Care Summary - Plaque-Induced Gingivitis

Plaque-Induced Gingivitis: Inflammation of the gingiva in the absence of clinical attachment loss.

Clinical signs that may be present:

Therapeutic goal:

Consider these items in treating plaque-induced gingivitis:

Satisfactory response:

Unsatisfactory resolution:

Possible factors involved in unsatisfactory response:

Treatment for non-responsive patients may include:


Source: Journal of Periodontology, Volume 71 Number 5, May 2000 (Supplement)
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