AAP PERIO CLASSIFICATION

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Thursday 7 January 2010 with 0 comments



I – Gingival Disease (no attachment loss)
A.     Plaque-associated gingivitis
1.      Chronic gingivitis
2.      Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
3.      Gingivitis assoc with systemic conditions or medications
i.   Hormone induced
ii. Drug induced
iii.                       HIV
B.     Gingival manifestations of systemic disease and mucocutaneous lesions
1.      Bacterial, fungal, viral
i.   Acute herpetic gingivostomatitis
2.      Blood dyscrasias
i.   Acute monocytic leukemia
3.      Mucocutaneous diseases
i.   Lichen planus
C.    Other gingival changes
II – Early Periodontitis (1-2 mm attachment loss)
III- Moderate Periodontitis (3-5 mm attachment loss)
·        Increased mobility?
·        Furcation involvement?
IV- Advanced Periodontitis (6 mm and more attachment loss)
·        Mobility
·        Furcations likely
V- Refractory Periodontitis
·       Post therapy loss of attachment

Category: Periodontics Notes

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